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Today's Sports

  • Bruins halt Vols golfers’ streak

    The Lancaster Bruins golf team handed Andrew Jackson its first links loss of the season as LHS took a four-shot win over the Vols on Wednesday.
    Lancaster carded a 153, while Andrew Jackson notched a 157.
    Brady Hinkle led the Bruins with a two-under 34. Mason Tucker tallied a 38. Baylee Evans posted a 40, while Mike Williams and Nick Mangano each carded a 41 for LHS.
    Trey Crenshaw had a 42 for the Bruins.
    “It was a tough match,” LHS coach Scott Beatty said. “It was truly a great team effort for the Bruins.”

  • Lady Bruins rally to top Lady...

    Lancaster edged county foe Buford, 6-5 for a tight softball win at BHS on Wednesday night.
    Buford tied the game at 5-all in the bottom of the sixth on a Jensen Shelby home run.
    In the top of the seventh, LHS’s Jada Ames led off with a solid hit to shortstop and reached first on an errant throw. Summer Clinton moved Ames to second on a sacrifice bunt.
    Ari Ealy then hit a tough blooper to the second baseman, making her turn her back to the field.

  • Warriors ignite, belt Vols

    Indian Land used an eight-run explosion in the second inning to spark the host Warriors to an 11-3 Region IV-AA win over Andrew Jackson High School on Wednesday.
    Seth Bevans ripped a two-run single, Hunter Laney drilled a two-run double and Reed Lilly had a RBI-single to key the IL rally.
    Daniel Gueldner racked up three RBIs on two hits for the  Warriors. He singled in the second inning and tripled in the fifth inning.
    Jay Hildreth supplied three hits and scored twice.

  • Jackets’ Elliott wheeling to...

    Buford High School senior track team member John Elliott takes a backseat to none.
    In fact as far as S.C. high school track goes, Elliott is first and that will never change.
    Elliott, born with spina bifida, is a handicapped athlete, but he has found a way to compete this season.
    He is the first Palmetto State high school athlete to compete in the wheel chair 100-meter dash.
    To date, he has competed in five meets, including his debut at Lancaster High School on March 10 where he posted a 50.68 time.

  • LSS officials hope rain’s no...

    Lancaster Super Speedway officials are hoping to dodge the track’s biggest nemesis this season.
    Rain has had an impact on LSS racing action the last two weeks, and the track officials are hoping for clear weather for the first race in April.
    Lancaster Super Speedway will be hosting a full racing card Saturday night.
    The April 2 lineup has three make-up main events from Saturday, March 19 when they were rained out.

  • Lady Warriors bidding to make...

    The Indian Land High Lady Warriors’ softball team is off to a slow start, but hopes to pick up its play as the season moves on this spring.
    The IL girls, who went 17-8 last season, are 2-10, 2-3 at the Easter break point in their season.
    The Lady Warriors sport a young squad with no seniors and only a pair of juniors.
    Coach Nicole Ritter has eighth-grader Chelsi Mackey and Danyelle McCorkle, a sophomore, handling the pitching duties.

  • Jackets split in tourney

    Buford split two baseball games to open play in the Cheraw Diamond Challenge at Cheraw High School on Monday.
    The Jackets rallied to post a 4-3 comeback win over Darlington, but dropped a 9-0 loss to Latta at CHS.
    The Jackets, in the one-run win over the DHS Falcons, trailed 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning, but rallied for a run to tie the game to force extra innings and BHS scored the winning run in the sixth inning.  The tournament games are regulation five innings as opposed to seven innings for regular-season games.

  • Rain washes out LSS action

    Rain washed out action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday and LSS owner Doug McManus has decided to move the March 26 program to April 2.
    The card Saturday night has three make-up main events from Saturday, March 19 when those events were also a weather victim.
    Super Stock paying $1,000 to win, Crate Sportsman $1,000 and Extreme 4 $500 will be making up their main events this week.
    On April 2, the regular racing program has the SECA Crate Late Models, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Vintage and Extreme 4.

  • County Hoops Coup

    When Andrew Jackson High School boys basketball coach Danny Wright took over the Volunteers’ hoops program five years ago, his hope was to return the Volunteers to the  glory days of double-digit wins, deep playoff runs and packed gyms.

    One look over the Vols’ past season reflects Wright is on the right track of delivering on that hardwood vision.

  • Lady Bruins, Vols net hardwood...

    The 2015-16 Lancaster County girls high school basketball season featured plenty of hoops success to reap statewide recognition.

    Unlike the 2014-15 campaign, the season didn’t yield a state crown, but there was a host of state honors garnered by elite girls senior players.

    Those hardwood accolades earned top honors for a pair of county senior aces, Lancaster High School’s Malia Rivers and Andrew Jackson High’s Elizabeth Scott.