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Today's Sports

  • Lady Jackets blitz Knights for...

    Buford split a Region IV-AA twin bill with North Central High School on Tuesday night in the Jackets’ gym.
    The BHS girls built an early lead and steadily pulled away for a solid 72-40 win over North Central at BHS.
    In the boys game, North Central earned a measure of hardwood revenge, taking a 72-54 win over the Jackets.
    The Lady Jackets took the lead in the first period when senior Morgan Deese sparked the BHS girls, hitting eight of her 14 points to give Buford an 18-8 lead after one period.

  • Bruins drop pair to RVHS Blazers

    Lancaster capped a three-game hoops home stand to open the 2017 portion of the Bruins’ schedule, dropping a Region III-AAAA doubleheader to Ridge View on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Bruins fell in the opener, a 64-41 loss, and the Bruins lost, 76-62.
    The girls game was tight to the final quarter when the Lady Blazers used a 25-9 blitz to notch their 23-point win.

  • Vols notch sweep of Rams

    CHESTERFIELD  – The Andrew Jackson High Volunteers made the most of a Region IV-AA road trip to Chesterfield on Tuesday night.
    The sixth-rated Lady Vols topped the CHS Lady Rams, 46-35 and the No. 2 AJ boys rolled to a 64-49 win.
    The AJ boys teams had a fast-paced with the CHS boys.
    Several fast breaks and full-court runs made the game exciting.
    The Volunteers gained the lead in the first quarter, 20-8, and kept the advantage for the rest of the game.

  • BHS resets game as teams return...

    The impact of the winter storm over the weekend led to one county basketball game being rescheduled for later this month.
    Buford High School’s road basketball game with Chesterfield, which was slated for Friday, Jan. 6, has been reset for Thursday, Jan. 19.
    The girls game is at 6 p.m., with the boys to play at 7:30.
    The game was the first region game for Buford to open the 2017 schedule.

  • International Bowl-bound

    Indian Land High School sophomore kicker Brandon Dickerson has kicked his way to a second straight appearance in the International Bowl.
    Dickerson, 15, played in the 2016 International Bowl at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium and he will return for a second straight year in Arlington, Texas.

  • Elementary to see Watson was...

    In the wee hours of Tuesday morning on the heels of Clemson dethroning
    Alabama for the College Football Playoff National Championship, my thoughts went back to Christmas Eve, 2013.
    That day I recall buying a USA Today, which in that holiday edition focused on college football recruiting.
    In the issue, I remember reading about a Clemson University football recruit named Deshaun Watson, considered the nation’s top dual threat quarterback.

  • TIGERS WIN!

    After a 35-year wait since their last national championship, Clemson fans rejoiced in the wee hours Tuesday morning, celebrating four of the greatest final minutes in college football history.  
    Kevin Sims of Kershaw was there in the pandemonium at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium. He said he was certain that the Tigers, down 24-14 to Alabama at the start of the fourth quarter, would come back to win the championship.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models...

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Doug McManus, owner of Lancaster Super Speedway, and Jason Smoot, founder of the growing and ever-popular Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series, have come to an agreement.

    The agreement is to have the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models run at the half-mile Lancaster Super Speedway once a month during the upcoming season.

  • Weather freezes prep play

    The forecast of a winter storm this weekend caused Lancaster County high schools to alter their winter sports schedule.

    Prep basketball games involving Lancaster and Indian Land high schools were moved ahead a day.

    Lancaster and Indian Land were slated to play home games Friday night, but the games were reset and played Thursday night.

    Buford was scheduled to play varsity basketball games Friday and Saturday, but the games were canceled.

  • Warriors drop home pair to...

    Indian Land tipped off the 2017 part of its 2016-17 varsity basketball schedule and fell twice on the hardwood at the ILHS gym on Wednesday night.
    Visiting Parkwood of Union County, N.C. notched the hoops sweep of the Warriors.
    The Lady Warriors, in the varsity opener, dropped a 52-36 loss and the Warriors lost in the nightcap, 72-51.
    In both games, the ILHS teams started strong only to fall to the Rebels teams.