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Today's Sports

  • Martin: Thornwell is still vital...

    FORT LAWN – Former Lancaster High School basketball star Sindarius Thornwell is a year removed from his college days at the University of South Carolina, but Gamecock hoops coach Frank Martin still holds him close to his program.

    Thornwell, the SEC Player of the Year in 2016-17 when the Gamecocks made their first-ever Final Four run, just completed his rookie season with the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • Rain cancels USCS Sprint Cars...

    Rain put the brakes on racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    The USCS Sprint Cars were scheduled to be in action at LMS, but were canceled due to rain.

    With it raining throughout Friday night, and off and on most of the day Saturday, the LMS management was forced with a tough decision to cancel the race.

    Lancaster Motor Speedway returns to racing action Saturday night with the Faith Funderburke Super Stock Shootout headlining the night of racing action.

  • LHS golfers second in tourney

    The Lancaster High School golf team placed second in the 22-team field at the Aynor Blue Jackets Invitational at the Diamondback Golf Club in Loris on Sunday.

    The Bruins shot a 315 to finish three shots behind tournament winner Myrtle Beach, which carded a team total of 312.

    Austin Mosher of Wando High School was the medalist with a 72.

    Two Lancaster High golfers, Brady Hinkle and Trey Crenshaw, each shot a 77 to place in a tie for fifth with five other golfers.

  • Jackets top Bruins in shootout...

    Buford made it two soccer wins over county rival Lancaster High School this season, taking a 5-4 shootout victory over the Bruins at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

    The match was scoreless through regulation and two five-minute overtime periods with the contest decided in the shootout.

    The Jackets’ Ethan Funderburk, Jim Small, William Ingram, Zayn Sutton and Blaine Gossman each converted on shots in the shootout.

    Lancaster, in the shootout, had scores from Ernest Nunez, Christian Diaz, Jonathan Baker and Aydan Saldana.

  • Warriors edge Cougars

    YORK – Indian Land continued its stellar diamond play, rallying for a 4-3 road win over Class AAAA foe York High School on Monday night.

    The Warriors, coming off a runner-up finish in the Wheels Invitational baseball tournament in Rock Hill last week, ignited for two runs in the seventh inning and held on for the one-run win over the Cougars.

    Daniel Gueldner, who had three hits, opened the ILHS seventh inning with a hit and moved to third as Trace White reached on an error.

  • Volunteers deck Buford 7-1

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson captured the first of two regular-season baseball clashes with Region IV-AA rival Buford High School, taking a 7-1 win over the Jackets on Friday night at the Volunteers field.

    The Volunteers snapped a scoreless draw in second inning, scoring three runs for a 3-0 edge.

    AJ extended its lead in the third with a four-run frame, highlighted by catcher Gavin Phillips’ two-run home run to left center field.

  • Bruins take 14-9 win over Jackets

    BUFORD – Lancaster completed a season’s baseball sweep of county rival Buford High School, downing the Jackets, 14-9 in a high-scoring, slugfest at Buford Park on Monday night.

    The Bruins, who defeated Buford, 2-1 on April 3 at home, built a 12-3 lead after six innings and held on for the five-run win.

    Lancaster, with an eight-run second inning, took an 8-1 edge and stayed on top for the victory.

    The teams combined for 27 hits in the game.

  • Lady Warriors poised for title...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School Lady Warriors are the defending Class AAA state soccer champions and the ILHS girls appear poised to make another run for state gold this spring.

    The Lady Warriors of veteran head coach Mark Bonda are 11-3-1, with 16 players back from the 2017 Class AAA state title squad.

    “The key to our season has been our consistent level of play, focus and striving to compete,” Bonda said. “We have the talent and the ability. It’s about putting all the pieces of the puzzle together.

  • Lady Volunteers trip Buford

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson improved to 8-2 in Region IV-AA softball with a 12-2 home win over county rival Buford High School on Thursday night.

    The Lady Vols, 13-7, bolted to a 7-0 lead after two frames on the way to the 10-run win in six innings.

    “This was a big win for us,” AJ softball coach Wesley Kidd said. “It’s nice to go into our spring break with a win, but we have to come back off spring break and play well.”

    Carley Sims sparked the Lady Vols’ 12-hit attack with three hits and a RBI.

  • Jackets’ Ingram signs to play at...

    BUFORD – The soccer pipeline from Buford High School to the University of South Carolina Union has added another solid link.

    Buford High School senior William Ingram will join Jackets teammates Zayn Sutton and Blaine Gossman in the USCU Bantams soccer program next fall.

    The 2018 season marks USC Union’s first year in National Junior College Athletic Association Region X men’s soccer.