Today's Sports

  • Butler boosts Rebs over Jackets...

    ROUGHEDGE, N.C. –  Buford went on the road for the first time in the early 2015 football season and it was a tough night.
    The Jacket’s traveled across the state line to battle Parkwood High of Union County, N.C.,  on Friday, Sept. 11.
    Parkwood laid out the welcome mat for Buford, but the Rebels weren’t very hospitable for the Jackets.

  • Warriors cage Lions, 27-14

    RICHBURG – There are some games where a coach can sense a team is not at its best. Coaches note wins not having to be pretty, but having to “grind it out.”
    Indian Land’s 27-14 over Lewisville Friday night was a perfect example of grinding out a road win. The Warriors capitalized on enough Lions’ mistakes to stay perfect on the season so far 3-0.
    The Warriors didn’t have a single first down in the opening period, but as they did all night long, the Warriors bent, but did not break.

  • AJ Vols rip Red Devils, snap skid

    GREAT FALLS – Andrew Jackson snapped a 13-game losing skid, dating back to 2013, throttling host Great Falls, 35-13 at Pride Valley on Friday night.
    The 22-point win marked Volunteers’ first-year coach C.J. Frye initial victory at AJ.
    “This win was great for our team, but we’ll start getting ready for Buford tomorrow,” said Frye. “We didn’t stop fighting and our players showed their determination and passion for the game tonight.”

  • Bruins claw Eagles, 35-21

    PAGELAND – Lancaster High School second-year head coach Bobby Collins will be the first to say the Bruins’ bread-and-butter is their  vaunted running game.
    Then, there’s the LHS passing attack.
    Friday night in the Bruins’ road trip to Pageland, LHS took flight with success on its way to a 35-21 win over stubborn Central of Pageland.
    Lancaster, in a battle with the Eagles, ignited for big plays for the bulk of the night on the way to the 14-point win.

  • Williams puts it on the line

    Indian Land High senior offensive lineman Jacob Williams is the perfect blend of brains and brawn.
    Williams, as Warriors’ head coach Mike Mayer says, gets it done in class and on the grass.
    “Jacob is a very smart football player, one of the smartest I’ve ever had at Indian Land,” said Mayer, who is in his 15th season in the Lancaster County Panhandle school.
    Williams, a three-year IL varsity veteran and three-year starter, holds his own in studies and in the line at center.

  • Tarque, Crawford new coaches for...

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers will have two new head coaches for the 2016 spring sports season.
    The new AJ softball coach is Jason Crawford, while Alex Tarque will guide the Vols soccer squad.
    Crawford, who teaches English at AJ High, comes to the AJ sports program from Independence High School in Mint Hill, N.C.
    Crawford replaces Lady Vols’ softball coach Steve Middleton, who retired with the 2015 season after coaching 32 years, including the last 19 at AJ.

  • Foursome teams for Hyde Park win

    The foursome of Logan Sowell, Hubert Brown, Caleb Brown and Jerry Pardue captured top honors in the Sports Ministry of Hyde Park Baptist Church eighth annual golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Kershaw Golf Club.
    Sowell, an Andrew Jackson High School golf standout, recently won the Kershaw Golf Club title, while Pardue, a retired Lancaster County teacher and coach, was the KGC runner-up in the championship field.
    Tournament proceeds help sponsor HPBC’s mission opportunities for all ages.

  • LHS swimmers notch home wins...

    The Lancaster High School Bruins swim team remained unbeaten on the season with a sweep of Keenan High School of Columbia on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the Lancaster County Pool.
    The LHS girls rolled over the Keenan girls, 126-19 and the LHS boys took a 134-22 win over the KHS Raiders.
    The LHS teams are each 3-0 on the season.
    Lancaster hosted Blythewood on Thursday, Sept. 10. The team’s annual senior night meet is set for Sept. 17.

  • Knight benefit race Saturday...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the Huey Knight Benefit Race on Saturday, Sept. 12.
    Huey Knight, who has been ill this year, has been around Lancaster Super Speedway almost since the time it was built, some 60 years ago.
    He has worked on many race cars over the years.
    Huey even raced some, and for several years he drove the LSS wrecker.
    Huey moved down the straightaways with the door open, saying it gets the air flowing inside the wrecker.

  • Tri-County coaches honor four...

    RICHBURG – Four county prep football players – one from Lancaster and three Indian Land players – reaped top honors at the week two meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday, Sept. 8.
    Lancaster High School junior running back Ant Foster along with Indian Land High’s Ethan Burdette, Jacob Williams and Mason Mullis were honored during the meeting.