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Today's Sports

  • Volunteers repeat sweep of...

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson, in a hardwood rematch with Nation Ford, repeated the sweep of the visiting Falcons on Dec. 8
    The AJ girls, who won the season’s opener at Nation Ford, 38-30 Nov. 30, completed the season’s sweep with a 39-32 win Tuesday night.
    In the boys game, AJ rolled to a 73-44 win on Tuesday. The Vols posted a 63-52 win at NFHS.
    u In the girls game Tuesday night, the first quarter was low scoring, with the Lady Vols leading 8-3.

  • Bruins drop home pair to Bearcats

    Lancaster capped its pre-holiday home hoops slate, dropping a twin bill to Class AAAA foe Rock Hill High on Dec. 8.
    The Bearcats, who swept the Bruins Dec. 1 at the RHHS gym, did the same on their visit to LHS.
    The Rock Hill girls rallied for a 54-51 win and the Bearcats held on to top the Bruins, 39-37.
    u In the boys tilt, Rock Hill, on top 19-13 at the half, used a 10-7 run in the third period to forge a 29-20 lead on Lancaster with a quarter to go.

  • Bruins honor fall stars

    Lancaster High School blue and gold stars of Bruins’ fall sports shone bright one final time Dec. 9 in the LHS auditorium.
    LHS stars in football, cross country, girls tennis, girls golf, swimming and volleyball drew the spotlight at the annual event.
    The LHS fall awards night was sponsored by the Bruins Booster Club.
    Scott Michaw, a former Bruins athlete who is now director of the LHS Culinary Arts Department, provided refreshments following the awards.

  • LSS hosts Christmas Show Down...

    Lancaster Super Speedway, in the holiday spirit racing style, hosts the Christmas Show Down Mud Bog on Dec. 12 at 10:30 a.m.
    The event includes the ATVs, with a two-lap endurance race for the best time average for two laps.
    The payout for the ATVs is $100 for first place and $25 for second.
    The trucks/jeep event, in the 30-35 tire size class, has a $75 payout for first place and $25 for second.
    In the 35-40 tire size class, the top prize is $100 and $25 for second.

  • Camden grapplers capture annual...

    Camden compiled 168 points to capture the annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament at Indian Land High School on Dec. 5.
    The CHS Bulldogs, who had four grapplers in the finals, captured one individual title and had three finish second and three others notch a third-place showing.
    Sun Valley of Union County, N.C., which had four firsts, was a close second with 164 points.
    Cheraw was third with 152.5 points, followed by Northwestern 142.5, White Knoll 133.5 and host Indian Land with 99 points.

  • Strong finish sparks Jackets in...

    Buford rebounded from an early deficit to take a 49-30 win over Class AAA mat rival Lancaster on Dec. 7 in the LHS gym.
    Lancaster, which dropped a 48-27 loss to BHS last week in the Jackets’ gym, built a 30-10 lead, but BHS used a 39-0 surge to take the win.
    Matthew Wallace posted a decision to go with pins from Chase Taylor, Phillip Bryson, Scotti Moser and Dakota Barton to boost the Jackets, who improved to 2-1.

  • LC stars Upstate champs

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation small fry football all-stars are coming up big in postseason play.
    The small fry stars posted their fourth straight playoff win – a 28-0 victory over Mauldin – to win the Upper State championship and earn a bid to the state championship game.
    The Lancaster County small fry stars, ages 9-10, will face Florence for the state title at River Bluff High School in Lexington on Dec. 12 at 10 a.m.

  • USC fans backing Muschamp

    Lancaster area University of South Carolina football fans are excited about the hiring of new Gamecocks’ head football coach Will Muschamp.
    Muschamp, 44, was named the Gamecocks’ 34th head coach Dec. 6, and was formally introduced at a Williams-Brice Stadium press conference Dec. 7.
    “I’m encouraged,” said Hugh Mobley, a Lancaster native and USC board of trustees member. “Coach Muschamp is full of enthusiasm and he gets you excited. He has a lot of confidence in what he does.”

  • Rucker, Buford split in hoops...

    Buford Middle and A.R. Rucker split a pair of middle school basketball games Dec. 7.
    In the opener, the Buford girls rallied from a 14-9 halftime deficit to take a 32-19 win.
    BMS used a 12-2 third-period run to take a 21-16 lead going to the final period.
    Buford Middle, with tough defense, kept the upper hand for the 13-point win. BMS has allowed only 19 second-half points, 10 in the final period this season.

  • Mud Bog Show Down Dec. 12

    Lancaster Super Speedway is hosting the Christmas Show Down Mud Bog on Dec. 12.
    The Saturday event starts at 10:30 a.m. The divisions running include ATVs with a two-lap endurance race for the best time average for two laps. The payout for the ATVs is $100 for first place and $25 for second.
    In the truck/jeep event for the 30-35 tire size class, the payout is $75 for first place and $25 for second. In the 35-40 tire size class, first is $100 and $25 for second.
    In the 41-46 tire size class, the payout is $150 for first place and $25 for second.