Today's Sports

  • Carley Sims’ blast lifts AJ

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers used a clutch long ball to take an 8-7 softball win over county rival Lancaster High School at the LHS field on Thursday night.

    AJ, coming off a Region IV-AA loss to Cheraw, trailed 4-1 after three innings, but the Lady Vols rallied to take a 6-4 lead in the top of the sixth inning.

    Lancaster, unbeaten on the season coming into the game, rallied to tie the game at 6-all.

    In the top of the seventh, the visiting Lady Vols struck for two runs which gave them the win.

  • County trio on North team

    Lancaster County will have its share of stars among the state basketball elite at the annual North-South All-Star girls game this weekend.

    Two county hardwood aces and a coach will represent the county on the North squad.

    The trio includes Lancaster High School senior Zaria Woods, Buford High School senior Payton Howell and Lady Jackets coach T.J. Armbrust.

    “This is a great honor to be recognized by your peers,” Armbrust said. “I was thrilled when I was notified of my selection as an all-star coach.

  • Vols top Bruins on penalty kicks

    Andrew Jackson stayed unbeaten on the prep soccer season with a 3-2 (4-2 in penalty kicks) shootout win over Lancaster at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.

    LHS was up 1-0 at halftime after Jonathan Baker made a great run in the AJ box and was taken down for a penalty.

    Cristian Diaz stepped up to tally the penalty kick for a 1-0 Bruins lead at the half.

    The second half started off wide open with both teams creating plenty of chances.

  • Warriors hold off Jackets for 11...

    Indian Land forged an early 9-0 lead and held on for an 11-8 win over Buford at the Warriors baseball field on Tuesday night.

    Wes Barfield took the win, going four innings. He allowed three runs on six hits and struck out one.

    Nolan Bolt recorded the last four outs to notch the ILHS save.

    Johnathan Belk took the loss, yielding four hits and seven runs over one and a third innings. He fanned two.

  • LMS gears for opener tonight

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is gearing up for its first race of the 2018 racing season.

    The track, under new ownership and management, will feature a two-day show for the 2018 LMS opener

    The action tonight has the SECA Crate Late Models paying $1,000 to win, Pure Stock V8 $400, Extreme 4 $400 and Super Stock.

    SECA Crate Sportsman and Renegade will run heats tonight.  After the racing tonight, the Carolina Clash Super Late Models have three rounds of practice.

  • Lady Bruins top York

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins blanked Region III-AAAA softball foe York at the LHS field on Tuesday night.

    Lady Bruins senior hurler Summer Clinton was the winner, striking out eight. She allowed two hits and a walk.

    Ashley Abbott had two hits to lead LHS. Gracie Revels belted a home run.

    Sydney Cauthen, Taylor Ames, Madison Morris, Ana Watts and Clinton each had a hit for Lancaster.

    Morris had a RBI.

    Alexus Lowery drew two walks and Kadaja Cunningham walked.

  • LHS golfers 7th in Bengal...

    The Lancaster High School golf team placed seventh in the annual Bengal Invitational at Blythewood on Tuesday.

    Hilton Head Christian topped the field with a 613, followed by Gaffney 617, Hartsville 619, Fox Creek 625 and Bishop England 625.

    Teams 6-10 were Lexington 628, Lancaster 631, Boiling Springs 635, Blythewood 637 and A.C. Flora, and Fort Mill tied for 10th with a 638 each.

    Brady Hinkle led LHS with a 150 (77-73), Trey Crenshaw followed 154 (79-75). Mason Tucker tallied a 159 and Nick Mangano had a 168.

  • 10U Rec stars state champs

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation 10U girls basketball all-stars were brilliant Saturday in Mullins.

    The Lancaster County 10U stars captured the state championship with a sweep of the state field at the Mullins Recreation Center.

    The Lancaster County stars, the Central District champions, brought home the state title trophy with a pair of impressive wins – 37-10 over Wahalla, the Western District champ, and 39-15 over North Charleston, the Southern District titlist.

  • Speedway to host two-day special...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway, cranking up its 65th season, held its annual car show and open practice Saturday.

    Track officials said both events were successful as the fans and drivers came out and enjoyed time with their racing family and met the new LMS management.

    Now, it is time for the regular racing season to begin, with LMS hosting an action-packed two days of racing Friday and Saturday nights.

    The track’s 2018 opener, under new management, is fast approaching, akin to a hard-driving driver focused on the first-place finish line.

  • Indians sweep Lancers

    USC Salkehatchie completed a four-game sweep of visiting USC Lancaster, taking two wins over the Lancers on Sunday in Allendale.

    The USCS Indians capped the sweep with a 7-3 win over USCL.

    Johnny Watts led the USCL offense with two hits. Bo Owens ripped a double, drove in two runs and scored a run.

    Josh Tucker had a hit and tallied a run. Chris Coker had a RBI.

    Ryan Knowles, who worked three innings, took the loss, allowing seven hits, six runs, three earned runs and a walk. He fanned three.