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Today's Sports

  • LMS Hall of Fame Race Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host its annual Hall of Fame Race on Saturday night.
    LMS will honor four local dirt track racing legends with the induction of Knox Bailey, Paul Croft, Mike “Wormy” Snipes and Maxcy Broome.
    The ace racing quartet has provided the track great memories down through the years.
    In addition to the hall of fame honors, the night’s highlight race is the M&M Garage Extreme 4 Shootout paying $1,000 to win.

  • Unbeaten Warriors smash Jackets

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News
    For the second straight week, Indian Land was on the road against a county rival – the Buford Yellow Jackets, and the Warriors returned home happy.
    The Warriors, much as they did in an 18-3 road win over Class AAAA Lancaster, brought a strong defense, holding Buford to 110 total yards and six first downs, and Indian Land quarterback Blake Goode was impressive in his second varsity start.

  • Vols ignite, rip Islanders, 69-0

    Alan Sims
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – The 10th-ranked Andrew Jackson Volunteers launched their home schedule, rolling to a 69-0 win over St. Johns High School of Johns Island on Friday night.
    AJ, 2-0 with two shutouts, opened the season with a 37-0 road win over McBee.
    The home stands were packed, and the Vols didn’t take long to show the fans exactly what they came to see.

  • Griffins’ late score blunts...

    WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central’s lone scoring drive of the second half proved timely, allowing the host Griffins to grind out an 18-9 win over stubborn Lancaster High School on Friday night at EK McClendon Stadium in Winnsboro.
    FCHS, 1-1, was stymied for the bulk of the second half, but the Griffins generated a crucial 82-yard scoring drive in 10 snaps to seal the nine-point win.

  • Rowell moves to top Picks list

    Eric “The Red” Rowell earned the Picks blue ribbon for week two with a sterling 16-4 showing.
    Rowell worked his magic over the Labor Day weekend to take the Picks top spot.
    “It’s early, but it’s great to be on top,” Rowell said. “I hope I can stay here, and I need to have strong weeks. My hope is for my picks to click each week. That would be neat.”
    Rowell said his Picks list of winners last week nearly included the UNC Tar Heels, but he opted for SC.

  • Mitchell wins again at LMS

    Driver Zack Mitchell, known as “Kid Quick” in his younger racing days, is quickly regaining his track nickname.
    Mitchell is becoming a fan favorite of Super Late Model racing at Lancaster Motor Speedway.
    Whether it’s the Ultimate Super Late Model Series, or the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series, when Mitchell pulls into the LMS gates, he’s one of the favorites.

  • Bloxhams boost Warriors twofold

    INDIAN LAND – When Indian Land High School head football coach Horatio Blades works with the Warriors linebackers, he’s likely to do a double take.
    The Warriors’ 2019 defense features twin brothers Caden and Kyler Bloxham, a pair of senior linebackers.
    “They’re awesome kids,” said Blades. “They are always going at each other. You can see that sibling rivalry.”

  • Miles honored as CPL’s top hurler

    Eric Miles, the former Buford High School and Lancaster American Legion Post 31 baseball star, has been selected as the 2019 Coastal Plain League Pitcher of the Year.
    The Coastal Plain League, a collegiate summer league, features teams in the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia.
    Miles, a 6-2, 205-pounder, is a senior at Presbyterian College in Clinton.
    Miles, in his first season in the Coastal Plain League, helped the Morehead City (N.C.) Marlins to the 2019 CPL championship, Petitt Cup.

  • Vols rated 10th in Class A state...

    Andrew Jackson High School’s resounding win over McBee High School to open the 2019 Volunteers’ football season drew notice across the state.
    The Vols, who blanked Class A’s 10th-ranked McBee to launch the season at the Panthers’ field on Aug. 23, earned a No. 10 ranking with Whale Branch High School of Beaufort County in the S.C. Media Association’s first regular-season Class AA state poll.
    The Vols bolted to a 20-0 halftime lead and cruised to the win.

  • Red Devils, Lions earn TCFCA...

    FORT MILL – Lewisville and Great Falls each earned honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday afternoon at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    The Lions, fresh off a 50-6 win over Eau Claire, had Taylor Smith honored as the Division II Offensive Lineman of the Week. Smith graded 93 percent with three pancake blocks.