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High School Sports

  • Lady Bruins rip Stallions

    Lancaster High School Bruins’ basketball senior night was a split, with the delight the LHS girls posting at least a tie for the Region III-AAA girls championship.
    The Lady Bruins, with a torrid finish, roared to a 64-38 win over South Pointe in the varsity opener.
    The LHS girls, the Class AAA defending state champions, can wrap up the region title – their third straight, with a win over the SPHS Lady Stallions tonight in Rock Hill.

  • Vols rebound, roll in rout of Rams

    KERSHAW – After two frustrating losses last week, the Andrew Jackson High boys team was determined not to let that happen again Tuesday night in the Region III-AAA home game against Chesterfield.
    The hot-shooting Vols jumped to a 30-15 first-quarter lead and didn’t slow down in the second quarter for 53-20 halftime lead.
    Sophomore phenom Dontarius James had an incredible 32 points by half time, including six trays.
    Even with AJ coach Danny Wright playing reserves a great deal, the Vols led 80-32 by the end of the third quarter.

  • Warriors notch two wins over Knights

    Indian Land capped its regular-season home basketball schedule, cruising to a Region IV-AA sweep of North Central on Friday night.
    The Lady Warriors, ranked eighth in Class AA girls, rolled to a 70-43 victory and the IL boys capped the hardwood broom job with a 108-60 win over the Knights.
    The Lady Warriors, keeping pace in Region IV-AA play, took an early lead and steadily pulled away for the 27-point win.
    IL led 20-11 after one period and held a 34-26 lead at the break.

  • Jackets continue hoops success with sweep at Central

    The Buford boys basketball team capped a solid week on the hardwood, taking their third road win in four days.
    The Jackets, on the road to Pageland, posted a 66-59 win over the Central Eagles on Friday night.
    Buford was coming off a 62-60 road win over fourth-ranked Andrew Jackson on Wednesday night.
    The Jackets’ seven-point win over CHS gave Buford a region sweep after the Lady Jackets notched a 55-51 comeback win over the Lady Eagles in the varsity opener.

  • Vols split with Cheraw Braves

    CHERAW – Host Cheraw handed the Andrew Jackson boys their second straight Region IV-AA loss Friday night at the CHS gym.
    Cheraw, rated eighth in Class AA boys, took a 15-11 lead at the end of the first quarter, but AJ rallied for a 28-23 edge at the break.
    The Vols were up 45-38 at the end of the third quarter and appeared to be in good shape to get the victory, but Cheraw’s outstanding point guard Zach Sellers took charge as the Braves outscored AJ 22-8 in the final period for a 60-53 upset win.

  • LHS takes 2 from Jackets

    Lancaster, hardwood road warriors for the week, came home victorious after a Region III-AAA sweep of Union County on Friday night.
    The No. 2 Lady Bruins smashed the UCHS Yellow Jackets in a 60-21 win. The Bruins had a tougher time, but Lancaster prevailed for the 58-52 league win.
    The Bruins used a late flurry to post the six-point win and stay on track in region play with one loss.
    Lancaster, 12-6, 7-1, ignited to open the final period with a 10-0 run.

  • Penegar to play soccer at Limestone

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School girls soccer star Bailey Penegar is headed to Limestone College in Gaffney where she will join some former Lady Warriors’ teammates in the LC women’s soccer program.
    Penegar said she’s looking forward to the reunion, but adds a former Andrew Jackson High School star soccer player played a key role in her decision to join the Lady Saints.
    Penegar’s cousin is former AJ Lady Volunteers’ soccer ace Leah Kennington, who produced a banner soccer career with the Lady Saints.

  • Warriors set for North Dakota all-star football game

    Indian Land High School football is in for a sweet opportunity Valentines Day.
    Indian Land High School football coaches and players will participate in the International Futures All-Star football game at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota on Feb. 14.
    The Warriors will have eight participants in the game which features top collegiate football prospects throughout the United States and Canada facing off at the Alerus Center at University of North Dakota.

  • Wolves sign IL’s Gordon

    INDIAN LAND – The Gordon legacy to college football has added another strong link.
    Indian Land High standout running back-defensive end Austin Gordon is headed to Newberry College to play for the Wolves.
    He’s following in the football footsteps as his father, IL assistant coach Bryan Gordon, who played at Gardner-Webb in Boiling Springs, N.C.
    “It’s been a dream of mine to play college football,” Gordon said. “When I signed, it was somewhat of a relief off my shoulders.

  • Warriors fall to Braves, Knights

    Indian Land capped its regular-season dual match campaign, dropping two losses to Region IV-AA foes Cheraw and North Central on Jan. 29.
    The CHS Braves, who won the region wrestling  title, topped the Warriors, 53-25.
    North Central, the region runner-up, downed the Warriors, 48-20.
    IL, 17-10 for regular-season action, finished 6-4 in region matches for third place in their final season of Class AA wrestling. IL is moving to the Class AAA ranks next season.