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High School Sports

  • Teams prep for scrimmages

     

    A trio of county coaches will have a better idea about their respective teams as they engage in scrimmages today.

    Andrew Jackson, Buford and Indian Land will compete in scrimmages today, with Lancaster’s first scrimmage set Tuesday, Aug. 12 at Ardrey Kell high School in Mecklenburg County, N.C.

  • Coaches see early progress

     

    Early prep football practices have Lancaster County coaches with an upbeat feeling.

    Preseason workouts opened Friday, Aug. 1 and teams have progressed to the point they are ready to begin full contact and open their scrimmage schedules.

  • Hood selected for Big 22 honor

    Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    Lancaster High School senior wide receiver Jay Hood is one of three South Carolina prep football standouts named to WSOC-TV Channel 9 Charlotte’s Big 22 preseason football team. The teams include N.C. and S.C. players from the Charlotte area.

    Hood, who received the Bruins’ Offensive Award last season, was joined by Palmetto State stars Dupree Hart of Northwestern and Lewisville High of Richburg’s Cody Montgomery.

  • Founding Leadership provides guidance

    Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    A host of young coaches and business leaders were afforded various opportunities to learn from those at the top of their profession at the recent Founding Leadership seminar held at the Founders Corporate Headquarters in Lancaster on Monday, July 21.

    The day-long seminar, coordinated by former Lancaster High School football coach Johnny Roscoe, who is now the head coach at Northern Guilford High School in Greensboro, N.C., provided keen advice to future head coaches and business leaders.

  • Practice kicks off today

    Andrew Jackson High School got the jump on its prep football counterparts as high school preseason practice opens today around the state.
    The Volunteers didn’t waste any time in getting started. Just after midnight, AJ hit the field for its opening practice of the season – Volunteer Midnight Madness.
    “This is something we do to give our players a boost as they open practice,” AJ coach David Moore said. “I think it creates excitement in the community.”

  • Taylor to lead LHS baseball

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    A diamond fixture in area baseball levels has been summoned to guide the Lancaster High School baseball program.

    Toby Taylor, who has produced success as a player and coach from youth baseball to college play, has been named the Bruins’ baseball coach.

  • Juniors net state bid with win over Inman

    Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    INMAN – The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team, in a do-or-die situation, kept alive its playoff hopes with a 6-4 win over Inman at Chapman High School on Thursday, July 17.

    The Post 31 juniors’ two-run win earned Lancaster a bid to the S.C. American Legion Junior Baseball state tournament in Florence where play opened Saturday.

  • Taylor to lead LHS baseball

     

    A diamond fixture in area baseball levels has been summoned to guide the Lancaster High School baseball program.

    Toby Taylor, who has produced success as a player and coach from youth baseball to college play, has been named the Bruins’ baseball coach.

  • Passing summertime away

     Gregory A. Summers

    gsummers@thelancasternews.com

    Lancaster High School football coach Bobby Collins would be the first to admit that 7-on-7 football isn’t the real thing.

    After all, it’s shirts, shorts, cleats and helmets. Tackling isn’t allowed and plays stop with one or two-hand contact.

  • Warriors, Vols top 10 Director’s Cup finish

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    Lancaster County high schools Indian Land and Andrew Jackson have been recognized for a strong athletic season for the 2013-14 school term.

    ILHS, for the 10th time in the last 13 years, has garnered a top 10 finish in the annual S.C. Athletic Administrators Association Director’s Cup top 10 standings in Class AA.