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Today's Sports

  • Warriors sweep rival Jackets in...

    BUFORD – Indian Land prevailed in a pair of thrillers to cap regular-season Conference III-A basketball play in a sweep of county rival Buford on Thursday night.

    The Conference III-A champion Indian Land girls put the finishing touches on a perfect league mark, but not without a battle in a 46-43 win over the upset-minded the Lady Jackets.

    In the nightcap, the IL boys rallied to notch a 48-41 win over Buford.

    The opener was a battle to the wire, with Buford looking to pull the upset.

    The Lady Warriors held off Buford for the three-point win.

  • Lancaster wins, nets playoff...

    The Lancaster High School Bruins secured a Class AAAA Upper State basketball playoff berth with a thrilling 45-42 home win over Blythewood on Tuesday night.

    In fitting fashion on Bruins senior night, LHS senior Michael Catoe hit two free throws with 13.4 seconds left to lift Lancaster to the three-point win.

    “Catoe stepped up big for us tonight,” LHS coach Ricardo Priester said. “I'm happy for our seniors because they've been there for us all season.”

  • Lady Warriors rally for crown

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors rallied late to wrap up the Conference III-A girls basketball championship on Tuesday night with a 63-60 win over Chesterfield.

    IL, 11-0 in conference play, saw the Lady Rams rally from an early deficit to take the lead midway the final period, but the Lady Warriors responded in the clutch to earn the win.

    Victoria McVicker hit a layup with 5:41 to play to put CHS up 51-50.

    Later in the period in a pivotal sequence, the Lady Warriors, down 56-54, reeled off six straight points to forge a 60-56 lead.

  • Lancers start strong

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster baseball team launched a new era in Lancers’ athletics in sweeping fashion Friday afternoon.

    USC-L took a doubleheader from Prince’s George Community College at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The sweep featured a thrilling 3-2 comeback win in the opener and a six-inning shutout rout in the nightcap.

  • Wells, Thompson enjoy all-star...

    MYRTLE BEACH A week at the beach ended with a loss, but Buford High School head football coach Mike Wells  and Lancaster High School linebacker Dawan Thompson still sported smiles Saturday afternoon.

    Wells and Thompson were members of the North stars in the 61st annual North-South All-Star football game at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. The South stars, snapping a three-game skid, notched a 24-14 win over the North in the game which draws the top senior football players from across the state to the Grand Strand.

  • Lancers split with Stanley, host...

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster baseball team dropped its first-ever loss, falling in the second game of a home twin bill with Stanley (N.C.) Community College on Friday afternoon at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The Lancers, 3-1, opened the doubleheader, blanking Stanley 10-0 in five innings before dropping a 10-3 loss in the nightcap.

  • Warriors top Lions twice

    RICHBURG – The Indian Land Warriors were on the money in their Conference III-A 2009 basketball opener in Richburg.

    The Warriors took two from the host Lewsiville Lions, with both IL teams prevailing in convincing fashion Friday night.

    The Warriors capped the sweep with a 64-46 win after the Lady Warriors scalped the Lewisville girls 56-14.

    In the nightcap, the Warriors forged an early lead and steadily pulled away for the 18-point win.

  • Bruins capture Throroughbred...

    The Lancaster Bruins are the stallions of the 2008 Thoroughbred Classic.

    The Bruins capped play in the three-day boys holiday basketball tournament, taking a 48-43 win over Class AAA Battery Creek High School of Beaufort on Tuesday night at South Aiken High School.

    Lancaster, 7-5, was paced by junior guard Gerard Brace, who scored 11 points – all in the second half, to pace LHS to the five-point win.

    Brace hit four consecutive free throws in the final period to help the Bruins pull away down the stretch and lift LHS to the victory.

  • Late flurry fuels Devils

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson seriously flirted with an upset of Class A powerhouse Great Falls on Monday night, but the Red Devils used a serious run to take a 53-43 comeback win over the Vols.

    AJ, which held a 26-25 edge with a period to play, saw the Red Devils open the pivotal final period with a key 16-0 run to forge a 41-26 lead on the way to the win in the title game of the Comporium Christmas Classic.