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Today's Sports

  • Yellow Jackets gear up for...

    The Buford High School basketball teams sport a buzz of excitement as the 2013-14 season nears.

  • USC honors Jerry Witherspoon as...

    Jerry Witherspoon, a University of South Carolina graduate and former Gamecocks’ football standout and team captain, was recently honored along with a host of former USC black athletes as pioneers who took key steps to desegregate the university’s athletics.

  • LHS looking to veterans

    Lancaster High School basketball coaches are hoping experience will be a key factor for both hoops squads this season.

    The Lady Bruins, 11-11 last winter, have nine returnees off their team which earned a playoff berth after posting a 9-5 region mark and third-place finish.

    The Bruins, 12-13 last season, also return nine players for the upcoming campaign.

    LHS boys coach Ricardo Priester said the LHS boys will have their share of youth as four of the sophomore returnees joined the Bruins late in the 2012-13 season.

  • Bruins, Vols fall in preseason...

    Staff Reports

    Lancaster and Andrew Jackson boys teams had a tough night on the high school basketball hardwood, falling in second-round preseason tournaments.

    Lancaster, playing in the Lake Murray Tip-Off Classic, fell to tournament host Lexington High School, 67-50.

    AJ, in the National Guard Turkey Shootout semifinals, dropped a 61-50 loss to host West Florence High School.

  • ‘Big E’ looking to bag Picks...

    Staff Reports

    Here it is – the big week. That would be Thanksgiving.

    Nope, that’s already over as in leftovers, such as endless turkey sandwiches to go with turkey hash and turkey soup.

    How about rivalry week? Well, try again.

    C’mon man, it’s the final week of The Lancaster News’ Pigskin Picks.

    The winner gets the fabled trip to the luxurious Taxahaw Inn complete with a classy victor’s meal of sardines, stand-up weenies, crackers and a case of R.C. Colas.

  • LHS looking to veterans

    Lancaster High School basketball coaches are hoping experience will be a key factor for both hoops squads this season.

    The Lady Bruins, 11-11 last winter, have nine returnees off their team which earned a playoff berth after posting a 9-5 region mark and third-place finish.

    The Bruins, 12-13 last season, also return nine players for the upcoming campaign.

    LHS boys coach Ricardo Priester said the LHS boys will have their share of youth as four of the sophomore returnees joined the Bruins late in the 2012-13 season.

  • Bruins, Vols fall in preseason...

    Staff Reports

    Lancaster and Andrew Jackson boys teams had a tough night on the high school basketball hardwood, falling in second-round preseason tournaments.

    Lancaster, playing in the Lake Murray Tip-Off Classic, fell to tournament host Lexington High School, 67-50.

    AJ, in the National Guard Turkey Shootout semifinals, dropped a 61-50 loss to host West Florence High School.

  • ‘Big E’ looking to bag Picks...

    Staff Reports

    Here it is – the big week. That would be Thanksgiving.

    Nope, that’s already over as in leftovers, such as endless turkey sandwiches to go with turkey hash and turkey soup.

    How about rivalry week? Well, try again.

    C’mon man, it’s the final week of The Lancaster News’ Pigskin Picks.

    The winner gets the fabled trip to the luxurious Taxahaw Inn complete with a classy victor’s meal of sardines, stand-up weenies, crackers and a case of R.C. Colas.

  • Bruins, Volunteers post tourney...

     

    The Lancaster Bruins rallied in the second half to take a 61-49 win over Chapin to open play in the Lake Murray Tip-off Classic at Lexington High School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.

    LHS senior guard Duece Dunlap paced the Bruins with 31 points, including six treys, in the Bruins’ victory over the Eagles.

  • BHS eighth in state field

     

    Buford didn’t bring home any coveted medals for the Class AA state competition, but Jackets cheer coach Julie Thompson was still proud of her team.

    The Jackets cheer team placed eighth in the 16-team field at the Colonial Life Arena on the University of South Carolina campus on Saturday, Nov. 23.