Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

  • Faith Funderburke Realty...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway drivers, fans and staff members are gearing up for Saturday at the half-mile dirt track.
    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host its annual car show sponsored by Faith Funderburke Realty LCC.
    Mrs. Funderburke has been a loyal sponsor for years at LMS, and this year she is sponsoring the car show, Super Stock Division and Thunder Bomber Division.
    Faith will sponsor the top three trophies in each division for the car show – Best In Show Award.
    During the car show, the Lancaster Motor Speedway points banquet will be held.

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  • BHS has solid hope for baseball...

    There’s a new look with the Buford High School baseball team, and the Yellow Jackets are hoping to continue their old ways of solid baseball play.
    BHS has a new head coach in Michael Adams, who served as a Jackets assistant coach last season.
    “We’re very excited about our team this season,” Adams said.
    A bulk of the Buford High baseball optimism centers on five seniors, who will play roles in the Jackets’ hopes for the 2019 season.
    The senior group is led by Brett Sistare, a BHS veteran who will serve as a team captain.

  • 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.

  • Cherokee Speedway to cap Madness...

    Cherokee Speedway will wrap up the annual Gigi Strong March Madness today at the Gaffney dirt track.
    Racing action today will be headlined by the Southern All-Stars Series, paying $12,000 to win and $600 to start the race.
    The Cherokee Speedway racing card today will also feature the SECA 604 Crate Late Models $1,200 to win, Crate Sportsman $700, Stock 4 $700, and Thunder Bomber $700.
    Track gates are scheduled to open at 10 a.m.
    The driver’s meeting is at 12:30 p.m. with racing to follow.

  • Vols fall to War Eagles in state...

    COLUMBIA – Gray Collegiate Academy's War Eagles soared late to capture their second straight Class AA boys basketball state championship.

    The 21-10 War Eagles, up 50-37 after three periods, finished on a pivotal 29-1 surge to seal the 79-38 win over Class AA Upper State champion Andrew Jackson on Saturday at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia. AJ's Jalen Robinson hit a free throw at 7:39 of the final quarter, but the Vols didn't score again and GCA rolled.

  • 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

  • Bruins booters open with win

    The Lancaster Bruins had a solid start to their 2019 prep soccer season with a 7-0 win over Class AAA foe Chester High School on Monday night at Memorial Stadium.
    Johan Deras tallied three goals, while Benjamin Guevara Salmoron netted two. Jacob Cato and Aydan Saldana scored one each.
    Saldana, Colby Faulkenberry, Mason Green, Jonathan Baker and Russ Baker each had an assist.
    Keeper Osiel Tello notched the LHS shutout.
    The Junior Bruins also notched a 7-0 win over Chester.