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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Jackets swarm Knights

    Buford had its bats booming on BHS baseball Military       Appreciation Night at Buford Park.
    Buford, 10-6, 7-1, routed North Central, 10-2 in Region IV-AA play during its annual game to salute the military.
    Pior to the game, former Jackets tri-sport athlete Scott Flynn, who served as a U.S. Navy Seaman, threw out the opening pitch and then the Jackets broke out the bats for 12 hits in the eight-run win.

  • Action-packed racing returns...

    After Mother Nature dominated the last two weeks at Lancaster Super Speedway, area race fans and drivers were ready to see some dirt fly at the half-mile oval.
    Ricky Greene captured the first main event of the busy night in the SECA Crate Sportsman Division.
    After qualifying from two weeks ago, Jeffrey McGuirt, “The Red Rocket,” and Travis Payne were on the front row.
    Payne bolted to the early lead and left McGuirt and the rest of the field to battle for second.

  • Lady Bruins top Broome

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins soccer team improved to 10-4 overall, 3-1 in Region III-AAA play, with a 3-1 win over the Broome High Lady Centurions on Thursday night.

    LHS senior Ashlee Lane tallied two goals, with key assists from Peyton Patterson and Michaela Burton.

    Patterson posted an unassisted goal to aid the LHS attack.

    Lancaster freshman keeper Lydia Plyler had seven saves and only let one slide by the tip of her fingers.

  • LHS soccer team going strong

    The 2015 Lancaster High School soccer season saw the Bruins earn a playoff berth for the first time in 10 seasons,

    New Bruins’ coach Adam Nelson, an assistant with the program until he was promoted over the summer, has the LHS booters poised to keep their postseason string going for the 2016 spring.

    Nelson has back a solid cast, including 10 returnees off the 2015 team, which went 12-4 before falling in the opening round of the Class AAA Upper State playoffs.

  • Jackets host Military...

    The Buford High School baseball team will hold its annual Military Appreciation Night on Monday at the Jackets’ Buford Park.

    “This is one of the biggest days in our regular-season baseball schedule and we feel it’s important to set aside a special time for those who serve or have served our country,” BHS baseball coach Eric Funderburk said. “I hope we have good weather and a good turnout for the game. This event has great meaning for our school and community.”

  • Lady Vols look for progress

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School fourth-year girls soccer coach Lee Hanna has seen his squad forge a 3-7 mark to date, 1-2 in region play, but he’s hopeful some early-season growing pains will boost the Lady Vols in the second half of the 2016 campaign.

  • IL Lady Warriors drop two games

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors softball team dropped a pair of games in recent play.

    The Lady Warriors fell to host Cheraw, 17-9 in a Region IV-AA game on March 25.

    Indian Land led 9-8 going to the bottom of the fourth inning, but CHS outscored the Lady Warriors, 9-0 the rest of the way for the eight-run win.

    Peyton Darnell took the loss for the Lady Warriors, yielding 12 hits.

    Gabbie Doyle smashed a grand slam to boost the IL girls.