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High School Sports

  • County trio advance in volleyball playoffs

    Three Lancaster County high school teams advanced in the opening round of the state volleyball playoffs on Wednesday.
    Indian Land and Buford, as host teams, moved to second-round play, while AJ, on the road to launch postseason play, advanced.
    The Lady Volunteers, the third-place team in Region IV-AA, rolled to a 3-0 win over host Abbleville. The Lady Vols prevailed 25-14, 25-17 and 25-20 over the Lady Tigers.
    AJ, 10-3, hosts Greer Middle College on Monday at 6 p.m.

  • Tatah goes all out for Bruins

    Much of the success of the 2018 Lancaster High School football season could well be linked to the Bruins’ offensive line.
    Lancaster, 6-3 and playoff-bound, is averaging 29 points a game. The Bruins’ three losses have been to Region IV-AAA champion Chester High School, and York and South Pointe who will battle for the Region III-AAAA title game tonight.

  • County trio opens volleyball playoffs

    Three Lancaster County high school volleyball teams will launch their playoff hopes today as the postseason tournament opens around the state.
    Region III-AAA champion Indian Land, which went unbeaten in region play this season, will host Pendleton in an opening round game today at ILHS at 6 p.m.
    The winner moves on to play the Mid-Carolina vs. Broome winner Monday.
    Buford and Andrew Jackson will also be involved in the Class AA Upper State playoffs today.

  • Eagles soar by Volunteers

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    PAGELAND – The Pageland Central Eagles hosted the Andrew Jackson Volunteers and cruised to a 45-14 win Friday night.
    The Volunteers came into the game needing a win in the final two games to have a chance to play in the playoffs.
    The Eagles got off to a quick start with a Ron Benjamin pick six on the Vols’ pass on the first play of the game.

  • Cato kicks LHS to win, playoffs

    Nothing like getting your kicks on homecoming night, even when its late, but sends the home crowd home happy.
    Lancaster High senior kicker Jacob Cato, in his final regular-season home game, drilled three field goals, his last from 25 yards out with 28.8 seconds, to lift the Bruins to an exciting 23-20 comeback win over stubborn Westwood High School on Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

  • Warriors deck No. 6 Bulldogs

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News
    CAMDEN – If you think of Friday night's game between Indian Land and Camden as a boxing match, your scorecard would look something like this: sixth-ranked Camden won early rounds, landing two huge punches, even though Indian Land did counterpunch.
    In the middle rounds, Indian Land steadied itself, thanks to its good defense, giving them a chance to rally and land the decisive blow in overtime, winning 20-14 over the highly regarded Bulldogs.

  • Jackets swarm Stallions in 34-14 win

    BISHOPVILLE – Buford remained undefeated in Region IV-AA football play and won its sixth straight game, posting a 34-14 win over Lee Central in Bishopville on Friday night.
    LCHS, the defending Region IV-AA champion, fell to Buford for the second year in a row.  Last year, Buford squeaked out a 28-27 win against the Stallions, handing LC its only regular-season loss.

  • Bruins' Tatah in North-South game

    Jalen Tatah, the Lancaster High School senior offensive line stalwart, has been selected to play in the 71st annual Touchstone Energy Bowl North-South All-Star football game at Coastal’s Brooks Stadium on Dec. 15.
    Tatah, a 6-5, 295-pounder, is a three-year starter for the Bruins, and the fourth straight LHS player to be selected to the North-South game.
    A year ago, Keavius Barnes, now a freshman at Fort Valley State, was tabbed to play in the 2017 North-South game.

  • Junior Warriors roll over Bulldogs

    The Indian Land Junior Warriors improved to 5-3 on the junior varsity football season with a 34-7 Region IV-AAA home win over the Camden High School Junior Bulldogs at the ILHS Reservation on Thursday night.
    Indian Land running back Kendrick Armstrong scored a pair of touchdowns to spark the Junior Warriors to their 27-point home win.
    Armstrong scored on a 20-yard run and added a two-yard TD dash.
    Caleb Gleason, at quarterback, threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Drew Hardin.

  • Buford lassos Stallions, 34-14

    Buford blitzes Lee Central, 34-14 to face North Central in region title showdown