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Today's Sports

  • Lady Vols’ Robertson, Sowell...

    Andrew Jackson High School girls basketball coach Sha’Ron Robertson produced a dandy hoops debut in her first season leading the Lady Volunteers.

    Robertson, who had served as a varsity assistant and the junior varsity girls basketball coach, stepped up to the challenge for the 2016-17 season.

    Robertson led the Lady Vols to an 18-8 record and the Region IV-AA title.

  • AJ’s Wright, James lead boys...

    The 2016-17 Lancaster County boys basketball season belonged to the Andrew Jackson Volunteers.

    AJ veteran head coach Danny Wright and Vols junior star Dontarius James led the way in county hardwood success.

    Wright is The Lancaster News boys’ basketball Coach of the Year and James is The News’ Player of the Year.

  • Sindarius biggest score may have...

     One parting shot as we put the finishing touches on the NCAA Tournament in Phoenix.

    Former Lancaster Bruins’ star Sindarius Thornwell capped his Gamecocks’ hoops career in grant style, hitting 118 points in USC’s five-game run to the Final Four.

    That’s an average of just less than 24 points a game, 23.6 to be exact.

  • USCS Sprint Cars run Saturday

    The United Sprint Car Series Thunder Tour, presented by K&N Filters, returns to Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.

    The event promises to be loaded with an action-packed sprint car racing program with some of the country's top-ranked drivers competing.

    The USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars will have a full racing program, including their test and tune hot laps, the Hoosier Speed Dash, qualifying heat races and the main event.

  • Lady Bruins rout Ridge View, 15-0

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins improved to 11-0, 7-0 in region play with a 15-0 softball win over host Ridge View on Tuesday night.

    LHS scored 12 runs in the first inning and added three in the second for the win in three innings.

    Gracie Revels led the offense with three hits, including two home runs, four RBIs and scored twice. Ashley Abbott had two hits, scored three runs and drove in a run.

  • Unbeaten Lady Jackets blank NCHS

    The fifth-ranked Buford High School girls soccer team, 12-0, beat North Central, 6-0 Tuesday night.

    BHS senior goalkeeper Tory Knight recorded her 10th shutout of the season. Victoria Hinson and Emma Larson led the scoring with two goals each.

    Kaylee Ghent and Chaney Smith each scored one. Buford hosts Chester tonight.

    Lady Bruins win

  • Collins pleased with LHS...

    Lancaster High School head football coach Bobby Collins said he was pleased with the Bruins’ third annual liftathon held in the LHS gym Saturday.

    “We felt it went well,” Collins said. “We had a good turnout from the community with our parents and it was good to see our area board members, Mr. Bill Sumner and Tyrom Faulkner in here supporting our student-athletes.

  • LHS golfers net sweep

    The undefeated Lancaster Bruins golf team, 11-0, swept a three-way match with county golf opponents Buford and Andrew Jackson high schools on Tuesday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins shot a five-under 149 to top the field, with Brady Hinkle posting a three-under 33 to pace the LHS team.

    Trey Crenshaw carded an even-par 36 and Mason Tucker had a 39 and Baylee Evans finished with a 41.

  • Cubs set to open season on...

    The baseball team formerly known as the Carolina Marlins has a new name and home field.

    The Marlins are now the Carolina Cubs who play their home games at the Great Falls High School baseball field, located at Ballpark Road in Great Falls, 29055.

    All Cubs’ home games begin at 4 p.m.

    The Cubs, led by coach Kelvin Whitener, open their 2017 season Saturday when they play at 4 p.m. against the Antreville A’s at the GFHS baseball field.

  • Watkins dominates in Blue Ridge...

    Ben Watkins captured the win in the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model race to highlight action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.

    Watkins, the “Rock Hill Bad Boy,” and Timbo Mangum were on the front row after winning the heat races.

    The LSS fans were on their feet as these two Late Model drivers are two of LSS’s most popular drivers. Watkins, at the green flag, stormed to the lead, while Mangum, Brian Carswell, and Adam Yarbrough battled for second.