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Today's Sports

  • Paul presented Waters Award

    The Presbyterian College athletic department recently honored two alumni with the school’s prestigious Bob Waters Award.The 2008 Bob Waters Award recipients are University of North Carolina men’s tennis coach Sam Paul (PC 1983) and Wingate University women’s basketball coach Barbara Frady Nelson (PC 1985).Paul is a Lancaster native and graduate of Lancaster High where he won a Class AAAA individual state title in 1979.The presentation was made when the Blue Hose battled Western Carolina University at Bailey Memorial Stadium earlier th

  • Bruins, Vols face elite foes

    Lancaster and Andrew Jackson will be battling the elite in week nine high school football play this week.The Bruins will challenge No.

  • Lancers golfers compete in...

    The USCL Lancer golf team carded a 639 total at the Links O’Tryon Golf Club in Campobello on Oct. 6-7.Brevard College, a NCAA Division II school, won the event with a 582 total, which included a two-under par performance on day two.Daniel Hardy, of host Spartanburg Methodist College, was the medalist with a 141 (72-69).Tyler Young led the Lancers with a 155 total (81-74). Skip Small was second at 156 (81-75).

  • 'Run for One' marathon...

    Mark Blackwell is bringing his “Run for One” to Lancaster County with a special theme.The marathon, a 51-mile run, is set for Saturday.Mark Blackwell, the uncle of the late Matt Blackwell, is an avid marathoner.The “Run for One,” in its fourth year, has raised $12,000 for the youth of Lancaster County.Matt Blackwell died in an auto accident in May of 2001.“Matt was an exceptional young man, active in his community and church, an excellent athlete in many sports and a team player whose sportsmanship and

  • Panthers spoil Jackets'...

    Chance Bowers

    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD - The Friday night lights in Buford hosted the McBee Panthers this week and the visitors went home the victors with an 18-0 win.

    It was homecoming night for the Yellow Jackets, as Jordan Boone took home the crown. The night quickly became bitter-sweet for the host Jackets, however, as they were blanked by the Panthers 18-0.

    The Panthers posted their first points on the night with 6:54 remaining in the first quarter when MHS ace running back Justin Bristow toted the football into the end zone from two yards out.

  • Clark's dash delivers win

    Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    BLYTHEWOOD – Lancaster High senior running back Jamias Clark’s “shot” in this Kansas Shootout left the Bruins standing tall and proud in a thrilling 13-10 Region IV-AAAA football road win over Blythewood on Friday night.

    Clark capped the LHS comeback victory, blasting through a right-side hole on a five-yard sprint to lift the Bruins, 6-2, 1-1, to the three-point win in overtime, also known as a Kansas Shootout.

  • Turnovers costly in IL road...

    ERIC ROWELL

    For The Lancaster News

    RICHBURG - A wet, sloppy night proved costly for Indian Land as Lewisville defeated the visiting Warriors 19-6 in Conference III-A football play.

    Indian Land had two costly fumbles which led to 12 points for the opportunistic Lions.

    Lewisville opened the scoring on an Isaiah Johnson 30-yard scoring run on the Lions' first possession. Logan Pemberton's conversion kick was no good, leaving LHS up 6-0.

  • AJ stuffs Caps in 10-6 victory

    Kim Roberts

    For The Lancaster News

    COLUMBIA - Andrew Jackson's defense stopped Columbia quarterback Kevin Davis at the one-foot line on the last play of the rain-soaked game to preserve a heart-stopping 10-6 victory for the Volunteers in a key Region IV-AA football game.

    The Vols appeared poised to win the game when linebacker Kody Faulkenberry recovered a Caps' fumble at the AJ 9 with 2:10 left. AJ returned the favor, fumbling at the AJ 21 with 49 seconds left.

  • Mustangs blank Buford

    The South Middle School Mustangs scored a touchdown in each half on the way to a 16-0 football win over previously unbeaten Buford on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.South improved to 5-1 with the win. Buford fell to 5-1.South’s Rashawn Cloud picked off a screen pass and raced 70 yards with 35 seconds left in the half to snap a scoreless tie. J.J. Massey scored on the first of his two-point conversions to make it 8-0 at the half.In the second half, a Marqui Stanback interception set up SMS’s second score, a 27-yard run by Mardarius Bailey.

  • AJ's Wright has right stuff

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson first-year assistant football coach Danny Wright recalls those days during his Volunteers’ football career when his younger brother Daniel accompanied him to the Vols’ weight room.“Daniel was always trying to lift this one dumbbell,” said Danny Wright, a three-sport star for the Vols before graduating in 2000.“He’d struggle with it, but he kept telling me he was going to lift it,” Danny Wright said.If that weight symbolizes Daniel Wright’s Vols’ athletic career, then he