Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Veterans boost AJ softball

    The Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers sport nine returnees from the 2015 state runner-up softball team and solid hope for the new season.

    AJ, with new leadership in coach Jason Crawford following the retirement of longtime AJ coach Steve Middleton, will bid to continue its competitive streak.

    A year ago the Lady Vols posted a 27-8 record on the way to the Class AA Upper State title.

    Crawford is confident the Lady Vols can continue their diamond shine.

  • County quartet set for North-...

    A trio of Lancaster County high school star basketball players will cap their prep hoops careers in the 68th annual North-South All-Star basketball games at Lexington High School on Saturday afternoon.
    The girls game is at 1 p.m., with the boys game to tip at 3.
    Lancaster High Lady Bruins’ senior aces Malia Rivers and Keyotta Garris will play for the North girls team.
    Indian Land Quantra Taylor, a 6-8, 240-pounder who has signed to play at Wingate University, will play for the North boys.

  • Lady Bruins down CHS Devils

    Lancaster upped its region mark to 2-1 with a 7-4 home win over Clinton High School on Tuesday night at the LHS softball field.
    Gracie Revels led the Lancaster attack with three hits and scored a run. Tomeshiona Jackson rapped two hits and had three RBIs. Summer Clinton supplied two hits, two RBIs and scored twice.
    Jada Ames had a hit, RBI, scored two runs and a sacrifice fly.
    Alexus Lowery drilled a hit, scored a run and drew a walk.
    Winning pitcher Ariana Ealy had a hit and tallied a run to boost LHS.

  • Returnees key in LHS softball...

    The 2016 Lancaster High School Lady Bruins sport no seniors on the LHS softball squad, but they have their share of experience for sixth-year head coach Kim Perry.
    The LHS girls, who went 17-8 last spring and finished as the Class AAA Upper State runners-up, return experience at nearly every position this spring.
    Perry has eight returnees to the LHS squad this season.

  • Yellow Jackets rally to edge CHS...

    Buford rallied for a single run in the sixth inning to take a 3-2 road win over Chesterfield and remain unbeaten in Region IV-AA baseball play at 4-0.
    The Jackets, 5-3 overall, snapped a 2-all draw as Austin Caskey’s RBI-single scored what proved to be the winning run in the top of the sixth.
    Caskey led the Buford offense with two hits and a RBI.
    BHS hurler Eric Miles, 2-0, posted the win, allowing two runs, a walk and three hits. Miles struck out six Rams.
    Miles backed his cause with a hit Wednesday night at CHS.

  • Lady Warriors top Bruins

    Indian Land blanked Class AAA county rival Lancaster High School, 6-0 at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday to stay unbeaten on the season.
    The Lady Warriors, rated third in Class AA girls, forged a 4-0 halftime lead to post their second win over the Lady Bruins this season.
    IL downed Lancaster, 7-0 in the Lugoff-Elgin Kickoff Classic at Lugoff-Elgin High School last month when the Lady Warriors won the girls preseason soccer tournament.
    Katherine Kilroy scored two goals to lead the 10-0 Lady Warriors on Wednesday night.