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Today's Sports

  • Rucker Rams roll to stay unbeaten

    The A.R. Rucker Rams improved to 3-0 with a 42-18 win over Buford Middle School on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.

    The Rams had plenty of stars in the game, with J.P. Cunningham tallying two touchdowns, including a 60-yard kickoff return. He also had a pair of two-point conversion runs.

    Brice Harris scored a touchdown and had four 2-point conversion runs.

    Rucker defensive back Jamias Duncan returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown and Grayson Kirk added a 10-yard touchdown run.

  • Coaches guided Heath Springs to...

    Charles Ussery

    For The Lancaster News


    Editor’s note: Following is from an interview with Mike Couch, Vic Truesdale and Chucky Williams about the coaches who guided Heath Springs to the 1967 Class C state championship. The three players served as captains of the 1967 Blue Devils football team.


    We want to tell you about our coaches as we knew them and how they led us.

  • LHS swimmers cap home slate with...

    The unbeaten Lancaster High swim team capped its home schedule with a sweep of Richland Northeast, Hartsville and the Governor’s School on Thursday at the Lancaster County pool.

    The LHS swimmers, men and women, combined to down RNE, 237-91, Hartsville, 252-25 and the Governor’s School, 233-57.

    In the women’s meet, the LHS swimmers topped RNE, 128-38, Hartsville, 128-20 and the Governor’s School, 109-46.

    The LHS men downed RNE, 109-53, Hartsville, 124-5, and the Governor’s School, 124-11.

  • Bruins claw out 27-24 win

    LUGOFF – The Lancaster Bruins had to hold on by the skin of their claws, but they hung tough in a 27-24 road win over Class AAAA non-region foe Lugoff-Elgin on Friday night at LEHS.

    The 3-3 Demons, who trailed the bulk of the intense, physical contest, rallied to slice the gap to the final three-point margin with a 20-yard Ty House leaping touchdown catch with 2:24 to play.

    Lancaster then came up with an onside kick recovery to seal the narrow win.

  • Eagles top Volunteers in 28-7 win

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    PAGELAND – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers fell to Region IV-AA rival Central High School of Pageland, 28-7 on Friday night.

    The strong Eagles’ defense blocked the visiting Volunteers, and turnovers sealed the 21-point AJ loss.

    On the Eagles’ first possession, they fumbled and AJ recovered. On fourth down in the drive, AJ kicker Avery Funderburk attempted a field goal from the 25, but it was wide to leave the game scoreless.

  • Cheraw hands BHS first loss

    BUFORD – The Buford Yellow Jackets, after playing a conference game against Lee Central just four days earlier, had no answers for the third-ranked team in the state, falling to the explosive Cheraw Braves, 62-0 on Friday night.

    The loss was Buford’s first of the season.

    Cheraw, 5-1, only held a 7-0 lead midway through the second quarter, but you could sense it was only a matter of time before the Braves’ athleticism took over.

  • Falcons soar in win over Warriors

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – It was homecoming for the Indian Land Warriors and on Friday night they faced a team as desperate for a win as they were, the 1-3 Nation Ford Falcons.

    After a scoreless first quarter, the Falcons scored 31 straight points en route to a 31-7 win.

    The Falcons had a chance to score in the first period, but Ben Tuipolotu was stopped on fourth and one at the 18, ending a 64-yard drive.

  • Knight cruises in River Wars win

    Veteran driver “Wild Bill” Knight continued his dominating 2017 racing season in the SECA Crate Sportsman Division, capturing the River Wars $1,500-to-win race.

    “Nature Boy” Andrew Baker continued his dominating season in the Renegade Division, posting his sixth straight win Saturday night.

    In the SECA Crate Sportsman River Wars race, the front row had two drivers that fans discussed all week, Mitchell Duvall and “Wild Bill” Knight.

  • Rams charge by Vols, 47-15

     

    CHESTERFIELD – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers’ running game came directly into the passing game of the Chesterfield Rams, and the Vols came up short in a 47-15 road loss.

    The fast-starting Rams, ranked 10th in the latest Class AA state football poll, grabbed the lead early and never yielded on the way to the 32-point Region IV-AA win. The game was closest at the end of the first quarter when the Vols trailed 9-8.

  • Buford holds off Knights for...

     

    BUFORD – Buford held off a hard-charging North Central Knights team that took the Yellow Jackets to the wire Friday night at Buford Stadium.

    Buford recovered a clutch onside kick with 1:14 left to seal the 41-36 win for the Jackets’ sixth victory of the season on BHS Senior Night.

    The Knights outscored 11th-ranked Buford 24-13 in the second half behind the passing of quarterback Bubba Williamson. Williamson threw four TD passes in the final half, but ran out of time.