High School Sports

  • Polk, Thompson lead LHS track awards

    Seniors Kendrick Thompson and Rekia Polk led the Lancaster High School track awards for the Bruins’ 2019 season.
    Thompson and Polk are the LHS track Most Valuable Award winners, receiving the honors at the team awards Monday night.
    The LHS team MVP awards were based on points, academics, leadership, sportsmanship and extracurricular activities.
    Polk, a six-year letterman, was captain of the Lady Bruins team, while Thompson, a five-year LHS track letterman, was captain of the boys’ team.

  • Vols wrestlers ring in state titles

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School’s wrestling program celebrated the Volunteers’ coveted mat gold this week.
    The Vols’ three Class AA individual state wrestling champions were recognized with the presentation of their state title rings in the school’s media center.
    The AJ state mat champs included junior Tyleik Elder (152) along with sophomores Daniel Barfield (106) and Luke Phillips (132).
    They captured the state titles Feb. 24 at the Anderson Civic Center.

  • BHS Jackets golfers sixth in Class AA state field

    The Buford High School golf team finished sixth in the Class AA state tournament at the Mt. Vintage Golf Club in North Augusta last week.
    The Yellow Jackets, who finished as the Region IV-AA runner-up to Central High School of Pageland to qualify for the state field, shot a 348 on day one and followed with a tough 369 for a 717.
    BHS senior Caleb Henson led the Jackets with a 151, 77-74.
    Henson’s effort put him fourth in the state field to reap Class AA all-state golf honors for the second straight season.

  • ILHS dancer McCleod signs with Limestone

    For the second time in two years, Indian Land High School has a senior who will attend Limestone College on a dance scholarship.
    Courtney McCleod will follow in Jessica Crook’s footsteps when she attends the Gaffney-based college this fall.
    Both were members of the Indian Land High School dance team under the direction of Laurel Kaufman.
    McCleod celebrated her signing day Thursday, May 9, joined by family members James McLeod and Angel Mackey, along with siblings Destiney and Markese and cousin Joshua Jacobs.

  • Surratt: Bruins making strides

    Lancaster High School interim head football coach Marcus Surratt said he knows the Bruins have plenty of work ahead, but he’s pleased with the progress the team has made.
    “We made it through the spring,” said Surratt, who led the team through the workouts, which included Monday-Thursday practices over the last two weeks. “We got through it with few injuries, so that’s a plus.”
    The Bruins capped their drills with a filmed practice in Memorial Stadium on Thursday afternoon.

  • Cato nets region soccer honor

    Lancaster High School senior Jacob Cato heads the 2019 Bruins soccer awards, highlighted by his selection as the co-Region III-AAAA Player of the Year for boys soccer.
    Cato, who recently signed to play soccer at the University of South Carolina Lancaster, and York High School’s Mitchell Lane were named co-recipients of the region’s boys soccer top award.

  • Buford’s Black signs with USCL

    Buford High School soccer standout Jesse Black loves to play the game.
    He’s getting a chance to extend his career on the pitch at the next level.
    Black, a three-year player at Buford High School, is taking his game to the University of South Carolina Lancaster to play for the Lancers.
    USCL has made a play to pad its soccer roster with local players and Black is the latest addition.
    He’s glad for the chance.

  • Bruins spring practice
  • Jackets spring practice
  • Landrum wins Class AA state crown

    Landrum High School, ranked No. 1 in the final regular season SC Baseball Coaches Association state poll, proved its top diamond billing a bull’s-eye, winning the 2019 Class AA state baseball championship.
    The Landrum Cardinals, forced to a final game in the double-elimination Class AA Upper State championship series by Andrew Jackson High School, won the state title in two games.