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High School Sports

  • Vols blank Knights, 26-0

    BOONETOWN – Surging Andrew Jackson opened Region IV-AA play in a big way, blanking rival North Central High School, 26-0 at the rival Knights’ field on Friday night.
    The Volunteers, with the shutout, improved to 3-1 with their third straight win.
    The Vols scored four times during the game, with senior Dalton Haven tallying a pair of touchdowns to key AJ’s victory.
    Haven’s first touchdown came on a three-yard run at 5:23 in the second quarter.
    The extra point was blocked, leaving AJ up, 6-0.

  • Warriors duo earns Tri-County honors

    FORT MILL – Two Indian Land High School football players reaped top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    IL’s Robbie Cshuta was named the Division II Defensive Player of the week for his effort in the Warriors’ 28-21 home loss to Broome. Cshuta posted 11 tackles, eight solos and a tackle for loss in the seven-point defeat.
    IL’s William Makowski and Jene Thompson of Lewisville shared the Div. II Defensive Lineman of the Week.

  • IL tennis opens region play with win

    The Indian Land Warriors opened region tennis play with a 6-0 win over Chester High on Tuesday at CHS.
    The Lady Warriors netters improved to 1-2, 1-0 in region play.
    IL visited Nation Ford on Thursday.
    The Lady Warriors, on Sept. 7, fell to Northwestern, 4-3.
    On Aug. 25, IL dropped a 5-2 loss to Nation Ford of Fort Mill.
    Singles
    Hailey Hutchins (IL) defeated ShanQuavious Hemphill, 6-0, 6-0.  
    Nia Pressley (IL) defeated Oshayanna Sanders, 6-0, 6-0.
    Brianna Garris (IL) defeated Kayla Reid, 6-1, 6-2

  • BHS’s Griffin goes all out

    BUFORD – When Buford High School defensive coordinator Jimmy Clyburn compiled the latest Jackets’ tackling points, it came as no surprise BHS senior linebacker Tucker Griffin ranks among the team leaders.
    Griffin, a second-year member of the BHS varsity football team, has 85 points on the season, two behind junior standout linebacker Noah Vincent’s 87.
    Griffin, on the season, has 23 first hits, 22 assists, two tackles for loss, a sack and two caused fumbles.

  • Lady Jackets look to rebound this week

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets volleyball team will look to get back on track this week in Region IV-AA court play.
    The Lady Jackets, the defending region volleyball champions, dropped a 3-0 home match to North Central High School on Thursday.
    NCHS, the region runner-up last season to BHS, rolled to the win, 25-18, 25-17 and 25-17. A year ago, Buford and North Central split in regular-season play, with BHS capturing the crown in a special playoff match at Central High School in Pageland.
    Buford will visit North Central for a Region IV-AA rematch Oct. 4.

  • County duo to open region play

    The 2016 Lancaster County high school football season is just into its first month of play, and two schools are looking at the “second season.”
    Buford and Andrew Jackson launch Region IV-AA play Friday night.
    The Jackets, 1-3, are home to battle Lee Central High School of Bishopville, while AJ has a short bus ride in store, with the 2-1 Volunteers venturing to Boonetown to face North Central in neighboring Kershaw County.
    Lancaster and Indian Land are still in non-region games.

  • BHS litter-free game

    The Buford High School Jr. Civitans Club is teaming with PalmettoPride to help turn its campus into a litter-free zone. On Friday, Sept. 16, when BHS faces Lee Central, fans representing each school will be challenged to keep the stands litter free.
     Students will hand out personal-size litter bags to each fan entering the stadium to use for disposing trash.

  • Warriors’ rally falls short in 28-21 loss to Centurions

    INDIAN LAND – The roller coaster ride of emotion for Indian Land High School at home continued Friday night.
    Two weeks ago, the Warriors lost a 22-point lead before winning in overtime, 41-35 over rival Buford.
    Indian Land fell behind 21-0 to Class AAA foe Broome High School this week, rallied to tie the game, and ultimately their struggles to stop the Centurions running game was the difference in the Warriors’ 28-21 loss.

  • Turnovers foil Jackets in 42-21 loss

    BUFORD – Only four games into the young 2016 football season and the Buford High School Yellow Jackets are facing a recurring theme, to the tune of turnovers.
    Friday night was no exception, as the Jackets turned over the ball seven times to the Parkwood High School Rebels from Monroe N.C., and the unbeaten Rebels cruised to a 42-21 road win.
    PHS, 4-0, won its second game in five days after taking a 27-17 home win over Union County, N.C., rival Piedmont High in a contest which was reset after a rainout Sept. 2.

  • Vols top Cavs in 14-13 win

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers pushed through for a tough 14-13 home win over Franklin Christian High School of Rock Hill on Friday night.
    AJ senior Heath Gandy sparked the Vols’ victory as he scored two touchdowns on short runs.
    The Volunteers were coming off a 25-8 road win over the Aynor Blue Jackets on Aug. 26.
    AJ was slated to play at home last week, but the game was canceled due to weather from Hurricane Hermine.