Today's Sports

  • Faile earns diamond honor

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

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models...

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model cars will make their first appearance at Lancaster Motor Speedway on the 2019 racing season Saturday night.
    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series is one of the highest growing Late Model Series not just in the Carolinas, but across the country.
    The Jason Smoot series has taken off and is averaging one of the top car counts in any series in the country.

  • Simmons to play baseball at Peace

    Jalen Simmons, a Buford High School senior, is excited to continue his journey as a baseball player at William Peace University in Raleigh, N.C.
    Simmons was discovered by the William Peace University Pacers coaching staff at an Impact Baseball Camp in January. After attending recruit day at the university and seeing what the university offered academically, Simmons said he decided the school was the place for him in his future.
    The Division III University plays its home games at the USA Baseball Stadium in
    Cary, N.C.

  • BHS’s Blackmon signs with Erskine

    Buford High School senior Alexis Blackmon is set to make her mark as a freshman at Erskine College next spring.
    Blackmon, a veteran member with the BHS cheer squad, is going to be part of a new team at the Due West school.
    Blackmon has signed a scholarship to be part of the Flying Fleet’s first acrobatics and tumbling team.
    She made it official Friday, March 8, signing with the Fleet in the Lancaster County Class AA school’s media center.

  • Lady Bruins look to improve with...

    The 2019 Lancaster High School Lady Bruins softball team has a challenge this season.
    The LHS girls, with a few returnees from the 2018 team, are looking at a building season.
    Lancaster, 17-5 last season, featured a nine-player senior group led by then first-year head coach Erin Walker.
    The Lady Bruins will feature a host of new faces this season following the departure of the senior-laden squad.

  • Jackets ignite, wing Eagles

    Buford ignited for four runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a 5-2 comeback road win over previously unbeaten Central of Pageland on Thursday night.
    BHS, down 2-1 in the seventh, tallied four runs to spark the win.
    Dylan Montgomery drilled a two-run double and Jonathan Belk and Brett Sistare rapped RBI hits in the pivotal frame.
    “We had clutch hits to spark the rally,” BHS coach Michael Adams said.
    “This was a big win for our team. I’m proud of our guys.”

  • Rucker salutes Rams unbeaten trio

    Perfection is tough to achieve, but the A.R. Rucker Rams horned in on it not once, not twice, but three times.
    The Rucker Rams sounded the celebration horn on three unbeaten sports teams Wednesday night in the Lancaster middle school’s cafeteria to highlight its ARRMS sports awards for 2018-19.
    The Rams football team posted its first-ever unbeaten season – 7-0 last fall, and the Rucker hoops teams were winter wonders as each went 14-0 this season.

  • ‘Sea of orange’ buoys AJHS as...

    COLUMBIA – Andrew Jackson High fell short in its first state championship basketball game in 39 years, but its horde of orange-clad fans said the Volunteers can hold their heads high.
    The Vols lost to Gray Collegiate Academy of West Columbia 79-38 in the Class AA boys title game at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia. They ended their season with a 17-5 record.

  • Bruins honor hoops standouts

    The Lancaster High School Bruins took to the court of the LHS Multipurpose Building to honor a host of players at the LHS boys’ basketball banquet Thursday night.
    Standout members of the Bruins varsity and junior varsity basketball teams were saluted during the event.
    Lancaster High School sophomore sensations, guard Omazeon “Dude” Tinsley and forward Janyle Pittman, led the Bruins honorees.
    Tinsley and Pittman were named to the All-Region III-AAAA team as selected by the league coaches.

  • Lady Jackets jolt Lady Bruins

    The Buford High School girls’ soccer team opened its season, rolling to an 8-0 win over county rival Lancaster High School on Tuesday at Memorial Stadium.
    Chaney Smith scored her first of three goals at the 11:20 mark in the match.
    Isabella Jones led all scorers with four goals. Marisa King had one goal.
    The Jackets led at halftime 3-0. They added 5 more in the second half. Goalkeepers Madison Funderburk and Karen Chappell shared the shutout.
    The Lady Jackets travel to Hartsville on tonight.
    Lady Warriors fall to Nation Ford