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Today's News

  • Lady Vols win Lewisville tourney

    Staff Reports

    RICHBURG – The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers swept to a pair of wins to capture the Lewisville preseason girls basketball tournament crown Tuesday at the LHS gym.

    AJ, coming off a 17-4 season, wrapped up the title with a 56-31 win over Class A foe Great Falls.

    AJ opened the tournament with a 52-29 win over North Central on Monday.

  • Bruins have solid hoops hopes

    The Lancaster Bruins made playoff runs last season and LHS hoops hopes are solid to do it again for the 2016-17 season as they compete in Class AAAA.

    The LHS boys, who were the region runner-up and advanced to second-round play, have a solid core back for coach Ricardo Priester’s 12th season leading the Bruins.

    The Lady Bruins, who won the Class AAA state title two years ago, won the region last season, earned a playoff bid and advanced to third-round play last winter.

  • Eagles soared to 1966 Class B state title

    KERSHAW – The 1966 Kershaw Eagles are celebrating their golden anniversary football season which earned gridiron gold.

    A flock of former Eagles of the Class B state championship team recently gathered at the Kershaw Recreation Center to remember and savor the special football season under the late coach Bill Few.

  • Tigers top Vols, 28-12

    SALUDA – Malik Brooks and the second-ranked Saluda Tigers just keep flowing in the Class AA Upper State football playoffs.

    The SHS Tigers, led by senior ace running back Brooks, were just a little too much for the visiting Andrew Jackson Volunteers in a 28-12 Class AA Upper State second-round win at Saluda’s Bettis Herlong Stadium on Friday night.

  • Antioch track hosts Thanksgiving Thunder

    The Antioch Speedway, located in Morganton, N.C., is hosting Thanksgiving Thunder today and Saturday.

    The race track is located at 2850 Race Track Street in Morganton, N.C., 28655.

    The Antioch track is running the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models, paying $1,200 to win and $125 to start.

    The Phillip Knight Memorial, for Vintage cars, is paying $400 to win and $50 to start.

    The Super Stock 4 has $500 to win and $50 to start. The Renegades will have $500 to win and $50 to start.

  • Buford cheerleaders fifth in state field

    The Buford High School cheerleaders continued their tradition of outstanding competition with a third straight top five finish in the state field.
    The Jackets, fourth in Class AA the last two seasons, had a challenge for the 2016 season when they competed in Class AAA.
    BHS, led by coach Julie Thompson, answered the challenge with a fifth overall finish in the Class AAA field at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia on Saturday.
    The Jackets scored 245 points, improving their state qualifying score 11 points.

  • Vols facing tough foe

    Andrew Jackson High second-year head coach C.J. Frye said the Volunteers will need a top effort to keep their season alive Friday night when they face Saluda in Class AA Upper State second-round football playoffs.
    AJ, 8-2, earned its shot at the 10-1 Saluda Tigers with a 42-21 win over Ninety Six on Friday night at home.
    AJ trailed 21-20 at the half, but roared back for the 21-point victory to keep its Class AA state title hopes alive.

  • Small fry stars post playoff win

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation small fry football all-stars, ages 9-10, rallied to take a 14-8 comeback win over Kershaw County-Lugoff at Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill on Saturday.

    The small fry stars trailed 8-6 at the half, as KCL took the two-point lead at the break with a pick six.

    The Lancaster County small fry stars took the lead on Trey Thompson’s touchdown run and Ladarius Cloud’s two-point conversion.

  • Doyle to play for NC Wolves

    Indian Land High School softball standout Gabbie Doyle made her decision to attend Newberry College and play for the Wolves on Nov. 18, but it’s been pretty clear for a while.

    Doyle, entering her fourth season with the IL Lady Warriors’ softball team, said Newberry has been on her list for a good stretch.

  • T-Day’s over, but still some turkeys here

    Staff Reports

    You would think since Thanksgiving is behind us, we wouldn’t be talking turkey.

    Yet here it is and you – the reader – have a roost of turkey’s before you.

    For another “notable” week, The News’ picks panel didn’t actually soar with the eagles, Philadelphia, Boston College or even Central Pageland. By the way, all three noble birds lost.