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High School Sports

  • AJ honors Volunteers stars

    KERSHAW – The “Big Orange Country” spotlight was on a host of Andrew Jackson High School sports stars at the annual AJ All-Sports banquet in the school’s auditorium Tuesday night.

    Volunteers’ senior stalwart Dalton “Tex” Haven led a parade of ace honorees during the evening.

  • Perry retiring as LHS softball coach

    Kim Perry, a solid constant with the Lancaster High School girls softball program, is hanging up her signature visor as the Lady Bruins’ coach.

    Perry, with the 2016-17 LHS season which saw the Lady Bruins win the Region III-AAAA championship, capture the Class AAAA District III crown and compete for the Class AAAA Upper State title, is retiring from coaching.

  • Stingers halt Lancers’ run

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s best baseball season ended with a loss in the National Junior College Athletic Association Eastern District tournament championship game at Sparrow Field on the Francis Marion University campus in Florence on Saturday.

  • York tops Lancaster

    Lancaster Post 31 opened its 2017 American Legion baseball League V season, dropping a 10-0 road loss to York Post 66 on Monday night.

    Lancaster pitcher Koby Huff worked 5.1 innings, allowing an earned run with eight strikeouts, no hits and six walks.

  • Warriors missed state title match, but produced success in season

    The Indian Land High boys soccer team missed the state championship match for the first time in five seasons, but the Warriors continued their tradition of soccer success.

    ILHS, which finished 16-4, went 8-0 in Region IV-AAA to notch its 10th straight league title. The Warriors saw their season end with a 2-0 home loss to Seneca.

  • Defense leads in LHS spring game

    In the final athletic event on the natural turf at Lancaster Memorial Stadium, the blue and white teams battled to a scoreless tie in the annual Bruins spring football game Thursday.

    The game, which featured no kicking, had the teams put the ball in play and if no first down was made, the ball went back to the original line of scrimmage.

  • Buford 5th, AJ 8th in state golf tourney

    Three months ago, two Lancaster County Class AA schools were ranked in the S.C. High School Golf Coaches Association preseason Class A-AA state poll.

    Region IV-AA champion Buford and region runner-up  Andrew Jackson stayed on course, with each finishing in the top eight at the Class A-AA state golf tournament held at the Mt. Vintage Golf Club in North Augusta earlier this week.

  • Latta sweeps BHS for state title

    LATTA – Latta swept away Buford’s hopes for a repeat Class AA softball state championship Wednesday night.

    The host Lady Vikings, with back-to-back wins, captured the Class AA state crown with a decisive 8-1 win after a 6-5 victory Monday to take the best-of-three series, 2-0.

  • Bruins fifth in state golf tourney

    The Lancaster High School golf team earned a fifth-place finish in the Class AAAA state golf tournament at the Barony Course at Hilton Head on Tuesday.

    Lancaster, the Class AAAA Upper State runner-up, shot a 614 (303-311) over two days to finish in the top five.

    A.C. Flora of Columbia posted a 592 to take the Falcons’ eighth straight links crown.

    Flora was followed by Myrtle Beach 602, Wren 604, Hilton Head 611 and LHS at 614.

  • Buford falters, but celebrates 2 years at top of S.C. softball

    LATTA – Buford High School fell short in its Class AA softball state title defense Wednesday night, but the Lady Jackets fans are still high on the BHS girls after another terrific season.
    The Lady Jackets, bidding to repeat and wear the Class AA state softball crown another year, were denied by a scrappy Latta High School team in an 8-1 defeat.
    Latta, which finished 20-4 and won its second state softball title in three years after taking the Class A crown in 2015, opened the best-of-three state championship series with a 6-5 win Monday at Buford.