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High School Sports

  • Jackets’ early run downs Bruins

     

    Buford made quick work of rival Lancaster, taking a 51-30 high school wrestling win over the Bruins on Thursday, Dec. 4 in the LHS gym.

    The Jackets swarmed to a 39-0 lead and cruised to the 21-point victory over LHS.

  • Vols optimistic about wrestling program

     

    HEATH SPRINGS – Andrew Jackson third-year wrestling coach Rob Tomalis is optimistic about the Volunteers' wrestling squad for 2014-15.

    AJ has eight wrestlers who have varsity experience and Tomalis said he hopes to build on his veterans this winter.

  • Jackets stun Red Devils, net sweep

     

    GREAT FALLS – Great Falls had a devil of a time with visiting Buford High School on Friday, Dec. 5.

    The Jackets, on a trip to the Red Devils’ gym, took two from Great Falls for a hardwood sweep of the Chester County Class A school.

  • Bruins, Volunteers split

     

     A hoops split proved to be a delight for host Lancaster and Andrew Jackson on Friday, Dec. 5 in the LHS gym.

    Each team, in the first of two hardwood battles among the county rivals this season, took a win in the Bruins’ Den.

  • IL Warriors split in opener

     

    Indian Land split in its varsity opener Tuesday, Dec. 3 when the Warriors battled Culbertson at ILHS.

    The CHS girls, led by former Buford coach Joel Allen, took a 50-27 win, and the IL boys rebounded for the 78-71 victory.

  • Jackets split in home opener

     

    The Buford boys opened their regular-season hoops slate at home with the Lewisville Lions, hoping to make coach Garrett Hammond’s varsity hardwood debut a bright one, but the Lions had other plans.

    The Buford girls stayed unbeaten as the Lady Jackets prevailed in the opener.

  • Vols divide pair with LC Stallions

     

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson opened its 2014-15 hoops season with a split with Class AA foe Lee Central in the AJ gym on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

    The game was not a surprise that it was a tough battle from the beginning for both Volunteers’ teams.

  • Veterans vital for Buford

     

    The Buford High School wrestling team returns its share of veterans to give the Jackets solid hope for the 2014-15 mat campaign.

    The Jackets, under the leadership of 17-year veteran coach John Mahaffey, return four veterans and two grapplers who wrestled two seasons ago.

  • Jackets compete in Gatorade field

     

    The Buford High School varsity boys opened the preseason, traveling to West Florence High School over the holiday week, Nov. 22-26.

    The Jackets opened tournament play against eventual tournament champion Gray Collegiate out of West Columbia.

  • Buford High boys have new coach, new hope

     

    Buford High School is coming off of a disappointing basketball season which produced a 9-12 overall record, 3-7 Region IV-AA, but a new coach is shooting to reverse those hardwood fortunes.