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High School Sports

  • Piranhas open 2017 swim season

    The Lancaster Piranhas youth swim team opened their 2017 season with a non-region meet with Fort Mill at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday.
    The Lancaster swim team, led by first-year coach Daniela Sanchez Gelpke, will open its season in the Metrolina Swim League on Monday with a home meet with River Hills.
    Following the meet with River Hills, the Piranhas will return to action June 12 with an away meet with Lake Wylie.
    Lancaster will host Tega Cay on June 15.
    The LC Pirranhas will swim at Rock Hill Country Club on June 19.

  • Deese leads BHS hoops awards

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets basketball team recently honored its top performers for the 2016-17 hoops season, with senior Morgan Deese leading the BHS girls awards.
    Deese earned the Lady Jackets MVP, reaping all-region honors with 10.7 points and 10.3 rebounds a game.
    Hunter Allen, an all-region selection, earned the team’s Jacket Pride Award. Allen averaged 10 points a game and 7.1 rebounds for the Lady Jackets.
    Allen also averaged 2.9 assists and 2.8 steals a game.

  • Jackets honor baseball aces

    The Buford High School baseball team honored a host of players for their stellar play during the 2017 season at the annual BHS baseball awards last week.
    Dylan Sistare, the Jackets’ third baseman and pitcher, reaped the Offensive MVP with a .284 batting average, a home run, 21 runs batted in and a .444 slugging percentage. Sistare led the Jackets in hits – 23, and doubles – 10.
    Junior outfielder Shylyn Wright, in his first season of high school baseball, was selected the team’s Most Improved Player.

  • Catoe signs with Union

    Lancaster High School senior defensive back C’Darious Catoe is heading to the next level.

    Catoe, a two-year starter for the LHS Bruins, is taking his game to Union College in Barbourville, Ky., a liberal arts four-year school which plays in the NAIA.

    “I’m looking forward to the opportunity and I feel coach Collins (Bobby, LHS head coach) and his staff have prepared me for this chance to play college football.

  • CPTC has solid showing in State Games

    The Columbus Parker Youth Track Club participated in SC State Games at Eastside High School in Taylors on May 20.

    The CPTC, competing against seven teams and unattached athletes, had the opportunity to gain more experience and prepare for the upcoming district qualifiers the following week at Broome High School.

    The team performed well.

  • Brown signs with USC Union

    The University of South Carolina Union baseball program is stepping up to the plate, with a Lancaster High School connection in the Bantams’ diamond fold.

    C.J. Brown, a LHS Bruins baseball veteran, signed with USCU in the LHS conference room on Wednesday afternoon.

    Brown, a first baseman in the Bruins program, served as a LHS captain this spring when Lancaster High made the playoffs for the second consecutive season.

  • Watts pleased with BHS spring drills

    Buford High School head football coach Tripp Watts, entering is fourth season guiding the Yellow Jackets, said he’s happy with the BHS spring drills.

    Buford, looking to improve on a 3-8 record last season, capped its spring drills with the annual Jackets spring football game on Monday.

    The White team posted an 18-16 win over the Maroon squad in the final athletic event to be held on the natural turf at Jackets Stadium.

  • Hardin honored as LHS baseball MVP

    Lancaster High School senior player Evan Hardin led the Bruins baseball honorees at the team’s awards cookout at the LHS field, Doomsday Corner, on May 18.

    Hardin, one of four LHS players selected to the All-Region III-AAAA team, is the Bruins MVP for the 2017 season.

    Hardin, a pitcher and infielder, hit .382 and had the lowest earned run average on the LHS staff as well as the most innings pitched this spring.

  • Lady Warriors earn honors

    Indian Land High School saluted its state champion Lady Warriors soccer team at the team’s annual awards Monday night.

    The Lady Warriors, who went 19-5-1 this spring under coach Mark Bonda, captured the Lancaster County Class AAA school’s first-ever state soccer championship with a 2-1 (5-3 in penalty kicks) win over Brookland-Cayce High School of Columbia on May 13 at Irmo High School’s W.C. Hawkins Stadium.

  • AJ honors Volunteers stars

    KERSHAW – The “Big Orange Country” spotlight was on a host of Andrew Jackson High School sports stars at the annual AJ All-Sports banquet in the school’s auditorium Tuesday night.

    Volunteers’ senior stalwart Dalton “Tex” Haven led a parade of ace honorees during the evening.