Today's Sports

  • Three in N-S all-star game Dec....

    Lancaster County will have its share of representation at the 68th annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach on Dec. 12.
    Two athletes and a coach will be part of the North all-star team as it competes in the elite game at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach. The county trio includes LHS senior offensive lineman Lewis Johnson and LHS assistant coach Ricky Brown along with Buford star senior defensive back Christian Catledge.

  • Lady Jackets roll in playoff...

    The Region IV-AA champion Buford Lady Yellow Jackets made quick work of Fairfield Central to open the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs on Wednesday, Oct. 28.
    BHS swept the Lady Griffins, 3-0 – 25-7,25-7,25-10.
    “The girls played well and are steadily working toward the match on Monday,” BHS coach Taylor Roberts said. “Communication and leadership are always keys to success.”
    Buford advances to host Liberty High School on Monday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. in the BHS gym.

  • LHS trio has special role

    A trio of Lancaster High School spring sports athletes is making a special contribution to the 2015 Bruins’ football team.
    The three includes team veteran Trevor Latham along with first-year players Cooper Ledbetter and Corey Lucas who play a major role in the LHS special teams.
    Ledbetter, a baseball player, handles the long snapping, while three-year soccer players Latham and Lucas do the kicking. Latham is the place-kicker, while Lucas does the punting.

  • Sprint Cars ready to roll at...

    The USCS Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars will be highlighting two area Carolinas race tracks Friday and Saturday night this weekend, Oct. 30 and 31.
    Tonight, Friday, the USCS Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars will highlight racing action at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., along with Limited Late Models $1,500 to win, SECA Crate Sportsman $500, Street Stock $500, Renegades $500 and USCS 600 Mini Sprints.
    Gates open at 5 p.m. with hot laps at 7:20. Heat races are set for 8. Admission prices are $20 for the grandstands and $30 for the pits.

  • Bruins' Johnson, Jackets...

    A pair of Lancaster County high school football standouts have been selected for the 68th annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, Dec. 12.

    The North team includes Lancaster High School offensive lineman Lewis Johnson and Buford High School's Chris Catledge.

    In addition to football, Johnson also plays basketball for the Bruins, while Catledge plays on the Jackets' baseball team.

    The game will be played at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.

    The South won the 2014 game, rallying for a 23-18 win.

  • Playoffs, pride Friday stakes

    Week 10 of the 2015 high school football season is about playoffs and pride.
    Some teams will be playing for postseason seeding, while others will have their focus on team pride as regular-season play winds to a close.
    Lancaster and Indian Land will be seeking to aid their postseason hopes, while AJ and Buford will be seeking to boost their pride and records.
    Lancaster, coming off a 33-22 Region III-AAA homecoming comeback win over Union County, will be at home to face Broome, 3-6, 1-3.

  • Lady Bruins, Jackets host...

    Three county high school volleyball teams will open their playoff hopes this week, including a pair of region champions.
    Buford, the Region IV-AA champion, will launch its postseason hopes at home as the Lady Jackets will host Fairfield Central today at 6.
    Andrew Jackson, the third-place team in Region IV-AA, will visit Region runner-up Mid-Carolina of Prosperity to open its Class AA Upstate playoff hopes.
    Lancaster, the Region III-AAA champion for the second straight season, will be at home to face Wren High on Thursday, Oct. 29.

  • Coaches honor five county...

    Five Lancaster County football players were honored for their play in week nine during the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg,

  • Rally for the Cure a success

    True Homes and Lady Egrets fourth annual Susan G. Komen Rally for the Cure, at the Edgewater Golf Club, on October 10 raised $7,500.
    The funds will be used to assist with the cure of breast cancer, with funds distributed 75 percent locally and 25 percent nationally.

  • Watkins wins Clash points title...

    The 2015 racing season was one to dream about for “The Rock Hill Bad Boy,” Ben Watkins.
    Watkins started the racing season in a Super Late Model for the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series for the first time.
    This season was Watkins first full year racing a Super Late Model car. In previous seasons, Watkins had raced Lancaster Super Speedway, I-77 Speedway and Carolina Speedway in the Crate Sportsman and the Cherokee Speedway in Limited Late Models.
    Early on, Watkins enjoyed success with some finishes up front.