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  • Warriors rally for split against...

    MONROE – The Indian Land Warriors bounced back from a lopsided road loss in their last outing at Chester High School to post a 74-68 comeback win over Parkwood of Union County, N.C., on Wednesday night.

    The Warriors’ six-point win gave ILHS a split with the Rebels.

    The PHS girls opened the twin bill with a 65-10 win over the Lady Warriors, winless on the season at 0-11.

  • SECA Crate Late Models drawing...

    The upcoming racing season at Lancaster Motor Speedway has its share of changes at the half-mile dirt track.

    The SECA Crate Late Model division is the headlining division more on the 2018 racing season than in seasons past.

    This season the SECA Crate Late Model Divison will be on the schedule for about 17 races with more to come.

    The SECA Crate Late Model Division is popular with the fans as most in the racing community call this Late Model country because the Late Model Division is popular here and in this region.

  • Junior Jackets top NCHS

    The Buford High School junior varsity basketball team posted a 33-20 road win over North Central on Tuesday.

    In the first period, both teams had a tough time in making a basket, with BHS up 6-2 going to the second period.

    During the second quarter, the Vespe brothers – Tanner and Tyler – played locked-down defense on the NCHS guards. Tyler Vespe’s key steals led to four fast-break points for Tanner Vespe,

    Buford pulled away in the second quarter for a 19-6 halftime lead.

  • Buford’s Snuffer signs with CIU

    BUFORD – Buford High School girls cross country and track star Christine Snuffer is moving on, heading to the next level at Columbia International University.

    Snuffer, a standout in her sports and academics, made her choice official Friday afternoon, signing with the Rams in the BHS media center.

  • Daley leads ILHS to fourth-place...

    Indian Land, ranked second in Class AAA, continued its stellar wrestling season with a fourth-place finish in the prestigious Bearcat Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Rock Hill High School.

    The Warriors, the highest finishing Class AAA team in the 32-team field, were led by Kyle Daley, 27-4, who won the 152-pound class with a pin. Daley was 4-0 on the day.

    Austin Ross, 28-3, was the runner-up at 113, going 3-1. Xavier Dreese, in the 138-pound weight class, was the runner-up. Dreese, 3-1 on the day, is 25-6 on the season.

  • Yellow Jackets take two from Rams

    BUFORD – It was a swarm sweep for the host Buford Yellow Jackets on Saturday night.

    The Jackets, in their first home hoops game of 2018, stung the Chesterfield Rams for a pair of Region IV-AA wins.

    The game was originally set for Friday, but moved to Saturday because Chesterfield was out of school Friday due to a late week winter storm.

    The Buford Lady Jackets launched the sweep, taking a 55-40 win over the Lady Rams.

    The nightcap was closer, with the Jackets taking a 60-54 win over CHS.

  • Lady Bruins rally for win at...

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins started slow, but picked up the pace to take a 40-37  comeback win for a split in their Region III-AAAA opener at York on Friday night.

    The Bruins, in the nightcap, dropped a 76-55 loss to the Cougars.

    Matters didn’t look good for the LHS girls, down 24-14 at the half.

    The 7-2 Lady Bruins, who have won seven straight, began to rally in the third period, with an 11-5 surge to slice the gap, 29-25.

  • Indian Land Warriors drop two at...

    Indian Land High School’s Region IV-AAA opener was a bummer.

    The Warriors, launching region play at Chester, dropped both games Friday night.

    The Lady Cyclones snapped a long losing skid, taking a 52-35 win over the Lady Warriors to open the twin bill.

    In the nightcap, Chester routed the Warriors in a 109-69 win.

    Indian Land’s girls, 0-10, fell behind early, but stayed within range before the Lady Cycs took the 17-point win.

    Chester, 1-13, was up 13-10 after one period and took a 28-20 lead at the half.

  • Vincent earns FCA honor

    CHARLOTTE – Buford High School senior linebacker Noah Vincent racked up his share of tackles during the Jackets’ 2017 football season, and now he’s raking in the postseason awards.

    Vincent, a two-way starter for the Jackets, earned a prestigious regional award last week in Charlotte.

    Vincent was named the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Competitor of the Year for the Charlotte, N.C., metro region, some 15 schools.

  • Sports Talk: Harding High had...

    One of the top regional stories during the past high school football season was the rise of the Harding University High School (Charlotte, N.C.) Rams’ football team.

    In case you didn’t know, the Rams won the N.C. Class AAAA state championship last month, taking a 30-22 win over Scotland County, N.C., at Wake Forest University’s BBT Field in Winston-Salem, N.C.

    If Harding High rings a bell among county football fans, it’s not a stunner.