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Today's Sports

  • Buford, ILHS volleyball teams...

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets and Indian Land Lady Warriors volleyball teams look to extend their seasons with second-round playoff matches Monday.

    The 16-1 BHS girls, the Region IV-AA champions, host Christ Church of Greenville in a second-round match at 6 p.m. in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs.

    Indian Land, the Region III-AAA runner-up, will venture to Chapman for a second-round clash.

    BHS blanked Eau Claire of Columbia 3-0 to open the playoffs.

    The Lady Jackets prevailed 25-7, 25-12 and 25-5.

  • County trio reaps grid honors

    FORT MILL – Three Lancaster County high school football standouts – two from Indian Land and one from Lancaster – earned accolades at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

    Lancaster High School offensive lineman Jaren Watts was saluted along with Indian Land’s Jacob Carroll and Jessie Mace.

  • Threatt wins Run with the Bruins...

    A record effort highlighted the eighth annual Run with the Bruins 5K on Oct. 14 at Memorial Stadium.

    A field of 200-plus came together on Stadium Drive to run, walk and cheer for each other on the 5K course of the LHS cross country team.

    The morning started with a quarter-mile kids fun run where Wade Sutton, 6, won.

    The 5K run/walk followed, with EJ Threatt of Pageland winning, setting a new Run with the Bruins record of 17:59 to top the 59-runner field.

  • Sistare takes Pigskin Picks top...

    Lori Sistare “Bright” is shining brightest at the peak of the Pigskin Picks this week.

    Sistare’s 13-7 week vaulted her into first place ahead of sister picker Mandy Catoe, who slipped with an 11-9 showing.

    Catoe held a one-game edge, but Sistare shot to first.

    Sistare, an avid Gamecocks fan, was happy with the USC win, but savored it in splendid fashion as the Gamecocks held on to top Rocky Top with a 15-9 road win to give her the Picks lead.

  • Washington expecting solid...

    Kennett Washington sports high hopes about the third annual NGA Red Rose City Classic Natural Body Building competition Saturday at the Bundy Auditorium on the University of South Carolina Lancaster campus.

    The pro qualifier meet, hosted by Washington, a Lancaster native, will feature divisions for men, women, college students and children.

  • Lady Bruins’ Evans AAAA Upstate...

    Lancaster High School senior golfer Baylee Evans, playing as an individual in the Class AAAA Upper State tournament, led the field as the medalist with a 75 on Monday at the Southern Oaks Golf Club in Easley.

    Evans, who earlier in the season finished in a tie for seventh at the High School Invitational by the Women’s South Carolina Golf Association in Beaufort with a 149 (74-75), carded a 37-38, which included two birdies.

  • IL’s Makowski plays hard

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School head football coach Horatio Blades can count on Warriors’ senior defensive lineman William Makowski because, as Blades said, he’s accountable.

    “William is one of the best kids I’ve ever been around,” Blades said. “He’s the epitome of a team player and doesn’t make excuses.

    “William has a lot of ‘want to’ in his play, “ Blades said.

  • Page leads LHS swimmers in solid...

    Lancaster High School junior swimmer Samuel Page paced the Bruins’ effort in the Class AAAA state swim meet at the University of South Carolina Natatorium on Saturday.

    Page earned two medals, highlighted with a silver medal in the 100 backstroke and a bronze in the 50 freestyle. Page swam for the silver in 53.73 and the bronze in 22.40.

    Page also swam on the 200 medley relay which finished seventh and included Andres Cuellar, Nathan Reid and Luis Bravo.

  • Buford holds off Knights for...

    BUFORD – Buford held off a hard-charging North Central Knights team that took the Yellow Jackets to the wire Friday night at Buford Stadium.

    Buford recovered a clutch onside kick with 1:14 left to seal the 41-36 win for the Jackets’ sixth victory of the season on BHS Senior Night.

    The Knights outscored 11th-ranked Buford 24-13 in the second half behind the passing of quarterback Bubba Williamson. Williamson threw four TD passes in the final half, but ran out of time.

  • Talented Stallions dash by...

    ROCK HILL – The Lancaster Battlin’ Bruins, living up to their nickname as much as anytime on the 2017 football season, gave it a good shot, but top-rated South Pointe had too much firepower in a 45-10 win on Friday night.

    The Stallions, ranked No. 5 nationally with an 8-0, 3-0 mark, celebrated their homecoming win later than expected due to the Bruins’ game effort.

    SPHS, up 31-10 and in control, sealed the game with two quick touchdowns in the final period.