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Today's Sports

  • Buford Junior Jackets fall to...

    The Buford Junior Jackets fell to host Chesterfield, 36-31 in junior varsity basketball play Tuesday night.

    The Buford jayvees, with a solid start, opened a 12-6 lead in the first quarter.

    In the second period, Buford turned up the defense and held Chesterfield to four points.

    Buford took a 19-10 lead at the half.

    During the third period, both teams caught fire on offense as Buford took a 29-20 lead into the final period.

  • Lady Jackets win for split with...

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    CHESTERFIELD – The Buford High girls led from start to finish to highlight a Region IV-AA hoops split with a 61-50 win over Chesterfield on Tuesday night at CHS.

    The Jackets, in the nightcap, dropped a 60-51 loss to the Rams.

    The Buford Lady Jackets, 10-9, 4-5, opened an early lead and stayed on top to take the 11-point road win.

    BHS took a 19-10 first-period lead and held the upper hand, 32-28 at the half.

  • Vintage Division set for LMS...

    The popular Vintage Division will return to Lancaster Motor Speedway for the 2018 racing season.

    The Vintage Division had a rough season as far car counts during the 2017 racing season, but the racing action was some of the best on any Saturday night at LMS.

    The Vintage Division is highly popular with the fans, old-school fans, and new school fans.

    The old-school fans love the Vintage Division because it brings back memories from when they were younger, following the race cars they grew up watching.

  • Sha’Ron Brunson named PlanFIRST...

    From release

    GREENVILLE – Sha’Ron Brunson was named the PlanFIRST Player of the Game for the Bob Jones Univeristy Bruins women’s basketball team Friday, Jan. 26.
    Brunson scored 22 points and hauled in six rebounds as the team defeated Toccoa Falls College 75-41.
    Brunson is a senior journalism and mass communication major from Lancaster, where she played for the LHS Lady Bruins.
    PlanFIRST is an asset management and financial services company located in Greenville.

  • Lady Vols trounce Braves in...

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The surging Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers drove toward the Class AA Upper State basketball playoffs with another solid win Friday night.
    The No. 7 Lady Vols topped the Cheraw Lady Braves, 44-38 at home for a Region IV-AA split.
    The AJ boys came up 10 points short in their battle with the Braves, falling 67-57.
    The Lady Vols took charge with a two-point lead in the first quarter, 11-9.

  • Bruins win two at home over...

    Lancaster came on late, and it proved timely as the Bruins registered a 51-49 win over York to cap a Region III-AAAA basketball sweep Friday night at LHS.
    The LHS girls opened the twin bill with a 55-46 win over the Lady Cougars.
    Bruins’ junior guard Kemarkio Cloud’s driving layup with 10.8 seconds lifted Lancaster to the win, its third straight in region hoops play.
    “I can’t say enough about Kemarkio’s play,” Bruins coach Ricardo Priester said. “He gave us key leadership at a crucial point.

  • Cyclones top Warriors twice in...

    INDIAN LAND – Visiting Chester took two from Indian Land on Friday night in Region IV-AAA hoops play.
    The Cyclones, in the boys’ game, swept to victory in the second half to complete a sweep of ILHS.
    In the opener, the Lady Warriors’ winless season continued in a 45-29 loss to the Lady Cyclones.
    The nightcap saw Chester charge in the second half for an 83-59 win over the Warriors.
    ILHS bolted to an 18-10 lead after one period and the Warriors were still on top at the break, holding a 35-32 edge.

  • Vols capture region mat title

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson wrestling team captured its first Region IV-AA mat title, going 3-1 on Saturday for a 7-1 region record for the season and the league title.
    AJ, a school-record 25-9 this season in its sixth year of prep wrestling, defeated Buford 38-37, Chesterfield 63-18 and Cheraw 48-33, with the Vols’ lone loss on the day to rival North Central, 36-33.
    The Vols’ overall 7-1 mark gave AJ the region crown.

  • Warriors impress, claim region...

    CAMDEN – The Indian Land Warriors were on a mat mission Saturday and they responded with an impressive run to capture the Region IV-AAA wrestling tournament at Camden High School.
    The Warriors, unbeaten Saturday with four straight wins, including a pair of shutouts, rolled over Chester 47-14, Columbia, 77-0, Camden, 58-15 and Fairfield Central 84-0.

  • Sports Talk: Mary was special to...

    Early Wednesday afternoon as our family approached Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in eastern Lancaster County, my thoughts drifted back to a late summer afternoon.

    It was mid-August, just before the start of a new school year. My wife Anne and I were in a bind.

    We waited at our Arrowood home, hoping the lady – Mrs. Mary McCoy – coming to our house was the answer to our prayers. With the start of school, Anne was headed back to school to continue her work as a guidance counselor.