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Today's Sports

  • Warriors honor mat stars

    The Indian Land Warriors saluted a host of standout wrestlers at the annual ILHS and middle school wrestling awards April 5.
    The ILHS Warriors finished 18-11 and ranked ninth in the final Class AA-A state wrestling poll.
    Senior Will Van Hoose, who posted a 42-3 record and finished third in the Class A-AA state field at 195, was honored as ILHS varsity’s Most Outstanding Wrestler. He was also selected to the North-South All-Star wrestling Classic as one of the top senior grapplers in the state.

  • Jackets edge Bruins, 8-7

    Buford rallied in dramatic fashion to top Lancaster High School 8-7 in baseball action at Buford Park on Monday, April 11.

    The Jackets, 11-8 overall, 8-2 in Region IV-AA play, snapped a 7-all tie in the bottom of the seventh with a single run to top the visiting Bruins.

    Dylan Sistare opened the Yellow Jackets’ seventh inning with a triple to left center field.

  • AJ edges Cheraw in soccer win

    Andrew Jackson evened its high school boys soccer record at 5-5, including a 1-3 Region IV-AA mark, with the Volunteers’ first region win this season at the AJ stadium on Friday night, April 8.

    AJ, which fell to Cheraw, 3-2 earlier this season, rebounded to top the CHS Braves, 2-1 in penalty kicks.

    Cheraw broke on top with a penalty kick to gain a 1-0 lead in the match.

  • Lancers sweep Junior Crusaders

    The University of South Carolina Lancers took two from the visiting Belmont Abbey junior varsity baseball team Thursday at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The Lancers, with the home sweep, improved to 26-15, including an 8-8 record in NJCAA Region X play.

    USCL capped the twin bill with an 11-2 win over the Junior Crusaders on Thursday night.

  • Vols down Knights

    Andrew Jackson ignited for four first inning runs and stayed on top to take a 5-3 Region IV-AA baseball road win over North Central High School in Boonetown on Thursday night.

    John Cauthen sparked the Volunteers, posting a four-hitter in six innings of mound work. He gave up three earned runs and struck out five NC batters.

    Heath Gandy notched the save with a scoreless inning of work in the seventh to cap the two-run league win.

  • Lady Bruins edge IL girls

    Lancaster captured a tight non-region softball win over county foe Indian Land High School on Thursday night at the Lady Warriors’ field.

    The game, tied at 1-all at seven innings, went to extra innings.

    LHS, in the top of the ninth, went to the international tiebreaker with Summer Clinton on second base.

    Ariana Ealy then delivered with a two-run home run to give Lancaster a 3-1 edge.

  • LHS girls soccer going strong

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins advanced to the Class AAA Upper State soccer playoffs last spring, but their stay in postseason play was short.

    The LHS girls, who went 6-16, including a 4-4 region mark, are hoping for a deeper postseason run this time around.

    Lancaster was a first-round casualty, falling to Blue Ridge, 4-2 last May, but the Lady Bruins booters’ hopes are higher this time around.

  • Barrett to lead Red Devils...

    GREAT FALLS – It isn’t an introduction as much as it is a homecoming.

    Great Falls High School announced Wednesday morning that Northwestern High School assistant coach John Barrett is the Red Devils’ new head football coach.

    Barrett, 59, will be new to Great Falls, but not to the county. Barrett was an assistant at Chester High School for nine years.

  • LHS tops Stallion field

    The Lancaster High School golf team shot a 322 to capture the Stallion Invitational prep golf tournament hosted by South Pointe High School at the Waterford Golf Club in Rock Hill on Thursday.

    Lancaster High, led by tournament medalist Brady Hinkle, topped the nine-team field by five shots over Class AAAA foe Clover High School.

    Hinkle, a LHS ace sophomore, shot a 74 to earn medalist honors by four shots.

  • Vols golfers net revenge in sweep

    Andrew Jackson posted a links sweep of rivals Lancaster and Buford at the Kershaw Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon.
    The Volunteers, who dropped their lone loss to LHS last week, rebounded to shoot a 145 to top the Bruins, who shot a 155, and Buford High with a 162.
    Logan Sowell, the AJ senior golf ace, shot a three-under 33 to earn medalist honors for the Vols.
    Chandler Norville and Caleb Brown, headed to Spartanburg Methodist to play golf, each carded a 37. Mason Sowell shot a 38.