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Today's News

  • BHS girls fall short in loss

    BUFORD – The Buford High girls toyed with the upset, but couldn't quite pull it off in dropping a tough 41-38 home loss to Great Falls on Tuesday night in Conference III-A play.

    The three-point GFHS girls' win gave the Red Devils a sweep after second-rated Great Falls prevailed in the nightcap, 61-38.

    In the opener, Great Falls rallied from a five-point deficit to open the final period to post the three-point comeback win.

    Great Fall outscored BHS 9-1 in the final period to take the victory. Great Falls was able to get the lead late in the game and hold on.

  • Vols rally, present Reeves with milestone win

    Andrew Jackson rallied in the final period to present Volunteers’ veteran boys basketball coach Dale Reeves with his 300th career win on Tuesday night.

    AJ, down 42-40 after three periods, outscored the host Indian Land Warriors 19-12 in the final eight minutes to register the 59-54 comeback win.

    The Vols’ five-point win gave AJ a split after the Lady Warriors took a 59-35 victory.

    The Vols, up 15-13 after one period, held a 32-25 lead at the half, but the Warriors rallied to take a 42-40 lead.

  • Bruins, Vols post region wins

    The Lancaster Bruins ignited in the second period, taking control of the game to gain a Region IV-AAAA split with Rock Hill on Tuesday night.

    The Bruins, 11-10, 3-4, led 22-20 after one period of play, but took control of the game with a 23-6 spurt.

    “We were able to use our speed and athleticism to our advantage,” LHS coach Ricardo Priester said. “Our defense was efficient and it caused some chaos out there for Rock Hill.”

  • Warriors sweep MHS Panthers; Jackets drop two to Lewisville

    Indian Land made the most of a Conference III-A basketball road trip to McBee on Thursday.

    The Warriors capped the league sweep with an exciting 69-67 win over the Panthers.

    Terrell Rogers, who led IL with 25 points, hit a clutch trey with 6.6 seconds to play to give the Warriors the thrilling two-point win.

    Rogers hit 15 points in the first half when IL held a 38-23 lead, but MHS rallied in the second half.

  • Lady Warriors solid in helping IL to split

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – Host Indian Land earned a hardwood split with Class AAAA Fort Mill on Friday night.

    The Lady Warriors prevailed in the opener, taking a 49-28 win over the Lady Jackets.

    In the nightcap, the Jackets held on for a 66-59 win over the scrappy Warriors.

    The opener saw coach Tamara Jacobus’ Lady Warriors build an early lead and cruise to the 21-point win over the Lady Jackets.

  • AJ Vols prevail in sweep

    Chance Bowers

    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – A short bus ride back to “Big Orange Country” was sweet for Andrew Jackson High School on Friday night.

    The Volunteers swept a basketball twin bill from county rival Buford High School in the Jackets’ gym.

    The Lady Vols opened with a 46-26 win and the AJ boys completed the hoops broom job with a 66-41 victory.

    In the nightcap, AJ held the upper hand throughout and finished strong for the 25-point win.

  • Stallions surge, top LHS

    ROCK HILL – South Pointe, powered by a pivotal third-period surge, posted a Region IV-AAAA hardwood sweep of Lancaster on Friday night in the Stallions’ gym.

    The SPHS boys, 13-4, 5-1, avenged their lone league loss in an 82-71 win over the Bruins, who dipped to 10-10, 2-4.

    The South Pointe girls opened the twin bill, taking a 41-38 win over the Lady Bruins, who battled to the buzzer before dropping the narrow loss.

  • Wright leads BHS fall sports honors

    BUFORD – Buford High School two-way football starter Joseph Wright led the Jackets’ fall sports honorees Monday night in the school auditorium.

    Wright, a four-year starter for the Jackets, was among a host of BHS standouts honored at the fall sports awards night.

    “Joseph will be hard to replace,” BHS football coach Mike Wells said. “He’s one of the hardest workers I’ve ever been around.”

  • Our well being depends heavily on Obama

    Yes, I missed the inauguration. Well, I didn’t have any special pass, but from my vantage point sitting in front of a fairly large screen television in Maryland, just a few miles from our nation’s capitol, I had a real good ring side seat to most of the activities.

  • Taylor Competitor of Year

    Ricky Taylor has found the secret to eternal youth. At an age when most people are looking ahead to retirement, Taylor is an active competitor in the Dojo Organization and was awarded Competitor of the Year for 2009 for heavyweight men 35 and up in Kumite (fighting).

    The Dojo covers the Southeastern United States and sanctions one or two tournaments a month.

    Taylor, 52, has to compete with men 17 years younger than him in his division.