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High School Sports

  • Junior Warriors win, stay unbeaten

    The Indian Land Junior Warriors, keyed by the stellar play of quarterback Brandon Britton, improved to 2-0 on the season with a 34-16 road win over the Blacksburg High School Junior Wildcats on Thursday night.
    Britton, who ran for 200 yards on 12 carries, scored five touchdowns to key the Junior Warriors to the 18-point win.
    Britton had a 60-yard touchdown run to go with two 40-yard scoring dashes, a 50-yard TD sprint and a 15-yard sprint for six.

  • Lancaster swimmers down York for win

    The Lancaster High School swim team opened its season with a win over York at the Lancaster County pool on Aug. 24.
    LHS prevailed in the combined meet, 226-55, with the LHS girls winning, 119-26, and the boys posting a 107-29 victory.
    Lancaster boosted its effort with six relay event wins.

    Meet results
    200 freestyle – 1. Isabella Ihm, 2. Mallory McDow, 3. Torie Johnson; 1. Braydon Powers, 2. Louie Prete, 3. Andrew Bell
    200 IM – 1. Makenzy Mills, 2. Tamra Tipton; 1. Luis Bravo

  • Chargers top Vols, 19-14

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – Providence Day won a hard-fought game against host Andrew Jackson 19-14 Thursday night.
    The game was reset from Friday due expected heavy rain in the area from Hurricane Harvey.
    The Vols’ Jamie Hinson caught a blocked field goal attempt by the Providence Day Chargers with 57 seconds left in the half, and ran it back 69 yards for a touchdown.

  • Warriors surge early, sack Cats

     

    INDIAN LAND – Coming off two tough losses, it was clear that Indian Land

    needed its most complete and cleanest performance to date to

    secure its first win this season.

    For the vast majority of the game, with the

    exception of a little dip in the third quarter, that was the

    performance the Warriors delivered in their 2017 home opener.

    In doing so, the Warriors secured new coach Horatio Blades’ first win, a 37-13 victory over the Blacksburg Wildcats at the ILHS Reservation on Friday night.

  • AJ’s Funderburk earns Tri-County Coaches honor

    FORT MILL – Andrew Jackson High School junor kicker Avery Funderburk was the lone Lancaster County player to reap honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

    Funderburk earned the Division II (Class AAA-AA-A) special teams player of the week for his play in the Volunteers’ 25-21 win over Class AAA foe Aynor in the AJ home opener last week.

  • Picks girls still going strong

    The girls of the Picks continue to have fun, big fun as they build their leads.

    Mandy Catoe, the News correspondent, was dandy last week with a shining 19-1 showing in week two.

    Close behind was Lori Sistare “Bright,” glowing with a stellar 18-2 effort.

    “The gals are blowing us away,” said Ernie “Big E” Rowell, the defending Picks champ. “They got it going. Oh boy, it’s time for us to shine.”

    Catoe has a game up in the lead, with Sistare ahead by four on her nearest challenger.

  • Wright versatile for Jackets

    BUFORD – Looking for a senior superlative to describe Buford High School veteran player Shylyn Wright and versatile would fit him to a maroon and gold T.

    Wright, in his fourth season playing for the Jackets and third year as a BHS starter, is all over the field.

    About the only time, you will find Wright on the BHS sidelines is when the Jackets’ kickoff team is on the field.

  • Bufford-led Buford stuns Lions

    BUFORD – Buford High football coach Tripp Watts said the Jackets needed big plays to boost their win hopes over Class A’s second-ranked Lewisville High School on Wednesday night.

    BHS junior receiver-defensive back Dwayne Bufford heeded those words and came up big in a resounding 38-20 win over the stunned Lions at Jackets Stadium.

    The game was played Wednesday, two days earlier than scheduled, due to the forecast of heavy rain and storms from Hurricane Harvey this weekend.

  • Hinson’s late pick seals AJ win

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson’s Jamie Hinson intercepted a fourth-down end zone pass in the final seconds to secure the Volunteers’ 25-21 win over the Aynor Blue Jackets on Friday night in the AJ home opener.

    The game was a battle, with Aynor building an early lead before AJ rallied for the comeback win over the Blue Jackets.

  • Buford turns back Warriors

    BUFORD – Buford High fourth-year football coach Tripp Watts has been focused on seeing the Jackets turnaround their turnover troubles from last season.

    Watts, looking back over the 2016 season, said the BHS giveaways played a major role in the Jackets’ 3-8 finish.

    So in the Jackets’ opener with rival Indian Land, Watts saw BHS once again lose the turnover battle, but not the game.