High School Sports

  • Vols, Jackets in Camden Jamboree

    County schools Andrew Jackson and Buford will play in the 40th annual Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree tonight, Aug. 14 at Zemp Stadium in Camden.
    The four mini-games, consisting of one half of football each, begin at 6:30 p.m. when Andrew Jackson battles Lee Central High School of Bishopville.
    “This jamboree will be as much of a scrimmage for our coaches and our players,” AJ first-year coach C.J. Frye said. “It will be all about working under game-type situations for the coaches and players.

  • Sessions net mixed views

    Two county coaches had mixed reviews following opening scrimmages Friday afternoon, Aug. 7.
    Indian Land High School veteran coach Mike Mayer said overall he was pleased with the Warriors’ effort in a scrimmage with C.A. Johnson High School of Columbia at IL’s Reservation.
    Buford High School coach Tripp Watts said the Jackets’ effort was solid, but BHS needs to correct some key mistakes from a three-way home scrimmage with Class A foe McBee and Class AA opponent Lee Central High School of Bishopville on Friday night.

  • Nelson to lead LHS boys soccer

    The Lancaster High School boys soccer program will be under new leadership with the 2016 season.
    Adam Nelson, an assistant in the LHS program, has been promoted to head coach.
    Nelson replaces Alex Tarque, who coached the LHS Bruins for three seasons, after he announced he was moving to lead the Andrew Jackson High School boys soccer program.
    Nelson, who served under Tarque, said he’s ready to lead the Bruins’ soccer program.

  • Warriors to wear Panthers’ jerseys

    The Indian Land Warriors have been honored by the NFL Carolina Panthers.
    The Warriors’ football team, which opens practice today, July 31, is a recipient of the Panthers’ High School Uniform Grant.
    “We are honored to be able to provide you with 53 blue practice jerseys worn by Carolina Panthers,” said Peter Vacho, the Carolina Panthers military and outreach manager. “We are pleased to strengthen your already accomplished program.”

  • Football drills open today

    Lancaster County high school football teams will hit the field today, July 31 to tackle the challenge of the 2015 season.
    Camps at Andrew Jackson, Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster will get underway with drills on the first day of preseason high school football practice around the state.
    Opening drills are limited to light gear as the teams focus on conditioning.

    Lancaster High School

  • Dixie all-stars stay alive


    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars, ages 9-10, won in dramatic fashion to keep alive their state title hopes on Monday night, July 21 in the Dixie Youth AAA state tournament at Nettles Park in Clemson.

    The Lancaster Class AAA stars eliminated host Clemson, 8-6 in an exciting win to stay in contention.

  • County softball stars enjoy North-South play

     The Class AA-AAA North all-stars went 1-1 in the North-South All-Star Softball Classic at USC Aiken to finish as the two-day runner-up, but coach Kim Perry’s reaction was more like a title sweep.

  • Rollings leads all-star effort


    MYRTLE BEACH – Andrew Jackson High School’s Kipp Rollings had an impressive showing to cap his prep baseball career over the weekend, June 12-13.

  • County quartet set for N-S softball


    Lancaster County will have a strong contingent for the annual North-South All-Star softball tournament at USC Aiken on June 17-18.

  • IL trio in N-S soccer play


    Indian Land High School will have solid representation for the annual North-South Soccer All-Star weekend in Charleston, June 12-13.

    The Warriors will have veteran ILHS girls coach Mark Bonda in the North-South All-Star girls match on Saturday, June 13 at noon at the College of Charleston Stadium in Mount Pleasant.