Today's Sports

  • Parker tops in bodybuilding field

    A field of 14 bodybuilders competed in the first NGA Red Rose City Classic Natural Championship at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 17.
    Octavious Parker took the overall title, and Maceo Thompson was named meet runner-up.
    Parker received a pro card, which allows him to advance to the professional level of bodybuilding competition.
    The competitors came from across the area, and even one from Ohio, to claim a coveted trophy. Thompson, Michael Duncan, and Kyle Montgomery are from Lancaster.

  • Cherokee Speedway to host Blue...

    Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney will host the 25th annual Blue Gray 100 this weekend.
    Action begins tonight, Oct. 23 and continues Saturday, Oct. 24.
    The racing event is highlighted by the $12,000-to-win Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series main event Saturday night.
    The racing order tonight is the Thunder Bombers, Extreme 4 and Young Guns 4-Cylinders will qualify and run main events. The Stock 4 will qualify and run heat races, and an open practice for all other divisions is slated.

  • IL’s Gordon garners 2 Tri-County...

    RICHBURG – Indian Land High School senior Austin Gordon captured two awards at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg.
    Gordon, for his effort on both sides of the football, reaped the Div. II Offensive Player of the Week as the Defensive Lineman of the Week.
    Gordon, in IL’s 28-21 overtime win, ran for 150 yards in 32 carries and scored three touchdowns for the Warriors, who trailed by 14 points twice before rallying for the win.

  • Swimmers have strong showing in...

    The Region III-AAA champion Lancaster High School swim team posted a strong effort at the Class AAA swim meet at the University of South Carolina Natatorium on Saturday, Oct. 17.
    The LHS girls, 15-0 on the season, tallied 153.5 points to place ninth out of 24 teams.
    The Bruins boys, 14-1 on the campaign, tallied 101 points to place 12th out of 32 teams in the state swim meet.

  • Teams face key clashes

    County teams face key region games to highlight week nine.
    Teams need wins to boost their hopes for possible region titles and the upcoming playoffs.
    Lancaster, for its annual homecoming game, will host Union County.
    Buford ventures to the county panhandle to battle the rival Indian Land  Warriors and Andrew Jackson hits the road to battle Chesterfield High School.
    All gmes are slated to begin at 7:30.
    Lancaster coach Bobby Collins said the Bruins, 7-1, face a talented Union County team.

  • LSS drivers have solid showing...

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers ventured across the state line over the weekend for the King of The Carolina’s Races at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C.
    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers had a strong showing throughout the weekend, with Ben Watkins posting a seventh-place finish in the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series main event.
    Josh Langley was 17th in the Clash Super Late Model Series main after getting caught up in a wreck on the front straight away.

  • Buford tops NCHS for region crown

    Buford prevailed in a play-off tiebreaker to capture the Region IV-AA volleyball championship with a 3-1 win over North Central on Thursday, Oct. 15 at Central of Pageland.
    The Lady Jackets and North Central, the defending region champion, were tied for first-place in the region after regular-season play.
    BHS, 17-2, 12-1, defeated NCHS at the Knights’ gym, but North Central won at Buford during regular-season play.
    In the rubber match, Buford opened with two wins before North Central won, but Buford bounced back to take the match and the title.

  • Eagles ground Jackets with...

    Buford’s four-game winning streak and undefeated region mark came to a halt Friday, Oct. 16 at Jackets Stadium,
    The visiting Central Eagles, 4-4, 3-1, shut out Buford’s offense in the second half and ran away with a 35-14 Region IV-AA victory.
    It was homecoming night for Buford, but the “crowning” jewel belonged to the CHS wishbone.
    Behind the wishbone set, the Eagles amassed 305 yards of offense on the ground, and the Central defense frustrated Buford’s offensive attack.

  • Warriors rebound, rally for win

    BOONETOWN –  Indian Land’s month-long road trip ended Friday night at North Central on a good note.
    As they did the first three weeks, the Warriors started slowly, falling behind by 14 twice.  Unlike the last three, the Warriors rallied for an exciting 28-21 win in overtime.
    On the second series for the Knights, they substituted their running quarterback, Delmarcus Wood. The decision proved to be a good one as Wood took the shotgun snap and on the second play of the drive and raced straight up the middle 76 yards to make it 6-0.

  • Braves spear Volunteers for...

    KERSHAW – Cheraw combined a balanced offense with a stingy defense to stymie Andrew Jackson, 33-12 at Volunteer Stadium on Friday night.
    With the 21-point win, the Braves snapped the Vols’ two-game winning streak.
    Cheraw quarterback Tristen Campbell racked up 273 yards total offense, 117 yards rushing and 166 yards passing, including three TDs passing.
    Andrew Jackson continually shot itself in the foot with 11 penalties for 75 yards and three turnovers.