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Today's Sports

  • Watts to play at Charlotte

    Lancaster High School defensive star Markees Watts signs to play with UNC Charlotte on Wednesday morning in the LHS media center. See more details in the Friday edition of The Lancaster News.

  • Hinkle signs with Chants

    Lancaster High School star golfer Brady Hinkle was beaming Friday night at a place he’s often shined.

    Hinkle, who has had his share of success at the Lancaster Golf Club, secured his future, signing with the Coastal Chanticleers to play golf at CCU.

    “I’ve always loved going to the beach and spending the next four years and playing the sport I love, I couldn’t think of a better place,” Hinkle said. “Coastal and Myrtle Beach feel like home to me.”

  • Lady Bruins win for split

    The Lancaster Bruins capped pre-holiday hoops play with a split with the host Chester Cyclones on Friday night.

    Lancaster, which swept the Cycs at LHS on Tuesday night, could only manage a split.

    The LHS girls, 6-2, notched their sixth straight win, downing the Lady Cyclones, 76-40.

    Lancaster couldn’t complete the hardwood broom job as the Cyclones avenged their lone loss of the season in a 66-63 win in the nightcap.

  • AJ posts two wins against...

    PAGELAND – Andrew Jackson grabbed wins in both games against host Central High School of Pageland on Friday night.

    The AJ girls dominated the Lady Eagles for the entire game, walking off the court with a 55-32 victory.

    The Vols had a tougher time securing their 43-39 victory, having to trail the Eagles until 3.0 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

    The AJ boys fell behind early in the first quarter, 10-7, and trailed by seven at the half, 22-15.

    Fouls were a factor for both teams.

  • Cheraw takes two from BHS

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    The Buford Yellow Jackets dropped a pair of Region IV-AA basketball losses to host Cheraw High School on Friday night.

    The Lady Jackets, coming off a tough home loss to Lee Central, fell to the Lady Braves, 58-53.

    The BHS boys dropped an 86-57 loss to the Braves.

    The Buford girls battled in the opener before dropping the five-point defeat.

    The Lady Jackets started strong and held a 16-7 lead after one period.

  • Cavaliers clip Warriors

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land dropped two games to Cuthbertson of Union County, N.C. on Monday night at ILHS.

    The winless Lady Warriors dropped a 56-4 loss and the ILHS boys fell to the Cavaliers, 46-45.

    The boys game was close, with Jaylin Goode hitting two free throws with 2.7 seconds left to give CHS the one-point win.

    Goode actually missed a free throw, but a lane violation gave him a second attempt and he hit both to give the Cavs the narrow win.

  • Junior Jackets fall at Cheraw,...

    Cheraw posted a 31-24 win over the Buford High School Junior Jackets in junior varsity basketball play last week at CHS.

    Cheraw stormed to a 10-5 lead in the first period and the tough CHS defense held Buford to four second-period points and the Junior Braves led 17-9 lead at the half.

    Tyson Miller led the Junior Jackets with four points at the break.

    In the third period, Buford was plagued by turnovers and trailed, 20-11.

  • Ultimate Super Late Models set...

    The 2018 Lancaster Motor Speedway racing season is going to be a historical campaign for the legendary half-mile dirt track.

    The Ultimate Super Late Model Series, as announced on www.DirtonDirt.com, will make its first-ever trip to Lancaster Motor Speedway, known as “The Fastest Half Mile Dirt Track in the South.”

    Drivers and fans consider the Ultimate Super Late Model Series one of the best Super Late Model Series in the country, with numerous drivers from different states following the series.

  • McNeely to lead Fort Mill...

    Fort Mill High School will have new leadership in its football program for the 2018 season.

    Former Lake Norman High School, in Mooresville, N.C., football coach Rob McNeely is moving to Fort Mill High School to lead the Yellow Jackets’ football program.

    McNeely served as the LNHS Wildcats coach since 2010.

    Fort Mill, a Class AAAAA school, plays Lancaster High School as a non-region opponent in football.

  • Bruins’ Watts pledges to play...

    Lancaster High School star defensive lineman Markees Watts, who missed his senior season due to injury, will continue his football career at the next level.

    Watts has given the Charlotte 49ers, the University of North Carolina Charlotte, a verbal commitment to play for the Conference USA school.

    Watts, a 6-1, 220-pounder, announced his oral pledge to the 49ers on his twitter account last week.