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Today's Sports

  • Buford golfers earn bid to Class...

    Buford High School senior “T” Sutton captured the Region IV-AA medalist with a 139 to help the Jackets earn a bid to the Class AA state tournament May 13-14.
    Sutton’s effort – 71-68 – helped the Jackets to a second-place finish in the six-team region field.
    Two teams from the region advance to the state tournament.
    Central won the Region IV-AA golf tournament with a 646 – 327-319, with David Oliver, the runner-up medalist, leading the Eagles with a 140, 72-68.
    Buford was second with a 664 – 340-324.

  • Jackets eliminate IL in Upstate...

    INDIAN LAND – Union County returned to Indian Land High School, but this time the Lady Yellow Jackets were on the attack on the way to a 15-5 win over the Lady Warriors.
    UCHS’s 10-run win eliminated the host Lady Warriors in the Class AAA Upper State softball championship series Wednesday night at ILHS.
    The Lady Warriors, in their series opener, pounded the Lady Yellow Jackets, 10-3 on Friday night, but UCHS turned the tables Wednesday night in the elimination game rematch.

  • Vols, Jackets advance to AA...

    Two Andrew Jackson High School track athletes have qualified to the Class AA state track meet.
    Sophomore sprinter LaKyle McIlwain and Oksana Lathan, a sophomore, are headed to the state meet.
    McIlwain ran a 15.56 to win the Class AA Upper State 110 high hurdles at the Upstate meet at Keenan High School in Columbia. McIlwain has the fastest time in Class AA 110 high hurdles, according to AJ coach Corey McIlwain.
    Lathan, in the 100 meters, ran a 12.95 to place eighth in the event and advance to the state meet.

  • Team’s 17-under tops Fore The...

    From release
    The winning foursome in the ninth-annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament was the team of Scotty Stevenson, Charles Fennel, Greg Pounds and Ricky Stevenson who carded a 17-under at Edgewater Golf Club.
    Second place, with 16 under, went to Laron Crockett, Henry Pelham, Marshall Benson and LaRon Stevenson.
    Third place, in a scorecard playoff, was Dave Godfrey, Jerry Payne, Jay Sylvan and Garrett Gaylord.
    Closest to the pin winners were Spencer Bensch, Robert Bradley, Garrett Gaylord, and Steve (LB) Williams.

  • Lancers go 1-2 in region tourney

    USC Lancaster Lancers went 1-2 in the double-eliminaton NJCAA Region X baseball tournament held in Lexington over the weekend.
    The Lancers, who went 30-16 for the season including a 12-10 region mark, opened with a 12-4 loss to USC Sumter, then defeated Louisburg College (N.C.) 16-10 and fell to USC Sumter, 11-9 to cap their season.
    In the second USC Sumter game, the Lancers trailed 10-0 at one point, but ignited for a nine-run rally in the eighth inning before dropping the 11-9 loss to the Fire Ants.

  • LHS working to name boys...

    Lancaster High School officials are hoping to have a new boys basketball coach in the next month.
    “We’re shooting for no later than the first week of June,” LHS Principal Rosalyn Mood said.
    The deadline to receive applications for the post was Friday, May 3.
    “We’ve received a lot of interest about the job,” Mood said. “We’re pleased we can find the best candidate for the job.”
    Mood said applications will be screened and interviews will follow.

  • Lancaster Motor Speedway off...

    Michael Knight
    For The Lancaster News
    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be taking off Saturday at the half-mile dirt oval.
    The off-week is due to numerous drivers and fans going on vacation to Myrtle Beach for the annual bike week.
    The following Saturday night, May 25, is still to be announced, but with all the rainouts for the 2019 racing season so far, LMS co-promoters Shannon Munn and Eric Caskey will reschedule one of the rainout races for May 25.
    The June 1 race has been discussed for a while.

  • Vols hold off Blacksburg

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson junior pitcher Chas DeBruhl has been tough out of the Volunteers’ bullpen in AJ’s stellar playoff run in the Class AA Upper State baseball playoffs.
    DeBruhl got a little big help from his infield friends to post his latest save in the Vols’ 5-3 elimination game save against Blacksburg High School on Monday night at AJ.
    The Vols, up 5-1, saw the scrappy Wildcats rally for two runs in the seventh to slice the gap to two, 5-3.

  • Broome downs ILHS in softball...

    Broome High School ignited for three first inning runs and added single runs in the fifth and sixth-innings to take a 5-1 win over host Indian Land in the winner’s bracket round of the Class AAA Upper State title softball playoffs Monday.
    The ILHS loss sends the Lady Warriors to an elimination game home contest with Union County High School on Wednesday.
    A win over UCHS today wil send the Warriors, 19-5, to the Class AAA Upper State title game against Broome.

  • St. Joseph’s Catholic School...

    St. Joseph’s Catholic School built a 2-0 halftime lead and added two second-half goals on the way to a 4-0 win over Buford at the SJCS field on Friday night.
    “We played well the entire match,” BHS coach Bob Bowen said. “We played as well as we could, but we were just outnumbered.”
    BHS, which has fielded girls soccer for five seasons, made its deepest playoff run this season, going to the third round.
    BHS, the Region IV-AA champion with a 6-0 mark, finished 13-4.