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Today's Sports

  • Vols sweep by visiting Knights

    Andrew Jackson tuned for Conference IV-AA play, sweeping Class A foe North Central on the hardwood Tuesday night.

    The Lady Vols opened play with a 32-23 win and the AJ boys followed with a 58-46 win over the Knights.

    In the second game, AJ bolted to a 17-7 first-period lead, but the Knights, on a 26-21 surge, sliced the AJ edge to 38-33 with a period to play.

    The Vols held a 28-19 lead at the break, but NC rallied to make it a five-point game with eight minutes to play.

  • Icy conditions halt winter...

    Icy road conditions, which postponed classes in the Lancaster County School District on Tuesday, also put a halt to high school winter sports action for Tuesday night.

    County school district policy calls for the cancellation of  school-related events with the postponement of classes.

    Lancaster High School athletic director Mark Strickland said the Bruins had two events canceled for Tuesday night.

    LHS’s Region IV-AAAA road basketball game with Ridge View High School was postponed to Saturday at noon.

  • Bruins rally to down Demons

    The Lancaster Bruins rallied in the second half to notch a 62-56 win over Class AAA Lugoff-Elgin on Tuesday night.

    The Bruins' six-point win gave LHS a sweep after the Lady Bruins took a 53-30 win.

    L-E held a 31-30 lead at the break, but the Bruins used an 18-7 third-period spree to take a 48-38 lead with a period to play.

    “I was proud of our effort,” LHS coach Ricardo Priester said. “We were very efficient. I thought we overcame mistakes and made some big plays.”

  • Bruins rally, down L-E

    The Lancaster Bruins rallied in the second half to notch a 62-56 win over Class AAA Lugoff-Elgin on Tuesday night.

    The Bruins’ six-point win gave LHS a sweep after the Lady Bruins took a 53-50 win in the varsity opener.

    L-E held a 31-30 lead at the break, but the Bruins used an 18-7 third-period spree to take a 48-38 lead with a period to play.

    “I was proud of our effort,” LHS coach Ricardo Priester said. “We were very efficient. I thought we overcame mistakes and made some big plays.”

  • Warriors wrestlers scalp Class...

    The second-ranked Indian Land Warriors upped their mat mark to 18-11 with a 60-24 win over Class AAAA foe York on Tuesday night.

    The IL wrestlers used four straight wins in the middle part of their lineup to post the win over the Cougars.

    The match was stalemated at 12-all, but the IL middle weights of Jared Smith, Jonathan Rowe, Logan Creed and Will Pendleton each posted a fall to boost the Warriors to an insurmountable 36-12 lead.

  • Buford's McAteer signs to...

    BUFORD – The Lancaster County football connection to Newberry College added a solid link Thursday morning.

    Hard-nosed Buford High School senior running back Brent McAteer, a 5-10, 210-pounder, signed to play at Newberry College.

    “Brent has worked hard on the field and in the weight room the last three years and that work put him in position to have this opportunity to take his career to the next level,” Buford High School football coach Mike Wells said.

  • LHS, AJ boys begin playoffs
  • LHS wrestlers clip Eagles in...

    The Lancaster High School wrestling team rebounded with a solid win over Class AA foe Central of Pageland at the Eagles’ gym on Thursday.

    The Bruins, who improved to 3-6, rolled to a 57-24 win. LHS’s 33-point win avenged a  41-39 home loss to Central last month.

    The Bruins posted six pins en route to the win.

    Gabe Campo, Justin Harper, Joe Craig, Donald Heath, Dawan Thompson and Clay Rollings each had a pin for LHS.

    Cody Pate had a decision, while Jeff Strickland, Quanterious Degraffenreid and Marshawn Rhoney each prevailed on forfeits.

  • Pardue nominated for Red Zone...

    Andrew Jackson High School senior quarterback Daniel Pardue has been nominated as an Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year.

    As a result of this achievement, Pardue is among a select group of players who are eligible to be selected as a national Red Zone Player of the Year and be honored in a full-page feature in USA Today in February.

    Pardue, a three-year starter for the Vols, guided AJ to a 5-6 record, a third-place finish in Conference IV-AA and a first-round Class AA Upper State playoff berth.

  • Powell to lead Lancaster County...

    Glenda Powell has made history.

    Powell, an avid University of South Carolina fan and a longtime member of the Lancaster County Gamecock Club, is the first woman to lead the local chapter of the USC athletic booster organization.

    Powell was elected at a recent Lancaster County Gamecock Club business meeting.

    She replaces longtime Lancaster County Gamecock Club president Billy Crenshaw.

    Crenshaw, a Lancaster contractor, has served as the local Gamecock Club president for 25 years.