Today's Sports

  • IL hoops hopes high

    The Indian Land High School basketball teams have high hopes for the 2009-10 hoops campaign.

    The Lady Warriors, rated No. 2 in the Class A preseason poll, are focused on a state title run.

    The Warriors’ boys are bidding to earn a postseason bid after missing out last winter.

    Coach Tamara Jacobus, who led IL to a 19-6 mark including a 12-0 record for the Conference III-A title, returns a veteran squad which advanced to the second round last season.

  • Development of young wrestlers...

    Indian Land High veteran wrestling coach Mike Kersey said the development of a host of young wrestlers will have an impact on the Warriors’ hopes this season.

    Kersey, in his ninth season at IL, has back 10 returnees from the 21-12 team to build his 2009-10 squad around.

    “We have a good group back, but we will be inexperienced at some weight classes,” Kersey said. “We make take our lumps early in the season, but we hope by the end of the year, our new guys will be competing at a high level.”

  • LMS honors points champions at...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway capped its season with the track’s awards night at the Lancaster American Legion Building on Nov. 21.

    LMS, in its 55th season, presented awards for points champions and the top five in points.

    A host of other awards were presented during the banquet.

    u Limited Late Model top 5 – 1. Mike Huey, 2. Steve Davis, 3. David Yandle, 4. Chad Paxton, 5. Andy Blackwood.

    The Limited Late Model division was stopped halfway through the 2009 racing season due to limited cars racing.

  • North takes 4-0 win in pee wee...

    The North pee wee all-stars took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three Lancaster County Parks and Recreation youth soccer tournament on Monday night.

    The North stars built a 2-0 halftime edge on the way to the shutout win at the Melvin L. Steele Soccer Complex.

    The North stars spread their scoring as four different players tallied in the win.

    Adam Deese tallied on a direct kick for a 1-0 North lead and Colby Faulkenberry later scored for a 2-0 advantage.

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  • Buford cheer top 10 in state...

    The Buford High School cheer squad didn’t bring home the gold, but Jackets’ coach Julie Thompson was still proud of the BHS effort in the Class AA state cheer finals.

    Buford, with 199 points, placed 10th in the 13-team field.

    “To be in the state’s top 10 in any high school sport is what you shoot for,” Thompson said. “We beat three Class AA schools to finish No. 10 at the state, so we have to be happy about that. Naturally, you want to be No. 1, but there’s a lot of teams who would like to be where we finished this season.”

  • Bruins, Vols notch wins

    BUFORD Lancaster and Andrew Jackson notched first-round wins to open play in the second annual Jacket Invitational preseason boys basketball tournament at Buford High School on Monday night.

    Lancaster and AJ each advanced to the tournament semifinals with wins.

    Lancaster placed four players in double figures on the way to an 89-52 win over Class AA Cheraw in the evening’s opening session.

    LHS held a 16-13 edge after one period before breaking open the game with a 32-17 second-quarter run to take a 48-30 intermission advantage on the Braves.