High School Sports

  • Tri-County Coaches honor IL duo

    RICHBURG – A pair of Indian Land High School football players led the Division II honors during the second meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday.
    Warriors sophomore quarterback Blake Goode, who threw for 362 yards on 22-32 passing and three touchdowns in ILHS’s 43-0 road win over Buford, was honored as the Div. II Offensive Player of the Week.

  • Lady Jackets top Andrew Jackson girls

    Buford High School captured a seesaw Region IV-AA volleyball match, which went to five games, with a 15-7 home win over county rival Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday night.
    Andrew Jackson, coming off a tough five-set home loss to region foe North Central High School on Tuesday, opened with a 25-15 win over the Lady Jackets.
    The BHS girls answered with a 25-15 victory in the second game.
    AJ, taking a 2-1 edge, won the third set, 25-16.
    In game four, Buford bounced back to notch a 25-22 win.

  • DeBruhl’s AJ difference maker

    KERSHAW – Plenty of eyes are on Andrew Jackson High School senior southpaw quarterback Chas DeBruhl these days.
    DeBruhl, an all-county football selection last season, will be the first to say that the Volunteers, off to a 2-0 start and ranked No. 9 in Class AA football, have their share of weapons.
    At the same time, the Vols’ potent attack starts with the 6-1, 180-pounder.
    All one has to do is harken back to last season.

  • Griffins’ late score blunts Bruins, 18-9

    WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central’s lone scoring drive of the second half proved timely, allowing the host Griffins to grind out an 18-9 win over stubborn Lancaster High School on Friday night at EK McClendon Stadium in Winnsboro.
    FCHS, 1-1, was stymied for the bulk of the second half, but the Griffins generated a crucial 82-yard scoring drive in 10 snaps to seal the nine-point win.

  • Vols ignite, rip Islanders, 69-0

    Alan Sims
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – The 10th-ranked Andrew Jackson Volunteers launched their home schedule, rolling to a 69-0 win over St. Johns High School of Johns Island on Friday night.
    AJ, 2-0 with two shutouts, opened the season with a 37-0 road win over McBee.
    The home stands were packed, and the Vols didn’t take long to show the fans exactly what they came to see.

  • Unbeaten Warriors smash Jackets

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News
    For the second straight week, Indian Land was on the road against a county rival – the Buford Yellow Jackets, and the Warriors returned home happy.
    The Warriors, much as they did in an 18-3 road win over Class AAAA Lancaster, brought a strong defense, holding Buford to 110 total yards and six first downs, and Indian Land quarterback Blake Goode was impressive in his second varsity start.

  • LHS swimmers split meet

    The Lancaster High School swim team split a tri-meet in its opener Aug. 22.
    Host Nation Ford posted 206 points, followed by Lancaster with 72 and South Pointe with 15.
    In the girls meet, Nation Ford had 98, with Lancaster 49 and SPHS eight.
    The NAFO boys had 108 to 23 for LHS and seven for South Pointe.
    The meet was cut short due to weather.
    Makenzy Mills led LHS with three firsts. Tamra Tipton had a first, and Nathan Powell had a first for the LHS boys.

    Swim meet results

  • Junior Vols drop opener, 14-7

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School junior varsity football team opened its season with a 14-7 home loss to Clover’s Junior Blue Eagles on Thursday night.
    Clover, a Class AAAAA school, held a 14-7 lead at the half and stayed on top for the win at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium.
    The Junior Vols’ score came on a 12-yard scramble by quarterback Hammond Wrenn. Tyson Funderburk added the conversion.

  • Red Devils, Lions earn TCFCA awards

    FORT MILL – Lewisville and Great Falls each earned honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday afternoon at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    The Lions, fresh off a 50-6 win over Eau Claire, had Taylor Smith honored as the Division II Offensive Lineman of the Week. Smith graded 93 percent with three pancake blocks.

  • Vols rated 10th in Class A state poll

    Andrew Jackson High School’s resounding win over McBee High School to open the 2019 Volunteers’ football season drew notice across the state.
    The Vols, who blanked Class A’s 10th-ranked McBee to launch the season at the Panthers’ field on Aug. 23, earned a No. 10 ranking with Whale Branch High School of Beaufort County in the S.C. Media Association’s first regular-season Class AA state poll.
    The Vols bolted to a 20-0 halftime lead and cruised to the win.