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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Bruins trip Jackets, 3-0

    Lancaster improved to 7-4 overall in prep soccer, taking a 3-0 win over Buford High at Jackets Stadium on Tuesday.
    The two county foes battled to a scoreless draw at the half.
    “We wasted plenty of chances in the first half to take the lead,” LHS coach Adam Nelson said. “Buford did pose an offensive threat through counter attacks and very dangerous long throw-ins.”
    LHS took the lead early in the second half on a Tyler Deese breakaway goal assisted by senior defender Trevor Latham.

  • Bruins halt Vols golfers’ streak

    The Lancaster Bruins golf team handed Andrew Jackson its first links loss of the season as LHS took a four-shot win over the Vols on Wednesday.
    Lancaster carded a 153, while Andrew Jackson notched a 157.
    Brady Hinkle led the Bruins with a two-under 34. Mason Tucker tallied a 38. Baylee Evans posted a 40, while Mike Williams and Nick Mangano each carded a 41 for LHS.
    Trey Crenshaw had a 42 for the Bruins.
    “It was a tough match,” LHS coach Scott Beatty said. “It was truly a great team effort for the Bruins.”

  • Lady Bruins rally to top Lady...

    Lancaster edged county foe Buford, 6-5 for a tight softball win at BHS on Wednesday night.
    Buford tied the game at 5-all in the bottom of the sixth on a Jensen Shelby home run.
    In the top of the seventh, LHS’s Jada Ames led off with a solid hit to shortstop and reached first on an errant throw. Summer Clinton moved Ames to second on a sacrifice bunt.
    Ari Ealy then hit a tough blooper to the second baseman, making her turn her back to the field.

  • Warriors ignite, belt Vols

    Indian Land used an eight-run explosion in the second inning to spark the host Warriors to an 11-3 Region IV-AA win over Andrew Jackson High School on Wednesday.
    Seth Bevans ripped a two-run single, Hunter Laney drilled a two-run double and Reed Lilly had a RBI-single to key the IL rally.
    Daniel Gueldner racked up three RBIs on two hits for the  Warriors. He singled in the second inning and tripled in the fifth inning.
    Jay Hildreth supplied three hits and scored twice.