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Today's Sports

  • Warriors scalp Rams in league...

    The Indian Land Warriors kept pace in Conference III-A with their fourth win in five games after taking a 64-56 comeback win over Chesterfield.

    The Warriors’ eight-point win gave IL a split after the Lady Rams rolled to a 55-45 win.

    The Warriors, 4-1 in region play, used a balanced attack – four players in double figures in the win.

    Chesterfield led 29-26 at the break, but IL rallied to tie the game at 46 all with a period to play.

  • KERSHAW On a night when Andrew Jackson honored its hoops heritage, the Volunteers capped the evening with a stirring win.

    AJ boys coach Dale Reeves called his team’s 57-55 comeback win the team’s “best game of the season.”

    “We want to make the playoffs and what you do in region play determines that,” Reeves said. “We knew we had to go out and win here tonight.

    “We were coming off a tough loss at Central, but we maintained our intensity and focus,” Reeves said.

  • Lancers sign Hammond

    Lancaster High School senior pitcher Trevor Hammond will continue to play at LHS’s Doomsday Corner, but with a different team.

    Hammond, after he caps his LHS baseball career this spring, will have two more seasons at the Bruins’ field.

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster, which plays its home games at the LHS park, has signed Hammond to play for the Lancers.

    “I’m really excited about playing at USCL,” Hammond said. “I feel the Lancers’ program is on the rise and I want to be a part of that.

  • Jackets wrestlers roll in mat...

    No. 4 Buford High School rolled to a pair of impressive wrestling wins, downing Camden Military, 60-24 and Class AAAA Hartsivlle, 72-12 at CMA on Tuesday night.

    In routing the HHS Red Foxes, BHS had an easy time with six forfeits in posting the 60-point victory. Buford bolted to a 30-0 lead and cruised to the win.

    Jackets’ pin winners with two each in the tri-match included Rashad Cunningham, James Shehane, Zack Wright and Johntrell Caudle.

    Buford, in topping CMS, surged to a 36-6 spread on the way to the 36-point win.

  • Piedmont captures IL tournament

    Piedmont High School of Union County, N.C., went 5-0 to capture the title in the eighth annual Indian Land Border Duals at Indian Land High School on Saturday.

    The Panthers, 23-0 entering the one-day tournament, defeated South Pointe High School of Rock Hill 41-32 to cap its 5-0 run.

    PHS defeated Sun Valley 43-29, Marvin Ridge 59-18, East Meck, 75-0 and Ardrey Kell 57-21 before posting the nine-point win over the Stallions in the title match.

  • New Junior Lancers Club Diamond...

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster and the Matt Blackwell Foundation are  offering Lancaster County students a new way to get involved in the community and Lancer athletics.

    The Junior Lancer Club will allow children, from kindergarten to grade 5, to participate in college athletic events.

    The members will be involved at various levels throughout the athletic seasons. USC-Lancaster offers men’s and women’s tennis, women’s soccer, men’s baseball, men’s golf, with women’s softball coming in the fall of 2010.

  • Bruins blitz Blazers 86-70

    Lancaster vaulted two spots in the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association state poll, then garnered a little more statewide recognition with an impressive 86-70 win over Ridge View.

    The Blazers, the preseason pick to win the Region IV-AAAA crown, were blitzed by the Bruins on Tuesday night at LHS.

    LHS, 14-3, 3-0, held a 47-21 lead at the break and cruised to the 16-point win.

    The Bruins held a 20-point or more lead for the majority of the game before RV sliced it in the end when the outcome was not in doubt.

  • Rucker, South notch sweeps in...

    A.R. Rucker swept a middle school hoops twin bill from North Central on Thursday.

    The Rucker girls notched a 21-17 behind the play of Tilandra Staton who scored 13 points in the four-point win. Ayanah Massey netted four. Tra’shiana Stevenson and Amy Williams added two points each.

    Stephanie Robinson grabbed 10 rebounds in the Lady Rams win.

    In the boys’ game, Rucker prevailed 36-23 for the sweep.

    Duece Dunlap paced the Rams with nine and E.J. Patterson scored eight. Q Johnson followed with six in Rucker’s balanced attack.

  • Bruins claw 'Cats twice

    The Lancaster Bruins offered no buzzer-beaters Friday night, but still plenty to buzz about in the Bruins’ Den.

    The No. 10 Bruins, who have had their share of dramatic wins this season, including a two-point thriller in a region-opening 56-54 road win over South Pointe on Monday, were firmly in control.

    Lancaster capped a Region IV-AAAA home sweep, taking two from visiting Rock Hill.

  • Warriors roll in sweep of Knights

    Indian Land bounced back and the Lady Warriors continued their stellar play in a Conference III-A sweep on Friday in the IL gym.

    The Warriors, who fell to Great Falls on Tuesday, rebounded with a solid 66-46 win over North Central to complete the league sweep.

    The IL girls opened play, ripping the Knights 79-21.

    The Warriors, who improved to 3-1 in region play, took charge in the second half behind the third-period play of Jay Edge.