High School Sports

  • Lancaster High cross country finishing strong

    The Lancaster High School Bruins cross country team performed well in the Region III-AAA championship meet on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
    Twenty out of 25 LHS runners set new season bests, or personal records, as the LHS boys and girls teams each placed fourth.
    Sydney Cauthen and Alex Quevedo earned all-region team honors for the second year in a row.
    Cauthen placed fourth (22:03) in the region and Quevedo was third (17:38) in the region.

  • Lady Jackets jolt Raiders

    The Buford Lady Jackets rolled to their third straight postseason volleyball sweep in the Class AA Upper State playoffs on Wednesday, Nov. 4 in the BHS gym.
    Buford, 20-2, topped Region III-AA champion Keenan High School Raiders of Columbia, 3-0 – 25-20, 25-10 and 25-19.
    Buford senior standout Gabby Davis paced the Lady Jackets with 15 kills and an ace. Autumn Rabon posted 11 kills and eight blocks.
    Hanna Robinson notched six kills, two blocks and three aces in the Buford win.

  • Warriors honored at Tri-County meeting

    RICHBURG – Four Indian Land High School football players reaped honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg.
    Warriors’ junior running back Lee Massey earned the Div. II Offensive Player of the Week after he ran for 215 yards on 23 carries and scored two touchdowns as IL topped county foe Andrew Jackson, 48-27 at the Reservation.

  • AJ’s Cox earns Class AA all-state golf honors

    Andrew Jackson High School golfer Emily Cox earned Class AA all-state honors after playing in the Class AA girls state championship tournament at Black Bear Country Club in Longs.
    Cox shot a 151, 78-73, to place fourth overall in the Class AA girls state field.
    She represented Andrew Jackson High as an individual participant in the Class AA tournament.
    Bishop England’s Kathleen Sumner placed first with a 142 (72-70), while  Carly Lyvers from St Joseph’s of Greenville was second with a 148 (75-73).

  • Lady Bruins fall in Class AAA Upstate tennis playoffs

    The LHS girls tennis team fell to top-seeded Daniel High of Clemson in the opening round of the Class AAA girls state playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 29 at Daniel High School.
    The Lady Bruins fought valiantly but couldn’t overcome the experience of Daniel and fell 7-0.
    The LHS girls bright spots were the No. 3 and No. 4 singles players, Tiesha Shannon and Kate Muse.

  • County trio preps for football playoffs

    No prep games this week doesn’t mean no work for the three Lancaster County football teams who are bound for the playoffs which open Nov. 13 for Class AA and AAA teams.
    Lancaster, Buford and Indian Land will be competing in the postseason tournament and all three began work this week in preparation for first-round games a week from Friday.
    Lancaster, 8-2 and the runner-up in Region III-AAA, will be at home for first-round play as the Bruins will face 6-4 Wren High School of Piedmont, the third-place team out of Region II-AAA.

  • Buford, AJ Vols advance

    Region IV-AA champion Buford High School posted its second straight sweep to advance to third-round play in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs Monday, Nov. 2.
    BHS prevailed, 25-22, 25-20 and 25-22.
    In game three, Buford fell behind early 11-4 and Liberty extended its lead to 19-9 on the Lady Jackets.
    BHS senior Gabby Davis served eight straight points to give Buford a 21-20 lead on the way to cap the sweep.
    In game two, Buford opened with a 4-0 lead, but Liberty rallied to forge a 12-5 edge on BHS.

  • Jackets rally to top Pride

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    Buford got back in the win column with a 28-21 win over Carolina Pride of Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, Oct. 30.

    The win halted a two-game skid and gave Buford a 6-4 overall record on the season. Carolina Pride, a faith-based team of home school and private school players, battled the Yellow Jackets in Buford’s final game of the regular season.

    Buford’s defense, a big part of the Jacket’s successful season, stood tall again.

  • Massey-led Warriors deck Vols

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – It was senior night for the Indian Land Warriors and they hosted their second straight county rival, the Andrew Jackson Volunteers.

    Thanks to the running of Lee Massey and three defensive scores the Warriors were able to hold off a game Volunteer team late for a 48-27 win.

    Early on Andrew Jackson used the running of Heath Gandy, and Indian Land mistakes, to take a 13-6 lead.

  • Lancaster girls rally to advance

    Staff Reports

    Region III-AAA champion Lancaster rallied to notch a 3-2 comeback win over Wren in the opening round of the Class AAA Upper State volleyball playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 29 in the LHS gym.

    The Lady Bruins prevailed in a seesaw match in opening round play.

    Lancaster, down 2-1, rallied to take the match in a decisive fifth game with a convincing 15-7 game five win.

    The teams split the opening two games before Wren won a marathon game three, 34-32.