High School Sports

  • Warriors teams 11th in state cross country meet

    The Indian Land High School boys cross country team finished 11th in the Class AAA 20-team field on Saturday.
    The Warriors, with 311 points, were led by junior Austin Reeves, who was 33rd in 17:32.91.
    Reeves was followed by junior Ben Elson, 17:58.48; freshman Maddox Yegge, 18:01; junior Noah Kiger, 18:36.79; and eigth-grader Jaxon Barringer, 19:25.04.
    The Warriors were the top finishers from Region IV-AAA.

  • Vols reset to Thursday

    Andrew Jackson High School’s first-round playoff game in the Class AA Upper State football playoffs has been moved to Thursday at 6 p.m.
    The Vols, 6-4 and an at-large entry in the Class AA Upstate playoffs, will battle an Abbeville team which is ranked No. 1 in Class AA with a 9-0 record.

  • Rams roll to unbeaten season

    The A.R. Rucker Rams made school history in their football regular-season finale with the rival South Middle School Mustangs on Thursday afternoon.
    The 7-0 Ram, with their second win over South Middle this season, wrapped up their first regular-season undefeated campaign.
    The Rams rolled to a 36-8 win over the Mustangs.
    The 28-point Rucker win gave the Rams the Lancaster County School District middle school football title.

  • Lancaster County trio honored by TCFCA

    RICHBURG – Three Lancaster County prep football standouts were honored at the week 10 meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday.
    The country trio included Andrew Jackson High School’s Ty Elder and Eli Mackey along with Jacob Cato of Lancaster High School.

  • Junior Vols rally for 30-20 win over NCHS

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School Junior Volunteers, locked in a 20-all tie at halftime, ignited in the second half to post a 30-20 win over rival North Central on Thursday night.
    The game was canceled earlier this season due to weather-related concerns and reset to cap the 2018 AJ junior varsity football campaign.

  • Jackets, Vols garner all-region football honors

    Region IV-AA football champion Buford High School earned its share of awards as the Class AA Upper State league honored its all-region team for the 2018 regular season.
    BHS fifth-year head coach Tripp Watts, who guided the Yellow Jackets to an unbeaten mark in Region IV-AA play at 6-0, was named the Region IV-AA Coach of the Year.
    He guided BHS to the region title for the first time since the 1997 season and first as a Class AA school.
    Two county athletes, one from Buford and one from Andrew Jackson, were honored as the Region IV-AA Players of the Year.

  • Powdersville halts IL volleyball run

    Defending Class AAA Upper State volleyball champion Powdersville survived a court battle with Upstate upstart Indian Land High School to advance to the Class AAA Upper State title match.
    Host Powdersville prevailed 3-1, 25-21, 25-20, 22-25 and 25-18 to move on to face Chapman High School on Monday. Chapman advanced with a 3-0 win over Woodruff High School on Wednesday at CHS where it won 25-17, 25-20 and 25-23.

  • Faulkenberry versatile for Vols

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School football team has just a few senior players, but in one – three-year player Luke Faulkenberry – the Volunteers have one who can play multiple positions.
    Need a running back, Faulkenberry can handle the chore, and he can also punt, or play linebacker or defensive end.

  • Bruins’ Cloud, Cato earn Tri-County honors

    FORT MILL – Lancaster High School had two players honored for their play in week nine at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Coaches Association at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Oct. 23.
    Bruins’ senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud and kicker Jacob Cato earned the honors for the Class A-AAAA schools.

  • Lady Warriors advance in playoffs

    The Region IV-AAA champion Indian Land High School Lady Warriors advanced to the third round of the Class AAA Upper State volleyball playoffs with a 3-0 home win over Broome High School on Monday.
    The Lady Warriors, 22-8-2, swept Broome, 25-9, 25-18 and 25-20 to advance.
    Indian Land advances to battle Powdersville, the defending Class AAA Upper State champion, who hosts ILHS today at 6 p.m.
    Baylee Vought had 11 kills, two blocks, 13 digs, eight assists and an ace to pace the Lady Warriors in the win over Broome.