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Today's Sports

  • Prep baseball roundup: Jackets...

    The Buford High School baseball team capped play in the Founders Federal Credit Union Spring Break Classic at Cheraw High School with an 11-5 win over Wilson High School of Florence on Tuesday afternoon.

    The six-run Jackets win gave BHS a third-place finish in the two-day tournament field with a 1-3-1 record.

    Buford went 0-2-1 on opening day Monday at Cheraw High, falling to Central, Cheraw and finishing in a 0-0 tie with Wilson of Florence due to the tournament time limit.

  • Vols golfers win two, up record...

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers upped their record to 5-4 on the golf season, topping a tri-match at the White Plains Country Club in Pageland on Thursday.

    The Vols shot a 176 to 189 for McBee and 237 for the Central Eagles.

    Emily Cox and Mason Sowell each shot a 40, followed by Dakota Roberts' 42 and Andrew Bowers' 54.

    Raegen Brewer carded a 57, her lowest round of the season.

  • Sanchez-Gelpke to lead LCPRC...

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Piranhas swim team will have a new coach for the upcoming summer season.

    The team will be led by Daniela Sanchez-Gelpke, who came to Lancaster from Huntersville, N.C., with her husband, Ray, and son, Devan. 

    Coach Sanchez-Gelpke has more than 20 years of coaching experience in competitive swimming and has coached summer league swim teams in Huntersville and Cumming, Ga.

  • Jayvee softball teams capture...

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    CAMDEN – Buford and Indian Land junior varsity softball teams captured tournament titles played at the Larry Doby Fields in Camden earlier this month.

    The fields, part of the Kershaw County Recreation Department, are named in honor of Larry Doby, the Camden native who was the first black player in the American League.

  • Lady Jackets swarm CHS

    The unbeaten Buford High School girls soccer team moved to 13-0 as the Lady Jackets blanked Class AAA foe Chester, 9-0 on Friday night at BHS.

    BHS’s Victoria Hinson led all scorers with four goals.

    Cassie Bailey, Payton Howell, Jadon Vick, Emma Larson and Isabella Jones each scored one.

    Lady Jackets’ senior keeper Tory Knight recorded her 11th shutout of the season.

  • Howington takes first win at...

    Drew Howington captured his first career win to highlight action Saturday night at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    Howington, in the SECA Crate Sportsman main event, was on the front row with “Wild Bill” Knight.

    When the green flag fell, Knight, Howington, Jacob “Smooth” Catoe and Brady Kirk battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Vols fall to Tigers

    Andrew Jackson fell to Swansea, 10-2 in the Sandlapper Invitational at Gilbert High School on Monday.

    AJ led 1-0 after three innings, but the Tigers rallied for the eight-run win.

    Heath Gandy generated three hits, including a triple, to lead the Vols' seven-hit attack. He added a RBI.

    Colby Jackson and William Wrape each had a double and scored a run.

    Brett Percival and Will Hudson each had a hit.

  • LSS idle for Easter weekend

    Lancaster Super Speedway is taking this weekend off for Easter to give the drivers, fans and staff members some time off to spend Easter with their family and friends.

    Some of the Lancaster Super Speedway drivers will be racing elsewhere this weekend.

    David Laney is traveling to East Lincoln Speedway located on Mariposa Road, Stanley, N.C., 28164.

    Laney will be taking his Extreme 4 car to ELS for the first time. The divisions running at ELS will be Lighting Late Models, Renegade, Thunder Bombers, Stock 4, Pro Stock 4, Extreme 4/Front Wheel Drive.

  • Jackets top Knights, 7-5

    Buford edged North Central, 7-5 in a Region IV-AA baseball play Friday night at Buford Park.

    Johnathan Belk, 2-0, was the winner, going a third of an inning and allowing two walks and one hit batter. He struck out one.

    Brett Sistare, in two frames, earned the save, giving up two hits and no walks. He struck out three.

  • Lady Vols edge Fort Mill, 2-1

    The Andrew Jackson High Lady Volunteers blanked Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill, 2-1 in prep softball play Thursday night.

    Morgan Hendrix hurled the Lady Vols’ win, allowing seven hits.

    FM’s Bella Roy took the loss, tossing a five hitter.

    Hendrix aided her cause with a hit and a RBI. Rebecca Price also had a hit and drove in a run for the AJ girls.