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Today's Sports

  • Ussery’s clutch bucket lifts...

    David Kellin

     

    For The Lancaster News

    BISHOPVILLE – Danielle Ussery’s clutch layup with eight seconds left gave the determined Andrew Jackson High Lady Volunteers a thrilling 47-45 win over Lee Central in Bishopville on Tuesday night.

    The fourth-ranked Lady Vols’ two-point win gave AJ a Region IV-AA road split. The win put AJ in position to take the region title with a home win over rival Buford High School tonight.

  • Liberty edges AJ for Upstate mat...

    Liberty High School senior grappler Jacob Rogers delivered a clutch pin to propel the Red Devils to a tough 40-35 win over Andrew Jackson for the Class A-AA Upper State wrestling championship on Wednesday night in Liberty.

    AJ, bidding for its first berth to the Class A-AA state championship round, held a 35-34 lead going to the final match, and Rogers came through with the pivotal fall at the 126-pound weight class to lift the Red Devils to the five-point win and a bid to the state title round Saturday at Airport High School in Columbia.

  • West Oak halts IL’s state...

    West Oak will defend its Class AAA state wrestling championship Saturday afternoon.

    The unbeaten WOHS Warriors, 26-0, won a battle of Warriors teams in defeating Region IV-AAA champion Indian Land, 49-15 for the Class AAA Upper State championship on Wednesday night at West Oak High School.

    The ILHS Warriors, who finished a school-record 27-4, saw their state title run end with the loss.

    West Oak, in the Class AAA state finals for the third time in four years, forged an early lead and stayed in control for the 34-point win.

  • McKittrick to play for Crusaders

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School football coach Todd Shigley said Volunteers star Dalton McKittrick’s work in the off-season led to his share of honors for the 2017 season.

    McKittrick said he plans to use that similar work ethic as he heads to the next level at North Greenville University in Tigerville.

    McKittrick, a two-way trenches ace and Volunteers’ team captain, signed with the NGU Crusaders in the AJ High media center on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Bruins rally, net split at RNE

    The Lancaster Bruins, who trailed most of the game, came on strong in the final period to take a 53-46 comeback win over host Richland Northeast on Tuesday night.

    The Bruins’ seven-point victory gave LHS a split in the Region III-AAAA doubleheader at RNE.

    The Lady Cavaliers opened the night, taking a 63-30 win over the Lady Bruins.

    The Bruins deftly dodged the Cavs’ hoops sweep with a strong finish in the nightcap.

  • Lady Jackets blitz Eagles for...

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    PAGELAND – The Buford Lady Jackets used a blazing start for a 70-18 win to give BHS a Region IV-AA basketball split at Central of Pageland on Tuesday night.

    The Jackets, in the boys game, dropped a 70-57 loss to the Eagles.

    In the opener, the Lady Jackets were in command all the way for their 52-point win.

    BHS sophomore forward Paige Davis sparked the win, hitting 27 points, 17 in the second half. She was 3-5 at the foul line.

  • Camden spoils ILHS hoops senior...

    INDIAN LAND – Camden High School played the spoiler on Indian Land High School basketball senior night Tuesday.

    The visiting CHS Bulldogs took two from the Warriors in Region IV-AAA hoops play.

    The Lady Warriors had a strong finish, but it wasn’t enough in a 51-33 loss.

    The boys game was tight, but the Bulldogs notched the 60-53 victory.

    The Warriors, 9-13, 3-4, rallied from a 12-10 first-period deficit to take a 20-18 lead, but the Bulldogs roared back with three straight treys to forge a 27-20 edge.

  • ILHS to battle West Oak

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors are Upstate-title round bound.

    The Warriors, 27-3, earned a first-ever bid to the Class AAA Upper State wrestling championship round with a tough 41-24 home win over Crescent High School of Iva on Monday night.

    The Warriors led the entire match, but Crescent kept it close.

  • AJ to tangle with Liberty

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers wrestling team is continuing its school-record run.

    The Region IV-AA champion Volunteers are headed to the Class A-AA Upper State championship match after posting two wins Saturday afternoon in the opening three rounds of the tournament at AJ.

    The Vols received a first-round bye before facing Ninety Six and Cheraw, the defending Class A-AA state champion.

  • Vols capture two wins over Rams

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    CHESTERFIELD – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers swept the Chesterfield Rams in their Region IV-AA road basketball twin bill on Friday night.

    The AJ boys broke their losing streak with a 68-63 win, and the Lady Vols continued their march to the Class AA Upper State playoffs with a 70-37 win over the Lady Rams.

    The Lady Vols dominated scoring in all four quarters of their game. AJ, with a 14-point lead at the end of the first quarter, held a 22-8 lead.