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Today's Sports

  • Jackets rally, trip Warriors

    Buford rallied from a 4-0 deficit to post a 6-4 home win over county rival Indian Land on Wednesday.

    Colt Ellis, who worked three innings, was the winning pitcher. He allowed no runs and struck out three. Dillon Hydrick went four frames and yielded four runs, three hits, two walks and hit two batters.

    Senior Christian Dickson led the Yellow Jackets’ attack with two hits. Ellis drilled a hit and drove in a run. Jacob Jamison added a hit inBuford’s two-run victory.

  • Foursome's 147 tops Easter...

    The winning foursome earned $1,000 in the fifth annual Saturday Before Easter Omega golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday.

    The winning foursome included Larry Westcott, Gary Greene, Wayne Gilliam and Jarvis Jenkins who posted a 147 (72-75).

    “This is a strong score considering the format called for the best two scores on each hole to be used,” said LGC pro Phil Small.

    Westcott had a banner day as he was the close-up winner on No. 7 ($100) and No. 13 ($100 and a Playstation 2).

  • Senior golfers register back-to-...

    Hole-in-one shots are rare, but back-to-back holes-in-one are rarer.

    Nevertheless, a pair of area senior golfers recorded rare back-to-back aces at Bermuda Run golf course on Thursday afternoon.

    Joe Faile, 72, and Ronnie Casey, 61, were playing in a foursome when they registered the consecutive aces on No. 13.

    Faile, playing in a foursome which included Casey, Hubert Brown and Reid Brown, had the first hole-in-one using an 8-iron on the 113-yard shot.

  • Banks paces Jackets to golf...

    The Buford High School golfer Trevor Banks shot a 35 to lead the Jackets to a 165-204 win over rival Indian Land High School at the Lancaster Golf Club on Wednesday.

    Taylor Banks aided the Jackets’ win, posting a 39. Jalen Terry followed with a 42 and Taylor Threatt carded a 49 for BHS.

    Indian Land was led by Chase Hunter, who had a 46. Jerrick Spence and Zach Brigman each shot 51.

    Brandon Thomas carded a 56 to round out the Warriors’ scores.

    LHS booters fall

    The Lancaster High School boys soccer team fell to Nation Ford 1-0 on Tuesday night.

  • Lady Bruins sweep to track...

    The Lancaster High School girls track team compiled 133.5 points to win a four-way meet.

    Indian Land was second with 44.5 points, North Central and Lewisville followed with 20 points each.

    Following are the meet results:

    4x100: 1. LHS, 53.19 (Eldrina McIlwain, Miteka Trueheart, Brittany Steward, Porsha Cloud), 2. IL 54.72

    4x800: 1. LHS, 13:08.89 2. IL 15:54.34

    100HH: 1. Mariah Williams (IL), 17.75; 2. Tyesha Elder (L), 18.59

    100m: 1. Keiosha Robinson (L), 12.38; 3. Eldrina McIlwain (L), 13.09

  • Blackwood blazes in LMS young...

    The old adage “third times the charm” held true for Lancaster Motor Speedway fans and drivers Saturday night.

    After two straight rainouts, clear skies greeted the eager crowd as the 2008 season opened.

    First up was LMS’s newest class, “young guns.” This division was started to give younger drivers a chance to cut their teeth before facing veteran drivers.

  • Buford, AJ advance in Azalea

    Buford and Andrew Jackson have advanced to the single-elimination title round of the 18th annual Azalea Invitational softball tournament at Summerville.

    The Lady Jackets of Buford are 2-2 and used a 5-3 win over Williamsport, Pa., to move on to a game with Hartsville today at 9 a.m.

    AJ, which went 2-2 in pool play, plays Berea at 9 a.m.

    BHS sophomore hurler Jena Hallman struck out 12 Williamsport batters in posting the win Tuesday.

    Hallman allowed nine hits, three runs and no walks. Hallman aided her cause with two hits and drove in a pair of runs.

  • Good Friday blessing on Cats...

    The late Lester Robinson was in my thoughts Friday. Lester, the former news editor at The Lancaster News, was on my mind for a couple of reasons. Once dubbed as a “walking encyclopedia” in regards to his vast knowledge of local events, no matter the subject, Lester also had a good sense of humor.One reason I was thinking of Lester was because it was Good Friday, the day of holy week to commemorate Jesus’ crucifixion. Lester’s funeral was on a Good Friday.

  • Jordan's pleased with AJ...

    KERSHAW – Graduation last year cost the Andrew Jackson High School boys’ soccer team 12 players including nine starters and the core of 2007 squad.But seven matches into the 2008 season, veteran Volunteers’ coach Randy Jordan is saying things he said earlier he wouldn’t have said in the preseason.“It’s hard to hear me crying about losing 12 players when we’re seven matches in and haven’t lost yet,” coach Jordan said.

  • Lancaster falls to Cougars

    The Lancaster High School baseball team didn’t have a good Friday, dropping a 9-4 road loss to York in Region III-AAAA play.The five-run loss left LHS at 4-6-1, including a 3-3 region mark.Jordan Workman worked three innings, allowing six hits, two walks and six runs, five earned. He struck out one. Ross Maiden hurled two innings and yielded a run, no hits and two walks.