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Today's Sports

  • Kids winners in Fore the Kids...

    The real winners in the sixth annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament were the children in the Lancaster community.
    Kicking off the 2016 tournament, chairperson Marshall Benson began with prayer, thanking God for providing the volunteers, churches, schools and supporters during the past year.
    Benson said over 1,000 area children heard the good news of Christ’s salvation and 53 accepted Christ as their savior.
    Many families were strengthened in a positive manner, Benson said.

  • SECA Crate Late Models return to...

    Lancaster Super Speedway returns to racing action Saturday night.
    The return of the SECA Crate Late Model Division headlines action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.
    The SECA Crate Late Model is a fan favorite at LSS due to some of the fan favorite drivers being in there. The racing card also has the Montgomery Towing Super Stock, Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Renegades, U.S. Bonding Vintage and M&M Garage Extreme 4.
    All divisions will be heat racing.
    Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and 5 for the grandstands.

  • Buford hosts Crescent on Thursday

    Buford will be at home Thursday, seeking to wrap up the Class AA Upper State softball title and a bid to the Class AA state title series.

    The Lady Jackets, unbeaten in the Class AA Upstate playoffs with five straight shutouts, host Crescent on Thursday at 5 p.m. A BHS win over the CHS Lady Tigers will give Buford the Upstate title and a bid to the state title round. A loss will force a second game to follow the first game at Buford.

  • LHS Lady Bruins host Daniel on...

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins will host Daniel High of Clemson on Thursday at 6 p.m. in an elimination game

    in the Class AAA Upstate softball playoffs.

    Lancaster, which fell to Chapin on Monday, was scheduled to host Daniel on Wednesday, but the game was rained out and reset for Thursday night at the LHS softball field.
    The winner of the Lancaster vs. Daniel game will venture to Union County on Friday for an elimination game in the Class AAA Upstate playoffs.

  • County track trio tops in AA...

    A trio of county athletes posted Class AA Upper State track crowns at the meet at Keenan High School in Columbia.
    Buford had two athletes to capture Upstate crowns, with senior Autumn Rabon winning the high jump with a 5-2 effort.
    Jackets’ 100-meter wheel chair athlete John Elliott, in his first season of competition, topped the Upstate field with a personal-best 31.02 effort.
    Andrew Jackson also had a first with the AJ girls winning the 4 x 400-meter run in 4:11.16.

  • IL Warriors rally to earn AA...

    Indian Land had a fine finish to fuel its state soccer playoff hopes with a 6-3 comeback win over Mid-Carolina High School of Prosperity on Saturday at IL’s Reservation.
    The match, tied 2-2 at the break, saw the Warriors pick up the pace in the second half on the way to the three-goal win.
    The Rebels actually took a 3-2 lead on a Miguel Gonzales goal, but the fast-finishing Warriors rallied for the win.
    Henry Suvillaga tied the match at 3-all to ignite the Warriors’ late charge.

  • LHS seeks to rebound in Upstate...

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins’ softball team will have to battle back in the Class AAA Upper State softball playoffs.
    Lancaster, in its Class AAA Upstate title series opener, dropped a 6-2 road loss to Chapin High on Monday.
    Lancaster, 20-7, will host Daniel of Clemson in an elimination game today at 6.
    Ariana Ealy, who went three frames, took the loss, allowing four runs, six hits and struck out one. Summer Clinton, in the final three frames, gave up two runs and two hits.

  • Lady Jackets blank Tigers

    The diamond beat goes on for the surging Buford High Lady Jackets’ softball team.
    The 21-4 BHS girls remained the lone unbeaten in the Class AA Upper State tournament, taking a solid 2-0 home win over Crescent of Iva on Monday at the BHS softball field.
    The win, Buford’s fifth straight postseason shutout victory, puts the Lady Jackets in the Upstate title game at BHS on Friday.
    The Buford girls will host the Crescent vs. Chesnee winner on Friday at 5 p.m., needing a win to move on to the Class AA state title series.

  • Speedway features exciting...

    Lancaster Super Speedway featured an exciting night of racing Saturday night.
    The highlight race was the M&M Garage Extreme 4 Double Duels Showdown.
    Mel Privette won feature B and Christopher Barrett took the checkers in the other feature.
    Barrett placed fourth in the Xtreme B feature. Chris Hinson was fifth in both Xtreme 4 races.
    u Super Stock – Brent Hodges, Justin Norwood, Johnny Starkey, Matthew Cauthen, Joseph Engelbrecht
    u SECA Crates Sportsman – Bill Knight, Kevin Blackwell, Jeffrey McGuirt, Travis Payne, Jacob Catoe

  • Warriors in state title match

    Indian Land is on its way to the Class AA boys state title match for the fifth straight season.

    Indian Land, 17-5, posted its fifth straight Class AA Upstate soccer title with a 2-1 win over Powdersville at the Warriors' Reservation on Tuesday night.

    The PHS Patroits struck first with a goal on a penalty kick, but IL responded with a clutch goal from Garrett Gerdes off a Brandon Jacob assist. The Warriors' decisive goal came on Mason Huebsch's goal off a header.

    Indian Land outshot the Patriots, 18-5.