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High School Sports

  • Nation Ford routs Warriors

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

  • Braves use fast start to down Jackets

    CHERAW – The Buford Yellow Jackets hit the road Friday night for a Region IV-AA clash with the fourth-ranked Cheraw Braves.
    Buford tried to keep pace with the 5-1 Braves, but in the end Cheraw deflected the hard-charging Jackets and secured a 55-30 home win.
    Cheraw quickly flexed their muscle and scored on their first four possessions. The Braves seemed in control with 8:58 left in the second quarter with a 28-0 lead.
    The reeling Jackets were determined to get back in the game before the half.

  • Vols charge to sack Eagles, 20-13

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • Bruins ignite, rip Demons

    The Lancaster Bruins got back on track in a big way, clawing Lugoff-Elgin, 32-6 at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.
    The 3-2 Bruins built a 12-0 halftime edge and broke open the game in the second half to roll to the 26-point win over the Class AAAA Demons in Lancaster’s final non-region game.
    “Coming off a pair of losses, I thought our guys came out and played with a purpose,” LHS coach Bobby Collins said of the Bruins, who snapped a two-game skid. “I like the way we responded. We were productive on both sides of the ball.

  • Swimmers cap senior night with win over Ridge View

    The Lancaster High School swim team highlighted the annual LHS senior night with a 283-36 win over Ridge View on Tuesday at the Lancaster County pool.
    The LHS girls won, 148-14 and the LHS boys posted a 135-22 victory.
    The 7-1 Bruins, who have won seven straight, honored their seniors – captain Lauren Spencer, captain Matthew Rogers and Will Funderburk.
    Each swimmer was honored with a special collage of action swim photos.
    Spencer, Alaina Houghtaling, Samuel Page, Makenzy Mills and Jacques Caravaca each posted two wins.

  • Lady Vols charge, topple Knights

    Andrew Jackson rallied from a 2-0 deficit to net a stirring  3-2 win over North Central on Tuesday at the AJ gym.
    North Central opened with a 25-20 win and the Lady Knights took a 26-24 win to take a 2-0 edge in the match.
    “The match, as usual, was a battle from start to finish,” AJ coach John Verdugo said.
    “What’s interesting is that losing the second game didn’t dampen our girls’ spirit, but just the opposite,” Verdugo said. “A fire and sense of determination came out. My girls just got pumped.

  • Hinson leads by example

    KERSHAW – You won’t get a lot of verbal “rah, rah” from Andrew Jackson High School senior tight end Seth Hinson, but Volunteers’ second-year head coach C.J. Frye said what the AJ captain does speaks volumes.
    “Seth is not a big talker,” Frye said of the Vols’ three-year tight end starter. “He leads by example.
    “What you like is that he shows up and does his job,” said Frye. “Seth is going to do what he’s supposed to do.”

  • Tri-County coaches salute Warriors’ Teeter

    FORT MILL – Indian Land High School senior Logan Teeter was the lone Lancaster County prep football player to earn recognition at the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

  • Lady Vols rolling in prep volleyball play

    The Andrew Jackson High School volleyball team improved to 5-1 in region play with four straight wins, including a road victory over region and county rival Buford High School on Sept. 15.
    The Lady Vols topped the defending region champion Lady Jackets, 25-11, 25-14 and 25-21.
    AJ, earlier in the week, downed Lee Central, 3-0 – 25-6, 25-4 and 25-10.

  • Vols seek to extend streak

    Midseason finds Lancaster County high school football teams dealing with streaks.
    Surging Andrew Jackson, on a three-game win string, hopes to keep it going.
    The three other county teams – Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster – are bidding to see their skids end.
    AJ, 1-0 in region play after a convincing 26-0 road win over rival North Central High School, is hoping to stay unbeaten in the league as the 3-1 Volunteers host Central of Pageland. AJ received votes in balloting for the Class AA top 10 this week.