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Today's Sports

  • Blackwell elated with 'Run...

    Those who follow sports often wonder what motivates some athletes to push themselves to their physical and mental limits.In the case of marathoner, Mark Blackwell, that’s an easy answer. His inspiration comes from someone who has touched his heart deeply – his nephew, the late Matt Blackwell.

  • CCA Crusaders capture state crown

    October 23 will go down as a red-letter day in the annals of Carolina Christian Academy athletics.The Crusaders, led by first-year coach Derrick Coley, captured the school's first-ever state volleyball championship.CCA, which finished 7-4, defeated Union Christian Day School of Union 3-1 to take the S.C.

  • Trio focus on playoffs

    Buford and Andrew Jackson are already in.Lancaster is bidding to join.The Jackets and Volunteers have made the Upper State football playoffs in their respective classifications and are hoping to stay alive.Lancaster has its eye on the postseason, needing a win to nail down its first playoff bid in eight seasons.Lancaster caps regular-season play with a Region IV-AAAA road trip to Pontiac to face Spring Valley.Buford and AJ are also on the road as they launch their postseason hopes.The Jackets have a familiar foe in Regio

  • Vols lasso Stallions, playoff bid

    BISHOPVILLE – Andrew Jackson combined a lethal dose of high-octane offense and a suffocating defense to throttle Lee Central 47-2 and claim a third seed in the Class AA Upper State football playoffs against Batesburg-Leesville.

  • Jackets take control early to...

    BUFORD – The Buford High School football team was looking to build momentum heading into the Class A Upper State playoffs on Friday night.

  • Bruins blank Blazers 9-0

    Give the Lancaster Bruins credit.

  • Devils ignite to blank Warriors

    GREAT FALLS – Great Falls blanked Indian Land 34-0 to end the Warriors’ season on a down note.The Warriors held Great Falls to only a touchdown in the opening period, but the Red Devils ignited for 27 second-quarter points on the way to the Conference III-A shutout victory.Great Falls, 7-3, 4-1, opened the scoring on its first possession.The Red Devils’ A.J.

  • Bruins' Thompson all-star...

    Lancaster High School senior linebacker Dawan Thompson is among the beach elite.Thompson, a two-year starter for the Bruins, has been selected to play in the 61st annual North-South All-Star football game to be played Dec. 13 at Myrtle Beach’s Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.“This is quite an honor for Dawan and we’re extremely thrilled for him,” LHS coach Bennie McMurray said of Thompson’s selection.

  • Catoe's ace play says it all

    Lancaster High School senior football standout Michael Catoe lets his actions speak for his success.Catoe, a three-sport ace at LHS, is soft-spoken with his signature smile, but on the field his play speaks volumes of a talented, versatile player.“He’s the total package,” said LHS head football coach Bennie McMurray. “Mike never says much, but he chooses to talk with his play and his body language says so much in terms of what he can do.

  • AJ Middle School beats Buford 30...

    Andrew Jackson Middle School capped a second straight unbeaten football season, downing county rival Buford Middle School 30-6 on Thursday at Volunteer Stadium.The Vols, 7-0, opened a 30-0 halftime lead and cruised to the 24-point win.Javaris Clyburn opened the Vols’ scoring, tallying on a one-yard run.