Today's Sports

  • An elite football trio: Watts,...

    The story of the 2017 Lancaster County high school football season was the Buford High School Yellow Jackets.
    Buford, coming off a 3-8 season in 2016, reversed the turnover margin and in doing so, flipped its record with a 7-4 finish.
    The Jackets, on their way to their third straight Class AA playoff bid, handed Region IV-AA football champion Lee Central its lone league loss, 28-27.

  • LMS sets early race schedule

    Lancaster Motor Speedway officials have announced a partial 2018 racing schedule.
    The season opens March 10 with the annual LMS car show and open practice at the half-mile dirt oval.
    The 2018 LMS season opens with a two-day racing special March 16-17.
    Races will also be added for the upcoming season.
    Lancaster Motor Speedway officials wish the LMS racing family, friends and the Lancaster community a Merry Christmas and happy holidays.
    LMS officials said they look forward to seeing everyone for the  2018 racing season.

  • Lancaster Motor Speedway rules...

    The new Lancaster Motor Speedway staff is staying busy this offseason.

    For the first time in a long time, the Lancaster Motor Speedway rules are out before Christmas.

    Co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn have stated they wanted to get everything out as early as possible for the LMS drivers and fans.

    The 2018 LMS schedule will be released soon.

  • Jackets honor fall sports stars

    BUFORD – Fall’s finest took the maroon and gold spotlight at the annual Buford High School fall sports awards in the BHS cafeteria Monday night.

    Ace athletes in football, volleyball, cross country and competitive cheer were honored for their performances.

    The Buford High football team, which finished 7-4 and earned a third-straight playoff bid, honored senior linebacker Noah Vincent as the Jackets football MVP and Best Linebacker.

  • Watts signs with 49ers

    Markees Watts’ anticipation for a special day ended Wednesday morning in the Lancaster High School media center.

    Watts, a four-year starter for the Bruins, took advantage of the NCAA’s early signing period to sign with the Charlotte 49ers, who had received an oral pledge from him earlier this month.

    “I’m excited,” said Watts as he smiled with his parents, coaches and teachers watching. “I’ve been looking forward to this since my ninth-grade year.”

    Watts has been with the Bruins since his freshman year.

  • Vols wrestlers sweep region quad...

    The Andrew Jackson High wrestlers, rated third in the latest Class A-AA state poll by SCMAT, swept on the mat, taking a Region IV-AA quad match victory Friday night at rival North Central.

    The Vols, 12-4 on the season, topped the host Knights, 41-31, Cheraw, 49-24 and Chesterfield, 60-18.

    AJ was led by five wrestlers who each posted three wins on the night, including Daniel Barfield (106), Matthew Kirk (113), Dalton Mackey (120), Hunter Haven (160) and Kalab Haven (170).

    Aiden Hinson (132) registered a 2-0 effort.

  • Lady Jackets rebound with win at...

    GREAT FALLS – The Buford High School girls basketball team, coming off a pair of tough Region IV-AA losses, returned to the hardwood and posted a solid non-region road win over Class A foe Great Falls High School on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Jackets’ 47-21 win gave Buford a split with the Red Devils.

    In the boys game, Great Falls, with a strong finish, took a 63-41 win over the Jackets.

    Buford, in the varsity opener, took an early lead on the Lady Red Devils and steadily stretched the margin to the final 26-point verdict.

  • Watts to play at Charlotte

    Lancaster High School defensive star Markees Watts signs to play with UNC Charlotte on Wednesday morning in the LHS media center. See more details in the Friday edition of The Lancaster News.

  • Hinkle signs with Chants

    Lancaster High School star golfer Brady Hinkle was beaming Friday night at a place he’s often shined.

    Hinkle, who has had his share of success at the Lancaster Golf Club, secured his future, signing with the Coastal Chanticleers to play golf at CCU.

    “I’ve always loved going to the beach and spending the next four years and playing the sport I love, I couldn’t think of a better place,” Hinkle said. “Coastal and Myrtle Beach feel like home to me.”

  • Lady Bruins win for split

    The Lancaster Bruins capped pre-holiday hoops play with a split with the host Chester Cyclones on Friday night.

    Lancaster, which swept the Cycs at LHS on Tuesday night, could only manage a split.

    The LHS girls, 6-2, notched their sixth straight win, downing the Lady Cyclones, 76-40.

    Lancaster couldn’t complete the hardwood broom job as the Cyclones avenged their lone loss of the season in a 66-63 win in the nightcap.