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Today's Sports

  • Lady Warriors win crown

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors captured the Conference III-A softball championship, topping McBee 2-1 in a special play-off at Andrew Jackson High School on Tuesday.Indian Land’s Paige Brugh drove home Kelsey Young with the winning run to lift IL.Kristin Campbell, 7-3, was the winner, allowing three hits and three walks.

  • Teamwork key in Partners for...

    Mason Barber said he enjoys playing in the annual Crenshaw Oil Company Partners for Youth golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.Barber probably likes the tournament a little more after he was a member of the winning foursome in the 17th tourney on Friday afternoon.“We love this tournament,” said Barber of Prosperity. “It’s a great event for a great cause.

  • LHS ignites, rips Falcons

    The Lancaster High School baseball team kept its Class AAAA Upstate playoff hopes alive with a 10-6 win over host Nation Ford on Friday night in the LHS regular-season finale.Senior hurler Evan Byrd, in 4.2 innings of work, notched the win. He allowed no runs, two hits and a walk. Byrd struck out two.Michael Catoe went 2.1 innings and yielded six runs, six hits and a walk.The Bruins, 10-11-1, 8-6 in region play, responded at the plate as Byrd had two hits and drove in a run. Catoe had a pair of hits and drove in two runs.

  • Lady Vols' Twitty signs...

    KERSHAW – Karmen Twitty’s athletic scholarship signing Wednesday at Andrew Jackson High also etched the Lady Volunteers’ track standout in AJ sports history.Twitty, headed to Lander University to run cross country for the Lady Bearcats, became the first AJ Lady Vols’ track athlete to sign a scholarship, according to veteran Vols track coach Robert Lambert.“We’ve had a few others who were on the track team, but signed in other sports,” Lambert said.“This is a monumental step for our track program with Karme

  • Taylor Memorial June 14

    The fourth annual Jimmy Taylor Sr. Memorial golf tournament is June 14 at Bermuda Run Golf Club.

    Check in is at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast will be served between 7 and 8 a.m. The Bermuda Run Golf Club is located east of Lancaster off S.C. 903.

    The registration deadline is May 24. The field is limited to the first 36 teams to register.

    The entry fee is $240 which includes four golfers, two Mulligans per golfer, four Jimmy Packs and dinner and awards ceremony. A Jimmy pack includes a ladies tee, closest to the pin and the long drive entry.

  • Lions roaring over new training...

    RICHBURG – There were no loud cheers, or lively pep band music. No points were tallied, but the Lewisville Lions had plenty of reasons to celebrate. The occasion was somewhat of a state championship for the Chester County Class A high school.

  • Team's 52 tops Catawba field

    The winning team took a narrow victory in the eighth annual Catawba Lions golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday.

    The winning foursome of Phillip Knezevich, Garrett Hammond, Tyler Young and Ray Rainey teamed for a 20-under 52.

    The tournament included 20 teams.

    The team of Chris Johnson, Steven Threatt, Steve Hoke and Anne Small shot a 53. The third-place team posted a 54. The team included Joe Lytle, Brent Wainscott and Sonny Weeks.

  • Mrs. Hughes a true blessing in a...

    When I visit Clemson for a football game, guess who comes to mind?

    Frank Howard? Danny Ford? Nope, not even close. It’s Kate Hughes and her family. I mention Mrs. Hughes because she died earlier this week after an illness. My friendship with the Hughes family provided my first link to Clemson and Tiger football. Her youngest son, David, and I have been friends since elementary school. He’s now a Clemson professor.

  • Lady Vols win region

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Vols, down two games in the standings a couple of weeks back, completed a championship comeback, taking a 7-0 win over Cheraw to post the Conference VIII-AA softball championship.

    The Lady Vols’ 10th straight league crown gives it a home game in the Class AA Lower State playoffs which open Thursday.

    AJ, 15-8, 6-2, rode the solid pitching of sophomore hurler Chelsea Vincent to the shutout win. Vincent allowed two hits and no walks. She aided her cause with two hits and a pair of RBIs.

  • Lady Vols rally, top BHS

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to take a 6-2 comeback softball win over Buford on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Vols’ four-run win kept them in contention for the Conference VIII-AA title.

    AJ faces Cheraw on Thursday at the CHS field where the title will be decided.

    Chelsea Vincent hurled a four-hitter and fanned seven for the AJ girls, who improved to 14-8, 5-2.

    Jena Hallman took the loss, allowing nine hits and five walks. She fanned six for Buford.