Today's Sports

  • Lady Jackets jolt Raiders

    The Buford Lady Jackets rolled to their third straight postseason volleyball sweep in the Class AA Upper State playoffs on Wednesday, Nov. 4 in the BHS gym.
    Buford, 20-2, topped Region III-AA champion Keenan High School Raiders of Columbia, 3-0 – 25-20, 25-10 and 25-19.
    Buford senior standout Gabby Davis paced the Lady Jackets with 15 kills and an ace. Autumn Rabon posted 11 kills and eight blocks.
    Hanna Robinson notched six kills, two blocks and three aces in the Buford win.

  • Tiger fans happy, but take wait-...

    Lancaster area Clemson University football fans are elated with the team’s elite status, but at the same time are taking a wait-and-see approach with the first College Football Playoff poll, which has the unbeaten Tigers No. 1.
    Clemson, 8-0, 5-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, is atop the early poll, which will decide the final four for the 2015 College Football Playoff.
    The poll, which was released Tuesday, Nov. 3 for the first time in the 2015 season, will have its final poll for the national championship playoff Dec. 6.

  • Sumter Speedway presents Battle...

    Sumter Speedway is presenting The Battle Of The South on Saturday, Nov. 7.
    The night’s headliner will be the $1,000-to-win Mid-Atlantic Street Stock Series, paying $800 to win in the Stock 4 Division.
    Other divisions running will be SECA Crate Late Models, Super Street, Street Stock, Stock V8 and Extreme 4. Pits admission is $25 and $15 for the grandstands.
    In the stands, all active military, retired military and children, age 11 and under, are free.

  • Warriors honored at Tri-County...

    RICHBURG – Four Indian Land High School football players reaped honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg.
    Warriors’ junior running back Lee Massey earned the Div. II Offensive Player of the Week after he ran for 215 yards on 23 carries and scored two touchdowns as IL topped county foe Andrew Jackson, 48-27 at the Reservation.

  • AJ’s Cox earns Class AA all-...

    Andrew Jackson High School golfer Emily Cox earned Class AA all-state honors after playing in the Class AA girls state championship tournament at Black Bear Country Club in Longs.
    Cox shot a 151, 78-73, to place fourth overall in the Class AA girls state field.
    She represented Andrew Jackson High as an individual participant in the Class AA tournament.
    Bishop England’s Kathleen Sumner placed first with a 142 (72-70), while  Carly Lyvers from St Joseph’s of Greenville was second with a 148 (75-73).

  • Lady Bruins fall in Class AAA...

    The LHS girls tennis team fell to top-seeded Daniel High of Clemson in the opening round of the Class AAA girls state playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 29 at Daniel High School.
    The Lady Bruins fought valiantly but couldn’t overcome the experience of Daniel and fell 7-0.
    The LHS girls bright spots were the No. 3 and No. 4 singles players, Tiesha Shannon and Kate Muse.

  • County trio preps for football...

    No prep games this week doesn’t mean no work for the three Lancaster County football teams who are bound for the playoffs which open Nov. 13 for Class AA and AAA teams.
    Lancaster, Buford and Indian Land will be competing in the postseason tournament and all three began work this week in preparation for first-round games a week from Friday.
    Lancaster, 8-2 and the runner-up in Region III-AAA, will be at home for first-round play as the Bruins will face 6-4 Wren High School of Piedmont, the third-place team out of Region II-AAA.

  • Buford, AJ Vols advance

    Region IV-AA champion Buford High School posted its second straight sweep to advance to third-round play in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs Monday, Nov. 2.
    BHS prevailed, 25-22, 25-20 and 25-22.
    In game three, Buford fell behind early 11-4 and Liberty extended its lead to 19-9 on the Lady Jackets.
    BHS senior Gabby Davis served eight straight points to give Buford a 21-20 lead on the way to cap the sweep.
    In game two, Buford opened with a 4-0 lead, but Liberty rallied to forge a 12-5 edge on BHS.

  • Jackets rally to top Pride

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    Buford got back in the win column with a 28-21 win over Carolina Pride of Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, Oct. 30.

    The win halted a two-game skid and gave Buford a 6-4 overall record on the season. Carolina Pride, a faith-based team of home school and private school players, battled the Yellow Jackets in Buford’s final game of the regular season.

    Buford’s defense, a big part of the Jacket’s successful season, stood tall again.

  • Centurions’ charge seizes victory

    Robert Howey


    Call it the nightmare on Stadium Street.

    Broome, down 23-14 with less than two minutes to play, stormed back to take a 29-26 overtime win over the stunned Bruins on Friday, Oct. 30 – Halloween eve – at Memorial Stadium.

    LHS senior kicker Trevor Latham drilled a 35-yard field goal with 1:56 to play to give the No. 9 Bruins a 23-14 lead.

    From that point, the never-say-die Centurions, with a ghost of a chance to win, rallied to take the three-point comeback win in overtime.