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High School Sports

  • Franceschelli catches on

     

    Lancaster High School senior wide receiver Austin Franceschelli is making the most of his senior season.

    At the same time, the 5-9, 160-pounder will tell you he wishes the Bruins’ record – 2-7, 0-5 – was better.

  • IL’s McCord in N/S game on Dec. 14

     

    Indian Land High School will have its share of representation in the annual North-South All-Star football game next month in Myrtle Beach.

    IL head coach Mike Mayer, a North assistant coach, will be joined by Warriors’ senior wide receiver Manny McCord.

  • Vols trio leads tri-county high school football honors

     

    Four Lancaster County high school football standouts – three from Andrew Jackson – reaped top honors at the week nine meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

    The Volunteers’ ace trio included quarterback Kolby Whitley, defensive lineman Mason Kirkley and kicker McKenzie Denkins.

  • AA teams eye games, bids

     

    Playoff seedings will be on the line for Class AA teams as week 10 in the 2013 Lancaster County football season unfolds.

    For the second straight year, all Class AA teams qualify for postseason play as AA will again crown two state football champions.

  • Lady Vols, Jackets roll in playoff openers

     

    Andrew Jackson and Buford opened the Class AA Upper State playoffs in impressive style on Monday with each posting 3-0 postseason wins.

    The Lady Vols, 17-3 and a top seed as the Region IV-AA volleyball champion for the third time in four seasons, rolled to a 3-0 victory over Pelion – 25-19, 25-9, 25-7.

  • Rams' early strikes spark 35-14 victory over Jackets

     

     

    CHESTERFIELD – The Buford Yellow Jackets ventured to Chesterfield on Friday night looking to snap their three-game losing streak.

  • Late surge lifts Jackets over Bruins

     Homecoming 2013 wasn’t happy for the Lancaster Bruins.

    Fort Mill, with a pair of fourth-quarter big plays on both sides of the ball, played the spoiler in taking a 28-15 comeback win over Lancaster at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Oct. 25.

  • Vols vex Warriors, 47-24

     

    INDIAN LAND – Andrew Jackson’s ball-hawking defense came up with six turnovers and a blocked punt to lead the Volunteers to a 47-24 victory against Indian Land on IL homecoming night at the Reservation on Friday, Oct. 25.

  • Lady Vols, Jackets host playoff matches

     The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers open the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs as they host Pelion at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28.

    The AJ girls, led by coach John Verdugo, earned the top seed after winning the Conference IV-AA title for the third time in the last four seasons.

  • Wright comes on strong

     

    BUFORD – Buford senior lineman Santrez Wright, in terms of his football progress, has gone from a question mark to an exclamation point.

    Buford High School offensive line coach Wes James wasn’t quite sure about Wright’s future contribution as a player a few seasons back.