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Today's Sports

  • Trojans hold off Jackets

     

    BEAUFORT – Buford’s last-ditch drive to deliver a stirring comeback win fell short at Whale Branch on Friday night.

    The Jackets, who held an early 21-3 lead, came up short in a tough 30-27 loss to the host WBHS Trojans in the opening round of the Class AA playoffs in Beaufort.

    BHS, down three, mounted a game-ending drive which ended at the Trojans’ 24 as senior quarterback Ryan Moore’s pass to the end zone fell incomplete on the game’s final play.

  • Vikings rush by Warriors, 48-23

     

    GREENWOOD – Coaches have often said that the way to win games is to run

    the ball and stop the run. It was mission accomplished for the Emerald

    Vikings on Friday night as they held Indian Land to -12 yards net rushing,

    had 49-484 rushing themselves, and between their two best backs,

    Keshawn Settles and Treshawn Chamberlain, averaged 12.4 yards a carry, and had six touchdowns.

  • South downs Rucker, 28-6

    The South Mustangs avenged their lone loss of the middle school football season, taking a 28-6 win over A.R. Rucker on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.
    In the teams’ first meeting last month, Rucker rallied from a 14-0 halftime deficit to take an 18-14 comeback win over the Mustangs.
    In the rematch, the Mustangs dashed to the 22-point victory.
    Fred Twitty, who scored a pair of touchdowns for South, sprinted 35 yards to give SMS a 6-0 lead at the half.

  • Band provided key support in...

    Charles Ussery
    For The Lancaster News

    In the fall of 1967, the Heath Springs High School Blue Devils football team won the Class C state championship with a 14-6 win over St. Stephen in Orangeburg.
    The Heath Springs High team, the Upper State champion, had great support, including the school’s band.
    Roxanna Candler Mobley, president of the 1967-68 Heath Springs High School marching band, shared her memories of the Heath Springs High championship season.

  • Treece triumphs for women’s title

    Mary Helen Treece shot a 162 to win the Lancaster Golf Club’s women’s championship earlier this month.
    Treece posted a seven-shot win after carding an 83-79 in the two-day tournament held Oct. 14-15 at the LGC.
    Treece and runner-up Kim Perry, a former Lancaster High School softball coach and physical education teacher, were tied after 27 holes, but Treece finished strong in the final nine holes.
    She had eight pars and a birdie on No. 15.

  • LHS volleyball honors top players

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins volleyball team honored a host of players at the team’s annual awards night on Tuesday.
    Senior captain Keiana Howze, a setter, earned the team’s Bruin Award for the 2017 season.
    Senior middle hitter Natalie Lewis, a senior, was presented the team’s Most Improved Player Award.
    Lydia Plyler, a team captain and junior middle hitter, was presented the Offensive Player of the Year.
    Team veteran Ashley Abbott, a senior captain and libero, was named the team’s Defensive Player of the Year.

  • Textron Off Road World Of...

    For the second straight weekend, the Dirt Track at Charlotte will be hosting a huge weekend of dirt track racing.
    One of the most popular racing scenes will be happening from Nov. 1-4.
    Race teams will be arriving at the race track on Nov. 1.
    Thursday will be qualifying and heat races for Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds, World Of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Car Series and The World Of Outlaws Super Late Models.
    On Friday night, the track will host last-chance qualifier races, heat races, D-mains, C-mains, B-mains and then the regular main event.

  • Griffins edge Warriors in OT

     

    WINNSBORO – The Indian Land Warriors fought hard against the Fairfield

    Central Griffins in Winnsboro Friday night, but the story remained the

    same for Indian Land: too many mistakes and turnovers led to a tough 14-13

    defeat in overtime.

    Defenses ruled the first half as the two teams combined for only 10 first downs. Indian Land did not have a first down in the first

    quarter and managed only eight yards. Fairfield Central, 7-3, 4-0, was not much

  • Blazers blunt Bruins' hopes

     BLYTHEWOOD – Ridge View emerged as the big man on campus Friday night after its first Friday night on-campus football game.

  • Black's field goal lifts...

     

    Buford finished a marathon game in the Black for a thrilling 45-42 triple overtime win over rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night at Volunteer Stadium.

    Buford junior kicker Jesse Black’s field goal in the third overtime sealed the Jackets’ win, and a place in the Class AA playoffs.

    BHS’s three-point victory ended the Volunteer season at 3-7.

    The rivals fought hard and tied the game at 28-28 at the end of regulation.