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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Braves ignite to down Warriors

    Eric Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land kept the Cheraw Braves at bay through most of three quarters before the visiting Braves ignited for 21 unanswered points on the way to a 34-13 win.
    The Braves’ 21-point win spoiled the annual Indian Land homecoming game.
    The Warriors, who fell to 1-5, 0-1, held Cheraw to only 13 first-half points behind the strong kicking of IL punter Shea Rogers.

  • Hilton’s head in the game

     

       

    When it comes to hitting, Lancaster High School senior defensive end David Hilton can handle the tough task in more ways than one.

  • LHS girls rally for key tennis victory

     

       

    The LHS Lady Bruins tennis team scored a huge 4-3 win over defending Class AAA Upper State champion Nation Ford on Tuesday night at the USC Lancaster courts.

  • LHS swimmers top Bengals on senior night

     

       

    The Lancaster High School swim team highlighted its annual senior night meet with a 200-140 win over Class AAAA foe Blythewood at the Lancaster County pool.

  • Former Bruins' player saluted for play

    PRINCETON, W. Va. – Freshman linebacker Ervin Moore has been named the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.

  • Tri-County Coaches honor nine county prep football standouts

    RICHBURG – Nine Lancaster County prep football players were honored for their play over the last two weeks at the meeting of the Founders Federal Credit Union Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Sept. 25.

    Awards were presented to the players for their play in weeks four and five. 

  • Action abounds for week 6

     
     

       

      

  • Red Devils rally to down Yellow Jackets

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    GREAT FALLS – In terms of mileage, the bus ride from Buford to Great Falls isn’t long, but after a gut-wrenching 29-28 loss to the Red Devils, the BHS 30-minute bus ride home had to seem much longer.
    Buford, hoping to rebound from a 21-14 home loss to Lewisville last week, had another tough night as the Jackets dropped a 29-28 loss to the Red Devils.