Today's Sports

  • Early blitz sparks Rucker to 36-...


    The Rucker Rams used an early surge to highlight a sweep of Lancaster area middle school rival South on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

    The quick-striking Rams scored 28 points in the first four minutes to key Rucker to a 36-0 win over the rival Mustangs.

  • Lady Vols win Upstate title

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers are bound for the Class AA state volleyball championship after capturing the Class AA Upper State crown with a 3-1 win over Ninety Six High of Greenwood County on Wednesday night, Nov. 6 in the AJ gym.

    The AJ victory sends the Lady Vols to face Bishop England of Charleston for the Class AA state crown at White Knoll High School in Lexington where the match begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9.

    AJ, in front of a packed gym, prevailed over the stubborn Lady Wildcats, 25-10 before Ninety Six came back to win, 26-24.

  • Lady Vols deck Knights for...


    Andrew Jackson High School volleyball coach John Verdugo’s long-sought win over North Central High School couldn’t have been more timely.

    Verdugo, the Lady Volunteers’ fourth-year volleyball coach, saw his team respond in the clutch for his first-ever win over the Lady Knights.

  • Playoffs, pride on the line


    November high school football means playoffs and pride.

    For the Lancaster County Class AA high schools, it’s all about the postseason.

  • Tri-County coaches honor four...


    RICHBURG – Four Lancaster County high school football standouts – two in each division – were saluted for their week 10 play at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting.

  • Thompson tops field in annual...


    Terry Thompson, who ran a 20:18, topped the field at the annual Run with the Bruins held Saturday, Oct. 26 at Lancaster Memorial Stadium.

    Chaz McLaughlin ran a 21:09 and Phil DeWalt posted a 21:10.

  • Lady Bruins earn eighth in the...

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins’ golf team placed eighth in the Class AAAA state golf tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Greer.
    The LHS girls posted a 701 in the field of 16 teams.
    Lexington won with a 580 and Spartanburg was second with a 635.
    Baylee Evans shot a 162 over two days to lead the LHS girls. Emily Cox was next at 163.
    Carly Funderburk posted a 179. Hope Jewett carded a 197 and Kylie Rogers-Carpenter finished with a 228 for the Lady Bruins.

  • Early strikes spark Eagles in...

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – Central of Pageland continued its mastery of Region IV-AA foe Andrew Jackson, thumping the Volunteers, 35-0 at soggy Volunteer Stadium on Friday, Nov. 1.
    Central has defeated Andrew Jackson in 18 consecutive games.
    In a rain-soaked first half, Central scored four  times to put the Volunteers down, 28-0.
    Midway through the first quarter, Central employed its tried-and-true wishbone offense to cover 65 yards in eight plays, with Mitch Meadows scampering 11 yards for the score.

  • Cats claw Bruins in 27-7 victory

    Robert Howey
    ROCK HILL – The word frustrating was a part of Lancaster High School head football coach Bennie McMurray’s post-game comments and likely so.
    The Bruins dropped a 27-7 Region III-AAAA road loss to Rock Hill on Friday, Nov. 1 in what has become a frustrating season.
    “For the most part, it’s been like this,” said McMurray, who saw the Bruins drop their seventh straight loss.

  • Warriors hold off Jackets

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – The regular-season finale between county rivals Buford and Indian Land brought out all the emotions one might not expect.
    In the end, IL had the victory smile with a 23-19 win.
    The Jackets and Warriors have struggled this season, going a combined 4-14 overall with neither team having a region win entering the clash.
    By game’s end, there were tears of joy and sadness alike.
    There were hugs of celebration and comfort, and there was shared concern for a fallen player.