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High School Sports

  • Stallions dash to 52-0 win over Warriors

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – The last of Indian Land High School’s pre-region “gauntlet,” in ILHS coach Horatio Blades’ words, saw the Warriors face the South Pointe Stallions.

    The Stallions defensive front and linebackers stopped Indian Land’s running game. while SPHS quarterback Tahleek Steele threw for 405 yards and five touchdowns, leading the No. 2 Stallions to a 52-0 win.

  • Watts happy with Jackets’ surge, victory over AJ Vols

    KERSHAW – Tripp Watts is starting to feel good about his upstart Yellow Jackets.

    Watts, the fifth-year BHS head football coach, saw his team open the season at 0-3, but since that lethargic launch, the surging Jackets have reeled off two impressive wins to open Region IV-AA play.

    The Jackets, getting their offense on track, started their steak with a 52-27 home win over Chesterfield, and then notched a solid 28-7 road win over region and county rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night to spoil the Volunteers’ homecoming.

  • Jackets charge back, deck Vols

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Buford Yellow Jackets, with a strong second-half charge, notched a 28-7 victory over the rival Andrew Jackson Volunteers on Friday night at AJHS.

    The Jackets, locked in a 7-all halftime tie with the Vols, secured the victory with three second-half touchdowns.

    AJ, coming off a tough road loss to North Central where the Vols lost starting quarterback Chas DeBruhl with a broken collarbone, scored its lone TD on a pick six.

  • Buford sweeps AJ in volleyball play

    Buford, with a sweep, earned some Region IV-AA volleyball revenge on Thursday in the Jackets gym.

    Buford, which fell to county and region rival Andrew Jackson High School, 3-2 earlier in the prep volleyball season, notched a 3-0 win over the Lady Volunteers on Thursday night.

    Buford prevailed 25-23, 25-8 and 25-20 for the 3-0 victory.

    In the decisive third set of the match, AJ held the early lead before the Lady Jackets rallied for the five-point comeback win to take the victory.

  • South Pointe pounds Indian Land

    Second-ranked South Pointe pounds Indian Land, 52-0. 

  • Jackets ignite, top Vols

    Buford rallied from a 7-all halftime tie to take a 28-7 win over county and region rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night at AJHS.

  • York, Chester county players lead Tri-County awards

    RICHBURG – York and Chester county high school football players dominated the weekly awards for the Tri-County Football Coaches Association in week four.

    The Class AAAAA players of the week included three players from Fort Mill High School after the Yellow Jackets defeated Lugoff-Elgin High School, 41-21 to post their first win this season.

    Yellow Jackets running back Sebastian Lach was the offensive player of the week with 211 yards rushing and four touchdowns against the Demons.

  • Jackets’ Varnadore puts it on the line

    Timothy Varnadore loves playing football.

    As one would expect, Varnadore dislikes being away from the action.

    Varnadore, the Jackets’ senior right guard, doesn’t have to worry about being inactive.

    A two-year starter in the Jackets’ offensive line, the 6-2, 210-pounder is in the thick of the action on game night.

    He’s also a part of a defensive line rotation, seeing 15-20 plays a game at end, or tackle.

    Varnadore also plays on three BHS special teams.

  • Pigskin Picks still a tight race for the top

    The Pigskin Picks continues to be a tight race with Sports Editor Robert “How We Luv The Little Rascals” holding a game lead on Eric “The Red” Rowell.

    “Yep, it’s been like that for a few weeks, so something has to give,” Rowell said. “I’m hoping for a change because change is good.”

    Nope Hurricane Florence didn’t blow away the panel as all survived and ready to pick up the pieces and pick on.

  • 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.