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Today's Sports

  • Truesdale paces IL track

    Saturday was a solid day for Indian Land High School sophomore Rondreas Truesdale, who brought home the lion’s share of Indian Land’s winnings from the Class A state meet at Lower Richland High School in Hopkins.

    Truesdale won the silver medal in the boys 110-meter hurdles at the meet Saturday, May 15.

    Allendale-Fairfax High School senior Bashaud Breeland won the event with a time of 15.08. Truesdale posted a time of 15.11. Truesdale won the event in the Upper State meet May 8 with a time of 14.75.

  • Lancers' second season...

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers’ second season of baseball saw marked improvement over its rookie campaign.

    USCL, led by second-year head coach Steve Williams, posted a winning season. The Lancers’ season ended at the NJCAA Region X tournament, but USCL made history before bowing out in the field.

    Top-seeded Spartanburg Methodist ended the USCL’s postseason hopes with an 10-3 win in the tournament at Burlington (N.C.) Athletic Stadium.

    The Lancer’s eight-run loss to the Pioneers ended USC-L’s season at 26-23.

  • Couch to guide Jackets'...

    Buford High School boys basketball coach Jeff Moyer’s decision to lighten his coaching load is having a heavy impact on Neil Couch’s coaching career.

    Couch, with Moyer’s move to yield his hoops coaching duties, will become the Jackets’ head basketball coach. He has guided the BHS junior varsity team the last two years.

    The move was made earlier this week at the Lancaster County Class A school, which will begin competing as a Class AA school with the start of the 2010-11 Lancaster County school term.

  • Warriors triumph, advance

    Indian Land advanced to the third round of the Class AA Upper State playoffs, downing county rival Buford, 6-2 in the teams’ fifth meeting this spring.

    IL and BHS split during regular-season play, with each winning at home. Buford had defeated IL in the Red Rose City Classic back in March.

    After the two teams split in regular-season play, a special play-off match was held at Lancaster Memorial Stadium where the Warriors captured the title with an 8-2 win.

  • IL shines in Upstate, looks to...

    The Indian Land High School boys and girls track and field teams finished third overall at the Class A Upper State meet Saturday at Landrum High School.

    Twelve Indian Land boys team members and nine IL girls team members qualified for the state meet, set for Saturday at Lower Richland High School in Hopkins.

    The top four competitors in each event qualify for the state championship meet.

  • McBee halts Buford run

    This time McBee played the spoiler.

    A year ago in the elimination round of the Class A Upper State championship series, Buford ousted McBee in a close encounter, rallying late to notch an emotional one-run win.

    McBee earned its diamond revenge Wednesday night at the Lady Panthers’ softball field in extra innings.

    Buford, the Class A defending state softball champion, saw its postseason hopes fade in a 5-4 loss in eight innings.

  • Early surge keys Penegar in...

    Lancaster High School junior cross country and track standout Wylie Penegar posted an 18:13 time to capture first place in the first Lancaster Area Literacy 5K road race on Saturday at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.

    Penegar, over the 3.1-mile course which covered through residential areas in the vicinity of the Gregory Health and Wellness Center at USCL, built his lead in the first three quarters of a mile.

  • AJ Vols blank EC, 4-0

    Conference IV-AA champion Andrew Jackson launched the Class AA Upper State soccer playoffs in impressive fashion, notching a 4-0 win over Eau Claire of Columbia at Volunteer Stadium on Tuesday night.

    The Vols defeated the Shamrocks twice during the regular season on the way to the league crown. AJ’s 3-1 win over the Shamrocks last week sealed the league crown.

    In the win on Tuesday at AJ, senior William Bridges tallied two goals as did junior Oliver Wall to pace the Volunteers’ victory.

  • Bruins' Williams signs with...

    Brian Williams’ strong play in the trenches has taken him to the next level.

    Williams, a standout offensive lineman for the Lancaster Bruins, will be playing football at Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C., after a solid career with LHS football program.

    Williams, 6-2, 265, was a three-year starter for the Class AAAA Lancaster Bruins.

  • Lady Vols, Warriors post playoff...

    The Andrew Jackson and Indian Land girls’ soccer teams opened the Class A-AA Upper State playoffs with impressive wins on Monday.

    The Lady Vols of head coach Ronnie Wallace forged a 4-0 halftime lead on the way to a 6-0 win over Ninety Six of Greenwood.

    Meanwhile, up in the Panhandle, Indian Land blanked Southside High School of Greenville, 6-0.

    The Andrew Jackson Lady VOLS soccer team improved to 8-9 with their shutout win over the Lady Wildcats.

    Amber Kelley had her third shutout of the season in the goal with eight saves.