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Today's Sports

  • Newberry signs McKittrick

    KERSHAW Andrew Jackson High School senior football star Dylan McKittrick didn’t find a pot of gold on St. Patrick’s Day 2010, but it was close.

    McKittrick, the Vols’ crackerjack linebacker, realized a lifelong dream signing with Newberry College to play football for the Scarlet and Gray in the AJHS media center on Wednesday morning.

  • USCL soccer team scores in...

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster women’s soccer team held an American Red Cross fundraiser Feb. 25 at Starr Hall.

    Lasagna was donated at a reduced cost from Pizza Hut and the plates for the benefit were prepared by the players.

    A donation of $5 was asked for each plate at the meal, which offered take-out, or dine-in opportunities.

    The USCL athletic department asked its athletes to attend to give back to those less fortunate.

  • LHS track teams open with home...

    The Lancaster High School track teams opened their seasons with a sweep of Chesterfield and Central of Pageland.

    The Bruins compiled 93 points to top Chesterfield, 44.5, and Central of Pageland, 29.5.

    In the girls’ meet, Lancaster swept with 89 points to 35 for Central and Chesterfield’s 33.

    Boys results:

    4x100 relay – 2. Quinterioius Degraffienreid, Quavis Mcilwain, Darius Cureton and Zedrick Truesdale

    4x800 relay – 1. Jamaal Lewis, Dylan Ellis, Drew Burn, Wylie Penegar, 9:35

    110 HH – 1. Marvin Pratt

  • Changes set for county youth...

    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation will feature a few changes for the 2010 baseball season.

    This year the program will become sanctioned under the Little League brand. Registration fees will increase from $40 to $50 for the current season for ages 7 to 13.

    Lancaster T-ball and County T-ball will remain at $35. Age groups for T-ball are 5-6.

  • AJ's Miller all-star pick

    KERSHAW  Andrew Jackson High School boys’ basketball coach Dale Reeves regards Volunteers’ senior player Ryan Miller as one of the state’s best.

    The 6-5 Miller’s latest hoops honor backs Reeves’ notion.

    Miller, a Class AA all-state pick, has been named to play in the annual North-South All-Star basketball game to be played at North Myrtle Beach High School on March 20. Tipoff for the boys all-star game is at 2 p.m.

  • LHS booters sweep Cycs, stay...

    The Lancaster High School soccer teams remained unbeaten on the season, sweeping Class AAA foe Chester on Tuesday at Memorial Stadium.

    The Lady Bruins improved to 5-0 with a 6-0 win over the Lady Cyclones.

    Sidney Teague scored twice and added two assists for the winners. Florencia Tarque tallied two goals and had an assist.

    Morgan Farrar and Sedona Smith each added a goal. Ashley Cauthen and Beth Tomlin each had an assist for the Lady Bruins.

    Tarah Tipton and Katie Duke combined for the Lady Bruins’ shutout.

  • Kersey elated with North-South...

    Late winter is not your ideal time for a Palmetto State beach weekend, but Indian Land High School wrestling coach Mike Kersey will likely tell you different.

    Kersey said his four days at North Myrtle Beach High School where the 22nd North-South Classic was held over the weekend was a mat beach blast.

    For Kersey, it was more about vocation than vacation.

  • Bruins booters earn title in...

    The Red Rose Classic is back where it first had its first bud.

    The annual Lancaster County high school preseason soccer tournament will be played at Lancaster Memorial Stadium next season.

    The LHS Bruins captured the fourth annual championship of the tournament, which has a traveling trophy to the annual winner, with a 2-1 win over 2009 champion Indian Land on Saturday afternoon at the Warriors’ Reservation.

    LHS, which went 4-0 in the three-day tournament, defeated the Warriors 2-1 to capture the title and return the tournament to the Bruins’ field.

  • Jackets edge Vols in extra...

    Jacob Jamison raced home on a throwing error to lift Buford to a hard-fought 3-2 win over county rival Andrew Jackson at Buford Park on Monday night.

    Jamison walked to open the BHS eighth. A Ricky Lewis sacrifice bunt moved Jamison to second, and on a attempted steal of third, he dashed home when the catcher’s throw sailed into left field.

    Lewis, who worked four frames, was the winner, allowing a run, three hits and four walks. He fanned four. Colt Ellis hurled four innings, allowing a run, three hits and two walks. He whiffed five.

  • Lady Jackets win tourney

    Defending Class A state champion Buford High School picked up where it left off last spring in the Lancaster County Preseason Softball Invitational at Springdale Park on Saturday.

    Buford went unbeaten in the preseason high school softball tournament to capture the championship.

    The Lady Jackets downed Class AAAA county rival Lancaster High School 9-4 to wrap up the title.

    Teams, for the first time, were working with the pitching rubber moved back three feet from 40 to 43.