Today's Sports

  • Comporium tourney tips off

    Play in the annual Comporium Christmas Classic, a two-day girls and boys basketball tournament hosted by Andrew Jackson high School, tips off today at 3 p.m.
    Marlboro County High School of Bennettsville opens play in the girls first-round game, facing Monroe High School (N.C.) in the tourney opener.
    Following the first of four games at AJ High today, the boys opening round game is at 4:30 when the Marlboro County, the defending tourney champion, battles Chester High School.

  • Vols defeat Jackets in region...

    BOONETOWN – Andrew Jackson captured a wrestling win over county rival Buford High School to hightlight the Volunteers’ effort in a Region IV-AA quad match at North Central High School in Boonetown on Dec. 21.
    The Vols, ranked fourth in Class AA wrestling, posted a 46-30 win over the Jackets, who are rated fifth.
    The AJ winners in the 16-point win included Dalton Mackey (126) and Nick Burgess (138) on pins. Matthew Kirk, at 120, won on a major decision.

  • Rec sets spring sports...

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation registration for spring sports is January 7-25.
    No registration will be held at any site Jan. 21 as the LCPRC office will be closed for MLK Holiday, but you may register online.
    - Spring Soccer –  Girls and boys ages 5-13 as of Sept. 1, 2019.  Cost is $65. 
    - 4 Year Old Soccer – Boys and girls ages 4 as of Sept. 1, 2019. Cost is $50.

  • Jackets rally to give Buford...

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    PAGELAND – The Buford boys completed a sweep of host Central High School of Pageland, taking a 54-49 win over the Eagles on Friday night in Pageland.
    The Jackets’ five-point comeback win came after the Lady Jackets clipped the Lady Eagles, 50-26.
    The Jackets, down 40-36 heading into the final period, ignited on a pivotal 18-9 surge to close the game for the victory.

  • Bruins lasso Stallions for third...

    ROCK HILL – The Lancaster Bruins rallied from an early deficit to notch a 56-53 win over South Pointe High School of Rock Hill to finish third in the annual Y.C. Winborn basketball tournament at Rock Hill High School on Saturday night.
    The Bruins, who went 2-1 in the eight-team field, also defeated North Charleston, the No. 2 team in Class AA, and fell to host Rock Hill High.

  • Ace trio lead all-county defense

    Three crackerjack defensive players, who were honored as their region’s defensive players of the year this season, lead The Lancaster News’ 2018 all-county defense.
    The trio – Indian Land’s Dorian Williams, Lancaster High School’s Immanuel Bush and Andrew Jackson’s Ben Hinson head the elite stop unit.
    Williams, a senior and two-time all-region selection, was honored as the 2018 Region IV-AAA Defensive Player of the Year and earned the Warriors MVP.

  • Jackets duo heads all-county...

    Buford High School’s dynamic backfield duo of junior quarterback Brayden Phillips and senior running back Tyheim Miller, who played a large role in the Jackets’ Region IV-AA championship run, headline The Lancaster News’ 2018 all-county offense.
    Phillips, who threw for over 1,500 yards this season, reaped all-region honors. He was 76-160 passing and 18 touchdowns. He ran 50 times for 213 yards and three touchdowns.

  • Cloud shines, Watts leads BHS to...

    The 2018 Lancaster County high school football season was quite a campaign with all four county schools making the playoffs.
    A closer look at the 2018 campaign revealed a brilliant individual season and some regional honors and a solid coaching effort to turn a slow start into a blazing Buford High School football finish.
    Lancaster High School senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud, coming off a solid junior campaign, stepped up his game in a big way this season to earn The Lancaster News Player of the Year for the 2018 prep football season.

  • LMS officials set car show, open...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway officials have set March 9 for the track’s annual car show and open practice.
    Lancaster Motor Speedway is the only track that does the car show before the racing year cranks up for a new campaign.
    This allows the fans and other drivers to see what the cars look like and it allows the fans to take pictures with their favorite drivers and talk to them about the new season during the car show.
    Last year, track officials had a successful open practice when some 50 cars turned out to test the LMS surface.

  • Wilson signs to play at George...

    INDIAN LAND – Daniella Wilson’s decision to attend George Washington University is twofold – academics and athletics.
    Wilson, an Indian Land High School star softball player, signed with the Colonels on Monday afternoon in the ILHS media center, noting a desire to play college softball and earn a solid education to build her career.
    “I want to be an anesthesiologist and George Washington has a great medical school,” said Wilson, who will major in pre-med.