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Today's Sports

  • Former Knights star Drakeford...

    Former  North Central High Knights football star Tyronne Drakeford is returning to his prep roots as the new NCHS head football coach and athletics director.

    Drakeford, 45, is a 1989 North Central graduate, who also played one season at Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia.

  • Former Knights star Drakeford...

    Former  North Central High Knights football star Tyronne Drakeford is returning to his prep roots as the new NCHS head football coach and athletics director.

    Drakeford, 45, is a 1989 North Central graduate, who also played one season at Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia.

  • Barton IV-AA Wrestler of the Year

    Buford High School senior 220-pound wrestler Dakota Barton is the Region IV-AA Wrestler of the Year.

    Barton, the defending 220-pound Class A-AA state champion, was selected for the honor during the region wrestling coaches meeting held Thursday night at the Buford Sports Bar, a central location for the region coaches.

  • Coaches pick Pats in ‘good game’

    Lancaster County high school football coaches give the edge to the New England Patriots to win Super Bowl LI tonight in Houston.

    The AFC champion Patriots, 14-2, will battle the NFC champion Atlanta Falcons, 11-5, in the NFL championship game, which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. at NRG Stadium.

    FOX Sports (Charlotte channel 46) will carry the game, with the Patriots a three-point pick to win their fifth Super Bowl title in nine appearances.

  • Spencer signs with Greensboro...

    Lancaster High School standout swimmer Lauren Spencer is headed to Greensboro College with her sport and future in mind.

    Spencer, who was a LHS swim team member for seven seasons including one as a team manager, said GC offered what she sought in her college future.

  • IL’s Howie signs with Concord

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School media center abounded with smiles Wednesday afternoon.

    The biggest grin belonged to a ILHS Warriors football standout, senior linebacker Dillon Howie, who signed with Concord University in Athens, W.Va.

  • LHS honors top swimmers

    The Lancaster High School swim team recently honored its top performers for the Bruins’ 2016 season.

    LHS swim coach Charles Henry honored a top male and female swimmer in each award during the presentations.

    Lauren Spencer was the LHS girls swim MVP and Samuel Page was the LHS boys swim MVP.

    The team’s rookie of the year awards were presented to Taylor Teague (girls) and Andres Cuella (boys).

  • S.C. Baseball Coaches Hall to...

    Lancaster native Bennie McMurray, who built prep baseball powerhouse teams at Lewisville and Buford high schools, has been selected as a 2017 inductee for the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

    McMurray, who won 419 games as a high school baseball coach at three different schools, will be inducted along with the late Strother Sligh (Irmo High School), Jerry Stoots (Stall High School of Charleston) and Forrest “Whitey” Kendall of Parker High School in Greenville.

  • ILMS wins state crown

    The Indian Land Middle School wrestling team capped a banner season with a 10-1 record and the school’s first-ever middle school state championship at the Carolina Invitational Middle School state tournament at Lexington High School on Jan. 21.

    The ILMS Warriors topped a 75-team field with 134.5 points and an individual state crown in the 82-pound weight class.

  • Bruins honor football standouts

    The 2016 Lancaster High School football season didn’t go as planned, but the team had its share of stars and they took their final Bruins bows Monday night in the LHS auditorium.

    The LHS coaching staff honored a host of players for their play on the 2016 season, a 5-6 record and a Class AAAA Upper State playoff bid.

    “Our record wasn’t what we wanted it to be, but we want to recognize our players and their achievements on the season,” LHS coach Bobby Collins said.