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Today's Sports

  • County trio set for all-star...

    A trio of Lancaster County hoop stars will be competing among the best seniors in the game at two different hardwood venues this weekend.

    Andrew Jackson High Lady Volunteers star Alexxus Sowell will make AJ hoops history as the first AJHS player in the Carolinas Classic All-Star Basketball game at Myrtle Beach’s Socastee High School on Saturday.

    The Carolinas Classic annually features the top senior basketball players in the Carolinas.

  • Lady Vols have new coach,...

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ softball team sports a new coach, and plenty of veteran players for the 2017 season.

    Coach Wesley Kidd, who built a strong softball program at West Stanley High School (N.C.) where he won a state title in 2013, is the Lady Vols’ new coach.

    Kidd is new to the AJ softball program, but sports a solid cast of returnees this spring, including three all-region players – seniors Kinsley Adams, Cassidy McKittrick and Morgan Hendrix.

  • Bruins fall to York, 7-4

    Lancaster saw a two-game win streak halted with a 7-4 home loss to York at the LHS baseball field on Wednesday.

    Tanton Burns led the Cougars with two hits and two RBIs. Thomas Caldwell supplied two hits and drove in a run.

    Nick Clayton, Drew Carroll and Austin Devinny each had a pair hits in York’s 13-hit attack.

    C.J. Brown led the Bruins with two hits, a stolen base and scored a run.

  • Lady Jackets down Cheraw

    The Buford High School softball team opened Region IV-AA play, taking a 5-0 win over Cheraw High School on Friday.

    BHS senior ace Sydney Sullivan hurled the win, notching 12 strikeouts and a walk.

    Hunter Allen, Emily Taylor and Hannah Boone each had two hits to lead the Buford attack.

    Lexie Sullivan, Morgan Deese, Tiffani Patterson and Kaylee Shelby each had a hit for the BHS girls.

  • DaJuan would be proud of Ron,...

    This might sound off base, but I hope there was a hole in heaven Sunday.

    Funny as it might seem, it has nothing to do with the snow, but the descending beauty Sunday morning was something to behold.

    Hope you had a chance to admire the Lord’s creation.

  • Lancaster Super Speedway opens...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will crank up its 2017 racing season with Pepsi Night at the half-mile oval Saturday.

    The ever-popular Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series will be here to launch the 2017 LSS racing season in grand fashion.

    The Carolina Clash Super Late Models will be racing for $5,000 to highlight opening night at the track.

  • Bruins top Vols, 8-4

    Lancaster improved its regular-season baseball record to 2-1 with an 8-4 win over host Andrew Jackson High School on Saturday at the Volunteers’ field.

    The Bruins used 11 hits to key their eight runs in the four-run win over the Vols.

    C.J. Brown led the LHS offense with three hits, including two doubles and a home run. He drove in four runs and scored twice.

    Sergio Vasquez supplied two singles and a RBI. Logan Phillips produced two hits and scored twice.

  • Buford girls 4-0 on soccer season

    The Buford High girls soccer team upped its record to 4-0, blanking visiting Fairfield Central High School of Winnsboro, 9-0 on Thursday night.

    Isabella Jones and Alexa Blackmon led the BHS scoring with two goals each.

    Victoria Hinson, Payton Howell, Emma Larson, Kaylee Ghent and Cassie Bailey each scored one goal.

    Senior keeper Tory Knight recorded her fourth shutout of the season.

  • Lady Jackets have experience,...

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets’ softball team won the 2016 Class AA state championship, and have solid hope in defending their state crown this spring.

    Buford, led by veteran coach Lael Allen, returns a strong cast from the 2016 squad, which went 24-5 and defeated Lower State champion Dillon for the state title.

    The team returns ace hurler Sydney Sullivan along with six other starters from the top team in Class AA.

  • Lancers drop three of four games

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers dropped an 8-3 loss to Indian Hills Community College (Iowa) to cap play in its four-games at Emerson, Ga., on Sunday.

    The Lancers, 21-7, had only five hits, one each from Jared Williams, Josh Evans, Evan Edwards, Rusty Grayson and Evan Flynn.

    Kipp Rollings, 4-2 on the season, took the loss in six innings of work. He allowed six runs, two earned runs, six hits and two walks.