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High School Sports

  • Juniors net win in LHS powder puff football game

    The juniors posted a 28-21 win in the annual Lancaster High School powder puff football game at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.
    The game is an annual event of LHS homecoming week.
    The juniors opened the scoring as Kiana Howze, who ran for 100 yards, dashed 65 yards for a touchdown.
    Sidney Cauthen and Ashley Abbott also scored in the first half to boost the juniors’ effort in their seven-point win.
    In the second half, Michaela Burton tallied to complete the juniors’ scoring.

  • Foster in North-South

    Three area players, led by Lancaster High School hard-charging running back Ant Foster, have been selected to play in the 69th annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach.
    Foster, the 2015 Lancaster County Player of the Year by The Lancaster News, will be joined by North Central High School’s Cedric Cunningham and Lewisville’s Mike Hill.

  • Final full week for regular-season play

    The final full week of play in the 2016 Lancaster County high school football season features all games in the county Friday night.
    Lancaster, 4-4 and capping its regular-season home schedule, hosts 7-1 Ridge View at Memorial Stadium.
    Buford, in its final regular-season home game, battles region and county rival Andrew Jackson, 6-2 after an impressive 35-12 comeback win over seventh-ranked Lee Central in Bishopville last week.
    Indian Land, closing its regular-season home schedule, will face Fairfield Central of Winnsboro.

  • AJ's Cox Class AAA-AA-A state medalist

    Andrew Jackson High School senior golfer Emily Cox won the combined Class A-AA-AAA girls individual state golf championship at the Carolina Springs Golf Club in Fountain Inn on Tuesday.
    Cox, a Class AA all-state golfer as a junior, defeated Peyton Gillespie from Christ Church School of Greenville with an eagle on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.

  • Knights sweep AJ for volleyball crown

    BUFORD – North Central notched the sweep for the Region IV-AA volleyball crown, but it wasn’t easy.

    The Lady Knights, the region runner-up last season, posted three straight close wins over Andrew Jackson to take the title and the top seed in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs from the region.

  • Bulldogs bite Warriors in 55-23 win

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    CAMDEN – Indian Land traveled to Camden for an important region game for both teams Friday night.

    The story ended up being the same for Indian Land as it has been in all their losses: missed tackles and untimely turnovers. That and the Bulldogs speed enabled Camden to break open a 27-17 game in the third quarter for 55-23 win at Camden’s Zemp Stadium.

  • Eagles hold on, edge Jackets

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – A strong second-half effort by the Buford Yellow Jackets wasn’t enough to secure a homecoming victory as the visiting Central Eagles held on for a 27-25 Region IV-AA football win Friday night at BHS.

    The Eagles, which held a commanding 21-6 halftime lead, saw their premature victory slowly slip away in the second half. 

  • Big plays boost York over LHS

    A pivotal bang-bang sequence just before the half shot a big hole in Lancaster’s hopes for a happy homecoming Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

    Lancaster, on the way to a 35-24 loss to the surging York Cougars, trailed all night, but just before half, in lightning-bolt fashion, the Bruins ignited for 10 points to seemingly get back in the game.

    Lancaster, down 21-7 at one point, was able to pull close as Jacob Cato drilled a 29-yard field goal with 35.6 seconds to play in the half.

  • Vols corral Stallions, 35-12

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    BISHOPVILLE – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers kept their winning streak going as they defeated the then-undefeated Lee Central High School Stallions at Bishopville on Friday night.

    AJ senior Dalton Haven was the standout player accumulating 209 yards of offense on 29 carries.

  • Stallions dash to win over Bruins

    Any Lancaster High football fans’ doubts about two-time defending state champion South Pointe’s lofty perch in Class AAAA football likely dissipated in the cool mid-October evening Friday at Memorial Stadium.

    The No. 1 Stallions were on their game from the start on the way to a 36-14 win over the Lancaster Bruins.

    SPHS, 6-1, 2-0, scored on its first two possessions to take control on the way to a 26-7 halftime lead.