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Today's Sports

  • Lancers sign AJ's Hinson

    KERSHAW On her final day at Andrew Jackson High School, Lady Volunteers’ senior standout Sydney Hinson did something to impact her future.

    Hinson, on the last school day for the AJ Class of 2009 on Wednesday, signed to play college soccer at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.

    “I’m excited,” said Hinson after she signed at the Lancaster County Class AA high school where she made a name for herself in prep soccer. “I’m especially happy to be playing with Randy.”

  • Rain yields to top night of LMS...

    Rain, rain, go away, we’d like to race sometime today.

    Well, it is not the original version of the well-known rhyme, but fans were to the point of having enough rain for a while. After a week of no racing due to the rain, and another threatening sky, fans waited until they knew the rain was over to come out to LMS on Saturday.

    The Memorial Day Showdown featured the cars in all divisions competing for extra purse money, some of which was courtesy of Chad Adams and American Air Heating and Cooling, the Rock Hill “Maytag Man.”

  • Boulware has a need for speed

    When Demarious Boulware was 5, he told his parents he’d be a professional motorcycle racer.

    It isn’t taking long for that prediction to look like a good one.

  • State champion Lady Jackets lead...

    BUFORD The Buford High School athletic year came to a close, honoring the recently crowned state champion Lady Jackets’ softball team during the BHS winter-spring sports awards on Tuesday night in the school auditorium.

    The Lady Jackets, who went 26-9 and defeated Johnsonville for the Class A state title, received two standing ovations for their achievement.

  • Volunteers honor spring sports...

    KERSHAW  A host of athletes earned accolades at the annual Andrew Jackson High School spring sports awards night Monday in the AJ cafeteria.

    Prior to the awards presentation, AJ ROTC instructor Sgt. Robert Lambert, who also serves as the Vols track coach, asked for a moment of silence in honor of Memorial Day.

    AJ track standout Nico Perry was one of several Volunteers athletes to reap two honors. Perry, an all-region selection in track, was named the Overall Track MVP.

  • Post 31 junior team drops two...

    The Lancaster Legion junior baseball team dropped a 10-8 loss in a back-and-forth  game with Union Post 22 at Eggleton Field on Monday night.

  • Burke to lead Lewisville High...

    At his introductory press conference Tuesday, new Lewisville head football coach Marvin Burke said he planned to save the Lions’ opponents lots of money on hand warmers and jackets.

    “If they’re cold, they don’t need heaters,” Burke said. “We’re going to be bringing the heat.”

    Burke’s hiring was approved by the Chester County School board on Monday night. He will officially be on the payroll on July 1, but will be at the school next month to set up a strength and conditioning program.

  • Bruins salute spring sports stars

    Lancaster High School spring sports stars were honored for their ace play Tuesday night in the LHS auditorium.

    Class AAAA playoff teams softball and girls soccer saluted  multiple award winners.

    In girls’ soccer, the 14-8 Lady Bruins honored seniors Lindsy Cooper and Anna Funderburk. Cooper, an all-region pick at striker with Funderburk, was named MVP. She also etched her name in LHS girls sport history as the Lady Bruins’ soccer first selection to the North-South All-Star match.

    Funderburk reaped the Lady Bruins’ soccer Coaches Award.

  • Loss to Southside Christian...

    The Indian Land High School boys’ soccer team saw its banner season end on a disappointing note in a 4-0 loss to host Southside Christian of Greenville on Saturday.

    The loss capped the IL season at 17-1.

    The Warriors, 16-0 for regular-season play and the Conference III-A champion, played without their top scorer Sergio Esparrago.

    Esparrago, who led the team with 33 goals, missed the match due to “family issues.”

  • Harris to wrestle at Navy

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior wrestler Thomas Harris will continue to don blue and gold athletic colors, but a different hue at a higher level.

    Harris, an all-star wrestler in the Warriors’ program, will continue his education and wrestling career at the U.S. Naval Academy.

    “The Naval Academy is where I always wanted to go,” said Harris, who also considered West Point. “I visited both schools, but when it came down to it, the Naval Academy won out.