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High School Sports

  • 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

  • Warriors top CHS Bulldogs in OT

    Warriors rally to knock off Camden, 20-14 in overtime

  • Bruins edge Red Hawks, 23-20

    Jacob Cato's 22-yard field goal lifts Bruins to 23-20 win over Westwood High School.

  • Warriors’ Dickerson leads Tri-County honors

    RICHBURG – Indian Land High School senior kicker Brandon Dickerson was the lone Lancaster County high school football player honored at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday.
    Dickerson was named the Class A-AAAA Specialist of the Week after his stellar showing in the Warriors’ 57-0 homecoming win over the Keenan Raiders.
    Dickerson drilled three extra points, a 49-yard field goal and averaged 34.4 yards per punt in the ILHS shutout win.

  • Jackets’ Griffin gives total effort

    Buford High School senior linebacker Tyler Griffin has a simple explanation to the Jackets’ extraordinary turnaround this season.
    Buford, 5-3, has won five straight since opening the season with three straight losses.
    “I knew once we got in region play, we were going to be alright,” Griffin said.
    “In our first three games, we played teams who had few players going both ways,” Griffin said. “They were sending 11 on and 11 off and that makes a big difference.