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Today's Sports

  • Buford High Lady Jackets...

    The Buford High Lady Jackets are on a roll, holding an unbeaten record on the season to date.

    BHS, under the leadership of fourth-year head coach Taylor Roberts, was 9-0 at midweek, with a 5-0 Region IV-AA mark.

    “The key to our season so far has been playing smart, but also aggressive,” Roberts said.

    Buford, which went 17-5 last season and finished third in the region, is led by senior captains Kristin Wemes and Bailey Dingler.

    Wemes, as a junior, reaped all-region honors and was named the Lady Jackets MVP.

  • County duo reaps Tri-County...

    FORT MILL – Two Lancaster County high school football players reaped top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting at Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    Lancaster High School offensive lineman Fred Reid and Indian Land High’s Alex Murphy led the county honorees for week three play.

    Reid, in the Bruins’ home loss to Chester, graded 93 percent with two pancake blocks and no sacks allowed to earn the Class AAAAA-AAAA offensive lineman of the week.

  • LSS hosts Spin Spittle Memorial...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host a special race, the Spin Spittle Memorial Race in the Vintage Division, on Saturday night.

    Spittle was a huge part of racing in the Carolinas during his racing career, capturing wins at numerous tracks over the years.

    Spin’s son Marty Spittle has been racing in the Vintage Division and has captured his share of wins as well.

  • LHS boys fifth, girls seventh in...

    The Lancaster High School boys swim team placed fifth and the LHS girls were seventh in the 15-team Invitational Meet held Saturday in Rock Hill.

    Points were awarded for the top eight finishers in the event.

    200 IM – 5. Makenzy Mills

    50 freestyle – 6. Alaina Houghtaling; 4. Samuel Page

    100 butterfly – 6. Taylor Teague

    100 backstroke – 3. Makenzy Mills; 2. Samuel Page

    100 breaststroke – 8. Alaina Houghtaling

  • Catoe still strong as panel chief

    Picks leader Mandy Catoe is a major KC Chiefs fan.

    She will be the first to tell you so. That’s first like in the Picks lead to date.

    In case you missed it last week, Mandy, a News correspondent, was one of two panelists to call the Chiefs’ road upset of the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots to open the 2017 NFL season.

    Mandy, true to her fav team, has been well, uh, chief of the Picks panel, holding a five-game lead this week.

    She said it’s “gonna be the year.”

  • Jackets hold off Rebels, 27-24

    MONROE, N.C. – Buford remained perfect on the season, outlasting the Parkwood Rebels of Union County, N.C., 27-24 for the Jackets’ third win of the season, first on the road.

    Buford held off a determined Parkwood team and sealed the win by recovering an onside kick with 1:39 left.

    Buford, who led the whole game, relied on its defense in the second half to secure the win.  

  • Cycs ignite to bury Bruins

    Chester High football coach Victor Floyd said it was a matter of the Cyclones finding their rhythm, and when they did, they rolled.

    The 3-1 Cycs ignited for 36 second-half points on the way to a 43-22 win over Lancaster in the 50th anniversary home opener at Lancaster Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

    The Bruins, 1-2, rallied from a 7-0 halftime deficit to tie the game on quarterback Kemarkio Cloud’s 12-yard scoring dash with 10:38 to play in the third period.

    Cloud, for the night, ran for 116 yards on 12 carries.

  • Centurions rally, down Warriors

    The song remains the same in the early season for the Indian Land Warriors.

    Friday night, Indian Land went toe to toe with the host Broome Centurions, but ultimately succumbed, 27-16, thanks to their own mistakes, Broome’s running game, and the Centurion defense.

    Broome went three-and-out on their first drive, and things went from bad to worse for the Centurions. 

  • Mangum doubles down with two wins

    On Saturday night, the leader of Timbo Nation (as Timbo Mangum fans say, there is one nation and that is Timbo Nation.) put on a show for his fans at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    Mangum captured his first Super Stock win since May 10, 2014.

    In the SECA Crate Late Model main event, the front row was Timbo Mangum and Hank Taylor. When the green flag dropped to start the race, Mangum, Taylor, Kelly Fetger and Pat Linsday roared into turn one battling for the lead.

    Exiting turn two, Mangum led while Taylor, Fetger and Linsday chased.

  • LHS swimmers defeat Rock Hill

    The Lancaster High swim team posted a road win over Class AAAAA foe Rock Hill High School on Thursday.

    The Bruins teamed for a 224-97 win over the Bearcats. The LHS girls won, 123-38 and the LHS boys prevailed, 101-59.

    Lancaster also won five relay events.

    200 freestyle – 1. Isabella Ihm, 2. Mallory McDow, 3. Torie Johnson; 1. Braydon Powers, 3. Louie Prete, 4. Andrew Bell

    200 IM – 1. Makenzy Mills, 3. Tamra Tipton; 2. Luis Bravo, 3. Nathan Reid, 4. Matt Prete