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Today's Sports

  • Lady Jackets trip Central in...

    PAGELAND – Buford split in a Region IV-AA trip to Central of Pageland for hardwood play Friday night.
    The Lady Jackets notched a 38-22 win, but the CHS Eagles prevailed in the nightcap, 60-50 to earn the hoops split.
    The BHS girls, with a strong second half, registered the 16-point win over the Lady Eagles.
    Buford led 17-11 at the half, and used a 21-11 surge in the second half to take the region win.

  • Vols fall in MLK Showcase

    CHARLOTTE –  Andrew Jackson received less than royal treatment on the Volunteers’ hoops visit to the Carolinas Queen City on Saturday afternoon.
    The Vols, playing in the MLK Showcase at Charlotte’s Grady Cole Center, dropped a pair of basketball games to Class AAAA West Charlotte High.
    The Lady Lions, in the opener, rallied late to take a 44-40 comeback win over the Lady Vols.
    The WCHS boys built an early lead and cruised to a 73-37 victory over the AJ boys to complete the Lions’ sweep.

  • Brice savoring final hill thrill

    Jaquarius Brice’s final Death Valley day Saturday is one he will never forget.
    Brice, the senior walk-on defensive end for the national champion Clemson Tigers, totally enjoyed his final appearance at Frank Howard Field.
    The former Lancaster High School football player called the experience “amazing.”
    “There’s no experience like going down the hill at Death Valley,” Brice said.

  • Warriors open region play with...

    Indian Land High School opened Region IV-AAA basketball play, posting a split with visiting Columbia High School on Tuesday night.
    The 3-10 ILHS Warriors, who snapped a nine-game losing skid, capped the twin bill with a solid 65-54 win over the Capitols.
    The IL girls dropped the opener, falling 38-35 to the Lady Caps.
    In the nightcap, the Warriors bolted from a 16-all tie in the first period to take charge with a 25-11 spree for a 41-27 halftime edge.

  • Lady Jackets blitz Knights for...

    Buford split a Region IV-AA twin bill with North Central High School on Tuesday night in the Jackets’ gym.
    The BHS girls built an early lead and steadily pulled away for a solid 72-40 win over North Central at BHS.
    In the boys game, North Central earned a measure of hardwood revenge, taking a 72-54 win over the Jackets.
    The Lady Jackets took the lead in the first period when senior Morgan Deese sparked the BHS girls, hitting eight of her 14 points to give Buford an 18-8 lead after one period.

  • Bruins drop pair to RVHS Blazers

    Lancaster capped a three-game hoops home stand to open the 2017 portion of the Bruins’ schedule, dropping a Region III-AAAA doubleheader to Ridge View on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Bruins fell in the opener, a 64-41 loss, and the Bruins lost, 76-62.
    The girls game was tight to the final quarter when the Lady Blazers used a 25-9 blitz to notch their 23-point win.

  • Vols notch sweep of Rams

    CHESTERFIELD  – The Andrew Jackson High Volunteers made the most of a Region IV-AA road trip to Chesterfield on Tuesday night.
    The sixth-rated Lady Vols topped the CHS Lady Rams, 46-35 and the No. 2 AJ boys rolled to a 64-49 win.
    The AJ boys teams had a fast-paced with the CHS boys.
    Several fast breaks and full-court runs made the game exciting.
    The Volunteers gained the lead in the first quarter, 20-8, and kept the advantage for the rest of the game.

  • BHS resets game as teams return...

    The impact of the winter storm over the weekend led to one county basketball game being rescheduled for later this month.
    Buford High School’s road basketball game with Chesterfield, which was slated for Friday, Jan. 6, has been reset for Thursday, Jan. 19.
    The girls game is at 6 p.m., with the boys to play at 7:30.
    The game was the first region game for Buford to open the 2017 schedule.

  • International Bowl-bound

    Indian Land High School sophomore kicker Brandon Dickerson has kicked his way to a second straight appearance in the International Bowl.
    Dickerson, 15, played in the 2016 International Bowl at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium and he will return for a second straight year in Arlington, Texas.

  • Elementary to see Watson was...

    In the wee hours of Tuesday morning on the heels of Clemson dethroning
    Alabama for the College Football Playoff National Championship, my thoughts went back to Christmas Eve, 2013.
    That day I recall buying a USA Today, which in that holiday edition focused on college football recruiting.
    In the issue, I remember reading about a Clemson University football recruit named Deshaun Watson, considered the nation’s top dual threat quarterback.