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Today's Sports

  • Lady Bruins netters, golfers...

    The LHS girls tennis team won a closely fought 4-3 match against old region foe Blythewood High School at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster tennis courts on Monday night to open the 2010 season.

    All of the matches were close in points, with the Lady Bruins prevailing at the end with a dramatic win by the second doubles team of Morgan Gardner and McKenzie Blanton.

    The match went into a third-set tie-breaker and the Lady Bruins prevailed by a score of 10-8.

  • Lady Vols capture county tourney...

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers made an unbeaten run to capture the Lancaster County volleyball tournament at Lancaster High School on Saturday.

    “We were real pleased,” said AJ first-year coach John Verdugo. “The key for us was that we worked well together which was important.

    “A few times we were down in some matches, but we kept coming back,” he said. “We worked well together and had good teamwork. This was a good building block because I felt we were up against some good competition.”

  • Victors net close win in...

    The winning foursome posted a narrow win in the eighth annual Diabetes Education Clinic golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.

    The winning foursome, in the captain’s choice with handicap tournament, shot a 51.6, which included Garrett Hammond, Eric Funderburk, Ray Rainey and Ross Baker.

    “We just had a good overall effort with each player doing his part,” Funderburk said. “We brother-in-lawed it pretty well out there.”

    Funderburk said the team eagled both par fives on the front nine, holes two and five.

  • Two host, two will travel

    Friday night high school football action for week two has two at home seeking to rebound and a pair on the road hoping to extend early success.

    Buford and Andrew Jackson, each coming off opening night losses, will be at home, while Lancaster and Indian Land head west in hopes of their second wins this season.

    Lancaster, 1-0 after a 35-16 first night win over AJ, travels to Chester, while Indian Land ventures to Blacksburg to battle the Wildcats. IL, 1-0, is coming off a 28-13 home win over Buford.

  • Dover garners first NDRA Crate...

    Britt Dover captured his first NDRA Crate win this season to highlight Lancaster Motor Speedway action Saturday night.

    Dover and Timbo Mangum won heats to start on the front row. When the green flag dropped, it was Dover and Mangum side by side entering turn one for the lead. Exiting turn two, it was Dover with the lead over Mangum. Mangum made contact with the back straightaway to cap his night.

  • Junior Bruins, Jackets register...

    The Lancaster Junior Bruins roared to a 55-8 win over Andrew Jackson to open the 2010 junior varsity football season.

    Lancaster forged a 28-8 lead at the half and cruised to the win on Thursday.

  • Lancaster swimmers prevail in...

    The Lancaster High School swim team opened its season with a 168-147 win over South Pointe of Rock Hill at the Lancaster County pool.

    The Bruins host Northwestern on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Lancaster hosts Rock Hill on Sept. 7.

    Following are the results:

    200 freestyle (girls) 2. Jena Aeschbacher, 4. Rochelle Jewett, 5. Beth Tomlin; (boys) 2. Johnathan Catoe, 3. Jonah Faile, 4. Brandon Gossman

    200 IM (girls) 3. Hannah Jacobs; (boys): 1. Chris James, 4. Nathan Spencer

  • Bruins ignite, claw Vols

    A 21-0 points blitz to ignite the second half triggered Lancaster in a 35-16 win over county rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

    The Bruins, in the 41st meeting between the two county schools, forged a 14-0 lead a the break before breaking open the issue with three key scores in a 4:22 stretch of the third quarter.

  • Warriors' early surge jolts...

    INDIAN LAND Indian Land struck in lightning-quick fashion to build an early lead on the way to a 28-13 win over county rival Buford at the IL Reservation on Friday night.

    The game marked the opener for both schools.

    Buford, in its Wing-T attack, was controlling time of possession in the opening period, but the favorable BHS start was foiled with a bobbled handoff which landed in the hands of the Warriors’ Jarrell Robinson, who raced untouched for 78 yards for a 6-0 score.

  • Sylvia's hopes high for LHS...

    The 2010 Lady Bruins tennis team has high hopes for the fall season with eight experienced and match play players.

    The Lady Bruins open their season Aug. 30 at 5 p.m. against Blythewood High at the Richards Tennis Complex at the USCL.

    The Lady Bruins also play Fort Mill High School two matches in the first week of September.

    “These two matches will be excellent challenges as the Bruins prepare for their first region match at Spartanburg High School on Sept 14,” said LHS tennis coach Bo Sylvia.