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Today's Sports

  • AJ girls net win over LC

    BISHOPVILLE –  The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split wins with the Lee Central Stallions on Friday night.
    The eighth-ranked Lady Vols won 28-22, but the second-rated AJ boys lost 69-54 in the Region IV-AA split at Lee Central High School in Bishopville.
    The Lady Vols, 10-5, 5-0, got off to a slow start and posted six points in the first quarter to the Lee Central girls’ three.
    The score remained low at the half with Lady Vols holding a 15-10 halftime lead.

  • Lancaster drops hoops pair at...

    The Lancaster Bruins, in different ways, dropped a pair of Region III-AAAA games on Friday night at Westwood High School in Blythewood.
    The LHS boys fell in a close loss, 64-62 and the Lady Bruins were defeated, 74-47 in the varsity opener.
    Lancaster, in the close loss in the nightcap, had a shot to force overtime as Ronj Stevenson was fouled on a three-point shot with no time on the clock.
    He hit his first shot to make it a two-point game, 64-62, but couldn’t hit the rest and the Red Hawks held on for the close win.

  • Lady Jackets trip Central in...

    PAGELAND – Buford split in a Region IV-AA trip to Central of Pageland for hardwood play Friday night.
    The Lady Jackets notched a 38-22 win, but the CHS Eagles prevailed in the nightcap, 60-50 to earn the hoops split.
    The BHS girls, with a strong second half, registered the 16-point win over the Lady Eagles.
    Buford led 17-11 at the half, and used a 21-11 surge in the second half to take the region win.

  • Vols fall in MLK Showcase

    CHARLOTTE –  Andrew Jackson received less than royal treatment on the Volunteers’ hoops visit to the Carolinas Queen City on Saturday afternoon.
    The Vols, playing in the MLK Showcase at Charlotte’s Grady Cole Center, dropped a pair of basketball games to Class AAAA West Charlotte High.
    The Lady Lions, in the opener, rallied late to take a 44-40 comeback win over the Lady Vols.
    The WCHS boys built an early lead and cruised to a 73-37 victory over the AJ boys to complete the Lions’ sweep.

  • Brice savoring final hill thrill

    Jaquarius Brice’s final Death Valley day Saturday is one he will never forget.
    Brice, the senior walk-on defensive end for the national champion Clemson Tigers, totally enjoyed his final appearance at Frank Howard Field.
    The former Lancaster High School football player called the experience “amazing.”
    “There’s no experience like going down the hill at Death Valley,” Brice said.

  • Tigers’ Watson repeats as...

    clemsontigers.com

    NEW ORLEANS — Deshaun Watson, the All-American quarterback for Clemson University, has been selected as the 2016 winner of the Manning Award, presented by the Allstate Sugar Bowl to the top quarterback in the nation.

  • 1981 champions reflect on Tigers...

    Editor’s note: Four Duke Energy employees who were members of the Tigers’ 1981 national championship team, and their reflections on this week’s game and what the experience meant for them and their careers.


    Jessica Wells

    Illumination Staff Writer

  • Bruins’ Brunson earns national...

    The National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) has selected Bob Jones University Bruins women’s basketball senior guard Sha’Ron Brunson as national student-athlete of the week.

    She was selected for her play in two games for the Bruins last week.

    Brunson is a former Lancaster High School girls basketball standout who played under coach Ronnie Robinson at LHS, where she graduated in 2013.

  • Lancers sign Argentina player...

    University of South Carolina Lancaster soccer coach Alex Tarque, in a move to boost the Lancers’ program through international play, has signed Maximilliano Ruiz of Argentina.

    “This is part of a plan to bring a variety of foreign players into the soccer programs for both our men’s and women’s teams at USCL,” said Tarque, who coaches the USCL men’s and women’s teams.

  • LHS honors season’s top...

    The Lancaster High School volleyball team recently honored top players for the Lady Bruins’ volleyball season.

    Junior captain Ashley Abbott, the LHS libero, earned a pair of awards for her play during the 2016 season.

    Abbott was named the Lady Bruins Defensive Player of the Year and she was also selected to the all-region volleyball team.