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Today's Sports

  • Burns Ford wins Rub of the Green

    The Burns Ford team, led by captain Bobby Young, rode to victory in the annual Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament at Carolina Lakes Golf Club in Sun City on Oct. 12.

    The Young team, which included Drew Walters, Scott Caskey and Tyler Young, teamed to shoot a 49 for a two-shot win.

    Walters, in a recent outing, was coming off tying the course record at the Lancaster Golf Club with a 10-under 62.

    “We played consistent,” Bobby Young said. “We hit our drives long and straight.

  • Rams charge by Vols, 47-15

     

    CHESTERFIELD – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers’ running game came directly into the passing game of the Chesterfield Rams, and the Vols came up short in a 47-15 road loss.

    The fast-starting Rams, ranked 10th in the latest Class AA state football poll, grabbed the lead early and never yielded on the way to the 32-point Region IV-AA win. The game was closest at the end of the first quarter when the Vols trailed 9-8.

  • Buford holds off Knights for...

     

    BUFORD – Buford held off a hard-charging North Central Knights team that took the Yellow Jackets to the wire Friday night at Buford Stadium.

    Buford recovered a clutch onside kick with 1:14 left to seal the 41-36 win for the Jackets’ sixth victory of the season on BHS Senior Night.

    The Knights outscored 11th-ranked Buford 24-13 in the second half behind the passing of quarterback Bubba Williamson. Williamson threw four TD passes in the final half, but ran out of time.

  • Talented Stallions dash by Bruins

     

    ROCK HILL – The Lancaster Battlin’ Bruins, living up to their nickname as much as anytime on the 2017 football season, gave it a good shot, but top-rated South Pointe had too much firepower in a 45-10 win on Friday night.

    The Stallions, ranked No. 5 nationally with an 8-0, 3-0 mark, celebrated their homecoming win later than expected due to the Bruins’ game effort.

    SPHS, up 31-10 and in control, sealed the game with two quick touchdowns in the final period.

  • USCL sets youth swimming lessons

     

     

    Youth swimming lessons at the Gregory Health and Wellness Center pool at USC Lancaster will be held Oct. 16-Nov.9.

    Classes meet Monday and Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 6:30, and 6:30 p.m. to 7.

    The Tuesday-Thursday classes are 6 p.m. to 6:30 and 6:30 p.m. to 7.

    Classes offered are aqua-tot, level 1, level 2 and level 3.

    Classes meet twice a week for four weeks.

  • Rams’ late charge decks Jackets

     

    BUFORD – The No. 11 Chesterfield Rams out-paced ninth-ranked Buford at Jackets Stadium, handing BHS its second consecutive Region IV-AA loss, 31-14 on Friday night.

    Buford, 5-2, led early, but let the game slip away late in the final period.

    All knotted at 14 to start the final quarter, Chesterfield took the early fourth-quarter lead when Travis Bowen scored on a four-yard run.

  • Bruins charge by Cavs

     Lancaster hasn’t had much to smile about at home this season, but the Bruins’ 2017 homecoming was happy.

  • Vols roll over Red Devils

     KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers got back on track in a big way Friday night.

  • Fincher doubles downs for win

    The Lancaster Super Speedway Fall Finale capped the 2017 LSS racing season at the big half-mile track Saturday night.

    The race proved to be huge for Chris Fincher as he doubled down on wins in the Renegade and Pure Stock V8 Division.

    In the Renegade main event, the front row had Fincher and Elliott Miller.

    When the green flag fell to start the race, Fincher, Miller, Kody Roach and Matthew Thrower battled for the lead entering turn one.

    Exiting turn two, the race was still a four-car lead battle between Fincher, Miller, Roach and Thrower.

  • Cycs’ late score nets narrow win

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors opened region play against Class AAA’s fifth-ranked team, the Chester Cyclones.

    The Warriors gave Chester all they could handle and more, losing in the final seconds to the talented Cyclones, 35-34.

    Chester, 6-1, scored the clincher with 13.3 seconds to take the narrow win.

    Neither team could do anything on their first drive.