Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Lady Warriors open with two...

    The Indian Land High School Lady Warriors varsity volleyball team had a strong opening week. The season began the last week of August with two wins, one in region play and one non-region win.
    On Aug. 24, the Lady Warriors defeated Lewisville High School, 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-17).
    On Aug. 27, the ILHS girls defeated Region IV-AA rival Cheraw High School, 3-1 (25-16, 25-15, 24-26, 25-17).
    The ILHS team is competing in Region IV-AA  again this season, along with Andrew  Jackson, Buford, Central, Cheraw, Chesterfield and North Central high schools.

  • Teams on the road Friday

    A week ago, it was the host role, but the cleat is on the other foot this week – week three in the Lancaster County high school football season.  All four county teams will have the road map as part of the scouting report this week.
    All teams travel, but not too far for the 7:30 p.m. kickoffs.
    Lancaster, for the second time in three weeks, will travel to a Class AA foe, this week Central High School of Pageland.
    AJ, seeking its first win, travels to Great Falls, which also stands 0-2 on the season.

  • Bailes takes Clash for first...

    Ross Bailes of Clover, has many feature wins at Lancaster Super Speedway, be it in a crate late model, a limited late model, but now he is a super late model winner.
    Bailes scored his first “super speedway” win with his No. 87 Bailes Construction entry after scoring a lap 11-lead over Rock Hill driver Ben Watkins, the Carolina Clash series point leader.
    Watkins, who along with Chris Ferguson of Mt. Holly, N.C., each lowered the previous track record of 18.422 seconds set by Jared Landers in March 2012.