High School Sports

  • County duo earns Tri-County honors

    Two Lancaster County prep football players earned recognition at the week four meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday, Sept. 22.
    Lancaster High School’s Tyreese McCree and Indian Land High’s Chris Blakeney were saluted for their play in games played Friday, Sept. 18.
    LHS, rated ninth this week, topped Camden, 21-7 and Indian Land  downed Cheraw High School, 26-21 in its Region IV-AA opener.

  • LHS swimmers roll in senior night victory

    The Lancaster High School swim team highlighted LHS senior swim night with a sweep at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday, Sept. 27.
    The Bruins rolled over Hartsville, 251-32; Governor’s School, 239-57; and Ridge View 257-57.
    In the breakdown, the LHS girls topped Ridge View, 127-26; Hartsville, 127-6; and the Governor’s School, 120-30.
    The Bruins roared over Ridge View, 130-31; Hartsville, 124-26; and the Governor’s School, 119-27.

  • Warriors edge Braves, 26-21

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – If Friday night’s Region IV-AA game between Cheraw and Indian Land was a movie, then the Braves and Warriors definitely saved the biggest drama for the third act.
    Indian Land’s 26-21 win was proof that region play really is the start of a new season.

  • Jackets hold off Vols, 24-20

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – Buford opened Class AA Region IV-AA football play with a hard-fought 24-20 donnybrook over county rival Andrew Jackson on Friday, Sept. 18 at BHS.
    Jackets’ second-year coach Tripp Watts was relieved after the win.
    “This was a dogfight that rivalry games should be like,” said Watts. “Give Coach Frye and his AJ team credit as they kept coming and fighting. They really battle.”

  • Bruins deck Dogs, 21-7

    Lancaster High’s ground and air forces along with a ball-hawking defense got it done again as the Bruins, with their best start in six seasons, downed Camden, 21-7 at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Sept. 18.
    LHS, 4-0 for the first time since 2009, had key contributions on the way to the 14-point win over the 1-3 Bulldogs.
    A year ago, Camden halted a 3-0 LHS start with a 14-0 home win, with scores on both sides of the ball.
    In the 2015 rematch, Lancaster, rated 12th in the latest Class AAA state poll, made sure it wasn’t a road repeat.

  • BHS Lady Jackets unbeaten in region

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets’ volleyball team is unbeaten in Region IV-AA play after winning in a 3-0 victory over Indian Land on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
    The Lady Jackets of coach Taylor Roberts topped the Lady Warriors, 3-0 – 25-6, 25-11 and 25-15.
    Buford, in recent action, has also downed Central of Pageland, Chesterfield and North Central.
    BHS topped Central, 25-5, 25-15 and 25-0. The Lady Jackets jolted Chesterfield, 25-12, 25-23 and 25-15.
    In the win over North Central, the Lady Jackets won, 3-2.

  • Vols' Lucas goes all-out

    KERSHAW – Last spring after the Andrew Jackson Volunteers’ stellar baseball season for a Class AA Upper State final four finish, veteran AJ catcher Logan Lucas received the team’s Iron Man Award.
    Football season is here, and Lucas, who also reaped all-region honors on the diamond, might be in line for a similar award for the grid campaign.  Lucas, who sees action on both sides of the ball, rarely sees the AJ sideline.

  • Tri-County coaches honor county players

    RICHBURG – Four Lancaster County high school football players reaped top honors at the week three meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the Front Porch High School in Richburg.
    Andrew Jackson and Indian Land each had two winners in the awards for Division II schools, Class A, AA and AAA members.
    Andrew Jackson, which rolled to a 35-13 road win over Great Falls, was led by Heath Gandy and Dylan Baker.

  • Lady Bruins volleyball teams sweeps to wins

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins volleyball team swept York Prep, a charter school out of York, on Thursday, Sept. 10.
    The Lady Bruins rolled 3-0 – 25-21, 25-12 and 25-17.
    Hayden Thorne led the LHS kills with eight and Keyotta Garris added six. Zaria Woods added five.
    Ashley Abbott had 15 digs. Stevie Sweeney posted nine assists and Amari Jefferson added six assists.
    The Junior Lady Junior Bruins also prevailed, 2-1.
    The LHS varsity is 6-1 after taking wins over Indian Land, Buford and Andrew Jackson.

  • Rivalry, streaks key Friday

    A county clash and two teams looking to stay unbeaten highlight Lancaster County high school football week four.
    Host Buford and Andrew Jackson will tangle for the 38th time at BHS’s Jackets’ Stadium.
    Lancaster and Indian Land, each unbeaten this season at 3-0, will seek to extend their streaks in home games Friday night.
    Lancaster hosts Camden, while Indian Land, embarking on region play, will entertain winless Cheraw High School.