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Today's Sports

  • Green signs with Lancers

    Outside the rain poured and the day was gray, but on the inside in the Lancaster High School conference room, the mood was much brighter.
    Most of those in attendance donned special T-shirts in celebration of LHS senior soccer player Mason Green’s big moment – his signing day – March 1, 2019.
    Green, a four-year member of the Lancaster High School boys soccer team, was sporting a smile as he signed the scholarship to set the course of his future.
    Green signed with the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer team.

  • Sports Talk: AJ’s body of work...

    The body of work is a term often heard this time of year, March Madness.
    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers basketball team experienced the hoops postseason wonderment, making a landmark run to the Class AA state title game.
    The Vols’ drive didn’t end the way they wanted, falling to a talented and top-rated Gray Collegiate Academy team in the state championship basketball game, 79-38 last Saturday at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia.

  • Vols open region play routing...

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened Region IV-AA play, rolling to a 12-0 win over North Central High School at home Tuesday night.
    Brett Percival and Colby Jackson combined on a one-hitter in the AJ win.
    Percival, the winner, went three innings and fanned eight Knights.
    Percival allowed no hits and two walks.
    Percival aided his cause with a three-run homer and a walk.
    Jackson, in an inning of work, whiffed three and allowed the lone Knights hit.

  • Fans to view Speedway upgrades

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway track has been silent since late last fall, but the dirt track racing facility has been quite busy during the LMS off-season.
    This off-season, even though it has been a wet and rainy period, has seen the LMS staff hard at work making improvements to the race track and the facilities.
    Some of the highlights for the track include the purchase of a crash truck with a Jaws of Life system for quickly freeing trapped victims in a wrecked car.
    The track also has purchased new radios for the track crew/staff.

  • Lady Jackets booters beat...

    The Buford High School girls soccer team opened Region IV-AA play  play Tuesday night when the Lady Jackets topped Lewisville, 5-1 at the Lions’ field in Chester County.
    BHS’s Kalyn Stroud scored the first goal four minutes into the match. Lewisville tied the match in the 14th minute.
    Peyton Deese scored in the 23rd minute to put Buford ahead. In the second half, Marisa King scored two goals and Emma Larson added one to give the Jackets the 5-1 win.
    Buford played at AJ on Thursday night.
    Lady Warriors win

  • War Eagles soar late to net win...

    COLUMBIA – Gray Collegiate coach Dion Bethea said his players told him they were going to take it to another level – they did, a second straight Class AA state basketball championship.
    The War Eagles, in a hardwood battle with the valiant Andrew Jackson Volunteers, took flight late with a furious flurry to defeat AJ, 79-38 for the AA state title at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia on Saturday afternoon.
    Grace Collegiate, 21-10, bolted to a 10-0 lead off the jump, but the determined Vols fought back to make it interesting.

  • Title Notes: AJ Volunteers’...

    The 2018-19 Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers produced a banner campaign.
    AJ, led by veteran coach Danny Wright, posted a 17-5 finish.
    The Vols, en route to the Class AA state runner-up finish, produced their share of hoops hoopla.
    AJ won its annual holiday tournament, the Comporium Christmas Classic, downing Eau Claire of Columbia, 83-59 and Chester, 79-70 at the Vols’ gym.
    Wright noted the Vols’ win over Chester, which finished as the Class AAA Upstate runner-up to Class AAA state champion Keenan, was a spark in the splendid season.

  • Numbers reflect AJ’s loss in AA...

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    COLUMBIA – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers fell to Gray Collegiate Academy, 79-38 at the 2019 SCHSL Class AA boys state championship in Columbia on Saturday.
    The 17-5 Volunteers finished runner-up as Gary Collegiate won back-to-back state championships.

  • Faile earns diamond honor

    North Greenville University's John Michael Faile was recently honored as the Conference Carolinas Baseball Player of the Week.

  • LHS netters blank Blazers

    Lancaster High School Bruins boys tennis blanked Region III-AAAA opponent Ridge View High School, 7-0 on Thursday.
    The win over the Blazers kept the LHS boys unbeaten on the 2019 tennis season.
    Singles
    • Isaac Thomas (L) defeated Kaleb Phelps (RV), 6-0, 6-0
    • Brevon McKinney (L) defeated Riley Snell (RV), 6-0, 6-1
    • Connor Parman (L) defeated Hari Kumar (RV), 6-0, 6-0
    • Jakob Sapp (L) defeated Ethan Lewis (RV), 6-0, 6-0