Today's Sports

  • McIsaac embraces his Orange Bowl...

    The 2018 Orange Bowl, the College Football Playoff national semifinal, is history, but the event and the week leading up to the Alabama-Oklahoma clash is still fresh in the memory of Cameron McIsaac.
    McIsaac, a Clemson University senior who majors in sports communication, was one of four CU students who served in the nine-member intern program during the week of the game last month in Miami.
    Alabama downed Oklahoma 45-34 in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 29, to advance to play Clemson, who routed the then-top-rated Tide, 44-16.

  • AJ Vols split matches

    The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers capped their regular-season wrestling schedule, splitting a three-way match at Camden Military Academy in Camden on Thursday night.
    The Vols, 14-9, captured a 40-21 win over Class AAA member Keenan High School of Columbia, but fell to the host CMA Spartans, 48-30.
    AJ 182-pounder Ryan Hunter, who went 2-0 on the night with a pair of pins, led the Vols’ effort.
    Austin Denkins, in the matches, registered a major decision (four points) and a pin.

  • LHS sweeps to mat wins

    The Lancaster Bruins wrestlers swept a Region III-AAAA tri-match, topping Richland Northeast and Ridge View on Wednesday night at RVHS.
    The region mat sweep helped the Bruins earn a playoff bid to the Class AAAA Upper State playoffs.
    “These were big wins to secure a playoff spot,” LHS coach Russell Brown said. “This young team grew up a little bit.
    “All season we’ve worked to give these guys the best chance to win,” he said.
    The Bruins routed RNE, 72-6 and downed the RVHS Blazers, 48-36.

  • Lady Warriors win for split

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors had plenty to celebrate Wednesday night, but for the ILHS boys it was a tough night at the hoop.
    The Warriors, hosting Parkwood High School of Union County, N.C., split with the Rebels.
    The Lady Warriors notched their first home hoops win of the season, taking a 38-31 win over the Lady Rebels.
    The ILHS boys dropped a last-second loss to the PHS boys.
    The Lady Warriors took the early lead and steadily built their margin for the seven-point win.

  • Vols net sweep of Jackets

    Andrew Jackson took two from rival Buford High School in Region IV-AA basketball Tuesday night in the BHS gym.
    The Lady Volunteers, with a second-half comeback, topped the Lady Jackets, 38-29 and the AJ boys completed the hoops sweep with a solid 63-48 win.
    The girls’ game was tight, with the Lady Vols rallying in the third period to gain the lead and stayed close until a late-game surge netted the win.

  • Sellers wins state wrestling...

    The Buford Middle School wrestling team wrapped up a stellar mat season Saturday at Lexington High School in the annual Carolina Invitational where Tanner Sellers captured a state crown to complete an unbeaten individual season.
    Sellers went 4-0 on the day, posting pins in all four matches to cap a sterling 29-0 season.
    BMS had three wrestlers qualify for the state tournament, including Ashton Gardner in the 108-pound weight class, Sellers at the 158 weight class and Justin Pardue in the 285-pound weight class.

  • AJ captures two wins over Knights

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers notched two Region IV-AA wins over the North Central Knights on Friday night in Kershaw.
    The Lady Volunteers led all four quarters of the game for the 64-44 win.
    At the end of the first quarter, the AJ girls led 11-8 and they took a 26-19 spread at the half.
    In the third quarter, the Lady Vols jumped ahead 51-25 on the way to the 20-point win.

  • Bruins notch two mat wins

    The Lancaster High School wrestling team rebounded from two region losses to post a pair of non-region mat wins on Friday night.
    The Bruins notched wins over Chesterfield and Darlington. LHS dumped the CHS Rams, 54-29, and Darlington, 60-15.
    In the 25-point win over Chesterfield, the Bruins pin winners were Brandon Gomez (126), Connor Sullivan (132), Eric Byrd (160) and Immanuel Bush (285).

  • Warriors top Griffins for first...

    WINNSBORO – The Indian Land Warriors, winless in Region IV-AAA hoops and seeing their Class AAA Upper State postseason hopes possibly slipping away, took court action Friday night at Fairfield Central High School in Winnsboro.
    The Warriors snapped a three-game region skid, taking a 63-57 win over the FCHS Griffins.
    “Going into region play and at 0-3, nobody really gave us a chance, so our guys responded the way we needed to take the win,” ILHS coach Nate Smith said. “We know we are a better team than our record shows.

  • Stallions top Lancaster Bruins...

    South Pointe, in different ways, pulled the hardwood broom job in the Lancaster High School gym on Friday night.
    The Stallions took two from the host LHS Bruins in Region III-AAAA play.
    The second-ranked Lady Stallions dashed to an 81-22 win over the Lady Bruins and the SPHS boys held on for a 75-70 win.
    The boys game was tight early, but later featured a pair of spurts by both teams.
    The Bruins, down 26-25 at the half, came out in the second half to take charge and build a 43-32 lead on a Kemarkio Cloud bucket midway through the third period.