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Today's Sports

  • Jackets’ Ingram signs to play at...

    BUFORD – The soccer pipeline from Buford High School to the University of South Carolina Union has added another solid link.

    Buford High School senior William Ingram will join Jackets teammates Zayn Sutton and Blaine Gossman in the USCU Bantams soccer program next fall.

    The 2018 season marks USC Union’s first year in National Junior College Athletic Association Region X men’s soccer.

  • Lady Volunteers trip Buford

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson improved to 8-2 in Region IV-AA softball with a 12-2 home win over county rival Buford High School on Thursday night.

    The Lady Vols, 13-7, bolted to a 7-0 lead after two frames on the way to the 10-run win in six innings.

    “This was a big win for us,” AJ softball coach Wesley Kidd said. “It’s nice to go into our spring break with a win, but we have to come back off spring break and play well.”

    Carley Sims sparked the Lady Vols’ 12-hit attack with three hits and a RBI.

  • Lady Warriors poised for title...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School Lady Warriors are the defending Class AAA state soccer champions and the ILHS girls appear poised to make another run for state gold this spring.

    The Lady Warriors of veteran head coach Mark Bonda are 11-3-1, with 16 players back from the 2017 Class AAA state title squad.

    “The key to our season has been our consistent level of play, focus and striving to compete,” Bonda said. “We have the talent and the ability. It’s about putting all the pieces of the puzzle together.

  • Volunteers down Bruins

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson, for the second time in three days, posted a win over Class AAAA county rival Lancaster on Wednesday night.

    The Volunteers, who defeated the Bruins, 7-3 on Monday at LHS, notched a 5-1 home win over the Bruins.

    Griffin Gardner, who worked five innings, was the winner. He struck out five and allowed two walks, two hits and a run.

    Colby Jackson worked the final two innings and fanned one with two hits and no walks.

  • Vols hold on, top Buford

    KERSHAW – Host Andrew Jackson stayed unbeaten in Region IV-AA boys soccer, taking a tough 2-1 win over the Buford Yellow Jackets on Wednesday night.

    The Vols built a 1-0 lead at the half.

    AJ struck first as Rhett Bowers shot the ball and his well-placed kick landed in the lower right side of the net for a 1-0 Vols lead.

    Bowers was assisted by Jared Truesdale on the goal, which came late in the first half.

    In the second half, the match was even with the Vols holding their 1-0 lead.

  • Martial Arts Championships...

    From Release

    The 44th annual Universal Martial Arts Championships were held at Springdale Recreation Center, featuring an action-packed event.

    This event is the most anticipated event of the year, not only nationwide but internationally.

    Fans could feel the ground shaking as competitors stormed in for this world class event. Competitors  awarded first place also become known as national and world champions.

  • Martin: Thornwell is still vital...

    FORT LAWN – Former Lancaster High School basketball star Sindarius Thornwell is a year removed from his college days at the University of South Carolina, but Gamecock hoops coach Frank Martin still holds him close to his program.

    Thornwell, the SEC Player of the Year in 2016-17 when the Gamecocks made their first-ever Final Four run, just completed his rookie season with the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • Lady Bruins defeat Vols

    KERSHAW – The Lancaster Lady Bruins avenged an 8-7 loss to county rival Andrew Jackson, taking a 6-2 win over the Lady Volunteers on Tuesday night.

    LHS senior hurler Summer Clinton pitched a complete game and aided her cause with two hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs in the four-run LHS win.

    Ashley Abbott led the Lancaster offense with three hits.

    Gracie Revels, Alexus Lowery and Ana Watts each had two hits.

    Madison Morris had a hit and drove in three runs.

  • Jackets top AJ golfers

    Buford High School shot a 171 to defeat rival Andrew Jackson High School in golf at the Lancaster Golf Club on Tuesday.

    The Jackets’ “T” Sutton shot a two-under 34, followed by Caleb Henson with a 39 and Chandler King had a 47. Michael McCowan followed with a 51 for Buford.

    Mason Sowell led AJ, which had a 195, with a 37 and Luke Benfield carded a 47.

    Parker Deese had a 55 and Tad McCowan carded a 56.

    Other scores for AJ were Jordan Collins with a 57, followed Raegen Brewer with a 59.

  • USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour Winged...

    The USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour, presented by K&N Filters Winged Sprint Car Series, headlines racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    This will be one of the biggest races on the 2018 LMS schedule as the USCS Sprint Cars only come twice a year to the half-mile dirt oval.

    The Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars are popular when they come to LMS because of the speeds they reach around the track.

    The Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars will be reaching speeds over 140 mph roaring around LMS, which makes them one of the fan favorites each season.