Today's Sports

  • Bruins host Vols in lift-a-thon

    The Lancaster High School football team will hold its second annual lift-a-thon on April 2 when LHS hosts Andrew Jackson High at 10 a.m. in the Bruins gym.
    The competition will include bench press.
    “Our off-season workouts have gone well and we’re pleased with the progress,” LHS coach Bobby Collins said. “Our players have put in the time and worked hard since our 2015 season ended.

  • Lady Warriors blank Vols for...

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors soccer team improved to 12-1 on the season with a 7-0 Region IV-AA home win over the Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers on Monday night.
    The Lady Warriors held a 5-0 lead at the half on the way to the victory.
    Nia Pressley tallied two goals, while Reagan Hunter, Abby Myers, C.C. Thompson, Kailee Erwin and Kelsey Long each scored for the IL girls.
    Myers, Long and Thompson each had an assist for IL, which outshot AJ, 25-0.
    Emma Thompson notched the shutout.

  • AJ unbeaten with golf wins over...

    The Andrew Jackson High golf team stayed perfect on the season – 17-0 – with a pair of wins at the Camden Country Club on Monday.
    The Volunteers, 6-0 in region play, shot a 149 to down Class AAA foe Camden (171) and Class AAAA Lugoff-Elgin (223).
    Logan Sowell, the AJ senior ace, shot a 33 on the par-35 course. Sowell was followed by Chandler Norville with a 37, Caleb Brown’s 39 and Emily Cox with a 40.
    Mason Sowell had a 41 and Dakota Roberts carded a 50.

  • Jackets rally to edge Warriors,...

    Buford rallied from a 3-2 deficit to post a 5-3 comeback win over Region IV-AA rival Indian Land at the Warriors’ baseball field on Monday night.
    The Jackets, 6-4, 5-1, ignited for three runs to take the two-run win in the BHS sixth.
    Dylan Sistare’s RBI-hit tied the game at 3-all and the Jackets added two more runs as Scotti Moser scored on an error and Brady Horton singled home a run.
    BHS hurler Eric Miles, 3-0, was the winner in seven frames as he struck out 15.

  • Playoff decides Kershaw Golf...

    Sunshine broke through the clouds at the Kershaw Golf Course on Saturday as 18 teams competed on the links to conquer the challenge of the 2016 KGC Spring Tournament.
    The tournament to benefit the Kershaw Golf Course saw two teams tie at 54, 18-under par.
    The foursome of Hubert Brown, Wade Floyd, Jay Pardue and Jerry Pardue captured first place in a card playoff against the team of Caleb Brown, Chandler Norville, Logan Sowell and Mason Sowell, who finished as the runner-up team.
    The winning team had a birdie on No. 2 to earn top honors.

  • Bailey 10K Laps winner

    Jareth Bailey’s first attempt at a 10K road race resulted in a first finish.
    Bailey, the Buford High School track and football coach and math teacher, posted top honors in the Laps for Lancers’ 10k, a first in the USC Lancaster Educational Foundation fundraiser, with a 39:57 Saturday morning at USCL.
    Bailey, 28, said he held true to his race strategy for his first 10K race.

  • Bailes captures Clash win in...

    The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series headlined racing action, with Ross Bailes taking the coveted checkers at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.
    The Carolina Clash was the featured race for the inaugural Palmetto State Championship at the dirt oval.
    Chris “Smokey” Madden captured the pole, setting a new track record of 18.219.
    At the green, Madden and hometown favorite, “The Rock Hill Bad Boy,” Ben Watkins battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Warriors blank Vols, 4-0

    KERSHAW – The Indian Land High School Warriors capped a busy week of play with a 4-0 win over county foe Andrew Jackson Friday night.

    Indian Land, ranked third in the latest Class AA state poll, defeated Buford, 6-1 on Tuesday and Class AAAA York Comprehensive, 4-0 on Wednesday.

    AJ topped Lewisville 4-1 on Monday and lost a close region match to Cheraw, 3-2 in overtime Wednesday night.

  • BHS sports solid softball hopes

    The Buford Lady Jackets’ softball team returns a solid cast for the 2016 season with the hope of a strong run in the Class AA playoffs.

    BHS, led by third-year head coach Lael Allen, has its share of experience with veteran players at each position off the 20-10 team.

    Junior Sydney Sullivan, the Lady Jackets MVP and a Class AA all-state and all-region pick last season, will lead the BHS pitching staff. Senior hurler Jensen Shelby provides support in the circle.

  • Martial Arts tourney awards...

    The 42th Annual Universal Martial Arts Championship continued in the excellence of the event’s solid past.

    The tournament, promoted by Hanshi James White and the Universal Karate Studios, is regarded as a fun-packed and exciting event.