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Today's Sports

  • Bruin netters trip Trojans

    The Lancaster High School Bruins tennis team topped Northwestern High School of Rock Hill, 4-2 in a non-region match.
    Singles
    Isaac Thomas (L) defeated Patrick Gibson (NW), 6-1, 6-0. Brevon McKinney (L) defeated George Barbery (NW), 6-0, 6-0. Connor Parman (L) defeated Justin Jackson (NW), 6-0, 6-4. Jakob Sapp (L) defeated  Nathan Moore (NW), 6-0, 6-0. Phoenix Skipper (NW) defeated Alex Barton (L), 6-1, 6-4.
    Doubles

  • Bearcats rally, down Bruins

    Host Rock Hill completed a season’s sweep of the Lancaster Bruins, taking a 12-6 win over LHS on Thursday in Rock Hill.
    Rock Hill downed the Bruins, 8-4 in Lancaster on March 7.
    Lancaster, which dipped to 2-7, built an early 2-0 edge on the Class AAAAA Bearcats, but RHHS responded with a nine-run third inning to take control in the six-run win.
    Logan Phillips led the Bruins with two hits and two RBIs.
    Buddy Howard supplied two hits, a walk, scored twice and had two stolen bases in the game.

  • LMS hosts regular racing card...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway action will host a regular night of racing Saturday night.
    The opening two weeks of the track’s 2019 schedule featured the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series followed by the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series.
    The March 30 card will feature the SECA Crate Late Models, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Extreme 4, Vintage and Thunder Bomber.
    Area racing fans, who might have missed one of the two early-season races, can purchase a DVD from Jackie Sims in the pits on race nights at the track.

  • CASBL tourney continues play

    Play in the Community All-Star Baseball League Preseason Shootout will continue Saturday at Eggleton Field.
    The Pomaria Indians meet the Shelton Braves at 4 p.m., with the nightcap featuring the Lancaster Cubs playing the Newberry Pirates at 7.
    The winner advances to the tournament championship game Sunday at Eggleton Field.
    The Lancaster Cubs are the defending league champions.
    Eggleton Field is located at the Lancaster County Fairgrounds, 823 South Main Street in Lancaster.

  • Football helped Smith find Christ

    Over some 16 seasons in the National Football League, Steve Smith experienced plenty – Super Bowl, Pro Bowls, NFC title games, intense play and God.
    Smith, reputed as among the best in NFL wide receivers, was the guest speaker at the annual Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet Monday night at Second Baptist Church.
    Smith is ranked eighth in career receiving yards (14,731 yards), 12th in career catches (1,031) and 25th in receiving touchdowns (81).

  • Jackets swarm Stallions twice

    The Buford Yellow Jackets, on a diamond roll, blitzed the Lee Central Stallions in a Region IV-AA doubleheader, 13-0 and 21-1 on Wednesday in Bishopville.
    The Jackets, who opened the week with a 7-2 win over Lancaster, improved to 5-3 overall, 4-2 in region play.
    Brayden Phillips, in the opener, drilled two hits, scored a run and had a stolen base. Phillips also worked two frames and struck out five.
    Josh Lilly ripped a hit, drove in two runs and scored a run. Caleb Payne tallied twice and had two stolen bases.

  • ILHS girls net road soccer win

    The Indian Land High School girls soccer team improved to 2-6 on the season with a 3-0 road win over the Governor’s School on Monday night.
    Carleigh Werner tallied three goals for the Lady Warriors, who led 2-0 at the half. Kiley Waterbury had an assist in the ILHS win.
    The Lady Warriors had 23 shots to four for the Governor’s School.
    IL keepers Serenity Collier and Danielle Griffith teamed for the shutout as Collier had three saves and Griffith one.

  • Lacaster Bruins top Westwood in...

    The Lancaster Bruins upped their Region III-AAAA mark to 2-1, 4-3 overall with a 5-2 win over Westwood High School.
    Mason Green tallied twice, while Benjamin Guevara, Jason Ramos and Jonathan Baker each added one goal.
    Aydan Saldana, Johan Deras and Guevara each had an assist.
    Warriors rip Keenan
    Indian Land ripped the Keenan Raiders in Region IV-AAA boys soccer, 13-0 on Tuesday night.
    The Warriors outshot LHS, 30-4.

  • Bruins lose 4-2 in tennis match

    Lancaster High School Bruins Boys Tennis dropped a 4-2 loss to Class AAAAA foe Rock Hill High School in a non-region match.
    Singles
    Isaac Thomas (L) defeated Vic Villamor (RH),  6-1, 6-0
    Henry Sharp (RH) defeated Brevon McKinney, 3-6, 6-2, 9-4 (tiebreaker)
    Connor Parman (L) defeated Whitt Strickland (RH), 6-3, 6-0
    Jeremy Deller (RH) defeated Jakob Sapp (L), 6-1, 6-2
    Henry Futch (RH) defeated Preston Bailey (L), 6-1, 6-1
    Doubles

  • Lady Warriors solid for softball...

    The 2019 Indian Land Lady Warriors are off to a fast start on the diamond and look to continue their shining success under veteran coach Monica Barfield.
    Indian Land was 3-0 on the season to open the week.
    The Lady Warriors sport six returning starters off the ILHS softball team which advanced to the Class AAA Upper State title series.
    The Lady Warriors, on the way to the Upstate championship series, captured the Region IV-AAA championship and Class AAA District IV softball crown.
    The Lady Warriors return their share of experience from the 2018 team.