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Today's Sports

  • Griffins roll to win over...

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – It was senior night for the Indian Land Warriors, and they faced a very tough opponent in the region-leading Fairfield Central Griffins.

    The third-ranked Griffins, 7-2, 3-0, proved how tough they can be, rushing for 388 yards and didn’t punt until the start of the fourth quarter in their 39-8 win Friday night.

  • Lady Vols face War Eagles

    Staff Reports

    AJ faces Gray Collegiate

    AJ continues its postseason hopes in Class AA Upper State volleyball tournament as the Lady Vols venture to Gray Collegiate of Columbia on Monday.

    AJ, the Region IV-AA runner-up to North Central, opened the playoffs with a 3-2 win over Liberty at home on Wednesday.

    The Gray Collegiate War Eagles, 26-9-1, advanced with a 3-1 home win over Christ Church of Greenville.

  • Seniors win Buford High School...

    Ernie Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    The seniors captured the win to highlight the annual Buford High School powder puff football game Oct. 19 at Jackets Stadium.

    The game is an annual feature of Buford High homecoming week and the BHS seniors won in comeback fashion, 20-14.

    Sydney Sullivan, who was crowned the 2016 BHS homecoming queen at the Jackets’ football game on Oct. 21, sparked the seniors’ win.

  • AJ's Cox Class AAA-AA-A...

    Andrew Jackson High School senior golfer Emily Cox won the combined Class A-AA-AAA girls individual state golf championship at the Carolina Springs Golf Club in Fountain Inn on Tuesday.
    Cox, a Class AA all-state golfer as a junior, defeated Peyton Gillespie from Christ Church School of Greenville with an eagle on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.

  • Vols corral Stallions, 35-12

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    BISHOPVILLE – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers kept their winning streak going as they defeated the then-undefeated Lee Central High School Stallions at Bishopville on Friday night.

    AJ senior Dalton Haven was the standout player accumulating 209 yards of offense on 29 carries.

  • Big plays boost York over LHS

    A pivotal bang-bang sequence just before the half shot a big hole in Lancaster’s hopes for a happy homecoming Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

    Lancaster, on the way to a 35-24 loss to the surging York Cougars, trailed all night, but just before half, in lightning-bolt fashion, the Bruins ignited for 10 points to seemingly get back in the game.

    Lancaster, down 21-7 at one point, was able to pull close as Jacob Cato drilled a 29-yard field goal with 35.6 seconds to play in the half.

  • Eagles hold on, edge Jackets

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – A strong second-half effort by the Buford Yellow Jackets wasn’t enough to secure a homecoming victory as the visiting Central Eagles held on for a 27-25 Region IV-AA football win Friday night at BHS.

    The Eagles, which held a commanding 21-6 halftime lead, saw their premature victory slowly slip away in the second half. 

  • Bulldogs bite Warriors in 55-23...

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    CAMDEN – Indian Land traveled to Camden for an important region game for both teams Friday night.

    The story ended up being the same for Indian Land as it has been in all their losses: missed tackles and untimely turnovers. That and the Bulldogs speed enabled Camden to break open a 27-17 game in the third quarter for 55-23 win at Camden’s Zemp Stadium.

  • Knights sweep AJ for volleyball...

    BUFORD – North Central notched the sweep for the Region IV-AA volleyball crown, but it wasn’t easy.

    The Lady Knights, the region runner-up last season, posted three straight close wins over Andrew Jackson to take the title and the top seed in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs from the region.

  • Vols charge, top Rams

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers found the winning edge again in their final regular-season home game of the 2016 football season, taking a 21-14 comeback win over Chesterfield High School on Friday night.