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Today's Sports

  • Vols, Warriors win in playoff...

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened the Class AA Upper State District III baseball playoffs, rolling to a convincing 11-1 road win over top-seeded and and sixth-ranked Saluda High School on Wednesday night.

    The Vols, the fourth seed out of Region IV-AA, thumped the Region III-AA champion Tigers in five innings when the game ended with the 10-run mercy rule.

    Griffin Gardner, in 5.1 innings, hurled the win, striking out eight.

    He allowed three hits and a walk.

    Will Hudson worked two-thirds of an inning and struck out two.

  • Bruins roar to region golf title

    The Lancaster High School golf team was way on top of its game taking the Region III-AAAA championship for the fourth straight season Wednesday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins, with an even-par 288 for 18 holes, were led by freshman Trey Crenshaw who shot a sizzling two-under 70.

    Crenshaw, one of five Bruins to reap all-region honors, earned the region medalist for the second time in three seasons.

    Lancaster, in dominating fashion, captured the region crown by 54 shots.

    York was the region runner-up with a 342 team total.

  • Huey Blue Ridge Outlaw Late...

    Mike Huey captured the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models win to highlight racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    Matthew Nance, making his first-ever LMS start, had a rough time getting here as his hauler was in a wreck near Statesville, N.C.

    Nance led over Huey, David Yandle, and Brian Carswell in the early laps.

    The race then became a Nance and Huey show.

    Nance, the leader in points for the Fastrak touring Crate Late Model Series, was making his first Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models start this season.

  • Lancers drop three games to...

    Louisburg College captured a NJCAA Region X baseball series, taking three games from the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers, including two games Sunday, at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The teams split two games in the series opener Saturday at the LHS field.

    Louisburg prevailed 13-2 in five innings and 4-1 for the Sunday sweep.

    Louisburg, in the three-run win, made the most of nine hits.

    Bo Owens led USCL with three hits. Nick Cicci supplied two hits, including a double.

  • Jackets edge Vols to cap regular...

    Staff Reports

    Buford highlighted Jackets Senior Night, topping rival Andrew Jackson, 9-8 to cap regular-season baseball play Friday night at Buford Park.

    BHS, down 4-3 going to the bottom of the sixth, exploded for six runs to take a 9-4 lead.

    AJ rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh, but the Jackets held on for the win.

    Dylan Montgomery, who worked two innings, was the winner.

    Brett Sistrare hurled five innings before Montgomery came on in the final two frames.

  • Bruins host region golf...

    The Lancaster High School golf team, 15-1, 8-0 in Region III-AAAA play, will host the region golf tournament today at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The tournament was scheduled to be played Monday, but rain canceled the tournament to today.

    Play is slated to begin at 10 a.m. today.

    The Bruins, in their last outing, posted a 150 to sweep a four-way match with region foes Westwood, York and Ridge View last week at the LGC.

    York shot a 174, followed by Ridge View with a 222 and Westwood at 231.

  • Bruins win KLS Running for Ryan...

    Lancaster High School captured titles in the 12th annual KLS Running for Ryan Lancaster County track meet Saturday afternoon at the LHS track.

    The Bruins topped the boys field with 103 points, while the Lady Bruins won the girls meet with 77 points.

    The LHS boys won seven events, while the Lady Bruins took six firsts in the event held in memory of Ryan McKinney, a former LHS track athlete. Running for Ryan also serves to promote a greater awareness of KLS – Klein Levin Syndrome.

  • Buford’s James ‘Coach Mo’ Award...

    Veteran Buford High School assistant football coach Wes James is the first recipient of the Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coach of the Year, the ‘Coach Mo’ Award.

    James, the Jackets’ longtime offensive line coach, was presented the honor, given in memory of his former BHS coaching associate Jeff Moyer, better known as “Coach Mo,” during the annual Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at Second Baptist Church on Monday night.

  • Lady Bruins roll to region title

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins roared to the Region III-AAAA softball title, shelling rival South Pointe High School of Rock Hill, 17-0 on LHS Senior Night on Friday.

    The Lady Bruins blitzed the Lady Stallions for 17 hits on the way to the lopsided win halted due to the 10-run mercy rule.

    “I’m extremely proud of these girls,” LHS coach Erin Walker said. “We came to play tonight and executed.

    “We had a lot of energy and focus,” Walker said. “You couldn’t ask for a better group of girls.”

  • Lambert wins Collegiate Disc...

    Steve Hill

    PDGA

    Alex Lambert is the only woman on a 12-strong contingent from Clemson University that made the two-and-a-half hour in-state trek to last week’s National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships. So when the spotlight was on and it was time to represent for the Tigers, the freshman mathematical sciences major answered the call.