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High School Sports

  • Three county football coaches picking Patriots win

    A trio of Lancaster County prep football coaches is calling for the New England Patriots to prevail in Super Bowl LIII tonight in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
    Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. when the NFC champion Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, battle the AFC champion New England Patriots, 11-5.
    The Patriots, making their third consecutive Super Bowl appearance, are a two-point favorite over the Rams.

  • Warriors’ Lambert signs with USCL soccer

    INDIAN LAND – Logan Lambert has played his share of sports at Indian Land High School, but it’s soccer taking him to the next level.
    Lambert, who has competed in cross country, wrestling and football at ILHS, is heading to college to play soccer.
    Lambert, a star student as well, won’t be doing it that far from home after signing with the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer team.

  • Bruins battle in loss to Blazers

    The Lancaster Bruins, facing defending state champion Ridge View, took an 83-65 loss, but LHS coach Ricardo Priester was encouraged by his team’s play, especially in the final half.
    Ridge View forged a 48-23 halftime lead, but the Bruins fought back in the second half to battle to the end.
    “We could have easily rolled over and took the loss, but I like the way our guys competed to the final horn,” Priester said. “We fought all the way.

  • Warriors capture eight region crowns

    The Region IV-AA champion Indian Land High School Warriors captured eight individual titles in the ILHS gym on Wednesday night.
    The Warriors, 30-4, were led by Solomon Cortez, 120-pound region champion who also was named as the Region III-AAA Wrestler of the Year for weight classes 106-145.
    “Solomon has had a tremendous season and this is an honor which is well deserved,” ILHS coach Leon Boulware said. “I’m proud of him and our team. This is a fine award, but we can’t rest on our laurels at this point.

  • Jackets down Eagles for sweep

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford High School boys’ basketball team rallied from an early deficit to take a 73-60 Region IV-AA basketball win over Central of Pageland for a sweep of the Eagles on Wednesday night.
    The game was slated for Tuesday night, but moved to Wednesday by Lancaster County School District officials with the concern of travel due to possible weather conditions.
    The Jackets’ 13-point win came after the Lady Jackets rolled to a 47-21 victory over the Lady Eagles.

  • Warriors win Region IV-AAA title

    For the third straight season, the Indian Land High School wrestling team captured a piece of the coveted Region IV-AAA crown.
    Two years ago, ILHS, led by then first-year head coach Leon Boulware, was the region co-champion with Chester High School. On Saturday, the Warriors won the region tournament title outright for the second straight season.
    The Warriors went 4-0 with wins over Chester, 36-33; Camden, 67-12; Fairfield Central, 84-0; and Keenan, 78-6.

  • Lady Warriors win for region split

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, at 3-17, have had a tough season, but they are likely headed to the Class AAA Upper State basketball playoffs.
    The Lady Warriors, with a second win over Chester High School on Friday night, have put themselves in position to garner a postseason bid with a 55-47 victory on Friday night.
    The top four teams advance to the playoffs, and the ILHS girls, with their win, are in line to go to the postseason tournament as a fourth seed.
    The Lady Warriors’ win gave ILHS a split after Chester won the boys game, 90-81.

  • Lady Jackets rebound for road win

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    RICHBURG – The Buford Lady Jackets got back on track in Region IV-AA basketball play with a solid win over the host Lewisville Lady Lions on Friday night.
    The BHS girls’ 36-16 win gave Buford the region split.
    The Jackets, in the nightcap, dropped an 87-62 loss in the boys’ game.
    In the opener, the Buford girls built an early lead and steadily pulled away for the 20-point win.

  • Bruins hold on, split with York Cougars

    Lancaster started like a house afire, but nearly got burned in the Bruins gym on Friday night.
    LHS opened with a blazing 16-0 first quarter, and appeared ready to blitz the visiting York Cougars, but YCHS battled and Lancaster held on for the 51-44 win.
    The Bruins’ seven-point win gave LHS a split after the Lady Bruins dropped a 48-41 loss in the varsity opener.
    In the nightcap, the Bruins started strong, but York steadily fought back to make Lancaster earn the win.

  • Vols sweep Rams in region road wins

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers notched two road victories from the Chesterfield Rams on Friday night.
    The Lady Vols scored a 44-40 win over Lady Rams. The Volunteers dominated with a 19-point victory, 60-41 over the Rams.
    The Lady Volunteers got off to a slow start in their game.
    The Lady Rams were able to score effectively from the outside.
    The Lady Vols trailed 16-9 at the end of the first quarter. At the half the Lady Vols were down by two, 23-21.