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Today's Sports

  • Lady Warriors hold off Red Devils

    GREAT FALLS - The Indian Land Lady Warriors might be young, but at this point in the Conference III-A basketball season, they're just as stunning.

    The IL girls improved to 2-0 in conference play, topping Great Falls in a split with the host Red Devils on Friday night.

    The Lady Warriors, who opened the conference season with a 48-46 road win over McBee High School on Tuesday night, downed the Lady Red Devils 48-45.

  • Football officials hall to...

    The way Lancaster area high school football official Max Melton figures, had he not switched field positions, he might not be in line for the state's highest honor in working prep games.

    Melton, who entered high school football officiating as an umpire before becoming a referee, will be inducted into the S.C. High School Football Officials Association Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

    The induction will be at Seawell's Restaurant in Columbia.

  • NWTF Catawba Valley Chapter...

    The fourth annual Catawba Valley Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) banquet and auction is Feb. 7 at the Bradley Building on the USC-Lancaster campus.

    Proceeds from the auction, which will feature firearms, hunting gear and outdoor art by top national artists and sculptors, benefit the NWTF's Hunting Heritage program.

    Individual and sponsor tickets may be purchased through committee members, or at Sistare Carpets, Jessie's Paint & Body and Carolina Podiatry Group, according to chapter president Dr. Brandon Percival.

  • Golfers post aces

    In recent play at the Lancaster Golf Club, a couple of aces were posted.

    Frank Neal had a hole-in-one on No. 7. He made the 115-yard shot with a three hybrid iron.

    Neal was playing in a group which included Gene Adams and Carroll Lucas.

    Donald Brouwer had his second hole-in-one on No. 4 using a seven iron on the 135-yard shot.

    Brouwer was playing in a foursome which included Bobby Kennington, John Cauthen and Charles Harrell.

  • Batter up for USC-L Lancers

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster is ready to play ball.

    The Lancers, members of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region X, are adding baseball to their athletic program.

    USC-L will play a 20-game schedule in the fall and a 56-game schedule in the spring of 2009.

    The Lancers will be led by coach Mike Prochaska, who has an extensive background in S.C. baseball.

  • Lady Bruins roll by FM for split

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins stretched their basketball win streak to six games, rolling to a 46-26 win over Fort Mill in Region III-AAAA. LHS, up 14-7 after one quarter, broke open the issue in the second period when the Lady Bruins used a 14-3 charge to gain a 28-10 lead at the break.“We came out and did what we needed to do to get the win,” LHS coach Ronnie Robinson said. “We played with intensity throughout the game.”Lancaster held a 39-21 lead after three periods and coasted to the 20-point win.

  • Truesdale, Harris place in...

    Lancaster High School wrestler Casey Truesdale and Indian Land High wrestler Thomas Harris each placed in the 26th annual Bearcat Classic at Rock Hill High School on Saturday.

    Truesdale, the LHS heavyweight, was the runner-up in his weight class, while Harris finished third in his weight class.

    "Casey has shown a lot of progress and this tournament reflects that," Lancaster High School coach Sam Robinson said. "He did well in the tournament. You can count on Casey and he responded with a big day.

    "I'm proud of him," Robinson said.

  • Eagles soar by Vols in sweep

    KERSHAW - Central of Pageland used fourth-period charges to notch a sweep of Andrew Jackson in the Volunteers' Conference VIII-AA basketball opener on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Eagles scored the game's final five points to notch a 51-48 win. In the boys' game, Central finished strong to take a 56-42 victory over the Vols.

    CHS took a 38-28 lead into the final period and outscored the Vols 18-14 for the 56-42 win.

    "We didn't play well on offense and missed a lot of easy shots," AJ coach Dale Reeves said. "Central's defense had something to do with that.

  • Lions roar in wins over Buford

    Buford sputtered in its final tune-up for the Conference VIII-AA basketball schedule.

    The host Jackets dropped a pair of home games to Class A foe Lewisville High School on Thursday night.

    The Lady Jackets, plagued by second-period lapse, fell to the Lady Lions 51-43.

    The nightcap was a nightmare for the BHS boys, who dropped a 63-31 loss to the Lions.

    Lewisville opened a 30-12 lead at the half and cruised to the win in the boys' contest.

    The Lions held a 51-19 spread at the end of three periods.

  • Solid finish nets LHS sweep

    This time instead of being close, the Lancaster Bruins closed out the win.

    The LHS boys, who had been close in a couple of recent Region III-AAAA basketball games only to fall short, rose to the occasion Friday night at home.

    The Bruins capped a sweet league sweep with a 59-48 win over Rock Hill.

    The LHS boys' 11-point win coupled with the Lady Bruins' 67-50 victory gave host Lancaster the region sweep.