Today's Sports

  • Lady Vols rally, top Bruins

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers stormed back to post a non-region prep volleyball win over county rival Lancaster High School to open their season Tuesday night at AJ.

    Lancaster bolted to a 2-0 lead, winning 26-24 and 25-21, but AJ answered in a big way with three straight wins to seal the match.

    AJ won game three, 25-9 and followed with a 25-13 victory and sealed the match with a 17-15 comeback win.

    AJ, in the clincher, was down 12-7, but finished strong with a 10-3 run for the win.

  • Junior Warriors roll by Buford

    The Indian Land High School Junior Warriors, coming off a pair of wins in the seventh annual Bear Hug Brawl last week, continued their solid play in the ILHS junior varsity football opener Thursday night at Buford High School.

    The Junior Warriors, who defeated Andrew Jackson and Lancaster in the jayvee jamboree at BHS on Aug. 16, jolted the host BHS Junior Jackets in a 39-8 road win.

    Indian Land built a 20-8 halftime lead on the way to the 31-point win over the Junior Jackets.

    Indian Land had plenty of contributors in its win.

  • Great Falls’ all-purpose player

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark News Service

  • LMS offers huge race night...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host one of the biggest nights of dirt track racing for the 2018 season Saturday.

    The LMS card features the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series paying $4,000 to win, Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman River Wars paying $1,500 to win, and the Thunder Bomber SECA Tour paying $1,000 to win.

    These three divisions will highlight an expected action-packed night at the half-mile oval, known as “The fastest half-mile track in the South.”

  • Vols unbeaten with road win

    Andrew Jackson improved to 2-0 with a 37-24 road win over St. John's of John's Island on Friday night.

  • Bruins roar in home opener

    Lancaster took command early on the way to a 47-18 win over Fairfield Central in the Bruins' home opener.

  • Warriors roll in win over Buford

    Indian Land evens record at 1-1 with 34-7 home win over county rival Buford.

  • Game night spotlight: Kemarkio...

    Lancaster High School football coach Bobby Collins has full confidence in Bruins’ senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud.
    Cloud, as a two-year starter, leads the LHS offense as a captain. Collins is quick to add Cloud has earned another key role – “coach on the field.”
    “Kemarkio would be a good coach,” Collins said. “He knows what everybody is supposed to do. He’s smart, hard-working and humble.”
    Cloud relishes his role as a team leader.

  • County duo earns Tri-County...

    ROCK HILL – Two Lancaster County athletes were honored for their play at the first meeting of the Tri-County Coaches Association on Tuesday afternoon in Rock Hill.
    Lancaster High School senior defensive back Jalen Harfield and Andrew Jackson High School’s Ben Hinson were among the weekly winners in the division for the Class A, AA, AAA and AAAA high schools.
    Harfield, in the Bruins’ 35-7 win over Indian Land High School, had nine tackles, two pass break-ups, and a sack for a 92 percent position grade to earn the Defensive Player of the Week.

  • Howey, ‘Red’ Rowell atop pigskin...

    The opening week in The Lancaster News Pigskin Picks has produced a logjam atop of the standings.
    Yeah, you could call it a lot of gridiron gridlock.
    That might be the most accurate assessment of the first week of picking the games, all high school contests. A lot of misses from top to bottom.
    Sports Editor Robert “How We Luv The Little Rascals,” and correspondent Eric “The Red” Rowell are tied at the top, clinging to narrow leads in the Picks.