Today's Sports

  • Vols blank Knights, 26-0

    BOONETOWN – Surging Andrew Jackson opened Region IV-AA play in a big way, blanking rival North Central High School, 26-0 at the rival Knights’ field on Friday night.
    The Volunteers, with the shutout, improved to 3-1 with their third straight win.
    The Vols scored four times during the game, with senior Dalton Haven tallying a pair of touchdowns to key AJ’s victory.
    Haven’s first touchdown came on a three-yard run at 5:23 in the second quarter.
    The extra point was blocked, leaving AJ up, 6-0.

  • Falcons soar by Bruins, 35-14

    FORT MILL – In a game of plenty of offense, a couple of key defensive stops sparked host Nation Ford to a 35-14 win over Lancaster at the Falcons’ field on Friday night.
    Nation Ford, up 14-7 in the second period, delivered a pair of pivotal stops on downs deep in the Falcons’ territory to take control.
    NFHS, on a fourth and two play at its 26, turned back the Bruins to get the ball back early in the second period.

  • Stallions dash by Jackets, 44-13

    BUFORD – The host Buford Yellow Jackets fell to the Lee Central Stallions, 44-13 on Friday night in the Region IV-AA football opener for both teams.
    For the third straight week, the 1-4 Jackets were up against an unbeaten team, and weren’t able to pull off the upset.  
    LC amassed a whooping 648 yards total offense on its way to the region win.  It was the first game that the Yellow Jackets’ opponent outgained them this season.

  • Rams ignite, down Warriors, 41-21

    CHESTERFIELD – Indian Land versus Chesterfield looked to be a battle of ground versus pass.
    Could the Warriors control the clock with their running game, or would the quick strike passing attack of the Rams prevail?
    The first half was mostly a stalemate, but in a two-and-a-half minute third-quarter stretch, the host Rams scored 17 points.
    That stretch proved to be the turning point in the Rams’ 41-21 win Friday night.
    The Warriors defense held up well for the most part in the first half.

  • Springs Memorial team wins...

    The Springs Memorial Hospital team captured top honors in the 25th annual Rotary Club golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.
    The Springs Memorial team posted a 57 for a one-shot win in the captain’s choice tournament at the LGC.
    The foursome of Richard Warrin, Mark Wallace, Ian Stewart and Jonathan Scott carded a 15-under to take the close win in the 18-team field.

  • LHS swimmers notch two wins

    The Lancaster High School swim team captured a double dual meet, topping Hartsville, 309-24 and the Governor’s School, 306-24.
    The Lancaster swimmers were led by Lauren Spencer and Makenzy Mills who had two wins each.
    Braydon Powers, Taylor Teague, Luis Bravo, Andres Cuella, Trevor Tipton, Abbi Denyer, Jacques Caravaca, Samuel Page, Alaina Houghtaling and Matthew Rogers each had one win each.

  • Baker prevails as King of the...

    GASTONIA, N.C. – “The Gambler” is King of the Carolinas in racing.
    Sage driver Brandy Baker, “The Gambler,” is finally King of the Carolinas after capturing an exciting Street Stock win at Carolina Speedway.
    Baker was on the front row for the Street Stock main with Tyler Hyatt. When the green flag dropped to start the race, Baker, Hyatt, Ronnie Mosley and Andy Blackwood battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Teague tackles transition

    BUFORD – Buford High School senior football player Davis Teague is an old hand with the BHS team, but this season he’s in a new role.
    Teague, a former linebacker in the Jackets’ defense, is now in the trenches in a move to boost the BHS stop unit.
    “Davis has taken it on and embraced it,” Buford High School defensive coordinator Jimmy Clyburn said. “It is his senior year and sometimes making that move is a challenge, but Davis has stepped up and made the most of it.”

  • Perry said faith vital in his...

    Michael Dean Perry said his faith played a role in his success in the National Football League.
    Perry, who played 10 seasons in the NFL and earned six Pro Bowls, was the featured speaker at the second annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at Second Baptist Church on Tuesday night.
    “There’s a lot of different things coming at you in the NFL and I took my faith serious,” said Perry, an Aiken native who starred at Clemson along with his brother William “The Refrigerator” Perry.

  • Lancaster drivers focus on KOC...

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers are focusing on this weekend and the King of the Carolinas race  at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C.
    Some of the LSS drivers competing in the events include Ben Watkins, Josh Langley, Timbo Mangum, Brandy Baker, Andrew Baker, Benji Knight, Bill Knight, Pebo Johnson, Hank Taylor, Travis Mosley, Brent Hodges, Andy Hodges, Kyle Norwood, Rocky Phillips, Stevie Totherow, Travis Steele, Pat Linsday, Alexus Motes, Mike Baucom, Jacob Catoe, Brady Kirk, Travis Payne and Justin Fite.