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Today's Sports

  • Red Devils ignite, swat Jackets...

    BUFORD The Great Falls Red Devils showed Friday night there’s still life in the GFHS football program.

    Great Falls, which lost its first four games and entered the game with a 1-5 record, ignited in the second half to take a 30-13 Conference III-A win over host Buford.

    The game was a close contest through the first half, but the scoreboard begged to differ at the final horn.

    The Jackets stung first, with a one-yard touchdown run by BHS senior quarterback Britt Wells.

  • Chesterfield Rams' air...

    CHESTERFIELD The pass-happy Chesterfield High football team was productive Friday night and created no glee for visiting Indian Land.

    The Rams passed their way to a 48-0 home win over the Warriors in Conference III-A play.

    Coach Steve Taneyhill’s CHS team went to the air for their first 35 plays on the way to the win.

    Rams’ junior quarterback Seth Truesdale aired it out, with six touchdown passes in the game.

  • Bruins flog Falcons 35-6

    FORT MILL Locked in a defensive battle, Lancaster found the key to its offensive attack – a productive ground game – in taking a 35-6 win over Nation Ford at the Falcons’ stadium on Friday night.

    LHS, clinging to a 7-6 halftime spread, ignited in the second half when the Bruins took control behind senior tailback Zed Truesdale and quarterback Matt Reese.

    Truesdale, who has topped the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season, ran for 176 yards on 28 carries to trigger the Bruins to the 29-point win.

  • Lady Bruins roll to tennis...

    The Lancaster High School girls tennis team improved to 7-2 on the season with a 7-0 victory over region foe Ridge View on Tuesday.

    Sara Hicks led the Lady Bruins’ team with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Caila Boyd.

    Lyndsey Hegler (L) def. Liz Jones (R) 6-2, 6-2

    Morgan Gardner (L) def. Morgan Tolley (R) 6-1, 6-1

    Sara Hicks (L) def. Caila Boyd (R) 6-0, 6-0

    Sarah Gilreath (L) def. Laurie Ward (R) 6-1, 6-0

    McKenzie Blanton (L) def. Najia Lahie (R) 6-3, 6-1

    Carley Adams-Katherine Lalla (L) def. Valerie Henson-Shakivla Todd (R) 6-1, 6-2

  • Second-half charge lifts Vols by...

    COLUMBIA  Andrew Jackson overcame five turnovers to rally for a 21-18 comeback win over Eau Claire of Columbia in the Conference IV-AA opener for both teams Friday night at Bolden Stadium in Columbia.

    The Vols, 3-3, 1-0, opened the game by throwing three consecutive interceptions that the Shamrocks parlayed into a 12-0 halftime lead.

    “I take full responsibility for our play tonight,” AJ coach Elmer Bench said. “We were not ready to play and it showed in the way we executed.”

  • Caudle enjoys the game

    Buford High School senior offensive and defensive lineman Jontrell Caudle is a player who truly enjoys the game of football.

    Every aspect, including all the in-the-shadows bumps and bruises Saturday morning brings after the bright Friday night lights of trench battles.

    “I pretty much like everything about the game. Preparing for the games, the school spirit that it inspires. I even like waking up sore on Saturday morning,” Caudle said.

  • Rucker rolls to stay unbeaten

    The A.R. Rucker Rams improved to 3-0 with a 44-6 win over Camden Military on Wednesday night.

    Jerell White scored on a 40-yard run and a 62-yard dash and added a two-point conversion for the Rams. Korickio Cunningham had a nine-yard TD run and a 60-yard kickoff return.

    Mario McFadden raced 18 yards for a score and tallied on a two-point conversion. Quinshun Evans raced 58 yards for a score. Cameron Meadows added a two-point conversion.

  • IL Lady Warriors sweep AJ in...

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors swept to a 3-0 road win over Class AA county foe Andrew Jackson on Monday night.

    The Lady Warriors, rated seventh in the latest Class A state poll, prevailed 25-20, 25-23 and 25-18

    Shelby McConnell led the Lady Warriors’ effort with five aces and six kills. Rosita Rivera registered seven digs and Paige Brugh posted three blocks.

    The Lady Warriors faced Buford on Tuesday and Lewisville on Thursday in Conference III-A play.

  • Turnovers foil AJ in loss to...

    CAMDEN Christmas came early for Camden as Andrew Jackson turned the ball over three times in the game’s first six minutes in sparking CHS to a 47-23 win over the Volunteers at Zemp Stadium.

    CHS converted the turnovers into an insurmountable 20-0 lead en route to the 24-point non-conference win over AJ.

    “We have got to be mentally prepared to play each week,” AJ coach Elmer Bench said. “The three turnovers early put us in a position that was tough to overcome.”

    AJ, down 34-0 at the half, regrouped and played better in the second half.

  • County pair reaps Tri-County...

    For the third time this season, Lancaster High School senior running back Zed Truesdale has been honored by the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

    Truesdale, who has run for 766 yards and 10 scores this season for the 4-0 Bruins, was named the Division I Offensive Player of the Week.

    Truesdale, in the Bruins’ 17-7 win over York at Memorial Stadium, rushed for 250 yards and two scores in the win.