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Today's Sports

  • Cuthbertson, Marlboro County...

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers finished as the runner-up to Cuthbertson High School in the annual Comporium Christmas Classic Invitational.

    Play in the holiday field opened Friday and concluded Saturday night at Andrew Jackson High School.

    The Lady Vols secured a runner-up finish with one win and one loss in the two-day tournament.

    The Volunteer boys dropped both of their games in the holiday tourney.

  • Sports Talk: Plenty of Palmetto...

    Wow!

    What a start to 2018 by our state’s top college football teams.

    Both were in action New Year’s Day in big games, drawing the nation’s eyes.

    South Carolina put the finishing touches on a solid nine-win season with a stellar comeback win over stunned Michigan in the Outback Bowl.

    About four hours after the Gamecocks were crowing about their 26-19 upset of the Wolverines, Clemson, seeking its second straight national title and third overall, battled Alabama in a physical football game won by the Tide, 24-6.

  • IL’s Daley, Ross place in Holy...

    Indian Land High School had two wrestlers place in the ninth annual Holy Angels Wrestling Invitational at the Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte over the weekend, Dec. 29-30.

    The Warriors grapplers, who placed included Austin Ross and Kyle Daley.

    Daley placed fifth in the 152-pound weight class and Ross was eighth in the 113-pound weight class.

  • Warriors fall to Cougars, 70-48...

    The Indian Land High School boys basketball team capped play in the annual Wing Bonz Holiday basketball tournament, dropping a 70-48 loss to tournament host York on Friday night.

    York, which trailed 4-0 to open the game, rallied and held a 15-10 lead after one period and pushed its edge to 31-22 at the break.

    The Cougars held a 49-34 advantage after three periods and outscored the Warriors, 21-14 in the final period to take the 22-point victory for third place in the three-day tournament.

  • News salutes top athletes,...

    Jackets’ Barton, ILHS’s Rodman top athletes
    Two Lancaster County athletes who earned statewide recognition as state champions are The Lancaster News’ Athletes of the Year.
    Buford High School state champion wrestler Dakota Barton and Indian Land High track and cross country star Kaitlyn Rodman are TLN’s top athletes for 2017.
    Barton, the Class A-AA Wrestler of the Year, capped his senior season, repeating as the Class AA-A 220-pound state champion after a tough 2-1 win over Ninety Six High’s Cody Fleming.

  • Irmo’s second period surge dooms...

    YORK – The second time around didn’t go as well for the Indian Land Warriors on Thursday night in the Wing Bonz Holiday basketball tournament at York High School.
    ILHS, which opened the tournament with a 68-53 win over Heathwood Hall of Columbia to snap a five-game skid, couldn’t keep its new streak going.
    Irmo High School took charge in the second period on the way to an 82-53 win over the Warriors.
    Indian Land, 4-7 on the season, started strong, taking a 14-13 lead on the Yellow Jackets after the opening period.

  • Buddy Crook Memorial returns to...

    The Buddy Crook Memorial race will return to its home track during the 2018 Lancaster Motor Speedway season.
    The Monster Mini Stock Association is scheduled to invade the big half-mile at LMS in one of the biggest races it will feature all season on May 12.
    Buddy Crook, who died three years ago, was a legendary race car driver at LMS. Crook won in nearly every division he raced.

  • IL tops in Eagles Duals

    The Indian Land High Warriors wrestling team continued to soar at the Airport High Eagles Duals on Saturday.

    The Warriors, ranked second in Class AAA wrestling according to the SC wrestling website SCMAT, topped the 16-team field at AHS with a 5-0 mark.

    Indian Land, with the first-place finish, improved to 13-3 on the season.

    ILHS’s tournament triumph was the Warriors’ third tourney crown of the 2017-18 season.

  • Warriors top Highlanders in York...

    The Indian Land High School basketball team snapped a five-game skid in a big way Wednesday in the opening round of the Wing Bonz Holiday Basketball Tournament at York High School.

    The Warriors, ending their slide, opened play in the three-day tourney with a 58-43 win over Heathwood Hall, a Columbia area private school.

    The Warriors, who hadn’t played since Dec. 18, got on track early to take a 19-14 lead after one period.

    Indian Land stretched its lead to eight, 29-21, at the break.

  • Maness, Pardue win titles at...

    HEATH SPRINGS – Candice Maness and Priscilla Pardue produced strong showings in the Women’s National Powerlifting meet held at the Charlotte Marriott in late fall.

    Maness won the Masters IV 165-pound class with a total of 793.5 pounds, 360 kilos.

    In the bench press, Maness had a 192.9-pound effort – 87.5 kilos.

    She squatted 303 pounds, 137.5 kilos and had a 297.6-pound dead lift, 135 kilos.

    Pardue posted the title in the Masters III 132-pound class with 705.2 pounds, 320 kilos.