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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • IL second in Rams mat tourney

    The Indian Land Warriors placed second in the Chesterfield High Rams dual wrestling  tournament at CHS on Saturday.
    The Warriors, 13-5 on the season, posted a 4-1 record in the tournament.
    Indian Land wrestlers posted wins over Chesterfield (69-12). Scott’s Branch (84-0), Marlboro County (72-9) and North Central (51-19).
     Indian Land’s lone loss came to Cheraw, which won the tournament. CHS edged the Warriors, 38-36.

  • Jackets fall to Lions to cap...

    YORK – Lewisville held off Buford, 72-62 to capture seventh place in the Cougar Holiday Classic at York Comprehensive High School on Friday afternoon.
    The Lions, who went 1-2 in the three-day tournament, used key runs during the game Friday to take the 10-point win over the Jackets, who dropped three games in the York field.
    Lewisville held a 16-13 lead at the end of the first quarter, and the Lions had a 10-3 surge to build their lead.
    Lewisville forged a 28-16 lead midway the second period and owned a 36-25 lead at the half.

  • Vols fall short in Comporium...

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School teams battled, but came up short in their title quests in the annual Comporium Christmas Classic Invitational on Friday night in the Volunteers’ gym.
    The AJ boys, facing a talented Lower Richland team, dropped a 64-45 loss to the Diamonds of coach Caleb Gaither, a Lancaster native.
    The Lady Vols made a hard charge only to fall short in the girls’ title game, losing to Cuthbertson of Waxhaw, N.C., 58-48.

  • Tiger fans roaring with win

    Lancaster area Clemson football fans are roaring about the latest Tigers’ triumph and what lies ahead as the Tigers prowl for the national championship.
    The 13-1 Tigers earned a second straight shot at the national title after blanking the Ohio State Buckeyes, 31-0 in the Play Station Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz., on Saturday night.
    Clemson faces defending national champion Alabama in the College Football Playoff national championship in Tampa, Fla., on Monday night.