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Today's Sports

  • Swimmers looking to continue...

    The 2017 Lancaster High School swim team has high hopes for the fall season.

    The LHS team, which draws swimmers from the four county high schools and three county middle schools, returns a host of experienced performers from last season.

    LHS, 7-1 last season, returns 13 girls and nine boys from a team which fashioned top 10 showings at the Class AAAA state meet.

    The LHS girls were seventh in the 22-team state field, while the boys were ninth out of 22 teams.

  • Thornwell youth hoops camp set...

    The first Sindarius Thornwell youth basketball camp is Saturday for youngsters, ages kindergarten to high school seniors.

    The camp for grades kindergarten, age 5, to third graders is 9 a.m. to noon at the Lancaster Recreation Department, 260 South Plantation Road.

    The camp, for grades fourth to high school seniors, is 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 in the Lancaster High School gym, 617 Normandy Road.

    The cost is $35 per person

  • Catoe, Sistare doubling their...

    Singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper sang “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” and last week in the 2017 debut of The Lancaster News Pigskin Picks, two girls – Lori Sistare “Bright” and Mandy Catoe had their share of fun.

    Sistare, TLN’s advertising team sales leader, and correspondent Catoe launched the season laughing all the way to the top spot.

    Each gal went a glowing 15-5 to open the new Picks season.

  • Small sparks Buford to big win

     

    BUFORD – In a game billed the “Fire Ant Bowl,” it was only fitting a Small player, potent in his play and offensive sting, come up big for a huge Buford High School football win Monday night at Jackets Stadium.

    Buford senior halfback Dalton Small sparked the inspired Jackets, 4-0, to a 28-27 Monday night football win over Lee Central of Bishopville, which came into the game unbeaten and ranked No. 5 in the latest Class AA state media poll.

  • Buford tops No. 5 Stallions

    Unbeaten Buford, 4-0, knocked off the No. 5 Lee Central Stallions, 28-27 at BHS on Monday night.

  • Buford faces Lee Central tonight

    Buford High School has rescheduled its varsity football game with Lee Central, which was postponed Friday night because of an infestation of fire ants at Lee Central's stadium.

    The game will be played at 6:30 p.m. today (Monday, Sept. 18) at Buford's stadium.

  • Falcons edge Bruins, 14-7

     

    The game wasn’t a thing of football beauty, but Nation Ford coach Michael Allen was all for the taking.

    He had to be.

    The Falcons, at Lancaster Memorial Stadium on Friday night, were in quest of their first win on the season and they went home victors with a tough 14-7 non-region win.

    “It’s a ‘W,’ ” said Allen after addressing his Falcons’ team.

    All the scoring came in the first half as the Falcons built their seven-point edge.

  • Vols blank Knights, 28-0

     

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened Region IV-AA play in a big way, rolling to a 28-0 home win over the rival North Central Knights on Friday night.

    The 2-2 Vols, with a strong running game – 283 yards, posted four rushing touchdowns on the way to the shutout win.

    O.J. White placed the first points on the board at 10:46 of the second quarter with a two-yard rushing touchdown. Avery Funderburk kicked the extra point to put the Vols up, 7-0.

  • Big-play Rams blast Warriors

     

     

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors were back at home Friday night

    to face a familiar foe, the unbeaten Chesterfield Rams.

    The Warriors and Rams were in the same Class AA region just two years ago. The No. 7 Rams still looked the same, using their speed and Indian Land's mistakes, to bolt to a 20-0 lead seven minutes into the game.

    The Rams used big plays to pull away for a 48-25 win Friday night at the ILHS Reservation.

  • Buford game canceled

     

    Buford High School’s Region IV-AA football game with Lee Central High

    School wasn’t played Saturday, despite attempts to play the contest.

    The game, originally set for Friday, Sept. 15 at Lee Central High in

    Bishopville, was moved to Saturday, Sept. 16 after Lee Central was out

    of school Monday and Tuesday due to the impact of Hurricane Irma.

    The game Saturday, with a noon kickoff, was canceled when game

    officials deemed the field unsafe for play due to a heavy infestation