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  • Jackets edge Vols to cap regular...

    Staff Reports

    Buford highlighted Jackets Senior Night, topping rival Andrew Jackson, 9-8 to cap regular-season baseball play Friday night at Buford Park.

    BHS, down 4-3 going to the bottom of the sixth, exploded for six runs to take a 9-4 lead.

    AJ rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh, but the Jackets held on for the win.

    Dylan Montgomery, who worked two innings, was the winner.

    Brett Sistrare hurled five innings before Montgomery came on in the final two frames.

  • Huey Blue Ridge Outlaw Late...

    Mike Huey captured the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models win to highlight racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    Matthew Nance, making his first-ever LMS start, had a rough time getting here as his hauler was in a wreck near Statesville, N.C.

    Nance led over Huey, David Yandle, and Brian Carswell in the early laps.

    The race then became a Nance and Huey show.

    Nance, the leader in points for the Fastrak touring Crate Late Model Series, was making his first Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models start this season.

  • Bruins host region golf...

    The Lancaster High School golf team, 15-1, 8-0 in Region III-AAAA play, will host the region golf tournament today at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The tournament was scheduled to be played Monday, but rain canceled the tournament to today.

    Play is slated to begin at 10 a.m. today.

    The Bruins, in their last outing, posted a 150 to sweep a four-way match with region foes Westwood, York and Ridge View last week at the LGC.

    York shot a 174, followed by Ridge View with a 222 and Westwood at 231.

  • Vols get their kicks in region...

    Andrew Jackson High School soccer celebrated an “orange-letter day” Thursday in high school soccer.

    Both AJ teams, by the same score, clinched Region IV-AA soccer championships with wins over county and region rival Buford High School.

    The Volunteers, visiting the Jackets, prevailed in the boys’ match, taking a 3-1 win over BHS, the defending region champion.

    The Lady Volunteers, at AJ, captured a 3-1 victory over the visiting Lady Jackets, who also won the 2017 region soccer crown.

  • Coker signs Thompson for track

    Lancaster High School senior track standout Frederick Thompson Jr., is moving on in his track and education career.

    Thompson, a middle distance runner and sprinter for the Bruins, is headed to Coker College in Hartsville to run with the Cobras, a NCAA Division II member which competes in the South Atlantic Conference.

    “Coker is a young track program and I feel I can help it grow and build the program there,” said Thompson, who signed at the LHS track on Thursday morning with family and his track coaches witnessing.

  • Bruins’ Fisher signs with USCU

    Lancaster High School softball senior first baseman De’Asia Fisher has been a part of the Lady Bruins’ diamond success and she wants to do the same at the next level.

    Fisher, headed to USC Union in the fall, is looking forward to the challenge ahead.

    “USC Union is a new program, a building process and I want to be a part of that,” Fisher said.

    Fisher has seen the LHS Lady Bruins have their share of success, a region title and a pair of district crowns in the Upper State softball playoffs.

  • Lambert wins Collegiate Disc...

    Steve Hill

    PDGA

    Alex Lambert is the only woman on a 12-strong contingent from Clemson University that made the two-and-a-half hour in-state trek to last week’s National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships. So when the spotlight was on and it was time to represent for the Tigers, the freshman mathematical sciences major answered the call.

  • Extreme 4 Shootout set April 28

    One of the most competitive divisions at Lancaster Motor Speedway and the one division that has averaged the highest car count over the past few years at LMS is having a big payday race Saturday.

    The Extreme 4 Division, ranked as one of the most competitive divisions at Lancaster Motor Speedway, will have the M&M Garage Muffler & Tire Extreme 4 Shootout with the winner getting a $1,000 payday on Saturday.

    If you are a part of the LMS Facebook group page, you  know the Extreme 4 Division is one of the most discussed divisions on social media.

  • Lady Vols win region crown

    The Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers, in impressive fashion, wrapped up the Region IV-AA softball title with an 8-1 win over Cheraw High School at AJ on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Volunteers bolted to a 5-0 lead and cruised to the seven-run win behind hurler Rebecca Price, who tossed a three-hitter at the Lady Braves.

    Price struck out three and allowed no walks.

    Price had two hits and drove in a run for the Lady Vols, who improved to 14-7 overall, 9-2 in region play.

    Morgan Eason and Carley Sims each had two hits.

  • Bruins top RNE Cavaliers 6-4

    The Lancaster Bruins avenged an earlier season Region III-AAAA loss, downing Richland Northeast, 6-4 on Tuesday at the Cavaliers field in Columbia.

    Hunter Thomas hurled the win in seven innings, allowing six hits, four walks and an earned run.

    Thomas struck out one.

    Logan Phillips paced the Bruins offense with three hits and three RBIs.

    Gillis Robinson supplied two hits and a RBI.

    Raul Garcia-Mora had two hits and a walk. Anson Taylor drilled two hits and had a sacrifice bunt.