Today's Sports

  • Lady Bruins netters bidding to...

    The 2015 Lancaster High girls tennis season is a challenging one as the Lady Bruins lost nearly three-fourths of the LHS girls team from the previous year.
    The fall tennis season is so short that it’s difficult to overcome the learning curve for new players in time for the region schedule to begin.
    The trio of Clinton, Broome and Union County are always tough opponents and make the region a challenging one again this season.
    Chester and South Pointe round out the region and the top four finishers will advance to the playoffs.

  • Double points on the line in LSS...

    Lancaster Super Speedway action Saturday night, Sept. 26 is presented by U.S. Bonding and it will also feature double points.
    U.S. Bonding is the official sponsor of the Vintage Division at Lancaster Super Speedway.
    The LSS card for Saturday is the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock, paying $500 to win, $50 to start and a $100 bounty on Brandy Baker. If Baker chooses to start in the rear of the field for the main event and if he wins the race, he will collect the $100 bounty.

  • Lady Bruins capture Challenge...

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins were up to the challenge to win the Carolina Challenge high school volleyball tournament at North Central High School on Saturday, Sept. 19.
    The LHS girls, 14-1 overall, posted a 6-0 record for the day and earned a bid to the gold bracket after winning their pool. The tourney field featured 12 teams.
    The Lady Bruins, on the way to the title, defeated North Central twice, Gilbert, Westminster Catawba, Robert E. Lee and Buford to win the championship.

  • Streaks on the line Friday

    Streaks are the focus of prep football teams in week five play Friday.
    Lancaster and Indian Land seek to stay unbeaten, while Buford hopes to remain undefeated in region play.
    Andrew Jackson will be shooting to get on track in league action.
    Lancaster, off to its best start since 2009, will be seeking to add another win this week as the ninth-ranked Bruins host Class A foe Lewisville.
    Indian Land, in the second week of region play, hopes to extend its win streak as the Warriors venture to Chesterfield to battle the 4-1 Rams.

  • County duo earns Tri-County...

    Two Lancaster County prep football players earned recognition at the week four meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday, Sept. 22.
    Lancaster High School’s Tyreese McCree and Indian Land High’s Chris Blakeney were saluted for their play in games played Friday, Sept. 18.
    LHS, rated ninth this week, topped Camden, 21-7 and Indian Land  downed Cheraw High School, 26-21 in its Region IV-AA opener.

  • Team’s net 47 tops McMackin field

    The three-man team of Andy Davis, Lee Gronkiewicz, Jayson Parker and a reserved space in memory of Chris Wriston teamed to take the net title in the 11th annual Neil McMackin Memorial golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday, Sept. 18.
    Davis, Parker and Gronkiewicz held the open spot for Wriston, nicknamed “Quarter Cake,” who died last fall.
    The field included 31 teams held in memory of Neil McMackin, who died in a 2004 Charleston bike accident. Tournament proceeds benefit the Neil McMackin Memorial Scholarship Fund.

  • Banal wins Rowell Memorial race

    Steve Banal captured an exciting $2,000-to-win Barry Rowell Memorial race Saturday, Sept. 19.
    In the SECA Crate Late Model Barry Rowell Memorial main event, the front row had Steve Banal and Hank Taylor.
    Before the race, Manley Chaney led the field of cars under the pace lap in honor of Barry Rowell, Chaney’s father-in-law.
    When the green flag fell, Banal, Taylor, Mangum and Chris Fite battled for the lead entering turn one.
    Exiting turn two, Banal led with a hard-charging Taylor right behind him.

  • LHS swimmers roll in senior...

    The Lancaster High School swim team highlighted LHS senior swim night with a sweep at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday, Sept. 27.
    The Bruins rolled over Hartsville, 251-32; Governor’s School, 239-57; and Ridge View 257-57.
    In the breakdown, the LHS girls topped Ridge View, 127-26; Hartsville, 127-6; and the Governor’s School, 120-30.
    The Bruins roared over Ridge View, 130-31; Hartsville, 124-26; and the Governor’s School, 119-27.

  • Warriors edge Braves, 26-21

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – If Friday night’s Region IV-AA game between Cheraw and Indian Land was a movie, then the Braves and Warriors definitely saved the biggest drama for the third act.
    Indian Land’s 26-21 win was proof that region play really is the start of a new season.

  • Jackets hold off Vols, 24-20

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – Buford opened Class AA Region IV-AA football play with a hard-fought 24-20 donnybrook over county rival Andrew Jackson on Friday, Sept. 18 at BHS.
    Jackets’ second-year coach Tripp Watts was relieved after the win.
    “This was a dogfight that rivalry games should be like,” said Watts. “Give Coach Frye and his AJ team credit as they kept coming and fighting. They really battle.”