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Today's Sports

  • Vols jolt Jackets in home win

    KERSHAW – The third-ranked Andrew Jackson Volunteers exploded for 11 runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 17-3 baseball win over Region IV-AA rival Buford High School at the AJ field on Thursday night.
    The game was originally slated for Friday night at AJ, but moved ahead a day due to expected rain in the area Friday.
    The Vols, 2-0 in region play, rapped 11 hits in the 14-run win, which was halted in the top of the fifth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.
    AJ ripped North Central, 12-0 to open region play earlier in the week.

  • Lady Jackets blank AJ

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets improved to 3-1 overall, 2-0 in Region IV-AA girls soccer with a 3-0 road win over defending region girls soccer champion Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday night.
    The Lady Jackets took a 1-0 halftime lead as center midfielder Isabella Jones, on the first of two goals, tallied.
    In the second half, Buford High first-year soccer player Sophie Ribelin, off a Chaney Smith assist, scored her first career goal for the Lady Jackets.
    Jones, on a six-yard shot, put BHS up 3-0 with her second goal of the night.

  • Moore to play volleyball at USC...

    INDIAN LAND – From Warrior to Indian, Indian Land High School volleyball ace Sarah Moore is liking and making the transition to college volleyball.
    Moore, the 2018 Lady Warriors volleyball co-captain and MVP, is headed to the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie to play for the Indians.
    Moore visited USCS in mid-January and the trip south was all it took.

  • Warriors face challenge in...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors, coming off one of the most successful baseball seasons in school history with a 22-9 record, are not rebuilding or reloading this spring.
    The Warriors of fifth-year coach Joey Robinson, who were undefeated region champions and finished in the Class AAA final four last spring, will be redefining their own standards as they continue to add value to the Warriors baseball legacy.
    ILHS, despite losing eight seniors, return six everyday players from the Warriors’ 2018 banner season.

  • LHS golfers open with win

    The Lancaster High School golf team, the defending Class AAAA state champion, opened its 2019 season with a three-shot win over CATA – Central Academy of Technology & Arts in Union County, N.C., on Thursday at the Lancaster Golf Club.
    Lancaster, led by coach Joe Adams, shot a 163 to the CATA Cougars’ 166.
    Mason Tucker led the Bruins with a 35. Simon Wright and Troy Crenshaw each carded a 36 for LHS. Caleb Griffin shot a 56.

  • LMS opens with two-night racing...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway cranks up its 2019 dirt track racing season with a bang this weekend.
    LMS will host a two-night show, Pepsi Night, with track action Friday and Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval.
    Friday night divisions participating will be SECA Crate Late Models $1,000 to win, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8 and Extreme 4.
    Saturday night, the track action will be just as intense with the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series paying $5,000 to win.

  • Green signs with Lancers

    Outside the rain poured and the day was gray, but on the inside in the Lancaster High School conference room, the mood was much brighter.
    Most of those in attendance donned special T-shirts in celebration of LHS senior soccer player Mason Green’s big moment – his signing day – March 1, 2019.
    Green, a four-year member of the Lancaster High School boys soccer team, was sporting a smile as he signed the scholarship to set the course of his future.
    Green signed with the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer team.

  • Sports Talk: AJ’s body of work...

    The body of work is a term often heard this time of year, March Madness.
    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers basketball team experienced the hoops postseason wonderment, making a landmark run to the Class AA state title game.
    The Vols’ drive didn’t end the way they wanted, falling to a talented and top-rated Gray Collegiate Academy team in the state championship basketball game, 79-38 last Saturday at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia.

  • Vols open region play routing...

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened Region IV-AA play, rolling to a 12-0 win over North Central High School at home Tuesday night.
    Brett Percival and Colby Jackson combined on a one-hitter in the AJ win.
    Percival, the winner, went three innings and fanned eight Knights.
    Percival allowed no hits and two walks.
    Percival aided his cause with a three-run homer and a walk.
    Jackson, in an inning of work, whiffed three and allowed the lone Knights hit.

  • Fans to view Speedway upgrades

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway track has been silent since late last fall, but the dirt track racing facility has been quite busy during the LMS off-season.
    This off-season, even though it has been a wet and rainy period, has seen the LMS staff hard at work making improvements to the race track and the facilities.
    Some of the highlights for the track include the purchase of a crash truck with a Jaws of Life system for quickly freeing trapped victims in a wrecked car.
    The track also has purchased new radios for the track crew/staff.