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Today's Sports

  • Lady Vols capture silver bracket

    The Andrew Jackson High School volleyball team captured the silver bracket at the North Central High School volleyball tournament on Saturday.

    The Lady Vols won three straight matches to claim the crown.

    The Volunteers struggled in the tourney’s opening pool matches, but came to life in the silver bracket, winning matches over Class AAA Crestwood High of Sumter and region foe Indian Land before defeating A.C. Flora High of Columbia for the championship.

    Defensively, Dayne Ware (3) and Ashley Williams (13) combined for 43 defensive saves.

  • Jackets swarm Knights

    Buford blasted visiting North Central 53-13 to make BHS homecoming 2010 a blast in front of a packed house at Jackets Stadium on Friday night.

    Buford, 2-2, jumped to a 20-0 lead midway the second quarter and seemed ready to cruise into halftime, but the Knights answered with two scores in just under four minutes to close the gap to seven, 20-13, with 2:32 left in the half.

    Buford answered NC’s charge with a score at the end of the first half to lead 26-13 and cruised to the 40-point win.

  • Islanders hold off Vols to notch...

    KERSHAW  St. John’s of Charleston withstood a last-minute Andrew Jackson rally to capture a hard-fought 21-19 win at Volunteer Stadium on Friday.

    The narrow loss dropped the Volunteers to 2-2, while the Islanders improved to 2-2.

    Trailing 21-19, AJHS started on its own 33-yard line with 2:00 left in the game. AJHS senior quarterback Darrian Henderson found Quadarius Fair on 37-yard pass play to the Islanders’ 31.

  • Neff's White House visit...

    The open weekend of the University of South Carolina’s fall baseball practice featured a little different twist than what most teams experience this time of year.

    It was a road trip, but not your ordinary bus ride.

    This event wasn’t a game, but in the words of Steven Neff, a pitcher on the Gamecocks’ 2010 national championship team, it was “an experience.”

    A week ago on Sunday afternoon, Neff and his USC diamond teammates boarded a bus for Washington, D.C.

  • Bruins fall short in 28-21 loss...

    Spring Valley’s narrow win was decided by inches.

    The 2-3 Vikings, who forged a 28-0 lead early in the second half, held on for a 28-21 win despite a furious comeback by the host Bruins at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

    LHS, 2-2, was bidding to possibly tie the game with a late scoring drive as the Bruins were on the move after starting the march at their 37.

  • Buford jayvees roll to win

    The unbeaten Buford junior varsity football team posted its second straight shutout, blanking North Central, 31-0.

    Tripp Wright scored three touchdowns and was 1-3 on extra points. Josh Mullens added a six-yard score and Nate Saxon scored a touchdown.

    Parker Melton and  Wright each had a pick.

     BMS rolls

    The Buford Middle School Jackets rolled to a 32-6 win over North Central on Thursday night.

  • Warriors' late charge...

    Indian Land’s defense delivered in the clutch to lift the unbeaten Warriors to a 34-21 comeback win over host McBee on Friday night.

    The clinching score came on a key defensive play to the end the game.

    The Warriors, who trailed 21-14 at the half, also used a critical defensive stand to set the stage for the go-ahead touchdown.

    After Indian Land took the lead 28-21 on Breyon Williams 14-yard scoring run with 17 seconds to play and Chad Thomas’ conversion, the Warriors’ defense stepped up to seal the win.

  • Gordon hits books, foes

    Indian Land High School senior lineman A.J. Gordon is an example of brains and brawn.

    Gordon hits the books and opposing players with equal zeal.

    Gordon, in class, has a 4.54 grade point average (GPA) and is ranked 11th in the Indian Land High Class of 2011.

    “A.J. is a perfect combination,” Indian Land High head coach Mike Mayer said. “He’s good in the line on both sides of the ball and good in his grades.”

    Gordon follows a simple formula to produce extraordinary academic work.

  • BHS seniors post powder puff...

    The seniors kept alive their victory streak with a 16-14 comeback win over the juniors in the third annual Buford High School powder puff football game on Tuesday night at BHS’s Jacket Stadium.

    The two-point win was the seniors’ third straight victory.

    The seniors, down 14-8, pulled out the win with a late touchdown and conversion. Jessica Faulkenberry scored on a yard run to tie the game at 14-all with under two minutes to play.

  • LHS swimmers stay unbeaten with...

    The Lancaster High swim team improved to 4-0 on the season, topping Region III-AAAA foe Gaffney, 227-111. Following are the LHS results.

    Medley relay (girls) – 1. J. Aeschbacher, E. Higgins, Hannah Jacobs, Elizabeth Catoe; 3. Sarah DeVenny, Veronica Rosengrant, Kayla Lane, Pagen Glenn; 5. Emma DeVenny, Tiffany Cutrone, Amanda Mobley, Katie Dixon

    Medley relay (boys) – 1. Adam Augeson, Chris James, Jonah Faile, Jory Pettit; 3. Dylan King, Brandon Gossman, Nathan Spencer, Tyrek McCullough; 4. Bryce Blanton, Bryce Poston, Johnathan Catoe, Adam Whetstone