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High School Sports

  • LHS Lady Bruins rally, win on cancer survivors recognition night

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Lady Bruins rallied from a 2-1 deficit to notch a 3-2 win over Rock Hill High School to even their Region III-AAAA soccer mark at 5-5.
    The LHS girls, 13-5 overall, had one goal each from Tyson Blanton, Frances Whitesides and Lauren White.
    Ashley Cauthen assisted Blanton and Flo Tarque assisted Whitesides on her goal.

  • McKinney keys BHS to win over AJ

    The Buford High School soccer team ignited in the second half to post a 6-2 win over Region IV-AA and county rival Andrew Jackson at Jackets Stadium on Tuesday night.

    BHS junior standout Mikeem McKinney paced the Jackets’ solid effort with five goals in the win.

  • Warriors' track teams 2nd

     

       

    INDIAN LAND – Host Indian Land High School posted a pair of runner-up finishes in the Region IV-AA track meet at IL’s Reservation on Tuesday night.

  • Teams gearing for playoffs

     

       

    County high school softball and baseball teams are looking to the 2012 playoffs as district play opens Thursday.

  • Barry stepping down at AJHS

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    Andrew Jackson High School Principal Mary Barry has announced her intention to retire at the end of the school year.
    Barry announced her decision to staff Thursday afternoon, April 19, a decision that brings to an end six years of service as head of the county’s arts-focus high school.
    Barry said she began considering retirement over the course of Easter break.

  • 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