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High School Sports

  • Bruins have tough showing in state field

    The Lancaster High School golf team, bidding to defend its state championship, didn’t fare as well in the 2019 Class AAAA state golf tournament at the Barony Course in Hilton Head.
    The Bruins, in what coach Joe Adams called a “disappointing showing,” tailed the 16-team field with a 677.
    Hilton Head High School topped the field with a 607. A.C. Flora of Columbia followed with a 610 and Myrtle Beach had a 613, followed by Eastside of Taylors with a 617.
    Lancaster, for the two-day tournament Monday and Tuesday, carded a 345-332.

  • Vols trio in all-star games

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers have three senior players selected to play in elite S.C. postseason prep all-star baseball games.
    The Vols’ ace trio includes Brett Percival, Griffin Gardner and Will Hudson.
    “This is a great honor, the greatest high school honor you can receive in South Carolina baseball,” AJ High School baseball coach Mike Lucas said. “These players are very deserving of this top accomplishment, and they will represent their school and community well.”

  • Jacket booters post solid season
  • Disappointed Warriors vow to keep fighting

    IRMO – Long faces, some stained with post-game tears of disappointment, were not what the Indian Land Warriors wanted, but they say they will press on and play harder in their quest for coveted state soccer gold.
    Indian Land, now a six-time bridesmaid in the state soccer championship match – five in Class AA and one in Class AAA, felt a familiar agony of defeat after Lower State champion May River High School downed ILHS, 6-2 to win the Class AAA state soccer championship at Irmo High School on Saturday afternoon.

  • Warriors’ relay team earns state gold

    PONTIAC – The Indian Land High School boys 4 x 400 relay team produced its best effort for the biggest stage.
    The ILHS’s relay team highlighted the Lancaster County high school effort at the state track meet at Spring Valley High School over the weekend.
    The Warriors’ 4 x 400 relay team of  Marlin Davis, Deshon Harris, Brian Adams and Devonte Harris ran a school record 3:20.49 to win the state championship at the Class AAA state meet Saturday at SVHS.

  • Sharks charge, defeat IL for AAA soccer title

    IRMO – May River High School boys soccer coach Misael Garzan said it was a matter of his Shark players finding their focus and flow.
    The Class AAA Lower State champion Sharks, 20-3-1, did so in the second half to post a 6-2 win over Indian Land High School to capture their first Class AAA state soccer championship in W.C. Hawkins Stadium at Irmo High School on a warm Saturday afternoon.

  • Jackets’ Funderburk signs with USC Sumter

    Buford High School ace keeper Ethan Funderburk called his special signing day “a dream come true.”
    Funderburk, a four-year member of the BHS Jackets varsity soccer team, signed to play with the University of South Carolina Sumter soccer program on Friday in the BHS conference room.
    “Since the seventh grade, I’ve dreamed of going to the next level,” said Funderburk, a three-time All-Region IV-AA selection. “It took a lot of hard work, and it pays off when you work hard. I’m very happy.”

  • Bruins’ Baker signs with Lancers

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster men’s soccer program is steadily building a solid soccer link from the Lancaster High School soccer team.
    Jonathan Baker makes three Bruins who have signed to attend USCL and play soccer for the Lancers in NJCAA Region X next fall.
    First, it was Mason Green, followed by Jacob Cato and now Baker is in the royal blue and gold fold.

  • IL falls to May River in Class AAA state championship

    IRMO - May River High School coach Misael Garzan said it was a matter of his players finding their focus.
    The Lower State champion Sharks, 20-3-1, did to post a 6-2 win over Indian Land to capture their first Class AAA state soccer championship on Saturday afternoon at WC Hawkins Stadium at Irmo High School.
    "Being in our first state championship match, I think we had some jitters and butterflies early, but I told our guys at the half to stay focused and play our game."
    May River, located in Bluffton, is a third-Year school.

  • LHS working to name boys basketball coach

    Lancaster High School officials are hoping to have a new boys basketball coach in the next month.
    “We’re shooting for no later than the first week of June,” LHS Principal Rosalyn Mood said.
    The deadline to receive applications for the post was Friday, May 3.
    “We’ve received a lot of interest about the job,” Mood said. “We’re pleased we can find the best candidate for the job.”
    Mood said applications will be screened and interviews will follow.