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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • TIGERS WIN!

    After a 35-year wait since their last national championship, Clemson fans rejoiced in the wee hours Tuesday morning, celebrating four of the greatest final minutes in college football history.  
    Kevin Sims of Kershaw was there in the pandemonium at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium. He said he was certain that the Tigers, down 24-14 to Alabama at the start of the fourth quarter, would come back to win the championship.

  • Warriors drop home pair to...

    Indian Land tipped off the 2017 part of its 2016-17 varsity basketball schedule and fell twice on the hardwood at the ILHS gym on Wednesday night.
    Visiting Parkwood of Union County, N.C. notched the hoops sweep of the Warriors.
    The Lady Warriors, in the varsity opener, dropped a 52-36 loss and the Warriors lost in the nightcap, 72-51.
    In both games, the ILHS teams started strong only to fall to the Rebels teams.

  • IL wrestlers sweep in region...

    Indian Land opened its Region IV-AAA wrestling schedule, posting a pair of home wins over Camden and Columbia on Tuesday night.
    The Warriors, 15-5, 2-0, blitzed Columbia, 63-6 and downed Camden, 44-33.
    Indian Land, seventh in the latest Class AAA state wrestling poll, notched the 11-point win over sixth-rated Camden to highlight the region sweep.

  • Horton to lead IL athletics

    Tal Horton, who has served as the assistant athletics director for the last two years at Indian Land High School, has been promoted as the Warriors’ new AD.
    Indian Land High School Principal David Shamble announced Wednesday that Horton is the Class AAA school’s new athletics director.
    Horton, who teaches physical education at ILHS and formerly coached volleyball and junior varsity girls soccer, yielded his coaching duties two years ago to work on his administrative degree.
    In 2014, Horton was selected as the school’s teacher of the year.

  • AJ Volunteers roll in sweep of...

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson launched the 2017 segment of its Region IV-AA basketball schedule, rolling to a pair of home wins over Cheraw on Tuesday night.
    The AJ teams were coming off title game losses in the Comporium Christmas Classic Invitational last week, but got back on track in a big way.
    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers, 8-2, 3-0, defeated the Cheraw Braves, 3-6, 1-1, in a 20-point victory, 100-80.
    The Andrew Jackson Lady Vols, 8-4, 3-0, downed the Cheraw Lady Braves, 5-4, 2-1, in an 18-point margin, 64-46.

  • Bruins fall twice to FM Yellow...

    Lancaster opened the 2017 portion of its basketball schedule and it wasn’t a good start to the second half of the LHS hoops season.
    The Bruins, at home to Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill High School, dropped both ends of the varsity twin bill on Tuesday night.
    The LHS girls took a 40-37 loss and the Bruins followed with a 56-42 loss at the hands of the Yellow Jackets.
    In the boys game, Lancaster zipped to an early 9-2 edge, but the Yellow Jackets rallied back.