Today's Sports

  • IL recognizes top spring athletes

    Indian Land High School capped its 2010 spring sports season honoring a host of Warriors athletes at the school’s spring sports awards May 24.

    Spring sports honors were presented in seven sports – boys and girls soccer, boys and girls track, baseball, softball and golf.

    Scholarship winners

    The IL Booster Club’s four scholarship winners were honored – Paige Brugh, Tyler Watkins, Trevor Jones and Mykela Hallums. Each received a $500 scholarship paid for by Showmars Booster Nights.

  • Lancers sign AJ's Beavers

    KERSHAW The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ soccer connection to the University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers program added a solid link Monday night.

    A year ago, Randy Jordan, the former AJ boys soccer coach who now guides the Lancers women’s soccer program, signed former AJ standouts Rachel Dippel and Sydney Hinson.

    The newest Lady Vols’ standout to join the royal blue and gold fold is Ashley Beavers.

  • Post 31 teams off to fast starts

    The Lancaster Post 31 baseball teams are going strong to open the 2010 baseball season.

    The 2-0 P-31 senior team, in its 67th season of play, posted a 15-6 win over Chester Post 27 on Wednesday night at Eggleton Field.

    Trevor Hammond, the Lancaster High School standout who is headed to the University of South Carolina at Lancaster to play baseball, went the distance in the game.

    Hammond, a right-hander,  notched 10 strikeouts and scattered 10 hits. He allowed two walks.

  • Hallman, Wells earn top honors...

    BUFORD Buford High School senior athletic aces Jena Hallman and Britt Wells, in their final sports activity at BHS, did what they often did – drew the maroon and gold spotlight.

    The Buford duo, each a three-sport star, earned recognition as the Jackets’ Athletes of the Year on Tuesday night at the BHS all-sports awards night in the school gym.

    Hallman, who cheered and played basketball and softball, earned BHS Female Athlete of the Year Award.

  • White whitewashes Blue

    The old football maxim says defense wins games.

    The 2010 Lancaster High School football game was the latest proof of the ageless grid claim Monday at the Bruins’ practice field at the Rice Athletic Complex.

    The White team posted an 8-0 win over the Blue squad in the annual clash.

    The game was originally set for Friday afternoon at Memorial Stadium, but a late afternoon rain washed out the action.

  • Homers boost P-31 win

    Lancaster Post 31 went the distance on the field and the scoreboard in the senior team’s 67th season opener Thursday night at Eggleton Field.

    P-31, seeking to rebound from an 11-13 finish last summer, used the long ball to boost its hopes in a 13-8 win over Camden Post 17.

    Camden held a 4-1 lead a third of the way through with the early three-run edge through three innings.

    Lancaster coach Tyler Anderson, in his first game as the Post 31 head coach, said his team didn’t panic in the early innings.

  • Bruins spring game reset for...

    The Lancaster Bruins' football team will be hoping to dodge a forecast of late-afternoon showers Monday in hopes of getting in their annual spring football game at Memorial Stadium.

    The Bruins, capping 10 days of spring practice, will hold their spring game at 5 p.m. Monday. The game was originally set for Friday, but late afternoon rain postponed the game to Monday.

    The game is open to the public and there's no admission.

  • Rain plagues P-31 baseball...

    Mother Nature is holding the upper hand on Lancaster Post 31 American Legion baseball play.

    Rain has played havoc with the recent P-31 schedule.

    Lancaster opened the senior team season with a 13-8 win over Camden Post 17 at Eggleton Field last Thursday, but since then, the rain has kept the P-31 teams off the field.

    The Lancaster Legion baseball program, which is in its 67th season of play, was scheduled to host its showcase game last Friday night, but a late-afternoon rain shower washed out the action.

  • Strickler wins Open Wheel...

    The Open Wheel Modified division returned to Lancaster Speedway on Saturday night, with Kyle  Strickler securing the big win.

    With the front row of Strickler and Hank Edwards,the fans were on their feet.

    When the green flag dropped, it was Strickler powering to the lead, with Edwards on his bumper. Strickler and Edwards put distance between them and the rest of the field. The man on the move was rear starter Rob McLaughlin.

  • Warriors' Sweatt signs to...

    INDIAN LAND Indian Land High School senior soccer player Patrick Sweatt said he knows he will have to step up his game for the next level, and he’s ready to meet the challenge.

    “Playing in college is going to be a new challenge,” Sweatt said. “It’s something I’ll need to be prepared for because it’s coming up quick.”

    The college soccer season features play in the fall as opposed to spring for the high school season.