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High School Sports

  • Lady Vols defeat Central, 6-3

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers softball team downed Central of Pageland 6-3 in Region IV-AA play on Wednesday at AJ.

    Rebecca Price hurled the Lady Vols to the win, yielding 10 hits.

    Caroline Wrenn led the AJ offense with two hits and a RBI. AJ senior Savannah Small had a hit and drove in two runs.

    Carley Sims and Makayla Cairnes each had a hit and drove in a run. Morgan Eason also had a hit in the Lady Vols offense.

  • Falk signs with Lancers volleyball

    INDIAN LAND – Olivia Falk is taking her game to the next level in the county seat.

    Falk, a standout volleyball player at Indian Land High School, will be playing the next two seasons at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.

    Falk, a Lady Warriors co-captain, was the ILHS middle blocker/hitter last season when Indian Land went 13-11, 6-2 in region play.

    The Lady Warriors, as the region runner-up, earned a playoff bid and went 1-1 in Class AAA Upper State postseason play.

  • Lady Jackets booters top Chester

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets soccer team improved to 6-4 on the season with a 2-1 road win over Class AAA foe Chester High School on Thursday night.

    Isabella Jones scored the game-clinching goal for BHS, netting the shot with three minutes to play.

    Marisa King scored the Lady Jackets’ first goal in the match.

    The night before at BHS, the Lady Jackets edged rival Lancaster High School in a 1-0 win on Wednesday.

    Isabella Jones had the lone goal of the tight match.

  • Warriors' Smith, Palmer lead all-county boys hoops honors

    Each season Indian Land High School boys basketball coach Nate Smith has a goal – win a state championship.

    Smith annually shoots for the state title, a lofty mark, but one he year-in and year-out quests for at the Lancaster County Panhandle school.

    ILHS, in its second season in Class AAA, didn’t reach the coveted top spot in March, but the Warriors made notable strides.

  • AJ’s Robertson, Lady Bruins’ Woods head girls all-county hoops awards

    Two who know hoops success led the top honors for The Lancaster News’ county girls basketball awards.

    Andrew Jackson High School coach Sha’Ron Robertson, who guided the Lady Volunteers to their second straight Region IV-AA championship, along with Lancaster High School senior player Zaria Woods, lead the girls hoops honors.

    Robertson is The Lancaster News 2017-18 Lancaster County Coach of the Year for girls basketball and Woods reaped Player of the Year laurels.

  • AJ’s Myers 3rd in state strength meet

    Andrew Jackson High School had one athlete place in the annual S.C. Strength Coaches Association state strength meet at Lexington High School in Lexington on Saturday.

    Caleb Myers, a sophomore, finished third in the 205 junior varsity division.

    The meet requires the athletes to compete in the bench press, squat and broad jump.

    Myers highlighted his effort with a personal-best 405-pound squat.

    Myers qualified for the state meet, placing first in the region meet at Lugoff-Elgin.

  • Classic draws county coaches, players

    The Tri-County Classic, an area senior all-star basketball doubleheader, is set for Saturday at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill.

    The hoops twin bill features a girls game and a boys game in the Trojans’ gym.

    Players from the four Lancaster County high schools will be represented.

    The girls game tips off at 1 p.m., with the boys game at 3.

    The teams will be guided by area coaches, including two with Lancaster ties.

  • Bruins golfers go to 6-0

    The Lancaster High School golf team stayed unbeaten on the season, taking a one-shot win over Class AAAAA foe Nation Ford High School in a three-way meet at the Springfield Golf Club in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    The Bruins shot a 157 to top the NFHS Falcons, who had a 158, and Northwestern at 176.

    LHS senior Brady Hinkle and Trey Crenshaw each posted a 38. Mason Tucker had a 39, while Nick Mangano carded a 42, a shot ahead of Baylee Evans’ 43.

  • BHS booters banking on experience

    When taking a closer look at successful teams in high school sports, a common denominator is experienced players.

    The 2018 version of the Buford Yellow Jackets varsity boys soccer team is loaded with senior leadership from top to bottom.

    BHS soccer coach John Bundy said the 12 Jackets seniors are unprecedented for the program.

  • Bruins salute hoops stars

    Lancaster High School hardwood shining moments took center stage in the LHS cafeteria Monday night.

    The Bruins boys and girls basketball teams honored top performers for the 2017-18 season.

    The LHS girls, who went 9-10, saluted a host of senior players for their effort this season.

    Senior Zaria Woods, a four-year member of the Lady Bruins varsity, received the team’s Bruin Award.