Today's Sports

  • Truesdale tops 10K field in Laps...

    Andrew Jackson High School teacher Marc Truesdale, 27, ran a 39:00 to win the 10K race in the annual Laps for Lancers Road Race at the University of South Carolina Lancaster on March 25.

    A year ago, Truesdale ran a 43:27 to place second behind Jareth Bailey, who ran 39:57 to win the 2016 Laps for Lancers 10K.

    Truesdale, a former AJ High soccer coach, edged EJ Threatt of Pageland, who ran a 42:20, with Shea Donnelly finishing third in 44:02.

  • Lady Warriors stepping up to...

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, through 14 matches this season, have nine wins, and ILHS veteran girls soccer coach Mark Bonda said he feels his team is coming around.

    Early on, the Lady Warriors were bit hard by the injury bug, but some of those injured players are returning to action.

    “We are now starting to get healthy,” Bonda said.

  • Spring roundup: Braves edge...

    Cheraw pushed across a run in the bottom of the eighth to take a 2-1 Region IV-AA baseball win over Buford High School on Wednesday night at the CHS field.

    The Braves loaded the bases and the winning run scored on an error to give CHS the one-run win.

    Ryan Griffin led the Jackets’ offense with a RBI-double. Brett Sistare had a hit and Michael Lewis scored a run for the Jackets.

  • Bruins salute hoops stars

    Lancaster High School stars of the hardwood had one final shining moment Thursday night in the LHS cafeteria.

    LHS basketball standouts drew the blue and gold hoops spotlight and a final bow at the annual Bruins basketball awards.

    Lancaster High School senior forward Nehemiah Mc-Griff was honored for his solid play during the season, a 7-17 finish.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models...

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models will make their Lancaster Super Speedway debut Saturday night.

    The BROLM will consist of Super Late Models, 525s, Limited Late Models and Crate Late Models combined.

    The rules package for the BROLMs have it where all the Late Models will be on even playing field.

    Fans can expect to see Supers, 525s, Limiteds and Crate Late Models at the big half-mile track Saturday.

  • Lancaster’s other connection to...

    Gamecocks fans know former Lancaster Bruins star Sindarius Thornwell is leading the USC hoops charge to the NCAA Final Four this weekend.
    But Lancaster County has another connection to this team – freshman guard Rakym Felder, who played one season at Indian Land High School in 2012-13.
    Felder, a 5-10, 210-pounder, played only his freshman year at ILHS, but was a key performer in the Warriors’ 23-3 season that year.

  • Looking Back: LHS Bruins lose...

    The Lancaster News published this column on Sept. 30, 2015, marking the death of Sindarius Thornwell’s uncle and mentor.

    I’ve been around Lancaster High School basketball for decades, and I don’t think LHS hoops has had a bigger fan than DaJuan Thornwell.
    Seems like when the ball was tipped off for a Bruins game – boys or girls, home or away – “Big Kuntry” was nearby. You would also likely find him at a junior varsity game on the hardwood.

  • Gonzaga is the next Goliath as...

    The Gamecocks’ East Region championship T-shirts said “Cut Down The Net.”
    USC, en route to cutting down the net at Madison Square Garden on Sunday after winning the East Region title and a first-ever NCAA Final Four berth, have cut down the big hardwood timber – No.  2 seed Duke, No. 3 seed Baylor and fourth-seeded Florida.
    Up next for the seventh-seeded Gamecocks comes West Region champion and No. 1 seed Gonzaga.

  • Looking back: Thornwell AAAA...

    The Lancaster News published this article on Feb. 19, 2012, when Thornwell was named South Carolina’s AAAA Player of the Year.

    Before the start of the 2011-12 high school basketball season, Lancaster High School junior star Sindarius Thornwell was named one of the Elite 5 boys players by the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association.
    Thornwell, a 6-5 guard-forward, proved to be that and more as he was recently named the Class AAAA boys Player of the Year by the SCBCA.

  • Next stop: PHOENIX!

    Sindarius Thornwell will have his share of Lancaster supporters in Phoenix this weekend for the Gamecocks’ first-ever Final Four appearance at University of Phoenix Stadium.
    Brian Threatt flies out tonight with his wife, Candy, son Joseph and family friend Russell Dipple.