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High School Sports

  • Lady Vols deck Knights for Upstate title bid

     

    Andrew Jackson High School volleyball coach John Verdugo’s long-sought win over North Central High School couldn’t have been more timely.

    Verdugo, the Lady Volunteers’ fourth-year volleyball coach, saw his team respond in the clutch for his first-ever win over the Lady Knights.

  • Playoffs, pride on the line

     

    November high school football means playoffs and pride.

    For the Lancaster County Class AA high schools, it’s all about the postseason.

  • Tri-County coaches honor four county standouts

     

    RICHBURG – Four Lancaster County high school football standouts – two in each division – were saluted for their week 10 play at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting.

  • Lady Bruins earn eighth in the state

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins’ golf team placed eighth in the Class AAAA state golf tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Greer.
    The LHS girls posted a 701 in the field of 16 teams.
    Lexington won with a 580 and Spartanburg was second with a 635.
    Baylee Evans shot a 162 over two days to lead the LHS girls. Emily Cox was next at 163.
    Carly Funderburk posted a 179. Hope Jewett carded a 197 and Kylie Rogers-Carpenter finished with a 228 for the Lady Bruins.

  • Early strikes spark Eagles in win over Vols

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – Central of Pageland continued its mastery of Region IV-AA foe Andrew Jackson, thumping the Volunteers, 35-0 at soggy Volunteer Stadium on Friday, Nov. 1.
    Central has defeated Andrew Jackson in 18 consecutive games.
    In a rain-soaked first half, Central scored four  times to put the Volunteers down, 28-0.
    Midway through the first quarter, Central employed its tried-and-true wishbone offense to cover 65 yards in eight plays, with Mitch Meadows scampering 11 yards for the score.

  • Cats claw Bruins in 27-7 victory

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    ROCK HILL – The word frustrating was a part of Lancaster High School head football coach Bennie McMurray’s post-game comments and likely so.
    The Bruins dropped a 27-7 Region III-AAAA road loss to Rock Hill on Friday, Nov. 1 in what has become a frustrating season.
    “For the most part, it’s been like this,” said McMurray, who saw the Bruins drop their seventh straight loss.

  • Warriors hold off Jackets

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – The regular-season finale between county rivals Buford and Indian Land brought out all the emotions one might not expect.
    In the end, IL had the victory smile with a 23-19 win.
    The Jackets and Warriors have struggled this season, going a combined 4-14 overall with neither team having a region win entering the clash.
    By game’s end, there were tears of joy and sadness alike.
    There were hugs of celebration and comfort, and there was shared concern for a fallen player.

  • Lady Vols down Keenan to advance in AA playoffs

     The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers earned a bid to round three in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs, posting a 3-1 win over Keenan High School of Columbia on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

  • Franceschelli catches on

     

    Lancaster High School senior wide receiver Austin Franceschelli is making the most of his senior season.

    At the same time, the 5-9, 160-pounder will tell you he wishes the Bruins’ record – 2-7, 0-5 – was better.

  • IL’s McCord in N/S game on Dec. 14

     

    Indian Land High School will have its share of representation in the annual North-South All-Star football game next month in Myrtle Beach.

    IL head coach Mike Mayer, a North assistant coach, will be joined by Warriors’ senior wide receiver Manny McCord.