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Today's Sports

  • Vols top 'Rocks, win IV-AA...

    Andrew Jackson capped an unbeaten season in Region IV-AA soccer play with a 3-1 road win over Eau Claire to give the Volunteers the region championship.

    A Vols’ loss would have forced a tie between AJ and Eau Claire for first place, but the Vols prevailed to notch the crown.

    AJ senior William Bridges tallied a goal and an assist as did Kevin Hunter in the match.

    Dylan Gandy had an assist and Tyler Denkins scored the other AJ goal.

    Eau Claire’s lone goal was scored on a penalty kick.

  • LMS to host Mothers Day Special

    Lancaster Speedway is set to host its Mothers Day Special on Saturday night.

    In an attempt to help one of their own, the LMS  drivers will canvass the stands for the family of Brooke Cauthen on Saturday night to collect money for this 4-year-old girl who is awaiting a kidney on a double transplant.

    The NDRA Crate Late Models will be running for $1,500 to win.

    Everybody except Brandy Baker will be going for a $100 for first-time winner bonus this year at LMS.

  • Warriors capture III-A title

    The Indian Land High School track teams won the Region III-A track meet April 27 at North Central High School.

    IL competed against Buford, Chesterfield, Great Falls, Lewisville, McBee and North Central.

    The IL boys were led by Trey Barjona, Jarrell Robinson, Rondreas Truesdale and Troy WongSang, who each placed first or second in several events.

  • Buford drubs Dixie, 17-7

    Buford returned to the No. 1 spot in the S.C. Softball Coaches Association Class A poll this week and it appears the Lady Jackets are poised to make a return run to the state crown.

    BHS, 22-5, captured the Class A District I championship in impressive fashion – three straight wins decided by the 10-run mercy rule.

    The latest came Wednesday night at BHS where the Lady Jackets, the Class A defending state softball champions, rolled to a 17-7 win over Dixie High School of Due West in six innings.

  • Jackets, Vols fall in prep...

    A pair of Upper State teams halted the Buford and Andrew Jackson baseball playoff hopes earlier this week.

    Christ Church of Greenville downed Buford 6-1 to capture the Class A District II championship in Greenville on Wednesday.

    AJ saw its baseball season end with a 14-1 loss to eventual Class AA District I runner-up Woodruff at AJ on Tuesday.

    Cavaliers clip Jackets

    Buford dropped a second loss to Christ Church, falling 6-1 on Wednesday in the District II title game at the Cavaliers’ field.

  • Tigers to induct Crawford

    CLEMSON Clemson will induct eight new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame at the Tigers’ opening football game with North Texas over the weekend of Sept. 3-4.

    The class includes 2004 Olympic Gold medalist Shawn Crawford, a Van Wyck native and Indian Land High School graduate. During Crawford’s Warriors athletic career he played football, basketball and ran track. He capped his IL track career, winning the 100 and 200-meter state championships.

  • Jackets' duo signs with...

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster turned a nifty double play on Wednesday.

    The Lancers’ softball program nabbed a pair of county standouts, signing Buford High School’s Jena Hallman and Leslie Pressley.

    “We’re thrilled to have these two girls,” said USCL coach Alan Blankenship. “Their performance speaks for themselves.

    “They have been well-coached and are well-disciplined,” Blankenship said. “They are the kind of players you want.”

  • 'Showdown' features...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway's “Showdown at Sundown” was all that was billed and more at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    With the front row of Thomas Hedgepath and Tim Allen and the second row with Mike Huey and Daniel Tucker, the Limited Late Model race was an interesting race.

    Hedgepath and Allen earned the front row with qualifying, while Huey and Tucker were heat winners.

  • Middleton nets 500th win

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers, in exciting fashion, rallied to stay alive in the Class AA Upper State Disctrict I softball playoffs to deliver AJ softball coach Steve Middleton his 500th career win.

    The host Lady Vols, down 11-5 to Palmetto in the bottom of the seventh inning of an elimination playoff game, ignited for seven runs for a 12-11 comeback win to give Middleton his milestone win and keep alive AJ’s postseason hopes.

  • Lancers to face USC-Sumter

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers’ baseball team opens play in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region X tournament on Thursday at 4 p.m. in Burlington, N.C.

    The Lancers, 25-21, 15-16, are the fourth seed and face fifth-seeded USC-Sumter.

    The winner advances to play the Guilford Tech-Spartanburg Methodist winner, while the two losers will also play.

    Other games have Pitt Community College against Surry and Louisburg face Florence-Darlington Tech.