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Today's Sports

  • Bruins drop two to Red Hawks

    The Lancaster Bruins had a tough night getting shots to fall in dropping two games in Region III-AAAA hoops play at Westwood High School on Friday night.

    The host Lady Red Hawks opened with a 78-47 win and the WHS boys followed with a 77-34 win over the Bruins.

    In the girls game, the Westwood girls opened an early lead and stayed on top for the 31-point win.

    WHS, up 18-8 after one quarter, held a 34-15 lead at the half.

    The Lady Red Hawks were on top 54-27 lead after three periods on the way to the victory.

  • Warriors rally for road split

    The Indian Land Warriors stormed back in the second half to take a 64-61 win over host Columbia to give ILHS a Region IV-AAA basketball split on Friday night.

    Columbia won the girls game, taking a 44-23 win, but the Warriors rallied in the nightcap to notch the three-point victory.

    Columbia, down 19-15 after one period, came back for a 38-28 lead at the half.

    The Warriors erased the edge with a strong defensive effort to outscore the Caps, 24-9 for a 52-47 lead going into the final period.

  • Lady Jackets win in senior night...

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – Buford had mixed results for the Jackets’ annual senior night basketball games Friday.

    The Lady Jackets notched a 50-45 win over the North Central Lady Knights, while the BHS boys dropped a tough two-point loss.

    In the varsity opener, Buford built a 16-7 lead in the first period and used a 15-11 surge in the second quarter to gain a 31-18 edge at the half.

  • Vols capture two wins over Rams

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    CHESTERFIELD – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers swept the Chesterfield Rams in their Region IV-AA road basketball twin bill on Friday night.

    The AJ boys broke their losing streak with a 68-63 win, and the Lady Vols continued their march to the Class AA Upper State playoffs with a 70-37 win over the Lady Rams.

    The Lady Vols dominated scoring in all four quarters of their game. AJ, with a 14-point lead at the end of the first quarter, held a 22-8 lead.

  • AJ to tangle with Liberty

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers wrestling team is continuing its school-record run.

    The Region IV-AA champion Volunteers are headed to the Class A-AA Upper State championship match after posting two wins Saturday afternoon in the opening three rounds of the tournament at AJ.

    The Vols received a first-round bye before facing Ninety Six and Cheraw, the defending Class A-AA state champion.

  • ILHS to battle West Oak

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors are Upstate-title round bound.

    The Warriors, 27-3, earned a first-ever bid to the Class AAA Upper State wrestling championship round with a tough 41-24 home win over Crescent High School of Iva on Monday night.

    The Warriors led the entire match, but Crescent kept it close.

  • Watts working to get LMS surface...

    Randy Watts and Scottie Watts have been working during the Lancaster Motor Speedway offseason, nearly every evening at the race track, to get it ready for the upcoming 2018 racing season at LMS.

    Randy and Scottie worked at Lancaster Motor Speedway for years and provided the racers with some of the best racing surfaces possible.

    When the Watts was working at LMS, it was well known in the Carolinas racing scene that LMS has one, if not the smoothest racing surface around.

  • County coaches have mixed views...

    Lancaster County high school football coaches are split on picking a winner in Super Bowl LII tonight.

    Two county coaches are calling for the reigning champion New England Patriots to win, while two others say they see the Philadelphia Eagles emerging with their first Super Bowl title.

    The Patriots, the AFC champions, are seeking their sixth Super Bowl title, while the Eagles, the NFC champions, are looking to hoist the Lombardi Trophy for the first time as a Super Bowl champion.

    Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.

  • Volunteers, Jackets wrestlers...

    Region IV-AA wrestling champion Andrew Jackson along with Buford each had five wrestlers named to the all-region team for the 2017-18 season.

    AJ, the region champion with a 7-1 mark, was led by Matthew Kirk (113), Hunter Haven (152) and Kalab Haven (170).

    The region coaches also voted six wrestlers honored as at-large selections from the 14 weight classes, which included the Volunteers’ Dalton Mackey (120) and Tyleik Elder (145).

  • IL Warrior wrestlers win seven...

    The Region IV-AAA wrestling champion Indian Land High School had seven Warriors earn individual region weight class championships at the tournament Wednesday night in Camden.

    The Warriors, fresh off winning the region dual team championship with four wins, including two shutouts last Saturday afternoon, placed 11 wrestlers in the region individual tournament finals at CHS.