Today's Sports

  • Jones leads BHS girls soccer...

    Buford High School junior midfielder Isabella Jones earned the maroon and gold girls soccer spotlight at the annual BHS girls soccer awards night May 20 at Seagull’s Restaurant in Lancaster.
    Jones took home her share of honors in celebration of the BHS girls soccer season, a 13-4 record and the 2019 Region IV-AA championship.
    Jones, one of six Buford High players named to the all-region girls soccer team, was selected as the Region IV-AA Player of the Year.

  • Track returns to racing with...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway, after several weeks of inactivity due to rainouts and an off week, returned to the dirt track Saturday night at the half-mile oval.
    Action was intense with a host of competitive races to highlight the night.
    - In the Renegade main event, Andrew Baker continued to dominate the competition and cruised to the win.
    Renegade – Andrew Baker, Brady Kirk, James Marion, Jonathan Starkey, Brent Hodges, Marty Mason, Robert Bennett, Jason Knight, Steve Hinson, Dustin Sweat, Russell Kaye and Josh Seay.

  • SCDNR to hold boat inspections

    SCDNR release

    COLUMBIA – With the approaching Memorial Day holiday weekend, The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will be holding courtesy boat inspections at public boat landings across the state.
    SCDNR officers will perform a quick, but thorough, inspection of your boat to make sure you have the required safety equipment and proper boat and motor registration for your watercraft before you launch.

  • Boyd set for SCACA Hall of Fame...

    Coach Steve Boyd, who launched his career as a successful high school head football coach at Indian Land High School, will be inducted into the S.C. Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame this summer. He will be enshrined July 28 during the annual S.C. Athletic Coaches Association Convention at the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston.

  • Polk, Thompson lead LHS track...

    Seniors Kendrick Thompson and Rekia Polk led the Lancaster High School track awards for the Bruins’ 2019 season.
    Thompson and Polk are the LHS track Most Valuable Award winners, receiving the honors at the team awards Monday night.
    The LHS team MVP awards were based on points, academics, leadership, sportsmanship and extracurricular activities.
    Polk, a six-year letterman, was captain of the Lady Bruins team, while Thompson, a five-year LHS track letterman, was captain of the boys’ team.

  • Vols wrestlers ring in state...

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School’s wrestling program celebrated the Volunteers’ coveted mat gold this week.
    The Vols’ three Class AA individual state wrestling champions were recognized with the presentation of their state title rings in the school’s media center.
    The AJ state mat champs included junior Tyleik Elder (152) along with sophomores Daniel Barfield (106) and Luke Phillips (132).
    They captured the state titles Feb. 24 at the Anderson Civic Center.

  • BHS Jackets golfers sixth in...

    The Buford High School golf team finished sixth in the Class AA state tournament at the Mt. Vintage Golf Club in North Augusta last week.
    The Yellow Jackets, who finished as the Region IV-AA runner-up to Central High School of Pageland to qualify for the state field, shot a 348 on day one and followed with a tough 369 for a 717.
    BHS senior Caleb Henson led the Jackets with a 151, 77-74.
    Henson’s effort put him fourth in the state field to reap Class AA all-state golf honors for the second straight season.

  • ILHS dancer McCleod signs with...

    For the second time in two years, Indian Land High School has a senior who will attend Limestone College on a dance scholarship.
    Courtney McCleod will follow in Jessica Crook’s footsteps when she attends the Gaffney-based college this fall.
    Both were members of the Indian Land High School dance team under the direction of Laurel Kaufman.
    McCleod celebrated her signing day Thursday, May 9, joined by family members James McLeod and Angel Mackey, along with siblings Destiney and Markese and cousin Joshua Jacobs.

  • Surratt: Bruins making strides

    Lancaster High School interim head football coach Marcus Surratt said he knows the Bruins have plenty of work ahead, but he’s pleased with the progress the team has made.
    “We made it through the spring,” said Surratt, who led the team through the workouts, which included Monday-Thursday practices over the last two weeks. “We got through it with few injuries, so that’s a plus.”
    The Bruins capped their drills with a filmed practice in Memorial Stadium on Thursday afternoon.

  • Cato nets region soccer honor

    Lancaster High School senior Jacob Cato heads the 2019 Bruins soccer awards, highlighted by his selection as the co-Region III-AAAA Player of the Year for boys soccer.
    Cato, who recently signed to play soccer at the University of South Carolina Lancaster, and York High School’s Mitchell Lane were named co-recipients of the region’s boys soccer top award.