Today's Sports

  • Lady Bruins, Vols net hardwood...

    The 2015-16 Lancaster County girls high school basketball season featured plenty of hoops success to reap statewide recognition.

    Unlike the 2014-15 campaign, the season didn’t yield a state crown, but there was a host of state honors garnered by elite girls senior players.

    Those hardwood accolades earned top honors for a pair of county senior aces, Lancaster High School’s Malia Rivers and Andrew Jackson High’s Elizabeth Scott.

  • Yellow Jackets swarm Vols, 10-1

    Friday was good for the Buford High School baseball team as the Jackets completed a season’s sweep of the rival Andrew Jackson Volunteers with a 10-1 Region IV-AA win at AJ.

    BHS, 7-5, 6-1, posted a 9-5 home win over the Vols on March 8.

    The Jackets used a 12-hit attack to notch the nine-run win over the Vols.

    Andrew Caskey, who hurled the complete-game win, paced the Jackets to the win.

  • Carnes earns NCWA All-American

    For a college wrestler who considered not competing in the postseason, University of South Carolina grappler Andrew Carnes earned his place among the mat elite.

    Carnes, the son of Lancaster County native and former Buford High School three-sport athlete Derrick “Big” Carnes, finished the 2016 season as a National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) All-American.

  • Four Bruins players embodied the...

    If one didn’t know better, you might have thought Mark Strickland’s words were just coach speak.

    They weren’t.

    Strickland, speaking at the funeral of former Bruins’ offensive lineman Paul “Biscuit” Crompton on Monday afternoon, said over the past three months, the “old” LHS football coaches have endured some tough losses.

  • AJ soccer making strides with...

    First-year Andrew Jackson High School boys’ soccer coach Alex Tarque said his team is making strides as the Vols learn a new system.
    “Our players are adjusting really well to the new system,” Tarque said. “I am pleased with them.
    “I like the attitude  of our players and they want to learn and improve,” Tarque said.
    The AJ offense has key players in senior striker John Ware, freshman center midfielder Jared Truesdale and sophomore Bryce Phillips.

  • Lady Bruins lace Lady Warriors...

    Host Lancaster rolled to a 15-5 win over Class AA foe Indian Land on Wednesday night.
    DeAsia Fisher led the Lady Bruins’ offense with three hits, scored three runs and drove in three runs. Jada Ames drilled two hits, drove in four runs, scored three runs and drew a walk.
    Ariana Ealy had two hits, three RBIs and tallied a run. Gracie Revels drilled a hit, scored four runs and drove in a run.
    Alexus Lowery and Sydney Cauthen each had a hit, drove in a run and scored a run. Jordan Pomnitz had a hit.

  • Lady Bruins key North in all-...

    Coach Ronnie Robinson said he was proud of the Lady Bruins’ effort in the annual North-South All-Star basketball game at Lexington High School on Saturday.
    Robinson, an assistant coach on the North team, saw the Upstate stars take a 78-65 win over the South.
    Lancaster High Lady Bruins’ senior stars Malia Rivers and Keyotta Garris played on the winning North team. Rivers hit four points in the 13-point victory.
    “I thought Malia and Keyotta played well and represented us with solid play,” Robinson said.

  • Bruins net 2-1 soccer region...

    The Lancaster High School boys soccer team posted its first win over South Pointe since the 2011 campaign, taking a 1-0 win over the host Stallions.
    Bruins’ freshman Christian Diaz, off a Tyler Deese assist on a free kick, tallied the lone goal of the match.
    LHS keeper Ben Rivers posted the shutout.
    Lancaster improved to 5-4, 4-0 in region play.
    Lancaster visits Clinton to face the Red Devils tonight.
    Vols fall to Cycs
    Andrew Jackson, on March 9, traveled over to Chester and brought back a 3-1 win.

  • Bruins seek to rebound on diamond

    Lancaster dipped to 7-3, 3-2 in region play, after dropping a 4-0 road baseball loss to Broome High School in Spartanburg on Tuesday night.
    The Centurions snapped a scoreless draw in the fifth inning with three runs and added a single score in the sixth inning for the shutout win over Lancaster.
    Bruins’ senior Neil Taylor, in five frames, allowed two hits, three runs, one earned run, and four walks. Taylor tallied five strikeouts.
    Chris Sinclair hurled a third of an inning and yielded a run on two walks.

  • AJ golfers stay unbeaten

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team pushed its links mark to 19-0 on the season, sweeping a tri-match at the Timberlake Country Club in Chapin on Tuesday afternoon.
    The Vols posted a 159 with host Chapin at 175 and Cardinal Newman at 194.
    AJ senior ace Logan Sowell, a College of Charleston golf signee, shot a one-under 34 to take medalist honors on the par-35 golf course.
    Emily Cox posted a 39 and Chandler Norville had a 41. Caleb Brown, headed to Spartanburg Methodist College to play for the Pioneers next season, rounded out the AJ scores with a 45.