Today's Sports

  • Hanging Rock Kartway returns to...

    Hanging Rock Kartway had another rained out race Saturday, and now HRK has a new race set Saturday.
    The Saturday schedule will have the Clone Classes of Clone 325 paying $200 to win, Clone 350 $300, Clone 375 $500, Clone 425 $500, Clone 425 $500, Amateur Clone 350 $100. Predator classes are Predator 325 $200, Predator 350 $300, Predator 375 $500, Predator 425 $200. Amateur Clone 350 $100. Junior Classes Red Plate, Jr. 1 Green Plate/Small Pipe, Jr. 2 Purple Plate/Small Pipe, Jr. 3 Blue Plate/Small Pipe, Jr. Predator II, Pee Wee Predator, Champ 425 Predator, FH 375.

  • IL’s Drakeford wins state mat...

    ANDERSON – Indian Land High School Warriors junior 160-pounder Markeith Drakeford followed the mat plan all the way to the state championship podium.
    Drakeford, in his first trip to the Class AAA individual state championship tournament, captured the gold with a 6-4 decision over Chester High School’s Ly’ Terrence Mills on Saturday night at the Anderson Civic Center.

  • Bruins’ Bush places in Class...

    ANDERSON – Lancaster High School junior heavyweight Immanuel Bush, Region III-AAAA Wrestler of the Year, led the Bruins’ mat effort in the Class AAAA state tournament at the Anderson Civic Center over the weekend.
    Bush, 33-4 for the season, finished fourth in the Class AAAA heavyweight division after placing third last season.
    Nygel Moore, 30-9 for the season, was fifth in the 170-pound weight class. He qualified for the state field in third and was a region champion.

  • Vols open tournament with 8-2 win

    Andrew Jackson opened play in the rain-plagued Comporium Preseason Invitational with an 8-2 win over Chester High School on Monday.
    Play in the round-robin prep baseball tourney was slated to open Saturday, but rained out and moved to Monday night with games at AJ and Buford high schools.
    The Volunteers’ Bry Neal was the winning pitcher, going three innings and fanning four Cyclones. He allowed two walks and a hit. Kyle Percival worked 1.1 frames and whiffed two.
    Colby Jackson went 2.2 frames and fanned four.

  • Gold for orange

    School wrestling team Saturday.
    The Volunteers, in the Class A-AA individual state mat tournament, captured three state championships, earning coveted gold medals at the Anderson Civic Center.
    AJ’s Tyleik Elder, a junior (152), and sophomores Daniel Barfield (106) and Luke Phillips (132) each captured an individual state crown in the elite field.

  • Vols chain Bulldogs, grab Upper...

    GREENWVILLE – all it an AJ orange-letter day in Greenville.
    The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers were as dominant as their orange uniforms in capturing the Class AA Upper State boys basketball championship with a resounding 66-47 win over the stunned Silver Bluff High School Bulldogs on Friday night.
    The Vols, earning a bid to the Class AA state title game for the first time in 39 years, chained the third-ranked Bulldogs with the solid 19-point rout at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.

  • Masters of the mat
  • AJ Vols win

    GREENVILLE - The upstart Andrew Jackson Volunteers took charge in a pivotal second period on the way to an impressive 66-47 win over Silver Bluff High School for the Class AA Upper State boys basketball championship.
    AJ, locked in a 13-all first period tie, ignited on a key 23-10 surge to take a 36-23 halftime lead on the way to the 19-point win at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Friday night in Greenville.
    "We played smart and controlled the game," AJ senior guard Joey Walters said.

  • Returnees key in LHS baseball...

    The Lancaster Bruins have eight returnees to their 16-player baseball roster this season as they look to make a run at the Class AAAA Upper State playoffs.
    LHS, which just missed out on the playoffs last spring, is hoping to land a bid to the postseason tournament.
    Lancaster High School, 9-11 last season under then first-year head coach Trevor Hammond, has its share of veterans on the mound.
    Senior right-hander Raul Garcia-Mora, a four-year member of the LHS squad, heads the pitching staff as a battle-tested performer.

  • Old to play soccer at Wofford

    INDIAN LAND – Soccer has been a major part of Josh Old’s life and will continue to be.
    Old, an Indian Land High School senior and soccer goalie, will be playing soccer for the next four seasons after signing with Wofford College on Thursday morning in the ILHS media center.
    Old made it official, signing with the Terriers of the Southern Conference as family members, teammates, schoolmates, teachers, coaches and school officials watched and applauded.