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Today's News

  • Volunteers down rival Knights

    Andrew Jackson improved to 4-3 in Region IV-AA baseball play with a 9-4 win over North Central on Monday night.

    Brett Percival hurled the win, going three innings. He allowed no earned runs and two hits. Percival struck out three.

    Will Hudson went four frames and whiffed five. He gave up no earned runs and two hits.

    Percival paced a 10-hit attack with two singles, two runs batted in and scored a run. Hudson had two singles, a RBI and scored a run.

    William Wrape added two singles and a RBI.

  • Lady Bruins looking for strong soccer finish

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster High girls’ soccer team has seven seniors, a new coach and high hopes for the season. 

    “The willingness of the players to learn and apply their knowledge to the pitch makes me hopeful,” LHS first-year girls soccer coach Sal Estrada said. “They have a great coachable attitude.”

    The team, at 6-5, is third in Region III-AAAA with a 4-3 record behind 5-0 York and South Pointe, 3-1.

  • Experience key for LHS soccer

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster High School boys’ soccer team, 4-5 on the season, 3-2 in Region III-AAAA play, is continuing to build off the experience of seven seniors and looking to make their presence felt in the second half of the season.

    The Bruins are coming off a 10-8 season last year – 7-3 in region play, good enough for second place and a home playoff game against Greenville, a postseason loss.

    Last year’s team lost five seniors to graduation.

  • USCL Lancers crown Queens

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster improved to 14-12 with a three-game sweep of the Queens University club baseball team over the weekend.

    The Lancers capped the sweep with two wins over Royals at the LHS baseball field on Saturday afternoon.

    The Lancers posted a 6-2 win over Queens as Patrick Dizon had two hits, including a double, and drove in four runs.

    Nick Cicci had two hits, including a double, and drove in a run.

    Griffin Jester, who worked four innings, was the winner. He allowed three earned runs and struck out four.

  • Buford soccer blanks GSSM with 2-0 win

    The Buford varsity boys soccer team extended its regular season record to 7-1 with a 2-0 win at the Governor's School for Science and Math on Friday in Hartsville.

    In the 23rd minute, senior Bryton Davis scored on a corner kick whipped in front of the goal for an assist by fellow senior Blaine Gossman.

    Buford created many opportunities throughout the opening half, but Davis' score was the lone goal until halftime.

  • Lancaster Motor Speedway suffers first rainout of 2018

    Rain washed out racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    LMS was the last track standing in the Carolinas to try and host a race Saturday.

    The extended forecast called for the rain to arrive around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, but a pop-up storm around 8 p.m. when the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model race was getting ready to qualify gave LMS its first rainout of the season.

    LMS action returns Saturday with the same card as this past Saturday.

  • No garden spot, no problem

    The United Way Community Garden gives entire families a way to grow their own fresh produce.

    The garden is member-only, but is open to all Lancaster County residents and is free to use. Free seeds and plants are provided to those who need them.

    The United Way of Lancaster County writes grants and partners with local businesses to make the garden possible. 

  • Going solar

    Going green, whether for the environment or the green in your wallet, is becoming easier in Lancaster County. More and more homeowners are going solar and cutting their power bills by 25 to 50 percent.

    Nearly half a dozen residents with recently installed glossy black panels on their rooftops talked about their savings last week. Some own and some lease the photovoltaic or solar electric equipment. They all saved a lot of cash.

  • Gardening is her passion

    Charis Grabbe, 14, has a green thumb and a state 4-H gardening award to prove it.

    Charis took home first place in the 2017 S.C. 4-H Small Garden Project’s junior division for Lancaster County, the Midlands Region and the state. 

    She is the first overall state winner from Lancaster County in any 4-H project area.

  • Let's go to the movies!

    Denise Johnston

    For The Lancaster News

    RedStone 14 theater in Indian Land celebrated its grand opening Friday. The theater boasts 14 screens and the only PDX Large Format Auditorium in South Carolina.

    The lobby of the theater was decked out in balloon arches simulating popcorn popping out of red and white striped boxes. Vases of flowers in the theater’s theme colors of blue, gold and yellow sat in the center of each café table. The atmosphere was warm and inviting with a sense of anticipation in the air.