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Today's Sports

  • Jackets top Bruins in shootout...

    Buford made it two soccer wins over county rival Lancaster High School this season, taking a 5-4 shootout victory over the Bruins at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

    The match was scoreless through regulation and two five-minute overtime periods with the contest decided in the shootout.

    The Jackets’ Ethan Funderburk, Jim Small, William Ingram, Zayn Sutton and Blaine Gossman each converted on shots in the shootout.

    Lancaster, in the shootout, had scores from Ernest Nunez, Christian Diaz, Jonathan Baker and Aydan Saldana.

  • Warriors edge Cougars

    YORK – Indian Land continued its stellar diamond play, rallying for a 4-3 road win over Class AAAA foe York High School on Monday night.

    The Warriors, coming off a runner-up finish in the Wheels Invitational baseball tournament in Rock Hill last week, ignited for two runs in the seventh inning and held on for the one-run win over the Cougars.

    Daniel Gueldner, who had three hits, opened the ILHS seventh inning with a hit and moved to third as Trace White reached on an error.

  • Volunteers deck Buford 7-1

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson captured the first of two regular-season baseball clashes with Region IV-AA rival Buford High School, taking a 7-1 win over the Jackets on Friday night at the Volunteers field.

    The Volunteers snapped a scoreless draw in second inning, scoring three runs for a 3-0 edge.

    AJ extended its lead in the third with a four-run frame, highlighted by catcher Gavin Phillips’ two-run home run to left center field.

  • Bruins take 14-9 win over Jackets

    BUFORD – Lancaster completed a season’s baseball sweep of county rival Buford High School, downing the Jackets, 14-9 in a high-scoring, slugfest at Buford Park on Monday night.

    The Bruins, who defeated Buford, 2-1 on April 3 at home, built a 12-3 lead after six innings and held on for the five-run win.

    Lancaster, with an eight-run second inning, took an 8-1 edge and stayed on top for the victory.

    The teams combined for 27 hits in the game.

  • Lady Warriors poised for title...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School Lady Warriors are the defending Class AAA state soccer champions and the ILHS girls appear poised to make another run for state gold this spring.

    The Lady Warriors of veteran head coach Mark Bonda are 11-3-1, with 16 players back from the 2017 Class AAA state title squad.

    “The key to our season has been our consistent level of play, focus and striving to compete,” Bonda said. “We have the talent and the ability. It’s about putting all the pieces of the puzzle together.

  • Lady Volunteers trip Buford

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson improved to 8-2 in Region IV-AA softball with a 12-2 home win over county rival Buford High School on Thursday night.

    The Lady Vols, 13-7, bolted to a 7-0 lead after two frames on the way to the 10-run win in six innings.

    “This was a big win for us,” AJ softball coach Wesley Kidd said. “It’s nice to go into our spring break with a win, but we have to come back off spring break and play well.”

    Carley Sims sparked the Lady Vols’ 12-hit attack with three hits and a RBI.

  • Jackets’ Ingram signs to play at...

    BUFORD – The soccer pipeline from Buford High School to the University of South Carolina Union has added another solid link.

    Buford High School senior William Ingram will join Jackets teammates Zayn Sutton and Blaine Gossman in the USCU Bantams soccer program next fall.

    The 2018 season marks USC Union’s first year in National Junior College Athletic Association Region X men’s soccer.

  • Lundy’s 3 goals propel AJ to win...

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers got off to a fast start, but had to hold on to post a 3-2 girls soccer win over county rival Lancaster High School at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium on Thursday night.

    Taylor Lundy, an AJ High sophomore striker who scored all of her team’s goals, tallied the Lady Vols’ opening two goals in the first 15 minutes of the match.

    Lancaster, sparked by Michaela Burton, charged back to tie the match with 10 minutes to play as Burton scored the second of her two goals in the match.

  • Bolt, Warriors stun Trojans

    ROCK HILL – The Indian Land Warriors turned heads with their win in the second day of the Wheels Invitational baseball tournament in Rock Hill.

    The Warriors, behind the stellar mound work of ace senior hurler Nolan Bolt, knocked off Northwestern High School 6-0 on Thursday night.

    The Trojans, the top-ranked team in Class AAAAA baseball, are the Class AAAAA defending state baseball champions.

  • Volunteers down Bruins

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson, for the second time in three days, posted a win over Class AAAA county rival Lancaster on Wednesday night.

    The Volunteers, who defeated the Bruins, 7-3 on Monday at LHS, notched a 5-1 home win over the Bruins.

    Griffin Gardner, who worked five innings, was the winner. He struck out five and allowed two walks, two hits and a run.

    Colby Jackson worked the final two innings and fanned one with two hits and no walks.