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Today's Sports

  • Fort Mill rallies, tops Post 31

    Fort Mill foiled Lancaster Post 31’s opener in League V Legion baseball play with a 13-11 win over P-31 on Monday night.Lancaster, 2-3, 0-1, held a 9-1 lead after six innings and needed two runs to close out Post 43, but the Fort Mill team fought back.Post 43, seeking to rebound from a 6-14 mark of last season, scored six in the seventh inning to make it 9-7.

  • Funderburk to lead Buford

    Eric Funderburk is headed for home.Funderburk, a former Buford High School three-sport standout, is returning to the Jackets as the BHS head baseball coach.Funderburk, 36, comes to Buford after serving the last 10 years with the Lancaster High School baseball program.“We’re extremely excited about Eric coming to lead our baseball program,” Buford High School principal Jonathan Phipps said. “He’s coming home and we couldn’t be happier for him.

  • Post 31 faces Fort Mill in...

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team will seek to get back on track when they open their League V American League baseball schedule Monday night at home.Lancaster Post 31, in its League V opener at 7 p.m., takes on Fort Mill Post 43. Fort Mill is seeking to rebound from a 6-14 mark of last season.The Fort Mill Post 43 Legion baseball roster includes several Indian Land High School area players.Lancaster, 2-2, dropped an 11-1 home loss to Sumter on Thursday night.

  • Clyburn pleased with Vols'...

    KERSHAW – New Andrew Jackson High School head football coach Louis Clyburn said the Volunteers’ football program is “progressing nicely.”

  • Warriors honor standouts,...

    INDIAN LAND – The annual Indian Land High School winter-spring sports awards night in the Warriors’ gym on Wednesday night made for an eventful occasion.A host of athletes garnered honors producing smiles, handshakes and hugs.During the night, the mood changed as the Warriors paused to honor late soccer player Derek Hammaker, who died in an auto accident just prior to the start of preseason drills.Hammaker’s family was presented his framed IL No.

  • Faile leads AJ honorees

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School junior soccer player Jason Faile was quite active during the Volunteers’ stellar 19-2 season.Faile’s ace play this season was reflected in the Vols’ spring sports awards night in the AJ cafeteria on Monday.Faile, who scored 27 goals including six game winners, tallied his share of honors during the awards.He was named the AJ Athlete of Year in an award presented by the Kershaw News-Era and H&H Chevrolet.Faile, during the AJ soccer awards, earned Class AA all-state and all-region lau

  • CPTC nets 55 ribbons in meet...

    The Columbus Parker Track Club earned 55 ribbons in its first meet this season held at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte on May 3.The club is coached by Arthur Benjamin and Dorothy Spartt-Ingram, with assistance from Tyger Ingram, a 16-year member of the club.Team parents are Shirley Truesdale and Charlotte Davis who have youngsters competing on the team.The CPTC roster includes 112 members.The coaches would like to thank their donors and their primary funding source, the J.

  • Wildcats capture tournament title

    Carolina Wildcats, a Lancaster area 16U boys basketball AAU team, recently won the Pre-Memorial Day Invitational held in Forest City, N.C., on May 16-18.

  • Warrior wrestling deserves...

    Moving cafeteria chairs and tables, moving mats from school to school and maneuvering old weight room equipment before practice – this is what has gone on for the last seven seasons at Indian Land Elementary and Middle schools as the one of the most successful high school teams in the county, the ILHS wrestling team, scrambles to find a place in which to practice.

    This team, with season records like 17-7, 17-5, and 20-5 the last three years, has broken win records and consistently dominated the competition in the area.

  • Pineville foils Post 31 twice

    Pineville Post 337 played the spoiler twice on Wednesday night in American Legion baseball.The Pineville senior team rolled to a 16-3 win over Lancaster at Harvey Eggleton Field in the P-31 home opener.The Lancaster Post 31 Legion junior team also fell to Pineville, which took a 12-9 home win over the P-31 team.In the senior game at Lancaster, Pineville scored at least one run in every inning but one on the way to the 13-run win.Lancaster used three pitchers in the game as Jordan Workman, Evan Byrd and Tyler Vaughn each worked the mound.