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Today's Sports

  • Bruin booters top Stallions

    The Lancaster High School soccer teams posted two wins over South Pointe High School in Region III-AAAA play on Thursday night.
    The LHS varsity team was tied at 3-all in regulation and won in the penalty shootout, 3-1.
    Shootout penalty kicks were scored by Mason Green, Aydan Saldana, and Benjamin Guevara.  Keeper Osiel Tello recorded a penalty save in the shootout.
    Regulation goals were scored by Jonathan Baker, Johan Deras, and an own goal.
    Assists were from Green, Kevin Monsalvo, and Jacob Cato.
    The Bruins, 9-6, are 7-3 in region play.

  • Lady Jackets win over Lancaster...

    The Buford Lady Jackets capped a sweep of Class AAAA county rival Lancaster High School with a 9-0 home win over the Lady Bruins on Friday night.
    The Region IV-AA champion Lady Jackets, 10-3 and 6-0, built a 7-0 halftime lead on the way to the lopsided win.
    Buford downed the LHS girls 8-0 at Memorial Stadium earlier in the season.
    Izzy Jones, Marisa King and Emma Larson each had two goals and one assist in the BHS victory.
    Chaney Smith had a goal and two assists. Sophie Ribelin registered a goal and an assist. Jessica Williams added a goal.

  • BHS golfers notch win over...

    The Buford High School golf team topped Central, 164-173 in a Region IV-AA golf match at White Plains Country Club on Thursday.
    “T” Sutton led the Jackets with a 35, with Caleb Henson second at 38.
    Ian McGaughy carded a 45 and Michael McCowan followed with a 46.
    BHS scores also included Jacob Threatt with a 51 and Kylie Bradley with a 66.
    The Jackets, who have won back-to-back region crowns, started the season at 0-3, but have charged back to post a 5-3 mark, 3-2 in region play.

  • Rain washes out race, track sets...

    Rained washed out action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
    Racing action returns Saturday night for B.A.C.A. Night at LMS.
    B.A.C.A. is Bikers Against Child Abuse.
    Pork/beef hash plates, with two sides and a roll, will be sold.
    Plates are $8 each, and $10 a pound.
    The racing program will feature the SECA Crate Late Models, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Vintage, Thunder Bomber and Extreme 4.
    Pit gates open at 4 p.m. with the grandstand gates to open at 4:30.

  • Wright, Walters lead all-county...

    The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers, in a magical 360-degree hardwood turnaround this season, netted tops honors for the 2018-19 Lancaster County boys basketball season.
    AJ veteran head coach Danny Wright and Volunteers’ senior guard Joey Walters led the hoops awards for 2018-19.
    Wright, in his eighth season leading the Vols basketball program, was named The Lancaster News’ County Coach of the Year, while senior guard Joey Walters was named The Lancaster News’ Player of the Year.

  • Buford’s Scott, Hunter, AJ’s...

    First-year coaches made a major impact in Lancaster County high school girls’ basketball for the 2018-19 season.
    New coaches at Andrew Jackson and Buford high schools guided their teams to stellar hardwood seasons.
    Buford High School first-year coach Susan Scott, who led the Lady Jackets to an 18-4 mark, and AJ girls basketball coach Olivia Gaines, who led the Lady Vols to a 16-5 record and the Region IV-AA runner-up, are The Lancaster News’ Coaches of the Year for girls basketball.

  • Indian Land’s Otte signs to play...

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School baseball coach Joey Robinson said Warriors’ senior first baseman Lawson Otte won’t be stopped.
    That’s why he’s headed to the next level.
    Otte, who has battled a patella (kneecap) injury in his senior season, keeps on keeping on.
    “Lawson is driven to accomplish any task before him,” Robinson said.
    Back in fall practice, Otte dislocated his patella, and re-injured it when practice opened for the Warriors’ 2019 season.

  • Bruins claw back, edge Stallions

    The Lancaster Bruins, coming off a disappointing 10-3 Region III-AAAA home loss to Richland Northeast High School on Wednesday night, quickly rebounded to down South Pointe High School in Rock Hill to clinch a Class AAAA Upper State playoff bid.
    The game was slated for Friday, but moved to Thursday night with expected rain in the area.
    “We did a good job of refocusing on what the task was before us,” LHS second-year head coach Trevor Hammond said. “We needed a team effort and got it.”

  • B.A.C.A. Night slated for...

    B.A.C.A. means Bikers against Child Abuse, and the group will be  representing the racing night at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday – Easter eve.
    B.A.C.A. Night, a key date on the track’s April calendar, is only part of an action-packed night at the speedway. The group will be out in full force, raising a greater awareness against child abuse.
    The LMS racing card for the night will feature the SECA Crate Late Models, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Thunder Bombers and Extreme 4.

  • Swim team registration set for...

    From release
    Registration for the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation swim team is April 22-May 10 at the Springdale Recreation Complex.
    The registration fee is $80 per child, which includes a swim cap and T-shirt. The team is open to boys and girls ages 5-18 as of June 1.
    Each new swimmer that did not swim last season will have to attend the skills assessment on Saturday, May 18, 3-4 p.m.