Today's Sports

  • Lady Vols charge, topple Knights

    Andrew Jackson rallied from a 2-0 deficit to net a stirring  3-2 win over North Central on Tuesday at the AJ gym.
    North Central opened with a 25-20 win and the Lady Knights took a 26-24 win to take a 2-0 edge in the match.
    “The match, as usual, was a battle from start to finish,” AJ coach John Verdugo said.
    “What’s interesting is that losing the second game didn’t dampen our girls’ spirit, but just the opposite,” Verdugo said. “A fire and sense of determination came out. My girls just got pumped.

  • Hinson leads by example

    KERSHAW – You won’t get a lot of verbal “rah, rah” from Andrew Jackson High School senior tight end Seth Hinson, but Volunteers’ second-year head coach C.J. Frye said what the AJ captain does speaks volumes.
    “Seth is not a big talker,” Frye said of the Vols’ three-year tight end starter. “He leads by example.
    “What you like is that he shows up and does his job,” said Frye. “Seth is going to do what he’s supposed to do.”

  • Speedway’s final 2016 points...

    As the 2016 Lancaster Super Speedway season winds to a close with only a handful of races left at the big half-mile track, LSS hosts its final points race Saturday.
    Divisions running include the Montgomery Towing Super Stock, Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Renegades, U.S. Bonding Vintage and M&M Garage Extreme 4. The Montgomery Towing Super Stock and U.S. Bonding Vintage Division are the only divisions that can be decided on the points battle Saturday night.
    Top five in LSS points:

  • Tri-County coaches salute...

    FORT MILL – Indian Land High School senior Logan Teeter was the lone Lancaster County prep football player to earn recognition at the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

  • Lady Vols rolling in prep...

    The Andrew Jackson High School volleyball team improved to 5-1 in region play with four straight wins, including a road victory over region and county rival Buford High School on Sept. 15.
    The Lady Vols topped the defending region champion Lady Jackets, 25-11, 25-14 and 25-21.
    AJ, earlier in the week, downed Lee Central, 3-0 – 25-6, 25-4 and 25-10.

  • Vols seek to extend streak

    Midseason finds Lancaster County high school football teams dealing with streaks.
    Surging Andrew Jackson, on a three-game win string, hopes to keep it going.
    The three other county teams – Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster – are bidding to see their skids end.
    AJ, 1-0 in region play after a convincing 26-0 road win over rival North Central High School, is hoping to stay unbeaten in the league as the 3-1 Volunteers host Central of Pageland. AJ received votes in balloting for the Class AA top 10 this week.

  • Seniors mixed doubles team state...

    For the second time in three years, a Lancaster area senior mixed doubles tennis team, age 65-over, has netted a coveted state championship.
    The Lancaster area senior mixed doubles tennis team captured the state championship at the Florence Tennis Center where the tournament was held Sept. 9-12.
    The Lancaster area team, which included five of the 11-team members from Lancaster County, qualified for the state tournament after winning the Mid-Carolina Regional championship.
    The Mid-Carolina Regional League includes Rock Hill, Lancaster, Chester and York.

  • Cauthen captures exciting...

    Veteran driver Matthew Cauthen captured a landmark win in the wild and crazy Montgomery Towing Super Stock main event Saturday night at Lancaster Super Speedway,
    Cauthen was on the front row with Stevie Totherow,
    At the green flag, Totherow, Cauthen, Artie Brownell and Jason Gulledge battled for the lead entering turn one. Exiting turn two, Cauthen led, while the battle behind him was intense.
    The race for second between Totherow, Brownell, Gulledge and Starkey had the fans cheering as the drivers beat and banged on each other.

  • Teen charged with pointing gun...

    A Kershaw teen and alleged gang member has been arrested for pulling a gun on two 10-year-old girls just two days after his release on bond for a drug arrest, and now sheriff’s deputies are also looking for another teen for intimidating witnesses to the crime.
    Nijel Traleik Wilson, 17, of 6429 Matson St., is charged with two counts of pointing and presenting a firearm, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office report.

  • Warriors duo earns Tri-County...

    FORT MILL – Two Indian Land High School football players reaped top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    IL’s Robbie Cshuta was named the Division II Defensive Player of the week for his effort in the Warriors’ 28-21 home loss to Broome. Cshuta posted 11 tackles, eight solos and a tackle for loss in the seven-point defeat.
    IL’s William Makowski and Jene Thompson of Lewisville shared the Div. II Defensive Lineman of the Week.