Today's Sports

  • Braves scalp Jackets twice

    Buford, fresh off a 51-47 road upset of No. 8 Lee Central, couldn't pull off another notable win in Conference VIII-AA basketball play Friday night.

    The Cheraw Braves scalped the Jackets twice in a league sweep.

    The CHS boys, in the nightcap, took a 57-45 win and the Lady Braves notched a 37-33 victory over the BHS girls.

    The boys' game saw Cheraw snap a 12-all first-period draw and stay on top for the 12-point win.

    The Braves, who fell to Andrew Jackson on Tuesday night, seemed to gain steam as the game wore on.

  • Stellar finish keys IL win over...

    Indian Land used a strong finish to earn a 46-27 win over county rival Buford in the BHS gym on Wednesday night.The Warriors’ 19-point win gave IL a sweep of the season’s series.A week ago at Indian Land, the Warriors rallied for a 46-30 victory over BHS.With six weight classes to go, IL, 13-6, held a narrow 24-21 edge, but closed with a 22-6 rally to cap the win.“I was proud of our finish,” Indian Land High School coach Mike Kersey said.

  • Sutton earns European Golf...

    Lancaster area youth golf star Anthony "T" Sutton has received an invitation to play in the European Golf Championship.

    Sutton, a first-grade student at Buford Elementary, earned the invitation following his stellar play at the World Championship and National Championship.

    Sutton placed 13th and 12th in those elite tournaments.

    He shot an 85 (41-44) in the national tournament at Jekyll Island, Ga., and posted a 117 (39-38-40) in the world championship at Pinehurst, N.C.

  • LHS wrestlers split in home...

    Lancaster split a pair of wrestling matches in a home tri-match Tuesday night.The Bruins blitzed Class AA Central of Pageland, 78-0, but dropped a 43-31 Region III-AAAA loss to Northwestern High of Rock Hill.In the win over Central, LHS had nine forfeits. Pin winners included Justin Smith, Tyrese White, Marquis Perry and Donald Heath.In the Northwestern match, Lancaster bolted to a 21-0 lead, but the Trojans rallied for the 12-point win. Pin victors against the Trojans were Clay Rollings, Casey Truesdale and Joe Craig.

  • Team effort spurs Buford over...

    Buford used a team effort to post a huge road upset Tuesday night.

    The upstart Jackets knocked off Class AA power Lee Central 51-47 in Bishopville.

    "We just had a complete effort," BHS assistant coach Neil Couch said. "To go into a place as rowdy as Lee Central and come out with a win, you have to play well together and have a complete effort.

    "That's what we did," Couch said of the Jackets' win over the No. 8 Stallions.

    BHS, playing to its tempo, held an 11-8 lead after one period and owned a 26-23 spread at the break.

  • Vols rally by Braves, sweep

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson’s Justin Sellers dropped in a clutch free throw with 4.4 seconds to play to lift the Vols to a 49-47 win over Cheraw. AJ’s two-point win gave the Vols a sweep of the league twin bill.The Lady Vols took a 51-45 win in the opener Tuesday night. AJ, down at the half 19-17, rallied to tie the boys game going into the final quarter at 27-all.The Vols, bolstered by the inside tandem of Ryan Miller and Jonathan Belk who teamed for 30 points, rallied for the win in the final period.

  • Ammons: Clyburn's plus for...

    New Andrew Jackson High football coach Louis Clyburn has a solid endorsement from his prep football coach.

    Billy Ammons, who coached Clyburn at Camden High School, said he thinks the Volunteers' new coach will produce in "Big Orange Country."

    "I think Louis will do well," said Ammons. "I was glad to see him get a high school job."

    Clyburn, 35, was named the Vols' new football coach Jan. 8.

    He was selected from a field of 55-plus candidates, which included coaches with experience in high school and college football.

  • Vols fall short in loss to...

    KERSHAW - Andrew Jackson was rolling to a possible upset, but the Volunteers didn't have enough in their tank to complete the hardwood task.

    Class AA power Lee Central notched a tough 66-59 win over the Vols on Friday night.

    The Stallions' seven-point win gave them a sweep of the Conference VIII-AA twin bill.

    The LC Lady Stallions opened play with a 74-27 win over the Lady Vols.

    The nightcap was much tighter.

    AJ, bidding for the upset, led 18-10 at the break and owned a 32-27 spread at the break.

  • Trojans hold on to down Bruins

    The Northwestern High boys notched the win, but this one was much tougher to come by Friday night.

    The Trojans, who thumped LHS 74-37 in their first meeting a month ago, rallied for a 51-41 win over the host Bruins.

    The Trojans' 10-point win gave them a sweep after the Lady Trojans held on for a 38-32 win over the LHS girls.

    In the nightcap, the scrappy Bruins battled the Trojans to the wire before the visitors pulled out the win.

  • Lady Warriors rebound, win

    INDIAN LAND - The Indian Land Lady Warriors returned home and were on the rebound in Conference III-A hoops play.

    The IL girls, who fell to Chesterfield 54-50 in region play at CHS on Tuesday night, bounced back in their first home game of the 2008 portion of their schedule Friday night.

    The Lady Warriors held off a late Lewisville charge to take a 47-43 win over the Lady Lions.

    The IL girls' four-point win gave the Warriors a split.

    Lewisville downed the Warriors in the nightcap, posting a 55-35 win.