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Today's Sports

  • 1981 champions reflect on Tigers...

    Editor’s note: Four Duke Energy employees who were members of the Tigers’ 1981 national championship team, and their reflections on this week’s game and what the experience meant for them and their careers.


    Jessica Wells

    Illumination Staff Writer

  • Tigers’ Watson repeats as...

    clemsontigers.com

    NEW ORLEANS — Deshaun Watson, the All-American quarterback for Clemson University, has been selected as the 2016 winner of the Manning Award, presented by the Allstate Sugar Bowl to the top quarterback in the nation.

  • LHS honors season’s top...

    The Lancaster High School volleyball team recently honored top players for the Lady Bruins’ volleyball season.

    Junior captain Ashley Abbott, the LHS libero, earned a pair of awards for her play during the 2016 season.

    Abbott was named the Lady Bruins Defensive Player of the Year and she was also selected to the all-region volleyball team.

  • Brice says Tigers will be ready

    Jaquarius Brice, the Lancaster walk-on player on the Clemson University football team, is living the dream of dreams.

    Monday night could be the ultimate dream.

    Any walk-on player with aspirations of making a college football team has to dream big.

  • Bruins split with York in region...

    Lancaster High launched Region III-AAAA basketball play with York and came away with mixed hardwood results Thursday night.

    The league twin bill was originally set for Friday night, but moved ahead a day with the forecast of a winter storm.

    The Lady Bruins, snapping a four-game slide, opened the varsity twin bill with a 53-39 win.

  • Warriors’ rally falls short as...

    INDIAN LAND – Host Indian Land capped non-region basketball play, dropping a pair of losses to Nation Ford of Fort Mill on Thursday night.

    The games were originally set to be played Friday, but moved ahead with the forecast of a winter storm.

    The ILHS boys made a hard charge, but fell to the visiting Falcons, 73-67.

  • Woodcarving dedicated to former...

    Michael Blaine, a world known chainsaw wood carver, will leave his mark on the Lancaster High School softball field this season.

    Blaine will carve a 7-foot-tall Bruin Bear at the field from Feb. 28 to March 1.

    The final product will be unveiled March 8.

    The wooded Bruin Bear will be a permanent fixture at the LHS field for seasons to come.

  • Greenville halts Lady Bruins’...

    Lancaster High was bidding to be the spoiler in the Class AAAA Upper State girls basketball playoffs, but Greenville was able to hold on for a 63-50 win over the Lady Bruins on Tuesday night at GHS’s Slick Moore gym.
    Lancaster, recovering from a slow start, rallied to close the gap to four, 40-36, with a period to play.
    Greenville opened with a 16-8 edge and pushed the lead to 28-16 at the half.

  • AJ rolls in playoff openers

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers dominated each of their first Class AA Upper State playoff games in the AJ gym on Tuesday night.
    The Volunteers faced off against the Abbeville Panthers teams during the first round of playoffs.
    The fourth-ranked Lady Vols, 16-7, beat the Abbeville girls 56-29.
    The Volunteers won their game with the Panthers, posting a 61-36 victory.
    The Lady Vols dominated the first half of the game, outscoring the Panthers by 21, 27-6 at the break.

  • County wrestlers in individual...

    Lancaster County high school wrestling teams will launch their hopes for individual state wrestling championships this weekend at different locations throughout the state. Following is a breakdown for each school.
    ILHS has 14 in   Upstate field
    Indian Land, 22-6 on the season, has 14 wrestlers who have qualified for the Class AAA Upper State tournament in Camden on Friday.
    Chad Milasauskas, 34-0, leads the Warriors as the top seed in the 126-pound class.
    Indian Land has a pair of second seeds in Kyle Daley (145) and Wesley Johnson (152).