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High School Sports

  • Bruins bound for next level

    Five Lancaster High School football players booked their college futures in the packed LHS media center Wednesday morning, national signing day for college football prospects.
    The Bruins’ quality quintet included running back Farrika Grier (S.C. State), Desmond Ricks (Hampton University), Ant Foster (Newberry College), Cordarius “Tee” Tinsley (Limestone College) and Houston Brantley (Wingate University).
    u Grier said his SCSU official visit sold him on the Bulldogs.

  • Milasauskas leads IL Upstate mat qualifiers

    The Indian Land Warriors wrestling team qualified 14 wrestlers for the Class AAA Upper State tournament, led by five ILHS grapplers who won region championships Saturday.
    ILHS Chad Milasauskas, 32-0, won the 126-pound class and was also named the Region IV-AAA Wrestler of the Year as voted on by the region coaches.
    In addition to Milasauskas, the region champions were Austin Ross (106), Juan Alejandro (113), Kyle Daley (145) and Wesley Johnson (152).

  • Cheraw wins Region IV-AA wrestling title

    Cheraw went unbeaten at 4-0 to capture the Region IV-AA wrestling championship at Andrew Jackson High School on Saturday.
    The Braves posted wins over North Central, Andrew Jackson. Buford and Chesterfield to capture the team title.
    North Central, which went 3-1, was second followed by AJ, which posted a 2-2 mark, Buford, 1-3, and Chesterfield, which was 0-4 for the day.
    Host AJ highlighted its day with a 42-36 win over Buford, avenging an earlier loss to the Jackets.

  • Lady Bruins rally for win over York

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins rallied late to net a road win and an eventual split with Region III-AAAA foe York on Friday night.
    The LHS girls, 6-8, 3-3, trailed for most of the game, but came on strong in the final quarter to take the 44-35 road win.
    Lancaster, down 33-32 going to the final period, picked up the pace to outscore the Lady Cougars for the nine-point win.

  • Volunteers hold on for split

    CHERAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split a pair of Region IV-AA basketball games with the Cheraw High School Braves in Cheraw on Friday night.
    The AJ boys won a hard-fought game, 67-63. The Lady Vols dropped a close 48-45 loss.
    The Volunteers, in the nightcap, hit the floor running against the Cheraw Braves. The fast-paced game saw the teams trade the lead several times.
    AJ Dontarius James and Kadarius Kirkland broke the ball down court several times for points.

  • Warriors finish strong, sweep Lions

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School basketball teams stepped out of region play Thursday night and stepped up to the hardwood challenge.

    The Warriors, hosting Class A foe Lewisville, took two from the visiting Lions.

    The IL boys, with a strong finish, notched a 75-66 win to complete the sweep.

  • Bruins honor football standouts

    The 2016 Lancaster High School football season didn’t go as planned, but the team had its share of stars and they took their final Bruins bows Monday night in the LHS auditorium.

    The LHS coaching staff honored a host of players for their play on the 2016 season, a 5-6 record and a Class AAAA Upper State playoff bid.

    “Our record wasn’t what we wanted it to be, but we want to recognize our players and their achievements on the season,” LHS coach Bobby Collins said.

  • Vols edge Eagles for sweep

    PAGELAND – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers pulled off a hardwood sweep of rival Central with a last-second 50-49 victory over the Eagles in Pageland on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Vols, with a late flurry, defeated the Lady Eagles by 20, 48-28.
    The boys game was much tighter, with the AJ boys netting the win at the wire.
    Just before the final buzzer, with the score tied 49-all, AJ’s Jamie Hinson was fouled and had two free throws.
    Hinson missed the first foul shot, but netted the second to give the No. 7 Vols a thrilling 50-49 win.

  • ILHS Lady Warriors roll in rout of Lady Cyclones

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High Lady Warriors continued their solid Region IV-AAA play, rolling to a 65-18 win over Chester on Tuesday night in the ILHS gym.
    The Lady Warriors’ 37-point win evened the IL girls record at 7-7 overall, 4-1 in region play.
    The IL girls win gave the Warriors a split after the Chester boys rolled to an 80-57 win over the IL boys.
    The Lady Warriors opened strong and cruised to the lopsided win over the Lady Cyclones.

  • Balanced attack keys Lady Jackets to win

    CHERAW – The Buford High girls led from start to finish for a 60-43 win to highlight a road split with Region IV-AA foe Cheraw High on Tuesday.
    The Jackets, in the nightcap, dropped a tough 58-49 loss to the Braves.
    The BHS girls, 5-10, 3-5, opened a 14-10 lead after a period of play and then took control with a 14-5 surge to gain a 28-15 lead at the half.
    The Lady Jackets, on a 19-12 charge, extended their lead to 20, 47-27, before taking the 17-point win.