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Today's Sports

  • AJ golfers sweep in tri-match

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team moved its mark to 12-0 on the season, shooting a 156 to win a three-way match with region foes Buford and Indian Land.
    Buford posted a 171 and Indian Land finished with a 192.
    The Vols were led by senior standout Logan Sowell with a 38, with Emily Cox second at 39.
    Chandler Norville, Mason Sowell and Caleb Brown each had a 40.
    Dakota Roberts shot a 42 for the Volunteers.
    The Vols were coming off a win 10-shot win in the second annual Keenan Classic at the Lancaster Golf Club on March 5.

  • NC Wolves sign Carnes

    Buford High School has added another strong link to Newberry College football.
    Jackets’ star offensive and defensive lineman Brandon Carnes is joining the scarlet and grey line to the South Atlantic Conference school,  a member of NCAA Div. II.
    He made it official Monday in the school’s conference room, signing with the Wolves.
    Earlier this year, Carnes’ senior teammate, ace defensive back Christian Catledge, signed to play at Newberry.

  • Jackets top Vols to open region...

    Buford launched its regular-season baseball season with a 9-5 Region IV-AA win over Andrew Jackson on Tuesday night.
    Andrew Caskey hurled the win, going four innings and allowing no runs, three hits and a walk. He fanned three.
    Andrew Jennings yielded four runs, a hit, hit a batter and walked two.
    Nick Bowers went 1.2 frames and gave up a run, three hits and fanned two. Christian Joplin pitched 1.1 innings and yielded a hit.

  • Thornwell earns SEC All-...

    Former Lancaster Bruins basketball star Sindarius Thornwell has been honored by the Southeastern Conference, selected to the SEC’s All-Defensive squad.
    Thornwell is a force on both ends of the court for the Gamecocks.
    Not only an offensive threat from both inside the lane and beyond the arc, he consistently guards the opponent’s top offensive threat on the defensive end.

  • Speedway to host car show,...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will be in high gear for track activity with family fun Saturday.
    The day opens with the annual LSS car show presented by Swankyville, Carolina Legacy All-Star Cheering Leading and Faith Funderburke Realty.
    The car show starts at 10 a.m. and closes at 2 p.m.
    All race cars and mud bog trucks need to be entered by 11 a.m. and judging begins at 11:30.
    Division sponsors for the car show are the following:
    Kenaki Karate – Crate Sportsman
    High Rollers Tower – Renegade

  • Vols Keenan Classic champs

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team reached one of its season’s goal to open the 2016 campaign.
    The Volunteers shot a 306 to win the second annual Keenan Classic at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.
    The Vols were led by senior Logan Sowell, who posted a 68 (33-35) to earn medalist honors. Sowell has signed to play golf at the College of Charleston. Sowell, in the first Keenan Classic last March, shot a 74 to earn medalist honors.

  • Bruins runners-up in field

    Lancaster finished as the runner-up in the Comporium Preseason Invitational, rallying for a 5-4 win over host Buford in eighth innings Saturday night at Buford Park.
    Lancaster, down 4-1 in the top of the seventh, rallied to tie the game at 4-all and then added a go-ahead run in the eighth to take the one-run win.
    Jamias Shropshire, who opened the inning with a walk, scored on an error after the Bruins loaded the bases in the eighth.

  • Lady Vols win Preseason tourney

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers capped a comeback run to win the Preseason Softball tournament at Buford High School on Saturday afternoon.
    The Lady Vols, who dropped a 6-2 loss to Lancaster to open the tournament Feb. 29, rebounded to post four straight wins, including a 2-0 victory over tourney host Buford High School in the title game.
    Morgan Hendrix, who won three tourney games, hurled the shutout with nine strikeouts. She allowed four hits and three walks.
    Rylee Sims sparked the AJ offense with a RBI-double.

  • Mills, Teague to swim in Eastern...

    Makenzy Mills and Taylor Teague, two Lancaster County seventh graders, are headed to the 2016 USA Swimming  Eastern Section Southern Zone Age Group Championships in Atlanta, Ga. March 11-13.
    The swimmers compete for Ms. Anne Small at the USC-Lancaster extension of the Upper Palmetto YMCA Stingrays.
    On Feb. 12-15, the duo competed in the USA Swimming S.C. State Competition in Greenville.

  • Former ILHS hoops star commits...

    The University of South Carolina men’s basketball program appears to be in
    line for another Lancaster County hoops connection.
    Former Indian Land High School basketball star Rakym Felder has given the
    Gamecocks a verbal pledge to sign with USC during the spring signing
    period next month.
    Felder, according to reports Sunday night, has given Gamecocks men’s
    basketball coach Frank Martin an oral commitment to sign with USC in
    April.
    Felder played one season at the Lancaster County Class AA high school