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Today's Sports

  • Team's 53 tops Rucker Relay...

    The winning foursome registered a three-shot win in the second annual A.R. Rucker Middle School Relay for Life golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.

    The tournament, the first of the LGC’s 2010 schedule, saw the team of James “Slim” Bouler, Phil Neely, Andre Robinson and Doc Mangum shoot a 53.

    The winning team’s 53 is the top score in two seasons after the 2009 winning team finished with a 56.

    The 2010 team was sponsored by Carlton Rucker Dentistry.

  • Baker notches two Speedway...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway veteran Brandy Baker captured two wins to highlight week two action at LMS on Saturday night.

    The NDRA Crate Late Model heat winners were Andy Blackwood and Timbo Mangum to put them on the front row.

    When the green flag flew, it was a dogfight for the lead coming out of turns one and two.

  • Warriors edge Jackets, 4-3

    Indian Land’s Justin Hayes’ pinch-hit RBI-hit lifted Indian Land to a 4-3 Conference III-A baseball win over county rival Buford on Saturday afternoon at IL.

    Hayes’ clutch hit scored Daniel Thomas.

    Thomas, who worked two-thirds of an inning, was the winner in relief of Tyler Watkins, who hurled 6.1 innings.

    Watkins fanned seven and allowed a walk and hit a batter.

    Logan Segee, who pitched three innings, took the loss. He allowed a run, four hits and two walks. He fanned three.

  • Karate championship tourney...

    The 36th annual Universal Karate Arts Championships, holding true to form, featured martial artists of all ages and reflected the high standard of excellence in sport karate competition at the Springdale Recreation Center on March 13.

    The tournament, as in years past, drew competitors from across the nation, with international competitors from India, Trinidad and Canada.

  • BHS Jackets hope to build team...

    The 2010 Buford High soccer team welcomed back a familiar face this spring.

    Allen Rogers, who guided the Jackets two years ago, is back leading the BHS booters.

    Rogers said his return has been bolstered by junior varsity head coach John Bundy and former player Andrew Riner.

    Riner, a student at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster, is serving as an assistant with the BHS program this year.

  • USC wants more wins

    FORT LAWN In five seasons at the University of South Carolina, Gamecock football coach Steve Spurrier has fashioned a 35-28 record – an average of seven wins per season.

    Spurrier isn’t satisfied.

    “We’re not happy winning seven games a season,” said Spurrier, the guest speaker at the annual Lancaster County Gamecock Club meeting Monday night at the Catawba Fish Camp in Fort Lawn where the meeting drew 224 USC fans. “We still have hopes of putting a pretty talented team together.

  • LHS rebounds for region win

    The Lancaster Bruins rebounded in Region IV-AAAA play, taking a 9-6 home baseball win over Ridge View on Tuesday night.

    Bruins’ senior right-hander Trevor Hammond, who worked 6.1 innings, was the winner, posting seven strikeouts. He allowed seven hits and one walk.

    Zack Rollings and Trai Sanders got the final two outs, with Sanders registering a game-ending strikeout with the bases loaded.

    LHS, 1-3, 3-9, was led by Scott Mathis, who had three hits, including a first-inning two-run home run.

  • Lancaster Speedway sports action...

    The 56th Lancaster Motor Speedway was a beautiful Saturday night for racing with a packed house.

    With heat winners Randy Smith and Chad Paxton on the front row for the limited late model race, the fans knew this race was going to be interesting with $2,000 on the line.

  • Lancers sweep Fire Ants

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers swept three games from host USC-Sumter over the weekend.

    The Lancers blanked Sumter 2-0 behind Taylor Johnson, 1-2, who worked seven innings and hurled a two-hitter. He fanned five and allowed two walks.

    Chip Mallory had a hit and drove in a run. David Stone drove in a run.

    Dedric Mingo, Dee Jones, Taylor Johnson and Michael Cobb each had a hit. Will Simpson drilled a double.

  • Bruins avenge loss to Vols

    Lancaster gained revenge in the rematch.

    A week after Andrew Jackson rolled to a 12-3 road baseball win over rival Lancaster, the Bruins turned the diamond tables on the Vols.

    Lancaster scored at least one run in all but two innings on the way to an 18-11 win over AJ on Saturday afternoon.

    Bruins hurler Trai Sanders worked five innings and allowed three hits and two walks. He fanned four in the win. Ritchie Robinson worked the final two innings for LHS.