Today's Sports

  • Stallions top LHS in 9-3 win

    Lancaster ventures to York today in hopes of rebounding from a home loss to South Pointe.The visiting Stallions played the spoiler Thursday when they notched a 9-3 win over the Bruins at LHS’s Doomsday Corner.LHS visits York today for a 2 p.m. game.Junior Michael Catoe went five frames and took the loss. He allowed four runs, three hits and a walk. Catoe fanned one. Evan Byrd worked two innings and yielded five runs, four hits and three walks. Byrd struck out one.Bryan Gainer led the Lancaster offense with two hits and a run batted in.

  • AJ Volunteers' Flowers,...

    Andrew Jackson High School athletes Trent Flowers and Julius Catoe advanced to the state strength meet after placing in the region strength competition at Lugoff-Elgin High School on Wednesday night.Flowers won his weight class in the 180-pound class.

  • Saturday Before Easter tourney...

    The fifth annual Saturday Before Easter Omega golf tournament will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Lancaster Golf Club.The tournament entry fee is $50 for non-members of the Lancaster Golf Club and $30 for Lancaster Golf Club members.The format is a modified captain’s choice tournament. Teams will be drawn by tournament officials.Play is four participants per team and on each hole all four players will tee off. The best drive will be chosen and each golfer will play his ball from there into the hole.The Top two scores will count.

  • Lady Vols have new faces,...

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers have some new faces this softball season, but they hope for similar results this spring.Gone are five seniors who helped the Lady Vols win back-to-back state championships en route to a dazzling 70-7 record. That quality AJ quintet was stellar, but the Lady Vols return five key starters along with a solid nucleus which has the 2008 team upbeat.In softball, it starts with pitching.

  • Lancers golfers make strides

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers golf team competed in the Tusculum Invitational at the Links Country Club in Greeneville, Tenn., on March 8-9.Although the event was reduced to a one-day event, due to snow on March 8, the USCL team continued to show signs of improvement.The Lancers carded a 315 total, an improvement over last year’s average. Shorter College from Rome, Ga., won the event with a 288 total. Two USCL golfers – Drew Walters and Phillip Knezevich – finished in the elite field in the top 40.

  • Lady Jackets sting AJ Vols

    Buford used a three-run sixth inning rally to take control of the game on the way to a 4-1 softball win over second-ranked Andrew Jackson.

    Leslie Pressley’s two-run double with the bases-loaded put host BHS up 3-1 and the Lady Jackets added another run on Kim Cauthen’s RBI-bunt single.

    “This was a great win for our girls,” BHS coach Sam Page said. “We played well and made some clutch plays. We really responded in that sixth inning.”

    BHS sophomore ace Jena Hallman hurled the win, scattering five hits and two walks.

  • CU's new breed is no paper...

    In the world of college basketball, these are not your grandfather’s Clemson Tigers. Or even your dad’s. These are a new breed of Clemson Tigers and their bite is as bad as their roar. Over the weekend, across the ACC, it was pretty loud and obvious.OK, sure the Tigers didn’t win the ACC tournament. North Carolina captured the crown in the Carolinas’ Queen City with a tough 86-81 win over those upstart Tigers.You expected the regular-season champion Heels to be there.Clemson?

  • Martial arts tournament crowns...

    The 34th annual Universal Martial Arts Championships featured a full day of activities at the Springdale Recreation Complex on March 8.

    The tournament drew competitors from six states and two countries – Canada and Trinidad.

    The event opened with breaking competition and closed with the adult black belt kata and fighting.

    Shihan Richard Brown of San Antonio won the black belt kata grand championship, defeating nine other division champions.

  • Lady Bruins booters top Cats

    The Lancaster High School girls improved to 3-2-1 after posting a 2-1 home soccer win over Rock Hill on Friday night.Cady Creighton and Sidney Teague each tallied a goal to boost the LHS win.Tesha Tipton had five saves at the net for the Lady Bruins.In the jayvee match, Rock Hill won 2-0.The Lady Bruins host Fort Mill on Tuesday.The LHS varsity and junior varsity matches with York rained out at home March 7 have been reset for April 21.

  • Lady Warriors bidding for solid...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors’ softball team fell just shy of defending its state title for an eighth straight season last spring, but the IL girls have a veteran team and look to make a strong run this season in hopes of returning to the Class A diamond throne.

    The Lady Warriors, 13-16 last season, have nine players returning, including eight starters.

    The IL girls have a solid pitching combination with senior Kimber Coley and Kristin Campbell, a junior who won the team’s Defensive Award last season.