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Today's Sports

  • Lancaster swimmers lasso SP...

    The Lancaster High School swim team rolled to a 139-76 region win over Class AAAA foe South Pointe High School of Rock Hill.

    Following are the results, with the girls listed first in the individual events.

    200 freestyle: 3. Rochelle Jewett, 4. Carly Strickland, 6. Tiffany McCowan; 2. Cody Brown, 3. Taylor Lindsay, 4. Brandon Gossman

    200 IM: 2. Hannah Jacobs, 3. Anna Scott, 5. Rebecca Jette; 1. Chris James, 2. Jonathan Catoe, 3. Nathan Spencer

  • Warriors hold off Jackets at...

    INDIAN LAND The Indian Land Warriors launched their 2009 season with a exciting victory over the rival Buford Yellow Jackets Friday night at IL’s Reservation.

    The game was a tight match-up, and remained a nail-biter to the game’s closing seconds.

    The Warriors struck first in this contest with an 11-yard touchdown reception by senior wide receiver Ted Boston from senior quarterback Josh Camarire. Boston had four catches for 47 yards in the IL win.

    The extra point was blocked by Buford, who trailed 6-0 at that point.

  • Six 2008 Bruins playing in...

    Six former Lancaster Bruins will launch their college football careers with the 2009 season.

    The former LHS players were members of the 2008 Bruins’ squad, which went 10-4 and earned a No. 9 ranking in the final Class AAAA state poll.

    Two players each will be at S.C. State and Methodist College in N.C. LHS landed one player at North Greenville and one at Newberry College.

  • Bruins ground Vols 32-7

    KERSHAW The Lancaster Bruins played the spoiler at Andrew Jackson High School on Friday night.

    AJ, celebrating its 40th school anniversary, saw the Bruins put an evening damper on the occasion with a 32-7 win in the 40th annual rivalry clash, the centerpiece event on the opening day of the celebration.

    The Bruins, taking advantage of some early AJ mistakes, forged a 9-0 lead before the Vols rallied to slice the gap, 9-7.

  • Duo shoots to go 2-0

    A pair of Lancaster County teams will be gunning to stay unbeaten, while a county clash will yield a first-time winner this season on Friday night.

    Lancaster and Indian Land, each coming off opening night wins, will be seeking to go 2-0 in non-league games Friday.

    Buford and Andrew Jackson will tangle at BHS in the Jackets’ home opener, with each seeking their first win this season.

    Lancaster, in its home opener, will face 0-1 Fort Mill, a 48-7 loser to Class A Chesterfield last Friday night.

  • Truesdale earns Tri-County honor

    Lancaster High School senior running back Zed Truesdale led the county winners at the first meeting of the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

    Each Tuesday during the regular season high school coaches from Chester, York and Lancaster counties meet at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg to honor top performers from the previous Friday night.

    Truesdale ran for 223 yards in 22 carries and scored three touchdowns in the Bruins’ 32-7 win over Andrew Jackson at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium.

  • O'Shields upbeat about LHS...

    New Lancaster High School volleyball coach Betsi O’Shields is optimistic about the Lady Bruins’ hopes this fall.

    “I’m excited,” she said. “The way I see it, there’s no where to go but up.”

    The Lady Bruins, winless over the last three seasons, are bidding for better results on the court.

    “I tell our girls to play with a purpose,” said O’Shields, who will be assisted by Katherine Crawford. “We’ve worked hard since we began practice and I feel we’re making strides.

  • Knight debuts with road win over...

    The Todd Knight coaching era at Newberry College was a dandy debut as the scarlet and grey rallied for a 31-24 road win over nationally-ranked Valdosta State on Saturday night at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.

    Newberry rallied from a 17-10 halftime deficit to post the seven-point win as Knight, a Lancaster native and former Buford High football star who was promoted as the NC head coach last spring, began his head coaching career with a notable win over the Blazers.

    VSU entered the game ranked No. 13 in the American Football Coaches Association poll and No. 8 in D2Football.com.

  • Newberry's Blackmon is on...

    NEWBERRY Most place-kickers prefer flying under the radar.

    It’s the nature of what they do. Nobody notices them until they trot out onto the field when a game hangs in the balance.

    But shunning the limelight will be a little harder for Newberry College’s Britt Blackmon this upcoming football season.

    The Kershaw native and Andrew Jackson High School graduate is one of 18 Division II and III kickers named to the 2009 Fred Mitchell Award watch list.

  • Fender-to-fender racing spices...

    Race night again at Lancaster Speedway brought the eager fans back to see some fender-to-fender action and they were not disappointed. The Lancaster Motor Speedway drivers delivered another great night of racing.