Today's Sports

  • Blazers charge back, belt Bruins

    It wasn’t Lancaster High School’s night.
    The Bruins, in hopes of nailing down a third-place finish in Region III-AAAA play, had the opportunity thwarted in a 45-20 road loss to host Ridge View High School on Thursday night.
    The game was originally set for Friday night, but moved to Thursday with heavy rain in the forecast across the state.
    The reigning Thursday was done by the unbridled Blazers, who rebounded from an early 7-0 deficit to take the 25-point win.

  • Warriors hold off Griffins, earn...

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – On a chilly Thursday night, a cold, hard fact hit Region IV-AAA – the Indian Land High School Warriors are in the playoffs as a host team.
    The struggling Fairfield Central Griffins battled Indian Land, who was coming off a big big 20-14 overtime win against No. 6 Camden last week.
    The 5-5 Warriors survived in the end, 13-7, but not before getting all it could handle from the feisty Griffins of Winnsboro.

  • Southern All-Stars Race drawing...

    Anticipation is building in the Carolinas racing community for the big race date at Lancaster Motor Speedway.
    LMS, on Nov. 17, will host an event which just keeps getting bigger and bigger.
    The Southern All-Stars Super Late Model Series is making its first trip to Lancaster Motor Speedway for the 2018 racing season, paying $10,000 to win.
    For $10,000 to win, fans can expect to see the top Super Late Model and any Late Model driver in the Carolinas at Lancaster Motor Speedway on that Saturday night in mid-November in hopes of ending the season on a high note.

  • Tatah goes all out for Bruins

    Much of the success of the 2018 Lancaster High School football season could well be linked to the Bruins’ offensive line.
    Lancaster, 6-3 and playoff-bound, is averaging 29 points a game. The Bruins’ three losses have been to Region IV-AAA champion Chester High School, and York and South Pointe who will battle for the Region III-AAAA title game tonight.

  • County trio advance in...

    Three Lancaster County high school teams advanced in the opening round of the state volleyball playoffs on Wednesday.
    Indian Land and Buford, as host teams, moved to second-round play, while AJ, on the road to launch postseason play, advanced.
    The Lady Volunteers, the third-place team in Region IV-AA, rolled to a 3-0 win over host Abbleville. The Lady Vols prevailed 25-14, 25-17 and 25-20 over the Lady Tigers.
    AJ, 10-3, hosts Greer Middle College on Monday at 6 p.m.

  • Lady Jackets dash to cross...

    The Buford High School girls cross country team is making quite a name for itself.
    The Lady Jackets captured the Region IV-AA championship at Central High School in Pageland on Oct. 16, giving BHS its second region crown in the last three seasons.
    Buford took the 2016 region title.
    Junior Catherine Snuffer placed second in the meet with a time of 25:04.
    Autumn Rollings, a junior, was third in 25:55. Freshman runner Lillian Campbell finished seventh in 26:50.
    Snuffer, Rollings and Campbell were all-region selections.

  • Records fall in ninth Run with...

    Saturday marked the ninth running of the Run with the Bruins 5K.
    A gathering of 200-plus came together on Stadium Drive to run, walk and cheer for each other on the 5K course of the LHS cross country team.
    This year, back by popular demand, was a start and finish in the beautiful new stadium.
    Starting and finishing on the 50 yard line added a bit of excitement to the race. The morning started with a quarter-mile kids fun run, and then came the 5K run/walk in which two course records were set.

  • Sistare has shining week in Picks

    Lori Sistare “Bright,” mired in the middle for the better part of the football season, made her move in the Pigskin Picks last week.
    Lori soared with a panel-best 16-4 showing to bolt into third place, passing defending champion Dandy Mandy Catoe.
    Lori was beaming about her shining showing, which featured two prized picks for the season – Panthers over the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles, marking two straight years the Panthers have defeated the defending SB champs at their stadium.

  • Seniors top juniors in LHS...

    The seniors captured the win in the 10th annual Lancaster High School powder puff game at Memorial Stadium on Oct. 18.
    The seniors topped the juniors, 35-21 after leading 14-7 at the half.
    The LHS seniors struck first as Re’Kia Polk scored on a seven-yard run with 7:50 left in first half for a 7-0 lead.
    The juniors tied the game at 7-all on a 15-yard run by Kiara Roberts with 2:45 in the opening half.
    The seniors responded as Lydia Plyler scored as time expired on a 56-yard run to put seniors up 14-7 at the half.

  • Hanging Rock Kartway hosts Race...

    A benefit race – Race 4 Rowan – is Saturday at Hanging Rock Kartway, 1082 Horton Rollins Road in Kershaw.
    Rowan was diagnosed with AML M7 on Oct. 5.
    Rowan, age 3, is battling AML M7, an aggressive and rare form of child leukemia.
    The Hanging Rock Kartway race Saturday is to help Rowan’s family raise money to help with her medical expenses.
    Chris Hunter, a HRK race director, said “a record number of go kart racers and spectators are already committed to come to Hanging Rock Kartway.”