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Today's Sports

  • Lady Warriors defeat Bruins in...

    Indian Land improved to 2-1-1 on the season as the Lady Warriors blanked Lancaster High 6-0 in girls soccer at the ILHS Reservation on Thursday night.

    The Lady Warriors built a 1-0 halftime lead and added five second-half goals on the way to the win.

    Summer Bishop scored twice, while Emily Gerdes, Shelby Ryberg, Kelsey Long and Emily Jordan each tallied a goal. Abby Curry also had an assist for the ILHS girls.

  • Boxing event to boost KLS...

    Boxing to boost the Kleine Levin Syndrome Foundation is the main attraction in the old Barr Street High School gym Saturday.

    A boxing event, featuring training and sparring, is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the gym at 610 East Meeting Street.

    Retired professional boxer Cedric “Mean Man” Mingo, now a boxing coach and trainer, is promoting the event to benefit the Kleine Levin Syndrome Foundation.

  • Cherokee Speedway hosts March...

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Cherokee Speedway will host March Madness, Saturday and Sunday.

    The track is located at 153 Speedway Road in Gaffney.

    Racing on Saturday includes the Southeastern Late Models paying $2,000 to win, 602 Thunder Series $1,500, Thunder Bomber $500, Extreme 4 $1,000 and Renegade $500.

  • Brunson reaps All-South Region...

    GREENVILLE – The National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) has named Bob Jones University Bruins senior women's basketball forward Sha'Ron Brunson first team All-South Region.

    Brunson was selected based on her performance throughout the season, with the first team selections being voted on by the South Region head coaches.

  • Rivers helps Bulls to CIAA title

    Former Lancaster High School basketball star Malia Rivers scored 10 points to help the Johnson C. Smith women’s team to the CIAA championship on Saturday at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte.

    Rivers, a freshman guard selected to the CIAA All-Rookie team, netted three treys in the final period to help Smith to the 68-59 win over Virginia State.

  • Jackets’ Barton caps mat career...

    Dakota Barton’s third goal for the 2016-17 high school wrestling season will be reached this weekend.

    Barton, coming off his second-straight Class A-AA 220-pound state wrestling championship, will be in action this weekend for the final time in his Jackets’ mat career.

    Barton, a senior, is set to compete in the 29th annual North-South All-Star Wrestling Classic at North Myrtle Beach High School.

  • Buford, AJ unbeaten in softball...

    The host Buford High School Lady Jackets and Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers are each 2-0 in pool play for the 2017 preseason varsity softball tournament at the BHS field.

    Buford, the defending Class AA state champion, has posted a pair of shutouts in its two pool play tournament games.

    The BHS girls opened with a 10-0 win over Class AAA foe Chester on Monday and downed Central High School of Pageland, 7-0.

  • Lancers take three from Patriots

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers captured three of four games over the Patrick Henry Community College Patriots over the weekend at the Lancaster High School field.

    The Lancers capped the four-game series with two lopsided wins in five innings – 19-6 and 15-4.

    The 18-3 Lancers took control with 16 runs in the bottom of the second on four home runs.

  • Lady Bruins capture Kickoff...

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins soccer team captured the championship in the Lugoff-Elgin Kickoff Classic at Lugoff-Elgin High School on Monday night.

    The LHS girls, 3-1, captured the title with a 2-0 win over host Lugoff-Elgin.

    Kendra Haddox, assisted by Michaela Burton, tallied a goal. Burton scored on a penalty kick earned by Mary DeVenny.

    Jaden McGriff posted the shutout.

  • Barton repeats Class A-AA 220-...

    Buford High School’s Dakota Barton reached the top again to stake his claim as a multiple state wrestling champion at the Anderson Civic Center on Saturday.

    Barton posted a tough 2-1 win over Cody Fleming of Ninety Six High School in Greenwood County to notch his second straight 220-pound state championship in the Class A-AA individual state tournament.