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Today's Sports

  • Buford Middle splits with IL

    Buford Middle School split a pair of games with Indian Middle School on Dec. 3.
    The Buford Middle girls, with a strong second half, posted a 42-21 win.
    Buford led 10-6 after one period and took an 18-12 lead at the half.
    BMS picked up the pace in the second half to build a 28-14 edge on the way to the 21-point win. The Jackets held ILMS to nine points in the second half, two in the third period.

  • Rucker takes two from rival South

    A.R. Rucker posted a sweep of Lancaster area middle school rival South on Dec. 3 in the SMS gym.
    The Rams capped the sweep with a 37-21 win over the Mustangs.
    Rucker, up 9-0 after one period, forged a 21-8 halftime edge. The Rams took a 25-13 lead after three periods on the way to the 16-point win.
    O’Mazeon Tinsley hit 15 points to pace the Rams. Phillip Mickles II had 11 points.
    Ji’Keem Catoe and Emanuel Clark hit three each. Ger’Heim Richardson netted two.

  • Jackets top Bruins for split in...

    Buford High posted a split in its 2015-16 wrestling opener Dec. 1 at BHS.
    The Jackets, led by first-year coach Garrett Plyler, downed Lancaster, 48-27.
    LHS led 15-12 after a Jacob Campo decision, but the Jackets reeled off a 36-0 surge to take the 21-point victory.
    The tri-match also included CATA, the Central Academy of Technology and Arts in Monroe, N.C.
    CATA defeated BHS, 48-27, and downed Lancaster, 55-24.
    Scotti Moser had a decision and Dakota Barton posted a pin for BHS in the loss to CATA.

  • Picks spoils due me at Taxahaw...

    The Taxahaw Inn is where I’m bound.
    Anyone who follows The Lancaster News Pigskin Picks knows those are the coveted spoils for the winning picker in the Picks.
    This year, I took the title after Ernie “Big E” Rowell registered back-to-back Picks crowns.
    Now, the winner’s suite is going to take on a new look at least for a year.
    The first order of business is a complete paint job of Citadel blue. That’s like sky blue, and that’s most fitting because The Citadel, at 9-3, is soaring these days.

  • Vols top Falcons twice

    FORT MILL – Andrew Jackson opened its 2015-16 hoops season in impressive style with a road sweep of Class AAAA foe Nation Ford High School of Fort Mill on Nov. 30.
    The Lady Volunteers, fresh off winning the title in the Lady Lions Invitational at Lewisville High School last week, posted a 38-30 win over the Lady Falcons.
    The AJ boys, ranked fourth in the Class AA boys preseason poll, posted a 63-52 win over the Nation Ford boys in the nightcap.

  • Warriors look to make run at...

    The Indian Land High School basketball teams are poised to make a strong run for region title this season.
    The Lady Warriors return a solid cast of players, while the boys also have some key performers back in what will be their final hoops season in Class AA hoops.
    The Indian Land boys again figure to be in the hunt for the Region IV-AA title this season under veteran coach Nate Smith.

  • Junior Bruins open with victory...

    The Lancaster Junior Bruins opened their season with a 37-26 win over Rock Hill on Nov. 30.
    Roshaun McGriff paced the Lancaster effort with 17 points. Shammah Clyburn hit 10 and Remington Totten grabbed 14 rebounds.
    Lancaster visits Nation Ford in its next outing.
    Rucker falls to Great Falls
    The A.R. Rucker Rams dropped a 31-29 loss to Great Falls on Nov. 30.
    O’Mazeon Tinsley led Rucker with 14 and Phillip Mickles II hit nine. Ger’heim Richardson scored four and Janyle Pittman had two.
    Talford’s 15 led Great Falls.

  • Watson the difference in Tigers...

    No. 1 and unbeaten Clemson’s margin of victory over South Carolina in the annual Palmetto Bowl was a surprising five points.
    The difference, by no stunning notion, was Tigers’ ace sophomore quarterback Dashaun Watson.
    Watson, regarded two seasons back as the top prep quarterback in the land by ESPN, has certainly responded to those lofty expectations in Tigertown.

  • BHS has solid outlook for new...

    The Buford Yellow Jackets sport solid hope for the 2015-16 high school basketball season.
    The Lady Jackets return a strong cast to the maroon and gold fold, while the BHS boys are upbeat with their new coach Raheem Waller, who brings a wealth of hoops experience to the squad.
    The Lady Jackets are optimistic about their hoops season with a strong cast of players back for coach T.J. Armbrust, in his eighth season leading the BHS girls.

  • Andrew Jackson Vols look strong...

    KERSHAW – Once again, excitement is in the air at Andrew Jackson High School as the 2015-16 cage season begins for the Volunteers.
    The AJ boys hope to improve on last year’s record of 16-7, 10-2. The Lady Vols return eight veterans and look to improve on a 14-8 record.
    The current edition of the Lady Vols will be once again led by veteran coach Dennis Farmer, who is in his 40th season of coaching high school basketball, with 15 years at AJ.