Today's Sports

  • Jackets notch victories over Red...

    GREAT FALLS – Buford, with a thriller and a rout, notched a hoops sweep of Great Falls in the Red Devils’ gym on Dec. 18.
    The Lady Jackets opened with a lopsided 68-26 win and the BHS boys capped the hardwood broom job with an exciting 51-49 victory over the Great Falls boys.
    Buford, in the closing seconds, scored the winning bucket as D.J. Stradford, who finished with two points, hit his only points of the game on a layup to lift the Jackets to the two-point win.

  • Mayer in Shrine Bowl

    Indian Land High School head football coach Mike Mayer will be among the Palmetto State football elite to cap the 2016 high school football season.
    Mayer, a 25-year coaching veteran including 15 leading the Warriors, will serve as a 2016 S.C. Shrine Bowl assistant coach on the Sandlappers’ staff.
    Mayer, 44, was notified earlier this month and was introduced with the 2016 S.C. staff when the coaching staffs were announced at halftime of the 2015 Shrine Bowl on Dec. 19 at Wofford College’s Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg.

  • IL Warriors halt slide in taking...

    The Indian Land Warriors picked the right time to halt their hoops skid.
    The IL boys, saddled with a five-game losing streak to open the season, rebounded to take a 66-61 win over Cheraw in the Warriors’ Region IV-AA basketball opener.
    Indian Land had a big night in its league opener as the Lady Warriors launched the sweep of the visiting Braves with a 56-41 victory.
    The IL boys, 1-5, snapped a five-game slide against a tough non-region slate.

  • Jackets jolt Spartans for home...

    The Buford High wrestling team pushed its mark to 4-2 with a 59-24 win over Camden Military on Dec. 14.
    BHS bolted to a 29-0 lead, but the Spartans used an 18-6 surge to slice the Jackets’ lead.
    The Jackets answered with a 24-6 spree to seal the home win.
    Seniors Scotti Moser and Brandon Carnes sparked the run with each posting a pin.
    Buford visited Whitmire to face the host Wolverines and Ware Shoals on Dec. 17.
    The Jackets will also compete in a weekend tournament at Lugoff-Elgin on Dec. 18-19.

  • Bruins net two wins over Falcons

    The Lancaster Bruins made the most of a short road trip to Fort Mill on Dec. 15.
    The LHS teams posted a hardwood sweep of Class AAAA foe Nation Ford High School at the Falcons’ gym.
    The Lady Bruins, 6-2, notched a 51-45 win and the Bruins, rebounding from a two-point road loss to county rival Andrew Jackson, posted a 63-58 win.
    Lancaster, 3-3 on the season, took control of the game in the second period. LHS held a 13-12 edge after one period, but picked up the pace with a 19-6 surge to gain a 32-18 lead at the half.

  • Vols sweep BHS Jackets

    Andrew Jackson capped a Region IV-AA basketball sweep of county rival Buford with a 75-54 win in the packed Jackets’ gym on Dec. 15.
    The Lady Volunteers opened the hardwood action, posting a tough 39-31 victory over the Lady Jackets.
    The nightcap was all AJ as the No. 4 Vols, 4-1, took control in the second period on the way to the 21-point road win.
    AJ held a 14-11 edge after one period, and began to build its lead in the second period when the Vols outscored the Jackets, 26-10 for a 40-21 halftime edge.

  • Palmetto United 00 Boys Gold...

    The Palmetto United 00 Boys Gold, after winning the SCYSA PMSL 1 East Division, set its   sight on the coveted State Cup.
    The opening day featured a beautiful Dec. 5 morning when PUFC launched the tournament with a 4-0 win over CFC Premier.
    PUFC goals were scored by Luis Alanis, Jaime Bonilla, Martin Cruz to go with an own goal for the 4-0 win.
    The second match was a little more challenging as the PUFC boys rallied to secure a 2-1 victory on goals by Martin Cruz and Luis Alanis.

  • Roscoe notes key factors fuel...

    MYRTLE BEACH – Coach Johnny Roscoe has compiled over 300 wins and won five state championships while coaching at five different Carolinas high schools, including Lancaster High School.
    Friday night – high school football’s game night – Roscoe, a 47-year coaching veteran, provided his game plan for success over all those seasons.
    That success earned him his latest honor – induction into the second class of the S.C. High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Dec. 11 at the Landmark Resort in Myrtle Beach.

  • Rec stars fall in state title bid

    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation small fry all-star coach Kris Self, despite a loss in the state championship game, said he was still proud of the 9-10 all-stars’ postseason run.
    The Lancaster County stars captured the Central District title and the Upper State crown on the way to the state title game against the City of Florence all-stars at River Bluff High School in Lexington on Dec. 12.

  • Buford Middle splits hoops games...

    The Buford Middle School basketball teams split a doubleheader with South Middle School on Dec. 14.
    In the opening contest, the Buford Middle School girls posted a huge win, 52-6 victory over South.
    BMS, in the first period, took a 12-0 lead.
    Buford then forged a 16-4 edge going into halftime.
    During the third quarter, Buford Middle turned up the offense on South, scoring 20 points and taking a 36-6 lead into the final quarter. In the final period, Buford still held the hot hand to take a 52-6 win.