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Today's Sports

  • LHS girls soccer going strong

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins advanced to the Class AAA Upper State soccer playoffs last spring, but their stay in postseason play was short.

    The LHS girls, who went 6-16, including a 4-4 region mark, are hoping for a deeper postseason run this time around.

    Lancaster was a first-round casualty, falling to Blue Ridge, 4-2 last May, but the Lady Bruins booters’ hopes are higher this time around.

  • Barrett to lead Red Devils...

    GREAT FALLS – It isn’t an introduction as much as it is a homecoming.

    Great Falls High School announced Wednesday morning that Northwestern High School assistant coach John Barrett is the Red Devils’ new head football coach.

    Barrett, 59, will be new to Great Falls, but not to the county. Barrett was an assistant at Chester High School for nine years.

  • LHS tops Stallion field

    The Lancaster High School golf team shot a 322 to capture the Stallion Invitational prep golf tournament hosted by South Pointe High School at the Waterford Golf Club in Rock Hill on Thursday.

    Lancaster High, led by tournament medalist Brady Hinkle, topped the nine-team field by five shots over Class AAAA foe Clover High School.

    Hinkle, a LHS ace sophomore, shot a 74 to earn medalist honors by four shots.

  • Vols golfers net revenge in sweep

    Andrew Jackson posted a links sweep of rivals Lancaster and Buford at the Kershaw Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon.
    The Volunteers, who dropped their lone loss to LHS last week, rebounded to shoot a 145 to top the Bruins, who shot a 155, and Buford High with a 162.
    Logan Sowell, the AJ senior golf ace, shot a three-under 33 to earn medalist honors for the Vols.
    Chandler Norville and Caleb Brown, headed to Spartanburg Methodist to play golf, each carded a 37. Mason Sowell shot a 38.

  • Lady Bruins top Lady Volunteers

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins posted their second regular-season softball win over Andrew Jackson this spring, taking a 6-3 victory at the AJ field on Tuesday night.
    Summer Clinton, who hurled the win, aided the LHS attack with two hits and drove home a run.
    Clinton worked four innings and faced 18 batters. She allowed two runs, two hits and three walks. She struck out one.
    Ariana Ealy went three innings in relief and faced 12 AJ batters. She gave up three hits and a run. Ealy had a hit and tallied a run.

  • Volunteer booters blank...

    Andrew Jackson blanked Lewisville, 5-0 in a boys prep soccer non-region win on Tuesday night.
    The Vols forged a 2-0 halftime lead on the way to the shutout victory over the Lions.
    Trent Bartell, who notched two goals, opened the scoring as he tallied off a free kick. John Ware put AJ up 2-0 at the break, scoring an unassisted goal. Jared Truesdale made it 3-0 as he scored on a one-on-one with the LHS keeper and was assisted by David Truesdale.

  • Warriors trip Eagles, 4-3

    Indian Land, with a three-run first inning, jumped on visiting Central High School of Pageland on its way to a 4-3 Region IV-AA baseball win on Wednesday.
    Warriors scored in the first on an RBI-single by Hunter Laney, an RBI-single by Jay Hildreth, and a groundout by Reed Lilly.
    Warriors held off Central High School, as the visiting Eagles were unable to overcome a three-run second-inning deficit.
    Central High scored two runs in the sixth inning on a Tommy Eubanks’ RBI-single, but the Warriors held the lead for the region win.

  • Sprint Cars at LSS on Saturday...

    The USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour, featuring the Sprint Cars, invade the Lancaster Super Speedway half-mile on Saturday night.
    The Sprint Cars, presented By K&N Filters, are always a fan favorite at LSS due to the speeds they have down the long straightaways into the turns.
    One driver known as Lancaster Super Speedway’s most popular Sprint Car driver is Eric Riggins Jr.
    Riggins has the big half-mile track figured out pretty well.

  • IL banking on soccer veterans

    The Indian Land Warriors have finished as the Class AA boys state runner-up four straight seasons and they’re hoping the fifth time is the charm.
    IL, in its final season of Class AA play, sports a strong cast of players for the 2016 high school soccer season.
    Senior midfielder Garrett Gerdes, the Warriors’ 2015 MVP and Region IV-AA Player of the year, heads the returnees.
    He has plenty of support in senior midfielder Matthew Medlock, the Warriors’ Defensive MVP who posted two goals and five assists last season for the 16-5 IL boys,

  • Coaches pleased with liftathon

    Lancaster and Andrew Jackson high school coaches each came away with positive vibes following the Bruins’ second annual liftathon in the Lancaster High School gym on Saturday.
    Lancaster High School third-year head football coach Bobby Collins noted success for his team as did Andrew Jackson High second-year head football coach C.J. Frye.
    Collins noted the effort of three LHS players during the competition, which featured the bench press.