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Today's Sports

  • LMS racing off May 19

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be taking a vacation weekend with no race set for May 19 at the half-mile dirt oval.
    The break will allow LMS drivers, fans and staff members to take a vacation, or work on their race cars for the second half of the 2018 LMS season.
    Lancaster Motor Speedway will return to racing action May 26, hosting the Robbie Helms Memorial race on the Memorial Day Weekend Mayhem.
    Helms of Heath Springs died last December.

  • Bonda expects battle Saturday

    Indian Land High School Lady Warriors soccer coach Mark Bonda said he expects his toughest match of the season Saturday when the ILHS girls go for their second straight Class AAA soccer championship.
    The Lady Warriors will battle Class AAA Lower State champion Bishop England, 15-2-1, in hopes of netting their second straight state crown Saturday at Irmo High School’s W.C. Hawkins Stadium.
    Kickoff is set for noon.

  • Lady Jackets blank AJ, stay alive

    KERSHAW _ Buford prevailed to keep its Class AA Upper State championship  hopes alive Wednesday at rival Andrew Jackson High School.
    The 17-9 Lady Jackets blanked Region IV-AA rival Andrew Jackson High School, 3-0 to keep their softball playoffs hopes going.
    BHS, the Region IV-AA runner-up to AJ this season, faced Landrum on Thursday when it needed two wins over the host Lady Cardinals to advance to the Class AA state title series.
    The Lady Jackets struck for a run in the second inning on Kayley Stroud’s run-scoring double.

  • Bobcats end IL postseason run

    Seneca halted Indian Land High School’s postseason baseball hopes with a 3-0 win over the Warriors at the Bobcats’ field on Wednesday.
    Seneca, which defeated Indian Land, 13-6 Saturday in the double-elimination Class AAA Upper State title round, blanked the Warriors to end their season.
    The 15-8 Bobcats, the defending Class AAA Upstate champs, scored two runs in the fourth and a single run in the fifth to take the win.
    A Jack Fassino double opened what proved to be Seneca’s winning rally in the bottom of the fourth.

  • Buddy Crook Memorial race...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will honor one of the greatest to ever race at LMS in any division Saturday night.
    The late Buddy Crook is considered a dirt track racing legend at LMS and various other tracks.
    Crook will be honored Saturday with the MMSA Buddy Crook Memorial paying $4,000 to win. The MMSA is a traveling 4-cylinder series that travels all over North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.
    The top 4-cylinder drivers in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina are expected here Saturday night with one of the richest paydays they will see this season.

  • Jacket booters fall in second-...

    The Buford High men’s varsity team opened the Class AA Upper State soccer playoffs with a convincing 8-0 home win over Eau Claire on May 1.
    Senior Blaine Gossman had two goals, and added an assist. Junior Jesse Black also tallied twice for the Jackets. Seniors Jim Small, Nate Purser, and William Ingram each contributed a goal, and sophomore Logan Jaillette netted his first goal of his varsity career as he converted a penalty kick following an EC foul in the 18-yard box.
    Senior Bryton Davis also had a big hand in the scoring, adding four assists.

  • Vols, Jackets athletes in state...

    Andrew Jackson and Buford High School track athletes will compete in the Class AA state track meet this weekend.
    The AJ Lady Volunteers are led by Niyana Jones who is the top qualifier in the girls high jump at 5-02. Jones also qualified fourth in the long jump at 16 feet.
    Oshamiya Black placed eighth in the triple jump at 31-08.
    In the boys, AJ was led by Darrion Wright, third in the high jump with a 6-04 effrot.
    LaKyle McIlwain finished sixth in the 110 high hurldes in 16.31.

  • Bruins set for state meet

    Lancaster High School has a host of athletes who have qualified for the Class AAAA state track meet.

    The Bruins qualified at the state qualifier held at Sumter High School last Satuday.

    The LHS girls are led by sophomore Tierra Belk, who ran a 12.45 to place eighth.

    Belk also ran a leg on the seventh-place 4 x 100 relay. Belk, Quanie Simmons, Rekia Polk and Ashanti Talford ran a 49.47. The alternate is Mohongany Perry.

    In the boys 400 dash, Frederick Thompson placed third in 49.75.

  • Sizzling round wins Bruins 1st...

    Lancaster High School won its first-ever state golf championship Tuesday with a dazzling 10-shot comeback victory over Myrtle Beach High.
     “Winning as an individual is cool, but winning as a team is indescribable,” team captain Brady Hinkle said after the match. “I can’t put it into words how I feel.
    “It’s awesome. We couldn’t have done it with a better group of guys.”

  • Indian Land still proud of Lady...

    IRMO – As Indian Land High School Principal David Shamble prepared for the Class AAA girls state championship post-game awards ceremonies, he clutched the state runner-up silver medals.
    He said he wished he was going to present gold medals, like the Lady Warriors won last spring, but he wasn’t disappointed in the ILHS girls soccer team.
    “The Upper State champion isn’t too bad,” Shamble said. “These girls had a fantastic season.