Today's Sports

  • Stallions dash in sweep of...

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    BISHOPVILLE – Lee Central took two from visiting Buford in Region IV-AA basketball on Friday night.

    The fourth-ranked Stallions took an early lead and cruised to a 78-39 win over the Jackets to complete the sweep.

    The LC boys opened an 11-3 lead after a period of play and then used a 22-8 second period surge to take a 33-11 advantage on the Jackets.

    The Stallions led 61-28 after three quarters on the way to the 39-point win.

  • Warriors fall twice at Camden...

    CAMDEN – Indian Land had a rocky road trip to Camden for a pair of Region IV-AAA  games with Camden High School on Friday night.

    The Warriors dropped both ends of the varsity twin bill, with the winless Lady Warriors falling 51-20, and the ILHS boys losing, 58-52.

    A slow start hampered the Warriors in their six-point loss to the Bulldogs in the nightcap.

    Camden bolted to a 17-6 lead after one quarter and stayed on top for the six-point win.

  • Indian Land Middle wins state...

    For the second-straight year, Indian Land Middle School’s wrestling team has won the state championship, and eighth grader Max Yegge has again brought home an individual title.
    The Warriors, with six wrestlers in the 60-plus team field, had five grapplers place in the 16 weight classes during Saturday’s tournament at Lexington High School.
    Indian Land topped the field with 97.5 points, finishing ahead of Byrnes Middle School with 96, and Powdersville with 80.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models...

    During the 2017 racing season, one of the fan favorite divisions at Lancaster Motor Speedway was the newly formed Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models.

    Jason Smoot, founder and owner of the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series, was excited to bring his drivers to the big, half-mile track at LMS.

    During the 2017 racing season of all the Late Model series in Carolinas, the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series averaged the most cars with 21-plus cars in nearly every racing event.

  • New card lets senior citizens...

    If you’re 65 or older and enjoy Lancaster County sports, you’re in luck.

    Lancaster County School District is now offering a sporting event pass called a Gold Card that will allow all senior citizens to attend school athletic events for free.

    “We’re excited to begin this program this year,” said LCSD Superintendent Jonathan Phipps. “We believe it’s a great way to thank our seniors for all they do for our students and a great tool for increasing senior citizen support for our schools.”

  • Vols, Jackets notch wrestling...

    The Andrew Jackson High School wrestling team, ranked fourth in the latest Class A-AA state poll by SCMAT, upped its mat record to 17-5 with a 40-35 win over Cheraw at AJ on Tuesday night.

    Columbia High School, a Region IV-AAA member, was also slated to wrestle at AJ on Tuesday, but the Capitals didn’t compete due to illness and injuries with the CHS grapplers.

    The Vols, 6-0 in Region IV-AA wrestling, had four pins on the night – one fall each from Kyle Lesso (126), Hunter Haven (152), Kalab Haven (170) and Ryan Hunter (182).

  • Crenco honors Jackets’ Vincent

    BUFORD – The high school football spotlight was once again on Buford High School star Noah Vincent on Tuesday night.

    Vincent, an ace linebacker and tight end on the Jackets’ football team, was honored with the second annual Crenco Food Stores Player of the Year.

    Vincent was presented the award, which honors the best football player in York, Chester and Lancaster counties, between the girls and boys varsity basketball games at BHS where the Jackets battled county rival Andrew Jackson on Tuesday.

  • Sports Talk: Plyler beams with a...

    Buford High School wrestling coach Garrett Plyler had quite a surprise Wednesday morning.

    No, it wasn’t the snow, and that’s hard to beat.

    It was even better.

    Plyler received a special email from Orangeburg Prep wrestling coach Justin Ray.

    The night before in a three-way match at Camden Military Academy in Camden, Ray’s OP Indians mat squad had taken a lopsided loss from the BHS Jackets.

    For the record, BHS posted a 66-6 win.

  • Junior Jackets down Andrew...

    The Buford High School junior varsity basketball team posted a 49-41 win over rival Andrew Jackson to open play in the first of three games at BHS on Tuesday night.

    During the first quarter, Andrew Jackson was firing on all cylinders, taking a 15-9 lead entering second-period play.

    In the second quarter, the Junior Vols and Junior Jackets  blazed from the field, with BHS on top 22-19.

    The Junior Jackets’ Tyler Vespe nailed a buzzer beater trey to cap the first half for Buford’s three-point lead at the half.

  • Brunson named Player of the Game...

    GREENVILLE – Sha'Ron Brunson, a former Lancaster High girls basketball star, was named the PlanFIRST Player of the Game for the Bob Jones University Bruins women's basketball team Jan. 13.

    Brunson led the team with 16 points in the 79-76 win over Trinity College.

    Brunson, a senior journalism and mass communication major from Lancaster, played high school basketball for coach Ronnie Robinson at LHS.