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Today's Sports

  • Junior Jackets drop loss to...

    The Buford Junior Jackets dropped a 54-47 junior varsity basketball loss to Parkwood on Monday night.

    Parkwood opened a 14-4 first quarter lead, but Buford rallied to make it 27-21 at the half.

    Brayden Phillips hit seven points to lead BHS at the half.

    The Junior Rebels held a 38-32 edge after three periods.

    Buford battled back before dropping the seven-point loss.

    Tyson Miller led Buford with 19 points.

    E. Jackson and B. Batson each had 12 points to lead Parkwood to the win.

  • Former Bruins star Brunson earns...

    GREENVILLE – Sha'Ron Brunson was named the PlanFIRST Player of the Game for the Bob Jones University Bruins women's basketball team Nov. 18.

    Brunson had 14 points and six rebounds as the team fell to Huntingdon College 73-57.

    Brunson is a senior journalism and mass communication major from Lancaster.

    Brunson, a 2013 Lancaster High School graduate, was a key contributor for the Lady Bruins, who earned Class AAAA Upper State playoff berths in her final two seasons.

  • Third-period runs spur Bruins in...

    Lancaster launched its 2017-18 home basketball schedule, scoring a pair of wins over county rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night.

    The Bruins teams, in front of a packed house, used third-period surges to post their wins over the Volunteers.

    The Lady Bruins, 2-2, notched a 63-38 win and the boys completed the sweep with a 72-62 victory.

    The LHS boys, 3-2, were in a battle with the scrappy Vols, but gained the upper hand with a strong third-period finish.

  • Vols roll to mat win over Bruins

    Andrew Jackson bolted to a 34-0 start on the way to a 58-12 win over rival Lancaster High School in prep wrestling Monday night in the LHS gym.

    The Volunteers, 6-2, rolled to the 46-point win on the strength of seven pins.

    AJ pin winners included Daniel Barfield (113), Gabe Rollings (138), Nick Burgess (145), Ty Elder (152), Hunter Haven (160), Kalab Haven (170) and Eli Mackey (220).

    Kyle Lesso had a major decision at 132 and AJ forfeit winners were Dalton Mackey and Patrick Burgess.

  • Area Clemson fans say Tigers...

    Lancaster area Clemson Tiger fans said they feel the Tigers are peaking as they open defense of their national championship in the College Football Playoff.

    The No. 1 Tigers, fresh off a resounding 38-3 win over Miami for their third straight Atlantic Coast Conference crown, face Alabama in the national semifinals at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on New Year’s Day. Kickoff is at 8:45 p.m.

    Lancaster County Clemson Club president Rodney Thomas witnessed the Tigers’ rout of Miami on Saturday night in Charlotte.

  • Jackets rally to down Rebels

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    Buford rallied in the second half to take a 77-69 win over Parkwood High School on Monday night to give the Jackets a split at the Union County, N.C., school.

    In the opener, the Buford girls dropped a 62-23 loss.

    In the nightcap, Buford, down 41-37 at the half, rallied to take a 54-53 lead after three periods.

    The 3-5 Jackets then used a 23-16 run in the final period to post the eight-point win over the Rebels.

  • Warriors drop two at Marvin Ridge

    Indian Land had a tough night Monday as the Warriors lost two games at Marvin Ridge High School in Union County, N.C.

    The Warriors, in the nightcap, dropped a 71-25 loss to the Mavericks.

    The Lady Warriors dropped a 49-9 in the opener.

    In the boys game, MRHS held a 49-13 lead at the half on the way to the lopsided win.

  • McKittrick leads Volunteers’ All...

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School two-way all-star senior lineman Dalton McKittrick leads the Volunteers’ All-Region IV-AA football selections for the 2017 season.

    McKittrick, who left today to begin workouts to play in the 70th annual Touchtone Energy Bowl North-South All-Star football game, was a star on both sides of the ball for the Vols this season.

  • Rams, Mustangs swap wins

    Lancaster middle school rivals A.R. Rucker and South split a pair of basketball games Thursday night in their first meeting of the 2017-18 hoops season.

    The Rucker girls opened with a 37-26 win over the South Middle Lady Mustangs.

    The South boys, in the nightcap, posted an exciting 40-32 win in overtime.

    The back-and-forth boys game was tight all the way.

    Regulation ended in a 32-all tie, but the Mustangs finished strong as they outscored the Rams 8-0 in the extra period for the win.

  • Huey captures 2017 Blue Ridge...

    Mike Huey, a Lancaster Motor Speedway veteran, has captured the 2017 Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models Championship.

    Huey competed against some of the Carolinas top Late Models drivers this season to capture the championship.

    Huey was in a long battle with Brian “Meathead” Carswell and Adam Yarbrough, but the “little engine that could” (as Huey calls his Late Model motor) prevailed to give him bragging rights until the 2018 Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series starts back racing.