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Today's Sports

  • Watts working to get LMS surface...

    Randy Watts and Scottie Watts have been working during the Lancaster Motor Speedway offseason, nearly every evening at the race track, to get it ready for the upcoming 2018 racing season at LMS.

    Randy and Scottie worked at Lancaster Motor Speedway for years and provided the racers with some of the best racing surfaces possible.

    When the Watts was working at LMS, it was well known in the Carolinas racing scene that LMS has one, if not the smoothest racing surface around.

  • County coaches have mixed views...

    Lancaster County high school football coaches are split on picking a winner in Super Bowl LII tonight.

    Two county coaches are calling for the reigning champion New England Patriots to win, while two others say they see the Philadelphia Eagles emerging with their first Super Bowl title.

    The Patriots, the AFC champions, are seeking their sixth Super Bowl title, while the Eagles, the NFC champions, are looking to hoist the Lombardi Trophy for the first time as a Super Bowl champion.

    Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.

  • Volunteers, Jackets wrestlers...

    Region IV-AA wrestling champion Andrew Jackson along with Buford each had five wrestlers named to the all-region team for the 2017-18 season.

    AJ, the region champion with a 7-1 mark, was led by Matthew Kirk (113), Hunter Haven (152) and Kalab Haven (170).

    The region coaches also voted six wrestlers honored as at-large selections from the 14 weight classes, which included the Volunteers’ Dalton Mackey (120) and Tyleik Elder (145).

  • IL Warrior wrestlers win seven...

    The Region IV-AAA wrestling champion Indian Land High School had seven Warriors earn individual region weight class championships at the tournament Wednesday night in Camden.

    The Warriors, fresh off winning the region dual team championship with four wins, including two shutouts last Saturday afternoon, placed 11 wrestlers in the region individual tournament finals at CHS.

  • Vintage Division set for LMS...

    The popular Vintage Division will return to Lancaster Motor Speedway for the 2018 racing season.

    The Vintage Division had a rough season as far car counts during the 2017 racing season, but the racing action was some of the best on any Saturday night at LMS.

    The Vintage Division is highly popular with the fans, old-school fans, and new school fans.

    The old-school fans love the Vintage Division because it brings back memories from when they were younger, following the race cars they grew up watching.

  • Buford Junior Jackets fall to...

    The Buford Junior Jackets fell to host Chesterfield, 36-31 in junior varsity basketball play Tuesday night.

    The Buford jayvees, with a solid start, opened a 12-6 lead in the first quarter.

    In the second period, Buford turned up the defense and held Chesterfield to four points.

    Buford took a 19-10 lead at the half.

    During the third period, both teams caught fire on offense as Buford took a 29-20 lead into the final period.

  • Lady Jackets win for split with...

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    CHESTERFIELD – The Buford High girls led from start to finish to highlight a Region IV-AA hoops split with a 61-50 win over Chesterfield on Tuesday night at CHS.

    The Jackets, in the nightcap, dropped a 60-51 loss to the Rams.

    The Buford Lady Jackets, 10-9, 4-5, opened an early lead and stayed on top to take the 11-point road win.

    BHS took a 19-10 first-period lead and held the upper hand, 32-28 at the half.

  • Lady Bruins win earns LHS split

    FORT MILL – The Lancaster Lady Bruins opened strong, but the LHS boys couldn’t complete the hardwood task in a non-region split at Fort Mill High School on Wednesday night.

    The game, a make-up contest, saw the LHS girls roll to a 45-24 win, but the Bruins dropped a 57-42 loss to Fort Mill in the nightcap.

    The Lancaster girls, 9-7, 2-5, opened an early lead and stayed in control for the 21-point win for the season sweep of the FMHS Lady Yellow Jackets.

    Lancaster took a 49-32 home win over the Fort Mill girls on Dec. 5.

  • Blazers ignite, blaze to wins...

    The Ridge View Blazers, true to their nickname, blazed in the second half in a Region III-AAAA sweep of host Lancaster High School on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Bruins, locked in a tight hardwood battle with the Lady Blazers, dropped a 73-48 loss in the varsity opener.

    In the nightcap, the Bruins, much like the girls, were close at the half before the Blazers ignited for the 74-45 win.

    In the boys game, Lancaster trailed 28-26 at the half, but RVHS stormed in the second half to secure the 29-point win.

  • Lady Vols roll in split with ILHS

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – Another game closer to the Class AA playoffs, the Andrew Jackson Lady Vols scored a 51-point, non-region victory over the Indian Land Lady Warriors, 71-20 on Tuesday night.

    The boys game was much closer, with the Warriors surging in the final minutes for a 55-48 victory over the Volunteers.

    A lack of Lady Warriors defense was evident as the Lady Vols used teamwork and smart play to secure their lopsided win.