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Today's Sports

  • Bonda leaving as Lady Warriors...

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School girls soccer coach Mark Bonda, who has built the Lady Warriors into a Class AAA state power, is leaving his post after 12 seasons leading the ILHS girls soccer program.
    Bonda, 36, has announced his retirement as the Lady Warriors’ soccer coach.
    Bonda, and his wife Lisa had a daughter, Harlow, earlier this year, and he wants to devote more time to his family.

  • Warriors edge Seneca for Class...

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    The Indian Land Warriors made the most of a lone goal to edge Seneca High School, 1-0 on Saturday and advance to the Class AAA Upper State title soccer match with Pendleton High School on Tuesday night.
    ILHS’s Brandon Sanchez tallied in the 26th minute and the Warriors made it stand in their 1-0 win over the host SHS Bobcats.
    Addison Guild had an assist on the Sanchez goal.
    ILHS keeper Gabe Burris had four saves in the Warriors’ shutout.

  • Rotary Club 5K race set May 18

    Lancaster Rotary Club is partnering with Lancaster Runs to host a 5k Race for Charity on May 18.
    Net proceeds from the race fund service projects in the Lancaster community. While the specific recipients of this year's funds have not yet been determined, Lancaster Rotary Club's board of directors has elected to support the most vulnerable members of our community through youth and seniors-related projects.
    The Tot Trot is at 7:30 a.m., with the 5K run and walk at 8.

  • Warriors advance six to Class...

    Six Indian Land High School track athletes – two girls and four boys – have qualified for the Class AAA state meet after competing in the Class AAA Upper State meet at Seneca High School.
    In the girls meet, Leah Henry and London Johnson each finished second in their events.
    Henry had a 16-11.5 in the long jump, while Johnson heaved the shot 34-0.50.
    The Warriors are sending four athletes to the Class AAA state field.

  • Coats to lead LHS swim team

    Jordan Coats will lead the Lancaster High School swim team.
    Coats, a Kershaw native, has been named as the coach, replacing coach Daniela Sanchez-Gelpke, who is moving from the area. Sanchez-Gelpke led the LHS swim team for one season.
    Coats, 26, will be assisted by veteran aide Denise Walker.
    “This is a very good program and we want to keep that going,” Coats said. “I’m looking forward to working with the swimmers and parents.”
    Coats is 2011 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School.

  • Fifth-annual Buddy Crook...

    The fifth annual Buddy Crook Memorial race is Saturday at Lancaster Motor Speedway.
    Racing action was rained out Saturday, so the Crook Memorial is the next event at LMS.
    The biggest Monster Mini 4-Cylinder race to date on the 2019 racing season is paying $3,000 to win Saturday night.

  • Muschamp: 3-month stretch key

    FORT LAWN – South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp, facing one of the nation’s toughest schedules next season, said work over the next three months will play a key role in the 2019 USC football hopes.
    The Gamecocks’ upcoming schedule, according to Bleacher Report, is rated the second-toughest in the nation. The Gamecocks face three of the nation’s top four teams — according to ESPN’s offseason Top 25 — in Clemson, Alabama and Georgia. They also play at Texas A&M and host Florida.

  • Vols top Cavaliers in soccer...

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers soccer team built a 3-1 halftime lead on the way to a 4-2 win over Christ Church Episcopal School of Greenville on Thursday night at Volunteer Stadium.
    The Vols, 18-3-1, were led by Mason McKittrick and Jared Truesdale, who scored two goals each in the AJ victory.

  • Lady Jackets prevail on PKs

    Buford High School’s Isabella Jones, Marisa King and Chaney Smith converted on decisive penalty kicks to give the Lady Jackets a landmark 3-2 penalty kicks win over Landrum High School on Wednesday night at Jackets Stadium.
    Regulation ended in a 1-1 tie and each team scored in the two 10-minute overtimes to deadlock the match at 2-all.
    Then, the tight match went to penalty kicks with Jones, who scored a goal and had an assist in regulation, scoring along with King and Smith.

  • Belk leads LHS region track...

    Lancaster High School’s Tierra Belk led the Lady Bruins effort in the Region III-AAAA track meet at York High School on April 25.
    Belk, who tallied 22 points, won the triple jump and placed third in the 100- and 200-meter dash. She also ran a leg on the girls 4 x 100 relay, which included Ya’dynasty Douglas, Mahongany Perry and Rekia Polk.
    Polk, a senior who scored 12 points in the individual events, was second in the triple jump and fourth in the long jump.