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Today's Sports

  • Volunteers pluck Eagles

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers earned some diamond revenge and positioned themselves for a coveted chance to battle for the Conference IV-AA baseball title with an 11-1 league win over Central of Pageland on Tuesday night.

    AJ, which dropped a 6-5 loss to Central last month in Pageland, moved its region mark to 9-1.

  • Speedway set to host Showdown at...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway hosts the City Chevrolet Showdown at Sundown on Saturday.

    A fan has donated extra money this week for division purses. Per the fan’s request $500 will be added to first place for the following classes.

    Pure Street: $800 to win as Jerry Sexton and Chris Fincher are keeping the heat on Frankie McGuire in the Pure Street.

    Crate Sportsman: $850 to win as the competition is strong in this division.

    Super Street: $1000 to win in this division. Shawn Mangum collected the division bounty money last week in Super Street.

  • Junior Warriors edge Bruins for...

    Indian Land captured the first Bruins junior varsity soccer tournament with a 2-1 win over host Lancaster on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

    The Junior Warriors and Junior Bruins played a tough defensive match, with good shots hard to produce.

    Lancaster keeper Matt Johnston made two outstanding stops to keep Indian Land off the scoreboard in the first half.

    The Indian Land defense limited Lancaster to two shots on goal in the first half which ended in a scoreless draw. The offensive pressure increased in the second half.

  • Bruins win county meet

    The Lancaster Bruins captured the boys title in the Run for Ryan KLS Lancaster County track meet on Saturday at the LHS track.

    LHS captured the crown with 133 points, followed by Buford 54, Indian Land 27 and Andrew Jackson 25.

    In the overall meet, LHS also prevailed in the combined meet with the girls for 266.5 points. IL had 82.5 points for second overall, with Buford third, 81 and AJ fourth, 41.

  • Lady Vols blast Lions in soccer

    The host Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers defeated  Lewisville in girls soccer, 8-1 on Monday.

    The Lady Vols had plenty of help in scoring as goals were scored by four different players.  Ashley Beavers scored three, Leah Kennington tallied three, Jordan Truesdale and Stephanie Baker each had one. Madi Jans, Erin Roberts and Kennington also had assists in the win. AJ held a 7-0 lead at the half.

    Goalkeepers for Andrew Jackson were Amber Kelley and Kennington, who teamed for the shutout.

    Bruins top Chester

  • Lancers split 3 at LJC

    The University of South Carolina Lancers protected their fourth-place standing in the NJCAA Region X regular-season standings in a split with Louisburg Junior College over the weekend.

    The Lancers, 24-20, 15-16, opened strong with a sweep on Saturday, but dropped two Sunday.

    In the Saturday opener, USCL upended Louisburg 12-8 behind a 17-hit attack.

  • Miller's four firsts spark...

    Lancaster High School’s Janell Miller captured firsts in four events to pace the Lady Bruins to the title in the Lancaster County girls track meet as part of the annual Run for Ryan KLS event Saturday.

    Miller won in the 100, 200, 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 events at the LHS track.

    The Lady Bruins topped the girls’ field with 133.5 points followed by Indian Land, 55.5, Buford 27 and AJ 16.

    The LHS girls teamed with the LHS boys to compile 266.5 points to take the overall crown. The Bruins were followed by Indian Land 82.5, Buford 81 and AJ 41.

  • Mangum wins, nets Super Street...

    Track veteran Shawn Mangum collected the Super Street bounty on Brandy Baker to highlight an action-packed night at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday.

    The Super Street front row had Frankie McGuire and Travis Mosley, but all eyes were on “The Gambler,” Brandy Baker, who started in the rear after winning three straight.

    When the green flag dropped, it was McGuire leading, with Travis Mosley all over his back bumper. Baker was on a mission to get to the front of the pack, and “The Gambler” was picking off cars left and right to get to the front.

  • Banks-led Lancers third in...

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster men’s golf team, sporting the nation’s No. 5 golfer, is Alabama-bound to play in the District IV golf tournament in Greenville, Ala.

    The Lancers, who finished third in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region X golf tournament earlier this week, are led by freshman Trevor Banks.

    Banks, eight-under for three major tournaments this spring, helped the Lancers garner a third-place finish in the region tournament.

  • Lancers notch sweep of Junior...

    The USCL Lancers stepped out of Region X play and squashed the Wingate University junior varsity baseball team in a sweep Thursday at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The Lancers, 22-18, chained the Junior Bulldogs, 12-2 and 8-3.

    In the opener, former Indian Land High School ace hurler Shawn Thomas, 5-3, worked three innings for the win. Thomas allowed three hits, two runs, with two strikeouts.

    Jacob Hill hurled two scoreless frames in relief and gave up a hit and fanned one. Chris Wall also pitched a scoreless inning to cap the 10-run win.