Today's Sports

  • Warriors fall twice to Cavs

    Cuthbertson cruised to a pair on wins over Indian Land on Friday night at CHS.
    Cuthbertson posted a 60-34 win over the Lady Warriors in the varsity opener.
    The Lady Cavaliers led 22-15 at the half, but they picked up the pace in the second half for the 26-point win.
    CHS outscored Indian Land 19-11 in the third period to take a 41-26 edge on the way to the victory. Cuthbertson used a 6-0 run to open the third period to begin to pull away for the win.
    The Lady Cavs capped the game with a 19-8 surge in the final quarter to complete the win.

  • Jackets take pair from Rebels

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    Buford High rallied in the final period to take a 44-42 win over Parkwood High School of Union County, N.C., at the Jackets’ gym on Friday night.
    Buford’s two-point win gave the Jackets a home sweep, their second straight after taking two from the Governor’s School for Science and Math on Thursday.
    The Lady Jackets stayed unbeaten on the season with a 31-20 win over the PHS girls.

  • Vols net sweep of Bruins

    KERSHAW – It was all Vols on Friday night in the packed Andrew Jackson High School gym.
    The host Andrew Jackson teams registered a sweep of the Class AAAA Lancaster Bruins.
    The AJ girls opened the varsity twin bill with a 56-50 win and the comeback-minded Vols rallied for a 73-70 overtime win over the Bruins to cap the hardwood sweep at the Lancaster County Class AA school.
    AJ senior guard Joey Walters scored seven of his 17 points in overtime to spark the Vols to the emotional victory.

  • Heavy rain leads to rescheduled...

    Due to heavy rain over the weekend, Antioch Motor Speedway and Sumter Motor Speedway canceled their races.
    Antioch has rescheduled their race for the third straight weekend to Dec. 8. Sumter has rescheduled its race to a later date.
    Antioch Motor Speedway to host Thanksgiving Thunder/Turkey-Santa 155
    Antioch Motor Speedway, located at 2850 Race Track Street  Morganton, N.C., 28655, will be hosting its final race under the promotion of Jason Smoot.

  • Poor shooting plagues ILHS girls

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, again plagued by poor shooting, dipped to 0-4 on the season, dropping a 66-27 loss to Class AAAAA foe Clover High School on Wednesday night.
    “Poor shooting is haunting us,” ILHS coach Paul Richardson said. “In our first four games, the Lady Warriors have been plagued by poor shooting.
    “We have yet to shoot above 25 percent from the field,” he said.
    Richardson said the Lady Warriors are getting good shots.

  • Bruins post 2 mat wins at NCHS

    The Lancaster Bruins wrestlers, coming off two losses in their mat opener at rival Buford High School on Tuesday night, rebounded to go 2-1 in a quad match at North Central High School in Kershaw County on Thursday night.
    The Bruins, competing in three matches, posted two wins in the matches they wrestled at NCHS.
    Lancaster, guided by first-year coach Russell Brown, topped the A.C. Flora Falcons 40-36 and the Cardinal Newman Cardinals 36-35 to improve to 2-3 on the season.
    Host North Central topped Lancaster High School, 51-24.

  • Jackets wing Eagles twice

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford High School varsity basketball teams returned to the hardwood to notch a sweep in the Jackets gym on Thursday night.
    BHS, facing the Governor’s School of Science and Math, took two from the Eagles.
    The Lady Jackets of first-year coach Susan Scott improved to 2-0 on the season with a 50-33 win in the varsity opener.
    The BHS boys, in the nightcap, completed the hoops broom job, rolling to a 55-23 victory to even their mark at 1-1 on the season.

  • 2nd-annual Phillip Knight...

    The second-annual Phillip Knight Memorial Race is set for  June 22, 2019.
    After talking with Lancaster Motor Speedway co-promoter Shannon Munn, it was decided June 22 is the perfect date for my father’s memorial race.
    The first Phillip Knight Memorial race was a highly successful night at Lancaster Motor Speedway on June 23.
    The grandstands were packed to the max, concession stands ran out of food, race cars filled the pits, spectators’ cars filled the outside of the race track as well as the spectator parking in the pits.

  • Sports Talk: Ern elated with...

    It was quite a weekend for Ernie “Big E” Rowell.
    Ern’s beloved Clemson Tigers captured their fifth straight state title with a 56-35 win over the USC Gamecocks in CU’s Death Valley.
    The Tigers’ triumph was just part of Ern’s good news weekend, as he won the Picks title by a mere game.
    Ern, in a gridiron twist of irony, called Union County’s one-point win over Chapman to give the UCHS Yellow Jackets a bid against Chester in the Class AAA Upper State title game.

  • Jackets top Bruins in mat win

    Buford highlighted a three-way wrestling match with a win over rival Lancaster and a loss to Parkwood High School of Union County, N.C., on Tuesday night in the Jackets’ first match in the BHS multi-purpose center.
    The Jackets topped the Bruins, 39-33, but dropped a 45-33 loss to the PHS Rebels.
    In the win over LHS, the Jackets winners were Dylan Jenkins (pin, 113), Max Robinson (disqualification, 126), Devin Jenkins (forfeit, 132), Logan Jaillette (decision, 138), Alex Moore (pin, 145), Blake Bailey (pin, 152) and Webber Moore (pin, 182).