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Today's Sports

  • Davis to play for Pioneers

    Gabby Davis, as a three-sport standout at Buford High School, has had her share of shining moments, but it’s volleyball that’s going to take her to the next level.

    Davis, a 5-11 star outside hitter for the Lady Jackets, is bound for Spartanburg Methodist College to play for the Pioneers.

    As family and friends witnessed Thursday afternoon, she made it official signing with the NJCAA Region X school in the BHS conference room.

  • No. I Lady Warriors keep rolling

    Class AA’s top-rated Indian Land Lady Warriors blanked rival Lancaster, taking a 3-0 girls soccer win over the No. 15 Lady Bruins on Wednesday night.
    Katherine Kilroy, Kelsey Long and Nia Pressley each scored a goal. Kilroy had an assist as did Reagan Hunter and Kate Komorous.
    IL had 33 shots to four for the LHS girls.
    Emma Thompson had four saves in the shutout.
    Lancaster freshman keeper Lydia Plyler had 19 saves on the night.
    The Lady Warriors improved to 18-1, while LHS fell to 11-5.

  • AJ golfers improve to 28-1

    Andrew Jackson upped its golf record to 28-1 with wins over McBee and Manning at the Cheraw State Park course on Wednesday.
    AJ topped the field with a 150. McBee followed with a 161 and Manning finished with a 168.
    Logan Sowell shot a 34 to pace the Vols. Caleb Brown posted a 35, with Emily Cox carding a 38. Chandler Norville and Mason Sowell each had a 43. Nick Dorman carded a 49.
    AJ faces Blythewood at the Columbia Country Club on Monday and plays a four-way match with host Lugoff-Elgin, Cheraw and North Central on Wednesday.

  • Lady Jackets region champs

    The Buford High Lady Jackets neatly wrapped up the Region IV-AA softball crown with a 10-0 home win over county rival Indian Land on Wednesday night.
    The Lady Jackets, 12-0 in region play, are 15-3 on the season.
    Buford hurler Sydney Sullivan hurled a two-hitter and struck out nine in posting the complete-game win. She had no walks and hit a batter.
    Senior Jensen Shelby sparked the BHS girls with a home run, triple and drove in two runs.
    Senior Cassidy Solomon also had a big night with a double, two RBIs, a walk and was hit by a pitch.

  • Warriors, Bruins earn playoff...

    Indian Land played the spoiler on Buford baseball senior night, taking a 6-1 win over the host Jackets on Wednesday.
    Buford, coming off an 8-0 road win over Central of Pageland on Monday, was hoping to wrap up the region baseball title with a win, but the Warriors foiled the occasion with their five-run win.
    The Warriors’ win also gave IL a bid to the Class AA Upstate playoffs.

  • IL soccer tops in AA state poll

    Indian Land High girls soccer coach Mark Bonda, in 10 years with the Lady Warriors program, has seen it grow, with an all-time high this week.
    The Lady Warriors, 18-1, are No. 1 in Class AA girls soccer for the first time in school history.
    “We want to play the best teams in the state and make a name for ourselves,” said Bonda, who is in his ninth season as head coach with a 122-52-6 record. “We are starting to get some recognition for some of our success.

  • Founding Leadership gives insight

    In this day and age of sports, coaches often claim there’s no off-season.
    When the season is complete and the last game is played, there’s always the play to find the edge for the coming season.
    Founding Leadership provides the means to gain the upper hand through career development and personal growth.
    The fourth annual Founding Leadership, hosted at the Founders Federal Credit Union Corporate Headquarters on Tuesday, offered college and high school coaches a chance to step-up their game.

  • LSS hosts SECA Crate Late Model...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will be hosting the SECA Crate Late Model bonus race with $2,000 to win Saturday night.
    The race will feature some heavy hitters coming to the big half-mile Saturday night in quest of the $2,000 first-place money.
    Drivers such as Ron “Tha Bull” Parker, Trent Ivey, Travis Pennington, Dillon Brown and Pat Lindsay will be here to try and steal a win from the local drivers, such as Hank Taylor, Timbo Mangum, Steve Banal, Benji Knight, Manley Chaney, Mike Huey, Chris Fite and Chris Hargett.

  • Brandy Baker’s double winner at...

    Veteran driver Brandy Baker captured two wins to highlight Lancaster Super Speedway action Saturday night.
    In the Montgomery Towing Super Stock main event, Brandy Baker and Brent Hodges held the front row. When the green flag dropped, Baker, Brent Hodges, Andy Hodges and Joseph Engelbrecht roared into turn one battling for the lead.
    Exiting turn two, Baker and Brent Hodges battled for the lead.
    As the laps ticked off, it became a two-car show for the lead as Baker led, with Hodges pressuring him hard.

  • Vols golfers net revenge in sweep

    Andrew Jackson posted a links sweep of rivals Lancaster and Buford at the Kershaw Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon.
    The Volunteers, who dropped their lone loss to LHS last week, rebounded to shoot a 145 to top the Bruins, who shot a 155, and Buford High with a 162.
    Logan Sowell, the AJ senior golf ace, shot a three-under 33 to earn medalist honors for the Vols.
    Chandler Norville and Caleb Brown, headed to Spartanburg Methodist to play golf, each carded a 37. Mason Sowell shot a 38.