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Today's Sports

  • Vols seek to extend streak

    Midseason finds Lancaster County high school football teams dealing with streaks.
    Surging Andrew Jackson, on a three-game win string, hopes to keep it going.
    The three other county teams – Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster – are bidding to see their skids end.
    AJ, 1-0 in region play after a convincing 26-0 road win over rival North Central High School, is hoping to stay unbeaten in the league as the 3-1 Volunteers host Central of Pageland. AJ received votes in balloting for the Class AA top 10 this week.

  • Seniors mixed doubles team state...

    For the second time in three years, a Lancaster area senior mixed doubles tennis team, age 65-over, has netted a coveted state championship.
    The Lancaster area senior mixed doubles tennis team captured the state championship at the Florence Tennis Center where the tournament was held Sept. 9-12.
    The Lancaster area team, which included five of the 11-team members from Lancaster County, qualified for the state tournament after winning the Mid-Carolina Regional championship.
    The Mid-Carolina Regional League includes Rock Hill, Lancaster, Chester and York.

  • Cauthen captures exciting...

    Veteran driver Matthew Cauthen captured a landmark win in the wild and crazy Montgomery Towing Super Stock main event Saturday night at Lancaster Super Speedway,
    Cauthen was on the front row with Stevie Totherow,
    At the green flag, Totherow, Cauthen, Artie Brownell and Jason Gulledge battled for the lead entering turn one. Exiting turn two, Cauthen led, while the battle behind him was intense.
    The race for second between Totherow, Brownell, Gulledge and Starkey had the fans cheering as the drivers beat and banged on each other.

  • Teen charged with pointing gun...

    A Kershaw teen and alleged gang member has been arrested for pulling a gun on two 10-year-old girls just two days after his release on bond for a drug arrest, and now sheriff’s deputies are also looking for another teen for intimidating witnesses to the crime.
    Nijel Traleik Wilson, 17, of 6429 Matson St., is charged with two counts of pointing and presenting a firearm, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office report.

  • Warriors duo earns Tri-County...

    FORT MILL – Two Indian Land High School football players reaped top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    IL’s Robbie Cshuta was named the Division II Defensive Player of the week for his effort in the Warriors’ 28-21 home loss to Broome. Cshuta posted 11 tackles, eight solos and a tackle for loss in the seven-point defeat.
    IL’s William Makowski and Jene Thompson of Lewisville shared the Div. II Defensive Lineman of the Week.

  • IL tennis opens region play with...

    The Indian Land Warriors opened region tennis play with a 6-0 win over Chester High on Tuesday at CHS.
    The Lady Warriors netters improved to 1-2, 1-0 in region play.
    IL visited Nation Ford on Thursday.
    The Lady Warriors, on Sept. 7, fell to Northwestern, 4-3.
    On Aug. 25, IL dropped a 5-2 loss to Nation Ford of Fort Mill.
    Singles
    Hailey Hutchins (IL) defeated ShanQuavious Hemphill, 6-0, 6-0.  
    Nia Pressley (IL) defeated Oshayanna Sanders, 6-0, 6-0.
    Brianna Garris (IL) defeated Kayla Reid, 6-1, 6-2

  • BHS’s Griffin goes all out

    BUFORD – When Buford High School defensive coordinator Jimmy Clyburn compiled the latest Jackets’ tackling points, it came as no surprise BHS senior linebacker Tucker Griffin ranks among the team leaders.
    Griffin, a second-year member of the BHS varsity football team, has 85 points on the season, two behind junior standout linebacker Noah Vincent’s 87.
    Griffin, on the season, has 23 first hits, 22 assists, two tackles for loss, a sack and two caused fumbles.

  • South blanks Buford

    The South Mustangs evened their record at 1-1 on the season, taking a 20-0 win over Buford Middle School at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.
    SMS’s Jay Bumpass scored on a 55-yard run and added the two-point conversion to give the Mustangs an 8-0 edge.
    South upped its lead to 14-0 as Keyonte Rivers returned a punt 85 yards. South wrapped up the scoring as Sean Truesdale scored on a three-yard run. The two-point conversion failed.
    South Middle travels to face Lewisville on Thursday for a 5:30 game with the Lions.

  • Richard Plyler ‘touches ’em all’

    Richard Plyler has completed the circuit.
    In his terms, Plyler, 72, calls it a “check off his bucket list.”
    Plyler, an avid baseball fan for the better part of his life, completed a visit to all 30 Major League Baseball cities last Saturday when he attended the Twins-Indians game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. The host Twins, in 12 innings, took a 2-1 win over Cleveland.

  • SECA Crate Late Models return

    Lancaster Super Speedway roars back to action with the SECA Crate Late Model Division returning to headline the action Saturday night.
    The SECA Crate Late Models will be paying $1,000 to win.
    This season has seen some of the best SECA Crate Late Model racing at LSS in years, with Timbo Mangum and Benji Knight leading the way with two wins apiece.
    Other drivers who have won on the 2016 racing season are Steve Banal one, Chris Hargett one, Chris Steele one, Brandy Baker one and Pat Linsday one.