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High School Sports

  • Vols sweep host Warriors

    INDIAN LAND – Andrew Jackson, in its second straight county rivalry clash, rebounded for a sweep of host Indian Land on Tuesday night in the Warriors gym.

    AJ, which dropped a pair of road games to Lancaster on Friday night, got back on track with a pair of wins over host ILHS.

    The Lady Volunteers came on strong to take a 49-23 win over the Lady Warriors in the opener.

    The AJ boys, 1-1, capped the sweep, winning a nail-biter, 36-35.

  • Kersey Memorial tourney sports strong wrestling field

    Indian Land High School wrestling coach Leon Boulware is expecting an elite field for the seventh annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament Saturday in the Warriors’ gym.

    The field includes 16 teams from across the Carolinas.

    “This is going to be one of our most competitive tournaments in the history of this event,” Boulware said. “We’re going to have multiple state champions as well as state qualifiers for the tournament.”

    A year ago, ILHS was second, the runner-up to Goose Creek High School.

  • County pair set for all-star clash

    A pair of Lancaster County football standouts are set to battle in the 70th annual North-South All-Star football game Saturday at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach.

    Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m.

    Lancaster High School star offensive lineman Keavius Barnes and Andrew Jackson High ace two-way lineman Dalton McKittrick are set to play in the annual game which features the state’s top high school senior football players.

    McKittrick, an all-region selection for the Vols this past season, is expecting to play in the North defensive line.

  • Third-period runs spur Bruins in sweep of Vols

    Lancaster launched its 2017-18 home basketball schedule, scoring a pair of wins over county rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night.

    The Bruins teams, in front of a packed house, used third-period surges to post their wins over the Volunteers.

    The Lady Bruins, 2-2, notched a 63-38 win and the boys completed the sweep with a 72-62 victory.

    The LHS boys, 3-2, were in a battle with the scrappy Vols, but gained the upper hand with a strong third-period finish.

  • Vols roll to mat win over Bruins

    Andrew Jackson bolted to a 34-0 start on the way to a 58-12 win over rival Lancaster High School in prep wrestling Monday night in the LHS gym.

    The Volunteers, 6-2, rolled to the 46-point win on the strength of seven pins.

    AJ pin winners included Daniel Barfield (113), Gabe Rollings (138), Nick Burgess (145), Ty Elder (152), Hunter Haven (160), Kalab Haven (170) and Eli Mackey (220).

    Kyle Lesso had a major decision at 132 and AJ forfeit winners were Dalton Mackey and Patrick Burgess.

  • Jackets rally to down Rebels

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    Buford rallied in the second half to take a 77-69 win over Parkwood High School on Monday night to give the Jackets a split at the Union County, N.C., school.

    In the opener, the Buford girls dropped a 62-23 loss.

    In the nightcap, Buford, down 41-37 at the half, rallied to take a 54-53 lead after three periods.

    The 3-5 Jackets then used a 23-16 run in the final period to post the eight-point win over the Rebels.

  • Warriors drop two at Marvin Ridge

    Indian Land had a tough night Monday as the Warriors lost two games at Marvin Ridge High School in Union County, N.C.

    The Warriors, in the nightcap, dropped a 71-25 loss to the Mavericks.

    The Lady Warriors dropped a 49-9 in the opener.

    In the boys game, MRHS held a 49-13 lead at the half on the way to the lopsided win.

  • Rams, Mustangs swap wins

    Lancaster middle school rivals A.R. Rucker and South split a pair of basketball games Thursday night in their first meeting of the 2017-18 hoops season.

    The Rucker girls opened with a 37-26 win over the South Middle Lady Mustangs.

    The South boys, in the nightcap, posted an exciting 40-32 win in overtime.

    The back-and-forth boys game was tight all the way.

    Regulation ended in a 32-all tie, but the Mustangs finished strong as they outscored the Rams 8-0 in the extra period for the win.

  • McKittrick leads Volunteers’ All-Region IV-AA football honors

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School two-way all-star senior lineman Dalton McKittrick leads the Volunteers’ All-Region IV-AA football selections for the 2017 season.

    McKittrick, who left today to begin workouts to play in the 70th annual Touchtone Energy Bowl North-South All-Star football game, was a star on both sides of the ball for the Vols this season.

  • Bruins sweep Vols

    The Lancaster Bruins opened their 2017-18 home basketball schedule, taking two wins over county rival Andrew Jackson.

    The Lady Bruins posted a 63-38 win and the LHS boys topped the Vols, 72-62.

    The teams meet for a rematch at AJ on Friday when the girls play at 6 p.m. and the boys tip off at 7:30.

    In other action, Buford dropped two games at home, falling to Parkwood of Union County, N.C.

    The Lady Jackets fell to the Lady Rebels, 60-29 and BHS boys dropped a 66-55 setback.