Today's Sports

  • AJ unbeaten with golf wins over...

    The Andrew Jackson High golf team stayed perfect on the season – 17-0 – with a pair of wins at the Camden Country Club on Monday.
    The Volunteers, 6-0 in region play, shot a 149 to down Class AAA foe Camden (171) and Class AAAA Lugoff-Elgin (223).
    Logan Sowell, the AJ senior ace, shot a 33 on the par-35 course. Sowell was followed by Chandler Norville with a 37, Caleb Brown’s 39 and Emily Cox with a 40.
    Mason Sowell had a 41 and Dakota Roberts carded a 50.

  • Jackets rally to edge Warriors,...

    Buford rallied from a 3-2 deficit to post a 5-3 comeback win over Region IV-AA rival Indian Land at the Warriors’ baseball field on Monday night.
    The Jackets, 6-4, 5-1, ignited for three runs to take the two-run win in the BHS sixth.
    Dylan Sistare’s RBI-hit tied the game at 3-all and the Jackets added two more runs as Scotti Moser scored on an error and Brady Horton singled home a run.
    BHS hurler Eric Miles, 3-0, was the winner in seven frames as he struck out 15.

  • Playoff decides Kershaw Golf...

    Sunshine broke through the clouds at the Kershaw Golf Course on Saturday as 18 teams competed on the links to conquer the challenge of the 2016 KGC Spring Tournament.
    The tournament to benefit the Kershaw Golf Course saw two teams tie at 54, 18-under par.
    The foursome of Hubert Brown, Wade Floyd, Jay Pardue and Jerry Pardue captured first place in a card playoff against the team of Caleb Brown, Chandler Norville, Logan Sowell and Mason Sowell, who finished as the runner-up team.
    The winning team had a birdie on No. 2 to earn top honors.

  • Bailey 10K Laps winner

    Jareth Bailey’s first attempt at a 10K road race resulted in a first finish.
    Bailey, the Buford High School track and football coach and math teacher, posted top honors in the Laps for Lancers’ 10k, a first in the USC Lancaster Educational Foundation fundraiser, with a 39:57 Saturday morning at USCL.
    Bailey, 28, said he held true to his race strategy for his first 10K race.

  • Bailes captures Clash win in...

    The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series headlined racing action, with Ross Bailes taking the coveted checkers at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.
    The Carolina Clash was the featured race for the inaugural Palmetto State Championship at the dirt oval.
    Chris “Smokey” Madden captured the pole, setting a new track record of 18.219.
    At the green, Madden and hometown favorite, “The Rock Hill Bad Boy,” Ben Watkins battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Warriors blank Vols, 4-0

    KERSHAW – The Indian Land High School Warriors capped a busy week of play with a 4-0 win over county foe Andrew Jackson Friday night.

    Indian Land, ranked third in the latest Class AA state poll, defeated Buford, 6-1 on Tuesday and Class AAAA York Comprehensive, 4-0 on Wednesday.

    AJ topped Lewisville 4-1 on Monday and lost a close region match to Cheraw, 3-2 in overtime Wednesday night.

  • BHS sports solid softball hopes

    The Buford Lady Jackets’ softball team returns a solid cast for the 2016 season with the hope of a strong run in the Class AA playoffs.

    BHS, led by third-year head coach Lael Allen, has its share of experience with veteran players at each position off the 20-10 team.

    Junior Sydney Sullivan, the Lady Jackets MVP and a Class AA all-state and all-region pick last season, will lead the BHS pitching staff. Senior hurler Jensen Shelby provides support in the circle.

  • Martial Arts tourney awards...

    The 42th Annual Universal Martial Arts Championship continued in the excellence of the event’s solid past.

    The tournament, promoted by Hanshi James White and the Universal Karate Studios, is regarded as a fun-packed and exciting event.

  • Veterans boost AJ softball

    The Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers sport nine returnees from the 2015 state runner-up softball team and solid hope for the new season.

    AJ, with new leadership in coach Jason Crawford following the retirement of longtime AJ coach Steve Middleton, will bid to continue its competitive streak.

    A year ago the Lady Vols posted a 27-8 record on the way to the Class AA Upper State title.

    Crawford is confident the Lady Vols can continue their diamond shine.

  • County quartet set for North-...

    A trio of Lancaster County high school star basketball players will cap their prep hoops careers in the 68th annual North-South All-Star basketball games at Lexington High School on Saturday afternoon.
    The girls game is at 1 p.m., with the boys game to tip at 3.
    Lancaster High Lady Bruins’ senior aces Malia Rivers and Keyotta Garris will play for the North girls team.
    Indian Land Quantra Taylor, a 6-8, 240-pounder who has signed to play at Wingate University, will play for the North boys.