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Today's Sports

  • Jacket booters post solid season
  • Bruins’ Baker signs with Lancers

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster men’s soccer program is steadily building a solid soccer link from the Lancaster High School soccer team.
    Jonathan Baker makes three Bruins who have signed to attend USCL and play soccer for the Lancers in NJCAA Region X next fall.
    First, it was Mason Green, followed by Jacob Cato and now Baker is in the royal blue and gold fold.

  • Jackets’ Funderburk signs with...

    Buford High School ace keeper Ethan Funderburk called his special signing day “a dream come true.”
    Funderburk, a four-year member of the BHS Jackets varsity soccer team, signed to play with the University of South Carolina Sumter soccer program on Friday in the BHS conference room.
    “Since the seventh grade, I’ve dreamed of going to the next level,” said Funderburk, a three-time All-Region IV-AA selection. “It took a lot of hard work, and it pays off when you work hard. I’m very happy.”

  • Lancaster Motor Speedway to host...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is off this Saturday, but the half-mile dirt track will host an open practice for any division in dirt track racing Thursday night.

  • IL falls to May River in Class...

    IRMO - May River High School coach Misael Garzan said it was a matter of his players finding their focus.
    The Lower State champion Sharks, 20-3-1, did to post a 6-2 win over Indian Land to capture their first Class AAA state soccer championship on Saturday afternoon at WC Hawkins Stadium at Irmo High School.
    "Being in our first state championship match, I think we had some jitters and butterflies early, but I told our guys at the half to stay focused and play our game."
    May River, located in Bluffton, is a third-Year school.

  • Warriors earn state title berth

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School boys soccer team earned a bid to the Class AAA state title match, and in doing so, made Warriors soccer history.
    ILHS, a five-time participant in the Class AA state soccer finals, earned its first-ever berth to the Class AAA state championship match Tuesday night when the Warriors pounded Pendleton High School, 6-2 to win the Class AAA Upper State crown at Warrior Stadium.
    The Warriors were led by freshman John Fosu who scored three goals – a hat trick – to pace ILHS to the solid win.

  • Cards rebound, eliminate AJ in...

    Landrum High School, forced to a do-or-die game by scrappy Andrew Jackson, bounced back in a big way for an 8-1 win over the Volunteers to win the Class AA Upper State baseball championship Wednesday night at the Cardinals’ field.
    AJ, needing two wins to advance to the Class AA state title series, opened with a resounding 13-7 victory to force the second game.
    In the nightcap, Landrum struck for three first-inning runs and added two runs in the third inning to build a 5-0 lead after two frames.

  • Belk leads LHS in Class AAAA meet

    Lancaster High School has several qualifiers for the Class AAAA state meet, including Tierra Belk in two events.
    The Class AAAA state qualifying meet, hosted by Dreher High School in Columbia, was held at Columbia International University.
    Belk was fourth in the triple jump with a 35-06 effort. She placed seventh in the girls’ 200-meter dash in 25.63.
    Belk placed 10th in the 100-meter dash.
    The girls 4 x 100 relay was eighth, including Belk, Ya’dynasty Douglas, Mahongany Perry and Rekia Polk in a time of 49.84.

  • Buford golfers earn bid to Class...

    Buford High School senior “T” Sutton captured the Region IV-AA medalist with a 139 to help the Jackets earn a bid to the Class AA state tournament May 13-14.
    Sutton’s effort – 71-68 – helped the Jackets to a second-place finish in the six-team region field.
    Two teams from the region advance to the state tournament.
    Central won the Region IV-AA golf tournament with a 646 – 327-319, with David Oliver, the runner-up medalist, leading the Eagles with a 140, 72-68.
    Buford was second with a 664 – 340-324.

  • Jackets eliminate IL in Upstate...

    INDIAN LAND – Union County returned to Indian Land High School, but this time the Lady Yellow Jackets were on the attack on the way to a 15-5 win over the Lady Warriors.
    UCHS’s 10-run win eliminated the host Lady Warriors in the Class AAA Upper State softball championship series Wednesday night at ILHS.
    The Lady Warriors, in their series opener, pounded the Lady Yellow Jackets, 10-3 on Friday night, but UCHS turned the tables Wednesday night in the elimination game rematch.