.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

High School Sports

  • War Eagles soar by Vols

    COLUMBIA – The high-flying Gray Collegiate Academy War Eagles continue to soar in the Class AA Upper State boys basketball playoffs.

    Gray Collegiate, 16-7, ignited in the first period on a pivotal 17-0 surge and cruised to a 93-41 win over Andrew Jackson High School at the John Hurst Adams gym at Allen University in Columbia on Saturday night.

  • Lancers win 2 of 3 games in Invitational

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers won two of three games in the Florence-Darlington Tech Invitational over the weekend.  The Lancers, 13-2, capped play Sunday with a split.  USCL fell to Potomac State, 7-6, but rebounded to top Cecil College of Maryland, 9-4.

    The Lancers ignited for six runs in the fifth inning to fuel their second win over Cecil.

    USCL beat Cecil College, 6-1 on Saturday.

  • County trio wins Upstate titles

    Three Lancaster County wrestlers captured Class AA Upper State titles over the weekend.

    Andrew Jackson High School’s Hunter and Dalton Haven each won Upstate crowns as did Buford High School senior 220-pounder Dakota Barton.

    Hunter Haven won at 138 and Dalton Haven prevailed at 195.

  • Lady Vols earn Upstate title bid

    KERSHAW – The fourth-ranked Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers, sparked by senior center Alexxus Sowell, came on strong in the clutch to top a scrappy Landrum team, 55-42 in the Class AA Upper State girls basketball semifinals Monday night at AJ.

  • AJ girls wing War Eagles, advance

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Lady Vols advanced to the third round of the Class AA girls Upper basketball playoffs, defeating Gray Collegiate Academy, 63-41 at AJ on Friday.

    The Lady Vols came out strong and built a 10-point lead early in the first quarter. AJ led 17-8 after one period.

  • Emerald ends Lady Warriors’ season

    Emerald High School ended Indian Land High’s Class AAA girls postseason basketball hopes with a 53-31 win over the Lady Warriors on Thursday night in Greenwood.

    Emerald started strong, taking an 18-9 lead after one period and stayed on top to lead 29-16 at the half.

    Emerald held a 38-17 edge after three quarters on the way to the 22-point win.

    The Lady Vikings, 19-1, advance to face Seneca High School in the Class AAA Upper State semifinals on Monday.

  • Steen named head coach at Great Falls

    By Travis Jenkins

    Landmark News Service

    GREAT FALLS – Great Falls High School didn’t have to look very long for a new football coach, because they didn’t have to look very far.

  • County trio nets all-state honors

    A trio of Lancaster County high school basketball standouts has been selected for all-state honors.

    The talented threesome includes a pair of Andrew Jackson High School hoops aces – Lady Volunteers’ center Alexxus Sowell and Vols’ junior star Dontarius James.

    Indian Land High School’s Nia Pressley, a senior standout, has been selected for the Class AAA girls all-state basketball team.

  • Greenville halts Lady Bruins’ hopes

    Lancaster High was bidding to be the spoiler in the Class AAAA Upper State girls basketball playoffs, but Greenville was able to hold on for a 63-50 win over the Lady Bruins on Tuesday night at GHS’s Slick Moore gym.
    Lancaster, recovering from a slow start, rallied to close the gap to four, 40-36, with a period to play.
    Greenville opened with a 16-8 edge and pushed the lead to 28-16 at the half.

  • AJ rolls in playoff openers

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers dominated each of their first Class AA Upper State playoff games in the AJ gym on Tuesday night.
    The Volunteers faced off against the Abbeville Panthers teams during the first round of playoffs.
    The fourth-ranked Lady Vols, 16-7, beat the Abbeville girls 56-29.
    The Volunteers won their game with the Panthers, posting a 61-36 victory.
    The Lady Vols dominated the first half of the game, outscoring the Panthers by 21, 27-6 at the break.