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High School Sports

  • McKittrick, Crosby lead AJ honors

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School seniors Dalton McKittrick and Makaylen Crosby were tabbed as Most Athletic among the AJ 2018 senior class superlatives.

    The Volunteers’ 2018 athletic awards showed why both senior sports stars garnered the honor.

    McKittrick, who has signed to play football at North Greenville University, earned the AJ football MVP. An all-region and all-state selection, McKittrick also played in the annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach last December.

  • Yellow Jackets sixth in AA state field

    The Region IV-AA champion Buford High School golf team placed sixth in the Class AA state tournament at the Mount Vintage Golf Club in North Augusta last week.

    The Jackets shot a 341 in the tournament, which was shortened to one day due to rain and thunderstorms.

    Caleb Henson shot a 73 to finish fourth in the individual medalist competition. Henson’s 73 earned him a Class AA all-state selection.

    Anthony “T” Sutton followed with a 79 and Chandler King posted an 89. Michael McCowan finished with a 100.

  • Gold tops Blue in LHS spring football game

    The Gold generated two scores to take a 12-0 win in the annual Lancaster High School spring football game at Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon.

    The Gold, the LHS offense, struck first as veteran quarterback Kemarkio Cloud hit receiver Phillip Mickles on an 11-yard scoring pass for a 6-0 edge. 

    Running back Ason’ta Clark set up the scoring drive with a 50-yard dash to the Blue 30. 

    Nygel Moore had a four-yard run to the Blue 11 to set up Cloud’s touchdown pass to Mickles.

  • LHS soccer trio named to all-region team

    Three Lancaster High School Bruins soccer standouts have been named to the All-Region III-AAAA team, including forward Seth Blackmon, defender Jacob Cato and keeper Ben Rivers.
    Blackmon, for the LHS season, earned the team’s Offensive Most Valuable Player Award with nine goals on the season.
    Cato, who received the Assist Leader Award, had a team-high nine assists on the season.
    Rivers was the LHS senior keeper and had 108 saves with three shutouts on the season.

  • LHS golfers made right choice

    Lancaster High School second-year head golf coach Joe Adams, reflecting on the Bruins’ Class AAAA state championship, said LHS made the right choice Monday afternoon.
    The Bruins, who captured their first-ever state golf championship with a 10-shot win on Tuesday at the Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina, had a choice Monday after the opening round of the two-day tournament.
    “They said they wanted to go to the beach,” Adams said. “I told them they could go to the beach and have a good time, or go to the driving range and work on their games.

  • Lady Cardinals down Buford for Upstate crown

    Landrum didn’t waste time in wrapping up the Class AA Upper State softball championship on Friday at the Lady Cardinals’ field.
    Landrum rolled to a 15-0 win over the Lady Jackets in five innings to win the Class AA Upper State championship and a bid to the state title series this week.
    The Lady Cardinals scored five runs in the first inning and added two in the second, a pair in the third and six in the fourth to wrap up the Class AA Upstate softball crown.

  • Bishops foil IL girls’ state title hopes

    IRMO - Indian Land High School girls soccer coach Mark Bonda knew challenging 10-time state champion Bishop England for the state championship would be a task.
    ILHS, battling the Lower State champion Lady Bishops at less than full strength, would be that much tougher.
    The Lady Warriors gave it their all against one of the state’s traditional girls soccer powers, but played the bulk of the state title match without two of their top players.
    Senior striker Breanna Bishop was lost for the match in the first half with an ACL injury.

  • Henry, Davis pace Warriors in banner track effort

    The Indian Land High School track teams posted top 10 finishes, including two individual state champions, at the Class AAA state meet on Saturday, May 12, at Spring Valley High School in Pontiac.
    ILHS sophomore runner Leah Henry won the state title in the 400-meter dash.
    ILHS junior sprinter Marlin Davis highlighted a stellar day with the 200 meters state crown.

  • Sizzling round wins Bruins 1st AAAA state golf title

    Lancaster High School won its first-ever state golf championship Tuesday with a dazzling 10-shot comeback victory over Myrtle Beach High.
     “Winning as an individual is cool, but winning as a team is indescribable,” team captain Brady Hinkle said after the match. “I can’t put it into words how I feel.
    “It’s awesome. We couldn’t have done it with a better group of guys.”

  • Indian Land still proud of Lady Warriors

    IRMO – As Indian Land High School Principal David Shamble prepared for the Class AAA girls state championship post-game awards ceremonies, he clutched the state runner-up silver medals.
    He said he wished he was going to present gold medals, like the Lady Warriors won last spring, but he wasn’t disappointed in the ILHS girls soccer team.
    “The Upper State champion isn’t too bad,” Shamble said. “These girls had a fantastic season.