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Today's Sports

  • Rucker, South swap revenge wins

    Roundball revenge highlighted play in the packed Lancaster High School gym on Thursday night when middle school rivals A.R.

  • Teams launch playoff hopes

    Lancaster County high school basketball teams open the playoffs this week.A trio of county girls teams launch play Tuesday night.Indian Land, the defending Class A Upstate champ, opens defense of its title as it treks to Calhoun County for an opening round clash. IL is the third seed out of Conference III-A, while Calhoun County is the runner-up in Conference IV-A. The IL vs. Calhoun County winner advances to face the Calhoun Falls vs.

  • Lions - Foster signs with...

    RICHBURG – Lewisville High School’s Dion Foster hopes to play football for Clemson or South Carolina one day. If he does, he’ll have taken the long road to one of his home-state universities.Foster signed Wednesday with Coffeyville Community College in Kansas. At one point, Foster was going to be placed in the school by Auburn, but decided against the move.“That lets me weigh by options,” Foster said. “I want to be able to look at Clemson or USC.

  • Defense keys Bruins' sweep

    FORT MILL - Lancaster, sparked by tough defense, capped Region III-AAAA regular-season basketball play with a sweep of Nation Ford High School of Fort Mill on Friday night.

    Defense played a key role in the Bruins' league wins.

    The playoff-bound Lady Bruins used sticky defense to deliver a 51-41 win in the varsity opener. The LHS boys, in the nightcap, made key defensive stops in downing the scrappy Falcons in a 68-62 overtime win to complete the varsity broom job.

    The boys' game was tight throughout and went to OT deadlocked at 55-all.

  • Vols, Jackets register solid...

    Andrew Jackson and Buford capped regular-season Conference VIII-AA basketball play with impressive wins on Wednesday night.The Jackets, on BHS Senior Night, wrapped up their season with a second win over playoff-bound Lee Central, the two-time defending Class AA state champion.AJ, on a road trip to Cheraw, registered a 58-48 win over the Braves.BHS’s 53-45 win coupled AJ’s victory put the Vols in a three-way tie for second place with Lee Central and Cheraw.LC, for the Class AA Lower State playoffs, took the second seed since the S

  • Fletcher's Wingate-bound to...

    Lancaster High School football standout Robert Fletcher, with the stroke of a pen to sign his name, made Bruins’ football history Wednesday afternoon.Fletcher, a four-year member of the Bruins’ football team, signed scholarship papers in the LHS conference room to continue his football career at Wingate University in Wingate, N.C.Fletcher’s signing marks the first LHS football signing under second-year Bruins’ coach Bennie McMurray.“It’s an honor,” Fletcher said. “This is a great opportunity.

  • Lady Warriors rally for 59-50 win

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land’s playoff-bound Lady Warriors solidified their Class A Upper State postseason basketball bid with a 59-50 basketball win over North Central in their Conference III-A regular-season finale.The Lady Warriors’ win gave IL a split after the North Central boys took a 57-43 win over the Warriors in the nightcap.In the opener, the IL girls finished fast for the nine-point win over the Lady Knights.The contest was deadlocked at 20-all after one period and the IL girls held a 31-29 edge at the half.The Lady

  • Ferguson headed to SMC to play...

    The Lancaster County to Spartanburg Methodist College baseball connection added a solid link Wednesday afternoon.

    Nick Ferguson, a Lancaster High School baseball standout, signed with the Pioneers in the Lancaster High School conference room.

  • Vols seek to rebound after road...

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers cap regular-season Conference VIII-AA basketball play tonight with a road date with Cheraw.The Vols, in facing the Braves, will be seeking to rebound from a pair of league losses at Lee Central of Bishopville on Monday night.The Lady Vols dropped a 73-14 loss to the Lady Stallions in the opener. The nightcap saw the Vols battle the Stallions tough for a half before falling to the LC boys, 62-47.The Vols, in the nightcap, started strong, taking a 12-7 first-period lead.

  • Lady Bruins stun Stallions

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins made their final regular-season showing in the LHS gym for the 2007-08 campaign one to remember.

    The Lady Bruins, playing tough from opening tip to final horn, notched a 51-45 Region III-AAAA basketball win over South Pointe of Rock Hill on Tuesday night.

    SPHS was ranked No. 7 in the latest statewide girls’ basketball poll.

    The Lancaster girls' victory gave LHS a split after South Pointe prevailed in the nightcap, 70-58.

    The Lady Bruins' win, which handed South Pointe its first region loss this season, came on LHS Senior Night.