Today's Sports

  • North-South soccer stars to...


    The North and South 7-8 soccer all-stars met Thursday, Dec. 5 to decide the 2013 Lancaster County Parks and Recreation pee wee all-star soccer champion.

    The South stars opened play in the best-of-three tournament with a 4-2 win over the North at the Buford Recreation Complex field on Monday, Dec. 2.

  • Jackets swarm Knights


    BUFORD – Buford blitzed North Central twice to open the Jackets’ 2013-14 basketball season.

    The host BHS teams were in top form in ripping the Class AA Knights on Monday, Dec. 2.

  • USC, as of late, holding upper...


    As  Williams-Brice Stadium rocked late Saturday night with a landmark win over old foe Clemson University, University of South Carolina football fans found plenty of ways to celebrate.

    Fittingly, the high five was most appropriate, followed by a timely thumbs up.

  • Wild turkeys make a comeback in...

    While sitting down to enjoy turkey during the Thanksgiving leftovers today, remember that although wild and domestic turkeys are genetically the same species, that’s about where the similarity ends.

  • High School Hoops: Warriors...

    INDIAN LAND – Two Rs of roundball will play major roles with the Indian Land High School basketball teams this season.

  • Yellow Jackets gear up for...

    The Buford High School basketball teams sport a buzz of excitement as the 2013-14 season nears.

  • USC honors Jerry Witherspoon as...

    Jerry Witherspoon, a University of South Carolina graduate and former Gamecocks’ football standout and team captain, was recently honored along with a host of former USC black athletes as pioneers who took key steps to desegregate the university’s athletics.

  • LHS looking to veterans

    Lancaster High School basketball coaches are hoping experience will be a key factor for both hoops squads this season.

    The Lady Bruins, 11-11 last winter, have nine returnees off their team which earned a playoff berth after posting a 9-5 region mark and third-place finish.

    The Bruins, 12-13 last season, also return nine players for the upcoming campaign.

    LHS boys coach Ricardo Priester said the LHS boys will have their share of youth as four of the sophomore returnees joined the Bruins late in the 2012-13 season.

  • Bruins, Vols fall in preseason...

    Staff Reports

    Lancaster and Andrew Jackson boys teams had a tough night on the high school basketball hardwood, falling in second-round preseason tournaments.

    Lancaster, playing in the Lake Murray Tip-Off Classic, fell to tournament host Lexington High School, 67-50.

    AJ, in the National Guard Turkey Shootout semifinals, dropped a 61-50 loss to host West Florence High School.

  • ‘Big E’ looking to bag Picks...

    Staff Reports

    Here it is – the big week. That would be Thanksgiving.

    Nope, that’s already over as in leftovers, such as endless turkey sandwiches to go with turkey hash and turkey soup.

    How about rivalry week? Well, try again.

    C’mon man, it’s the final week of The Lancaster News’ Pigskin Picks.

    The winner gets the fabled trip to the luxurious Taxahaw Inn complete with a classy victor’s meal of sardines, stand-up weenies, crackers and a case of R.C. Colas.