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Today's Sports

  • Blazers blunt Bruins' hopes

     BLYTHEWOOD – Ridge View emerged as the big man on campus Friday night after its first Friday night on-campus football game.

  • Black's field goal lifts...

     

    Buford finished a marathon game in the Black for a thrilling 45-42 triple overtime win over rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night at Volunteer Stadium.

    Buford junior kicker Jesse Black’s field goal in the third overtime sealed the Jackets’ win, and a place in the Class AA playoffs.

    BHS’s three-point victory ended the Volunteer season at 3-7.

    The rivals fought hard and tied the game at 28-28 at the end of regulation.

  • York zaps Lancaster, 46-14

     

    YORK – In seemingly a mere flash, Lancaster’s focus for an upset football win over No. 8 York was blinded by a lightning bolt.

    The Bruins, up 14-0 and working on a stunning road win, saw it all fade in the cool fall air at York High School on Friday night.

    Cat-quick La’darius Allison returned a LHS kickoff 84 yards for a touchdown to ignite the host Cougars on a 46-14 win over the Bruins on Friday night.

  • Stallions dash by Vols

     

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers found defensive traction in the second half of their homecoming game against Lee Central, but it was not enough to overcome the talented Stallions.

    The gallant Volunteers fell to the Stallions, 26-14.

    AJ took the ball first for a seven-play drive for 38 yards, but a field goal fell short. Chaz Debruhl keyed the drive with a 32-yard pass to Bailey Johnson.

  • Murphy-led Bulldogs bite Warriors

     

    INDIAN LAND – The Camden Bulldogs entered their game with Indian Land needing a win to make the Class AAA Upper State football playoffs.

    The Bulldogs, 2-7, 1-2, brought their running game in Jericho Murphy, and he responded with 267 yards rushing on 24 carries and three touchdowns to go with a stingy second-half Bulldog defense for a 31-17 win over the Warriors.

    Indian Land forced a Camden punt and quickly moved to the Bulldogs’ 25.

    ILHS senior receiver John Gregory broke open and David Loughry hit him to make it

  • Central tops Jackets, 30-14

     

    PAGELAND – Buford had tough going at Central Pageland on Friday night, falling to the Eagles, 30-14.

    Central’s running game proved vital in the Eagles’ 16-point win. Two CHS running backs and quarterback Quan Chambers combined for 310 rushing yards.

    Buford, rated No. 12 in Class AA, on the other hand, couldn’t muster much offense. The Jackets had 160 total yards. BHS quarterback Ryan Moore passed for 126 yards and Dalton Small led the ground attack with 39 yards.

    Early on, it looked to be a well-matched game.

  • OneDirt World Short Track...

    The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship is at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Oct. 28.

    The three-day event is Oct. 26-28. The race is the single biggest event in Carolinas dirt track racing. The 2016 car count was over 330 cars.

    On the card is DIRTcar/SECA Crate Late Models, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modifieds, DIRTcar/SECA Open Wheel Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Sprints, SECA Crate Sportsman, MMSA Mini-Stocks and Extreme 4/Front Wheel Drive/Hornets.

  • Barnes, McKittrick set to play...

    Two Lancaster County football standouts have been selected to play in the annual Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North-South Bowl on Dec. 9.

    Lancaster Bruins’ offensive lineman Kevius Barnes and Andrew Jackson High Volunteers lineman Dalton McKittrick were selected to the play on the North team.

    The game, which features the state’s top senior football players, is played at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach.

    The game kicks off at 12:30 p.m.

    Read more in the Wednesday edition of The Lancaster News.

  • South Middle rolls in win over...

    The South Mustangs upped their record to 5-1, posting a 38-0 win over Lewisville on Wednesday.

    R.J. Glasgo sparked the Mustangs with a pair of touchdowns, scoring on runs of 20 and 12 yards..

    Zy Moffit dashed 70 yards on a kickoff return, while Jamarcus Elder sprinted 45 yards for a TD. C.J. Fraizer added a 25-yard scoring run.

    Aiden Pomnitz, Fred Twitty, Elder and Frazier each scored two-point conversions.

    South faces rival A.R. Rucker Middle on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Stadium.

    AJ Middle wins

  • Blue Devils tamed Tigers for...

    Charles Ussery

    For The Lancaster News

    Nov. 21, 1967 was a Thursday, moving day for the Heath Springs area.

    The Heath Springs High School Blue Devils were set to play the St. Stephen Tigers in Orangeburg for the 1967 Class C state football championship.

    Stores closed and fans packed picnics for the trip. Down at HSHS, two Greyhound charter buses were loading.

    The band gathered beside the school and a fog of White Rain hair spray hovered.