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High School Sports

  • Bruins split with Cycs

    CHESTER – The Lancaster Bruins’ Region III-AAA road trip to Chester had mixed reviews Friday night.
    The opener was smooth, but the nightcap was bumpy.
    The LHS teams split, with the second-ranked Lady Bruins taking a 67-46 win, but the boys dropped a 68-64 loss to the Cyclones.
    The Lancaster High girls, 14-2, 6-0, ignited in the second half to notch the 21-point win.
    Chester battled in the early going, with LHS holding a 16-14 lead after one period.

  • Warriors rip Rams in region sweep

    Indian Land rolled in a Region IV-AA sweep of Chesterfield High on Jan. 26 in the Warriors gym.
    The Lady Warriors opened the twin wins with a 61-39 victory and the Warriors closed it out with an 83-61 win.
    The IL girls, 11-3, 7-1, opened the game with a 20-6 first period lead on the way to a 34-13 halftime edge on the Lady Rams.
    Nia Pressley paced the Lady Warriors with 20 points, 15 in the first half.
    Kate Komorous hit 16, eight in each half.

  • Jackets notch two wins over Knights

    Buford, back to the hardwood since a Jan. 15 game with Indian Land, made the most of the home court with two Region IV-AA wins over North Central on Jan. 26.
    The BHS boys posted a 69-57 win after the Lady Jackets, in a stellar effort, rolled to an 80-39 win over the Lady Knights.
    Buford, in the nightcap, built an early lead and held on against what BHS coach Raheem Waller called “an improving North Central team.”

  • Vols cruise in sweep of Eagles

    PAGELAND – Andrew Jackson took a Region IV-AA road trip to Pageland and it resulted in a big night for the orange-clad visitors at Central High School.
    AJ posted a league sweep of the Eagles to stay unbeaten in region play for the boys and girls teams.
    u In the girls’ game, the Lady Eagles were not able to score at all and trailed AJ, 15-0 at the end of the first quarter.  The Lady Vols did most of their scoring off steals, unforced turnovers and easy lay-ins.

  • LHS Bruins claw Centurions twice

    The Lancaster Bruins, between the Region III-AAA varsity twin bill with Broome High School, presented banners in recognition of the recent LHS region champions – volleyball, girls basketball and boys and girls swimming.
    The Bruins, in both ends of the home doubleheader Wednesday night, boosted their hopes of adding future banners for possible league titles for the 2015-16 basketball season.
    The Lancaster High teams, with a sweep of Broome, stayed unbeaten in region play with two wins over the visiting Centurions.

  • Vols No. 1 in AA poll

    Andrew Jackson is atop the Class AA boys state basketball rankings.
    The Volunteers, of coach Danny Wright, are 13-2, including a 7-0 record in Region IV-AA. The latest state rankings, handled by the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association, were released Monday.
    Wright said he’s elated with the Vols’ top ranking.

  • Volunteers No. 1 in Class AA boys state poll

    Andrew Jackson is atop the Class AA boys state basketball rankings.

    The Volunteers, of coach Danny Wright, are 13-2, including a 7-0 record in Region IV-AA basketball play.

    The latest state rankings, handled by the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association, were released Monday.

    AJ, in the previous state poll, which came out Jan. 11, was ranked sixth in the Class AA boys state top 10.

    The Vols were fourth in the Class AA preseason state poll, which was released in late November.

  • Buford’s Bowen bound for Winthrop hall

    Buford High School girls soccer coach Bob Bowen is due a special honor.
    Bowen, an outstanding goalie during his college soccer career at Winthrop University, will be inducted into the Winthrop University Athletics Hall of Fame.
    The ceremony is set for Jan. 29 in the Richardson Ballroom of the DiGiorgio Campus Center at 6 p.m.

  • Warriors rebound, sweep

    In a make-up game, the Indian Land Warriors came out looking good.
    IL, in a Region IV-AA game reset from Friday night to Jan. 25 due to the winter weather, swept the host Cheraw Braves in the CHS gym.
    The Lady Warriors opened with a 43-39 win and the IL boys capped the hoops broom job with an exciting 67-66 victory.
    Shamon Alston’s trey in the closing seconds gave the Warriors a one-point lead and they held on for the narrow win.

  • Panthers looking to wear Super Bow1 50 crown

    The NFC Champion and Super Bowl 50-bound Carolina Panthers insist they will follow the same game plan, which has been a fine formula for their success this season.
    The Cats say they will use the two-week preparation plan they followed at the end of the regular season to the divisional playoff game with Seattle. Following the Carolina Blue-print for success has set the Panthers as the “cat’s meow,” with a distinct roar across the NFL.
    One tweak for the Panthers is their attire for Super Bowl L.