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Today's Sports

  • Allen leads BHS girls hoops...

    Buford High School senior guard Hunter Allen, a Class AA all-state and an all-region selection, led the Lady Jackets basketball awards for the 2018-19 season.
    Hunter and her BHS hoops teammates were honored at the team’s annual awards night May 19 at La Chalupa Mexican Restaurant in Lancaster.
    Allen, who averaged 14.3 points and 3.9 rebounds to go with three assists and 4.7 steals a game, was honored as the BHS girls basketball MVP.

  • Indian Land girl gets early...

    Mac Banks
    For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – While getting money to play college athletics is pretty special, doing so when you are only 16 is extraordinary.
    Indian Land’s Shelby Ryberg will be playing college soccer at USC-Lancaster, but she  also graduated early at only 16-years-old. Ryberg finished her senior year at Indian Land High School as a member of the ILHS class of 2019.
    “I started doing my high school credits when I was in the eighth grade,” she said.

  • Gardner signs with Lancers

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior pitcher Griffin Gardner, in one of his final days at the Lancaster County Class AA school, did something for his future.
    Gardner, a two-year star for the Volunteers baseball team, is bound for the next level after signing with the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team on Tuesday, three days shy of his high school commencement.

  • Watts pleased with Jackets...

    The annual Buford High School spring football game ended in a 7-all tie on May 23 at Jackets Stadium.
    “It was competitive and we worked in a lot of players,” BHS coach Tripp Watts said. “We just went out in helmets and this allowed us to let everybody get in on the action during the game, including rising ninth graders.
    “That’s what we wanted,” Watts said. “We wanted all our players to see action to give them some time in a game-like situation.”

  • Hinson leads AJ sports awards

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior athlete Jamie Hinson earned the Volunteers Athlete of the Year for the 2018-19 season and the annual AJ sports awards showed why he garnered the Volunteers’ top honor.
    Hinson, a three-sport athlete, earned All-Region IV-AA honors in football and basketball.
    He was presented the Vols Competitive Spirit Award for the 2018 AJ football season, a 6-5 finish and playoff bid.

  • Juniors top Rock Hill in 3-0...

    ROCK HILL – The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team opened its first week with a strong showing.
    The 3-0 P-31 juniors capped the first week in League III with a 4-1 win over Rock Hill Post 34 at Rock Hill High School on Thursday night.
    Bry Neal, the Andrew Jackson High School standout, hurled the win, tossing a four-hitter. The right-hander struck out five and allowed a run in five frames. He walked two and hit a batter.

  • June features run of LMS track...

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway schedule for June promises to feature plenty of action on the half-mile dirt oval.
    The details about the upcoming June 8 race are still being worked out, but LMS fans can find the latest details by checking the Lancaster Motor Speedway Caskey/Munn page on Facebook.
    June is set up to be a busy month at the track.
    The month opened with the first-ever visit by the World of Outlaws Super Late Model Series on Saturday night with the $10,000 prize.

  • Sports Talk: Bohonak wore many...

    The just passed Memorial Day weekend took on a little deeper meaning for me.
    Each Memorial Day, we should, at some point during the long weekend, take time to reflect on those who served and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defending our country and the freedom we enjoy each day.
    Over the weekend, I found myself reflecting on our noble neighbor Mike Bohonak, as good a man you would want to know and call a friend.
    Mike, after a long illness, died in a Pineville area hospital earlier this month, fittingly a week prior to the Memorial Day weekend.

  • Phillips, Vazqeuz lead LHS...

    Two senior standouts led the 2019 Lancaster High School baseball awards.
    Logan Phillips, a pitcher-third baseman, earned the Bruins Offensive Award, while senior catcher Sergio Vazquez was presented the LHS baseball Defensive Award.
    Phillips, an all-region pick, batted .339 with a .355 slugging average and a .408 on-base percentage.
    Phillips had 21 hits, 10 runs batted in, eight walks and scored nine runs.
    Vazquez posted a .990 fielding average with one error on the season, which included 109 innings. He threw out 13 base runners.

  • Rock Hill rallies to edge P-31

    ROCK HILL – Lancaster Post 31 built an early 2-0 lead, but couldn’t hold it, falling to 0-2 on the American Legion baseball season.
    Host Rock Hill Post 34, which opened the season with a 6-2 win over Lancaster at Eggleton Field on Wednesday night, rallied to take a 4-2 comeback win over Lancaster at Rock Hill High School on Friday night.
    “We have to get over the hump,” Lancaster Post 31 coach Jimmy Jackson said.
    Lancaster, snapping a scoreless draw, broke on top in the second inning.