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Today's Sports

  • Rams ignite, down Warriors, 41-21

    CHESTERFIELD – Indian Land versus Chesterfield looked to be a battle of ground versus pass.
    Could the Warriors control the clock with their running game, or would the quick strike passing attack of the Rams prevail?
    The first half was mostly a stalemate, but in a two-and-a-half minute third-quarter stretch, the host Rams scored 17 points.
    That stretch proved to be the turning point in the Rams’ 41-21 win Friday night.
    The Warriors defense held up well for the most part in the first half.

  • Stallions dash by Jackets, 44-13

    BUFORD – The host Buford Yellow Jackets fell to the Lee Central Stallions, 44-13 on Friday night in the Region IV-AA football opener for both teams.
    For the third straight week, the 1-4 Jackets were up against an unbeaten team, and weren’t able to pull off the upset.  
    LC amassed a whooping 648 yards total offense on its way to the region win.  It was the first game that the Yellow Jackets’ opponent outgained them this season.

  • Falcons soar by Bruins, 35-14

    FORT MILL – In a game of plenty of offense, a couple of key defensive stops sparked host Nation Ford to a 35-14 win over Lancaster at the Falcons’ field on Friday night.
    Nation Ford, up 14-7 in the second period, delivered a pair of pivotal stops on downs deep in the Falcons’ territory to take control.
    NFHS, on a fourth and two play at its 26, turned back the Bruins to get the ball back early in the second period.

  • Vols blank Knights, 26-0

    BOONETOWN – Surging Andrew Jackson opened Region IV-AA play in a big way, blanking rival North Central High School, 26-0 at the rival Knights’ field on Friday night.
    The Volunteers, with the shutout, improved to 3-1 with their third straight win.
    The Vols scored four times during the game, with senior Dalton Haven tallying a pair of touchdowns to key AJ’s victory.
    Haven’s first touchdown came on a three-yard run at 5:23 in the second quarter.
    The extra point was blocked, leaving AJ up, 6-0.

  • Springs Memorial team wins...

    The Springs Memorial Hospital team captured top honors in the 25th annual Rotary Club golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.
    The Springs Memorial team posted a 57 for a one-shot win in the captain’s choice tournament at the LGC.
    The foursome of Richard Warrin, Mark Wallace, Ian Stewart and Jonathan Scott carded a 15-under to take the close win in the 18-team field.

  • Warriors duo earns Tri-County...

    FORT MILL – Two Indian Land High School football players reaped top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    IL’s Robbie Cshuta was named the Division II Defensive Player of the week for his effort in the Warriors’ 28-21 home loss to Broome. Cshuta posted 11 tackles, eight solos and a tackle for loss in the seven-point defeat.
    IL’s William Makowski and Jene Thompson of Lewisville shared the Div. II Defensive Lineman of the Week.

  • IL tennis opens region play with...

    The Indian Land Warriors opened region tennis play with a 6-0 win over Chester High on Tuesday at CHS.
    The Lady Warriors netters improved to 1-2, 1-0 in region play.
    IL visited Nation Ford on Thursday.
    The Lady Warriors, on Sept. 7, fell to Northwestern, 4-3.
    On Aug. 25, IL dropped a 5-2 loss to Nation Ford of Fort Mill.
    Singles
    Hailey Hutchins (IL) defeated ShanQuavious Hemphill, 6-0, 6-0.  
    Nia Pressley (IL) defeated Oshayanna Sanders, 6-0, 6-0.
    Brianna Garris (IL) defeated Kayla Reid, 6-1, 6-2

  • BHS’s Griffin goes all out

    BUFORD – When Buford High School defensive coordinator Jimmy Clyburn compiled the latest Jackets’ tackling points, it came as no surprise BHS senior linebacker Tucker Griffin ranks among the team leaders.
    Griffin, a second-year member of the BHS varsity football team, has 85 points on the season, two behind junior standout linebacker Noah Vincent’s 87.
    Griffin, on the season, has 23 first hits, 22 assists, two tackles for loss, a sack and two caused fumbles.

  • South blanks Buford

    The South Mustangs evened their record at 1-1 on the season, taking a 20-0 win over Buford Middle School at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.
    SMS’s Jay Bumpass scored on a 55-yard run and added the two-point conversion to give the Mustangs an 8-0 edge.
    South upped its lead to 14-0 as Keyonte Rivers returned a punt 85 yards. South wrapped up the scoring as Sean Truesdale scored on a three-yard run. The two-point conversion failed.
    South Middle travels to face Lewisville on Thursday for a 5:30 game with the Lions.

  • Richard Plyler ‘touches ’em all’

    Richard Plyler has completed the circuit.
    In his terms, Plyler, 72, calls it a “check off his bucket list.”
    Plyler, an avid baseball fan for the better part of his life, completed a visit to all 30 Major League Baseball cities last Saturday when he attended the Twins-Indians game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. The host Twins, in 12 innings, took a 2-1 win over Cleveland.