.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

High School Sports

  • Records fall as Rams roll over IL Warriors, 47-0

    Eric Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield produced a record-setting performance Friday night for its homecoming football game with Indian Land.
    CHS, behind the running of Kendrick Melton and the passing of Dillon Rivers, set a new record for total all-purpose yards en route to a 47-0 win over the Warriors.
    The Rams had 574 yards from scrimmage, 305 through the air and 269 on the ground.

  • Eagles charge back to defeat Jackets, 27-7

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    PAGELAND – Buford ventured to Pageland on Friday night hoping to build off its region-opening win over Andrew Jackson last week.
    The Yellow Jackets, 3-4, 1-1, knew the challenge against the eighth-ranked Eagles would be tough.
    “Central is never easy, and year-in and year-out, they are one of the best in Class AA football,” BHS coach Mike Wells said. “This year is no exception.”
    Buford started strong.

  • Vols fall short in home loss to Braves

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson essentially spotted Cheraw two first-quarter touchdowns that proved to be the difference in the Braves’ 32-20 Conference IV-AA victory over the Volunteers at Kershaw on Friday night.
    Cheraw, paced by Justin Chapman’s three first-half rushing touchdowns, jumped to a 25-7 halftime lead. The Braves started quickly when Dejahan Campbell returned the opening kickoff 94 yards to the AJ three.

  • York ignites, zaps LHS

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    YORK – The 2012 York Cougars’ homecoming was happy with a 49-6 Region III-AAAA win over Lancaster on Friday night.
    The Cougars’ 43-point win turned in a key first-half sequence.
    Lancaster, down 14-6 after spotting York a 14-0 lead, appeared to close the gap as LHS senior running back Terrell Rivers dashed 36 yards for a touchdown.
    Rivers’ scoring run was nullified by a 15-yard penalty to the LHS 49.

  • LHS swimmers set for Class AAAA state meet

     

       

    The Lancaster High School swim team, led by senior Jory Pettit, is set for the Class AAAA state meet Saturday at the University of South Carolina Natatorium at 11 a.m.

  • Clyburn's versatile for Vols

     

       

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School head football coach David Moore describes talented Volunteers’ senior player Gavin Clyburn as having a “good upside.”

  • County trio set to travel Friday night

     
     

       

      

  • LHS girls cross country tops Cheraw field

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins cross country team won the Cheraw Fish Hatchery Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 29.

  • Thornwell to play at USC

    Sindarius Thornwell will return to his home state to play for the University of South Carolina.

    Thornwell, a 6-5, 180-pound shooting guard, gave the Gamecocks a verbal pledge on Monday night from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., where he is playing his senior season of basketball.

  • Jackets hold off Vols, 34-27

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    BUFORD – Buford held on for a happy homecoming Friday night at Jackets Stadium.
    The Jackets built an early lead and stayed on top for a 34-27 win over county rival Andrew Jackson in the Region IV-AA football opener for both clubs.
    Buford, up 17-0 at the half, saw AJ rally late, but a clutch Autry Blackmon fumble recovery foiled a last-ditch AJ threat to seal the Jackets’ exciting homecoming victory.