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High School Sports

  • Comporium Preseason Baseball Invitational opens play at Buford Park

    Buford High School will host the opening round of the second annual Comporium Preseason Baseball Invitational on Saturday at the Jackets’ Buford Park.

    Tournament newcomer Lancaster meets Ridge View at 10 a.m., followed by Andrew Jackson against Central at noon.

  • Red Rose soccer tournament continues play tonight at IL

    Play in the fifth annual Red Rose soccer tournament will continue today at Indian Land High School where a single match will be played in the three-team tournament.

    Andrew Jackson is not participating in the 2012 tournament.

  • County wrestling quintet seeking state AA crowns

    ive county wrestlers will be battling for state championships this weekend at the Anderson Civic Center.

    Indian Land’s Rondreas Truesdale and Buford’s Dylan Altman lead the county contigent after winning Class AA Upper State crowns last weekend at Crescent.

  • Lucas looks to returnees to boost Vols

     

       

    Eight lettermen, including players who started at six positions last spring, give the Andrew Jackson High School baseball program solid hope for the 2012 season.

  • Cavs dash Bruins' hopes

    ROEBUCK – Déjà vu hoops nightmare.

    Dorman once again foiled the Lancaster Bruins’ postseason basketball hopes with an 81-62 win over the No. 6 Bruins Tuesday night at the DHS gym.

  • Returnees key for BHS baseball

    The return of 10 players, including three starters, gives Buford High School baseball coach Eric Funderburk plenty of hope for the 2012 Jackets’ season.
    BHS, 16-6 and the Region IV-AA champion last spring, has a solid group of players back from the team including junior catcher Tripp Wright along with outfielders Jay Chambers  and Kholby Pate, who will also be counted on to pitch.
    Wright, a two-year starter, will handle the BHS hurlers at catcher. Evan “Buck Shot” Flynn, a freshman, will also work at catcher.

  • LHS, Buford post baseball jamboree wins

    Ernie Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    Lancaster and Buford posted wins in the fourth annual Gameday at Doomsday baseball jamboree at the Lancaster High baseball field on Saturday.
    Lancaster topped Lewisville, 12-1 and Buford downed Andrew Jackson, 6-1.
    Scottie Moser, Tripp Wright Kendrick Trapps each had a hit and drove in a run for the Jackets. Tripp Rollings, Sidney Watson and Seth Graves had one hit apiece for AJ.
    In the Bruins’ win, Doopy Cloud and Khoury Phillips each homered for the Bruins.

  • Dorman foils Bruins' postseason hopes

    Dorman took an early lead and never lost its  edge in taking an 81-62 win over No. 6 Lancaster in the Class AAAA Upper State semifinals on Tuesday night at Dorman High.

    The 25-3 Cavaliers held off several Lancaster runs in an attempt to take the lead, but Dorman kept the upper hand for the 19-point win.

    The Cavs' win sends DHS to the Class AAAA Upper State title game to face Gaffney on Friday night at 8:30 at the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville.

  • Returnees give solid hope for LHS baseball

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Bruins’ baseball team, with eight returnees, is optimistic about the 2012 LHS season.
    The Bruins, led by fourth-year head coach Brett Blackmon, have a solid cast back from the 2011 squad which went 11-12 and earned a Class AAAA Upper State playoff berth.
    The team also has some solid players up from the jayvee team who are expected to contribute.

  • SCBCA honors Thornwell

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    Prior to the start of the 2011-12 high school basketball season, Lancaster High School junior star Sindarius Thornwell was named in the Elite 5 boys players by the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association.
    Thornwell, a 6-5 guard-forward, proved to be that and more as he was recently named the Class AAAA boys Player of the Year by the SCBCA.