Today's Sports

  • LHS opens region play

    Lancaster joins the family fray with a major challenge Friday night.

    The Bruins, 5-1, will kick off Region IV-AAAA play as they venture to Rock Hill to battle the 4-2 South Pointe Stallions, the defending Class AAAA Div. II state champions.

    Lancaster’s clash with the Stallions marks its 2009 region opener.

    The rest of the county teams have already launched league play this season.

    Andrew Jackson, fresh off a 21-18 comeback victory over Eau Claire of Columbia in its region opener, hosts Keenan High of Columbia for the Vols’ homecoming game.

  • Jackets sack Knights


  • Lady Warriors net region tennis...

    The Indian Land High School Lady Warrior tennis team defeated the McBee High School Lady Panthers 6-1 in a match Oct. 1 at the Sun City tennis facility.

    The IL win means Lady Warriors won the region title.

    Hannah Shoemaker (IL) def. Christy McCormick (M), 6-2, 6-2

    Haley Hunter (IL) def. Haylee Melton (M) 6-4, 6-2

    Julia Greiner (IL) def. Hannah Hawkins (M), 6-3, 6-2

    Samantha Johnson (M) def. Hannah Hunter (IL), 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

    Kim Koenig (IL) def. Cara Moore 6-7 (5-7), 7-5, 12-10 (match tiebreaker)

  • LMS hosting Carolina Clash on...

    Carolina Clash Racing Series will roll into Lancaster Speedway Saturday when the Clash will run its fifth race for the Chase for the Cup.

    The race, which was rained out last month at LMS, is a 50-lap, $5,000 to win special event.

    “With the points still close, we expect a lot of the top 10 drivers, plus other big names for this event,” a LMS official said about the race.

    Chris “Fergy” Ferguson took the checkers at Fayetteville Motor Speedway on Oct. 3.

    Latest Clash points:

    1. Jeff Smith, 3,735

    2. Ricky Weeks, 3,693

  • Williams anchors LHS line

    If there’s one fact Lancaster High School offensive line coach Joe Watson can count on from Bruins’ senior tackle Brian Williams, it’s a dirty uniform.

    “If you’re an offensive lineman and your uniform is clean at the end of the game, then something isn’t quite right,” Watson said. “For Brian, we can count on a dirty uniform.

  • IL Warriors’ trio...

    Indian Land High School football players dominated the Division II awards presented Tuesday at the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting.

    Warriors’ senior quarterback Josh Camarire, lineman Josh Gray and Trey Barjona reaped top honors at the coaches weekly meeting held at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg.

    Indian Land, 3-2 overall, launched Conference III-A play with a 42-6 win over North Central at the IL Reservation on Friday night.

  • USCL to host Rising Stars youth...

    University of South Carolina at Lancaster tennis coach Brian Clark is hoping to grow the sport in the Lancaster area.

    One way is to reach out to youth, which Clark did with a host of weekly camps over the summer.

    He plans to continue his effort with the Rising Stars at USC-Lancaster tennis tournament, a U.S. Tennis Association event for beginner youth players.

    “This tournament is for players who are beginning tennis and looking to play in their first USTA tournament,” Clark said.

  • Red Devils ignite, swat Jackets...

    BUFORD The Great Falls Red Devils showed Friday night there’s still life in the GFHS football program.

    Great Falls, which lost its first four games and entered the game with a 1-5 record, ignited in the second half to take a 30-13 Conference III-A win over host Buford.

    The game was a close contest through the first half, but the scoreboard begged to differ at the final horn.

    The Jackets stung first, with a one-yard touchdown run by BHS senior quarterback Britt Wells.

  • Chesterfield Rams' air...

    CHESTERFIELD The pass-happy Chesterfield High football team was productive Friday night and created no glee for visiting Indian Land.

    The Rams passed their way to a 48-0 home win over the Warriors in Conference III-A play.

    Coach Steve Taneyhill’s CHS team went to the air for their first 35 plays on the way to the win.

    Rams’ junior quarterback Seth Truesdale aired it out, with six touchdown passes in the game.

  • Bruins flog Falcons 35-6

    FORT MILL Locked in a defensive battle, Lancaster found the key to its offensive attack – a productive ground game – in taking a 35-6 win over Nation Ford at the Falcons’ stadium on Friday night.

    LHS, clinging to a 7-6 halftime spread, ignited in the second half when the Bruins took control behind senior tailback Zed Truesdale and quarterback Matt Reese.

    Truesdale, who has topped the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season, ran for 176 yards on 28 carries to trigger the Bruins to the 29-point win.