Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Langley claims first young guns...

    Josh Langley captured his first win in the young guns main event to highlight an action-packed night at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.As soon as the green flag fell, it was Langley jumping to the lead with “Little Looney,” Andrew Blackwood, in second.Langley was determined to take home his first win and did not let any driver get in his way. Langley led lap after lap and took home his first win.

  • Crawford in elite field

    Lancaster native Laura Crawford will play in the World University Golf Championship in South Africa as part of the World University Games.Crawford, a graduate of Wake Forest University where she played golf for the Lady Demon Deacons, left today to play in the tournament which opens Tuesday in Sun City, South Africa.“I’m real excited about playing and I feel it will be a great experience,” said Crawford, 22.

  • County pride at stake in openers

    The 2008 Lancaster County high school football season kicks off in a big way Friday night.County pride will be the major stakes in games involving the four teams.Lancaster will host county rival Andrew Jackson, while Buford will be at home to face Indian Land.The Bruins vs.

  • Grid history at fifth Classic

    The fifth Kickoff Classic had a twist of history Friday night in the Panhandle. The game marked the first time Indian Land High School had served as host.

  • Bruins lone Classic victor

    INDIAN LAND – Lancaster High School came home the lone county winner in the fifth annual Kickoff Classic at Indian Land High School on Friday night.The Bruins, in their first visit to IL’s newly named “Reservation,” rolled to a 23-0 victory over the Warriors, who hosted the prep football jamboree for the first time.Andrew Jackson opened play, dropping a 21-7 loss to Class AAAA foe Fort Mill.Buford, battling Class AA foe Central, fell to the Eagles 14-0 in the middle period of play.LHS coach Bennie McMurray said the Bru

  • CPTC celebrates summer of success

    A banner summer of track success was the focus at the annual Columbus Parker Track Club banquet at A.R.

  • Warriors tab LeRoy to guide...

    Indian Land High School has tapped a familiar face to lead its baseball program.Alan LeRoy, a former standout Warriors’ athlete and a member of the IL baseball coaching staff last season, is filling the vacancy left with the departure of former coach Kevin Durham.Durham, at the end of the 2007-08 school term, announced he was leaving Indian Land High School to return to his prep alma mater in Pendleton High School to serve as an assistant baseball coach.LeRoy, 29, said he’s excited about his new duties.“I’m thrilled to