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High School Sports

  • Junior Warriors drop first loss to Nation Ford

    The Indian Land Junior Warriors saw their four-game win streak stopped in a 28-6 road loss to the Nation Ford Junior Falcons on Thursday night.
    Nation Ford held a 12-6 lead at the half and added a pair of second-half scores on the way to the 22-point win.
    Indian Land’s lone touchdown came on Jiquese Tinsley’s eight-yard touchdown run.
    The Junior Warriors, who have an open date next week, return to play Oct. 11 with a home game with the Columbia High School jayvees.

  • Fall sports roundup: Sept. 24, 2017

    LHS swimmers sweep WK, Irmo
    The Lancaster Bruins posted a pair of wins over White Knoll and Irmo in prep swimming action on Wednesday at White Knoll High in Lexington.
    The Bruins swim team took a 224-100 win over White Knoll.
    The LHS boys downed WKHS, 123-45, and the LHS girls topped White Knoll, 101-55.
    Lancaster swept to five of six relay wins in the meet.
    The Bruins also took a 171-168 victory over Class AAAAA foe Irmo.
    The LHS girls downed Irmo, 89-81, but Irmo won the boys meet, 87-82.

  • Falcons soar in win over Warriors

     

    INDIAN LAND – It was homecoming for the Indian Land Warriors and on

    Friday night they faced a team as desperate for a win as they were,

    the 1-3 Nation Ford Falcons.

    After a scoreless first quarter, the Falcons scored 31 straight points en route to a 31-7 win.

    The Falcons had a chance to score in the first period, but Ben Tuipolotu was

    stopped on fourth and one at the 18, ending a 64-yard drive.

    They also had a fumble in Indian Land's territory as well. The Falcons did not

  • Eagles top Vols in 28-7 win

     

    PAGELAND – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers fell to Region IV-AA rival Central High School of Pageland, 28-7 on Friday night.

    The strong Eagles’ defense blocked the visiting Volunteers, and turnovers sealed the 21-point AJ loss.

    AJ running back OJ White led the Volunteers in the first quarter.

    On the Eagles’ first possession, they fumbled and AJ recovered. On fourth down in the drive, AJ kicker Avery Funderburk attempted a field goal from the 25, but it was wide to leave the game scoreless.

  • Cheraw hands BHS first loss

     

    BUFORD – The Buford Yellow Jackets, after playing a conference game against Lee Central just four days earlier, had no answers for the third-ranked team in the state, falling to the explosive Cheraw Braves, 62-0 on Friday night.

    The loss was Buford’s first of the season.

    Cheraw, 5-1, only held a 7-0 lead midway through the second quarter, but you could sense it was only a matter of time before the Braves’ athleticism took over.

  • Bruins claw out 27-24 win

     

    LUGOFF – The Lancaster Bruins had to hold on by the skin of their claws, but they hung tough in a 27-24 road win over Class AAAA non-region foe Lugoff-Elgin on Friday night at LEHS.

    The 3-3 Demons, who trailed the bulk of the intense, physical contest, rallied to slice the gap to the final three-point margin with a 20-yard Ty House leaping touchdown catch with 2:24 to play.

    Lancaster then came up with an onside kick recovery to seal the narrow win.

  • Coaches salute Lions trio

    FORT MILL – A trio of Lewisville High School football players reaped top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

    The Lions honorees for the Class AAA-AA-A awards included offensive lineman Qay Simpson, defensive lineman Josh Belk and special teams player Tyrus McCullough.

    Simpson, in the Lions’ 40-26 win over Eau Claire High School, graded 88 percent, with 16 highlight blocks and two knockouts.

  • IL’s Starcher big on defense

    INDIAN LAND – Nico Starcher is an old new face on the Indian Land High School football team and the ILHS coaches are glad he’s around, if only for a season.

    Starcher, a transfer from Cuthbertson High School in neighboring Union County, N.C., has found a home with the Warriors.

    “I’m glad to be here,” said Starcher, a senior linebacker. “It’s a brotherhood among my teammates and I love our coaches.

  • ‘Big E’ making his move in picks

    Just when you thought it was time to dismiss defending Picks champ Ernie Rowell from 2017 contention, he deals a winning hand.

    Rowell, the “Big E,” was singing a victory song last week with a stellar 17-3 effort in the Picks.

    He still has ground to make up, but he said he’s making headway.

    “Yep, I’m picking with my head now, not my heart and I’m moving north instead of south in the Picks,” Ern said. “Going south in the picks is getting way to close to Eddie Land.”

  • O’Shields has hopes for LHS volleyball

    Lancaster High School veteran volleyball coach Betsi O’Shields is confident the Lady Bruins will come around this season.

    LHS, 3-7, 1-1 in the region, returns a solid veteran cast to lead the 2017 campaign.

    The returning players include senior libero Ashley Abbott, senior setter Keiana Howze and junior Lydia Plyler, a middle hitter.

    Those three players are the LHS captains for the 2017 season.