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Today's Sports

  • Balanced attack keys Lady...

    CHERAW – The Buford High girls led from start to finish for a 60-43 win to highlight a road split with Region IV-AA foe Cheraw High on Tuesday.
    The Jackets, in the nightcap, dropped a tough 58-49 loss to the Braves.
    The BHS girls, 5-10, 3-5, opened a 14-10 lead after a period of play and then took control with a 14-5 surge to gain a 28-15 lead at the half.
    The Lady Jackets, on a 19-12 charge, extended their lead to 20, 47-27, before taking the 17-point win.

  • Jackets drop home pair to Lee...

    Lee Central, completing a Region IV-AA sweep of host Buford, used a solid finish to foil the Jackets’ upset bid of the No. 5 Lee Central Stallions on Friday night at BHS.
    LCHS snapped a 42-all tie after three periods with a 28-22 surge to take a 70-64 win over the Jackets.
    In the opener, the Lee Central girls rallied in the second half to gain a 34-28 victory.
    The 12-4 Stallions, unbeaten in region play at 6-0, made the most of their foul shots, netting 27-35, including 19 of 27 in the final period.
    The Jackets were 9-22 at the foul line.

  • IL Warriors notch two hoop wins...

    Indian Land captured a pair of Region IV-AAA home basketball wins in a sweep of Fairfield Central High of Winnsboro at the Warriors’ gym on Friday night.
    The Lady Warriors opened with a 42-39 win and the IL boys capped the sweep with a 52-49 victory over the Griffins.
    The Warriors opened with a good start to take a 12-5 lead after one period, but Fairfield Central stayed close  as the Griffins trailed 28-21 at the half.
    Indian Land led 41-38 with a period to go, and the Warriors held on for the three-point win.

  • Vols post two wins over Knights

    KERSHAW – The host Andrew Jackson Volunteers cruised to a pair of Region IV-AA hoops wins over rival North Central High School on Friday night.
    The Lady Vols posted a 67-44 win and the Volunteer boys finished with a 74-48 win over the Knights.
    The Lady Vols, 12-5, 7-0, came into this rivalry contest with a record of 18-2 over the Lady Knights. The Lady Vols have won both of the prior meetings this season against the Lady Knights.

  • Bruins split with Stallions

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins snapped a three-game slide in Region III-AAAA play, taking a 51-48 win over South Pointe to give LHS a split in the home twin bill Friday night.
    The LHS girls opened with the three-point win, but the Bruins dropped a 62-42 loss to the Stallions in the nightcap.
    The Lady Bruins, 5-8, 2-3, rebounded from a slow start to notch the win.
    South Pointe opened a 9-6 lead after a period of play, but the Lady Bruins responded in the second quarter to take control.

  • LSS hosting Clash twice in 2017...

    The 2017 Lancaster Super Speedway racing season is getting closer and closer.
    LSS race teams across the Carolinas are preparing for the upcoming racing season at Lancaster Super Speedway.
    The ever-so popular Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series will be competing twice at the  LSS half-mile during the 2017 season.
    The first Clash race is on March 18, with the second race scheduled for Sept. 2.

  • Winthrop to play Davidson at...

    CharlotteKnights.com

    CHARLOTTE – On Wednesday, May 10, college baseball will return to BB&T Ballpark as the Davidson College Wildcats host the Winthrop University Eagles in a 6:05 p.m. game.

    Gates will open at 5 p.m. and field box tickets will be $10 for fans. Students from each university will be offered a discounted field box ticket of $8 by showing a school ID.

  • Panthers’ Turner in Pro Bowl

    Panthers.com

    CHARLOTTE – Guard Trai Turner has been named to the 2017 Pro Bowl, taking the place of Washington guard Brandon Scherff, who is unable to participate due to injury.

    Turner, who was named to his first Pro Bowl last year, will join tight end Greg Olsen, linebacker Thomas Davis and fullback Mike Tolbert for the game on Jan. 29 in Orlando.

    Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was also selected, but he will not attend.

  • 5 former Tigers in all-star games

    Clemsontigers.com

    Clemson – Five former Clemson football players will compete in postseason all-star games over the next two weekends.

    Artavis Scott, Clemson’s career leader in receptions with 244, Carlos Watkins, who set a Clemson season record for sacks by a defensive tackle in 2016, and Ben Boulware, an All-American linebacker who led the Tigers in tackles this year, all will play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl.

  • Jackets wrestlers making strides

    The Buford High Yellow Jackets wrestling team stands at 6-9-1 on the season, but BHS second-year wrestling coach Garrett Plyler is encouraged with his team’s showing in the last week.

    The Jackets, in a Region IV-AA home match with Cheraw and Chesterfield on Wednesday night, posted a split.

    The Jackets rolled to a 66-12 win over Chesterfield, and dropped a 48-21 loss to Cheraw.