Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.