High School Sports

  • Vols pound Panthers, 37-0

    Alan Sims
    For The Lancaster News
    McBEE – Andrew Jackson opened its football season in impressive fashion, rolling to a 37-0 win over Class A’s 10th-rated McBee High School at the Panthers field on Friday night.
    Despite weather threatening games across the state, the MHS stadium was almost full and the rain held off most of the night.
    After two failed series on offense by both teams, AJ took the ball at its 40-yard line following a McBee punt.

  • Warriors spear first win over Bruins

    Indian Land High School’s first-ever regular-season football visit to Lancaster Memorial Stadium made a lasting impression.
    The Warriors, in a solid performance, decked the rival Bruins, 18-3 for their first-ever football win over LHS, who had won the previous three games in the series, which began in 2016.
    ILHS broke on top early and stayed in control behind a stingy defense and efficient offense.
    The Warriors took the opening drive deep into Bruins’ territory where LHS held on downs at its four-yard line.

  • Cyclones smash Green Hornets

    The top-rated Chester Cyclones cruised to an impressive 52-6 win over Class AAAA foe Aiken High School at home Thursday night.

    The Cyclones, the defending Class AAA state champions, have won 16-straight games after going unbeaten last season at 15-0.

    CHS quarterback Zan Dunham sparked the Cycs, hitting 7-14 pass for 126 yards and two TD passes. He had 188 total yards.

    Jarel Hill scored three TDs, including two touchdown passes. Stan Mills ran for 168 yards and tallied two TDs.

    Chester held a 35-6 lead at the break.

  • Bear Hug Brawl kicks off Saturday

    Lancaster County junior varsity football takes center stage Saturday with the eighth annual Bear Hug Brawl at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium.

    The game was originally set for Thursday night at BHS, but moved to Saturday morning.

    Buford and Lancaster didn’t have enough players for their teams to play Thursday, but will have enough to play Saturday.

  • Senior Spotlight: Carnes makes size count

    Talk about a before and after situation, and Buford High School sixth-year head football coach Tripp Watts thinks of Jackets’ senior defensive end Nick Carnes.

    “When I first saw him as a freshman, Nick was this itty-bitty guy,” Watts said. “He was about 5-9 and weighed 115 to 120 pounds. I really had my doubts Nick would ever play for us because of his size.”

    Fast forward – with a strong run in the Jackets weight room – to now.

  • Vols cap Classic with shutout win

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson finished strong to cap the 13th annual Founders Kickoff Classic with a 17-0 win over Anson County, N.C., on Saturday night at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium.
    Senior southpaw quarterback Chas DeBruhl sparked the Vols, in their shutout.
    Buford, in the third period, edged McBee, 7-6.
    Lancaster, in the second quarter, dropped a 19-7 loss to West Mecklenburg and Indian Land opened play, falling to Monroe High School, 13-7.

  • Indian Land nets Good Samaritan Foundation volleyball crown

    The Indian Land High School Lady Warriors captured top honors among varsity teams in the first Good Samaritan Foundation Scholarship varsity volleyball championship tournament Saturday at Buford High School.
    The ILHS girls shared the spotlight with the Buford High School junior varsity volleyball team which won the jayvee title.
    Lancaster High School won the teachers tournament as part of the second annual Good Samaritan Foundation Scholarship tournament.

  • Buford High set to host second annual Good Samaritan Scholarship volleyball

    Buford High School will be the setting for the second annual Lancaster County Good Samaritan Scholarship Foundation volleyball tournament today at BHS, 4290 Tabernacle Road.
    The volleyball fundraiser, which begins in the BHS gym, is 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    The fundraiser features scrimmages between the four county junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams, and a friendly afternoon competition among teachers’ teams from Andrew Jackson, Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster high schools.

  • Teams set for Classic clashes

    After tonight, it all counts on the scoreboard, so the 13th annual Founders Kickoff Classic is the final tune-up heading into regular-season high school football play.
    Andrew Jackson High School hosts the annual jamboree, which features all four Lancaster County teams against different squads.
    Play opens with Indian Land High School battling Monroe High School (N.C.) at 6 p.m.
    Lancaster follows as the Bruins battle West Mecklenberg High School of Charlotte at 7 p.m.

  • Harrises, Davis continue track success with summer showing

    In the spring, Indian Land High School track stars DeShon Harris, DeVonte Harris and Marlin Davis earned statewide recognition as members of the state champion Class AAA 4 x 400 relay team.
    The trio, over the summer, has continued to shine, dashing to national honors.