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Today's Sports

  • Williams lifts LHS in OT

    Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    Lancaster High School football coach Bennie McMurray rolled the dice and came up a Shaq Williams’ game-winning two-point conversion plunge in a 29-28 Region III-AAAA overtime win over Rock Hill on Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

    Williams, with LHS down 28-21 in the OT, hit senior running back Brandon Reese on a clutch third down, 13-yard touchdown pass to pull the Bruins close, 28-27.

  • Determined Jackets rally, top...

    KERSHAW – Buford rallied to defeat county rival Andrew Jackson, 30-24 in overtime on AJ homecoming at Volunteer Stadium on Friday night.

    The Yellow Jackets overcame a 24-13 deficit in the fourth quarter to force the overtime.

    “Our guys gave super effort tonight,” Buford coach Mike Wells said. “We put ourselves in a hole with too many mistakes in the first half.

  • Braves halt Warriors’ streak

    CHERAW – The Cheraw Braves halted Indian Land’s unbeaten streak with a 28-20 win over IL on Friday night.

    Cheraw built an early lead and kept the upper hand to notch the eight-point victory over the sixth-ranked Warriors.

    Marvin Lauderdale’s 15-yard touchdown run, his second on the night, gave the Braves a 28-14 lead with 3:12 left in the third period. James Davis added the conversion for a 14-point CHS edge.

    Lauderdale, in a strong night, ran for 131 yards 18 carries.

  • LHS golf team wins, hosts region...

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster High School golf team capped regular-season play with a 9-3 record after defeating Region III-AAAA foe Northwestern High School at Watorford Park Golf Club in Rock Hill.

    LHS carded a 169 to Northwestern’s 229.

    The LHS girls were led by Alexandria McCain and Emily Cox, who each posted a 40. Carly Funderburk notched a 44 and Ina Roberts had a 45.

    Rachel Hovis had a 48 and Carley Snyder posted a 53.

  • LHS Bruins to host region golf...

    First-year coach Scott Roberts has led the Lancaster High School girls golf team to an 8-3 mark in its fourth year of play.

    The 2011 LHS girls team will host the Region III-AAAA tournament Monday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • Pettit paces LHS swimmers into...

     

       

    Lancaster High School, led by junior swimmer Jory Pettit, will have six swimmers competing in the Class AAAA state meet in Columbia on Saturday.

  • AJ's Payne lets pads talk

     

       

    Andrew Jackson High School veteran offensive line coach Larry Cox calls Volunteers’ senior lineman Aaron Payne “a quiet leader.”

  • LMS hosts Dirty Dozen race...

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway, after an off week, hosts the Dirty Dozen race Saturday.

    The NDRA GM Performance Late Models will be $1,000 to win.

  • IL looks to stay unbeaten

     

       

    The Indian Land Warriors will seek to keep their unbeaten streak going as they hit the road Friday night for the first of three straight Conference IV-AA away football games.

  • Tri-County coaches honor five...

     

       

    RICHBURG – A quality quintet of county players earned honors at the weekly meeting of the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday.