Today's Sports

  • Rucker rolls in sweep of South

    The A.R. Rucker Rams rolled to a pair of basketball wins over Lancaster area middle school rival South at the Lancaster High School gym on Monday night.
    The Rucker Lady Rams ripped the SMS Lady Mustangs in a 34-13 win and the unbeaten Rams downed the Mustangs in a 65-29 victory.
    The Lady Rams, 5-1, rebounded from their first loss, taking the 21-point win over the South girls.
    Rucker led 10-4 after one period, but took control in the second quarter when the Lady Rams outscored the Lady Mustangs, 18-4 to take a 28-8 halftime lead.

  • Warriors fifth in Fort Mill...

    The Indian Land Warriors placed fifth in the 10-team Mill Town Duals at Fort Mill High School on Saturday.
    The Warriors, after falling to Class AAAAA schools Lexington and Dorman high schools, rebounded to defeat Broome and Ridge View.
    ILHS fell to Lexington, 48-30 and Dorman, 46-23.
    Dorman is the defending Class AAAA champion. The Cavaliers are ranked second in the Class AAAAA state poll. Lexington is rated sixth in Class AAAAA.

  • Cavs net overtime win in sweep...

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – Cuthbertson swept host Buford in basketball Monday night, but the Cavaliers had to work extra to top the Jackets, 56-54 in overtime to complete the hardwood broom job.
    The Cavs, locked in a 51-all draw at the end of regulation, outscored the Jackets, 5-3 in the OT to take the tight win.
    Chris Grovanz, who led CHS with 20 points, scored 16 in the second half, with four coming in overtime.

  • Vols clip Eagles in home sweep

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • ILHS promotes Blades to head...

    INDIAN LAND – Horatio Blades, a former NFL linebacker who has been the Indian Land High School defensive coordinator for three years, is the Warriors’ new head football coach.
    “Coach Blades is a young man of very high character,” said ILHS Principal David Shamble. “His leadership and character are outstanding.

    “He is going to step in and do some things different,” Shamble said. “He has a true understanding of Indian Land. Coach Blades understands our students and football players. He is a worker.”

  • Smith’s Rivers reaps CIAA rookie...

    Staff Reports

    Johnson C. Smith University women's basketball freshman player Malia Rivers, the former Lancaster High Lady Bruins hoops star, has been named the CIAA Rookie of the Week after scoring 12 points in the Golden Bulls 84-73 win at Paine College on Dec. 10.

  • Torre Fuerte, Wailers win State...

    Staff Reports

    The SARU 01 Torre Fuerte (16U) and SARU 00 Wailers (17U) each won the S.C. Presidential Medal Soccer League State Cup at the Mesa Complex in Greer on Dec. 3-4.

    The teams included players from Lancaster, Fort Mill, Tega Cay and South Charlotte.

    The SARU 01 Torre Fuerte defeated CFC, 5-1 to win the State Cup.

    The SARU 01 Torre Fuerte faced the same CFC team it had narrowly defeated 2-1 in regular-season soccer play.

  • Jackets host Cavs in hoops play...

    Staff Reports

    Lancaster County high school basketball teams have a limited schedule on tap for this week.

    Buford, coming off a Region IV-AA home game with Cheraw on Friday night, will swing back to the hardwood Monday night.

    The Jackets will host Cuthbertson of Union County, N.C. in a varsity twin bill with the girls game at 7 p.m.

  • 12U stars win state

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation youth soccer program once again had a strong showing in the South Carolina Athletic Programs (SCAP) state soccer tournament, with the 12U team winning the state championship and the 15U team placing third at Sumter.

    The 12U soccer team posted a 2-0 win over Bluffton to capture the state championship Dec. 10.

  • Mavs notch two victories over...

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land returned home, but didn’t return to the win column Tuesday night.
    Marvin Ridge foiled the IL hoops hopes, taking two wins at the Warriors’ gym.
    The Lady Warriors dropped a 46-43 loss in overtime and the IL boys fell to the Mavericks, 58-51.
    In the opener, the Lady Mavs outscored the IL girls, 10-7 in the overtime to take the three-point win.
    Marvin Ridge opened an 11-10 lead after one period, but Indian Land rallied for a 16-15 edge at the break.