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Today's Sports

  • Vols fall short at Great Falls

    GREAT FALLS - Andrew Jackson battled to the buzzer, but host Great Falls held the upper hand for a 62-50 win and a non-region basketball sweep on Friday night at GFHS.

    The Red Devils opened an early lead and stayed on top to gain the 12-point win.

    Great Falls opened the twin bill with a 58-29 win over the Lady Vols, who dipped to 2-5 with the loss.

    In the nightcap, the 1-6 Vols trailed 36-29 at the break and couldn’t overcome the Red Devils. Great Falls took a 48-35 lead into the final period.

  • LHS Bruins drop two games at NW

    ROCK HILL – The Lancaster Bruins' Region III-AAAA opener was a downer.The Bruins, on a league road trip to Northwestern of Rock Hill, had a rocky night on the hardwood, dropping both ends of the twin bill.The Lady Bruins opened play, falling 51-44.

  • Jackets highlight mat split with...

    Buford High School highlighted a split taking a 42-39 win over Lancaster on Tuesday night.The Jackets, 3-1, were led by Lain Adams, Tyler Douglas, Matt Ray and Lamont McPhearson who each had a pin.The Bruins had pin wins from Casey Truesdale, Joe Craig and Dawan Thompson. Clay Rollings notched a decision for the Bruins, who are now 2-4.Cheraw, which also was part of the tri-match, took a win over the Bruins and Jackets. CHS downed Buford 64-12 and took a 72-6 win over LHS.

  • IL halts skid, clips Falcons

    Indian Land snapped a three-game skid with a solid 50-36 win over Class AAAA foe Nation Ford on Wednesday night.

    The Warriors 14-point road win gave IL a split of the twin bill.

    The Lady Warriors dropped a 51-37 loss in the opener.

    Indian Land, up 21-17 at the break, ignited in the second half, outscoring the host Falcons 29-19.

  • County soccer stars place third

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission youth all-star soccer teams each placed third in the state tournament at Patriots Pointe in Mt. Pleasant on Saturday. The 15-under squad, which was led by coach Johnny Dukes, rebounded from a 2-0 loss to Walhalla to defeat Hanahan 2-0.“We were disappointed we didn’t bring home a state title, but we felt our teams played hard and represented us real well,” said Hal Hiott, who coordinates the LCPRC youth soccer program.

  • IL's LeRoy enjoys all-star...

    CONWAY - In 34 years of coaching, veteran Indian Land High School assistant football coach Bob LeRoy ranks his North-South All-Star game experience among his best sideline momenormal.

    "It's way up there" said LeRoy on Saturday afternoon after the North stars rolled to a 26-10 win over the South in the 60th annual state all-star football game at Coastal's Brooks Stadium.

    "The North's 16-point win, its third straight and sixth in the last seven games, gave the Upstate stars a 34-24-2 lead in the all-time series.

  • Vols notch exciting sweep

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson won a pair of thrillers to post an exciting sweep of county rival Indian Land on Tuesday night in the Volunteers’ gym.The AJ boys presented first-year Vols’ coach Dale Reeves with his first win at AJ, taking a 49-47 win over the Warriors.In the girls’ game, the Lady Vols notched a 43-42 comeback win over the Indian Land girls.In each game, the contest went down to the wire.In the nightcap, AJ, coming off a tough 49-47 road loss to rival Lancaster, won in thrilling fashion.The Vols, a

  • Jackets sweep in mat opener

    The Buford Yellow Jackets opened their dual match wrestling season posting a pair of impressive wins. The Jackets, in a Conference VIII-AA match, downed Central High School of Pageland 71-6 and Class AAAA foe Hartsville High School, 60-11 on Thursday in the BHS gym. In the 49-point win over the Red Foxes, Buford stormed to a 30-5 lead. BHS notched eight pins, with Lamont McPhearson, Josh Ferguson, Ty Quan Brown, Matt Broughton, Lain Adams, Marcus Pressley, Rashad Cunningham and Tyler Douglas winning on falls.

  • Bruins rally to top Raiders

    The Lancaster Bruins opened their 2007-08 home basketball schedule, doing what's been working on the road.

    The LHS boys won another nail-biter, topping Keenan for a split of the varsity twin bill. KHS was ranked third in the Class AA boys state basketball poll.

    Coach Ricardo Priester’s Bruins, fresh off a 63-61 road win over Class AAA foe Lugoff-Elgin on Tuesday night, pushed their hoops mark to 3-0 with a 59-52 win.

    The Lady Bruins, 2-1, dropped their first loss, falling to the Lady Raiders 48-43.

  • Cougars hold off Warriors for win

    The Indian Land High School boys gave it a game effort before dropping a tough 57-55 road loss to Class AAAA foe York on Tuesday night.

    The Cougars bolted to a 20-8 first-period lead, but the Warriors kept battling and made it a game to the end.

    "I was proud of our effort," Indian Land High second-year coach Nate Smith said. "We battled and didn't quit."

    Indian Land, with a 15-10 second-period run, sliced the Cougars' lead to 30-23 at the break. The third period was tight, with York holding a 47-41 edge heading into the final eight minutes.