Today's Sports

  • Lancaster High swimmers look to...

    The Lancaster High School swim team has produced a tradition of pool success and the Bruins hope to continue the run this season.
    The LHS team has produced 17 straight seasons, with the 2014 campaign a stellar one.
    The Bruins won the region crown, with the girls going 13-1 and the boys 12-1.
    The LHS squad returns 11 girls and 14 boys this fall.
    Bruins coach Midenna Anderson said the season is looking strong.

  • Swimmers open with pool sweep

    The Lancaster High School swim team opened the 2015 season with a sweep of Mid-Carolina and Newberry on Wednesday, Aug. 26.
     The LHS girls downed Mid-Carolina, 113-49 and Newberry, 110-45, while the LHS boys topped Newberry, 99-54 and Mid-Carolina, 103-60.
    In the results, the LHS girls are first and boys second.
    200 medley relay – 1. LHS girls, 2. LHS boys
    200 freestyle – 1. Gracie Scott, 2. Samantha Ihm, 3.Morgan Ledford; 2. Jacques Caravaca, 3. Braydon Powers, 5. Noah Phillips

  • BHS’s Carnes ready for role

    Buford High School senior center Brandon Carnes said he wants to be “that guy” this season.
    “That guy” is the Jackets’ offensive line leader, following in the solid footsteps of past BHS ace linemen like Griggs Griffin, Kyle Norcia and Autry Blackmon.
    Now, as Carnes sees it, his time is here.
    “I’ve been on the line since the 10th grade and I have to be that person this season,” said Carnes, a three-year starter for the Jackets. “I have to keep their heads high and be a leader and role model.”

  • Sowell captures Kershaw crown

    Andrew Jackson High School golf star Logan Sowell captured the Kershaw Golf Club championship, prevailing in a one-hole playoff on Sunday, Aug. 16.
    Sowell and Jerry Pardue were tied at 135 after 36 holes in the Kershaw Golf Club championship to force a playoff.
    Sowell parred No. 1 to take the one-shot win for the title.
    The battle for the Kershaw title was tight as Pardue, a former KGC champion, held a one-shot lead after the opening 18 holes.
    Pardue carded a 68, while Sowell posted a 69.

  • Limited Late Models set for...

    The Limited Late Models, a fan favorite, return to highlight action Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Lancaster Super Speedway.
    To date in the Limited Late Models, the “Rock Hill Bad Boy,” Ben Watkins, has posted two wins, while track veteran Timbo Mangum has one victory.
    The Limited Late Model Division has been providing great car counts during the 2015 racing season at LSS.

  • Tight play highlights Bear Hug...

    Tight play highlighted action in the fourth annual Bear Hug Brawl at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 22.
    The annual junior varsity football showcase, which spotlights county jayvee football and cheer squads, is held in memory of Buford High junior varsity football player Seth Muennich, who died in an auto accident near the school in 2011.
    Funds benefit the Seth Muennich Foundation, Seth’s Giving Tree.
    The jamboree’s name comes from the physical embraces, which Seth Muennich was known for during his lifetime.

  • Rivals battle in openers

    The 2015 Lancaster County high school football season kicks off with a big kick as rivalry clashes highlight opening night only several miles part.
    Andrew Jackson, launching a new era in Volunteers football with new head coach C.J. Frye, will host rival Lancaster, while 15 miles up the road and to the east, Buford battles old foe Indian Land.
    The games kick off at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28.
    Lancaster and AJ will be meeting for the 46th time dating back to the first clash in 1970.
    Frye said the Bruins are a “tough team.”

  • Olivers pace LJGA effort in all-...

    The Olivers led the way for the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association in the annual Thomas D. Todd all-stars tournament at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six on Aug. 22-23.
    David Oliver and his sister Braelyn Oliver were the top finishes for the LJGA all-stars in the two-day tournament.
    David Oliver, in the boys 7-9 age division, tied for second with a 73 over 18 holes. Landry Williams, age 6, placed ninth.
    Braelyn Oliver, in the girls 7-9 age group, finished fourth and Rachel Kate Hinson was sixth.

  • Racing action features exciting...

    Lancaster Super Speedway action featured a wild night of racing at the half-mile oval Saturday, Aug. 22.
    In the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock main event, the front row was Brandy Baker and Johnny Starkey.
    When the green flag dropped to start the race, it was Baker, Starkey, Joseph Engelbrecht and Joseph Richardson battling for the lead entering turn one. Exiting turn two, Baker, Starkey, Engelbrecht and Andy Hodges battled for the lead.

  • Home cookin’ wins jamboree play

    KERSHAW – The home teams – host Andrew Jackson and Lancaster high schools – triumphed in the 12th annual Founders Federal Credit Union Kickoff Classic at Volunteer Stadium on Friday, Aug. 21.
    The Vols, led by first-year head coach C.J. Frye, opened play with a 14-7 win over Indian Land and put the finishing touches on their 2-0 night with a 7-6 victory over Buford.
    Lancaster, which shared the home sideline with AJ in the annual scrimmages among the four county schools, edged BHS, 6-0 and followed with a 10-0 blanking of the IL Warriors.