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High School Sports

  • Warriors fifth in Fort Mill tourney

    The Indian Land Warriors placed fifth in the 10-team Mill Town Duals at Fort Mill High School on Saturday.
    The Warriors, after falling to Class AAAAA schools Lexington and Dorman high schools, rebounded to defeat Broome and Ridge View.
    ILHS fell to Lexington, 48-30 and Dorman, 46-23.
    Dorman is the defending Class AAAA champion. The Cavaliers are ranked second in the Class AAAAA state poll. Lexington is rated sixth in Class AAAAA.

  • Cavs net overtime win in sweep of BHS Jackets

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – Cuthbertson swept host Buford in basketball Monday night, but the Cavaliers had to work extra to top the Jackets, 56-54 in overtime to complete the hardwood broom job.
    The Cavs, locked in a 51-all draw at the end of regulation, outscored the Jackets, 5-3 in the OT to take the tight win.
    Chris Grovanz, who led CHS with 20 points, scored 16 in the second half, with four coming in overtime.

  • Vols clip Eagles in home sweep

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • ILHS promotes Blades to head coach

    INDIAN LAND – Horatio Blades, a former NFL linebacker who has been the Indian Land High School defensive coordinator for three years, is the Warriors’ new head football coach.
    “Coach Blades is a young man of very high character,” said ILHS Principal David Shamble. “His leadership and character are outstanding.

    “He is going to step in and do some things different,” Shamble said. “He has a true understanding of Indian Land. Coach Blades understands our students and football players. He is a worker.”

  • Mavs notch two victories over Warriors

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land returned home, but didn’t return to the win column Tuesday night.
    Marvin Ridge foiled the IL hoops hopes, taking two wins at the Warriors’ gym.
    The Lady Warriors dropped a 46-43 loss in overtime and the IL boys fell to the Mavericks, 58-51.
    In the opener, the Lady Mavs outscored the IL girls, 10-7 in the overtime to take the three-point win.
    Marvin Ridge opened an 11-10 lead after one period, but Indian Land rallied for a 16-15 edge at the break.

  • LC Stallions take two from Jackets

    BISHOPVILLE – Buford High opened Region IV-AA basketball play, dropping a pair of losses at Lee Central High School of Bishopville on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Jackets fell to the Lady Stallions, 59-36, and the Buford boys suffered an 80-60 loss.
    In the nightcap, Lee Central took an early lead and steadily extended its edge for the 20-point win. Lee Central, on top 17-13 after the opening period, used a 23-11 second quarter run to gain a 40-24 lead at the break.

  • Jackets swarm Bruins in mat rout

    Buford, as it did in its first match with Lancaster, didn’t need a late pin to post a win over the host Bruins.
    The Jackets bolted to a 51-6 lead on the way to a 57-18 win over rival Lancaster in the LHS gym on Tuesday night to sweep the season mat series at 2-0.
    “We’re making strides, getting better, but we’re still young,” BHS coach Garrett Plyler said. “Overall, we wrestled well. We’ve made progress since our last match.”

  • Bruins fall to Falcons, Bearcats

    The Lancaster Bruins had a quick turnaround on the hardwood, but couldn’t reverse the results.
    A night after dropping two at Rock Hill, the Bruins fell twice at home to Nation Ford of Fort Mill in the final home games of the 2016 portion of the LHS hoops schedule.
    The Lady Bruins, who dipped to 2-5, lost to the Lady Falcons, 46-27 and the NFHS boys held on for a 56-47 win.
    The boys game was tied at the break, 19-all, but the Falcons rallied in the third period to take a 39-31 lead.

  • IL Warriors fall at Parkwood High

    The Indian Land High basketball teams dropped a pair of hoops losses in their road trip to Parkwood High School of Union County, N.C., on Friday night.
    The Warriors, 2-6, dropped a 77-64 loss to the Rebels, while the IL girls fell to the Lady Rebels, 58-43.
    In the boys game, Parkwood took a 23-15 lead after one period and stretched the edge to 47-32 at the half.
    The Rebels held a 63-48 advantage after three periods on the way to the 13-point win.

  • Bruins, Vols divide pair

    Revenge wins highlighted a county hardwood split in the Lancaster High School gym Friday night.
    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers and the Lancaster boys each finished strong to avenge losses from the week prior.
    The Bruins, who fell to rival AJ, 74-65 on Dec. 2,  ignited in the late stages to take a 67-57 win over the No. 4 Vols.
    The Lady Vols, who dropped a 54-45 loss to the Lancaster girls, turned the tables for an exciting 47-44 comeback win over the Lady Bruins.