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Today's Sports

  • Bruins hold on, survive

    The Lancaster Bruins forged an early 8-0 lead and stayed on top for an 11-6 win over Aiken to remain alive in the Class AAAA Upper State baseball playoffs on Saturday afternoon at Doomsday Corner.LHS senior hurler Nick Ferguson notched the win, going 5.2 innings. He allowed three runs, three hits and two walks. Ferguson fanned four. Ferguson aided his cause with three hits, including a solo home run, and drove in three runs.Michael Catoe worked 1.1 innings and yielded three runs, three hits and a walk.

  • Boling, Waters key LHS in region...

    Shaun Boling and ShaQuandra Waters led the Lancaster High School track effort at the Region III-AAAA track meet at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill on Thursday.Boling and Waters each captured shot put titles in the region meet.

  • BHS's Banks medalist;...

    Central of Pageland shot a 623 to capture the title in the Conference VIII-AA golf tournament at the Lancster Golf Club on Thursday.Buford, with a 660, placed second behind the Eagles. The Jackets were led by Trevor Banks, who shot a 143 (72-71) for the two-day event at the LGC .Taylor Banks gave the Jackets a solid one-two links punch with a 145 for the two-day tournament. Taylor Banks shot a 77-78.

  • Lady Jackets down WHS

    Buford, the fourth seed out of Conference VIII-AA, knocked off top-seeded Waccamaw 5-1 in the opening round of the Class AA Lower State softball playoffs on Thursday.

    Lady Jackets’ ace Jena Hallman hurled a six-hitter and struck out eight to lead BHS, 13-10, to the four-run win.

    Hallman, who allowed only one walk, aided her cause with three singles and drove home two runs. Madisson Finley and Chandler Baxley each had a double and drove in a run. Baxley also scored a run.

  • USC-L's Walters earns...

    The USCL Lancer golf team hosted the Division III Region X Championship on April 14-15 at the Lancaster Golf Club.The five-team field played 36 holes, with perennial Division III power Louisburg College winning by 13 strokes over USC-Lancaster.Louisburg’s total was 608, while the the Lancers carded a 621.“We had a good chance to bring home the crown. We were only three shots behind after the first day,” said USCL golf coach Rick Walters. “Drew Walters and Stephen Adeimy played excellent on Monday.

  • Line, linebacker key in Tigers...

    If Clemson solves two question mark areas, the Tigers’ football team could be looking at an exclamation-point season in 2008.Clemson football coach Tommy Bowden, addressing 190 Tiger fans at the annual Lancaster County Clemson Club meeting Monday night at the Fairway Room, said the Tigers’ offensive line and linebacker are major questions coming out of spring practice.“Those are our biggest questions,” Bowden said. “We lose four starters in the offensive line and we could start two freshmen.

  • 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