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Today's Sports

  • Small awards scholarship to LDB...

    Larry Small, a longtime supporter of Lancaster Dixie Baseball and the LDB vice chairman, is continuing his support of players in the program with an annual $500 scholarship presented to a player in the Ozone League, age 12.

    The $500 Larry Small Scholarship recipient is selected by a committee of two educators and a business person.

    The funds can be used for tuition and books to attend college.

  • Pure Stock V8 Division gears up...

    During the 2017 racing season, former Lancaster Motor Speedway owner Doug McManus added a new division for the drivers and race fans.

    The Pure Stock V8 Division, which produced some of the season’s best racing, was competitive nearly every Saturday night at the half-mile oval.

    The car count was low, but that was expected with a new division, averaging around 7-8 weekly, but some nights it was up to 10-12 cars.

  • Buford High jayvees win, 38-28

    The Buford High School Junior Jackets basketball team captured a 38-28 win over Central Pageland on Tuesday night.

    During the first period, Buford and Central were back and forth in a sloppy quarter with turnovers on each side.

    During the second quarter, both teams turned up the offense, with Buford up 18-17 at the half.

    Tyson Miller, at the break, had a double-double, 11 points and 12 rebounds.

  • Ussery’s clutch bucket lifts...

    David Kellin

     

    For The Lancaster News

    BISHOPVILLE – Danielle Ussery’s clutch layup with eight seconds left gave the determined Andrew Jackson High Lady Volunteers a thrilling 47-45 win over Lee Central in Bishopville on Tuesday night.

    The fourth-ranked Lady Vols’ two-point win gave AJ a Region IV-AA road split. The win put AJ in position to take the region title with a home win over rival Buford High School tonight.

  • Liberty edges AJ for Upstate mat...

    Liberty High School senior grappler Jacob Rogers delivered a clutch pin to propel the Red Devils to a tough 40-35 win over Andrew Jackson for the Class A-AA Upper State wrestling championship on Wednesday night in Liberty.

    AJ, bidding for its first berth to the Class A-AA state championship round, held a 35-34 lead going to the final match, and Rogers came through with the pivotal fall at the 126-pound weight class to lift the Red Devils to the five-point win and a bid to the state title round Saturday at Airport High School in Columbia.

  • West Oak halts IL’s state...

    West Oak will defend its Class AAA state wrestling championship Saturday afternoon.

    The unbeaten WOHS Warriors, 26-0, won a battle of Warriors teams in defeating Region IV-AAA champion Indian Land, 49-15 for the Class AAA Upper State championship on Wednesday night at West Oak High School.

    The ILHS Warriors, who finished a school-record 27-4, saw their state title run end with the loss.

    West Oak, in the Class AAA state finals for the third time in four years, forged an early lead and stayed in control for the 34-point win.

  • McKittrick to play for Crusaders

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School football coach Todd Shigley said Volunteers star Dalton McKittrick’s work in the off-season led to his share of honors for the 2017 season.

    McKittrick said he plans to use that similar work ethic as he heads to the next level at North Greenville University in Tigerville.

    McKittrick, a two-way trenches ace and Volunteers’ team captain, signed with the NGU Crusaders in the AJ High media center on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Bruins rally, net split at RNE

    The Lancaster Bruins, who trailed most of the game, came on strong in the final period to take a 53-46 comeback win over host Richland Northeast on Tuesday night.

    The Bruins’ seven-point victory gave LHS a split in the Region III-AAAA doubleheader at RNE.

    The Lady Cavaliers opened the night, taking a 63-30 win over the Lady Bruins.

    The Bruins deftly dodged the Cavs’ hoops sweep with a strong finish in the nightcap.

  • Lady Jackets blitz Eagles for...

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    PAGELAND – The Buford Lady Jackets used a blazing start for a 70-18 win to give BHS a Region IV-AA basketball split at Central of Pageland on Tuesday night.

    The Jackets, in the boys game, dropped a 70-57 loss to the Eagles.

    In the opener, the Lady Jackets were in command all the way for their 52-point win.

    BHS sophomore forward Paige Davis sparked the win, hitting 27 points, 17 in the second half. She was 3-5 at the foul line.

  • Camden spoils ILHS hoops senior...

    INDIAN LAND – Camden High School played the spoiler on Indian Land High School basketball senior night Tuesday.

    The visiting CHS Bulldogs took two from the Warriors in Region IV-AAA hoops play.

    The Lady Warriors had a strong finish, but it wasn’t enough in a 51-33 loss.

    The boys game was tight, but the Bulldogs notched the 60-53 victory.

    The Warriors, 9-13, 3-4, rallied from a 12-10 first-period deficit to take a 20-18 lead, but the Bulldogs roared back with three straight treys to forge a 27-20 edge.