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High School Sports

  • Vols down Knights, earn title game bid

    BUFORD – Andrew Jackson used a strong second-half rally to notch a 63-52 win over North Central to earn a bid to the Buford Preseason Invitational title game Monday, Nov. 19.

    The Vols, down 37-27 at the half, outscored the Knights 36-15 in the final two periods to take the 11-point comeback win.

  • Thornwell signs with USC

    Sindarius Thornwell returned to his hoop roots to decide his future.

    Thornwell, the former Lancaster High School basketball star who is playing his senior season at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., was back at LHS on Monday to sign with the University of South Carolina Gamecocks.

  • Buford, AJ cheer teams set for state competition

     

       

    Andrew Jackson and Buford high schools will compete in the Class AA state cheer competition in Greenville on Saturday.

  • Juniors roll in LHS powder puff contest

    The juniors, with a shutout win, captured bragging rights for 2012 after posting a 21-0 win over the seniors in the annual Lancaster High School powder puff football game at Memorial Stadium.

    The flag football game was held during the LHS homecoming week of Oct. 8-12.

  • BHS, AJ cheerleaders set for state

     
     

       

    There’s plenty to cheer about at Andrew Jackson and Buford high schools this week.

  • Faulkenberry’s top player

     

       

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School volleyball program not only had the best team in the region, but also the best player.

  • First state college all-star game slated March 23 in Greenville

    From release
    GREENVILLE – Two Palmetto State coaching legends will lead opposing squads of the best college football seniors in the inaugural South Carolina College All Star Bowl on March 23.
    Former Clemson head coach Danny Ford will lead the Upper State team and South Carolina State’s Willie Jeffries will lead the Lower State team for the 3 p.m. game at North Greenville University’s Younts Stadium.

  • Lions’ Means, Mitchell earn Tri-County honors

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    RICHBURG –  Two of the area’s top high school football players and a successful first-year head coach earned top honors for the 2012 season from the Founders Federal Credit Union Tri-County Football Coaches Association.
    Lewisville High School running back Mac Means and York High School ace defensive back Lee Wright were saluted along with Lewisville High School head football coach Will Mitchell.

  • Eagles soar early to halt AJ’s postseason advance

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    CHESNEE – The fifth-ranked Chesnee Eagles started fast and soared to a 35-14 win over Andrew Jackson in the Class AA Division II Upper State football playoffs Friday night at the CHS field.
    The Eagles, 10-1, built a 35-0 halftime lead and cruised to the 21-point win over the Vols, who fought to the finish, but couldn’t overcome the Eagles early surge.

  • Jackets, Vols fall in playoffs

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    BUFORD – The rematch saw the Chesterfield Rams gain a measure of revenge.
    Host Buford, facing the Rams for the second time this season, saw its 2012 football season come to an abrupt end Friday night.
    The visiting Chesterfield Rams, who fell to BHS 43-39 three weeks ago in week nine regular-season play, turned the tables on the Jackets with a 47-14 win in the second round of the Class AA Division II Upper State playoffs at Jackets Stadium.