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Today's Sports

  • Rucker, South split in exciting...

    A.R. Rucker and South each scored a win for Lancaster area middle school basketball pride with an exciting win on Wednesday night at the Lancaster High School gym.

    Both games came down to a final shot.

    In the girls’ game, a buzzer beater lifted the Lady Mustangs to a 30-29 win over the Lady Rams.

    The Rucker boys gained a measure of revenge, taking a 32-31 win over South in the nightcap.

  • Jackets drop pair to L-E

    BUFORD – Buford had a rocky start on the hardwood to open its 2008-09 basketball season.                                             Class AAA Lugoff-Elgin swept a pair of games from the host Jackets on Tuesday night.

    The Demons pulled away for a 77-64 win after the L-E girls took a 65-36 win.

  • Jackets drop pair to L-E

    BUFORD – Buford had a rocky start on the hardwood to open its 2008-09 basketball season.

    Class AAA Lugoff-Elgin swept a pair of games from the host Jackets on Tuesday night.

    The Demons pulled away for a 77-64 win after the L-E girls took a 65-36 win.

    In the varsity boys’ game, the Demons, up 32-28 at the break, steadily pulled away to post the 13-point win.

    L-E was paced by JoJo Pellipino’s 24, 16 in the second half. Pellipino netted 12 points in the final period when the visitors outscored the Jackets 21-14 for the win.

  • Fast finish sparks Volunteers...

    BOONETOWN – Andrew Jackson used a torrid fourth-quarter rally to post a sweep of North Central in the Vols’ opener on Tuesday night in Boonetown.

    The Vols, down 29-24 after three periods, used a 24-13 final period run to take a 48-42 win over the Knights. AJ’s six-point win gave the Vols a sweep after the Lady Vols rolled to a 43-9 win.

    AJ junior Ryan Miller, plagued by early foul problems, triggered the Vols, hitting 10 of his team-high 18 points in the fourth quarter. Miller netted eight free throws in the final period.

  • Swinney swell in leading Tigers...

    Seems no matter who coaches the Clemson Tigers’ football team or their status – interim or full-time – he can do no wrong when it comes to the rivalry clash with old foe South Carolina.

    Saturday afternoon was about as good as it gets for Clemson as the Tigers clawed the Gamecocks 31-14. The convincing 17-point win was orchestrated by then interim Clemson coach Dabo Swinney.

  • Buford sports new, familiar look

    The Buford Yellow Jackets’ basketball program sports a new and familiar look for the 2008-09 season.

    Coach Jeff Moyer, who led the Jackets to an 8-16 mark, returns for his second season, while the Lady Jackets, 3-20 last winter, are guided by new coach T.J. Armbrust.

    Moyer said his team is molding into shape.

  • Trojans halt LHS hopes

     

    Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    ROCK HILL – Black Friday had a much different meaning for the 2008 Lancaster Bruins’ football season.

  • Bruins, Jackets posts wins in...

  • Lady Warriors' Hartley...

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior softball player Alyssa Hartley has built a reputation as a tireless worker in her career on the diamond.

    That work ethic paid a major dividend Monday afternoon when Hartley signed a softball scholarship to play at Lander University in the Indian Land High School media center.

    “Alyssa drew a lot of attention over the summer from college scouts watching our games,” said Marci Turso of the Charlotte Cobras’ summer softball team which included Hartley. “Alyssa is the heart and soul of our team.