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Today's Sports

  • Close finish highlights Matt...

    Beautiful weather, a competitive field, a close finish, and a tribute to a friend highlighted play at the 16th-annual Matt Blackwell Foundation Golf Tournament on April 22 at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The top four teams ended up within one stroke of each other in the 25-team field.

    The foursome of T.J. Yarborough, Patrick Crawford, Ryland Pond and Andrew Price were crowned 2017 Matt Blackwell golf tournament champions with a score of 50.1.

  • Lady Warriors roll in win over...

    The sixth-ranked Indian Land Lady Warriors built a 6-0 halftime lead on the way to a 10-1 win over host Lancaster High School at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.

    The Lady Warriors, 13-5-1, had plenty of contributors as Kelsey Long scored three goals in the ILHS girls’ victory.

    Reagan Hunter and Emily Gerdes each had two goals and an assist.

    Shelby Ryberg, Emily Jordan and Summer Bishop each tallied a goal for the Lady Warriors. Bishop added an assist.

  • IL state champs Ross,...

    INDIAN LAND – Brilliant Indian Land Warriors wrestlers took center stage at the Cross Ridge Ministries in Indian Land on April 21 for the annual ILHS wrestling awards.

    Warriors state champions Chad Milasauskas (126) and Austin Ross (106) were honored as the Indian Land High School Wrestlers of the Year.

  • Vols, Jackets rebound in Class...

    Andrew Jackson and Buford stayed alive in the Class AA baseball playoffs, posting wins in district elimination games Thursday night.

    AJ, which dropped a 4-1 road loss to Abbeville on Tuesday, rebounded with a 7-3 victory over host Saluda to end the Tigers’ season.

    Buford, which fell to Johnsonville 10-0 on Wednesday, came back to notch a 10-8 win over the Andrews High Yellow Jackets on Thursday at AHS.

  • Lady Bruins open playoffs with...

    The Region III-AAAA softball champion Lancaster High Lady Bruins opened the Class AAAA Upper State playoffs, taking a 6-1 home win over Greer on Thursday.

    The Lady Bruins, 16-0, rode the pitching of junior southpaw Summer Clinton, who in facing 22 batters, allowed no hits, three walks and struck out five GHS batters.

    Clinton aided her cause with a hit, sacrifice fly RBI and scored a run.

  • Jackets claim region golf title

    The Buford Yellow Jackets golf team shot a 339 to win the 18-hole Region IV-AA golf tournament at the Green River Golf Club in Chesterfield on Wednesday.

    The 10-2 Jackets, who went unbeaten in region play, were led by tournament medalist Caleb Henson, who shot a 76.

    The Jackets’ “T” Sutton, an all-region pick with medalist Henson, posted a 79.

    Cannon Cato had an 86 and Chandler King posted a 98 to boost the Jackets’ links effort.

  • SECA Crate Late Models bonus...

    The SECA Crate Late Models will headline action with the SECA Crate Late Model bonus race paying $2,000 to win Saturday night at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    To date, the SECA Crate Late Models have raced at Lancaster Super Speedway twice, with Gary Puckett taking the win in a highly competitive race with Hank Taylor and Travis Steele.

    Timbo Mangum won the most recent SECA Crate Late Models race, Mangum battled  longtime rival, “The Gambler,” Brandy Baker for the win.

  • Fore the Kids tourney has record...

    The winning team for the seventh annual Fore The Kids golf tournament held at Edgewater Golf Club included George Ardery, Ted Kennedy and Arrien Dadney.

    The second-place team was Fred, Nick, Cadi Mangano and George Beaver.

    The third-place team was Jerry Byrum, Rob Noland, Andy Sharrai and Don Martin.

  • Lady Vols win region track crown

    The Andrew Jackson High School girls compiled 111 points, highlighted by three firsts, to win the Region IV-AA girls track title at Buford High School on Tuesday.

    The Lady Vols were followed by host BHS with 95 points.

    Paris Clyburn, who won the discus crown for the third straight season, aided the AJ cause along with Niyana Jones, who won the long jump and placed second in the high jump.

  • Bruins capture region title

    The Lancaster High golf team was a little off its game, but had what it needed to capture the Region III-AAAA golf title for the second straight season at the Lancaster Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon.

    The match was originally set for Monday, but reset due to heavy rain in the area earlier in the week.