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Today's Sports

  • Jackets battle Vols to highlight...

    County bragging rights and position in Region IV-AA play are the stakes as Andrew Jackson and Buford battle to highlight prep football action Friday night.

    The 4-1 Volunteers, coming off their first loss of the season, will be at home to face the rival BHS Yellow Jackets in AJ’s annual homecoming game.

    Buford, fresh off its first win, will be looking to stay unbeaten in region play after taking a 52-27 home win over Chesterfield High School last Wednesday night.

    AJ dropped a 28-17 loss to North Central in Boonetown on Wednesday night.

  • League extends 2018 prep...

    The 2018 South Carolina high school football regular season now has an additional week.

    The S.C. High School League Executive Committee voted 18-0 on Tuesday to extend the 2018 regular season high school football season to Nov. 2.

    Games postponed last week related to the impact of Hurricane Florence will now be played Nov. 2.

    The S.C. High School League playoffs are now scheduled to begin Nov. 9, instead of Nov. 2 as originally scheduled. The 2018 S.C. high school regular season was scheduled to end Oct. 26 before the changes Tuesday.

  • Shrine Race to roll Thursday

    Thursday night marks the return of a fan and driver favorite at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    Race fans and drivers have been asking to bring back the annual Shrine Race at Lancaster Motor Speedway, and it will finally return after 12 seasons Thursday.

    The Shrine Race, presented by the Jackson Shrine Club in Lancaster, will be one of the highlight races during the 2018 racing season.

    The race features a great cause to help the Jackson Shrine Club and the cripple and burned kids the Shriners support.

  • Andrew Jackson Middle School...

    The Andrew Jackson Middle School Volunteers are 2-0 on the football season after a 34-0 home win over North Central on Wednesday afternoon.

    The Vols broke on top as Ely Sowell picked up a fumbled punt and ran 10 yards for a 6-0 lead.

    AJ Middle, up 6-0 at the half, extended its lead as Banks Helms hauled in a 40-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Hammond Wrenn.

    Sowell scored on the conversion for a 14-0 lead.

    C.J. Frasier dashed 50-yards for a touchdown and Wrenn added the conversion for a 22-0 lead.

  • Team’s 52 tops Rotary field

    The winning foursome shot a 20-under 52 to win the annual Rotary Open golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.

    The winning team included Kenny Faulkenberry, Sonny Hardin, Wayne Joynor and Quinton Rodgers.

    The top prize was $1,000 for the tournament, which included 15 teams.

    Hardin said his team had a “good day.”

  • AJ Volunteers trio saluted

    FORT MILL – A talented trio of Andrew Jackson High School football players earned top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    The Volunteers’ ace threesome included Gavin Phillips, Ryan Hunter and Luke Faulkenberry.

    Phillips was tabbed as the Class A-AAAA Defensive Player of the Week.

  • Buford Middle notches win

    Staff Reports

    The Buford Middle School football team evened its record at 1-1 on the season with a 28-12 win over Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School on Wednesday.

    Buford Middle built a 20-6 halftime lead and stayed in control for the 16-point win.

    BMS broke on top as Preston Scott raced 40 yards to give the Jackets a 6-0 lead.

    Tanner Sellers, who had a big day for the winners, tallied on a 25-yard run to give Buford Middle a 12-0 edge in the first half.

    Sellers also scored on the two-point play for a 14-0 lead.

  • LHS swimmers eighth in Upstate...

    The Lancaster High School swim team placed eighth overall in the Upstate Invitational swim meet held Sept. 8 at the Rock Hill Aquatics Center.

    The Bruins, in the 16-team field, were eighth overall with 80 points.

    The LHS girls were sixth place in the women’s field with 56 points and the LHS boys placed ninth with 24 points.

    Makenzy Mills led the Lancaster High School girls with a second in the 50 freestyle and she placed third in the 100 backstroke,

  • Shrine Race ready to roll...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway roars back into action with a Thursday night special this week.

    The annual Shrine Race, a LMS fixture for years, but absent from the track schedule for the past few seasons, is set to make a return Thursday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

    LMS fans and drivers have been asking for this race to return to Lancaster Motor Speedway for years.

    New track co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn have listened and responded and the Shrine Race is headed back to the track.

  • Buford Middle volleyball wins...