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Today's Sports

  • Rucker, South notch county hoops...

    The Rucker Rams used a furious second-half rally to notch a 61-57 win over Buford to cap a county middle school sweep on Monday.

    In the nightcap, Rucker, down by 14 in the third period, battled back to tie the game at 52-all in the final period before pulling out the win.

    Deuce Dunlap netted 27 to pace the Rams. Ja’ Quan Winfield followed with 14. E.J. Patterson hit nine. Dre Linton and Jordan Caroway had four each. Q Johnson finished with two and Payton Brumfield hit one.

  • Warriors rally in sweep of...

    BUFORD Key adjustments helped Indian Land capture a Conference III-A basketball sweep of Buford at the BHS gym on Saturday night.

    In the opener, the IL girls were locked in a battle with the upset-minded Lady Jackets, but put together a solid second half in taking a 56-19 win.

    In the nightcap, the Warriors prevailed in a tight battle to take a 47-40 win for the sweep.

    The IL boys had to change up their strategy in taking the seven-point win.

    The Warriors, normally an up-tempo team, scaled back to a slower tempo.

  • South, Rucker register hardwood...

    The South Mustangs swept a pair of home basketball games with North Central on Thursday in the SMS gym.

    The unbeaten Lady Mustangs, 8-0, rolled to a 51-27 win as Phoebee Johnson led the way with 16 points. Aliyah Davis netted 11. Shareese Ross scored eight and Kenyatta Robertson added six. Kaliyah Jackson hit five. Kaela Robinson tallied three and Yasmine Robinson added two for the SMS girls who led 22-8 at the half.

  • Warriors top Bruins to boost mat...

    Indian Land completed county high school regular season wrestling bragging rights for the 2009-10 season in a tri-match Friday night.

    The Warriors opened the three-way meet with a 48-26 win over Lancaster.

    During the season, IL has defeated county and Conference III-A rival Buford in a pair of matches which ended tied in regulation only to see the Warriors prevail on the tie-breaker.

    IL is 3-0 against its county mat foes.

    There wasn’t much suspense Friday when the Warriors topped LHS in a 22-point win.

  • Bruins cage Bengals in OT

    The eighth-rated Lancaster Bruins have a firm handle on overtime, and now the Region IV-AAAA boys lead.

    LHS, with its fourth OT win this season in as many tries, took sole possession of the region lead with an exciting 76-74 win over Blythewood High in the packed Bruins’ Den on Friday night.

    Lancaster, 15-3 with its eighth straight win, protected what proved to be its two-point victory margin after senior guard Tracy Ingram hit a free throw with 21 seconds to play in the extra session for a 76-74 lead.

  • Jackets, Vols fall in region...

    Buford rallied to force overtime, but fell short in a Conference III-A game at McBee on Tuesday night.

    BHS, boosted by Wayne Blakeney, rallied to force OT, but the host Panthers prevailed in a 63-60 win.

    MHS’s three-point win gave the Panthers a sweep after the McBee girls rallied for a 38-34 win.

    In the boys’ game, McBee held a 32-23 lead going into the final period, but the Jackets ignited behind Blakeney, who tallied 12 points.

  • IL highlights quad meet in win...

    Indian Land moved its wrestling record to 15-8 with a 2-1 effort in a Conference III-A quad meet at Chesterfield High School on Thursday.

    The second-rated Warriors highlighted the meet with a second straight one-point win over No. 4 Buford this season.

    The match was tied at the end of regulation, but IL won on a tiebreaker, 37-36. The Warriors edged the Jackets in an early match this season, prevailing on a tiebreaker.

    Indian Land also rolled to a 54-18 win over North Central, but fell to host Chesterfield, 50-24.

  • The Citadel to honor Truesdale

    Heath Springs native Regan Truesdale, a two-time Southern Conference Player of the Year and The Citadel’s all-time leading scorer, will have his jersey honored during halftime of the Bulldogs’ home game with Furman on Saturday.

    Truesdale, a 1981 Andrew Jackson High School graduate, was a three-sport star for the Volunteers during his high school career at AJ.

  • Warriors scalp Rams in league...

    The Indian Land Warriors kept pace in Conference III-A with their fourth win in five games after taking a 64-56 comeback win over Chesterfield.

    The Warriors’ eight-point win gave IL a split after the Lady Rams rolled to a 55-45 win.

    The Warriors, 4-1 in region play, used a balanced attack – four players in double figures in the win.

    Chesterfield led 29-26 at the break, but IL rallied to tie the game at 46 all with a period to play.

  • KERSHAW On a night when Andrew Jackson honored its hoops heritage, the Volunteers capped the evening with a stirring win.

    AJ boys coach Dale Reeves called his team’s 57-55 comeback win the team’s “best game of the season.”

    “We want to make the playoffs and what you do in region play determines that,” Reeves said. “We knew we had to go out and win here tonight.

    “We were coming off a tough loss at Central, but we maintained our intensity and focus,” Reeves said.