Today's Sports

  • AJ girls Upstate champs


    GREENVILLE – Andrew Jackson, for the large part, has hitched its impressive playoff run to senior guard Dareisha Sowell and she’s responded in thoroughbred fashion.

  • Big Thursday smashes record

    When Gamecocks and Tigers supporters gather, it’s a rare occasion for both sides to leave sporting smiles and an upbeat mood.

    Such was the case on Tuesday, Feb. 25, when the Big Thursday Inc. of Lancaster Scholarship Committee met at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Carole Ray Dowling Center for its annual check presentation.

  • Sowell sparks AJ to Upstate title


    GREENVILLE – Andrew Jackson, for the large part, has hitched its impressive playoff run to senior guard Dareisha Sowell and she's responded in thoroughbred fashion.

    Sowell, who has scored 119 points in the Lady Volunteers' four-game postseason charge – a 29.7 average over the sterling stretch, triggered the Lady Vols in clinching the Class AA Upper State championship and a coveted bid in the Class AA sate championship.

  • Bulldogs' second-half...


    GREENVILLE – The No. 5 Newberry Bulldogs are again the top dogs in Class AA Upper State boys basketball.

    The hard-charging Bulldogs, 25-4, captured their third consecutive Class AA Upper State championship with a 78-66 win over Indian Land High School on Saturday, March 1 at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.

  • LHS coach meets players

     Robert Howey


    New Lancaster High School head football coach Bobby Collins didn’t mince words about his vision for the Bruins’ football program.

    “The 2-9 days are over. I can promise you that,” said Collins to open a meeting of returning and prospective players in the school’s auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 26. “If you do it my way, we will win.

  • Vols hope to continue their...

     Robert Howey


    KERSHAW – Diamond hopes are high for the Andrew Jackson Volunteers as head baseball coach Mike Lucas enters his fifth season at the Lancaster County Class AA high school.

    The Vols, 17-13 last season, return a solid cast of players from the team which captured the Class AA Upper District III championship and placed third in the Class AA Upstate championship tournament.

  • March Madness caps racing at...

     Staff reports

    The second day March Madness at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney is slated to run today.

    Track gates open at 11 a.m., with the draw from 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. The drivers’ meeting is at 12:30 p.m.

    Following is the March 2 schedule:

    Young Guns RWD – Full program

    Crate Sportsman – Main event

    Stock 4 – Main event

    Vintage Cars – Main event

  • Foreman’s buzzer-beater lifts...


    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land’s second option was the winning choice.

  • Comporium Preseason baseball...


    The 2014 Comporium Preseson Invitational high school baseball tournament, hosted by Andrew Jackson and Buford high schools, opens play Saturday with four games at the AJ Volunteers’ field.

    The Andrew Jackson field includes the host Vols, Lancaster, Central High of Pageland and Great Falls.

  • Lady Vols’ late rally decks...


    KERSHAW – The fifth-ranked Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers are using a familiar formula to fuel their Class AA Upper State playoff run.