Today's Sports

  • Bruins shell Fort Mill

    FORT MILL – The only thing wider than the Lancaster High School football players’ victory smiles was the margin of victory Thursday night.The 2-0 Bruins, who haven’t allowed an offensive touchdown this season, rolled to a 41-0 win over Class AAAA foe Fort Mill at the Jackets’ Bob Jones Stadium.Lancaster, 2-0 to open the season for the first time since the 2002 campaign, ignited for 21 first-half points and cruised to the lopsided victory over the Jackets.Fort Mill, 0-2, has been outscored 83-0 in two games.

  • Late strike lifts Jackets by Vols

    KERSHAW – In a game with more twists and turns than a Tour de France mountain course, game Buford rallied with a dramatic touchdown pass to Qua Reid from Will Ford with 20.3 seconds left to defeat Andrew Jackson 28-21 Thursday night at Volunteer Stadium.Andrew Jackson, at the BHS 21 and up 21-20, appeared poised to take the win with 2:15 left.The Vols faced third and less than a yard for a first down.

  • Boston's clutch pick keys...

    BLACKSBURG – The Indian Land offense put the Warriors in control, but the IL defense delivered the clincher in a 24-14 road win Thursday night at Blacksburg’s Campbell Stadium.Indian Land junior defensive back Ted Boston picked off a Wildcats’ pass and returned it 56 yards to lift the Warriors to the 10-point win.“Our defense came up big in the second half,” a beaming IL coach Mike Mayer said of Boston’s decisive defensive gem which came with 1:37 to play.

  • Smith's still impact player

    As painful as it is for more reasons than the obvious, Lancaster High School senior defensive lineman Travis Smith is hoping to make the most of his final football season.Problem is Smith, a four-year member of the Bruins’ squad, can only watch.Smith’s pain is twofold – emotional and physical.Three weeks ago, Smith’s final season came to a sudden halt in the Bruins’ Rock Hill jamboree clash with Class A foe Great Falls.Smith, playing nose guard late in the second period, found himself free for an instant after co

  • Lancaster cross country team...

    The Lancaster High School cross country team split a home meet with county foe Indian Land on Tuesday.The Bruins won the boys’ meet with an 18-45 score.Wylie Penegar led the LHS runners with a 16:52 effort. Drew Burn was second, running a 17:03. Graham Taylor was fourth overall with a 19:11. Jordan Caroway, 19:13, and Grayson Snipes, 19:35, and Peyton Brumfield, 19:35, rounded out the top LHS finishers.“I was definitely pleased with the performance of our runners overall,” LHS coach Josh Pauling said.

  • Dixie Board honors AAA stars

    FORT LAWN – The annual Lancaster Dixie Baseball sponsors dinner featured a salute to the program’s elite AAA all-stars Wednesday night at the Catawba Fish Camp.The AAA stars, ages 9-10, captured the program’s first Dixie Youth state championship in 27 years in July when the team defeated tournament host Hartsville twice to advance to the World Series in LaGrange, Ga.“This team had a lot of fight and heart,” said Lancaster Dixie Baseball chairman David Hance.

  • Breaking News Friday sports...

    All Lancaster County high school football games scheduled for Friday have been rescheduled for Thursday with the expected impact of severe weather with the passing of Hurricane Hanna.

    The Thursday schedule:

    Buford at Andrew Jackson, 7 p.m.

  • Vols, Jackets play Thursday

    County pride will again be the stakes as week two in the 2008 high school football season unfolds.Host Andrew Jackson and Buford will be battling for county bragging rights in a clash which will be played a day earlier due to the forecast of severe weather with the arrival of Hurricane Hanna in the Piedmont.Andrew Jackson High School athletic director Dale Reeves made the announcement early Tuesday afternoon when the game was reset for Thursday at 7 p.m.

  • Track features dominant victors

    Lancaster Motor Speedway action featured some dominating racing at the half-mile dirt oval Saturday night.The night’s opening event saw Andrew Blackwood dominate the young guns main.Blackwood jumped to the lead early in the race, with Andrew Yandle in second. As the race progressed, Blackwood started to pull away lap after lap.Blackwood held his line in the race and cruised into victory lane for the seventh time this season at LMS.

  • Vols' Adams, IL's...

    Two Lancaster County players earned recognition at the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday.Each week during the regular-season high school football campaign, coaches from Chester, Lancaster and York county meet to honor top performances from the previous week of play.Andrew Jackson’s Kevin Adams and Indian Land’s Chad Carlton each earned top honors in Division 2.Adams, a junior defensive end, was named the Division Two Defensive Lineman of the Week.Adams, in the Vols’ 31-6 road loss to