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Today's Sports

  • Blackwell Holiday Hoops scores...

    The sixth annual Matt Blackwell Foundation Holiday Hoops Classic, featuring 35 teams, capped play Saturday night, as champions were crowned in seven different divisions.

    The week-long tournament involves teams who participate in the Moriah Baptist Association league, from first graders to high school seniors.

    The tournament also includes a college division.

    Games were played during the week at several church gyms with all championship games being played Saturday at Lancaster High School.

  • McCarter guns Lady Jackets to...

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets gave BHS coach Michelle Vestal a reason to smile after the BHS girls notched their first win Thursday in the Sonic Classic at Cheraw High School.

    The Lady Jackets ignited in the final period behind Buford High ace Brittany McCarter, who tallied 29 points.

    McCarter netted 21 second-half points to power the Lady Jackets to a 35-26 win over Lamar in the opening day of the holiday tournament.

    McCarter hit 16 of her 21 points in the final eight minutes, with six coming at the foul line.

  • Warriors honor fall stars

    INDIAN LAND- Indian Land High fall sports stars were honored for their season of brilliant play Wednesday night.

    The Warriors' fall sports stars took center stage at the annual awards night.

    IL athletes in football, volleyball, cross country and girls' tennis were honored in the Warriors' gym.

    Football standouts Chad Carlton and Keyadd Miller reaped top honors for the 1-9 team.

    Carlton, a versatile performer, was named the Offensive MVP, while Miller earned the Defensive MVP.

    Carlton, a sophomore, garnered All-Conference III-A honors.

  • LHS girls win to gain region...

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins used a pivotal fourth-period run to down York 50-43 in Region III-AAAA play.

    The LHS girls' win gave the Bruins a split of the league twin bill.

    York rallied in the second half for the 53-51 win in the boys' game.

    In the opener, Lancaster, which held the lead for the bulk of the first half, saw York charge to forge a 32-30 advantage in the third period.

    The Lady Cougars were down 25-20 at the break before the Lady Bruins got rolling.

    A 12-5 York run to open the third quarter gave the Lady Cougars a 32-30 edge.

  • Sellers' clutch FTs lift...

    INDIAN LAND – Andrew Jackson’s Justin Sellers hit four points, but all were huge in the Volunteers’ exciting 55-54 win over county rival Indian Land on Tuesday night.Sellers dropped in a free throw with no time on the clock to lift AJ to the thrilling one-point win.The Vols, down 36-29 after three periods, rallied to close the gap to three – 54-51 in the closing seconds.Sellers was fouled on a three-point shot to tie the game and went to the line and hit all three to knot the game at 54.“Justin was clutch for us,

  • LHS's Craig stars in Taco...

    The Lancaster High School junior wrestler Joe Craig took the whole enchilada at the annual Taco Bell prep wrestling tournament on Saturday at Spring Valley High.

    Craig, the Bruins' 145-pounder, went 4-0 with as many pins to capture the tournament's s Most Outstanding Wrestler Award.

    "Joe was, as the award said, outstanding throughout the tournament," said LHS coach Sam Robinson. "He won the award in a field which included two-time state champions. It was an elite group and to be the best says a great deal about him."

  • Drum savors Shrine Bowl...

    Call it the highlight in the twilight.

    Lewisville football coach Floyd Drum, a 39-year sideline veteran, said his recent Shrine Bowl experience represents a special time in a stellar career winding to a close.

    Drum, who makes his home in Lancaster where his career includes stops at Lancaster High and South Middle School, said the Carolinas' all-star football experience matches its lofty billing.

    The annual high school all-star charity game, which draws the states' top senior football talent and coaches, benefits Shrine hospitals for burned and crippled children.

  • Jackets drop pair to Knights

    BOONETOWN – Buford’s road trip to Class A foe North Central resulted in a pair of losses to the Knights on Friday night.In the opener, the NC girls downed the Lady Jackets 39-27. The BHS boys dropped a 72-62 loss to the Knights.In the boys’ game, the third period proved to be the difference.North Central held a 37-35 edge at the break and came out with a crucial 14-5 run in the third period to take a 51-40 lead.“We came out a little flat in the second half and had some key turnovers,” BHS coach Jeff Moyer said.

  • Vols fall short at Great Falls

    GREAT FALLS - Andrew Jackson battled to the buzzer, but host Great Falls held the upper hand for a 62-50 win and a non-region basketball sweep on Friday night at GFHS.

    The Red Devils opened an early lead and stayed on top to gain the 12-point win.

    Great Falls opened the twin bill with a 58-29 win over the Lady Vols, who dipped to 2-5 with the loss.

    In the nightcap, the 1-6 Vols trailed 36-29 at the break and couldn’t overcome the Red Devils. Great Falls took a 48-35 lead into the final period.

  • LHS Bruins drop two games at NW

    ROCK HILL – The Lancaster Bruins' Region III-AAAA opener was a downer.The Bruins, on a league road trip to Northwestern of Rock Hill, had a rocky night on the hardwood, dropping both ends of the twin bill.The Lady Bruins opened play, falling 51-44.