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Today's Sports

  • LHS Bruins roll in hoops sweep...

    The Lancaster Bruins used third-period runs to cruise to basketball wins over county rival Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday night in the LHS gym. The Lady Bruins opened the sweep with a 69-33 win and the LHS boys followed with a 67-30 victory over the Vols. In the boys game, Lancaster owned a 29-15 halftime spread and ignited on an 21-5 spurt to take a 50-20 lead with a period to play. Xavier Holloway, who led LHS with 18 points, hit 12 in the third period when LHS pulled away. “AJ plays us hard and we knew we had to bring it

  • Vols, Warriors swap hoops wins

    INDIAN LAND – Andrew Jackson and Indian Land swapped wins in high school basketball action Tuesday night at Indian Land.

    The Volunteers, 4-2, dodged the Warriors’ sweep with a 48-44 win over the IL boys in the nightcap.

    The Vols used a strong start to boost their hopes in the four-point win.

    The AJ boys forged a 15-7 lead after the first quarter, a period which they were bolstered by a key 11-0 run.

    “AJ’s 11-0 took us out of our game,” Indian Land coach Nate Smith said.

  • Fort Mill nips Lancaster

     Fort Mill, in a hardwood rematch, was able to repeat Friday night.

  • Warriors down Trojans in split

     

  • Robinson's beach blast

    MYRTLE BEACH Lancaster High School senior defensive end Darius Robinson capped his prep football career as part of a grand stand at the Grand Strand on Saturday afternoon.

    Robinson, who battled in the trenches all day in the 62nd annual North-South All-Star football game, was part of the North defense that denied a last-ditch South drive in the North’s 21-17 win at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach.

  • Rucker rallies to down AJ Middle

    The A.R. Rucker boys improved to 5-1 on the season with a 49-40 win over Andrew Jackson Middle School at AJ High on Wednesday.

    AJ held a 22-20 halftime lead and rallied for the nine-point win.

    Benjamin “Deuce” Dunlap paced the Rams with 17 points. Quan Winfield netted 13 points to aid the Rams. Jordan Caroway and E.J. Patterson hit six each.

    Dre’ Linton followed with five. Q Johnson added two points.

    “We had our best game of the season,” Rucker coach Lamont Elder. “We were aggressive and that made a difference.”

  • Buford jayvee, middle school...

    The Buford Middle School team and the Buford High School junior varsity combined to qualify a trio of wrestlers for the upcoming middle school and junior varsity state tournaments at Lexington High School next month.

    The wrestlers finished in the top two at the state qualifying tournament at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill on Monday.

    Garrett Johnson, who wrestles in the 112-pound weight class, placed second in his weight class at South Pointe. Johnson went 3-1 to take the runner-up slot.

  • Buzzer beater lifts BHS to win

    Buford’s Brett Estridge scored nine points, but his last three were the biggest in the Jackets’ 70-69 overtime home win over Westminster Catawba on Monday night.

    Estridge connected on a clutch trey to trigger Buford to an exciting revenge win over the Indians.

    WC had defeated Buford 63-47 on Dec. 4 in Rock Hill.

    Buford coach Jeff Moyer praised Estridge’s key shot.

    “He got his feet set and hit an uncontested shot,” Moyer said. “I knew he was a good shooter and he just proved it with that critical play.”

  • LHS moving to Region III

    Lancaster High School is moving to Region III-AAAA with the start of the 2010-11 school term.

    The S.C. High School League, the governing body of interscholastic competition in state public schools, denied LHS’s appeal to stay in Midlands Region IV-AAAA.

    The League’s executive committee, which hears appeals, voted 11-0 to deny the Bruins’ appeal to move from Region III-AAAA to Region IV-AAAA on Wednesday at the League office in Columbia.

  • Late run lifts LHS wrestlers

    The Lancaster Bruins used a late run to post their first wrestling win of the season Wednesday night in the LHS gym.

    The Bruins, locked in a 30-all draw with Blythewood, outscored the Bengals 9-6 in the final three weight classes for the 39-36 comeback win.

    Ben Ghent had a decision at 189 to give LHS a 33-30 edge and Marshawn Rhoney followed with a decisive pin at 215 to seal the LHS win.

    BHS’s Joey Starnes had a pin to make it close, but LHS took the win to up its mark to 1-3.