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High School Sports

  • Hayden’s hard work yields Newberry signing

    Buford High School two-way football standout Justin Hayden’s big day Wednesday morning had Jackets coach Tripp Watts recalling a past, but pivotal day for Hayden.
    “Justin was in the eighth grade and I told him, with his size (then 6-1) and if he got in the weight room, he could play college football,” Watts said.
    Hayden, now 6-3, 208 pounds, heeded Watts’ words and is headed to Newberry College to play football for the Wolves.

  • Four Bruins sign for college football

    Even though school had already been dismissed for the day, the Lancaster High School auditorium was still abuzz Wednesday afternoon.
    The stage featured a showcase of Bruins’ football talent making its move to the next level.
    A throng of family, friends, school officials and coaches watched as four LHS football players made their intentions known for their next stop.
    LHS senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud, defensive back Jaelan Harfield, offensive lineman Jalen Tatah and defensive lineman Melikeo Roseborough signed papers for their colleges of choice.

  • Speedway to have Relay for Life Night

    Lancaster Motor Speedway, as the 2019 season draws closer, will have a major month of action with its June racing events.
    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be hosting the World Of Outlaws Super Late Model Series on June 1.
    After a week off June 8, LMS will have a regular night of racing June 15.
    June 22 features the second annual Phillip Knight Memorial race.
    June wraps up with the June 29 race, which promises to be a huge event.
    LMS will host its first Relay for Life Night.

  • Warriors drop 2 in senior night loss

    INDIAN LAND – Warriors basketball senior night wasn’t much to celebrate in the Panhandle.
    Indian Land dropped both ends of their Region IV-AAA varsity doubleheader, falling to Fairfield Central High School of Winnsboro on Thursday night.
    The Lady Griffins, in the opener, rolled to a 63-21 win over the Lady Warriors.
    In the nightcap, the ILHS boys dropped a 92-69 loss to the Griffins.
    Indian Land, in the boys game, fell behind early and battled to get back in the contest.

  • Warriors Tinsley, Snellings bound for college football

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School head football coach Horatio Blades said the Warriors’ senior duo of Jiquese Tinsley and JaQuan Snellings each have their best football ahead of them.
    Tinsley and Snellings will have more football ahead of them after signing to play in college on Wednesday afternoon in the ILHS media center.

  • Warriors win state title over Gilbert 44-12

    CAYCE- Fittingly at Airport High School in Cayce, the Indian Land High

    School wrestling team reached its zenith for ILHS male sports.

    Feb. 9, 2019 will go down in Warriors sports annals as a glorious royal blue and gold day as the Warriors rolled to a 44-12 win over Lower State champion Gilbert High School for the Class AAA wrestling state championship.

    Gilbert, which finished 35-9, opened the match with a Grayson Keisler pin at 182, but the determined Warriors won eight straight to take command at 31-6.

  • Warriors charge, win Upstate title

    INDIAN LAND – Word to the wrestling wise, if you’re going to get the Indian Land Warriors wrestling team – which only a handful of teams have done this season – better get them up top, the upper weight classes.

  • Camden High Bulldogs down Warriors twice

    CAMDEN – Indian Land, capping Region IV-AAA regular-season road play, dropped a pair of basketball losses to host Camden High School on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Warriors, who had a strong start, couldn’t complete the hoops task in dropping a 51-38 road loss to the Camden Lady Bulldogs.
    The ILHS boys, in the nightcap, fell to the Bulldogs, 68-61.
    Indian Land, in the varsity opener, started strong to take a 20-8 lead, but the Lady Warriors scored only single digits in each of the final three periods in the 13-point region loss.

  • Stallions dash to two wins over Jackets

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford Yellow Jackets dropped a pair of Region IV-AA basketball games at Lee Central High School of Bishopville on Tuesday night.
    The LCHS Lady Stallions opened the region sweep with a 48-25 win over the Lady Jackets, who dropped their third region loss on the season.
    In the nightcap, the Stallions took a 67-46 comeback win over the BHS boys.
    The BHS girls, 15-3, 8-3, had defeated Lee Central, 42-36 in region play at home earlier in the season.

  • Lady Bruins triumph for split over RNE

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins had the lone hoops hurrah for LHS basketball senior night Tuesday.
    The Lady Bruins notched their first Region III-AAAA home win, taking a 46-27 victory over Richland Northeast to open the varsity twin bill.
    The LHS girls’ 19-point win gave the Bruins a split as the Lancaster boys dropped a 69-66 loss to RNE in the nightcap.
    Coach Ronnie Robinson’s Lady Bruins started strong and steadily built their lead for the win to push their mark to 6-11, 2-7.