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Today's Sports

  • Howell leads Lady Jackets hoops...

    Senior guard Payton Howell headed the Buford High School Lady Yellow Jackets’ basketball awards for the 2017-18 season.

    Howell, who averaged 11.2 points and 6.5 rebounds a game for the BHS girls, was named the team’s MVP. 

    Howell also averaged 4.3 assists and 3.3 steals per game for the 12-11 Lady Jackets. Buford, 6-6 in region play, earned a Class AA Upper State playoff bid.

    She was selected to play in the annual North-South All-Star game in Lexington. Howell was a Class AA all-state pick and named to the all-region team.

  • Lancaster Dixie AAA stars headed...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA 10U all-stars are headed to the state tournament in Moncks Corner next weekend.
    The AAA stars finished as the runner-up team in the District II tournament in Gaffney this week.
    District II is sending two teams to the state tournament in Berkeley County, the 2018 district champion and the district runner-up Lancaster 10U stars.
    The Lancaster AAA all-stars open play July 14 when they play the District 7 all-stars at noon at the Moncks Corner Regional Recreation Complex.

  • Page, Mills earn Auburn swim...

    Lancaster area star swimmers Makenzy Mills, Taylor Teague, and Samuel Page, who compete with the Lancaster UPYMCA Rays swim team, recently participated in the Auburn University swim camp.
    The camp was held June 3-7 at Auburn University.
    The three swimmers, who also swim with the Lancaster High School swim team, were on separate teams during the week.
    These three swimmers participated in a variety of swim technique sessions starting at 6 a.m. each day and ending about 8 p.m.

  • Veteran coach Richardson to lead...

    INDIAN LAND – Paul Richardson is a coach who has been around the block, and looking to put the Indian Land Lady Warriors back on main street.
    Richardson, who came to ILHS as the new girls basketball coach, has extensive coaching experience in high school sports.
    Prior to his selection as the Lady Warriors hoops coach, Richardson coached at nearby Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill where he was the Falcons’ offensive coordinator in football and wrestling coach.

  • Cole captures first win in...

    Saturday was a night to remember for the a driver in the running for the 2018 Rookie of the Year at Lancaster Motor Speedway.
    Carl Cole has been around racing a long time, helping the likes of David Laney, Justin Laney, Lonnie Laney and Steven Saucier on their race cars throughout the years. Cole, a teammate to David Laney, has learned to drive the Extreme 4 cars from Laney, and on Saturday night all that knowledge from Laney paid off for Cole.
    Cole and Brad McManus were on the front row for the Extreme 4 main event.

  • Thornwell on Clippers summer...

    LAS VEGAS – Former Lancaster High School basketball star Sindarius Thornwell is on the roster for the Los Angeles Clippers NBA Summer League.
    The Clippers announced their roster and schedule for the 2018 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from July 6-17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
    The team also includes 2018 draftees Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Jerome Robinson as well as current Clippers Jawun Evans and  Thornwell.

  • Edwards to lead Warriors...

    INDIAN LAND – For the third time in two years, Indian Land High School has a new athletics director.
    Mike Edwards, who has extensive prep coaching experience in the Charlotte Mecklenburg (NC) schools, is the new Warriors’ athletics director.

  • Davis, Henry pace ILHS track...

    Class AAA individual state track champions Marlin Davis and Leah Henry led the 2018 Indian Land High School track awards.
    Davis, a junior sprinter who garnered the ILHS boys track MVP, captured the 200 meters state crown in 21.64 at the Class AAA boys meet at Spring Valley High School in Pontiac on May 12.
    Davis had a stellar day at the state meet. In the 100 meters, he dashed a 10.70 effort to place second for a silver medal.
    Davis was also fourth in the 400-meter dash, posting a 49.46, followed by teammate Coby Hall in fifth with a 50.99 finish.

  • USC Lancaster sets volleyball...

    From release

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster volleyball program will offer two volleyball camps, a middle school camp and high school skills camp at the Gregory Family YMCA in August.

    - The middle school fundamental camp is Aug. 3 for girls ages 11-13.

    The camp is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with registration at 8:30 a.m. and lunch at noon.

    The price is $60 person, with a discount of 15 percent with a team registration of six players or more.

  • Women’s Enrichment Center golf...

    The Women’s Enrichment Center’s 12th annual golf tournament is July 27 at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The flighted golf tournament has a $260 entry fee for a four-member team.

    The tournament has a $500 first-place prize, with $300 for second and $100 for third place.

    The tournament also features close-up and long drive winner awards.

    The registration deadline is July 24. Checks should be made payable to the Women’s Enrichment Center.