Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • LHS swimmers notch two wins

    The Lancaster High School swim team captured a double dual meet, topping Hartsville, 309-24 and the Governor’s School, 306-24.
    The Lancaster swimmers were led by Lauren Spencer and Makenzy Mills who had two wins each.
    Braydon Powers, Taylor Teague, Luis Bravo, Andres Cuella, Trevor Tipton, Abbi Denyer, Jacques Caravaca, Samuel Page, Alaina Houghtaling and Matthew Rogers each had one win each.

  • Rams ignite, down Warriors, 41-21

    CHESTERFIELD – Indian Land versus Chesterfield looked to be a battle of ground versus pass.
    Could the Warriors control the clock with their running game, or would the quick strike passing attack of the Rams prevail?
    The first half was mostly a stalemate, but in a two-and-a-half minute third-quarter stretch, the host Rams scored 17 points.
    That stretch proved to be the turning point in the Rams’ 41-21 win Friday night.
    The Warriors defense held up well for the most part in the first half.

  • Stallions dash by Jackets, 44-13

    BUFORD – The host Buford Yellow Jackets fell to the Lee Central Stallions, 44-13 on Friday night in the Region IV-AA football opener for both teams.
    For the third straight week, the 1-4 Jackets were up against an unbeaten team, and weren’t able to pull off the upset.  
    LC amassed a whooping 648 yards total offense on its way to the region win.  It was the first game that the Yellow Jackets’ opponent outgained them this season.

  • Falcons soar by Bruins, 35-14

    FORT MILL – In a game of plenty of offense, a couple of key defensive stops sparked host Nation Ford to a 35-14 win over Lancaster at the Falcons’ field on Friday night.
    Nation Ford, up 14-7 in the second period, delivered a pair of pivotal stops on downs deep in the Falcons’ territory to take control.
    NFHS, on a fourth and two play at its 26, turned back the Bruins to get the ball back early in the second period.

  • Vols blank Knights, 26-0

    BOONETOWN – Surging Andrew Jackson opened Region IV-AA play in a big way, blanking rival North Central High School, 26-0 at the rival Knights’ field on Friday night.
    The Volunteers, with the shutout, improved to 3-1 with their third straight win.
    The Vols scored four times during the game, with senior Dalton Haven tallying a pair of touchdowns to key AJ’s victory.
    Haven’s first touchdown came on a three-yard run at 5:23 in the second quarter.
    The extra point was blocked, leaving AJ up, 6-0.