Today's Sports

  • Waller to lead Jackets’...

    Buford High School has tapped into the college ranks for its new boys basketball coach.
    Raheem Waller, an Atlanta native who has coached 10 years in various levels of college basketball, was introduced as the Jackets’ new basketball coach Thursday, Oct. 8 in the BHS auditorium.

  • Pivotal games Friday night

    Week eight of the 2015 Lancaster County football season features a host of pivotal clashes Friday, Oct. 16.
    Lancaster and Buford will be in quest of wins to boost their region title and playoff chances.
    Andrew Jackson and Indian Land will be seeking victories to aid their postseason hopes.
    Lancaster ventures to Rock Hill to battle defending Region III-AAA champion South Pointe, while Buford, in its annual homecoming game, will face Central as the Jackets seek to stay unbeaten in Region IV-AA play.


    South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier, in his coaching career, was known for his knack of the element of surprise, but his final call at USC was the stunner of his 11-season career with the Gamecocks.
    Spurrier, mired in a 2-4 start and an 0-4 record in Southeastern Conference play, announced his retirement effective immediately following the Gamecocks’ evening practice Monday, Oct. 12.

  • Fast start fuels Rebs' win...

    PROSPERITY – The month-long odyssey for the Indian Land Warriors continued on Friday night, Oct. 9 against the Mid-Carolina Rebels, and once again the Warriors had trouble getting started.
    The host Rebels, led by Terrence Long, bolted to a 28-0 lead en route to 54-30 non-region win over the visiting Warriors, who dropped their third straight loss.
    Long’s first rush, the opening play from scrimmage, went 75 yards for a touchdown.

  • Vols’ homecoming happy in win

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson parlayed a strong defense and a balanced offense to give first-year Volunteers’ coach C.J. Frye his first home victory against Region IV-AA rival North Central, 35-15.
     “I am so proud of the effort this team gave tonight, “ Frye said. “Every time we needed a big play, our defense responded. Plus, we were pretty balanced on offense.
    “This group is exciting to watch when we play with this kind of desire,” added Frye. “ We still have to work on penalties.”

  • Juggernaut Jackets jolt Rams, 31...

    CHESTERFIELD – The saying goes, a good defense will beat a good offense and the Buford Yellow Jackets proved that to be true Friday night when they handed the 10th-ranked Chesterfield Rams their second loss of the season, 31-23.
    With the win Buford, 5-2, 4-0, sits atop Region IV AA after the surging Jackets’ fourth straight region win.
    The pass-happy Chesterfield offense was stymied throughout the game by the stingy Buford defense. The Rams didn’t have an offensive score until five minutes left to play.

  • Bruins clip Clinton, 24-16

    CLINTON – With the game on the line, Lancaster put it on the line and delivered with a tough 24-16 win over Clinton in a Region III-AAA football game Friday night, Oct. 9 at Wilder Stadium in Clinton.
    LHS, ranked No. 8 in the Class AAA state poll, was locked in a battle with the Red Devils, who trailed 17-16 in the final period.
    The Bruins, 7-0, 2-0, then turned to its potent ground attack to grind out a decisive 13-play, 78-yard drive.

  • Red Rose City Bodybuilding...

    The NGA Red Rose City Classic Natural Body Building competition is set for Oct. 17 at the Bundy Auditorium on the University of South Carolina Lancaster campus.
    The pro qualifier meet, hosted by Lancaster native Kennett Washington, will feature divisions for men, women, children and a wheel chair division for physically-challenged athletes.

  • Lady Jackets continue stellar...

    The Buford Lady Jackets’ volleyball team improved its record to 16-3, 10-1 in Region IV-AA play, sweeping Central High School of Pageland in its latest court victory.
    The BHS girls topped the CHS Lady Eagles, 25-12, 25-8 and 25-15 on Tuesday, Oct. 6 in Pageland.
    “Our communication has been outstanding and we must continue to play as a team,” BHS volleyball coach Taylor Roberts said.
    Roberts said the BHS squad has been sparked by the play of Lady Jackets’ seniors Autumn Rabon, Gabby Davis and Hanna Robinson.

  • Allen plays big for Vols

    KERSHAW – Dalton Allen plays big for the Andrew Jackson High School football team.
    Allen, at 5-10, 130, doesn’t have the size, but that matters little to the Vols’ senior captain.
    “I’ve always been a smaller player, but I try to make the best of it,” he said.
    A quick look at his AJ athletic resume speaks volumes about his play, not just on the football field.