High School Sports

  • LHS soccer standout Plyler signs to play at Coker College

    Lancaster High School girls soccer star Lydia Plyler launched her final high school semester with action on her future.
    Plyler, the ace goalkeeper on the LHS Lady Bruins soccer team, signed a scholarship to continue her education and soccer career at Coker College in Hartsville.

  • Blazers finish strong for win over Bruins

    The Lancaster Bruins, flirting with a hoops upset, rallied, but couldn’t pull it off Tuesday night in the LHS basketball 2018-19 Region III-AAAA home opener.
    Ridge View, the Class AAAA defending state champion, had a battle with the Bruins, but was able to take home the tough road win over the scrappy Bruins.
    Lancaster, which was in the game throughout the night, opened the fourth quarter with an 8-0 run to slice the Blazers’ lead to one, 44-43.

  • Lions net OT win for split with AJ

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    RICHBURG – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split Region IV-AA games  with the host Lewisville Lions on Tuesday night.
    The second-ranked Lady Vols won, 56-38. The Vols lost to the Lions in double overtime, 84-83.
    The boys’ game was an intense battle the entire game. The Lewisville boys came out with a full-court press and tried to deny the Vols any room to work. The Vols stuck to their sets and worked the ball to the net consistently.

  • Jackets honor fall sports stars

    The top student athletes in seven fall sports at Buford High School were recognized Tuesday night for their accomplishments an almost-standing-room crowd in the school cafeteria.
    “We like to brag on our kids a lot,” said BHS Athletics Director Eric Funderburk. “You can tell by what these coaches say that they care about your  kids.”
    Cross country
    Buford boys cross country coach Patrick Marshall noted that the Yellow Jackets fans are faithful regardless of the sport.

  • Lady Warriors end skid with solid win over Cycs

    The Indian Land High School girls basketball skid has ended.
    The Lady Warriors, launching the 2019 portion of their 2018-19 hoops schedule, did so in a big way, rolling to a 61-34 win over Region IV-AAA foe Chester High School at the CHS gym on Friday night.
    The resounding 27-point win snapped a 34-game skein going back to the end of the 2016-17 season when ILHS dropped a 53-31 playoff loss to Emerald High School of Greenwood on Feb. 16, 2017.

  • Warriors wrestlers top Porter Ridge field

    The Indian Land High School Warriors wrestling team continued its solid play, capturing all the mat booty at the Pirate Duals at Porter Ridge High School in Union County, N.C. on Saturday.
    The ILHS matmen, 15-2, went 5-0 in the dual tournament.
    Coach Leon Boulware’s team prevailed over Forest View of Gaston County, N.C., 74-3, 38-20 over host Porter Ridge, 62-15 over Anson County, N.C., 55-21 over Butler High School of Mecklenburg County, N.C., and 49-24 over East Meck High of Charlotte.

  • Warriors rebound, net split

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors got back on track, rolling to an 80-56 home win over county rival Buford on Monday night in the ILHS gym.
    The Warriors’ 24-point win gave ILHS a split of the non-region twin bill, with the BHS Lady Jackets taking a 49-33 victory in the varsity opener.
    “We were happy to get a win coming off the region loss at Chester on Friday night,” Indian Land boys coach Nate Smith said. “It was a battle as is always the case when we play Buford.

  • Bruins open region, sweep York

    Lancaster launched its Region III-AAAA hoops schedule with double delight on Friday night in York.
    The Bruins took two from the host Cougars, with the girls winning 43-37 and the LHS boys rolling to a 70-48 victory.
    The LHS boys, who have won three of their last four games – all away from home, started strong on the way to the 22-point win.
    Lancaster, 6-7, 1-0, opened a 23-13 lead after one period and pushed their advantage to 40-26 at the break.

  • Vols jolt Jackets in mat split

    Andrew Jackson, ranked fourth in Class A-AA wrestling, split a pair of matches at county rival Buford High School on Thursday night.
    The Vols, 9-5 on the season with a 3-2 region record, topped match host Buford, but fell to CATA, Central Academy of Technology and Arts of Union County, N.C.
    CATA also topped Buford to go 2-0 on the night.
    AJ, in the match with the host Jackets, posted a 57-21 win over Buford.

  • LCPRC stars state runner-up

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission 9-10 soccer all-stars gave a valiant effort and fell just short in their quest for a state championship last month in Walhalla.
    The Lancaster County stars, who represented the district that included Lancaster, Buford, Heath Springs and Kershaw, dropped a tough loss on penalty kicks to finish as the state runner-up to Bluffton, the Southern District champion.
    The Lancaster County 9-10 stars, who won the Central District title to qualify for the state tournament, opened play in the tourney facing host Walhalla.