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High School Sports

  • Vols fall to Lions

    RICHBURG – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers dropped their 2017 opening football game, falling to the Lewisville Lions, 30-6 on Friday night in Richburg.

    Lewisville forged a 16-3 lead in the first half on the way to the 24-point win.

    AJ’s Isaiah Parker led the Vols as they struggled against the Lions. Parker ran for 24 yards on three carries. The Vols’ Lamont Nelson ran 21 times for 20 yards.

    The Vols totaled 89 yards to Lewisville’s 163.

  • Bruins win over Warriors

    BUFORD – If one didn’t know different, they might have doubted the final score after seeing the post-game reaction from opposing coaches in the Lancaster-Indian Land clash at Buford High’s Jackets Stadium on Friday night.

    The Bruins, in their second meeting ever with their rivals from the county Panhandle, prevailed in a 21-7 victory over the Warriors.

    The game was played at the BHS field due to construction delays at Lancaster Memorial Stadium with the installation of the FieldTurf.

  • Vols fall to Lions

    Lewisville forged a 16-3 lead on Andrew Jackson on the way to a 30-6 win.

    Avery Funderburk kicked a pair of field goals for the Vols.

  • Bruins win over Warriors

    Lancaster builds 21-0 halftime lead and holds on to down Warriors, 21-7

  • McKittrick toes the line

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior Dalton McKittrick puts it on the line.

    The 6-4, 255-pounder has been doing that for three years and he’s looking forward to number four with the Volunteers this season.

    McKittrick heads the Volunteers’ line play on defense and offense.

    He’s in his fourth season as a defensive line starter and third in the offensive trenches.

  • ‘Big E’ heads return of the Picks

    There’s a “Big E” sighting in today’s Lancaster News.

    That’s Ern, not Elvis.

    Ernie “Big E” Rowell heads The Lancaster News’ fearless forecasters as the annual Pigskin Picks returns for a new season.

    Ern earned his 2016 title by a mere two games over football fanatic Lori Sistare “Bright,” the News’ advertising sale team leader.

  • Bear Hug Brawl set for Saturday

    The high school football spotlight will quickly shift to the Lancaster County junior varsity football teams Saturday morning.

    The sixth annual Bear Hug Brawl at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium is set for a 10:10 a.m. start.

    The varsity season launches tonight at Buford High where Lancaster faces Indian Land, and then moves to the jayvee squads Saturday.

    Jamboree host Buford battles Lancaster to kick off play.

    Andrew Jackson faces Indian Land in the second period at 11 a.m.

  • South teams for Classic win

    BUFORD – The South was once again superior in taking football bragging right in the annual North-South Classic at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium on Saturday night.

    The South Carolina football forces – all four Lancaster County squads – teamed for the triumph over the North Carolina schools in the annual North-South Classic, a prep football scrimmage. The South won 35-20 in 2016.

  • Bear Hug Brawl in spotlight

    The Lancaster County junior varsity football teams and cheerleaders take center stage for the sixth annual Bear Hug Brawl at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium on Saturday.

    The Bear Hug Brawl is held in memory of the late Seth Muennich, a former BHS Junior Jackets football player, who died in an auto accident near the school in 2011.

    Following a short ceremony, play opens at 10:10 a.m. when jamboree host Buford battles Lancaster. Andrew Jackson faces Indian Land in the second period at 11 a.m.

  • Teams set for jamboree play

    The high school football preseason hits the jamboree phase with plenty of action ahead for county teams.

    Three of the four county squads will see jamboree play tonight, with all four in action Saturday.

    Buford and Andrew Jackson will venture to Camden to play in the 42nd annual Camden Shrine Jamboree at Zemp Stadium. Lancaster is headed to Chester to play in the CHS Cyclones Jamboree at Chester High.

    At Camden, Buford opens play at 6:30 p.m. as the Jackets face A.C. Flora, while AJ caps the action as the Vols battle the host Camden Bulldogs at 8:30.