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Today's Sports

  • Trevor Banks leads LJGA in...

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association posted its best showing in chapter history at the Thomas D. Todd state tournament at the Pickens Country Club on Aug. 16-17.Buford High senior golfer Trevor Banks, the Class AA state medalist last spring, won the boys 15-18 division, shooting a 139 (72-67) over 18 holes from the white tees.

  • Bruins claw back, top AJ

    The Lancaster Bruins, in aroused bear fashion, clawed out a 31-6 win over county rival Andrew Jackson at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.LHS, up 7-0 at the half, ignited for two key second-half touchdowns to take control on the way to the 25-point win.The Vols, after yielding a quick score on the Bruins’ first possession with Zed Truesdale dashing six yards for a touchdown to cap a five-play, 49-yard march, played tough to set the stage for the game to be decided in the second half.LHS, which rolled up 383 yards total offense, struck in a hurry a

  • Jackes hold off Warriors for 14-...

    BUFORD – Opening night was a good one for the Buford Yellow Jackets, as they notched a hard-fought 14-6 win over fierce county rival Indian Land on Friday.The Jackets started junior Britt Wells at quarterback after senior Will Ford separated a shoulder at the Kickoff Classic Jamboree last week at Indian Land.Wells looked comfortable leading the offense, and his father, BHS head coach Mike Wells, was pleased.“I figured he would be really nervous coming in on such short notice, but he didn’t look it at all,” Wells said.M

  • Cow's dash adds to Buford...

    The Buford High School Booster Club’s annual Meet the Jackets had a little more excitement than expected last Saturday.When Don Dease’s cow, Jezebel, was in the process of returning to her stall after her “drop,” she had other ideas and bolted into the woods below the school.“There was about a two-foot opening in the fence and the cow went for it,” BHS Booster Club president Monty Craig said.Through Sunday night, the wandering bovine had not been found.“I think Don was taking a trough of feed to the w

  • Center's snap for Shannon

    BUFORD – Seeing senior Matthew Shannon start on the offensive line this fall will be nothing new for Buford Yellow Jackets’ football fans. Shannon has started each of the past three years.He just won’t be at his former tackle position. He’s moved to center in the middle of the BHS offensive attack.But don’t worry, Yellow Jackets’ faithful.

  • Foursome posts three-shot win in...

    The winning foursome notched a three-shot win to capture the title in the sixth annual Diabetes Education Clinic golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday.The foursome of Scott Helms, Tim Brown, Kyle Wilson and Richard Watson posted a 48.6 to take top honors and the $1,000 prize.The battle for second place was closer as the team of Nick Watson, Justin Hallman, Catherine Small and Garrett Knight carded a 51.5 to take $500. The third-place team was close on their heels with a 51.6.

  • Langley claims first young guns...

    Josh Langley captured his first win in the young guns main event to highlight an action-packed night at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.As soon as the green flag fell, it was Langley jumping to the lead with “Little Looney,” Andrew Blackwood, in second.Langley was determined to take home his first win and did not let any driver get in his way. Langley led lap after lap and took home his first win.

  • Crawford in elite field

    Lancaster native Laura Crawford will play in the World University Golf Championship in South Africa as part of the World University Games.Crawford, a graduate of Wake Forest University where she played golf for the Lady Demon Deacons, left today to play in the tournament which opens Tuesday in Sun City, South Africa.“I’m real excited about playing and I feel it will be a great experience,” said Crawford, 22.

  • County pride at stake in openers

    The 2008 Lancaster County high school football season kicks off in a big way Friday night.County pride will be the major stakes in games involving the four teams.Lancaster will host county rival Andrew Jackson, while Buford will be at home to face Indian Land.The Bruins vs.

  • Grid history at fifth Classic

    The fifth Kickoff Classic had a twist of history Friday night in the Panhandle. The game marked the first time Indian Land High School had served as host.