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Today's Sports

  • Historic weekend for Gamecock...

    Agony and ecstasy in garnet and black.
    Gamecock fans endured a wild 24-hour swing during Final Four weekend, with the men’s team falling one step short and the women achieving their dream.
    The women’s team won its first NCAA National Championship Sunday, beating Mississippi State 67-55. Coach Dawn Staley’s Gamecocks were in control most of the game but allowed a 9-0 run by the Bulldogs late in the third quarter that brought them within 4 points. Once they beat back that challenge, USC cruised to the win.

  • USC women’s team No. 1 in final...

    Gamecocksonline.com

    COLUMBIA – South Carolina women’s basketball continued to make history this week after earning the No. 1 ranking in the final USA Today Top 25 Coaches Poll of the 2016-17 season.

    The top spot marks the highest finish ever for the Gamecocks, who downed Mississippi State 67-55 Sunday night to capture their first NCAA Championship.

  • Cougars take win over LHS

    The Lancaster Bruins dropped a 10-0 road loss to York High School on Friday night.

    The loss dropped LHS to 5-5 overall, 2-4 in region play.

    Austin Catoe led the Bruins offense with two hits. Jamias Shropshire, Evan Hardin and Logan Phillips each had a hit for LHS.

    Hardin went 2.1 innings and allowed three runs. Phillips went three frames and gave up three runs.

  • Lancers sweep USCS Fire Ants

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers improved to 30-11 on the season, completing a four-game series sweep of USC Sumter on Sunday.

    The Lancers, 5-3 in Region X play, prevailed 12-1 and 3-1 over the USCS Fire Ants.

    In the nightcap, the Lancers laced Sumter, 12-1 behind a 14-hit attack.

    Nick Cicci led the USCL offense with three hits and drove in a run. Evan Flynn drilled two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs.

  • Lady Bruins trip York, 4-2...

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins softball team pushed their record to 10-0, 6-0 in region play with a 4-2 win over region foe York on Friday night.

    The game was originally set for Friday, but moved to Thursday with the forecast of rain last week. The game was switched back to Friday when LHS played one game.

  • USC’s A’ja Wilson reaps All-...

    Gamecocksonline.com

    COLUMBIA – South Carolina junior forward A'ja Wilson added to her list of national accolades Wednesday after being named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-America Team. This year marks the second-straight season Wilson has earned a spot on the 10-player list.

  • Newton recovering after shoulder...

    Panthers.com

    CHARLOTTE – Quarterback Cam Newton is on the road to recovery after undergoing surgery on his throwing shoulder Thursday morning in Charlotte.

  • Truesdale tops 10K field in Laps...

    Andrew Jackson High School teacher Marc Truesdale, 27, ran a 39:00 to win the 10K race in the annual Laps for Lancers Road Race at the University of South Carolina Lancaster on March 25.

    A year ago, Truesdale ran a 43:27 to place second behind Jareth Bailey, who ran 39:57 to win the 2016 Laps for Lancers 10K.

    Truesdale, a former AJ High soccer coach, edged EJ Threatt of Pageland, who ran a 42:20, with Shea Donnelly finishing third in 44:02.

  • Lady Warriors stepping up to...

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, through 14 matches this season, have nine wins, and ILHS veteran girls soccer coach Mark Bonda said he feels his team is coming around.

    Early on, the Lady Warriors were bit hard by the injury bug, but some of those injured players are returning to action.

    “We are now starting to get healthy,” Bonda said.

  • Spring roundup: Braves edge...

    Cheraw pushed across a run in the bottom of the eighth to take a 2-1 Region IV-AA baseball win over Buford High School on Wednesday night at the CHS field.

    The Braves loaded the bases and the winning run scored on an error to give CHS the one-run win.

    Ryan Griffin led the Jackets’ offense with a RBI-double. Brett Sistare had a hit and Michael Lewis scored a run for the Jackets.