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Today's Sports

  • Rucker rolls in sweep of South

    The A.R. Rucker Rams rolled to a pair of basketball wins over Lancaster area middle school rival South at the Lancaster High School gym on Monday night.
    The Rucker Lady Rams ripped the SMS Lady Mustangs in a 34-13 win and the unbeaten Rams downed the Mustangs in a 65-29 victory.
    The Lady Rams, 5-1, rebounded from their first loss, taking the 21-point win over the South girls.
    Rucker led 10-4 after one period, but took control in the second quarter when the Lady Rams outscored the Lady Mustangs, 18-4 to take a 28-8 halftime lead.

  • 12U stars win state

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation youth soccer program once again had a strong showing in the South Carolina Athletic Programs (SCAP) state soccer tournament, with the 12U team winning the state championship and the 15U team placing third at Sumter.

    The 12U soccer team posted a 2-0 win over Bluffton to capture the state championship Dec. 10.

  • Jackets host Cavs in hoops play...

    Staff Reports

    Lancaster County high school basketball teams have a limited schedule on tap for this week.

    Buford, coming off a Region IV-AA home game with Cheraw on Friday night, will swing back to the hardwood Monday night.

    The Jackets will host Cuthbertson of Union County, N.C. in a varsity twin bill with the girls game at 7 p.m.

  • Torre Fuerte, Wailers win State...

    Staff Reports

    The SARU 01 Torre Fuerte (16U) and SARU 00 Wailers (17U) each won the S.C. Presidential Medal Soccer League State Cup at the Mesa Complex in Greer on Dec. 3-4.

    The teams included players from Lancaster, Fort Mill, Tega Cay and South Charlotte.

    The SARU 01 Torre Fuerte defeated CFC, 5-1 to win the State Cup.

    The SARU 01 Torre Fuerte faced the same CFC team it had narrowly defeated 2-1 in regular-season soccer play.

  • Smith’s Rivers reaps CIAA rookie...

    Staff Reports

    Johnson C. Smith University women's basketball freshman player Malia Rivers, the former Lancaster High Lady Bruins hoops star, has been named the CIAA Rookie of the Week after scoring 12 points in the Golden Bulls 84-73 win at Paine College on Dec. 10.

  • Column: Fred was loyal to the...

    The Lancaster High School basketball season has barely tipped off and already the Bruins’ girls and boys teams have lost a key player. So have the football and softball programs.

    If you’re a Bruins’ fan of any consequence, you know the irreplaceable person in reference. He, of course, is Fred Hicklin, a man for all seasons with the Lancaster Bruins.

  • Small fry stars roll

    CHESTER – The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation small fry football all-stars have earned a bid to the Upper State championship game.

    The small fry stars, ages 9-10, captured the Central District championship with a 22-0 win over Fort Mill on Thursday night at Joe Collins Stadium in Chester.

  • Young BHS looks to compete

    The 2016-17 Buford High basketball season features a pair of young teams looking to make strides as the season continues.

    The Buford boys, with five returnees, including two starters, are expecting to be young, but improve as the season moves on.

    Jackets’ second-year coach Raheem Waller has returning starters in junior guards Shylyn Wright and Tanner Wallace.

  • Bass in final ring clash

    Independent wrestler Fuzzy “the Southern Rebel” Bass has finally had enough of cuts, scrapes and bruises.

    Bass, 46, will compete in the ring for the last time on Friday, Dec. 9, during a Lynx Wrestling Alliance fundraiser at 7 p.m. to help with the medical bills of Gwen Parker and Brandy Watts.

  • Rec soccer stars advance to...

    Two Lancaster County Parks and Recreation all-star soccer teams are headed to the state tournament after winning Central District championships in Fort Mill earlier this month.

    The 12U county stars blanked Kershaw County, 9-0 to net a state bid in Sumter.

    Sergio Pavon paced the 12U stars with three goals. Jacob Starnes and Joshua Ramirez each tallied two goals.