Today's News

  • See Lancaster to unveil ornament

    See Lancaster SC and the city of Lancaster are pleased to announce the unveiling of the 10th series of the Lancaster Christmas Ornament.

    See Lancaster is hosting the event at its offices at the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., from  5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday to unveil the new ornament.

    The first ornament in the series was released in 2000. Each year, the ornaments feature one of Lancaster County’s historic places.

  • Breaking NewsMcGriff wins District 2 seat

    Charlene McGriff easily won the District 2 County Council race Tuesday.

    McGriff received 397 votes to 183 write-in votes for Blondale Funderburk, according to unofficial totals in the special election.

    All but 21 of the write-in votes for Funderburk came from absentee ballots.

    It had been known for weeks that there was probably a write-in candidate in the race, but it wasn’t known who the candidate was.

  • Founders team's birdie wins Rub of the Green

    For a fun tournament, the 22nd annual Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament featured some serious play Thursday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The winner was determined by a card playoff, with the Founders team, which tied for first with a 54, taking the win with a birdie on No. 15.

    The Founders team included Brian Bass, Rocky Miller, Ken Ackerman and Thomas Hardin.

    A couple of members of the Founders team aided the win with key play.

  • Total Control powerlifters shine in N.C. meet

    A host of Total Control Power Club powerlifters registered a strong showing in the North Carolina state powerlifting championships in Shelby, N.C., on Oct. 10.

    The Total Control Club featured teen, junior and master powerlifter competitors at the meet held in the Cleveland Community College.

    Dylan Short, in the age 14-15 181-pound division, highlighted his effort with a state record 165-pound bench press.

    Short’s 689-pound total included a 270-pound squat and a 254-pound dead lift.

  • IL's Walker lone county winner at Tri-County Coaches meeting

    Indian Land High junior long snapper Bradley Walker was the lone county winner at the week nine meeting of the Founders Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

    Walker was perfect on his long snaps, continuing a streak he has had all season to earn the Division II Special Teams Player of the Week. He also made two tackles on the Warriors’ punt team in IL’s 35-21 loss to county rival Buford.

    Lewisville High School, which defeated Chester County rival Great Falls 15-14, had three winners in Division II voting.

  • Pride, playoffs key factors

    Playoffs as well as pride figure prominently into prep football play this week.

    County teams Lancaster and Andrew Jackson will be looking to post wins to enhance their playoff hopes.

    Buford and Indian Land are playing for pride.

    The Jackets, who are headed to the Class A Upper State playoffs, will battle in a non-region game with the AFC Rangers of Charlotte.

    Indian Land, out of the playoff picture this season, is shooting for a win to cap its season.

    Lancaster hits the road for a trip down I-77 South to face Ridge View in Region IV-AAAA play.

  • Jackets charge to blank Rangers

    BUFORD Friday night was Senior Night for the Buford Yellow Jackets, as they hosted the AFC Rangers. The night was special as the maroon and gold notched a 20-0 win over the Charlotte-based team.

    The action in this contest didn’t really get going until the second half.  The first half was a tale of two lackluster offenses, along with stingy defenses that didn’t give up a single point.

  • Lady Bruins blitz Trojans, advance

    Lancaster High School didn’t face Northwestern in regular-season tennis play, but the teams battled in the Class AAAA playoffs, with the Lady Bruins prevailing 6-1 in an impressive  first-round match.

    LHS, 15-2, 10-0, rolled by the Lady Trojans to advance to host Spartanburg in second-round play Thursday at the J.P. Richards Tennis Complex at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.

    The Lancaster-Northwestern match was originally scheduled for Tuesday, but postponed to Wednesday due to heavy rain.

  • LHS survives Blazers' blitz

    BLYTHEWOOD The Lancaster Bruins, on Halloween eve, lived to tell after surviving a hard-charging Ridge View Blazers’ points stampede Friday night at the Blythewood High School Stadium.

    The Bruins, seemingly in control with a 23-0 lead in the final period, held on by their claws to win a 23-20 cliffhanger over Ridge View.

  • Speedway crowns points champions

    The racing didn’t match the weather at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    The weather was cool, while the racing action was hot as the track’s 2009 points champions were crowned.

    u In the crate late model heats, the winners were Ross Bailes and Andy Blackwood.

    When the green flag dropped in the main event, it was all Bailes taking the lead out of turns one and two and he never looked back. Bailes won, but the battle for second was heating up between Steve Banal, Timbo Mangum and Blackwood.