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Today's Sports

  • Signature Waste to purchase ILHS...

    INDIAN LAND – Signature Waste and owner Joe Swinford weren’t going to let this opportunity to honor an Indian Land High School sports landmark athletic achievement be tossed aside.
    Swinford, who played college football at Clemson University, has stepped up to be heard and honor the 2019 Class AAA state wrestling champion Indian Land High School Warriors.
    “It’s ring season,” said Swinford as a big smile broke across his face.

  • Sports Talk: Allen’s crew made a...

    Hitting a few high notes here as we close on the final day of the first weekend of March Madness 2019.
    County hoops fans know the Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers made a strong run in their charge for the Class AA state boys basketball crown earlier this month.
    Well, last weekend another familiar name in Lancaster High School hoops made a strong hardwood bid only to fall short in the N.C. Class AAA girls state finals at the Dean Dome on the UNC campus in Chapel Hill.

  • Bearcats rally, down Bruins

    Host Rock Hill completed a season’s sweep of the Lancaster Bruins, taking a 12-6 win over LHS on Thursday in Rock Hill.
    Rock Hill downed the Bruins, 8-4 in Lancaster on March 7.
    Lancaster, which dipped to 2-7, built an early 2-0 edge on the Class AAAAA Bearcats, but RHHS responded with a nine-run third inning to take control in the six-run win.
    Logan Phillips led the Bruins with two hits and two RBIs.
    Buddy Howard supplied two hits, a walk, scored twice and had two stolen bases in the game.

  • LMS hosts regular racing card...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway action will host a regular night of racing Saturday night.
    The opening two weeks of the track’s 2019 schedule featured the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series followed by the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series.
    The March 30 card will feature the SECA Crate Late Models, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Extreme 4, Vintage and Thunder Bomber.
    Area racing fans, who might have missed one of the two early-season races, can purchase a DVD from Jackie Sims in the pits on race nights at the track.

  • Bruin netters trip Trojans

    The Lancaster High School Bruins tennis team topped Northwestern High School of Rock Hill, 4-2 in a non-region match.
    Singles
    Isaac Thomas (L) defeated Patrick Gibson (NW), 6-1, 6-0. Brevon McKinney (L) defeated George Barbery (NW), 6-0, 6-0. Connor Parman (L) defeated Justin Jackson (NW), 6-0, 6-4. Jakob Sapp (L) defeated  Nathan Moore (NW), 6-0, 6-0. Phoenix Skipper (NW) defeated Alex Barton (L), 6-1, 6-4.
    Doubles

  • Jackets swarm Stallions twice

    The Buford Yellow Jackets, on a diamond roll, blitzed the Lee Central Stallions in a Region IV-AA doubleheader, 13-0 and 21-1 on Wednesday in Bishopville.
    The Jackets, who opened the week with a 7-2 win over Lancaster, improved to 5-3 overall, 4-2 in region play.
    Brayden Phillips, in the opener, drilled two hits, scored a run and had a stolen base. Phillips also worked two frames and struck out five.
    Josh Lilly ripped a hit, drove in two runs and scored a run. Caleb Payne tallied twice and had two stolen bases.

  • Football helped Smith find Christ

    Over some 16 seasons in the National Football League, Steve Smith experienced plenty – Super Bowl, Pro Bowls, NFC title games, intense play and God.
    Smith, reputed as among the best in NFL wide receivers, was the guest speaker at the annual Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet Monday night at Second Baptist Church.
    Smith is ranked eighth in career receiving yards (14,731 yards), 12th in career catches (1,031) and 25th in receiving touchdowns (81).

  • Lady Jackets top rival Bruins

    The Buford High School girls’ softball team improved to 7-2 with an 11-4 win over county rival Lancaster High School on Monday.
    Yancey Dingler hurled the BHS win, posting seven strikeouts and a walk.
    Dingler, at the bat, delivered two hits and drove in a run.
    Jamaya Miller took the loss for the Lady Bruins.
    Hunter Allen led the Lady Jackets with three hits, a stolen base and two RBIs.
    Emily Taylor had two hits and two RBIs, Kayley Stroud slammed a home run and drove in two runs.

  • Lady Warriors solid for softball...

    The 2019 Indian Land Lady Warriors are off to a fast start on the diamond and look to continue their shining success under veteran coach Monica Barfield.
    Indian Land was 3-0 on the season to open the week.
    The Lady Warriors sport six returning starters off the ILHS softball team which advanced to the Class AAA Upper State title series.
    The Lady Warriors, on the way to the Upstate championship series, captured the Region IV-AAA championship and Class AAA District IV softball crown.
    The Lady Warriors return their share of experience from the 2018 team.

  • Lacaster Bruins top Westwood in...

    The Lancaster Bruins upped their Region III-AAAA mark to 2-1, 4-3 overall with a 5-2 win over Westwood High School.
    Mason Green tallied twice, while Benjamin Guevara, Jason Ramos and Jonathan Baker each added one goal.
    Aydan Saldana, Johan Deras and Guevara each had an assist.
    Warriors rip Keenan
    Indian Land ripped the Keenan Raiders in Region IV-AAA boys soccer, 13-0 on Tuesday night.
    The Warriors outshot LHS, 30-4.