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Today's Sports

  • Bruins rally, top Warriors

    The Lancaster Bruins won an extra-inning slugfest, topping county foe Indian Land, 12-11 at LHS’s Doomsday Corner on Wednesday night.

    Sergio Vazquez drilled a RBI-double to score C.J. Brown with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning.

    Vasquez had two singles, a double and drove in three runs in the Bruins’ 14-hit attack.

  • Homers help Lady Bruins down...

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins made a special night extra special with a 3-1 win over county rival Buford at the LHS field.

    Prior to the Lancaster victory, a wooden Bruin bear sculpture was unveiled and dedicated in memory of late LHS player Jenna Cauthen, who played at LHS, 2000-05.

  • Buford girls down AJ in soccer...

    The unbeaten Buford High School girls soccer team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 2-0 win over the rival Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteeers on Tuesday night.

    Waverly Bundy opened the scoring in the first half at the 39th minute off a cross from Victoria Hinson.

    Emma Larson scored in the second half in the 54th minute off a throw in. BHS senior keeper Tory Knight recorded her third shutout of the season.

  • Lancers take two wins over Wake...

    The University of South Carolina Lancers took two of three games from the Wake Tech Eagles in a weekend series at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The Lancers, 20-4, rolled to a pair of lopsided wins over the Eagles on Saturday, winning 13-3 and 16-4 in games halted by the 10-run mercy rule.

    In the 10-run win, Tyrie Blalock led the Lancers with three hits, including a three-run home run, and drove in four runs.

  • Jackets edge Bruins in 2-1...

    The Buford High School soccer team avenged a 2-0 loss to Lancaster with a 2-1 win over the Bruins at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday night.

    BHS’s Bryton Davis opened the scoring with a redirected indirect kick/assist by fellow junior and center back William Ingram.

    The score stayed 1-0 until midway the second half, when Lancaster tied it up on a loose ball in front of the Buford goal. 

    LHS’s Grey Phillips scored on an assist from Isaac Williams.

  • Thornwell rockets to top

    Lancaster native and Gamecocks leader Sindarius Thornwell ascended another rung on the ladder of basketball stardom Tuesday, honored as Southeastern Conference Player of the Year in his senior season at USC.
    “I hollered when I heard the big news,” said Thornwell’s mother, Sharicka, who still lives in Lancaster. “Me and my son Tay were in the car a little after noon on Tuesday when we got the news. Tay said, ‘I knew it!’

  • Lancaster Super Speedway to host...

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Lancaster Super Speedway will open the 2017 racing season with the annual LSS car show and open practice Saturday.

    The car show has been very popular with the LSS drivers, fans and staff members.

  • Boxing exhibition aids KLS...

    Solid punches were landed in support of the Kleine-Levin Syndrome Foundation of Lancaster on Saturday at the old Barr Street High School gym.

    A boxing exhibition, led by Lancaster boxing champion Cedric “Mean Man” Mingo, featured rounds of sparring and training at the gym handled by Hope on the Hill.

    Mingo, a retired boxer and a member of the Carolinas Boxing Hall of Fame with a 28-9-1 pro record, took to the ring in the event.

  • Dakota Barton awarded A-AA...

    As if Buford High School 220-pound state champion senior wrestler Dakota Barton’s North-South All-Star Wrestling Classic weekend couldn’t get any better, it did.

    It came actually before he took the mat for two days of all-star competition.

    Barton, at the North-South All-Star Wrestling Classic banquet, was named the Class A-AA Wrestler of the Year.

  • Lady Jackets go unbeaten in...

    BUFORD – The Buford High School Lady Jackets softball team has taken up where it left off last season.

    The BHS girls, the defending Class AA state champions, completed an unbeaten run – 5-0 – Saturday afternoon when the Lady Jackets captured the annual preseason tournament at the Buford High School softball field.