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High School Sports

  • Summitt on top of hoops world

    You never forget when you cross paths with greatness. The thought crossed my mind earlier this week when I heard Hall of Fame Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt was retiring.
    Last August, Summitt announced she had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s-type dementia. Her illness and health led to her decision, but she will remain close to the program as head coach emeritus.
    Coach Summitt made her announcement Wednesday, April 18, which rekindled memories of another mid-April date some years back.

  • Lady Vols win region title

    Staff Reports
    Andrew Jackson wrapped up the Region IV-AA softball crown with an 8-3 win over county rival Buford on Thursday night at AJ.
    AJ pitcher Lauren Rowell went the distance for the Lady Vols, 23-3, 10-0. She struck out two and allowed seven hits and a walk.
    “Lauren Rowell threw quality pitches all night and Kori had the big hit for us,” AJ coach Steve Middleton said.
    Kori Ballard provided the big stick for the top-rated Lady Vols, drilling three hits, including a long three-run home run. She also had three RBIs.

  • Vols notch region baseball crown

    Staff Reports
    Andrew Jackson, with a little help from region member Cheraw, clinched the Region IV-AA baseball championship on Friday night.
    The Vols, who received a forfeit from Lee Central to cap region play, also needed Cheraw to defeat Central High School of Pageland to net the region crown.
    Cheraw, down 6-1 at one point, rallied for the 11-6 comeback victory over the Eagles.

  • Clover trips LHS girls in region soccer play

    Staff Reports
    Clover built a 1-0 halftime lead and added three second-half goals on the way to a 4-0 win over Lancaster High School at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.
    The Lady Bruins fell to 12-4, 4-4 in region play.
    Spartanburg forged a 2-1 halftime lead and stayed on top for a 4-2 win over Lancaster in Region III-AAAA girls soccer play Thursday night.
    Frances Whitesides scored two goals, one on a breakaway, to lead the Lady Bruins.
    Mallory Blackmon had an assist in the match.

  • Vols blank Braves, 5-0

     

      

       

      

  • LHS Lady Bruins claw Lady Vikings

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins rolled to a 27-2 win in five innings over the Spartanburg Lady Vikings in prep softball action at Spartanburg on Friday night.

    The game was halted in the fifth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.

  • Bruins top county meet

     

       

    Depth delivered the Lancaster High School boys track team the win in the county meet as part of the Run for Ryan KLS event Saturday at the LHS track.

  • Strain’s effort helps Lancaster High girls’ win

     

       

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins swept 10 firsts and the meet’s top three individual awards on the way to the girls victory in the county track meet as part of the Run for Ryan KLS event at the Lancaster High School track on Saturday afternoon.

  • Late rally lifts Jackets

    Staff Reports
    The surging Buford Yellow Jackets kept pace in Region IV-AA baseball play with a 6-3 road win over Cheraw on Friday night.
    A four-run sixth-inning rally lifted BHS, 8-9, 6-3, to the decisive runs in the three-run win.
    Kendrick Trapps, who had a single and a double, scored two runs and drove in a run, drew a bases-loaded walk to force home a run and aid the rally. Evan “Buck Shot” Flynn had a RBI-hit and Scotti Moser drilled a two-run single.

  • Better late than never for these notable signees

    National Signing Day, the day when high school football players can sign with the school of their choice, was over two months ago – Feb. 1.
    I know it’s been some time since those ace recruits inked, but as they say, there’s football season, football recruiting and then spring football.
    Well, we’re in spring football, so here’s a little football recruiting news. This might be a tad old, but then you might have missed it, too.