Today's Sports

  • Jackets charge by Rams

    CHESTERFIELD – A happy Buford High School head football coach Tripp Watts sounded somewhat prophetic as he addressed his elated Jackets on Thursday night after BHS decked the host Chesterfield Rams, 35-25.
    “How many points did I say we needed to score to win this game?” said Watts. “We said 35 and that’s what we did.

  • Warriors garner national soccer...

    INDIAN LAND – The 2016 Indian Land High School soccer season, which produced a fifth straight Class AA Upper State title and bid to the AA state title match, has been history for five months, but the honors keep coming for the ILHS booters.
    Indian Land High School veteran soccer coach Adam Cole said his team was honored last week with two awards from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America  (NSCAA).
    The Warriors were honored with a national award for the 2016 season, earning the National High School Team Academic Award.

  • NGA Red Rose City Classic set...

    Staff Reports
    The second annual Natural Bodybuilding Show – the NGA Red Rose City Classic – is Oct. 15 at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bradley Building.
    Former Lancaster High School athlete Kennett Washington, a fitness expert, natural pro bodybuilder and owner of Healing Strength Personal Training in Charlotte, hosts the show.
    Doors open for the general public for prejudging at 10 a.m., with doors to open for the evening show at 5 p.m.

  • Bruins edge Redhawks

    BLYTHEWOOD – Lancaster High School head football coach Bobby Collins was happy, but not looking to tarry.
    “When you get a win on the road in region play against a good football team, you take it and go,” said Collins as he headed for the LHS bus in leaving Richland District Two Stadium on Friday night. “We take it, get home and move on to the next one.”
    If it seemed somewhat of a late escape, Collins wasn’t complaining.

  • Todd Talford strong in taking...

    For a competitor in his first national meet, Lancaster powerlifter Todd Talford fared quite well – best in the country.
    Talford, a powerlifter since 2011, won the national championship in the USA Powerlifting Bench Press National Championship in Aurora, Colo., on Sept. 10.
    Talford, competing in the raw division where he holds three S.C. state records, won the national crown with a 424-pound effort.
    Previously, he had won competitions in Raleigh (state meet) and Fort Mill (Battle of the Border).

  • Braves spoil Vols’ homecoming

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • Cycs notch 34-10 win over...

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

  • Volleyball teams to launch state...

    Three Lancaster County high school volleyball teams will launch their state title hopes in the state playoffs today.
    Teams from Andrew Jackson and Indian Land will be at home after placing in the top two in regular-season play which ended last week.
    AJ, which fell to North Central, 3-0 in a special playoff for the region volleyball title last Thursday at Buford, will be at home to face Liberty.
    The AJ-Liberty winner advances to face the Gray Collegiate vs. Christ Church winner on Monday.

  • Juniors net win in LHS powder...

    The juniors posted a 28-21 win in the annual Lancaster High School powder puff football game at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.
    The game is an annual event of LHS homecoming week.
    The juniors opened the scoring as Kiana Howze, who ran for 100 yards, dashed 65 yards for a touchdown.
    Sidney Cauthen and Ashley Abbott also scored in the first half to boost the juniors’ effort in their seven-point win.
    In the second half, Michaela Burton tallied to complete the juniors’ scoring.

  • Foster in North-South

    Three area players, led by Lancaster High School hard-charging running back Ant Foster, have been selected to play in the 69th annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach.
    Foster, the 2015 Lancaster County Player of the Year by The Lancaster News, will be joined by North Central High School’s Cedric Cunningham and Lewisville’s Mike Hill.