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High School Sports

  • McMurray won, molded men for the game of life

     

     

    Scan retiring Lancaster High School football coach Bennie McMurray’s resume and something hits you like a hard-charging blitzing linebacker.

  • Buford swaps wins with Great Falls

     

    Buford split a non-region twin bill with visiting Great Falls on Tuesday, Dec. 3 in the Jackets gym.

    The Lady Jackets improved to 2-0 with a 47-42 win over the Lady Red Devils.

  • Jackets swarm Knights

     

    BUFORD – Buford blitzed North Central twice to open the Jackets’ 2013-14 basketball season.

    The host BHS teams were in top form in ripping the Class AA Knights on Monday, Dec. 2.

  • LHS looking to veterans

    Lancaster High School basketball coaches are hoping experience will be a key factor for both hoops squads this season.

    The Lady Bruins, 11-11 last winter, have nine returnees off their team which earned a playoff berth after posting a 9-5 region mark and third-place finish.

    The Bruins, 12-13 last season, also return nine players for the upcoming campaign.

    LHS boys coach Ricardo Priester said the LHS boys will have their share of youth as four of the sophomore returnees joined the Bruins late in the 2012-13 season.

  • Bruins, Vols fall in preseason play

    Staff Reports

    Lancaster and Andrew Jackson boys teams had a tough night on the high school basketball hardwood, falling in second-round preseason tournaments.

    Lancaster, playing in the Lake Murray Tip-Off Classic, fell to tournament host Lexington High School, 67-50.

    AJ, in the National Guard Turkey Shootout semifinals, dropped a 61-50 loss to host West Florence High School.

  • ‘Big E’ looking to bag Picks crown

    Staff Reports

    Here it is – the big week. That would be Thanksgiving.

    Nope, that’s already over as in leftovers, such as endless turkey sandwiches to go with turkey hash and turkey soup.

    How about rivalry week? Well, try again.

    C’mon man, it’s the final week of The Lancaster News’ Pigskin Picks.

    The winner gets the fabled trip to the luxurious Taxahaw Inn complete with a classy victor’s meal of sardines, stand-up weenies, crackers and a case of R.C. Colas.

  • Bruins, Volunteers post tourney wins

     

    The Lancaster Bruins rallied in the second half to take a 61-49 win over Chapin to open play in the Lake Murray Tip-off Classic at Lexington High School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.

    LHS senior guard Duece Dunlap paced the Bruins with 31 points, including six treys, in the Bruins’ victory over the Eagles.

  • BHS eighth in state field

     

    Buford didn’t bring home any coveted medals for the Class AA state competition, but Jackets cheer coach Julie Thompson was still proud of her team.

    The Jackets cheer team placed eighth in the 16-team field at the Colonial Life Arena on the University of South Carolina campus on Saturday, Nov. 23.

  • AJ’s Rowell to play at Montreat

    KERSHAW – When Andrew Jackson High School softball standout Lauren Rowell recently visited Montreat College in Montreat, N.C., she had a strong inkling she would be returning.
    “I had a great visit there,” Rowell said. “I love the campus and I had a chance to practice with the softball team. When I did, they welcomed me and it seemed they wanted me to be a part of their team.”

  • AJ’s Faulkenberry set for N/S match

     

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior volleyball star Haley Faulkenberry will cap her high school volleyball career as one of the state’s elite among ace senior players.