Today's Sports

  • Seniors notch win in LHS powder...

    The Lancaster High School seniors captured the title in the annual LHS powder puff football game at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
    Hayden Thorne, who plays volleyball, basketball and soccer for the LHS Lady Bruins, sparked the seniors’ 21-point victory.
    Thorne opened the scoring with a nine-yard scoring run. In the second period, the LHS seniors extended their lead to 14-0 as Thorne hit Peyton Patterson on a nine-yard touchdown pass.
    The seniors’ third touchdown was set up by a Kayla Bailey interception.

  • Rams roll by Vols, 48-21

    CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield converted three Andrew Jackson turnovers into touchdowns to pull away from the Volunteers,  48-21 on Rams’ senior night in Chesterfield on Friday, Oct. 23.
    “Chesterfield is really fast and makes it difficult to match up their speed,” AJ coach C.J. Frye said. “Of course, we did not help ourselves with turnovers and costly penalties at crucial times.

  • Fast start fuels Warriors over...

    INDIAN LAND – Momentum can be a tricky thing in sports.
    Can a good performance one week, or a big comeback carry over to the next? In Indian Land High’s case it certainly appears as if it did.
    After twice rallying from 14 down last week in a 28-21 overtime road win over North Central, Indian Land took that momentum and ran out to a 21-0 lead against rival Buford on Friday, Oct. 25.
    The Warriors were able to keep it going thanks to an opportunistic defense  and the running of Lee Massey to defeat  the Yellow Jackets 48-21.  

  • Late surge sparks Bruins

    Lancaster came on late, and the fast-finishing Bruins proved to be the hit of LHS homecoming 2015 at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Oct. 23.
    The ninth-ranked Bruins, 8-1, 3-1, struck for a pair of touchdowns in the final 1:08 to lift LHS to an exciting 33-22 win over Union County in a Region III-AAA thriller.
    Lancaster, down 16-0 at the half, steadily fought back to post the 11-point win with a touchdown from the defense and offense in the final 68 seconds.

  • Bailey tops Run with the Bruins...

    Buford High School track and football coach Jareth Bailey ran a 19:33 to win the sixth annual Run with the Bruins 5K at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 17.
    The race featured a beautiful, sunny morning at the 48-year-old arena.
    Runners and walkers, young and old, came out for what has become a fall tradition in Lancaster.
    Isaac Williams posted a 19:57 to place second and former LHS cross country runner Ellison Hagins had a 19:59 to finish third in the field of 150 runners.

  • Haire-Harris team for member-...

    The team of James Haire and Richard Harris posted a net 56 to win the member-member golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday, Sept. 19.
    Haire and Harris posted a narrow win over the duo of Jason Knight and Tim Smith, who registered a net 57.2 to place second in the first flight.
    The tournament, which featured 22 teams, was originally set for earlier this summer, but was moved to draw more teams and for cooler weather.

  • Juniors roll in annual Buford...

    The Buford High juniors team rolled to the title in the annual BHS powder puff football game at Jackets Stadium during the school’s homecoming week, Oct. 12-16.
    The BHS juniors team, led by assistant football coach Jareth Bailey, wrapped up the title with a 41-6 win over the seniors.
    The seniors opened the scoring as Cassidy Solomon scored on a touchdown run.
    The juniors answered in a big way.
    Victoria Hinson reeled off a long touchdown run and Tory Knight added the extra point for a 7-6 junior’s lead.

  • BHS duo likes team’s bond

    Buford High School senior teammates Christian Catledge and LaDarius Parker play on opposite sides of the ball, but they say the Jackets’ 2015 football success is about bonding.
    BHS, 2-8 a year ago, has come on strong this season to post a 5-3 record, including a 3-1 mark in Region IV-AA.
    “This summer we came together and it drew us closer,” said Catledge, a 5-8, 150-pound senior safety on the BHS defense. “I feel we’re closer. We spent a lot of time together, nearly every day in the summer.”

  • 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.