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High School Sports

  • Coker signs Thompson for track

    Lancaster High School senior track standout Frederick Thompson Jr., is moving on in his track and education career.

    Thompson, a middle distance runner and sprinter for the Bruins, is headed to Coker College in Hartsville to run with the Cobras, a NCAA Division II member which competes in the South Atlantic Conference.

    “Coker is a young track program and I feel I can help it grow and build the program there,” said Thompson, who signed at the LHS track on Thursday morning with family and his track coaches witnessing.

  • Vols get their kicks in region soccer title wins

    Andrew Jackson High School soccer celebrated an “orange-letter day” Thursday in high school soccer.

    Both AJ teams, by the same score, clinched Region IV-AA soccer championships with wins over county and region rival Buford High School.

    The Volunteers, visiting the Jackets, prevailed in the boys’ match, taking a 3-1 win over BHS, the defending region champion.

    The Lady Volunteers, at AJ, captured a 3-1 victory over the visiting Lady Jackets, who also won the 2017 region soccer crown.

  • Lady Warriors blitz Camden

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors built a 3-0 halftime lead on the way to a 7-0 home win over Camden High School on Tuesday.

    Summer Bishop scored four goals in the Lady Warriors’ win.

    Kelsey Long, Kailee Erwin and Emily Gerdes each tallied a goal for ILHS.

    Erwin also had an assist in the ILHS win.

    Indian Land had 33 shots on goal to none for the Lady Bulldogs.

    Emma Thompson tallied the shutout for Indian Land. Mary Morgon had 12 saves for Camden.

    Indian Land, 13-3-1, improved to 7-0 in region play.

  • Bruins avenge loss to Cats

    The Lancaster High School golf team avenged its lone regular-season golf loss in a three-way match on Tuesday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins, who fell to Rock Hill by a shot in a match earlier this season, posted two wins over Class AAAAA golf teams at the LGC.

    Lancaster shot a 151, followed by Rock Hill with a 154 and Nation Ford’s 160.

    Brady Hinkle and Mason Tucker each shot an even-par 36 to lead LHS, 5-1.

    Simon Wright carded a 39.

    Trey Crenshaw finished with a 40 and Nick Mangano had a 43.

  • Bruins top RNE Cavaliers 6-4

    The Lancaster Bruins avenged an earlier season Region III-AAAA loss, downing Richland Northeast, 6-4 on Tuesday at the Cavaliers field in Columbia.

    Hunter Thomas hurled the win in seven innings, allowing six hits, four walks and an earned run.

    Thomas struck out one.

    Logan Phillips paced the Bruins offense with three hits and three RBIs.

    Gillis Robinson supplied two hits and a RBI.

    Raul Garcia-Mora had two hits and a walk. Anson Taylor drilled two hits and had a sacrifice bunt.

  • Lady Vols win region crown

    The Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers, in impressive fashion, wrapped up the Region IV-AA softball title with an 8-1 win over Cheraw High School at AJ on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Volunteers bolted to a 5-0 lead and cruised to the seven-run win behind hurler Rebecca Price, who tossed a three-hitter at the Lady Braves.

    Price struck out three and allowed no walks.

    Price had two hits and drove in a run for the Lady Vols, who improved to 14-7 overall, 9-2 in region play.

    Morgan Eason and Carley Sims each had two hits.

  • Vols blank Cyclones in soccer

    The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers soccer team upped its record to 13-2, posting a 2-0 home win over Class AAA foe Chester High School on Monday night.

    Bryce Phillips gave the Volunteers the only goal they would need, scoring on an assist from Jared Truesdale in the first half.

    AJ’s second goal came from Mason McKittrick on a steal from the Chester High center back.

    Vols keeper Tyler Williams notched the shutout with four saves in the match.

    Phillips was selected the AJ player of the game in the Vols’ win over Chester.

  • Vols looking to finish strong

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – So far, the Andrew Jackson High School boys’ soccer team is 13-2 on the year, undefeated in conference play, and making a push for a region crown, as well as the Class AA soccer playoffs.

    It’s night and day from last year’s nightmarish 2-16 campaign.

     “Last year was tough. We were playing hard, but still losing.” said Vols soccer coach Alex Tarque, who is in his third year guiding the AJ booters.

  • Determined Warriors look to continue soccer success

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School soccer team missed a state championship match for the first time in five years last spring, but the Warriors are bidding to make it back into the fray for state gold.

  • KLS county track meet Saturday

    Lancaster County high school track bragging rights will be at stake April 21 for the 12th annual KLS Running for Ryan track meet at the Lancaster High School track.

    Running for Ryan also serves to promote a greater awareness of KLS – Klein Levin Syndrome.

    The meet is held in memory of Ryan McKinney, a former Lancaster High School track athlete who died in 2006 of cardiac arrhythmia. 

    McKinney, at age 19, died two years following his graduation at Lancaster High School.