Today's Sports

  • Mitchell cruises for Clash win

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Driver Zack Mitchell captured the Carolina Clash Super Late Models Series win to highlight racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    Mitchell and Ben Watkins were on the front row for the Clash.

    At the green flag to start the race, Mitchell, Watkins, Dennis “Rambo” Franklin and Michael Brown roared into turn one battling for the lead. 

  • Usher set for SCFCA Hall

    Former Central High School of Pageland head football coach Al Usher is one of 10 inductees into the 2018 South Carolina Football Coaches Hall of Fame class.
    Usher, who played football at Pageland High School before it became what is now Central High School, built the Eagles into a prep football power.
    The 2018 SCFCA Hall of Fame class marks the fifth induction. The enshrinement is scheduled for Dec. 7 at the Landmark Resort in Myrtle Beach.

  • Rodgers named to pre-season All-...

    NEWBERRY – Redshirt senior Shea Rodgers of Newberry College has collected preseason second-team All-SAC honors for the second straight year.
    Rodgers, an Indian Land High School grad, earned SAC Special Teams Player of the Week in 2017 after going 4-4 on extra point attempts and punting five times for a 38.6-yard average in a 34-7 win against Lenoir-Rhyne.

  • Thornwell enjoys home court...

    LA – Los Angeles – to LA – Lancaster area – is a long way, but Sindarius Thornwell was back in town Sunday, taking in the special moment.
    Thornwell, the former Lancaster High School basketball star who now plays with the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA, returned Sunday for his second annual youth basketball camp, a highlight for Thornwell’s off-season.
    Thornwell, who completed his rookie season last spring, was holding court and camp in the A.R. Rucker Middle School gym.

  • Lady Vols rally, edge Jackets

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers evened their Region IV-AA volleyball record at 1-1 with a 3-2 comeback win over county rival Buford High School on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Jackets, with a fast start, bolted to a 2-0 lead, winning 25-18 and 25-9.
    “We struggled to get into a rhythm and lost the first two sets,” AJ coach John Verdugo said. “After the two losses, we placed our focus on short-term goals – good passes, good talk among the team, one point at a time – and tried to get some energy going.”

  • Bruins belt Jackets in 42-14 win

    The Lancaster Bruins have been bruising and cruising this season, and Thursday was no different.
    LHS, 3-0 for the first time since the 2014 football season, started strong on the way to the 42-14 win over the Class AAAAA Fort Mill Yellow Jackets on Thursday night in Memorial Stadium.
    Lancaster, starting fast, struck on all five first-half possessions to forge a 35-7 halftime lead on the way to the 28-point victory over the 0-3 Jackets.

  • Unbeaten Vols whip Wildcats

    Unbeaten Andrew Jackson rolls to 37-8 road win over Blacksburg High School in Gaffney.

  • Warriors rally, down York

    Comeback-minded Indian Land rallied from a 9-0 halftime deficit to knock off the host York Cougars, 14-9.

  • Bruins claw Jackets in 42-14 win

    Lancaster Bruins move mark to 3-0 with 42-14 home win over Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill High School.

  • Pigskin Picks: Panel Rascal has...

    It's still tight at the top as The Lancaster News' Pigskin Picks hits week three.

    Robert "How We Luv The Little Rascals" has a narrow lead, but there's a bunch nipping at his heels.

    "Yep, as Lawrence Taylor famously said, 'Like a bunch of crazed dogs,’” the panel Rascal said. “Their bark is probably worse than their bite, but their picking is really kicking.”

    Howey, at 27-13, holds a slim game edge on the Rowell duo, Ern “Big E” Rowell and brother Eric, with each at 26-14.