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Today's Sports

  • Lady Jackets region champs

    The Buford High Lady Jackets neatly wrapped up the Region IV-AA softball crown with a 10-0 home win over county rival Indian Land on Wednesday night.
    The Lady Jackets, 12-0 in region play, are 15-3 on the season.
    Buford hurler Sydney Sullivan hurled a two-hitter and struck out nine in posting the complete-game win. She had no walks and hit a batter.
    Senior Jensen Shelby sparked the BHS girls with a home run, triple and drove in two runs.
    Senior Cassidy Solomon also had a big night with a double, two RBIs, a walk and was hit by a pitch.

  • Warriors, Bruins earn playoff...

    Indian Land played the spoiler on Buford baseball senior night, taking a 6-1 win over the host Jackets on Wednesday.
    Buford, coming off an 8-0 road win over Central of Pageland on Monday, was hoping to wrap up the region baseball title with a win, but the Warriors foiled the occasion with their five-run win.
    The Warriors’ win also gave IL a bid to the Class AA Upstate playoffs.

  • IL soccer tops in AA state poll

    Indian Land High girls soccer coach Mark Bonda, in 10 years with the Lady Warriors program, has seen it grow, with an all-time high this week.
    The Lady Warriors, 18-1, are No. 1 in Class AA girls soccer for the first time in school history.
    “We want to play the best teams in the state and make a name for ourselves,” said Bonda, who is in his ninth season as head coach with a 122-52-6 record. “We are starting to get some recognition for some of our success.

  • Founding Leadership gives insight

    In this day and age of sports, coaches often claim there’s no off-season.
    When the season is complete and the last game is played, there’s always the play to find the edge for the coming season.
    Founding Leadership provides the means to gain the upper hand through career development and personal growth.
    The fourth annual Founding Leadership, hosted at the Founders Federal Credit Union Corporate Headquarters on Tuesday, offered college and high school coaches a chance to step-up their game.

  • LSS hosts SECA Crate Late Model...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will be hosting the SECA Crate Late Model bonus race with $2,000 to win Saturday night.
    The race will feature some heavy hitters coming to the big half-mile Saturday night in quest of the $2,000 first-place money.
    Drivers such as Ron “Tha Bull” Parker, Trent Ivey, Travis Pennington, Dillon Brown and Pat Lindsay will be here to try and steal a win from the local drivers, such as Hank Taylor, Timbo Mangum, Steve Banal, Benji Knight, Manley Chaney, Mike Huey, Chris Fite and Chris Hargett.

  • Jackets’ Moser to wrestle at...

    One couldn’t blame Buford High School wrestling coach Garrett Plyler for having some mixed emotions Monday afternoon in the BHS conference room.
    Plyler, with star senior grappler Scotti Moser signing with Coker College in Hartsville to wrestle for the Cobras, is losing a little more than an ace athlete.
    “The biggest attribute the Coker College wrestling program is getting in Scotti is an outstanding leader,” Plyler said. “Scotti was a great leader for us on and off the mat.

  • Bundy hopeful of BHS strong...

    The Buford High boys soccer team is 5-10 on the season, but BHS veteran coach John Bundy is confident the Jackets can have a solid finish.
    BHS, 2-2 in region play, went 1-3 in the Bryan Ostrower Soccer Showcase, which counts on the regular-season record, to open the 2016 season.
    “Our losses were to Class AAAA powerhouses J.L. Mann and Nation Ford and Class AAA South Pointe,” Bundy said. “Our win was against Governor’s School.”

  • AJ’s Ussery signs with Limestone

    KERSHAW – Brantley Ussery is leaping into college track, landing solidly at Limestone College.
    The Andrew Jackson High School ace senior high jumper is taking her track skills to LC after signing with the Saints in the AJ High media center on Monday.
    Ussery said after her visit to the Gaffney school, she was high on spending her college career at the NCAA Div. II school which competes in the Conference Carolinas.

  • Brandy Baker’s double winner at...

    Veteran driver Brandy Baker captured two wins to highlight Lancaster Super Speedway action Saturday night.
    In the Montgomery Towing Super Stock main event, Brandy Baker and Brent Hodges held the front row. When the green flag dropped, Baker, Brent Hodges, Andy Hodges and Joseph Engelbrecht roared into turn one battling for the lead.
    Exiting turn two, Baker and Brent Hodges battled for the lead.
    As the laps ticked off, it became a two-car show for the lead as Baker led, with Hodges pressuring him hard.

  • Panthers visit Broncos to open...

    CHARLOTTE – The 2016 NFL season will begin with the same matchup that capped the 2015 season – in historically unique fashion.

    The Carolina Panthers will visit the Denver Broncos on Sept. 8 to kick off the season.