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Today's Sports

  • Lady Vols earn Upstate title bid

    KERSHAW – The fourth-ranked Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers, sparked by senior center Alexxus Sowell, came on strong in the clutch to top a scrappy Landrum team, 55-42 in the Class AA Upper State girls basketball semifinals Monday night at AJ.

  • AJ girls wing War Eagles, advance

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Lady Vols advanced to the third round of the Class AA girls Upper basketball playoffs, defeating Gray Collegiate Academy, 63-41 at AJ on Friday.

    The Lady Vols came out strong and built a 10-point lead early in the first quarter. AJ led 17-8 after one period.

  • County trio wins Upstate titles

    Three Lancaster County wrestlers captured Class AA Upper State titles over the weekend.

    Andrew Jackson High School’s Hunter and Dalton Haven each won Upstate crowns as did Buford High School senior 220-pounder Dakota Barton.

    Hunter Haven won at 138 and Dalton Haven prevailed at 195.

  • War Eagles soar by Vols

    COLUMBIA – The high-flying Gray Collegiate Academy War Eagles continue to soar in the Class AA Upper State boys basketball playoffs.

    Gray Collegiate, 16-7, ignited in the first period on a pivotal 17-0 surge and cruised to a 93-41 win over Andrew Jackson High School at the John Hurst Adams gym at Allen University in Columbia on Saturday night.

  • Lancers win 2 of 3 games in...

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers won two of three games in the Florence-Darlington Tech Invitational over the weekend.  The Lancers, 13-2, capped play Sunday with a split.  USCL fell to Potomac State, 7-6, but rebounded to top Cecil College of Maryland, 9-4.

    The Lancers ignited for six runs in the fifth inning to fuel their second win over Cecil.

    USCL beat Cecil College, 6-1 on Saturday.

  • Jackets honor top basketball...

    The Buford Yellow Jackets honored their top players at the annual BHS boys awards night Feb. 14.

    The Jackets, who went 3-16, 2-10, saluted guard Tanner Wallace as the team’s Best Offensive Player for the 2016-17 season.

    Wallace, a junior, averaged 10.2 points a game in earning All-Region IV-AA honors.

    Freshman Joe Barrino was selected as the team’s Best Defensive Player.

  • County trio nets all-state honors

    A trio of Lancaster County high school basketball standouts has been selected for all-state honors.

    The talented threesome includes a pair of Andrew Jackson High School hoops aces – Lady Volunteers’ center Alexxus Sowell and Vols’ junior star Dontarius James.

    Indian Land High School’s Nia Pressley, a senior standout, has been selected for the Class AAA girls all-state basketball team.

  • Steen named head coach at Great...

    By Travis Jenkins

    Landmark News Service

    GREAT FALLS – Great Falls High School didn’t have to look very long for a new football coach, because they didn’t have to look very far.

  • Woodcarving dedicated to former...

    Michael Blaine, a world known chainsaw wood carver, will leave his mark on the Lancaster High School softball field this season.

    Blaine will carve a 7-foot-tall Bruin Bear at the field from Feb. 28 to March 1.

    The final product will be unveiled March 8.

    The wooded Bruin Bear will be a permanent fixture at the LHS field for seasons to come.

  • Emerald ends Lady Warriors’...

    Emerald High School ended Indian Land High’s Class AAA girls postseason basketball hopes with a 53-31 win over the Lady Warriors on Thursday night in Greenwood.

    Emerald started strong, taking an 18-9 lead after one period and stayed on top to lead 29-16 at the half.

    Emerald held a 38-17 edge after three quarters on the way to the 22-point win.

    The Lady Vikings, 19-1, advance to face Seneca High School in the Class AAA Upper State semifinals on Monday.