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Today's Sports

  • Vols wrestlers ring in state...

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School’s wrestling program celebrated the Volunteers’ coveted mat gold this week.
    The Vols’ three Class AA individual state wrestling champions were recognized with the presentation of their state title rings in the school’s media center.
    The AJ state mat champs included junior Tyleik Elder (152) along with sophomores Daniel Barfield (106) and Luke Phillips (132).
    They captured the state titles Feb. 24 at the Anderson Civic Center.

  • BHS Jackets golfers sixth in...

    The Buford High School golf team finished sixth in the Class AA state tournament at the Mt. Vintage Golf Club in North Augusta last week.
    The Yellow Jackets, who finished as the Region IV-AA runner-up to Central High School of Pageland to qualify for the state field, shot a 348 on day one and followed with a tough 369 for a 717.
    BHS senior Caleb Henson led the Jackets with a 151, 77-74.
    Henson’s effort put him fourth in the state field to reap Class AA all-state golf honors for the second straight season.

  • ILHS dancer McCleod signs with...

    For the second time in two years, Indian Land High School has a senior who will attend Limestone College on a dance scholarship.
    Courtney McCleod will follow in Jessica Crook’s footsteps when she attends the Gaffney-based college this fall.
    Both were members of the Indian Land High School dance team under the direction of Laurel Kaufman.
    McCleod celebrated her signing day Thursday, May 9, joined by family members James McLeod and Angel Mackey, along with siblings Destiney and Markese and cousin Joshua Jacobs.

  • Surratt: Bruins making strides

    Lancaster High School interim head football coach Marcus Surratt said he knows the Bruins have plenty of work ahead, but he’s pleased with the progress the team has made.
    “We made it through the spring,” said Surratt, who led the team through the workouts, which included Monday-Thursday practices over the last two weeks. “We got through it with few injuries, so that’s a plus.”
    The Bruins capped their drills with a filmed practice in Memorial Stadium on Thursday afternoon.

  • Cato nets region soccer honor

    Lancaster High School senior Jacob Cato heads the 2019 Bruins soccer awards, highlighted by his selection as the co-Region III-AAAA Player of the Year for boys soccer.
    Cato, who recently signed to play soccer at the University of South Carolina Lancaster, and York High School’s Mitchell Lane were named co-recipients of the region’s boys soccer top award.

  • Rock Hill downs P-31 in opener

    Rock Hill Post 34 broke to an early lead and stayed on top to take a 6-2 win over Lancaster Post 31 in American Legion baseball League III play on Wednesday night.
    The game at P-31’s Harvey Eggleton Field was the opener for both teams to launch the 2019 American Legion baseball season.

  • World Of Outlaw Super Late Model...

    The week of June 1 is here and the race Lancaster Motor Speedway fans has been buzzing about in recent weeks has arrived for a big night of racing.
    The big boys of the Super Late Model racing scene invade LMS for the first time ever Saturday night.

  • P-31 upbeat about new season

    Lancaster American Legion Post 31 second-year coach Jimmy Jackson is optimistic about his P-31 team as it prepares to open the 2019 season tonight at home against Rock Hill Post 34.
    Jackson will guide the senior team and be assisted by Brian Sistare and Toby Taylor, who are back from last season.
    “Overall, we are excited in the direction of the program,” Jackson said. “We have brought the junior team back this season and we totaled over 40 kids that came out for Legion baseball.

  • Sports Talk: Clyburn deserving...

    I easily recall that memorable Sunday morning at First Presbyterian Church some years back when Sarah Crolley told me her husband Don Crolley was going into the Lancaster County School District Hall of Fame.
    “It’s about time,” was my quick reply forgetting for a moment I was at church that Sunday when I was ushering.
    I felt the same when news of the induction of Ernie Clyburn was recently announced.
    Ernie, well as I first knew him, “Mr. Clyburn,” is most deserving of the honor.

  • Record effort tops Rotary 5K

    A course record fell and a husband and wife rose to the occasion to highlight the Lancaster Rotary Club’s Run for Charity in the annual 5K road race at Lancaster High School on Saturday morning.
    Husband and wife runners Nathanael and Molly Williams swept first-ever top honors for the men’s and women’s races.
    Nathanael Williams also set a course record in the 5K race with a 15:46 for the overall win.
    Molly Williams, who posted a 19:26, was the overall female winner.