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Today's Sports

  • Red Devils' Lynn to play...

    GREAT FALLS Great Falls football coach Kenneth Schofield joked that with all their children now out of the house, Adam and Martha Lynn will be able to afford new cars this year.

    Their youngest son, Isaiah, got a full ride of his own Wednesday.

    Lynn (6-0, 215), a multi-sport standout for the Red Devils signed with Presbyterian College in Clinton, becoming the second Lynn in two years to move on to the college ranks.

    A lot of factors attracted Lynn to the Blue Hose.

  • Lancers are moving on in careers

    With baseball season right around the corner, several Lancers are ready to spread their diamond wings to fly. Last spring, USCL outfielder Pierce Labrador, impressed NCAA Division II Newberry College and will be playing for the NC baseball team this spring.

    Ryan Burt, a left-handed pitcher and first baseman out of West Columbia, recently committed to NCAA Div. I Presbyterian College for the fall of 2010.

    Burt had a team best .472 batting average and was voted second team all-region at the NJCAA Region 10 Coaches Conference.

  • Bruins claw Cats in region sweep

    The Lancaster Bruins clawed the Bearcats in a Region IV-AA hoops sweep Tuesday night at Rock Hill.

    The Lady Bruins rolled to a 52-39 win and the No. 4 LHS boys ripped the Bearcats, 69-35.

    The LHS boys, 17-3, 6-0, used a pivotal 17-2 run to take a 19-6 first-period lead on the way to the 34-point victory.

    Lancaster, making liberal use of its bench, had 11 players score in the win. LHS led 37-11 at the break before taking the win.

  • AJ's Plyler lassos elite...

    Ronnie Plyler, an Andrew Jackson High School junior, was recently honored with selection to the Wrangler High School Rodeo team.

    The Wrangler High School Rodeo team, a corporate-sponsored youth rodeo team, is affiliated with the National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA).

    The NHSRA is the oldest youth rodeo program in the United States.

  • Lady Bruins' success saluted

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins’ soccer team is preparing for the upcoming season with hopes of bettering the team’s stellar 14-7 record and a bid to the 2009 Class AAAA playoffs.

    The LHS girls of coach Bo Sylvia, honored by The Lancaster News as one of the Most Improved teams of 2009, notched the most wins in a season and senior Lindsy Cooper was the first Lady Bruins’ player to be selected to the North-South Soccer All-Star match at Wofford. The LHS girls also won their first-ever tournament title, capturing the Cyclone Cup at Chester High School.

  • IL wrestlers falter on parents...

    Indian Land High School capped its regular-season wrestling schedule, dropping a pair of matches to neighboring North Carolina schools Jan. 28.

    Providence Day of Mecklenburg County, N.C., topped the Warriors, 41-33, and Marvin Ridge of Union County, N.C., downed IL 37-34 on IL wrestling parents night.

  • Warriors drop two close matches...

    Indian Land capped its regular-season wrestling schedule, dropping a pair of matches to neighboring N.C. schools Thursday night.

    Providence Day of Mecklenburg, N.C., topped the Warriors 41-33 and Marvin Ridge of Union County, N.C., downed IL 37-34 on IL wrestling parents night.

  • High scoring Warriors sweep Lions

    Indian Land used a pair of high-scoring efforts to sweep a road twin bill with Lewisville to keep pace in the Conference III-A race Tuesday.

    The Warriors, who improved to 8-4, 6-1, rolled to a 100-80 win over the Lions in a game which IL coach Nate Smith said was the first 100-point boys’ game in school history.

    “This was a key region road win for us,” Smith said. “In our region, all road games are tough, so it was good to come out a winner no matter what the score said.

  • Vols honor hoops heritage

    KERSHAW Andrew Jackson High School saluted its basketball excellence Friday night and though the turnout was small, one could envision a Volunteers-like Mt. Rushmore.

    Legendary AJ boys basketball coach John Byrd, who guided the Vols to a pair of state championships, Barbara Tyler, who led the Lady Vols to the school’s first-ever state crown, and Marti Tiller, who made three state title game appearance with a 1983 state banner – were the luminaries.

  • Fast finish fuels Bruins

    The fourth-ranked Lancaster Bruins finished strong to firmly hold its top spot in Region IV-AAAA basketball play.

    The Bruins, who jumped four slots in the Class AAAA state rankings, outscored the host Vikings 21-9 in the final eight minutes to cap a 78-57 win over Spring Valley on Tuesday night.

    Senior guard Xavier Holloway, one of three LHS players in double figures, hit 25 points, which included seven treys.

    Holloway netted three treys in the pivotal final period.