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Today's Sports

  • Buford Middle rolls to win over...

    The Buford Middle School Jackets rallied from an early 8-0 deficit to post their first win of the season with a 20-8 comeback victory over Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School on Wednesday.
    Buford, down 8-0, rallied to slice the lead to 8-6 on Tyler Vespe’s 50-yard touchdown run. The two-point conversion try failed.
    Buford came back to take the lead for good as quarterback Evan Teague tallied on a three-yard run. Teague’s scoring run was set up when he hit Dalton “Bubba” Catoe on a 25-yard pass.

  • Lancaster drivers gearing up for...

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers are preparing their cars for the fourth annual King Of The Carolinas race at Carolina Speedway in Gastiona, N.C.
    Lancaster drivers have held their own throughout the years at the KOC races and will be seeking to do the same this year. The Carolinas’ best dirt track drives will come to the track known as “The Action Track,” Oct. 13-15.

  • Coaches honor Warriors duo

    FORT MILL –  Two Indian Land High School football players were honored during the week six meeting at the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    Indian Land High School sophomore linebacker Robbie Csuhta and sophomore kicker Brandon Dickerson led the Lancaster County honorees.
    Csuhta was named the Class AAA-AA-A Defensive Player of the Week, while Dickerson was tabbed as the AAA-AA-A Special Teams Player of the Week.
    Csuhta had a solid effort in the IL Warriors’ road loss to Chester.

  • LHS swimmers dominate region meet

    Lancaster High dominated the Region III-AAAA swim meet, with the LHS boys posting 130 points and the LHS girls taking 110 at the Rock Hill Aquatics Center on Saturday.
    South Pointe’s girls had 65 points and the SPHS boys had 30. Richland Northeast girls had 12 and RNE boys had three.
    York boys had 19 and the York girls eight. Ridge View’s boys had eight points and the RVHS girls had three.

  • Thursday tilts key slate

    In a limited week seven schedule, the Lancaster County football schedule has only two games, both set for Thursday.
    Lancaster, continuing Region III-AAAA play, has another trip to the Midlands, but this game is Thursday night.
    Lancaster, 4-2, 1-0, ventures to Pontiac to face Richland Northeast on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
    RNE shares the facility, Harry Parone Stadium, with Spring Valley High School, which also has a home game Friday.

  • Lancaster game canceled

    Lancaster High School's road football game with Richland Northeast, slated to be played Thursday, has been canceled.

    A make-up date has not been set.

    Schools in Richland and Lexington counties will be closed today (Wednesday), Thursday and Friday, so no after-school activities – games or practices – are allowed. The closing of the schools come in response to the impact of Hurricane Matthew.

    Stay tuned for more reports related to the rescheduling of games and school-related activities.

     

  • Track’s championship night...

    LSS honored the track’s 2016 points champions Saturday night.
    The SECA Crate Late Models titlist is Benji Knight, and the Montgomery Towing Super Stock winner is Johnny Starkey. The Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman top spot went to “Wild Bill” Knight. The Cauthen Motors Renegade winner was “Burn ’Em Down” Steve Hinson, The Vintage champ was Ron Geehring, and the M&M Garage Extreme 4 winner was Chris Hinson.

  • Golf course generating more...

    KERSHAW – If play is an indicator, recent improvements at the Kershaw Golf Course are paying off.
    In July, 973 rounds of golf were played at the town-owned course. In August 1,185 rounds were played there. Through last Sunday, 787 golfers had played at the 18-hole course in September.
    And with an average of a little more than 40 playing each day, Kershaw Mayor Mark Dorman hopes the final number for September pushes 1,000.
    By comparison, the monthly average of golf rounds played in March, April and May was 934.

  • Todd Talford strong in taking...

    For a competitor in his first national meet, Lancaster powerlifter Todd Talford fared quite well – best in the country.
    Talford, a powerlifter since 2011, won the national championship in the USA Powerlifting Bench Press National Championship in Aurora, Colo., on Sept. 10.
    Talford, competing in the raw division where he holds three S.C. state records, won the national crown with a 424-pound effort.
    Previously, he had won competitions in Raleigh (state meet) and Fort Mill (Battle of the Border).

  • Cycs notch 34-10 win over...

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News