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Today's Sports

  • Knight Memorial Race adds Mid-...

    The second annual Phillip Knight Memorial Race on June 22 has gotten even bigger for the 2019 racing season.
    The Mid-East Open Wheel Modified Tour Series has been added to the LMS racing card for that special night.
    The race now has nine divisions of track action with the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models, Mid-East Open Wheel Modified Tour, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Thunder Bomber, Vintage and Extreme 4 all competing on this night to honor my father.

  • Sports Talk: Tigers roar, rip...

    Back in the opening week of the 2018 college football season, I recall a telephone conversation I had with my brother Bill, an avid Clemson fan who lives in Jacksonville, Fla.
    It was early September and he along with his wife, Frances, an Alabama graduate, had attended the Crimson Tide’s opener in Orlando, Fla.
    The Tide rolled to an impressive 51-14 win over Louisville in one of those opening week classic match-ups.
    Bill said Bama was simply on “another level.”
    The Tide, he said, was here, and all the rest was below Bama.

  • Lady Warriors end skid with...

    The Indian Land High School girls basketball skid has ended.
    The Lady Warriors, launching the 2019 portion of their 2018-19 hoops schedule, did so in a big way, rolling to a 61-34 win over Region IV-AAA foe Chester High School at the CHS gym on Friday night.
    The resounding 27-point win snapped a 34-game skein going back to the end of the 2016-17 season when ILHS dropped a 53-31 playoff loss to Emerald High School of Greenwood on Feb. 16, 2017.

  • Warriors wrestlers top Porter...

    The Indian Land High School Warriors wrestling team continued its solid play, capturing all the mat booty at the Pirate Duals at Porter Ridge High School in Union County, N.C. on Saturday.
    The ILHS matmen, 15-2, went 5-0 in the dual tournament.
    Coach Leon Boulware’s team prevailed over Forest View of Gaston County, N.C., 74-3, 38-20 over host Porter Ridge, 62-15 over Anson County, N.C., 55-21 over Butler High School of Mecklenburg County, N.C., and 49-24 over East Meck High of Charlotte.

  • Warriors rebound, net split

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors got back on track, rolling to an 80-56 home win over county rival Buford on Monday night in the ILHS gym.
    The Warriors’ 24-point win gave ILHS a split of the non-region twin bill, with the BHS Lady Jackets taking a 49-33 victory in the varsity opener.
    “We were happy to get a win coming off the region loss at Chester on Friday night,” Indian Land boys coach Nate Smith said. “It was a battle as is always the case when we play Buford.

  • Bruins open region, sweep York

    Lancaster launched its Region III-AAAA hoops schedule with double delight on Friday night in York.
    The Bruins took two from the host Cougars, with the girls winning 43-37 and the LHS boys rolling to a 70-48 victory.
    The LHS boys, who have won three of their last four games – all away from home, started strong on the way to the 22-point win.
    Lancaster, 6-7, 1-0, opened a 23-13 lead after one period and pushed their advantage to 40-26 at the break.

  • Sports Talk: Tide has link to...

    Clemson and Alabama have history.
    Really, the Tide and the Tigers do.
    Stop playing Tiger Rag and doing the well-known Clemson cadence for a moment, you know 1-2-3-4, C-L-E-M-S-O-N and consider the facts.
    The national title game Monday is the 19th meeting between the two schools, with Bama holding a 14-4 edge. Of course, it has been tighter as of late, 2-1 in the last three clashes, with Clemson’s win two years ago giving the Tigers their second national crown in college football.

  • Vols jolt Jackets in mat split

    Andrew Jackson, ranked fourth in Class A-AA wrestling, split a pair of matches at county rival Buford High School on Thursday night.
    The Vols, 9-5 on the season with a 3-2 region record, topped match host Buford, but fell to CATA, Central Academy of Technology and Arts of Union County, N.C.
    CATA also topped Buford to go 2-0 on the night.
    AJ, in the match with the host Jackets, posted a 57-21 win over Buford.

  • LCPRC stars state runner-up

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission 9-10 soccer all-stars gave a valiant effort and fell just short in their quest for a state championship last month in Walhalla.
    The Lancaster County stars, who represented the district that included Lancaster, Buford, Heath Springs and Kershaw, dropped a tough loss on penalty kicks to finish as the state runner-up to Bluffton, the Southern District champion.
    The Lancaster County 9-10 stars, who won the Central District title to qualify for the state tournament, opened play in the tourney facing host Walhalla.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models...

    Coming fresh off the two-day racing event on March 15-16, which will be Pepsi night at Lancaster Motor Speedway, the following Saturday will be headlined by another premier Late Model Series that travels the Carolinas, Georgia, Virginia and West Virginia.
    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series will be coming to LMS for the first time on the 2019 racing season on March 23.
    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series has become popular over the past four years at LMS, with the racing fans getting used to seeing the series here on a regular basis.