Today's Sports

  • First Mike Kersey Memorial...

    Staff Reports

    The first Mike Kersey Memorial Invitational will be held Saturday at Indian Land High School.

    The high school wrestling tournament, formerly known as the Warrior Invitational, is named in honor of the late Warriors’ wrestling coach.

    Kersey, who also taught physical education at Indian Land Elementary School, started the tournament which annually is held the first Saturday in December.

    He died this fall from injuries in an ATV accident.

  • BHS wrestlers confident about...



    Buford High School wrestling coach John Mahaffey, with the return of seven wrestlers, is confident the Jackets can have their share of mat success this season.

  • Soccer stars set for state



    Three Lancaster County Parks and Recreation youth all-star soccer teams will travel to Sumter on Saturday to compete in the South Carolina Athletic Programs state championship tournament.

  • Gamecocks in control for state...



    A coveted Southeastern Conference championship is a prize the University of South Carolina football team seeks in this day and age of college football.

  • BHS cheerleaders sixth in state...

    The Buford High School cheerleaders didn’t garner any gold or silver in the Class AA state competition Saturday in Greenville, but BHS cheer coach Julie Thompson said she was proud of the Jackets’ effort.

    Buford placed sixth in the elite state field with 227 points.

  • Bruins net finals berth



    Lancaster rolled into the Jacket Invitational Preseason basketball tournament title game with a second straight lopsided win.

  • Thrilling win gives North...

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission North small fry all-stars came up big Monday night in a thrilling 16-14 comeback win over Rock Hill at Memorial Stadium.

    The Lancaster North small fry stars drove 80 yards in three plays and 1:29 to capture the two-point victory and the Central District championship.

  • BHS Jackets upbeat about hoops...

    There’s a feeling of hoops optimism in the Buford High School basketball program for the 2011-12 season.

    The BHS boys, who earned a Class AA Upper State postseason bid last winter, return a solid nucleus from last season.

    The Lady Jackets sport a veteran team and are hopeful on improving their record and earning a playoff bid.

    Coach Neil Couch’s second BHS boys team is led by senior post player Marcus Brown, an all-region pick who averaged 12.2 points and 7.2 rebounds last season.

  • USC upends Clemson

    Robert Howey


    The University of South Carolina, a blend of Gamecocks and USCL Lancers, posted a comeback win in the 10th annual Big Thursday Scholarship golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.

    The USC team, which included golfers sporting USCL royal blue and USC garnet and black, rallied from a  4.5-1.1 deficit to take the comeback victory, 8.5-6.5

  • North small fry all-stars roll

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission North small fry all-stars rolled to a 30-12 opening round win over Fairfield County on Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

    The North small fry all-stars, ages 9-10, snapped a 6-all tie with the first of two Kemarkio Cloud touchdowns to take a 12-6 lead on the way to the 18-point win.

    Dorian Williams’ one-yard run and Williams’ two-point conversion run put Lancaster County North up, 22-6, but Fairfield County answered.