High School Sports

  • Nighthawks seek third state title against Catholic on Saturday

    The Northern Guilford Nighthawks, led by former Lancaster High School head football coach Johnny Roscoe, will shoot for their third straight state football championship this weekend.

  • Bruins top No. 11 Cycs in opener



    Lancaster launched its prep wrestling season in exciting fashion as the Bruins topped Class AAA’s 11th-ranked Chester, 40-38 on Wednesday, Nov. 28 in the LHS gym.

  • Bengals sweep Bruins



    The Lancaster Bruins had a tough night on the hardwood, dropping a pair of non-region games at Blythewood on Tuesday night.

  • Lady Jackets split in Classic

    Buford split a pair of games in the Cavalier Classic, a preseason girls prep basketball tournament at Cuthbertson High School in Union County, N.C., over the weekend.

  • Bruins edge Lions in tourney play



    RICHBURG – Lancaster held on for a tough win to cap play in the Lions Tipoff Classic at Lewisville High School on Saturday, Nov. 24.

  • AJ Vols sweep Demons

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers launched their regular-season schedule with a home sweep of Class AAAA Lugoff-Elgin on Monday night.

    The Lady Vols rolled to a 64-27 win over the Lady Demons and the 3-0 AJ boys capped the broom job with a 73-65 win over L-E.

  • Vols net Invitational title

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    BUFORD – Andrew Jackson kept its court focus and earned an early-season goal Tuesday night, Nov. 20, at the Buford High School gym.
    The Volunteers, who set winning the fifth annual Buford Preseason Invitational as an early-season goal, swept to the crown with a 73-66 win over Class A foe McBee.
    AJ opened play Monday night, taking a 63-52 win over North Central.
    North Central, rebounding from the opening round loss to AJ, captured consolation honors with a 54-50 win over tournament host Buford.

  • Jackets hopeful for hoops season

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    BUFORD – Considering all the challenges facing the 2011-12 Buford High School varsity basketball team, BHS head coach Neil Couch enters his third season optimistic and upbeat.
    The 3-21 record paved the way for many players to gain valuable experience and court time.
    “I’m excited about this year’s team,” Couch said. “We have probably the deepest team since I have been here. That will allow us to play more of the style we want to play.”

  • Buford cheerleaders sixth in AA state competition

    The Buford High School cheerleaders produced a school-record effort to earn a sixth-place finish in the Class AA state cheer competition at the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville on Saturday, Nov. 17.

    The Jackets scored 235 points, a mere 27 points behind Class AA state cheer champion Liberty, 262 points.

  • Vols down Knights, earn title game bid

    BUFORD – Andrew Jackson used a strong second-half rally to notch a 63-52 win over North Central to earn a bid to the Buford Preseason Invitational title game Monday, Nov. 19.

    The Vols, down 37-27 at the half, outscored the Knights 36-15 in the final two periods to take the 11-point comeback win.