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Today's Sports

  • Volunteers rout Shamrocks 16-1

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers rolled to a 16-1 win over Eau Claire to open Conference IV-AA baseball play on Tuesday.

    Tripp Rollings, an eighth-grader, was the winning hurler to even his mark at 2-2. Rollings fanned 13 and tossed a two-hitter. He allowed two walks.

    Bobby Delly, Adam Eubanks, Daniel Pardue, Chad DiCola, Ryan Phillips and Rollings each banged two hits to pace the Volunteers.

    Cory Ingram, Tyler Rodgers and Tyler Bradley each had a hit.

    AJ visits Keenan today in region play.

    Bruins win over Stallions

  • Early surge triggers Lancers in...

    An un-springlike day didn’t put a damper on a University of South Carolina at Lancaster baseball matinee on Friday.

    The Lancers improved to 9-4, downing the Oaks of Salem College (N.J.) 9-2.

    USCL forged an early 3-0 lead with a three-run second and added four runs in the seventh inning and a pair more in the eighth to take the win.

    The Lancers were unfazed by the misty, overcast conditions.

  • Lancers split with Dolphins,...

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers will be at home for a pair of weekend baseball doubleheaders as they host USC-Sumter on Saturday and Sunday at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    Games each day begin at 1 p.m.

    “The weather forecast is favorable and we look to have a good turnout,” USCL coach Steve Williams said. “Sumter will bring fans because there’s of interest in their program.

  • Speedway ready to roll

    The 55th season of racing is slated to roll Saturday night at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    The legendary dirt-racing facility opened in 1954 and has maintained a rich stock of drivers and fans, linking multiple generations of families and friends to this American pastime.  

    The Carolina Clash Super Late Model 2009 season begins with a doubleheader, racing tonight at the Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., and then at Lancaster on Saturday. Each race pays $5,000 to win. The crate late model division pays $1,000 to win.

  • AJ Lady Vols looking to continue...

    KERSHAW The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers hope a blend of five seasoned seniors and first-year softball players leading nine returning players is a staple for diamond success this season.

    The Lady Vols, 20-11 last season while winning their 10th straight conference title, return five seniors who have a sterling four-year record of 114-25.

    Senior Tristan Faile starts at shortstop. She batted .430 last season when she drove in 17 runs. An all-region pick last season, Faile also earned Class AA all-state honors.

  • IL Warriors honor fall, winter...

    INDIAN LAND A host of Indian Land High School athletes were honored Thursday night at the school’s annual fall-winter sports awards night in Warriors’ gym.

    Warriors’ senior athlete Thomas Harris reaped  honors in two sports.

    Harris, a Class A-AA Lower State champion, earned the Coaches Award and was honored for the team’s most pins, 30.

    Harris also earned the Indian Land boys cross country MVP.

  • Lancers hope to rebound

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers will look to get back on track and for favorable weather today.

    The Lancers, 9-6, dropped a pair of games to Florence-Darlington Tech on Saturday at the Lancaster High baseball field.

    USCL, after being swept, was rained out of its Sunday afternoon home twin bill with the FDTC Stingers.

    “It wasn’t a good weekend for us,” USCL coach Steve Williams said. “We were swept and then we were a rain casualty Sunday.

  • Lady Bruins post first soccer...

    CHESTER Under wet conditions, the Lancaster High School girls soccer team brought sunshine to its program in the Chester High School preseason soccer tournament with a championship trophy on Saturday.

    History was made in the Cyclone Cup tournament as the Lady Bruins captured their first-ever tournament title.

    The three-day event was played Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

  • LHS Bruins sweep Cyclones at home

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins’ soccer team stretched its shutout string to five matches, highlighting a LHS booters’ sweep with a 5-0 win over Chester on Wednesday night at Lancaster Memorial Stadium.

    The LHS girls, who won the preseason Cyclone Cup championship, have outscored five foes 34-0.

    The LHS boys, 3-1, capped the sweep with a 3-0 win over Chester.

    In the LHS girls’ win, Anna Funderburk scored two goals. Sidney Teague, Rebecca Sizemore and Lena Pringle each added a single goal for the Lady Bruins.

  • Creed has tough finish in all-...

    Indian Land High School senior 145-pound wrestler Dillon Creed’s mat career ended in an elite setting, but not the way he wanted.

    Creed dropped both his matches in the North-South All-Star Classic at North Myrtle Beach High School over the weekend.

    Creed, a Class A-AA state runner-up, lost to Mark Patterson of Bluffton on a pin in his first match.

    He then fell to Ryan Sparks of Hilton Head, losing by a decision. Sparks was the Class AAA 140-pound state runner-up.