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Today's Sports

  • Haven's Vols hard hitter

    KERSHAW – After a disappointing season-opening 36-6 loss to Lewisville, the Andrew Jackson High School player named “Tex” might be the one to give the Volunteers a much-needed shot.
    Dalton “Tex” Haven, a 6-1, 205-pounder, is regarded by AJ coach C.J. Frye as the team’s “most physical player.”
    “He leads our defense with his toughness and strength,” Frye said.
    “I try to give it all I got and push my teammates to give our best effort,” said Haven, a three-year AJ starter.

  • SECA Crate Sportsman countdown...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will be hosting an exciting night of racing action headlined by the Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman Countdown to River Wars race Saturday night.
    The Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman drivers have three events, a non-winners race paying $400 to win, all-star winners race paying $400 to win and a full feature main event paying $500 to win.
    This race will be an action-packed race leading up to Rivers Wars on Sept. 3 for the Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman Division.

  • Old rivals to battle at IL

    County bragging rights are on the line again this week at Indian Land’s Reservation.
    The host Warriors will battle Buford in the county’s oldest rivalry.  IL is coming off a 47-10 home loss to Lancaster, while Buford rolled to a 35-6 win over Franklin Christian.
    In other games, AJ takes a long road trip to Aynor in hopes of rebounding from a 36-6 loss to Lewisville.
    Lancaster is idle this week with an open date.
    Buford High coach Tripp Watts said the Jackets face a battle at ILHS.

  • Bear Hug Brawl ‘fit to be tied’

    The fifth annual Bear Hug Brawl was a tight defensive battle Saturday afternoon at Buford High’s Jacket Stadium.
    The junior varsity football jamboree, featuring all four county schools, saw only one game produce points.
    The Brawl’s final clash saw the host Buford Junior Jackets and Andrew Jackson battle to an 8-all tie at the wire.
    The Junior Jackets tallied on a 70-yard drive, with quarterback Webber Moore scoring on a nine-yard run.
    On the conversion, Ja’Tavis Crockett tallied for an 8-0 BHS lead on the Junior Volunteers.

  • Lindsay posts first-ever win at...

    Saturday night was a beautiful evening at Lancaster Super Speedway, with blazing racing, lower temperatures and heated tempers flaring.
    The SECA Crate Late Model main front row had Pat Lindsay and Benji Knight.
    At the green flag, Lindsay, Knight, Brandy Baker and Timbo Mangum roared into turn one battling for the lead. Exiting turn two, Lindsay led, while Knight, Baker, Mangum, Travis Steele and Manley Chaney contested for second.

  • Fifth Bear Hug Brawl ready to...

    The Lancaster County junior varsity football teams and cheerleaders will be in the spotlight Saturday at Buford High School’s Jacket Stadium.
    The fifth annual Bear Hug Brawl is set with the opening action at 10:10 a.m.
    The Bear Hug Brawl, held in memory of the late Seth Muennich, a former BHS Junior Jackets football player. Muennich died in an auto accident near the school in 2011. He was 14 at the time of his death.

  • BHS duo big part of team

    Buford High School third-year head coach Tripp Watts regards senior running back Isaah Nesbit and wide receiver Rhylee Blackmon as a big part of the Jackets’ team.
    Watts is hoping Nesbit and Blackmon, who have missed much of the preseason with injuries, can make an impact in a hurry.
    Nesbit, who injured his neck in a preseason scrimmage at McBee High School, has been cleared to play and is expected to be in the lineup tonight when the Jackets face Franklin Christian in their opener.

  • Junior golfers focused on all-...

    Lancaster junior golfers will be seeking top honors this weekend as they play in the annual Thomas D. Todd all-star tournament at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six.
    The Lancaster chapter has 12 junior golfers competing in the all-star field Aug. 20-21.
    The LJGA members earned their shot to play with top showings in the chapter’s 2016 tournaments during the spring and summer.
    The annual Roy Small Junior Championship, held at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 25-26, capped the chapter’s season.

  • SECA Crate Late Models, Vintage...

    Lancaster Super Speedway roars back to action Saturday night.
    The LSS card is headlined by the popular SECA Crate Late Model Division.
    On July 30, “The Gambler,” Brandy Baker, won the SECA Crate Late Model Division race at Lancaster Super Speedway.
    Baker had to earn it though as Travis Steele pressured him the entire race for the lead.
    LSS racing fans can expect to see those  two drivers along with Hank Taylor, Timbo Mangum, Benji Knight, Mike Huey, Mac Huey, Manley Chaney and Charles Kluttz competing for the win.

  • SC forces team for Classic...

    The South rose on Indian Land’s “Reservation” on Saturday night.
    The Lancaster County forces – Andrew Jackson, Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster high schools – teamed to key South Carolina to a 35-20 win over the North Carolina teams in the annual Founders North-South Kickoff Classic at Indian Land High School.
    The host IL Warriors rallied late to cap the S.C. win with a 14-7 victory over Parkwood.
    AJ opened with a 7-0 win over Providence Day and Lancaster notched a 7-0 victory over Ardrey Kell.