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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Volunteers top Knights twice

    Andrew Jackson posted a sweep of Region IV-AA foe North Central on Tuesday night.
    In the girls game, the sixth-ranked Lady Vols bolted to a quick 19-5 lead at the end of the first quarter and led 40-14 at halftime.
    During the third quarter even with reserves playing most of the time, AJ extended the lead to 56-18 and went on to take a 64-26 win to stay unbeaten in region play.
    Elizabeth Scott led AJ with 17 points, but Danielle Ussery was not far behind with 15, all on treys.

  • Jackets take 2 wins over Rams

    Buford posted a pair of tough road wins in Region IV-AA hoops play Tuesday night at Chesterfield.
    The Jackets used a fine finish to net a 66-56 win over the Rams.
    The Lady Jackets also rallied to take a 60-48 win over the CHS girls.
    BHS, in the nightcap, had to battle to net the 10-point comeback win over the host Rams.
    Druw Rollins paced the Jackets with 22 points, 15 in the second half, to boost the BHS victory.

  • Jackets’ Lambert signs with The Citadel

    Buford High School senior kicker Wade Lambert will be getting his future kicks at The Citadel.
    Lambert, a football, soccer and basketball letterman for the Jackets, made it official Wednesday morning, signing with the Bulldogs of the Southern Conference in the BHS media center.
    Lambert signed his national letter of intent in front of family, friends and BHS coaches.
    He has a special link to the Charleston military school since his grandfather, the late Dr. Fred Lambert, graduated at The Citadel.

  • Catledge joins strong BHS link to Newberry College

    Buford High School’s football connection to Newberry College has been solid over recent seasons and that won’t change with the latest Jackets to Wolves link.
    Jackets’ senior defensive back Christian Catledge joined the maroon and gold ranks to Newberry on Wednesday morning in the BHS conference room.
    Catledge, as friends, family and Jackets’ coaches watched, signed with the Wolves, who are led by Buford High alums, head coach Todd Knight and defensive coordinator Stephen Flynn.

  • Jackets jolt Vols, 62-60

    KERSHAW – On Wednesday night it was county rival Buford playing at region leader Andrew Jackson.
    The upset-minded Yellow Jackets served notice early they were ready to play and compete to the end.
    The Vols led 16-13 at the end of the quarter, but Buford took a 33-32 halftime lead, and continued to lead 47-45 at the end of the third quarter.
    In the fourth quarter, AJ appeared to take command and led by as many as five points at times.