Today's Sports

  • Sports Talk: Miss Nims, Mr....

    We’re talking education and hoops today and a couple of fine people.

    This folks are not with us now, gone to their great reward, but they made an impact during their many years here.

    I’m talking about the late Bill Williams, a dedicated school board member, and Anne Nims, an ace educator.

    They touched many lives here.

    Miss Nims rose through the ranks, starting her education career as a teacher and then moving up as an outstanding education administrator, elementary school principal at Erwin and McDonald Green elementary schools.

  • Warriors win for split with Caps

    INDIAN LAND – The Warriors made it two straight with a needed win Friday night in the ILHS gym.

    The 6-9 Warriors evened their Region IV-AAA record at 1-1 with a 64-49 win over Columbia High School.

    The ILHS boys’ 15-point win gave the Warriors a split after the Lady Warriors dropped a 53-21 loss in the varsity opener.

    In the nightcap, the ILHS boys took control in the third period to spark their win over the Capitals.

  • Lady Jackets swarm Eagles

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    The Buford Lady Jackets continued their strong play, winning their fifth straight, third consecutive in Region IV-AA hoops play, with a 57-24 win over Central of Pageland at BHS on Friday night.

    The Lady Jackets’ 33-point win gave Buford a split of the region twin bill.

    The Central boys posted a 55-50 win over the Jackets in the nightcap.

    Buford, in the opener, blistered the Lady Eagles to up their region mark to 3-2.

  • Red Hawks top Bruins

    The Westwood Red Hawks soared twice in a Region III-AAAA hoops visit to the Lancaster High School gym on Friday night.

    WHS rolled to a pair of wins over the Bruins, who were in the region home opener.

    The Red Hawks prevailed, taking a 77-36 win in the girls game and a 49-34 victory in boys contest.

    Lancaster, in the nightcap, stayed within striking distance, but couldn’t solve Westwood in the 15-point loss.

    The Bruins, 6-6, 0-3, closed the gap to 36-29 with 4:05 to play, but the Red Hawks finished on a 13-5 charge to cap the win.

  • Lady Volunteers roll in split

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split games with a win and a loss against the Lee Central Stallions of Bishopville at AJ High on Friday night.

    The Lady Vols, in impressive fashion, handily defeated the Lady Stallions, 60-32. The Vols fell to the Stallion’s boys 61-41.

  • Felder returns to school, USC...

    COLUMBIA – Rakym Felder, the former Indian Land High School basketball star, is back with the University of South Carolina basketball team.
    Felder was at the USC practice Thursday after Gamecocks coach Frank Martin announced Felder would return to school and to the team this semester.
    Charges against Felder, stemming for a June 30 incident in Columbia, were later dismissed. He wasn’t in school during the fall semester, but Martin said in late December that Felder was set to return and be a part of the team.

  • Coach Roscoe still on the ball

    Former Lancaster High School head football coach Johnny Roscoe hung up his whistle and coaching hat three years ago when he capped his final season at Northern Guilford High School near Greensboro, N.C., but you won’t find him in a rocking chair these days.
    Far from it, you might say he’s rocking on in a variety of venues.

  • Chester native drains $10,000...

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark News Service

    At Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday, as Clemson battled Louisville in a pivotal ACC basketball clash, Chris Carns of Chester made the most impressive shot of the day, a 94-footer.
    Carns’ shot didn’t involve a backboard or a net. The Chester native, former Cyclones athlete and Clemson accounting major was plucked from the crowd and offered a chance to win $10,000. He sank a length-of-the-court putt to win the Roto-Rooter challenge.

  • Stingers sign IL’s Gueldner

    INDIAN LAND – The start of the 2018 Indian Land High School baseball season is more than a month away, but Warriors’ senior shortstop Daniel Gueldner knows his academic and diamond future.
    Gueldner, a four-year varsity starter for the ILHS baseball team, has signed to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Technical College.
    “I love the entire coaching staff and the way they handled the whole situation,” Gueldner said. “On my visit, I could easily tell they were a program that always wanted to win.

  • Dickerson kicking in third...

    Indian Land High School’s Brandon Dickerson is again heading west to get his kicks.
    Dickerson, the ILHS Warriors kicking specialist, will be playing with the U18 team in the International Bowl in AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys and college football’s Cotton Bowl, on Wednesday.
    Dickerson, who has become a fixture in the elite game due to his kicking prowess, will be making his third straight appearance in the International Bowl which features a team of top U.S. high school players against a Canadian team.