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High School Sports

  • Veterans, newcomers vital in LHS volleyball hopes this fall

    The Lancaster High School volleyball team is in a new season with its share of new faces.
    Veteran LHS coach Betsi O’Shields does return two veteran players in senior captain Kailee Glover and junior captain Ashley Abbott.
    “These two young ladies are two huge assets for this season,” O’Shields said. “They have naturally stepped into the leadership role of captain and are more vocal and focused than ever.

  • Junior golfers shine in all-star field

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association didn’t disappoint in the annual Thomas D. Todd All-Star tournament at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six over the weekend.
    The Lancaster chapter director Raymon Chisom said he expected a stellar effort and the juniors delivered.
    “Those guys were steady and consistent in their play on a tough golf course,” Chisom said. “Our juniors took on the challenge and handled it well.”

  • Haven's Vols hard hitter

    KERSHAW – After a disappointing season-opening 36-6 loss to Lewisville, the Andrew Jackson High School player named “Tex” might be the one to give the Volunteers a much-needed shot.
    Dalton “Tex” Haven, a 6-1, 205-pounder, is regarded by AJ coach C.J. Frye as the team’s “most physical player.”
    “He leads our defense with his toughness and strength,” Frye said.
    “I try to give it all I got and push my teammates to give our best effort,” said Haven, a three-year AJ starter.

  • Old rivals to battle at IL

    County bragging rights are on the line again this week at Indian Land’s Reservation.
    The host Warriors will battle Buford in the county’s oldest rivalry.  IL is coming off a 47-10 home loss to Lancaster, while Buford rolled to a 35-6 win over Franklin Christian.
    In other games, AJ takes a long road trip to Aynor in hopes of rebounding from a 36-6 loss to Lewisville.
    Lancaster is idle this week with an open date.
    Buford High coach Tripp Watts said the Jackets face a battle at ILHS.

  • Bear Hug Brawl ‘fit to be tied’

    The fifth annual Bear Hug Brawl was a tight defensive battle Saturday afternoon at Buford High’s Jacket Stadium.
    The junior varsity football jamboree, featuring all four county schools, saw only one game produce points.
    The Brawl’s final clash saw the host Buford Junior Jackets and Andrew Jackson battle to an 8-all tie at the wire.
    The Junior Jackets tallied on a 70-yard drive, with quarterback Webber Moore scoring on a nine-yard run.
    On the conversion, Ja’Tavis Crockett tallied for an 8-0 BHS lead on the Junior Volunteers.

  • Lions down Vols in 36-6 win

    KERSHAW – Host Andrew Jackson opened its 2016 season, dropping a 36-6 home loss to Class A opponent Lewisville High School on Friday night at Volunteer Stadium.
    For most of the game, the contest was played under a threat of rain, but the visiting Lions stormed to an early lead and stayed in control for the 30-point win.
    “We showed up on the battlefield, but we did not win this battle,” AJ second-year head coach C.J. Frye said. “We need to work on many aspects of our game.”

  • Jackets swarm Cavs in opener

    BUFORD – Buford launched the 2016 football campaign with a solid 35-6 win over visiting Franklin Christian on Friday night.
     The win gave Buford its first opening game win in three seasons and is BHS head coach Tripp Watts first 1-0 start.
    Buford, behind the passing of Ryan Moore and the running of Isaah Nesbit, racked up a total of 315 yards of offense on the night.  Moore threw for 175 yards and scored two touchdowns.

  • Bruins blitz Warriors

    INDIAN LAND – Lancaster, striking by land and air, prevailed 47-10 in the Bruins first-ever football meeting with county foe Indian Land.
    The Class AAAA Bruins unleashed their vaunted running attack, but were also effective with the pass on the way to the 37-point win over the Class AAA Warriors at IL’s Reservation on Friday night.
    Lancaster bolted to a 14-0 lead before the Warriors rallied to slice the gap, 21-10.

  • Fifth Bear Hug Brawl ready to roar

    The Lancaster County junior varsity football teams and cheerleaders will be in the spotlight Saturday at Buford High School’s Jacket Stadium.
    The fifth annual Bear Hug Brawl is set with the opening action at 10:10 a.m.
    The Bear Hug Brawl, held in memory of the late Seth Muennich, a former BHS Junior Jackets football player. Muennich died in an auto accident near the school in 2011. He was 14 at the time of his death.

  • BHS duo big part of team

    Buford High School third-year head coach Tripp Watts regards senior running back Isaah Nesbit and wide receiver Rhylee Blackmon as a big part of the Jackets’ team.
    Watts is hoping Nesbit and Blackmon, who have missed much of the preseason with injuries, can make an impact in a hurry.
    Nesbit, who injured his neck in a preseason scrimmage at McBee High School, has been cleared to play and is expected to be in the lineup tonight when the Jackets face Franklin Christian in their opener.