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Today's Sports

  • Buford Middle building on 11-0...

    For a team in a rebuilding season, the Buford Middle School wrestling team did quite well this winter.

    The Buford Middle School team fashioned an 11-0 mark in what coach Kris Self dubbed “a rebuilding season.”

    “We only had five wrestlers  coming back this season, so we knew we would be rebuilding, but our wrestlers came to practice and worked hard,” Self said. “That was the key for us.

  • Buford High wrestlers go 1-1 in...

    Staff Reports

    The Buford High School wrestling team split a pair of non-region matches with Darlington and Cheraw on Wednesday night in the Cheraw High School gym.

    The Jackets, the No. 5 team in the latest Class A state wrestling poll, downed Darlington 60-22, but dropped a 51-21 loss to Class AA power Cheraw.

    A week prior in a three-way match with Class A opponent North Central and Cheraw, Buford defeated the CHS Braves 51-27. Cheraw, in the latest Class AA state poll, is ranked second behind Loris High School.

  • Miller sparks AJ in win over...

    The surging Andrew Jackson Volunteers kept pace in the Conference IV-AA boys basketball race with a landmark 48-42 win over Lee Central in the Stallions’ gym on Friday night.

    The LC gym had been a house of hoops horror for the Volunteers in seasons past, but AJ was able to post its first win on the Stallions’ floor thanks to a solid team effort.

    “This is a great win for us,” AJ coach Dale Reeves said.

    The Vols, 10-4, 3-1, took a 13-8 lead after a period of play and held a 22-15 edge at the half. AJ was up 31-26 after three periods.

  • Indian Land will appeal League...

    Indian Land High School will appeal the South Carolina High School League’s one-year probation for its involvement in an incident with McBee High School in a Conference III-A basketball game Jan. 6.

    Warriors’ athletic director Mike Mayer said Indian Land will make its appeal at a meeting of the League’s 18-member executive committee Jan. 29 at the SCHSL’s office in Columbia.

    The S.C. High School League is the governing body of interscholastic competition in the Palmetto State.

  • Bruins honor fall stars

    Fall’s finest in Lancaster High School sports took center stage in the school’s auditorium Wednesday night.

    The Bruins honored top performers in fall sports at the annual awards night sponsored by the Bruins Booster Club.

    Top football honors were shared by senior stars Dawan Thompson and William Kirkland who led the Bruins to a 10-4 mark and a No. 9 ranking in the final Class AAAA state football poll.

  • Bruins corral Stallions

    The surging Lancaster Bruins opened Region IV-AAAA basketball play in a big way as LHS topped South Pointe 70-64 for a split of the league twin bill on Monday night.

    The game was played Monday as not to conflict with the Lancaster County School District exam schedule which began Tuesday.

    The Bruins’ six-point win saw LHS rally from a 36-30 halftime deficit.

    Lancaster outscored the Stallions 22-12 in the pivotal third period as the Bruins took the lead and stayed in control for the win.

  • Lancaster High School senior defensive aces Stephno Drakeford (43) and Dawan Thompson (32) were key performers in the Bruins’ defensive unit this fall.

  • Bruins split in home tri-match

    Lancaster High School split a pair of matches on Monday night.

    The Bruins downed Class AAA Fairfield Central 59-18 and LHS fell to Region IV-AAAA foe Rock Hill. The Bearcats are ranked No. 1 in the latest Class AAAA state poll.

    The match with Rock Hill was originally set for last Tuesday, but was postponed due to the winter storm on that day.

    Senior Dawan Thompson and Donald Heath were the only double winners in the tri-match. Thompson prevailed on a pin and a forfeit. Heath posted a pin and a decision.

  • Falcons sweep Bruins

    Nation Ford made the most of its visit to the Lancaster High School gym on Tuesday night.

    The visiting Falcons swept a non-region hoops twin bill from the Bruins.

    The Lady Bruins dropped a 55-48 loss to the Lady Falcons.

    In the nightcap, Nation Ford was able to gain the early lead and stayed ahead for the 71-65 win.

    The Falcons were able to hold a narrow lead, but protected it to the finish for the six-point victory.

  • Bruins corral Stallions

    The surging Lancaster Bruins opened Region IV-AAAA basketball play in a big way as LHS topped South Pointe 70-64 for a split of the league twin bill on Monday night.

    The game was played Monday as not to conflict with the Lancaster County School District exam schedule which began Tuesday.

    The Bruins’ six-point win saw LHS rally from a 36-30 halftime deficit.

    Lancaster outscored the Stallions 22-12 in the pivotal third period as the Bruins took the lead and stayed in control for the win.