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Today's Sports

  • Bruins deck Dogs, 21-7

    Lancaster High’s ground and air forces along with a ball-hawking defense got it done again as the Bruins, with their best start in six seasons, downed Camden, 21-7 at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Sept. 18.
    LHS, 4-0 for the first time since 2009, had key contributions on the way to the 14-point win over the 1-3 Bulldogs.
    A year ago, Camden halted a 3-0 LHS start with a 14-0 home win, with scores on both sides of the ball.
    In the 2015 rematch, Lancaster, rated 12th in the latest Class AAA state poll, made sure it wasn’t a road repeat.

  • AJ Middle blanks Buford Middle,...

    The Andrew Jackson Middle School Volunteers stayed unbeaten on the football season with a 16-0 home win over rival Buford Middle School on Thursday, Sept.  17.
    Chas DeBruhl, the AJMS Offensive Player of the Game, scored from 15 yards out on a zone read keeper.
    DeBruhl hit Braden Phillips on the conversion to give the Vols an 8-0 edge.
    Will Burton scored on a 10-yard run for a 14-0 AJMS lead. O.J. White tallied on the two-point conversion for the Vols’ 16-0 edge.

  • LHS swimmers roll in senior...

    The Lancaster High School swim team highlighted LHS senior swim night with a sweep at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday, Sept. 27.
    The Bruins rolled over Hartsville, 251-32; Governor’s School, 239-57; and Ridge View 257-57.
    In the breakdown, the LHS girls topped Ridge View, 127-26; Hartsville, 127-6; and the Governor’s School, 120-30.
    The Bruins roared over Ridge View, 130-31; Hartsville, 124-26; and the Governor’s School, 119-27.

  • Warriors edge Braves, 26-21

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – If Friday night’s Region IV-AA game between Cheraw and Indian Land was a movie, then the Braves and Warriors definitely saved the biggest drama for the third act.
    Indian Land’s 26-21 win was proof that region play really is the start of a new season.

  • Jackets hold off Vols, 24-20

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – Buford opened Class AA Region IV-AA football play with a hard-fought 24-20 donnybrook over county rival Andrew Jackson on Friday, Sept. 18 at BHS.
    Jackets’ second-year coach Tripp Watts was relieved after the win.
    “This was a dogfight that rivalry games should be like,” said Watts. “Give Coach Frye and his AJ team credit as they kept coming and fighting. They really battle.”

  • Bruins deck Dogs, 21-7

    Lancaster High’s ground and air forces along with a ball-hawking defense got it done again as the Bruins, with their best start in six seasons, downed Camden, 21-7 at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Sept. 18.
    LHS, 4-0 for the first time since 2009, had key contributions on the way to the 14-point win over the 1-3 Bulldogs.
    A year ago, Camden halted a 3-0 LHS start with a 14-0 home win, with scores on both sides of the ball.
    In the 2015 rematch, Lancaster, rated 12th in the latest Class AAA state poll, made sure it wasn’t a road repeat.

  • BHS Lady Jackets unbeaten in...

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets’ volleyball team is unbeaten in Region IV-AA play after winning in a 3-0 victory over Indian Land on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
    The Lady Jackets of coach Taylor Roberts topped the Lady Warriors, 3-0 – 25-6, 25-11 and 25-15.
    Buford, in recent action, has also downed Central of Pageland, Chesterfield and North Central.
    BHS topped Central, 25-5, 25-15 and 25-0. The Lady Jackets jolted Chesterfield, 25-12, 25-23 and 25-15.
    In the win over North Central, the Lady Jackets won, 3-2.

  • Vols' Lucas goes all-out

    KERSHAW – Last spring after the Andrew Jackson Volunteers’ stellar baseball season for a Class AA Upper State final four finish, veteran AJ catcher Logan Lucas received the team’s Iron Man Award.
    Football season is here, and Lucas, who also reaped all-region honors on the diamond, might be in line for a similar award for the grid campaign.  Lucas, who sees action on both sides of the ball, rarely sees the AJ sideline.

  • Rowell Memorial race Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway hosts the Barry Rowell Memorial Race with the SECA Crate Late Model Division paying $2,000 to win Saturday night, Sept. 19.
    Rowell, who died suddenly on January 17, was 52.
    Rowell was born Sept. 19, which makes the race date significant in that it is being held on what would have been his 53rd birthday.
    Barry was a friend to many and loved by all.
    A native North Carolinian, he was born in Wayne County and was a graduate of Parkwood High School in neighboring Union County, N.C.

  • Tri-County coaches honor county...

    RICHBURG – Four Lancaster County high school football players reaped top honors at the week three meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the Front Porch High School in Richburg.
    Andrew Jackson and Indian Land each had two winners in the awards for Division II schools, Class A, AA and AAA members.
    Andrew Jackson, which rolled to a 35-13 road win over Great Falls, was led by Heath Gandy and Dylan Baker.