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Today's Sports

  • Bear Hug Brawl ‘fit to be tied’

    The fifth annual Bear Hug Brawl was a tight defensive battle Saturday afternoon at Buford High’s Jacket Stadium.
    The junior varsity football jamboree, featuring all four county schools, saw only one game produce points.
    The Brawl’s final clash saw the host Buford Junior Jackets and Andrew Jackson battle to an 8-all tie at the wire.
    The Junior Jackets tallied on a 70-yard drive, with quarterback Webber Moore scoring on a nine-yard run.
    On the conversion, Ja’Tavis Crockett tallied for an 8-0 BHS lead on the Junior Volunteers.

  • Lindsay posts first-ever win at...

    Saturday night was a beautiful evening at Lancaster Super Speedway, with blazing racing, lower temperatures and heated tempers flaring.
    The SECA Crate Late Model main front row had Pat Lindsay and Benji Knight.
    At the green flag, Lindsay, Knight, Brandy Baker and Timbo Mangum roared into turn one battling for the lead. Exiting turn two, Lindsay led, while Knight, Baker, Mangum, Travis Steele and Manley Chaney contested for second.

  • Tigers’ Swinney wins Alonzo...

    DAPHNE, Ala. – Clemson University head football coach Dabo Swinney, who led his team to an undefeated regular season in 2015 and who has won more than 73 percent of his games in eight years as head coach, received the 2016 Amos Alonzo Stagg Coaching Award from the United States Sports Academy on Thursday evening at Clemson Memorial Stadium.  The award was Swinney’s 11th national coaching award this year.  

  • South Carolina Football Coaches...

    The South Carolina Football Coaches Association has announced its 2016 Hall of Fame inductees for the third hall of fame class.
    The seven coaches have a combined 207 years as a head football coach and they have won 1,681 games and 22 state football championships.
    The banquet to honor the coaches is Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Landmark Resort at 1501 South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.
    Banquet tickets go on sale Oct. 1 to Dec. 1.
    For more information on tickets contact: Mike Ware,  1062 Griffin Road, Pomaria, S.C., 29126

  • Lions down Vols in 36-6 win

    KERSHAW – Host Andrew Jackson opened its 2016 season, dropping a 36-6 home loss to Class A opponent Lewisville High School on Friday night at Volunteer Stadium.
    For most of the game, the contest was played under a threat of rain, but the visiting Lions stormed to an early lead and stayed in control for the 30-point win.
    “We showed up on the battlefield, but we did not win this battle,” AJ second-year head coach C.J. Frye said. “We need to work on many aspects of our game.”

  • Jackets swarm Cavs in opener

    BUFORD – Buford launched the 2016 football campaign with a solid 35-6 win over visiting Franklin Christian on Friday night.
     The win gave Buford its first opening game win in three seasons and is BHS head coach Tripp Watts first 1-0 start.
    Buford, behind the passing of Ryan Moore and the running of Isaah Nesbit, racked up a total of 315 yards of offense on the night.  Moore threw for 175 yards and scored two touchdowns.

  • Bruins blitz Warriors

    INDIAN LAND – Lancaster, striking by land and air, prevailed 47-10 in the Bruins first-ever football meeting with county foe Indian Land.
    The Class AAAA Bruins unleashed their vaunted running attack, but were also effective with the pass on the way to the 37-point win over the Class AAA Warriors at IL’s Reservation on Friday night.
    Lancaster bolted to a 14-0 lead before the Warriors rallied to slice the gap, 21-10.

  • Fifth Bear Hug Brawl ready to...

    The Lancaster County junior varsity football teams and cheerleaders will be in the spotlight Saturday at Buford High School’s Jacket Stadium.
    The fifth annual Bear Hug Brawl is set with the opening action at 10:10 a.m.
    The Bear Hug Brawl, held in memory of the late Seth Muennich, a former BHS Junior Jackets football player. Muennich died in an auto accident near the school in 2011. He was 14 at the time of his death.

  • BHS duo big part of team

    Buford High School third-year head coach Tripp Watts regards senior running back Isaah Nesbit and wide receiver Rhylee Blackmon as a big part of the Jackets’ team.
    Watts is hoping Nesbit and Blackmon, who have missed much of the preseason with injuries, can make an impact in a hurry.
    Nesbit, who injured his neck in a preseason scrimmage at McBee High School, has been cleared to play and is expected to be in the lineup tonight when the Jackets face Franklin Christian in their opener.

  • Junior golfers focused on all-...

    Lancaster junior golfers will be seeking top honors this weekend as they play in the annual Thomas D. Todd all-star tournament at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six.
    The Lancaster chapter has 12 junior golfers competing in the all-star field Aug. 20-21.
    The LJGA members earned their shot to play with top showings in the chapter’s 2016 tournaments during the spring and summer.
    The annual Roy Small Junior Championship, held at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 25-26, capped the chapter’s season.