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Today's Sports

  • Turnovers costly in IL road...

    ERIC ROWELL

    For The Lancaster News

    RICHBURG - A wet, sloppy night proved costly for Indian Land as Lewisville defeated the visiting Warriors 19-6 in Conference III-A football play.

    Indian Land had two costly fumbles which led to 12 points for the opportunistic Lions.

    Lewisville opened the scoring on an Isaiah Johnson 30-yard scoring run on the Lions' first possession. Logan Pemberton's conversion kick was no good, leaving LHS up 6-0.

  • AJ stuffs Caps in 10-6 victory

    Kim Roberts

    For The Lancaster News

    COLUMBIA - Andrew Jackson's defense stopped Columbia quarterback Kevin Davis at the one-foot line on the last play of the rain-soaked game to preserve a heart-stopping 10-6 victory for the Volunteers in a key Region IV-AA football game.

    The Vols appeared poised to win the game when linebacker Kody Faulkenberry recovered a Caps' fumble at the AJ 9 with 2:10 left. AJ returned the favor, fumbling at the AJ 21 with 49 seconds left.

  • Mustangs blank Buford

    The South Middle School Mustangs scored a touchdown in each half on the way to a 16-0 football win over previously unbeaten Buford on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.South improved to 5-1 with the win. Buford fell to 5-1.South’s Rashawn Cloud picked off a screen pass and raced 70 yards with 35 seconds left in the half to snap a scoreless tie. J.J. Massey scored on the first of his two-point conversions to make it 8-0 at the half.In the second half, a Marqui Stanback interception set up SMS’s second score, a 27-yard run by Mardarius Bailey.

  • AJ's Wright has right stuff

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson first-year assistant football coach Danny Wright recalls those days during his Volunteers’ football career when his younger brother Daniel accompanied him to the Vols’ weight room.“Daniel was always trying to lift this one dumbbell,” said Danny Wright, a three-sport star for the Vols before graduating in 2000.“He’d struggle with it, but he kept telling me he was going to lift it,” Danny Wright said.If that weight symbolizes Daniel Wright’s Vols’ athletic career, then he

  • Teamwork key in Chamber tourney...

    Evan Scott said brother-in-law golf play proved to be the difference in his team’s success in the 21st annual Rub of the Green golf tournament Thursday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.Brother-in-law golf is solid alternating partner play in a match.“We’re not related, but we used brother-in-law golf to win here today,” Scott said of his team’s triumph in the tournament sponsored by the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce.Scott said the winning foursome, which included Reggie Starnes, Tom McDougal and Billy Moseley, te

  • Defending champs repeat victory

    The defending champions repeated the feat in the third annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament on Saturday at the Lancaster Golf Club.The team of Jeff Reynolds, the two-time club champion, along with former seniors club champion Danny Reynolds, Brian Turner and Douglas Pate teamed for a 14-under 58 over 18 holes to take the title for the second straight year.“The event went great,” said Rev. Steve Anglin, who coordinated the event. “We had over 40 hole sponsors.

  • Indian Land's Miller,...

    RICHBURG – Indian Land High School senior football standouts Chad Carlton and Keyadd Miller were the lone Lancaster County football players to earn accolades at the week seven meeting of the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association.Miller had a banner night in leading the Warriors to a 14-6 Conference III-A road win over McBee.Miller, selected the Division II defensive lineman of the week, racked up 12 tackles and a tackle for loss in the eight-point win over the Panthers.Carlton, named the Division II defensive player of the week,

  • Clemson fans not stunned by...

    Lancaster area Clemson University football fans said they weren’t stunned with the resignation of Tigers’ head football coach Tommy Bowden.Bowden, the Tigers’ head coach for the last 10 seasons, resigned Monday following meetings with Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips.“I really thought something was coming down,” said Kevin Sowell, a 1994 Clemson graduate and a 13-year member of IPTAY, Clemson’s athletic booster organization.

  • Inspired road Warriors tame...

    McBEE – The 2008 Indian Land High School football team has been true road Warriors this season.Friday night, an inspired Warrior team notched its third win away from home, downing Conference III-A foe McBee High School, 14-6 at the Panthers’ field.The emotional eight-point win came without Indian Land head coach Mike Mayer on the sidelines.

  • Jackets rebound, roll

    BUFORD – The Buford Yellow Jackets regained their football swagger, swarming the North Central Knights 38-0 on Friday night at BHS’s Jacket Stadium.The Jackets’ impressive Conference III-A win snapped a four-game skid and improved BHS’s mark to 3-4, 1-3.The Knights, 1-7, were unable to mount much of an offensive attack, forcing them to punt for a majority of the night.Buford didn’t waste any time in this one, posting its first touchdown early in the first quarter with a 13-yard scoring run from senior fullback Brent McAteer