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Today's Sports

  • Small plays big in Dixie Baseball

    It takes a bit of conniving to get Larry Small to stand in the limelight.
    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball League board members lured Small to the mound to throw out the ceremonial first-pitch on March 23, the opening day of LDB’s 61st season.
    After a long, but no way complete speech of what he has given local youth baseball, LDB secretary Jill Laney said, “Mr. Small from this day forward, Field 6 will be named the Larry Small Field.”

  • Andrew Jackson blanks North...

    GILBERT – The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers, fresh off winning the Region IV-AA baseball title, capped play in the Sandlapper Spring Break Tournament on Tuesday night with a 7-0 win over North Augusta High School.
    The tournament, held at Gilbert High School, was slated to open last Saturday, but play was rained out and the event was modified.
    The Vols opened with an 11-1 loss to seventh-ranked Midland Valley High School of Aiken on Monday.

  • Tough tourney preps Indian Land...

    Mac Banks
    Special to The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – Dropping three straight games to finish the regular season is not how any baseball team wants to end things, but that is exactly what the Indian Land High School Warriors will have to live with until the Class 3-A playoffs start.
    The Warriors lost all three games they played during the Queen City Invitational, a tournament in which they hosted.

  • B.A.C.A. night, ‘Cop Car Rentals...

    Saturday is BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse) Night at the half-mile, high-banked Lancaster Motor Speedway with the organization holding a barbecue fundraiser.
    Plates (barbecue and two sides) are $8 each and pounds are $10 each.
    This week’s racing action includes the SECA Crate Late Models and Crate Sportsman divisions, along with the Super Stock, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Vintage, Thunder Bomber and Extreme 4 classes.
    The highlight of the night – back by popular demand – is a 5-lap “Cop Car Rentals” features. 

  • Vols charge to region crown

    Andrew Jackson, capping a long day, finished strong to capture the Region IV-AA baseball championship at the Volunteers’ field Monday night.
    AJ, 9-7, 9-3, scored 10 runs over the final four innings to notch a 13-1 win over Lee Central High School.
    Earlier in the day, the Vols dropped an 11-1 loss to Midland Valley in the Sandlapper Invitational at Gilbert.
    AJ then returned home to battle the Stallions and charged late to post the 12-run win and the Volunteers’ first region baseball title in seven years.

  • Warriors honor state champion...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors wrestling team put the fitting finishing touches on their historic 2018-19 mat season Thursday night at CrossRidge.
    The 35-5 Warriors’ spotlight was brilliant as the ILHS grapplers garnered their share of awards on the special night of champions.
    Warriors’ state champion Markeith Drakeford, 43-6 and the Class AAA 160-pound champion, and state runner-up Weston Nguyen were honored as the team’s Wrestlers of the Year.

  • Lady Bruins win for Region III...

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins softball team wrapped up second place in Region III-AAAA play with an 11-9 win over South Pointe High School on Thursday night.
    Maya Miller, who went 5.2 frames, allowed two hits, three runs, three earned runs and five walks. She struck out seven.
    Madison Morris, in 1.1 innings, yielded four hits, six runs – five earned runs.
    Riley Burton had two hits, including a home run, with five RBIs to lead the LHS offense.
    Ana Watts had two hits, including a double, a RBI and scored twice.

  • Bruin booters top Stallions

    The Lancaster High School soccer teams posted two wins over South Pointe High School in Region III-AAAA play on Thursday night.
    The LHS varsity team was tied at 3-all in regulation and won in the penalty shootout, 3-1.
    Shootout penalty kicks were scored by Mason Green, Aydan Saldana, and Benjamin Guevara.  Keeper Osiel Tello recorded a penalty save in the shootout.
    Regulation goals were scored by Jonathan Baker, Johan Deras, and an own goal.
    Assists were from Green, Kevin Monsalvo, and Jacob Cato.
    The Bruins, 9-6, are 7-3 in region play.

  • Lady Jackets win over Lancaster...

    The Buford Lady Jackets capped a sweep of Class AAAA county rival Lancaster High School with a 9-0 home win over the Lady Bruins on Friday night.
    The Region IV-AA champion Lady Jackets, 10-3 and 6-0, built a 7-0 halftime lead on the way to the lopsided win.
    Buford downed the LHS girls 8-0 at Memorial Stadium earlier in the season.
    Izzy Jones, Marisa King and Emma Larson each had two goals and one assist in the BHS victory.
    Chaney Smith had a goal and two assists. Sophie Ribelin registered a goal and an assist. Jessica Williams added a goal.

  • BHS golfers notch win over...

    The Buford High School golf team topped Central, 164-173 in a Region IV-AA golf match at White Plains Country Club on Thursday.
    “T” Sutton led the Jackets with a 35, with Caleb Henson second at 38.
    Ian McGaughy carded a 45 and Michael McCowan followed with a 46.
    BHS scores also included Jacob Threatt with a 51 and Kylie Bradley with a 66.
    The Jackets, who have won back-to-back region crowns, started the season at 0-3, but have charged back to post a 5-3 mark, 3-2 in region play.