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Today's Sports

  • LHS netter McBride competes in...

    Katie McBride, a junior standout on the Lancaster High School girls tennis team, capped her season among the state’s elite.
    McBride, a five-time all-region selection, was Region III-AAAA’s representative in the Class AAAA state singles tournament held held Nov. 27-28 in Columbia.
    “It was definitely an honor for her to be selected,” LHS girls tennis coach Phil Dewalt said.
    McBride earned her bid to the state singles field, the Lady Bruins’ first player in some nine seasons.
    McBride, for the season, was 12-3.

  • Lady Jackets win to stay unbeaten

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford High School Lady Jackets stayed unbeaten on the season at 5-0 with a 41-18 win over Parkwood to highlight a hoops split with the host Rebels of Union County, N.C., on Friday night.
    The Lady Jackets, who topped Parkwood, 31-20 on Nov. 30 at home, took control in the second period.
    BHS led 8-7 after one quarter, but used a 12-2 second-quarter surge to hold a 20-9 edge at the half.
    Hunter Allen, who led the Lady Jackets with 15, scored nine points in the second half.

  • Warriors strong in defending...

    INDIAN LAND – The host Indian Land Warriors repeated as the champion in the eighth annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament at ILHS on Saturday.
    The Warriors had 16 wrestlers place in the top four or higher, with six ILHS grapplers winning their respective weight class.
    Solomon Cortez was a winner and he earned the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrester Award.
    Drew Enders, Weston Nguyen, Teddy Yarborough, Markeith Drakeford and Raul Neil each captured their respective weight class.

  • Diamond rings for LDB title teams

    FORT LAWN – Lancaster Dixie Baseball’s splendid summer – twin state titles – took center stage on a recent late fall night at the Catawba Fish Camp in Fort Lawn.
    An enthusiastic crowd of 200-plus, which included youngsters to seniors and those in between, celebrated Lancaster Dixie Baseball’s two state crowns – 6-year-old T-ball champs and the Dixie Boys 14U all-stars on Sunday, Dec. 2.
    Attendees included Lancaster County government and school officials along with county high school baseball coaches.

  • Cloud shines on with LHS...

    The Lancaster High School Bruins football team christened the new LHS Multipurpose Building, saluting a season of success Thursday night.
    The Bruins, who went 6-5 and earned a Class AAAA Upper State playoff bid, honored a host of players, led by senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud.
    A year ago, the Bruins went 3-7 and missed the playoffs, but Cloud was a catalyst in the Bruins’ turnaround and rise this fall.
    Cloud, the Bruins Offensive MVP, reaped a pair of regional honors for his stellar play this fall.

  • Rucker sweeps South in hoops

    The A.R. Rucker Rams rolled to a pair of impressive wins over the rival South Middle School Mustangs in the Lancaster High School gym on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Rams forged a 37-4 halftime lead and cruised to the 61-9 win over the Lady Mustangs.
    Riley Burton paced the Rams with 13 points. Na’Shani Mingo and Faith Stewart each hit 10 points. McKenzie Whitener netted eight and Logan Truesdale scored six.
    Angel Cousar, Lathan Truesdale and Zi’Asia Winfield each scored four points. Sencerity Ealy added two points.

  • Sports Talk: Joe Hegler a...

    I was never happier to see Wofford win a football game than on Nov. 24 when the Terriers topped Elon, 19-7 in the FCS playoffs.
    Yes, it’s always good to see a state school prevail, especially in the postseason, but it goes beyond that fact.
    As many folks know that was the last football game the late Joe Hegler saw his beloved T-Dogs play. When it was over, Joe was tailgating with friends when he had a fatal heart attack. The ultimate ecstacy of winning and the emotional pain of a deep loss.

  • Lady Jackets roll over Red Devils

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

  • Bruins fall in overtime at...

    For the second straight game, the Lancaster Bruins went to overtime, and again came up on the short end of the score.
    LHS, coming off a 73-70 overtime loss to Class AA county rival Andrew Jackson, dropped an 83-75 loss to Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill on Tuesday night.
    The Bruins’ eight-point loss was part a NFHS hoops sweep of Lancaster at the Falcons’ gym.
    The Lady Falcons opened the varsity twin bill with a 78-33 win over the Lady Bruins.

  • Vols wrestlers surge early for...

    Andrew Jackson captured nine of 10 weight classes to open the match for a 44-21 wrestling win over rival Lancaster High School on Wednesday night in the Bruins’ gym.
    The Vols, 2-1 on the season, forged a 17-6 lead after five weight classes and followed with four straight pivotal pins to take control on the way to the 23-point win.
    AJ’s Daniel Barfield and Matthew Kirk each had a major decision around a Lancaster Christian McCune pin for an 8-6 lead to open the match.