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High School Sports

  • Lady Warriors solid for softball season

    The 2019 Indian Land Lady Warriors are off to a fast start on the diamond and look to continue their shining success under veteran coach Monica Barfield.
    Indian Land was 3-0 on the season to open the week.
    The Lady Warriors sport six returning starters off the ILHS softball team which advanced to the Class AAA Upper State title series.
    The Lady Warriors, on the way to the Upstate championship series, captured the Region IV-AAA championship and Class AAA District IV softball crown.
    The Lady Warriors return their share of experience from the 2018 team.

  • Lady Jackets top rival Bruins

    The Buford High School girls’ softball team improved to 7-2 with an 11-4 win over county rival Lancaster High School on Monday.
    Yancey Dingler hurled the BHS win, posting seven strikeouts and a walk.
    Dingler, at the bat, delivered two hits and drove in a run.
    Jamaya Miller took the loss for the Lady Bruins.
    Hunter Allen led the Lady Jackets with three hits, a stolen base and two RBIs.
    Emily Taylor had two hits and two RBIs, Kayley Stroud slammed a home run and drove in two runs.

  • Clark leads Warriors basketball honors

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School junior guard Destin Clark, with little surprise, led the Warriors hoops honors.
    Clark, who averaged 30.1 points a game, was the lone ILHS player to earn All-Region IV-AAA honors this season.
    Clark also earned the team’s Offensive Award. In addition to his 30.1 scoring average, Clark grabbed 3.2 rebounds a game this season for the 4-15 Warriors, who went 1-7 in region play.

  • Jackets' Bufford to play at Newberry

    The Buford High School conference room was crowded with a positive buzz for a Yellow Jackets football ace Friday afternoon.
    There was good reason as BHS star receiver-defensive back Dwayne Bufford, also a stellar student, set his future as family, friends, coaches and school administrators watched with interest.
    Most donned red Newberry College T-shirts in support of Bufford’s choice of the Wolves.

  • Jackets sting Bruins for 7-2 win

    Buford built a 4-0 lead on the way to a 7-2 win over county rival Lancaster High School on Monday night at Doomsday Corner.
    LHS rallied to make it 4-1 after five innings, but the Jackets answered with a pivotal three-run sixth inning to seal the five-run win.
    Jonathan Belk, in five innings of work, was the winner, yielding two hits, three walks and a run. He struck out five LHS batters.
    Logan Deese went two-thirds of an inning and yielded a hit, run and two walks. He fanned two.

  • LHS netters blank Blazers

    Lancaster High School Bruins boys tennis blanked Region III-AAAA opponent Ridge View High School, 7-0 on Thursday.
    The win over the Blazers kept the LHS boys unbeaten on the 2019 tennis season.
    Singles
    • Isaac Thomas (L) defeated Kaleb Phelps (RV), 6-0, 6-0
    • Brevon McKinney (L) defeated Riley Snell (RV), 6-0, 6-1
    • Connor Parman (L) defeated Hari Kumar (RV), 6-0, 6-0
    • Jakob Sapp (L) defeated Ethan Lewis (RV), 6-0, 6-0

  • Simmons to play baseball at Peace

    Jalen Simmons, a Buford High School senior, is excited to continue his journey as a baseball player at William Peace University in Raleigh, N.C.
    Simmons was discovered by the William Peace University Pacers coaching staff at an Impact Baseball Camp in January. After attending recruit day at the university and seeing what the university offered academically, Simmons said he decided the school was the place for him in his future.
    The Division III University plays its home games at the USA Baseball Stadium in
    Cary, N.C.

  • BHS’s Blackmon signs with Erskine

    Buford High School senior Alexis Blackmon is set to make her mark as a freshman at Erskine College next spring.
    Blackmon, a veteran member with the BHS cheer squad, is going to be part of a new team at the Due West school.
    Blackmon has signed a scholarship to be part of the Flying Fleet’s first acrobatics and tumbling team.
    She made it official Friday, March 8, signing with the Fleet in the Lancaster County Class AA school’s media center.

  • Lady Bruins look to improve with season

    The 2019 Lancaster High School Lady Bruins softball team has a challenge this season.
    The LHS girls, with a few returnees from the 2018 team, are looking at a building season.
    Lancaster, 17-5 last season, featured a nine-player senior group led by then first-year head coach Erin Walker.
    The Lady Bruins will feature a host of new faces this season following the departure of the senior-laden squad.

  • Jackets ignite, wing Eagles

    Buford ignited for four runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a 5-2 comeback road win over previously unbeaten Central of Pageland on Thursday night.
    BHS, down 2-1 in the seventh, tallied four runs to spark the win.
    Dylan Montgomery drilled a two-run double and Jonathan Belk and Brett Sistare rapped RBI hits in the pivotal frame.
    “We had clutch hits to spark the rally,” BHS coach Michael Adams said.
    “This was a big win for our team. I’m proud of our guys.”