Today's Sports

  • South blanks Buford

    The South Mustangs evened their record at 1-1 on the season, taking a 20-0 win over Buford Middle School at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.
    SMS’s Jay Bumpass scored on a 55-yard run and added the two-point conversion to give the Mustangs an 8-0 edge.
    South upped its lead to 14-0 as Keyonte Rivers returned a punt 85 yards. South wrapped up the scoring as Sean Truesdale scored on a three-yard run. The two-point conversion failed.
    South Middle travels to face Lewisville on Thursday for a 5:30 game with the Lions.

  • Richard Plyler ‘touches ’em all’

    Richard Plyler has completed the circuit.
    In his terms, Plyler, 72, calls it a “check off his bucket list.”
    Plyler, an avid baseball fan for the better part of his life, completed a visit to all 30 Major League Baseball cities last Saturday when he attended the Twins-Indians game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. The host Twins, in 12 innings, took a 2-1 win over Cleveland.

  • SECA Crate Late Models return

    Lancaster Super Speedway roars back to action with the SECA Crate Late Model Division returning to headline the action Saturday night.
    The SECA Crate Late Models will be paying $1,000 to win.
    This season has seen some of the best SECA Crate Late Model racing at LSS in years, with Timbo Mangum and Benji Knight leading the way with two wins apiece.
    Other drivers who have won on the 2016 racing season are Steve Banal one, Chris Hargett one, Chris Steele one, Brandy Baker one and Pat Linsday one.

  • LHS swimmers top RNE

    The Lancaster High School swim team continued its winning ways, taking a lopsided 265-62 win over Richland Northeast on Thursday night.
    The LHS girls won 129-38 and the Bruins took a 136-24 victory over the Cavaliers.
    Lauren Spencer, Luis Bravo, Makenzy Mills, Alaina Houghtaling and Jacques Caravaca each had two wins for Lancaster.
    Braydon Powers, Taylor Teague, Andres Cuella, Samuel Page and Simon Wright each had a first to aid the Lancaster win.
    The Bruins, after dropping a close loss to Blythewood, have reeled off three straight wins.

  • Lady Jackets look to rebound...

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets volleyball team will look to get back on track this week in Region IV-AA court play.
    The Lady Jackets, the defending region volleyball champions, dropped a 3-0 home match to North Central High School on Thursday.
    NCHS, the region runner-up last season to BHS, rolled to the win, 25-18, 25-17 and 25-17. A year ago, Buford and North Central split in regular-season play, with BHS capturing the crown in a special playoff match at Central High School in Pageland.
    Buford will visit North Central for a Region IV-AA rematch Oct. 4.

  • County duo to open region play

    The 2016 Lancaster County high school football season is just into its first month of play, and two schools are looking at the “second season.”
    Buford and Andrew Jackson launch Region IV-AA play Friday night.
    The Jackets, 1-3, are home to battle Lee Central High School of Bishopville, while AJ has a short bus ride in store, with the 2-1 Volunteers venturing to Boonetown to face North Central in neighboring Kershaw County.
    Lancaster and Indian Land are still in non-region games.

  • Robbie Helms captures Renegade...

    Last Saturday’s races at Lancaster Motor Speedway included Montgomery Towing Super Stock, Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Renegades, M&M Garage Extreme 4 and U.S. Bonding Vintage.
    Montgomery Towing Super Stock finishing order was  Brandy Baker, Jason Gulledge, Joseph Engelbrecht, Elias Grant, Johnny Starkey, Andrew Winderl and Michael Stuart.

  • Hyde Park golf wins

    The team of Hubert Brown, Caleb Brown, Jerry Pardue and Randy Young topped the 11-team field at the ninth annual Sport’s Ministry of Hyde Park Baptist Church golf tournament on Aug. 27 at the Lancaster Golf Club.
    The winning team received $700 for its victory.
    “We had great participation with 11 teams,” said Kathy Mosteller, a tournament organizer.
    Tourney proceeds help sponsor mission opportunities for all ages of Hyde Park Baptist Church.

  • BHS litter-free game

    The Buford High School Jr. Civitans Club is teaming with PalmettoPride to help turn its campus into a litter-free zone. On Friday, Sept. 16, when BHS faces Lee Central, fans representing each school will be challenged to keep the stands litter free.
     Students will hand out personal-size litter bags to each fan entering the stadium to use for disposing trash.

  • Warriors’ rally falls short in...

    INDIAN LAND – The roller coaster ride of emotion for Indian Land High School at home continued Friday night.
    Two weeks ago, the Warriors lost a 22-point lead before winning in overtime, 41-35 over rival Buford.
    Indian Land fell behind 21-0 to Class AAA foe Broome High School this week, rallied to tie the game, and ultimately their struggles to stop the Centurions running game was the difference in the Warriors’ 28-21 loss.