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Today's Sports

  • Jacket booters fall in second-...

    The Buford High men’s varsity team opened the Class AA Upper State soccer playoffs with a convincing 8-0 home win over Eau Claire on May 1.
    Senior Blaine Gossman had two goals, and added an assist. Junior Jesse Black also tallied twice for the Jackets. Seniors Jim Small, Nate Purser, and William Ingram each contributed a goal, and sophomore Logan Jaillette netted his first goal of his varsity career as he converted a penalty kick following an EC foul in the 18-yard box.
    Senior Bryton Davis also had a big hand in the scoring, adding four assists.

  • Vols, Jackets athletes in state...

    Andrew Jackson and Buford High School track athletes will compete in the Class AA state track meet this weekend.
    The AJ Lady Volunteers are led by Niyana Jones who is the top qualifier in the girls high jump at 5-02. Jones also qualified fourth in the long jump at 16 feet.
    Oshamiya Black placed eighth in the triple jump at 31-08.
    In the boys, AJ was led by Darrion Wright, third in the high jump with a 6-04 effrot.
    LaKyle McIlwain finished sixth in the 110 high hurldes in 16.31.

  • Bruins set for state meet

    Lancaster High School has a host of athletes who have qualified for the Class AAAA state track meet.

    The Bruins qualified at the state qualifier held at Sumter High School last Satuday.

    The LHS girls are led by sophomore Tierra Belk, who ran a 12.45 to place eighth.

    Belk also ran a leg on the seventh-place 4 x 100 relay. Belk, Quanie Simmons, Rekia Polk and Ashanti Talford ran a 49.47. The alternate is Mohongany Perry.

    In the boys 400 dash, Frederick Thompson placed third in 49.75.

  • Warriors stay alive to face...

    Indian Land rebounded to earn a bid to the Class AAA Upper State baseball championship round on Monday.

    The Warriors rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to take a 3-2 win over Pendleton High School. The ILHS boys, now a school-record 22-8, snapped a 2-all tie with a single run in the fourth inning to take the win.

    The tight win advances Indian Land to face Seneca for the Class AAA Upstate title. The Warriors will have to defeat the Bobcats twice Wednesday to stay alive and advance to the Class AAA state title series.

  • Davis, Henry lead Warriors in...

    SPARTANBURG – The Indian Land High School Warriors have qualified a host of athletes for the Class AAA state meet this weekend in Columbia.

    The ILHS boys were led by senior Marlin Davis who won the 100 and 200 meter dash events at the Class AAA Upper State qualifier at Broome High School in Spartanburg County. The top four fnishers advance to the state meet at Spring Valley High School.

    Davis ran a 10.70 to win the 100 and posted a 21.74 to win the 200.

    He was also second in the 400-meter dash in 49.02.

  • Lady Warriors Upstate champs

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors will defend their Class AAA state girls soccer championship.

    The ILHS girls captured the Class AAA Upper State title for the second straight season, rolling to a 6-0 road win over Woodruff High School on Monday night.

    The Lady Warriors, 19-3-1, built a 4-0 halftime lead and added pair of second-half goals on the way to their fourth straight shutout win in postseason play.

  • Mosley captures Cauthen Motors...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway action Saturday night was wild  and crazy.

    The top race was in the Renegade Division with the Cauthen Motors Renegade Rumble paying $2,000 to win.

    Andrew Baker and Travis Mosley were on the front row, with  Josh Langley and Tyler Love on row two.

    The third row featured Brandy Baker and Brady Kirk, with Andy Hodges and Andy Blackwood on the fourth row.

    Any of those drivers can win anywhere in the Renegade Division at any track.

  • Bolt boosts IL to playoff win

    CAMDEN – Indian Land Bolted into the winner’s bracket of the Class AAA Upper State championship baseball playoffs Thursday in Camden.

    The 21-7 Warriors, bolstered by ace senior pitcher Nolan Bolt, opened the Class AA Upstate title tournament with a 4-1 win over Camden High School.

    Camden, the Region IV-AAA runner-up to Indian Land during regular-season play, didn’t have an answer for Bolt on the mound, or at the plate.

  • AJ’s Crosby to play at Claflin

    KERSHAW – Claflin University is the right place for Andrew Jackson High School senior volleyball star Makaylen Crosby.

    So good that the Lady Volunteers ace student-athlete is going to spend the next four years at the Orangeburg college, a NCAA Div. II member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

    Crosby made it official, signing with the Lady Panthers volleyball program on April 27 in the AJ media center.

    “Claflin feels like home,” Crosby said. “When I went there, it felt like home.

  • Bruins, Warriors show strength...

    The annual Lancaster High School liftathon, which included Indian Land, was heavy on fundraising attempts by both county schools.

    The annual event, held in the spring, serves as a fundraiser as football players, with the completion of winter workouts centered on the weight room, seek pledges for the bench press. The more pounds the more money for the effort.

    Lancaster invited Indian Land to be a part of the liftathon, held in the LHS gym on April 28.