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Today's Sports

  • Sutton's solid junior golf...

    Anthony “T” Sutton capped a stellar year in junior golf with his third Player of the Year trophy in 2009.

    Sutton was first in the U.S. Kids summer tour in Pinehurst N.C., for boys 8 as well as U.S. Kids Western N.C. fall tour boys 8.

    Sutton also played in the National Junior Golf North Carolina Tour this fall, finishing first overall in the boys 8-9 age division.

  • Forfeits plague Indian Land in...

    Indian Land, ranked second in the latest Class A state wrestling poll, dropped two home matches to open the 2010 portion of its 2009-10 wrestling prep schedule.

    The Warriors fell to Class AAA Chester, 38-32 and dropped a 42-27 loss to Class AAAA foe Fort Mill.

    In the Chester match, a pin at the end gave the Cyclones the narrow win.

    Fort Mill used a 15-3 run to close the match to take the 42-27 victory.

  • Lady Jackets down Lions in...

    Buford girls basketball coach T.J. Armbrust said the Lady Jackets are an improving team.

    The BHS girls picked the right time to produce as they prevailed for a Region III-A hoops split with host Lewisville on Friday night in Richburg.

    The Lady Jackets notched a 50-42 win in the varsity opener at the Lions’ gym. The Lewisville boys denied the hardwood sweep, taking a 67-58 win over the Jackets.

    Buford, which downed Lewisville in overtime in a holiday tournament at York last week, made it two straight over the Lady Lions.

  • OT effort nets LHS win

    Lancaster Bruins’ basketball fans are getting the most of the admission price.

    That’s at least in the last three games – all overtime decisions with the Bruins prevailing in each game of bonus basketball.

    Lancaster, in its first home game to tip off the 2010 portion of its 2009-10 hoops slate, capped a non-region sweep of Nation Ford of Fort Mill with a 74-70 overtime win Friday.

    The LHS boys’ four-point win gave Lancaster the sweep after the Lady Bruins notched a 37-30 win in the varsity opener.

  • Bruins club Cougars

    Lancaster High capped non-region basketball play with a split with York in a make-up game Saturday afternoon in the Cougars' gym.

    The 11-3 LHS boys notched a 68-55 win, but the Lady Bruins dropped a 66-51 setback in the varsity opener.

    The games were slated for Dec. 18, but hazardous road conditions that night moved the twin bill to Saturday.

    The LHS boys, fresh off a third straight overtime win the night prior in the Bruins' gym, used a balanced attack to notch the 13-point win.

  • Warriors launch region play with...

    INDIAN LAND The Indian Land Warriors launched Region III-A basketball play in impressive fashion, taking two from visiting Lewisville on Tuesday night.

    The IL teams captured the sweep with blazing starts.

    The Lady Warriors shot to an 18-4 lead after one period on the way to a 62-19 win.

    The Warriors, in the nightcap, bolted to a 32-13 spread after one period en route to an 83-74 win over the LHS boys.

    In the opener, Mariah Williams keyed a balanced attack as the Lady Warriors forged a 40-7 halftime lead on the way to the 43-point win.

  • AJ Vols take pair from rival BHS

    BUFORD Andrew Jackson tuned for Region IV-AA basketball play, rolling to a pair of solid road wins over county rival Buford on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Volunteers took a 50-39 win and the AJ boys completed the sweep with a 61-35 victory.

    AJ started fast in the nightcap, building a 23-8 edge after one period as Drew Gardner hit nine of his 13 points in the opening period. Gerard Brace, who paced the Vols with 16, netted six in the opening period as did Tremaine Jackson.

  • Vikings pound Bruins on mat

    Lancaster High launched the 2010 portion of its 2009-10 wrestling schedule with a tough night in Pontiac on Tuesday.

    Spring Valley won all but three matches on the way to a easy win over the Bruins, who fell to 1-5 with the region loss.

    “We had a tough night coming back from the break,” LHS coach Jeff Foo said. “We were up against a strong team and they took it to us.”

    Chris Stevenson and Gabe Campo had the lone pins for LHS.

    LHS will compete in the Bearcat tournament at Rock Hill High School tonight and Saturday.

  • Bruins jolt FM Jackets

    The Lancaster Bruins launched the 2010 part of their basketball schedule with a sweet sweep Tuesday night.

    LHS avenged a pair of earlier home losses to Fort Mill, taking a non-region varsity twin bill from the Yellow Jackets.

    The 9-3 Bruins capped the hardwood broom job with a 65-64 overtime win over the 10th-ranked Yellow Jackets.

    Lancaster, which dropped a 64-62 overtime loss to FM at the LHS gym on Dec. 11, appeared headed for another loss to the Yellow Jackets as it trailed 18-5 after a period of play.

  • Sullivan Middle tops Rumble in...

    Sullivan Middle School of Rock Hill captured the title in the second annual Rumble in the Hive middle school wrestling tournament at the Buford High School gym.

    Sullivan fashioned a 4-0 mark to capture top honors in the one-day tournament Dec. 19.

    Long Middle School of Cheraw finished second with a 3-1 record and Nation Ford Middle School of Fort Mill was third with a 3-1 showing.