http://www.thelancasternews.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Warriors top Jackets, 41-35 http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/warriors-top-jackets-41-35 <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/buford_vs_il_jm_08262016_color.jpg" alt="Indian Land High’s Allen Morris makes a hit on Buford High receiver Rhylee Blackman (5) after he hauled in a catch in the Warriors’ 41-35 overtime win over the Jackets." title="Indian Land High’s Allen Morris makes a hit on Buford High receiver Rhylee Blackman (5) after he hauled in a catch in the Warriors’ 41-35 overtime win over the Jackets." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <strong>INDIAN LAND</strong> &ndash; Rivalry games can often take strange turns, given the major stakes and bragging rights. Friday night, when Buford battled old rival Indian Land, was a perfect example.<br /> Indian Land seemingly had control of the game, ended up blowing a 22-point lead and allowed the never-say-die Yellow Jackets to come all the way back, before IL scored on its first play of overtime in an emotional 41-35 win.<br /> Albino’s clutch catch snags IL win http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/albino%E2%80%99s-clutch-catch-snags-il-win <p> <strong>INDIAN LAND</strong> &ndash; Call it the catch, which snagged a sweet Warriors&rsquo; win.<br /> For all the 76 points scored in Indian Land&rsquo;s 41-35 overtime win over old rival Buford, the tight game came down to one play.<br /> A play that wasn&rsquo;t even supposed to be run.<br /> Host Indian Land, which held a 35-13 lead at one point, found itself at regulation&rsquo;s end in a 35-all stalemate with the late-surging Jackets.<br /> Vols cruise in road win over Aynor http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/vols-cruise-road-win-over-aynor <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/aj_aynor_td_08262016_color.jpg" alt="Andrew Jackson High School runner Heath Gandy (5) dashes for the corner as teammate Joseph Poston (62) follows the play in the Volunteers’ 25-8 road win over the Aynor Blue Jackets on Friday night at AHS." title="Andrew Jackson High School runner Heath Gandy (5) dashes for the corner as teammate Joseph Poston (62) follows the play in the Volunteers’ 25-8 road win over the Aynor Blue Jackets on Friday night at AHS." align="left" hspace="6" width="83" height="85" /><p> <strong>AYNOR</strong> &ndash; The Andrew Jackson Volunteers got on track, rolling to a solid 25-8 road win over Aynor High School on Friday night.<br /> AJ, 1-1, was sparked by senior standout Heath Gandy, who led the Vols&rsquo; 17-point win over the AHS Blue Jackets.<br /> The Volunteers, coming off a home loss to Lewisville, rebounded to spoil the AHS Blue Jackets&rsquo; 2016 home opener.<br /> Blythewood edges LHS swimmers http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/blythewood-edges-lhs-swimmers <p> Lancaster opened its 2016 swim season, dropping a close 175-164 loss to Blythewood on Tuesday at the Bengals&rsquo; pool.<br /> LHS, which defeated York on Thursday, will face White Knoll on Thursday.<br /> In the York meet, the Bruins downed the Cougars, 287-37. The LHS boys prevailed, 147-15 and the Lady Bruins won, 140-22.<br /> <strong>LHS vs. Blythewood results:</strong><br /> 200 medley relay &ndash; 1. Lancaster (Mills, Houghtaling, Spencer, Henry); 2. Lancaster (Page, Rogers, Cuella, Cunningham), 3. Lancaster (Wright, J. Caravaca, Reid, Bravo<br /> LHS looks to continue pool success http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/lhs-looks-continue-pool-success <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lhs_swim_lauren_spencer_er_08252016_color.jpg" alt="Lauren Spencer, a key returnee for the LHS girls swim team, competes in the team’s home win over York on Thursday." title="Lauren Spencer, a key returnee for the LHS girls swim team, competes in the team’s home win over York on Thursday." align="left" hspace="6" width="105" height="85" /><p> The Lancaster High School swim team, which has had its share of pool success in the past, looks to continue its wave of wins this fall.<br /> The Bruins, who feature student-athletes from across the Lancaster County school district, are coming off region title seasons in 2015.<br /> The Lancaster girls were 15-0 and the boys went 13-1.<br /> The LHS swimmers have their share of experience coming back off those title teams.<br /> Bruins blitz Warriors http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/bruins-blitz-warriors <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lancil_jm_08192016_color.jpg" alt="Lancaster High School senior running back Ant Foster (3) battles for yardage as LHS teammate Cordarius Tinsley (10) closes on the play, while Indian Land’s Robby Csuhta (34) and John Gregory (11) pursue. LHS downed the IL Warriors, 47-10 on Friday night." title="Lancaster High School senior running back Ant Foster (3) battles for yardage as LHS teammate Cordarius Tinsley (10) closes on the play, while Indian Land’s Robby Csuhta (34) and John Gregory (11) pursue. LHS downed the IL Warriors, 47-10 on Friday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="71" height="85" /><p> <strong>INDIAN LAND</strong> &ndash; Lancaster, striking by land and air, prevailed 47-10 in the Bruins first-ever football meeting with county foe Indian Land.<br /> The Class AAAA Bruins unleashed their vaunted running attack, but were also effective with the pass on the way to the 37-point win over the Class AAA Warriors at IL&rsquo;s Reservation on Friday night.<br /> Lancaster bolted to a 14-0 lead before the Warriors rallied to slice the gap, 21-10.<br /> Jackets swarm Cavs in opener http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/jackets-swarm-cavs-opener <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/isaah_nesbit_er_08192016_color.jpg" alt="Buford High School running back Isaah Nesbit (24) dashes away from a Franklin Christian defender in the Jackets’ 35-6 home win over the Cavaliers on Friday night." title="Buford High School running back Isaah Nesbit (24) dashes away from a Franklin Christian defender in the Jackets’ 35-6 home win over the Cavaliers on Friday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="102" height="85" /><p> <strong>BUFORD</strong> &ndash; Buford launched the 2016 football campaign with a solid 35-6 win over visiting Franklin Christian on Friday night.<br /> &nbsp;The win gave Buford its first opening game win in three seasons and is BHS head coach Tripp Watts first 1-0 start.<br /> Buford, behind the passing of Ryan Moore and the running of Isaah Nesbit, racked up a total of 315 yards of offense on the night.&nbsp; Moore threw for 175 yards and scored two touchdowns.<br /> Lions down Vols in 36-6 win http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/lions-down-vols-36-6-win <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/aj_5_td_08192016_color.jpg" alt="Andrew Jackson High’s Heath Gandy (5) looks for yardage on a running play in the Volunteers’ 36-6 home loss to Lewisville on Friday night." title="Andrew Jackson High’s Heath Gandy (5) looks for yardage on a running play in the Volunteers’ 36-6 home loss to Lewisville on Friday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="71" height="85" /><p> <strong>KERSHAW</strong> &ndash; Host Andrew Jackson opened its 2016 season, dropping a 36-6 home loss to Class A opponent Lewisville High School on Friday night at Volunteer Stadium.<br /> For most of the game, the contest was played under a threat of rain, but the visiting Lions stormed to an early lead and stayed in control for the 30-point win.<br /> &ldquo;We showed up on the battlefield, but we did not win this battle,&rdquo; AJ second-year head coach C.J. Frye said. &ldquo;We need to work on many aspects of our game.&rdquo;<br />