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Today's Sports

  • LHS girls playoff foe

    A week ago, we had four county high school basketball teams set to make a postseason run.

    Now as far as the 2007-08 prep hoops campaign goes, all we have now are the hardwood memories.

    The quartet included three girls squads AJs Lady Vols, Indian Lands Lady Warriors and the Lancaster High Lady Bruins. The lone boys team was the AJ Vols.

    On Tuesday, the girls trio bowed out in three road defeats.

    The toughest loss was Lancasters 46-42 season-ending setback to Spartanburg High School, the Region II-AAAA champion.

  • County wrestlers quest for crowns

    Three county prep wrestling teams head to different mat locales this weekend, but their goals are the same.Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster teams launch state championship hopes in the individual high school wrestling championships.Indian Land and Lancaster will compete in Upper State meets for their respective classes. Buford ventures to the Lower State in launching its postseason grappling hopes.The tournaments open today and continue through Saturday.

  • Early run keys Cats by Vols

    DILLON - The first period had a lasting impact on Dillon High School's 68-51 win over Andrew Jackson in the opening round of the Class AA Lower State basketball playoffs Wednesday night.

    The Wildcats, boosted by a 15-1 start, built a 22-6 first-quarter lead on the way to the 17-point win over the Volunteers.

  • Jackets' Morris signs with...

    BUFORD – Buford High School’s JoJo Morris has kicked his way to college.Morris, whose strong leg has had a major impact on Jackets’ football and soccer, will continue to do the same at Newberry College.Morris has signed a scholarship with the Indians to battle for the kicking chores at the South Atlantic Conference school.A three-sport standout at BHS, Morris has had plenty of opportunity to showcase his kicking prowess.

  • Lady Bruins fall short in bid

    Lancaster battled Spartanburg to the wire, but the host Lady Vikings held on for a 46-42 win over the Lady Bruins in the opening round of the Class AAAA Upper State girls basketball playoffs on Tuesday night.

    Lancaster, the No. 4 seed out of Region III-AAAA, challenged the Lady Vikings, champions of Region II-AAAA, to the final horn.

    "Our girls showed a lot of heart and I'm proud of them," Lancaster High School coach Ronnie Robinson said.

  • Vols seek to stop high-scoring...

    KERSHAW - Andrew Jackson launches its Class AA Lower State postseason hoops hopes, seeking to stop one of the state's top guns.

    AJ meets Conference VII-AA runner-up Dillon, which sports guard Lashay Page, who is averaging 27 points per game.

    "Page is one of the top offensive players in the state," said AJ coach Dale Reeves. "He's a streaky shooter.

    "The key for us is to limit Page's touches," Reeves said. "We will try to double him. We saw a tape on him in a game with Cheraw and he scored 22 points in the first quarter."

  • Rape wins in SMC debut

    Former Lancaster High Bruins’ baseball standout Marc Rape hurled a shutout in his Spartanburg Methodist pitching debut on Tuesday.Rape, in a doubleheader with the Limestone junior varsity team, went six innings for his first win. The right-hander hurled a two-hitter in the 4-0 win.The win was the first half of a Pioneers’ sweep.Rape, who also played Legion baseball for Lancaster Post 31, was the Class A-AAAA MVP in the annual North-South All-Star baseball game at Myrtle Beach.LHS went 18-11 and earned a No.

  • Rucker, South swap revenge wins

    Roundball revenge highlighted play in the packed Lancaster High School gym on Thursday night when middle school rivals A.R.

  • Teams launch playoff hopes

    Lancaster County high school basketball teams open the playoffs this week.A trio of county girls teams launch play Tuesday night.Indian Land, the defending Class A Upstate champ, opens defense of its title as it treks to Calhoun County for an opening round clash. IL is the third seed out of Conference III-A, while Calhoun County is the runner-up in Conference IV-A. The IL vs. Calhoun County winner advances to face the Calhoun Falls vs.

  • Lions - Foster signs with...

    RICHBURG – Lewisville High School’s Dion Foster hopes to play football for Clemson or South Carolina one day. If he does, he’ll have taken the long road to one of his home-state universities.Foster signed Wednesday with Coffeyville Community College in Kansas. At one point, Foster was going to be placed in the school by Auburn, but decided against the move.“That lets me weigh by options,” Foster said. “I want to be able to look at Clemson or USC.