Today's Sports

  • Soccer teams open playoffs

    County soccer teams launch their state title hopes this week as postseason play opens in all classes.The girls begin playoff action Monday, with the boys’ teams slated to open play Tuesday.Andrew Jackson and Indian Land will have girls’ teams involved in the Class AA playoffs.The IL girls host Greenville Tech in the opening round Monday at 6 p.m.

  • CMP hosts One Lap of America

    Carolina Motorsports Park will host One Lap of America on Wednesday.One Lap of America is a racing series similar to the Cannonball Run format.Drivers go from race track to race track with the goal of being the fastest at the track on that day.The series features 7-8 tracks, according to Jochen Tartak of CMP.The competition is open to the public and will be held between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

  • Cavs edge IL in district play

    Christ Church won a hard-fought battle to take a 2-1 extra-inning win over scrappy Indian Land to advance to the Class A Upper State championship baseball series on Wednesday night.

  • Warriors down Lions for III-A...

    The Indian Land High School boys soccer team earned a measure of revenge in taking the Conference III-A title at Lancaster Memorial Stadium on Tuesday night.

  • AJ, IL girls advance

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers and Indian Land Lady Warriors each advanced in impressive fashion in the high school softball playoff action Wednesday.

  • Track dodges rain to get rolling...

    Four out of the past six weeks, Lancaster Speedway has had to call its events due to rain. As of 7 p.m. Saturday, it appeared Mother Nature would net another rainout. Thanks to the hard work of track crews, the drivers’ quick response in getting the races started, and the perseverance of the brave fans who “weathered” the rain, a full night of racing action was completed.First to the track was Lancaster’s young gun series. The front row consisted of a pair second-generation Andrews, Yandle and Blackwood.

  • Jackets alive with 10-5 win

    Buford used a clutch power surge to keep alive its Class AA Lower State playoff hopes with a 10-5 comeback win over Waccamaw on Tuesday at Buford.The Lady Jackets ignited for a key seven-run rally in the bottom of the fourth inning to notch the five-run softball win.Chandler Baxley’s three-run home run and Madisson Finley’s two-run shot triggered the Lady Jackets’ clutch seven-run rally.“We did a good job of hitting the ball and responded in a big way,” Buford coach Sam Page said.

  • McPhearsons lead BHS in region...

    The Buford High School track team notched four titles at the Conference VIII-AA meet in Cheraw.Eric McPhearson, an eighth-grader, led the Jackets, winning the 1600 (5:27) and the 3200 (12:07).Lamont McPhearson won the 800-meter run in 2:23, while the Lady Jackets’ 4 x 100 meter team captured a first.

  • LHS, AJ girls win; Buford fall 2...

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins stayed alive in the Class AAAA Upper State softball playoffs, blanking Aiken High School 4-0 in an elimination game Friday.The Lady Bruins’ win advances Lancaster to an elimination game with Wren High School of Greenville on Monday at 6:30 p.m.Wren dropped a 2-1 loss to Gaffney on Friday night.

  • Bruins hold on, survive

    The Lancaster Bruins forged an early 8-0 lead and stayed on top for an 11-6 win over Aiken to remain alive in the Class AAAA Upper State baseball playoffs on Saturday afternoon at Doomsday Corner.LHS senior hurler Nick Ferguson notched the win, going 5.2 innings. He allowed three runs, three hits and two walks. Ferguson fanned four. Ferguson aided his cause with three hits, including a solo home run, and drove in three runs.Michael Catoe worked 1.1 innings and yielded three runs, three hits and a walk.