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Today's Sports

  • BHS Jackets honor fall sports...

    BUFORD –  Fall stars of the Buford High School maroon and gold took a final bow Tuesday night in the school’s cafeteria during the annual BHS fall sports awards.
    Buford High athletes in football, volleyball, cross country and cheer were saluted for their stellar effort during the Jackets’ fall sports season.
    The BHS football team, which finished 3-8 and earned a second straight Class AA playoff bid, honored a host of players.

  • Vols, Warriors split pair

    KERSHAW – The host Andrew Jackson basketball teams split on the hardwood in a non-conference match with county rival Indian Land on Wednesday night.
    The eighth-ranked Lady Vols, 5-2, dropped a close 56-53 loss to the IL girls, and the No. 2 AJ boys posted a 60-46 win over the Warriors.
    Both games were fast-paced and action-packed contests.
    Danielle Ussery sparked the Lady Vols, scoring 24 points on 2 two-point goals, 6 three-point goals and 2-2 on free throws.

  • Rec small fry football all-stars...

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation small fry all-star football team, ages 9-10, fell short in its quest for the state championship at River Bluff High School in Lexington on Saturday.
    North Charleston, the Lower State champion, built a 14-0 halftime lead on the way to a 14-6 win over the Lancaster County stars.
    The Lancaster County stars, the Upstate champions, battled to the end, but dropped the tough eight-point loss.
    North Charleston, up 14-0 at the break, allowed its only postseason points in the second half when Lancaster struck.

  • IL’s Mayer goes to the Shrine...

    SPARTANBURG – The overcast, dank day matched the post-game mood on the South Carolina sideline after North Carolina rallied for a 17-10 win in the 80th Shrine Bowl all-star football game Saturday at Gibbs Stadium on the Wofford College campus in Spartanburg.
    Outgoing Indian Land High School football coach Mike Mayer, who has resigned at the ILHS head coach and athletics director, said the loss didn’t tarnish a terrific week, just the raw day.

  • Rucker rolls in sweep of South

    The A.R. Rucker Rams rolled to a pair of basketball wins over Lancaster area middle school rival South at the Lancaster High School gym on Monday night.
    The Rucker Lady Rams ripped the SMS Lady Mustangs in a 34-13 win and the unbeaten Rams downed the Mustangs in a 65-29 victory.
    The Lady Rams, 5-1, rebounded from their first loss, taking the 21-point win over the South girls.
    Rucker led 10-4 after one period, but took control in the second quarter when the Lady Rams outscored the Lady Mustangs, 18-4 to take a 28-8 halftime lead.

  • Warriors fifth in Fort Mill...

    The Indian Land Warriors placed fifth in the 10-team Mill Town Duals at Fort Mill High School on Saturday.
    The Warriors, after falling to Class AAAAA schools Lexington and Dorman high schools, rebounded to defeat Broome and Ridge View.
    ILHS fell to Lexington, 48-30 and Dorman, 46-23.
    Dorman is the defending Class AAAA champion. The Cavaliers are ranked second in the Class AAAAA state poll. Lexington is rated sixth in Class AAAAA.

  • Cavs net overtime win in sweep...

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – Cuthbertson swept host Buford in basketball Monday night, but the Cavaliers had to work extra to top the Jackets, 56-54 in overtime to complete the hardwood broom job.
    The Cavs, locked in a 51-all draw at the end of regulation, outscored the Jackets, 5-3 in the OT to take the tight win.
    Chris Grovanz, who led CHS with 20 points, scored 16 in the second half, with four coming in overtime.

  • Vols clip Eagles in home sweep

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • ILHS promotes Blades to head...

    INDIAN LAND – Horatio Blades, a former NFL linebacker who has been the Indian Land High School defensive coordinator for three years, is the Warriors’ new head football coach.
    “Coach Blades is a young man of very high character,” said ILHS Principal David Shamble. “His leadership and character are outstanding.

    “He is going to step in and do some things different,” Shamble said. “He has a true understanding of Indian Land. Coach Blades understands our students and football players. He is a worker.”

  • Smith’s Rivers reaps CIAA rookie...

    Staff Reports

    Johnson C. Smith University women's basketball freshman player Malia Rivers, the former Lancaster High Lady Bruins hoops star, has been named the CIAA Rookie of the Week after scoring 12 points in the Golden Bulls 84-73 win at Paine College on Dec. 10.