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High School Sports

  • Howell leads Lady Jackets hoops honors

    Senior guard Payton Howell headed the Buford High School Lady Yellow Jackets’ basketball awards for the 2017-18 season.

    Howell, who averaged 11.2 points and 6.5 rebounds a game for the BHS girls, was named the team’s MVP. 

    Howell also averaged 4.3 assists and 3.3 steals per game for the 12-11 Lady Jackets. Buford, 6-6 in region play, earned a Class AA Upper State playoff bid.

    She was selected to play in the annual North-South All-Star game in Lexington. Howell was a Class AA all-state pick and named to the all-region team.

  • Davis, Henry pace ILHS track awards

    Class AAA individual state track champions Marlin Davis and Leah Henry led the 2018 Indian Land High School track awards.
    Davis, a junior sprinter who garnered the ILHS boys track MVP, captured the 200 meters state crown in 21.64 at the Class AAA boys meet at Spring Valley High School in Pontiac on May 12.
    Davis had a stellar day at the state meet. In the 100 meters, he dashed a 10.70 effort to place second for a silver medal.
    Davis was also fourth in the 400-meter dash, posting a 49.46, followed by teammate Coby Hall in fifth with a 50.99 finish.

  • Edwards to lead Warriors athletics

    INDIAN LAND – For the third time in two years, Indian Land High School has a new athletics director.
    Mike Edwards, who has extensive prep coaching experience in the Charlotte Mecklenburg (NC) schools, is the new Warriors’ athletics director.

  • Seniors lead BHS soccer awards

    Seniors earned the maroon and gold spotlight at the annual Buford High School boys soccer awards night.

    Blaine Gossman, a senior midfielder, garnered the Jackets MVP with 15 goals and 13 assists. Gossman was one of nine BHS players named to the All-Region IV-AA soccer team. Gossman has signed to play at the University of South Carolina at Union.

  • Heffner returns to Great Falls to lead Red Devils baseball

    Travis Jenkins

    Landmark News Service

    GREAT FALLS – In more ways than one, Josh Heffner is back in the driver’s seat.

  • Clinton leads LHS softball honors

    Senior players took the spotlight at the annual Lancaster High School softball awards.

    Senior pitcher Summer Clinton, the Region III-AAAA Player of the Year for softball, earned the team MVP.

    An all-region and all-area pick, Clinton was the ace of the LHS staff, posting a 1.20 earn run average. She batted .461 with three home runs this spring.

    Clinton, who also played in the annual North-South All-Star game at USC-Aiken, earlier signed to play softball at the USC-Union.

  • County quartet set for North-South All-Star softball games

    Four Lancaster County high school softball stars will cap their prep diamond careers next week in the annual Coaches Association of Women’s Sports (CAWS) all-star games.

    Lancaster High School’s Summer Clinton and Gracie Revels along with Andrew Jackson High School’s Savannah Small and Buford’s Kristin Wemes will play in the annual North-South All-Star games at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

  • Warriors salute diamond stars

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School baseball celebrated its record-breaking season, honoring a host of people who contributed to the Warriors’ 22-9 team this spring.

    The Warriors had four players selected to the All-Region IV-AAA baseball team, led by ace pitcher Nolan Bolt, named the Region IV-AAA Player of the Year for the 2018 season.

    Bolt hit .389 with 27 RBIs and 14 doubles. On the mound, the right-hander was 8-1 with an 0.89 earned run average.

  • Piranhas prevail over Camden

    The Lancaster County Piranhas swim team upped its record to 2-0 on the season, taking a 376-167 win over Camden at the Kershaw Pool in Stevens Park on Thursday.

    The Piranhas opened the 2018 season with a home win over Lake Wylie on Monday at the Lancaster County Pool.

    The LC girls outscored Camden, 188-87 and the LC boys outscored the Camden boys, 188-80.

    The Piranhas were paced by a host of swimmers in the 209-point win over the Kershaw County team.

  • CPTC shines in Charlotte meet

    The Columbus Parker Track Club (CPTC) participated in the Charlotte Flights Invitational on May 5 at UNC Charlotte.

    The CPTC took 37 of the 42 athletes for 2018 and they competed against 1,000 athletes.

    This event was a developmental meet with AAU and USAT&F members competing together.

    The meet is a good indication of the talent we have on the team when the athletes do well at this track meet.

    Athletes had to place in the top six to receive an award and below are the winners.