Today's Sports

  • Vols clip Eagles in home sweep

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • IL’s Mayer goes to the Shrine...

    SPARTANBURG – The overcast, dank day matched the post-game mood on the South Carolina sideline after North Carolina rallied for a 17-10 win in the 80th Shrine Bowl all-star football game Saturday at Gibbs Stadium on the Wofford College campus in Spartanburg.
    Outgoing Indian Land High School football coach Mike Mayer, who has resigned at the ILHS head coach and athletics director, said the loss didn’t tarnish a terrific week, just the raw day.

  • Cavs net overtime win in sweep...

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – Cuthbertson swept host Buford in basketball Monday night, but the Cavaliers had to work extra to top the Jackets, 56-54 in overtime to complete the hardwood broom job.
    The Cavs, locked in a 51-all draw at the end of regulation, outscored the Jackets, 5-3 in the OT to take the tight win.
    Chris Grovanz, who led CHS with 20 points, scored 16 in the second half, with four coming in overtime.

  • Warriors fifth in Fort Mill...

    The Indian Land Warriors placed fifth in the 10-team Mill Town Duals at Fort Mill High School on Saturday.
    The Warriors, after falling to Class AAAAA schools Lexington and Dorman high schools, rebounded to defeat Broome and Ridge View.
    ILHS fell to Lexington, 48-30 and Dorman, 46-23.
    Dorman is the defending Class AAAA champion. The Cavaliers are ranked second in the Class AAAAA state poll. Lexington is rated sixth in Class AAAAA.

  • Rucker rolls in sweep of South

    The A.R. Rucker Rams rolled to a pair of basketball wins over Lancaster area middle school rival South at the Lancaster High School gym on Monday night.
    The Rucker Lady Rams ripped the SMS Lady Mustangs in a 34-13 win and the unbeaten Rams downed the Mustangs in a 65-29 victory.
    The Lady Rams, 5-1, rebounded from their first loss, taking the 21-point win over the South girls.
    Rucker led 10-4 after one period, but took control in the second quarter when the Lady Rams outscored the Lady Mustangs, 18-4 to take a 28-8 halftime lead.

  • 12U stars win state

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation youth soccer program once again had a strong showing in the South Carolina Athletic Programs (SCAP) state soccer tournament, with the 12U team winning the state championship and the 15U team placing third at Sumter.

    The 12U soccer team posted a 2-0 win over Bluffton to capture the state championship Dec. 10.

  • Jackets host Cavs in hoops play...

    Staff Reports

    Lancaster County high school basketball teams have a limited schedule on tap for this week.

    Buford, coming off a Region IV-AA home game with Cheraw on Friday night, will swing back to the hardwood Monday night.

    The Jackets will host Cuthbertson of Union County, N.C. in a varsity twin bill with the girls game at 7 p.m.

  • Torre Fuerte, Wailers win State...

    Staff Reports

    The SARU 01 Torre Fuerte (16U) and SARU 00 Wailers (17U) each won the S.C. Presidential Medal Soccer League State Cup at the Mesa Complex in Greer on Dec. 3-4.

    The teams included players from Lancaster, Fort Mill, Tega Cay and South Charlotte.

    The SARU 01 Torre Fuerte defeated CFC, 5-1 to win the State Cup.

    The SARU 01 Torre Fuerte faced the same CFC team it had narrowly defeated 2-1 in regular-season soccer play.

  • Smith’s Rivers reaps CIAA rookie...

    Staff Reports

    Johnson C. Smith University women's basketball freshman player Malia Rivers, the former Lancaster High Lady Bruins hoops star, has been named the CIAA Rookie of the Week after scoring 12 points in the Golden Bulls 84-73 win at Paine College on Dec. 10.

  • Column: Fred was loyal to the...

    The Lancaster High School basketball season has barely tipped off and already the Bruins’ girls and boys teams have lost a key player. So have the football and softball programs.

    If you’re a Bruins’ fan of any consequence, you know the irreplaceable person in reference. He, of course, is Fred Hicklin, a man for all seasons with the Lancaster Bruins.