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  • Clemson fans not stunned by...

    Lancaster area Clemson University football fans said they weren’t stunned with the resignation of Tigers’ head football coach Tommy Bowden.Bowden, the Tigers’ head coach for the last 10 seasons, resigned Monday following meetings with Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips.“I really thought something was coming down,” said Kevin Sowell, a 1994 Clemson graduate and a 13-year member of IPTAY, Clemson’s athletic booster organization.

  • Inspired road Warriors tame...

    McBEE – The 2008 Indian Land High School football team has been true road Warriors this season.Friday night, an inspired Warrior team notched its third win away from home, downing Conference III-A foe McBee High School, 14-6 at the Panthers’ field.The emotional eight-point win came without Indian Land head coach Mike Mayer on the sidelines.

  • Jackets rebound, roll

    BUFORD – The Buford Yellow Jackets regained their football swagger, swarming the North Central Knights 38-0 on Friday night at BHS’s Jacket Stadium.The Jackets’ impressive Conference III-A win snapped a four-game skid and improved BHS’s mark to 3-4, 1-3.The Knights, 1-7, were unable to mount much of an offensive attack, forcing them to punt for a majority of the night.Buford didn’t waste any time in this one, posting its first touchdown early in the first quarter with a 13-yard scoring run from senior fullback Brent McAteer

  • Raiders trip error-prone Vols in...

    COLUMBIA – The W.J. Keenan Raiders lived up to their mascot of prey, forcing four Andrew Jackson turnovers that led to a 34-21 Region IV-AA homecoming football win at Bolden Stadium in Columbia on Friday night.Keenan’s Arthur Goforth torched the Volunteers with 234 yards rushing and three touchdowns. In addition, Goforth caught two passes for 27 yards.“Keenan is a very good football team,” said AJ coach Louis Clyburn.

  • Talented Stallions too much for...

    The South Point Stallions are thoroughbreds – a breed apart.The No. 2 Stallions, 7-0, 1-0, staked a solid claim to their lofty status, which includes a national ranking, with a 43-7 win over Lancaster in the Region IV-AAAA opener at Memorial Stadium.The Stallions bolted to a 15-0 first-quarter lead and added two second-period scores on the way to the 36-point win.“Our players gave all they had, but South Pointe had too many weapons,” Lancaster coach Bennie McMurray said.

  • Carlton's versatile for IL

    INDIAN LAND - Indian Land High School's Chad Carlton, true to his "Hooch" nickname, just keeps on rolling.

    Carlton, a senior two-way starter for the Warriors, received his moniker from his father, Bryan, who took it from the 1993 Alan Jackson country hit, "Way Down Yonder On The Chattahoochee," an ever flowing river which means so much to the singer.

    "For us, "Hooch" just has a way of delivering no matter what the situation calls for in practice, or a game," Indian Land head football coach Mike Mayer said.

  • SAC honors former Warriors...

    ROCK HILL - Former Indian Land High School football standout Kamaal McIlwain has been honored by the South Atlantic Conference.

    McIlwain, a 5-10, 175-pound sophomore, blocked two extra points in Newberry's 33-14 win over No. 20 Catawba. One of McIlwain's blocks was returned for a defensive extra point, giving NC two points on the play.

    For his play, McIlwain was named the SAC Special Team Player of the Week.

    McIlwain had a solid game for Newberry as he tallied three tackles and broke up two passes in NC's second straight victory over a nationally-ranked opponent.

  • AJ, Buford Middle win, stay...

    Andrew Jackson and Buford middle school each remained unbeaten on the season with impressive football wins Thursday.The AJMS Vols posted a second straight shutout of a Lancaster middle school foe, blanking A.R.

  • O'Leary hailed as one of...

    Phil O’Leary is being remembered as one of Barr Street High School’s all-time athletic greats.O’Leary, one of four former Golden Tigers’ football stars to play pro football, died Thursday following a long illness due to complications with diabetes.

  • Night for the Macs at Track

    It was a night for the McGuires at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.Cayce McGuire won the young guns main and Frankie McGuire took the street stock checkers in early racing action on the fall night.u In the young guns main event, it was Josh Langley and Andrew Yandle sharing row one in the race, with Cayce McGuire alongside Amanda Blackwell in row two.Cayce McGuire jumped to the lead early on, with no challenges for the lead.McGuire dominated the entire race and cruised into victory lane.