Today's Sports

  • Softball trio stays alive



    A trio of county prep softball teams prevailed in dramatic elimination game wins Monday afternoon.

    Lancaster rallied from a 2-0 deficit to down Greenwood in the Class AAAA Upper State playoffs.

  • Chesnee ends Buford hopes with 8...

    Chesnee halted the Buford baseball team’s postseason run with an 8-2 win over the Jackets in a Class AA Upper State playoffs elimination game at Buford Park on Monday afternoon.

    The Eagles used a key six-run fourth inning to take control on the way to the six-run win.

  • Lady Bruins rip L-E

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins took control from the start of the match and did not let Lugoff-Elgin get into its offensive ideas, or patterns on the way to an 8-0 non-region win.

  • Pursley captures Clash checkers



    Johnny Pursley cruised to victory at Lancaster Motor Speedway, beating out a stout field of 34 Super Late Models in the Southeast on Saturday evening at Lancaster Motor Speedway for the $4,000 to win Carolina Clash feature.

  • Franklin prevails in Crate Late...

    The NDRA Crate Late Models main was the race of the night at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    The front row featured pole winner Dennis “Rambo” Franklin and Steve Banal.

  • BHS blasts Caps, advances

    The Buford Yellow Jackets rolled in their postseason baseball opener, blanking Columbia, 16-0 on Thursday.

    The win moved BHS, the Region IV-AA champion, to a second round winner’s bracket home clash with Broome on Saturday. The game was completed after The News’ deadline for Sunday’s edition.

    Ricky Lewis, 2-0, was the winner in three frames of work, striking out seven. He allowed three hits and two walks.

    Marcus Broadway worked two frames and whiffed three.

  • Winners’ putts pivotal in...

    Putting proved to be the difference for the winning foursome in the 20th annual Partners for Youth golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday afternoon.

    The winning team of Trevor Banks, Taylor Banks, Allen Banks and William “Fuzzy” Bass teamed for a 47.37 to post the win over 18 holes in the 32-team field.

  • Jimmy Winn was a true gem

    Most days when I enter The News’ office, Dianne Sweatt, of our business office, greets me with a smile and big hello.

    Wednesday was different, and with good reason.

    Dianne told me Jimmy Winn, a longtime friend, had died earlier that morning. The tragic news was a real stunner. Jimmy, a vibrant person who embraced life, was gone.

  • Lady Bruins rally, clip Cats to...

    Staff Reports

    The Lady Bruins soccer team capped its region schedule in spectacular manner with a 2-1 comeback victory over Rock Hill at the Rock Hill Stadium on Friday night.

    LHS earned a Class AAAA Upper State bid with the win.

    The Bruins were very aggressive offensively and took the match to the Rock Hill defense throughout the first half, but were unable to score. Frances Whitesides and Sedona Smith worked some great combinations throughout the half only to be denied by the RH defense.

  • Lancers sign Lady Vols soccer...



    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers women’s soccer coaches have been busy in the last week, signing area players for the USCL program.