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Today's Sports

  • Lady Jackets looking for stellar...

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets made a strong run in the Class AA Upper State softball playoffs last spring and they look to do the same this season.
    BHS, led by sixth-year head coach Lael Allen, has her share of experienced players and key returnees from the 17-10 team of 2018 to make a strong postseason run.
    Buford has started well, sporting a 5-1 mark entering the week.
    Pitching plays a key role, and Buford will look to sophomore hurler Yancey Dingler to do well in the circle.

  • Vols drop tough loss to Bulldogs

    Ninth-ranked Camden High School edged Andrew Jackson, 2-1 in 10 innings at the CHS baseball field on Monday night.
    Camden snapped a 1-1 tie with a single run in the bottom of the 10th inning to take the narrow win over AJ, ranked third in the latest Class AA state poll by the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association.
    The Volunteers, 2-2 overall, dropped a 6-5 home loss to Camden last week at AJ.
    AJ was led by Landon Jordan with a hit and a RBI.
    Rylan DeBruhl had a hit and tallied the lone Volunteers  run in the road loss.

  • Lancers net home sweep of Indians

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers opened NJCAA Region X baseball play with a sweep of USC Salkehatchie to push the USCL mark to 15-2 with a school record 14-game win streak.
    The Lancers capped the four-game series with two dramatic wins Sunday.
    In the Sunday nightcap, USCL edged the USCS Indians, 8-7 as Johnny Watts smashed a walk-off solo home run to lift the Lancers to the one-run win.
    Ethan Martinez, who worked two innings in relief, was the winner. Griffin Jester hurled five frames before yielding to Martinez.

  • Vols top Bruins in prep soccer

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit to notch a 3-2 comeback win over rival Lancaster High School last week.
    Jared Truesdale scored two goals and Avery Funderburk tallied on a penalty kick to help the Vols post the win.
    Tyler Williams was in the goal for the Vols.
    Chris Ervin and Jonathan Baker each had a goal for LHS. Johan Deras and Aydan Saldana each had an assist for the Bruins.
    In the junior varsity match, AJ took a 1-0 win over the Junior Bruins.
    Bryce Harbin had the AJ goal in the close win.

  • LMS has two-night opener

    Lancaster Motor Speedway cranks up its 2019 season in major fashion Friday and Saturday at the half-mile dirt track with Pepsi Night.
    Friday night action for Pepsi Night at LMS has the track hosting SECA Crate Late Models $1,000 to win, Super Stock $600, Extreme 4 $400, Pure Stock V8 $300.
    The action will also feature heat races for SECA Crate Sportsman and Renegade Divisions.

  • Lady Jackets defeat Lady Vols

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    Buford topped county and Region IV-AA rival Andrew Jackson 10-1 on Thursday night.
     Buford’s Yancey Dingler hurled all 7 innings for the Jackets, yielding three hits and a run. Dingler struck out eight and walked two.
    Kyndal Thomas led the Jackets with four hits, Kayley Stroud, and Hunter Allen each had three hits. Emily Taylor, Lexie Sullivan, Hannah Boone, Aspen King, and McKenzie West each had one hit.

  • Vols jolt Jackets in home win

    KERSHAW – The third-ranked Andrew Jackson Volunteers exploded for 11 runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 17-3 baseball win over Region IV-AA rival Buford High School at the AJ field on Thursday night.
    The game was originally slated for Friday night at AJ, but moved ahead a day due to expected rain in the area Friday.
    The Vols, 2-0 in region play, rapped 11 hits in the 14-run win, which was halted in the top of the fifth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.
    AJ ripped North Central, 12-0 to open region play earlier in the week.

  • Lady Jackets blank AJ

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets improved to 3-1 overall, 2-0 in Region IV-AA girls soccer with a 3-0 road win over defending region girls soccer champion Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday night.
    The Lady Jackets took a 1-0 halftime lead as center midfielder Isabella Jones, on the first of two goals, tallied.
    In the second half, Buford High first-year soccer player Sophie Ribelin, off a Chaney Smith assist, scored her first career goal for the Lady Jackets.
    Jones, on a six-yard shot, put BHS up 3-0 with her second goal of the night.

  • Moore to play volleyball at USC...

    INDIAN LAND – From Warrior to Indian, Indian Land High School volleyball ace Sarah Moore is liking and making the transition to college volleyball.
    Moore, the 2018 Lady Warriors volleyball co-captain and MVP, is headed to the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie to play for the Indians.
    Moore visited USCS in mid-January and the trip south was all it took.

  • Warriors face challenge in...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors, coming off one of the most successful baseball seasons in school history with a 22-9 record, are not rebuilding or reloading this spring.
    The Warriors of fifth-year coach Joey Robinson, who were undefeated region champions and finished in the Class AAA final four last spring, will be redefining their own standards as they continue to add value to the Warriors baseball legacy.
    ILHS, despite losing eight seniors, return six everyday players from the Warriors’ 2018 banner season.