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High School Sports

  • Hammond to guide BHS Jackets

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    Buford High School has gone within its hoops ranks for new leadership in the Yellow Jackets’ varsity basketball program.

    Garrett Hammond, who has coached in the Buford High hoops feeder program, is the new Jackets’ boys basketball coach.

    Hammond, 30, will take the BHS hoops reigns after former Jackets’ coach Neil Couch left Buford for a position with an area business.

  • Slayton playing key role in FM Knicks’ run

     Staff Reports

    An Andrew Jackson High School basketball player is spending his summer, honing his hoops skills and earning hardwood honors.

    Michael Slayton, an AJHS junior, is a member of the Fort Mill Knicks who have earned a bid to the 16U AAU national tournament in Orlando, Fla., July 16-20.

    The team qualified for the nationals after winning the state tournament in Columbia.

    The FM Knicks will also play in the USBA Nationals in Myrtle Beach, July 8-12.

  • Hammond to guide BHS Jackets

     

    Buford High School has gone within its hoops ranks for new leadership in the Yellow Jackets’ varsity basketball program.

    Garrett Hammond, who has coached in the Buford High hoops feeder program, is the new Jackets’ boys basketball coach.

  • Bruins' Meadows earns award at Blue Chip Camp

     

    Lancaster High School senior linebacker Cameron Meadows led a group of four Bruins players at the ninth annual Blue Chip Football Camp at Mars Hill University in Mars Hill, N.C.

    Meadows received the top linebacker award for his skills performance at the camp held June 21-23.

  • Play’s tight in LJGA 10-12

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    The boys 10-12 age group is shaping up to be a highly competitive group in the 2014 Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association.

    The boys 10-12, which sports the largest group of junior golfers with 16 in the Lancaster chapter, saw a tie at the top for the second straight week.

  • County trio competes in CAWS all-star games

     

    A talented trio of Lancaster County high school softball stars competed in the annual CAWS North-South All-Star games at USC Aiken on June 18-19.

    The group included Lancaster High School’s Elizabeth Gaston, Andrew Jackson’s Haley Faulkenberry and Buford’s Courtney Ackerman.

  • Jackets' Pate set for North-South All-Star game

     

    Buford High School baseball star Kholby Pate will be among the state’s elite this weekend, June 13-14, as he participates in the annual North-South All-Star weekend at the Cal Ripkin Experience in Myrtle Beach.

  • Dougherty's A-AA POY

     

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors fell short in their quest for the Class A-AA girls soccer state championship last month, but the IL girls do have the state’s top girls soccer player in the Class A-AA ranks.

  • Faulkenberry leads Vols honorees

     Kim Roberts

    For the Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – Orange and White shining moments showcased a host of athletes with AJ senior two-sport star Haley Faulkenberry leading the way at the Andrew Jackson High School All-Sports Awards on Tuesday, May 26 at the Lancaster County Class AA high school.

    Faulkenberry, named the AJ Athlete of the Year, starred in volleyball and softball for the Lady Vols.

  • The Citadel signs Holmes

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    KERSHAW – Just days away from graduation, Andrew Jackson High School senior track standout Kennisha Holmes reflected on her middle school days which had a major bearing on her future.

    Holmes, a star student and athlete at AJ, recalled a Charleston field trip which had a direct impact on her college choice.

    The field trip to the Port City included a stop at The Citadel, the military college of Sout Carolina.