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Today's Sports

  • Buford blanks AJ for region...

    The Buford Lady Jackets used a clutch pitching effort to notch a 2-0 win over county rival Andrew Jackson High School to win the Region IV-AA softball title for the second straight season.

    BHS senior right-hander Sydney Sullivan, who has signed to play at Limestone College, struck out 18 AJ batters and allowed a walk and a hit to key the 17-4 Lady Jackets to the region title win at the Lady Vols’ field on Friday night.

    AJ had only three batters reach in the game.

  • Vols edge Jackets for playoff bid

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers edged county rival Buford, 2-1 to capture fourth-place and a Class AA Upper State baseball playoff bid on Friday night at the Vols’ field.

    The Vols’ win came on AJ baseball senior night when Heath Gandy and John Cauthen were honored.

    Gandy was the man of the hour in the game, hurling the complete-game win and going 2-3 with the game-winning RBI to score teammate Will Hudson who had doubled in the AJ fifth.

  • Bruins sweep KLS county meet

    Host Lancaster High School captured both titles in the 11th annual Kleine Levin Syndrome Running for Ryan Lancaster County track meet at the LHS track Saturday afternoon.

    The Bruins, with nine firsts in 16 events, compiled 120 points, while the Lady Bruins, who also won nine events in the meet, tallied 98.5 points.

  • Lancers capture Region X title

    A Sunday split proved to be diamond delight for the University of South Carolina Lancers’ baseball team at the Lancaster High School baseball field on Sunday.

    The Lancers, with a split with Region X rival Spartanburg Methodist, earned the school’s first-ever regular-season region baseball championship.

    USCL, with the crown, will be the Region X tournament top seed for the tournament which opens May 6 in Burlington, N.C.

  • First Lancaster County FCA...

    Nutramax Laboratories will present the first Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Sporting Clay Classic May 12 at Rocky Creek Sporting Clays in Richburg.  Check-in is at 11 a.m., with lunch at noon.

    The Gould Brothers Exhibition is at 1 p.m., with the shoot 2 to 5 p.m. 

  • ILHS’s Ojeda to play at Coker

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors’ volleyball team sports one senior, Samantha Ojeda, and she’s going to continue her education and volleyball career at Coker College.

    Ojeda, who has secured a position as a defensive specialist/libero at the Hartsville college, signed Tuesday afternoon in the ILHS media center to play for the Lady Cobras.

  • No. 7 LHS to host region field

    The Lancaster High School golf team will put its unbeaten links mark on the line Monday when the Bruins host the Region III-AAAA golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    Lancaster, ranked seventh in the latest Class AAAA poll by the SC Golf Coaches,  is 15-0.

    Lancaster swept a tri-match with Westwood High School of Blythewood and Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill to close out regular-season play.

  • Vols booters seek solid finish

    The Andrew Jackson High School boys soccer team, at 4-11-1 on the season, is hopeful for a solid finish to earn a Class AA Upper State playoff berth this spring.

    The Vols, under second-year head coach Alex Tarque, are young with only one senior, first-year player Seth Hinson.

    “We are a young team with a senior, two juniors, and the rest freshman and sophomores,” Tarque said. “On our junior varsity soccer team, we have a freshman and the rest are eighth and seventh graders.

  • Garrett Hammond savoring...

    Save his wedding day, Lancaster golfer Garrett Hammond rates his latest links outing as one of the top events in his life.

    Hammond recently played in the RBC Heritage pro-am at the Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head.

    Hammond and pro Trey Mullinax teamed for a 57 to finish second in the best-ball tournament.

  • Unbeaten Lady Jackets blank Vols

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets soccer team continued their undefeated streak and posted a program milestone with a 6-0 win over county rival Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium.

    The 15-0 Buford girls, in their third season of soccer, posted their first region crown with the shutout win over the Lady Vols.