Today's Sports

  • Rams roll in victory over...

    CHESTERFIELD – It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish is cliche, but there is a good reason for that; it’s the truth.
    Never was it proven as well as Friday night when Indian Land faced Chesterfield at CHS in Region IV-AA.
    The Warriors Lee Massey returned the opening kick off 85 yards for a quick score, but the Rams would outscore Indian Land 48-7 for the rest of the first half, and Chesterfield cruised to a 61-30 region win.

  • LHS swimmers win region crown

    The Lancaster High swim team swept a three-way meet and in the process captured its second straight Region III-AAA title.
    The LHS swimmers swept Class AAAA York and Class AAA region foe South Pointe on Thursday in Rock Hill.
    The LHS team topped York, 202-92 and South Pointe, 189-131.
    The Lancaster girls defeated York, 100-48 and South Pointe, 102-58.
    The LHS boys downed York, 102-44 and South Pointe, 87-73.
    The Lancaster swimmers competed in the Hartsville Invitational at the Hartsville YMCA on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 9:30 a.m.

  • Lady Jackets top AJ in region...

    The Buford Lady Yellow Jackets stayed unbeaten in Region IV-AA volleyball  play this week, posting a road win over Andrew Jackson.
    The Lady Jackets, with their second win over rival AJ, were coming off a runner-up finish in the 12-team Carolina Challenge at North Central High School on Saturday, Sept. 19.
    Buford, seeking to stay unbeaten in league play, hosted North Central in Region IV-AA volleyball play on Thursday, Sept. 24.
    AJ, 4-3, has dropped losses to Buford and North Central in league play this season.

  • Knight enjoys grid jousts

    Buford High School head football coach Tripp Watts and his Jackets’ staff know they have a veteran player in three-year performer Lane Knight.
    A closer look at the BHS two-way starter and tri-captain might reveal more, much more.
    Knight’s 71-year-old grandfather Huey Knight, a legend at Lancaster Super Speedway and a recent inductee in the LSS Hall of Fame, also plays into young Knight’s persona.

  • Lady Bruins netters bidding to...

    The 2015 Lancaster High girls tennis season is a challenging one as the Lady Bruins lost nearly three-fourths of the LHS girls team from the previous year.
    The fall tennis season is so short that it’s difficult to overcome the learning curve for new players in time for the region schedule to begin.
    The trio of Clinton, Broome and Union County are always tough opponents and make the region a challenging one again this season.
    Chester and South Pointe round out the region and the top four finishers will advance to the playoffs.

  • Double points on the line in LSS...

    Lancaster Super Speedway action Saturday night, Sept. 26 is presented by U.S. Bonding and it will also feature double points.
    U.S. Bonding is the official sponsor of the Vintage Division at Lancaster Super Speedway.
    The LSS card for Saturday is the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock, paying $500 to win, $50 to start and a $100 bounty on Brandy Baker. If Baker chooses to start in the rear of the field for the main event and if he wins the race, he will collect the $100 bounty.

  • Lady Bruins capture Challenge...

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins were up to the challenge to win the Carolina Challenge high school volleyball tournament at North Central High School on Saturday, Sept. 19.
    The LHS girls, 14-1 overall, posted a 6-0 record for the day and earned a bid to the gold bracket after winning their pool. The tourney field featured 12 teams.
    The Lady Bruins, on the way to the title, defeated North Central twice, Gilbert, Westminster Catawba, Robert E. Lee and Buford to win the championship.

  • Streaks on the line Friday

    Streaks are the focus of prep football teams in week five play Friday.
    Lancaster and Indian Land seek to stay unbeaten, while Buford hopes to remain undefeated in region play.
    Andrew Jackson will be shooting to get on track in league action.
    Lancaster, off to its best start since 2009, will be seeking to add another win this week as the ninth-ranked Bruins host Class A foe Lewisville.
    Indian Land, in the second week of region play, hopes to extend its win streak as the Warriors venture to Chesterfield to battle the 4-1 Rams.

  • County duo earns Tri-County...

    Two Lancaster County prep football players earned recognition at the week four meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday, Sept. 22.
    Lancaster High School’s Tyreese McCree and Indian Land High’s Chris Blakeney were saluted for their play in games played Friday, Sept. 18.
    LHS, rated ninth this week, topped Camden, 21-7 and Indian Land  downed Cheraw High School, 26-21 in its Region IV-AA opener.

  • Team’s net 47 tops McMackin field

    The three-man team of Andy Davis, Lee Gronkiewicz, Jayson Parker and a reserved space in memory of Chris Wriston teamed to take the net title in the 11th annual Neil McMackin Memorial golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday, Sept. 18.
    Davis, Parker and Gronkiewicz held the open spot for Wriston, nicknamed “Quarter Cake,” who died last fall.
    The field included 31 teams held in memory of Neil McMackin, who died in a 2004 Charleston bike accident. Tournament proceeds benefit the Neil McMackin Memorial Scholarship Fund.