.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

High School Sports

  • League extends 2018 prep football regular season

    The 2018 South Carolina high school football regular season now has an additional week.

    The S.C. High School League Executive Committee voted 18-0 on Tuesday to extend the 2018 regular season high school football season to Nov. 2.

    Games postponed last week related to the impact of Hurricane Florence will now be played Nov. 2.

    The S.C. High School League playoffs are now scheduled to begin Nov. 9, instead of Nov. 2 as originally scheduled. The 2018 S.C. high school regular season was scheduled to end Oct. 26 before the changes Tuesday.

  • Jackets battle Vols to highlight prep play

    County bragging rights and position in Region IV-AA play are the stakes as Andrew Jackson and Buford battle to highlight prep football action Friday night.

    The 4-1 Volunteers, coming off their first loss of the season, will be at home to face the rival BHS Yellow Jackets in AJ’s annual homecoming game.

    Buford, fresh off its first win, will be looking to stay unbeaten in region play after taking a 52-27 home win over Chesterfield High School last Wednesday night.

    AJ dropped a 28-17 loss to North Central in Boonetown on Wednesday night.

  • LHS swimmers eighth in Upstate Invitational

    The Lancaster High School swim team placed eighth overall in the Upstate Invitational swim meet held Sept. 8 at the Rock Hill Aquatics Center.

    The Bruins, in the 16-team field, were eighth overall with 80 points.

    The LHS girls were sixth place in the women’s field with 56 points and the LHS boys placed ninth with 24 points.

    Makenzy Mills led the Lancaster High School girls with a second in the 50 freestyle and she placed third in the 100 backstroke,

  • AJ Volunteers trio saluted

    FORT MILL – A talented trio of Andrew Jackson High School football players earned top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    The Volunteers’ ace threesome included Gavin Phillips, Ryan Hunter and Luke Faulkenberry.

    Phillips was tabbed as the Class A-AAAA Defensive Player of the Week.

  • Falcons’ defense foils Indian Land

    Mac Banks

    For The Lancaster News

    FORT MILL - A dominating defensive effort by the Nation Ford Falcons allowed them to get a 28-0 win over the Indian Land Warriors on a short week for both teams. 

    With little prep time for each, Indian Land (2-3) and Nation Ford (2-3) made the best of a short week as they played two days early to avoid any issue with Hurricane Florence barreling down on the Carolina coast. 

  • Knights charge back for win over AJ Vols

    David Kellin

     

    For The Lancaster News

    BOONETOWN – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers took their first 2018 loss, a 28-17 setback, to rival North Central High School on Wednesday night at the Knights’ field.

    The Region IV-AA opener for both teams was moved to Wednesday due potential weather problems from Hurricane Florence this weekend.

  • Cyclones sweep Bruins from unbeaten ranks

    CHESTER – For the Lancaster Bruins, Hurricane Florence had an impact, but so did Cyclone Chester.

    Hurricane Flo, its powerful presence expected to be felt this weekend, was one factor, but the on-the-field beast was the Chester Cyclones.

    The unbeaten Cycs, 5-0 and ranked third in the latest Class AAA state media football poll, swept Lancaster from the unbeaten ranks Wednesday at the CHS field.

    Chester, starting fast and strong on both sides of the football, rolled to a 41-20 win over the Bruins.

  • Jackets rout CHS Rams

    The start of Buford’s 52-27 thrashing of the Chesterfield Rams was reminiscent of the previous week’s game against Parkwood High School.

    Buford had seven turnovers in the loss to the visiting Rebels, and on the opening kickoff, Jackets’ senior standout Justin Hayden was stripped of the ball and Chesterfield recovered at the BHS one-yard line.

    Two plays later, James McBride was in the end zone for a Rams’ touchdown. After the missed extra point, the Rams had an early 6-0 with 11:11 left in the first quarter.

  • Falcons blank Warriors, 28-0

    Indian Land fell to 2-3 on the season, dropping a 28-0 road loss to Class AAAAA Nation Ford on Wednesday night in Fort Mill.

  • Jackets jolt Rams, 52-27

    Buford opened Region IV-AA play, posting a 52-27 home win over Chesterfield on Wednesday night.