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Today's Sports

  • Shigley pleased with Vols spring...

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School football coach Todd Shigley said the 2019 Volunteers spring practice was a plus.
    “I was happy that our numbers were good, an average of about 50 for each practice we had,” Shigley said. “I felt good about our turnout.
    “We continue to have good numbers for spring practice,” Shigley said.
    “We used to have a problem with that, but that has changed for us.

  • Warriors looking for new AD...

    INDIAN LAND – For the third time in two years, Indian Land High School is looking for a new athletics director.
    Mike Edwards, who has served as the Warriors athletics director since his hiring in June of 2018, has resigned.
    “I was relieved of my duties as athletic director by David Shamble (Indian Land High School principal) and asked to resign,” said Edwards in a statement on Friday, May 31.
    Edwards, 58, didn’t make any further comment, but noted he was hired for the job June 1, 2018.

  • Piranhas practice ahead of 2019...
  • Sheppard wins first-ever World...

    The World Of Outlaws Super Late Model Series did not disappoint anyone Saturday night, as this was its first time ever at Lancaster Speedway.
    When the green flag dropped to start the race, hometown driver Ben Watkins led the big dogs of the World Of Outlaw Super Late Model field.
    Watkins had the highside in his favor as he was throwing down some laps that the World Of Outlaw drivers could not catch up to in the race.
    Watkins, at this point, started to pull away from the field.

  • Post 31 falls at home Thursday

    The winless Lancaster Post 31 senior baseball team, 0-3 on the season, will look to get on track when it returns to American Legion League III play June 11.
    The P-31 senior team dropped a 3-1 loss to Fort Mill Post 43 to cap the squad’s May schedule on Thursday night at Eggleton Field.
    Lancaster, which opened its season with losses to Rock Hill Post 34 last week, will look to rebound at home when the P-31 seniors will face League III newcomer Chapin-Newberry in a 7 p.m. game a week from Tuesday night.

  • Allen leads BHS girls hoops...

    Buford High School senior guard Hunter Allen, a Class AA all-state and an all-region selection, led the Lady Jackets basketball awards for the 2018-19 season.
    Hunter and her BHS hoops teammates were honored at the team’s annual awards night May 19 at La Chalupa Mexican Restaurant in Lancaster.
    Allen, who averaged 14.3 points and 3.9 rebounds to go with three assists and 4.7 steals a game, was honored as the BHS girls basketball MVP.

  • Indian Land girl gets early...

    Mac Banks
    For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – While getting money to play college athletics is pretty special, doing so when you are only 16 is extraordinary.
    Indian Land’s Shelby Ryberg will be playing college soccer at USC-Lancaster, but she  also graduated early at only 16-years-old. Ryberg finished her senior year at Indian Land High School as a member of the ILHS class of 2019.
    “I started doing my high school credits when I was in the eighth grade,” she said.

  • Gardner signs with Lancers

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior pitcher Griffin Gardner, in one of his final days at the Lancaster County Class AA school, did something for his future.
    Gardner, a two-year star for the Volunteers baseball team, is bound for the next level after signing with the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team on Tuesday, three days shy of his high school commencement.

  • Watts pleased with Jackets...

    The annual Buford High School spring football game ended in a 7-all tie on May 23 at Jackets Stadium.
    “It was competitive and we worked in a lot of players,” BHS coach Tripp Watts said. “We just went out in helmets and this allowed us to let everybody get in on the action during the game, including rising ninth graders.
    “That’s what we wanted,” Watts said. “We wanted all our players to see action to give them some time in a game-like situation.”

  • Hinson leads AJ sports awards

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior athlete Jamie Hinson earned the Volunteers Athlete of the Year for the 2018-19 season and the annual AJ sports awards showed why he garnered the Volunteers’ top honor.
    Hinson, a three-sport athlete, earned All-Region IV-AA honors in football and basketball.
    He was presented the Vols Competitive Spirit Award for the 2018 AJ football season, a 6-5 finish and playoff bid.