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Today's Sports

  • Vols, Jackets play Thursday

    County pride will again be the stakes as week two in the 2008 high school football season unfolds.Host Andrew Jackson and Buford will be battling for county bragging rights in a clash which will be played a day earlier due to the forecast of severe weather with the arrival of Hurricane Hanna in the Piedmont.Andrew Jackson High School athletic director Dale Reeves made the announcement early Tuesday afternoon when the game was reset for Thursday at 7 p.m.

  • Track features dominant victors

    Lancaster Motor Speedway action featured some dominating racing at the half-mile dirt oval Saturday night.The night’s opening event saw Andrew Blackwood dominate the young guns main.Blackwood jumped to the lead early in the race, with Andrew Yandle in second. As the race progressed, Blackwood started to pull away lap after lap.Blackwood held his line in the race and cruised into victory lane for the seventh time this season at LMS.

  • Vols' Adams, IL's...

    Two Lancaster County players earned recognition at the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday.Each week during the regular-season high school football campaign, coaches from Chester, Lancaster and York county meet to honor top performances from the previous week of play.Andrew Jackson’s Kevin Adams and Indian Land’s Chad Carlton each earned top honors in Division 2.Adams, a junior defensive end, was named the Division Two Defensive Lineman of the Week.Adams, in the Vols’ 31-6 road loss to

  • Lancaster Futbol Club adds U-18...

    The Lancaster Futbol Club is introducing a new team this season comprised of boys under 18 in age from the Lancaster area.The team is comprised of players from Andrew Jackson, Great Falls, Carolina Christian Academy, Rucker Middle School and Lancaster High School.The players include Drew Christensen, Alex Roach, Matt White, Jaden Driggers, Jordan Montiel, Chad Kiser, Zach Woodruff, Marquis Perry, Austin Saboley, Michael Killingsworth, Dillon Huggins, Corey Rowell, Angel Perez, Paul Munoz, Jairo Martinez, LT Tomlinson and Deande Adams.The team is coached

  • Trevor Banks leads LJGA in...

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association posted its best showing in chapter history at the Thomas D. Todd state tournament at the Pickens Country Club on Aug. 16-17.Buford High senior golfer Trevor Banks, the Class AA state medalist last spring, won the boys 15-18 division, shooting a 139 (72-67) over 18 holes from the white tees.

  • Bruins claw back, top AJ

    The Lancaster Bruins, in aroused bear fashion, clawed out a 31-6 win over county rival Andrew Jackson at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.LHS, up 7-0 at the half, ignited for two key second-half touchdowns to take control on the way to the 25-point win.The Vols, after yielding a quick score on the Bruins’ first possession with Zed Truesdale dashing six yards for a touchdown to cap a five-play, 49-yard march, played tough to set the stage for the game to be decided in the second half.LHS, which rolled up 383 yards total offense, struck in a hurry a

  • Jackes hold off Warriors for 14-...

    BUFORD – Opening night was a good one for the Buford Yellow Jackets, as they notched a hard-fought 14-6 win over fierce county rival Indian Land on Friday.The Jackets started junior Britt Wells at quarterback after senior Will Ford separated a shoulder at the Kickoff Classic Jamboree last week at Indian Land.Wells looked comfortable leading the offense, and his father, BHS head coach Mike Wells, was pleased.“I figured he would be really nervous coming in on such short notice, but he didn’t look it at all,” Wells said.M

  • Cow's dash adds to Buford...

    The Buford High School Booster Club’s annual Meet the Jackets had a little more excitement than expected last Saturday.When Don Dease’s cow, Jezebel, was in the process of returning to her stall after her “drop,” she had other ideas and bolted into the woods below the school.“There was about a two-foot opening in the fence and the cow went for it,” BHS Booster Club president Monty Craig said.Through Sunday night, the wandering bovine had not been found.“I think Don was taking a trough of feed to the w

  • Center's snap for Shannon

    BUFORD – Seeing senior Matthew Shannon start on the offensive line this fall will be nothing new for Buford Yellow Jackets’ football fans. Shannon has started each of the past three years.He just won’t be at his former tackle position. He’s moved to center in the middle of the BHS offensive attack.But don’t worry, Yellow Jackets’ faithful.

  • Foursome posts three-shot win in...

    The winning foursome notched a three-shot win to capture the title in the sixth annual Diabetes Education Clinic golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday.The foursome of Scott Helms, Tim Brown, Kyle Wilson and Richard Watson posted a 48.6 to take top honors and the $1,000 prize.The battle for second place was closer as the team of Nick Watson, Justin Hallman, Catherine Small and Garrett Knight carded a 51.5 to take $500. The third-place team was close on their heels with a 51.6.