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Today's Sports

  • Vols edge Lions for sweep

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers scored two key Region IV-AA home basketball wins over Lewisville High School on Friday night.
    The Lady Vols won 47-39, and The Vols won 58-57 in a last-moment free throw.
    The Vols and the Lions were tied at 57 with a minute left.
    Lewisville’s Jadakiss Talford made several efforts to score in the last moments, but was rejected by the determined Vols.

  • STATE CHAMPS!

    CAYCE – Indian Land High School demolished its opponent in the state wrestling championship Saturday, winning the 92-year-old school’s first state title in a boys’ team sport.The Warriors, the Class AAA Upper State champion and ranked No. 2 in the final regular-season AAA state poll by SCMAT, captured the state crown with a 44-12 win over Lower State champ Gilbert High School.

  • Doomsday Jamboree slated for...

    The annual Doomsday Jamboree, featuring high school and middle school baseball teams, is Saturday at the Lancaster High School baseball field, “Doomsday Corner.”
    Games are 3.5 innings with an hour time limit.
    Play opens at 9:30 a.m. with the Andrew Jackson C team meeting the Buford C team.
    The 11 a.m. game has Buford facing the Andrew Jackson in junior varsity play.
    The 12:30 p.m. game has Buford battling AJ in varsity action.
    The 2 p.m. game features the Lancaster High junior varsity facing the Lewisville jayvees.

  • Raiders roll in wins over...

    The Keenan High School Raiders swept into the Indian Land High School gym and took a pair of Region IV-AAA basketball wins on Friday night,
    The Raiders, 24-1, 7-0, rolled to a 98-62 win over ILHS after the Lady Raiders posted a 53-37 win over the ILHS girls, 3-18, 2-4.
    The Raiders took the early lead and cruised to the 36-point win over the Warriors in the nightcap.
    KHS opened a 28-18 edge after one period and outscored the ILHS boys in the second period for a 51-30 halftime lead.

  • Red Hawks soar for sweep at LHS

    The highly-regarded Westwood Red Hawks showed Friday night at the Lancaster High School gym why they’re among the Class AAAA hoops elite.
    The WHS teams, among the state’s top three in the latest prep hoops polls, rolled by the host LHS Bruins.
    The Lady Red Hawks opened with a 92-31 win and the WHS boys followed with an 89-59 win to complete the hoops sweep.
    The No. 2 Westwood boys built a 43-28 lead at the half and opened the second half with a key surge on the way to their 30-point win.

  • Three county football coaches...

    A trio of Lancaster County prep football coaches is calling for the New England Patriots to prevail in Super Bowl LIII tonight in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
    Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. when the NFC champion Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, battle the AFC champion New England Patriots, 11-5.
    The Patriots, making their third consecutive Super Bowl appearance, are a two-point favorite over the Rams.

  • Berry, Daurity headed for SCBCA...

    Two Lancaster County baseball icons – Al Berry and John Daurity – are headed to the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
    Berry and Daurity, who built the Lancaster High School baseball program into a Class AAAA baseball power, will be enshrined in the SCBCA Hall of Fame this spring.
    Berry, a Lancaster native and former LHS baseball player, coached high school baseball for 28 seasons and produced 562 wins, fifth highest in Palmetto State prep baseball history.

  • Three county football coaches...

    A trio of Lancaster County prep football coaches is calling for the New England Patriots to prevail in Super Bowl LIII tonight in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
    Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. when the NFC champion Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, battle the AFC champion New England Patriots, 11-5.
    The Patriots, making their third consecutive Super Bowl appearance, are a two-point favorite over the Rams.

  • Warriors’ Lambert signs with...

    INDIAN LAND – Logan Lambert has played his share of sports at Indian Land High School, but it’s soccer taking him to the next level.
    Lambert, who has competed in cross country, wrestling and football at ILHS, is heading to college to play soccer.
    Lambert, a star student as well, won’t be doing it that far from home after signing with the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer team.

  • MMSA Buddy Crook Memorial set...

    As Lancaster Motor Speedway gears for the 2019 dirt track racing season, one of the top early-season races is set for May 11.
    The Buddy Crook Memorial for the Monster Minis 4-Cylinders will be headlining racing action that night at the half-mile dirt track.
    The MMSA is a traveling 4-cylinder series that travels across the Carolinas and Georgia.
    The race is held in memory of the late Buddy Crook, a LMS legend who won in nearly every single division he competed during his long racing career.