Today's Sports

  • Bruins fall short in 28-21 loss...

    Spring Valley’s narrow win was decided by inches.

    The 2-3 Vikings, who forged a 28-0 lead early in the second half, held on for a 28-21 win despite a furious comeback by the host Bruins at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

    LHS, 2-2, was bidding to possibly tie the game with a late scoring drive as the Bruins were on the move after starting the march at their 37.

  • Buford jayvees roll to win

    The unbeaten Buford junior varsity football team posted its second straight shutout, blanking North Central, 31-0.

    Tripp Wright scored three touchdowns and was 1-3 on extra points. Josh Mullens added a six-yard score and Nate Saxon scored a touchdown.

    Parker Melton and  Wright each had a pick.

     BMS rolls

    The Buford Middle School Jackets rolled to a 32-6 win over North Central on Thursday night.

  • Warriors' late charge...

    Indian Land’s defense delivered in the clutch to lift the unbeaten Warriors to a 34-21 comeback win over host McBee on Friday night.

    The clinching score came on a key defensive play to the end the game.

    The Warriors, who trailed 21-14 at the half, also used a critical defensive stand to set the stage for the go-ahead touchdown.

    After Indian Land took the lead 28-21 on Breyon Williams 14-yard scoring run with 17 seconds to play and Chad Thomas’ conversion, the Warriors’ defense stepped up to seal the win.

  • Gordon hits books, foes

    Indian Land High School senior lineman A.J. Gordon is an example of brains and brawn.

    Gordon hits the books and opposing players with equal zeal.

    Gordon, in class, has a 4.54 grade point average (GPA) and is ranked 11th in the Indian Land High Class of 2011.

    “A.J. is a perfect combination,” Indian Land High head coach Mike Mayer said. “He’s good in the line on both sides of the ball and good in his grades.”

    Gordon follows a simple formula to produce extraordinary academic work.

  • BHS seniors post powder puff...

    The seniors kept alive their victory streak with a 16-14 comeback win over the juniors in the third annual Buford High School powder puff football game on Tuesday night at BHS’s Jacket Stadium.

    The two-point win was the seniors’ third straight victory.

    The seniors, down 14-8, pulled out the win with a late touchdown and conversion. Jessica Faulkenberry scored on a yard run to tie the game at 14-all with under two minutes to play.

  • LHS swimmers stay unbeaten with...

    The Lancaster High swim team improved to 4-0 on the season, topping Region III-AAAA foe Gaffney, 227-111. Following are the LHS results.

    Medley relay (girls) – 1. J. Aeschbacher, E. Higgins, Hannah Jacobs, Elizabeth Catoe; 3. Sarah DeVenny, Veronica Rosengrant, Kayla Lane, Pagen Glenn; 5. Emma DeVenny, Tiffany Cutrone, Amanda Mobley, Katie Dixon

    Medley relay (boys) – 1. Adam Augeson, Chris James, Jonah Faile, Jory Pettit; 3. Dylan King, Brandon Gossman, Nathan Spencer, Tyrek McCullough; 4. Bryce Blanton, Bryce Poston, Johnathan Catoe, Adam Whetstone

  • IL seeks to stay unbeaten

    Indian Land, off to its best start in five seasons, is seeking to make it 4-0 as the Warriors travel to McBee for a non-region game Friday night.

    The Warriors are the county’s lone road team this week.

    Lancaster, Buford and Andrew Jackson will each be at home, with BHS hosting its annual homecoming clash in a 7:30 p.m. clash with North Central.

  • Rotary Open victor posts narrow...

    The winning team in the annual Founders Federal Credit Union Rotary Open posted a narrow victory at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday.

    The winning foursome shot a 58 to edge out the runner-up team by a shot.

    The winning team included Bryan Forbis, Bucy Baker, Tom Sharp and Stephan Schonberg. They posted a 30-28 to top a 22-team field.

    Two teams tied for second, each carding a 59. The team of Matthew Hubis, Jerry Williams, Sunil Lalla and Skip Stutts took second after a playoff.

  • Pauling upbeat about Bruins...

    The 2010 season looks promising for Lancaster High School Bruins cross country team.

    “Our team is growing each year,” LHS coach Josh Pauling said. “In three years, we have doubled in size, which is very exciting. We are trying to build a consistent, winning program here and it’s very rewarding to see it grow and to see the kids really embrace not only cross country, but a lifestyle of running and healthier habits. This season our roster is up to 27 runners and we want it to continue to grow each year.”

  • Lancaster High girls golf team...

    The Lancaster High School girls golf team remained unbeaten at 5-0  as it continued consistent play in recent matches.

     On Sept. 7, the LHS girls defeated Fort Mill by 13 strokes, 191-204.  Haley Heath was again the field medalist with a nine-hole score of 39.  Alexandria McCain followed with a 43.  Carley Snider shot 53, Rachel Hovis 56, Carly Funderburk 57 and Madison Sullivan scored a 65.  Sara Allen led the way for Fort Mill with a 41.