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Today's News

  • A.R. Rucker Middle School honors Rams stars

    A.R. Rucker Middle School recently held its annual Rams athletic awards night for the 2016-17 school year.

    Following are the awards:

    Football

    Ram Pride Award – Nygel Moore

    Principal’s Award – Phillip Mickles II

    Offensive Award – JiKeem Catoe

  • Warriors seek to continue soccer success

    The Indian Land Warriors soccer team is looking to continue its tradition of success this season.

    The Warriors, who have played for the Class AA state title five straight seasons, are bidding to continue their run in ILHS’s first year in Class AAA soccer.

    ILHS, led by veteran coach Adam Cole, faces a challenge as the team features only seven returnees off the 2016 team, which went 19-6 and fell to Bishop England in the Class AA state title match at Irmo High School.

  • Red Hawks edge Bruins

    Westwood High School scored two early runs and protected the lead for a 2-1 Region III-AAAA baseball win over Lancaster High School at Doomsday Corner on Thursday night.

    The Bruins tallied their lone run in the fourth inning when senior Evan Hardin’s RBI hit scored Austin Catoe.

    Catoe and Anson Taylor each had a hit to account for the Bruins’ three hits in the game.

    Logan Phillips, who worked four innings, took the loss.

  • LHS golfers remain unbeaten

    The unbeaten Lancaster High School golf team pushed its record to 13-0, taking a pair of Region III-AAAA wins Thursday.

    The Bruins topped the three-way match, carding a 161. South Pointe of Rock Hill shot a 195 and York posted a 211.

    LHS junior standout Brady Hinkle shot a three-over 39 over nine holes to take medalist honors.

  • Lady Vols’ Robertson, Sowell lead girls honors

    Andrew Jackson High School girls basketball coach Sha’Ron Robertson produced a dandy hoops debut in her first season leading the Lady Volunteers.

    Robertson, who had served as a varsity assistant and the junior varsity girls basketball coach, stepped up to the challenge for the 2016-17 season.

    Robertson led the Lady Vols to an 18-8 record and the Region IV-AA title.

  • AJ’s Wright, James lead boys honors

    The 2016-17 Lancaster County boys basketball season belonged to the Andrew Jackson Volunteers.

    AJ veteran head coach Danny Wright and Vols junior star Dontarius James led the way in county hardwood success.

    Wright is The Lancaster News boys’ basketball Coach of the Year and James is The News’ Player of the Year.

  • Column: Mullikin gets backing of top Mulvaney aide

    I am endorsing Tom Mullikin to replace U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina’s 5th District. My reasoning is simple: Tom is the best man for the job.
    That said, this is not an endorsement I take lightly, nor did I decide to lend my support without great reflection and consideration. Fact is, I have other friends in the district who are also campaigning for Mick’s former House seat.

  • Column: Republicans obstructed Obama? In many cases, they enabled him

    In his March 20 response to my earlier article, Michael Jedson contends that the Republicans said “no to anything/everything Obama tried to get through Congress.”
    What about the $800 billion stimulus approved in 2009 that disappeared into big bank bailouts and crony projects like Solyndra without creating many shovel-ready jobs or green-energy programs?
    What about Obama’s two Supreme Court appointments, which many Republicans supported? One of them boasted of having a Hispanic and feminist agenda in her mind, which should have disqualified her.

  • Andrew Jackson VI to speak in Lancaster

    As part of Lancaster County’s celebration of Andrew Jackson’s 250th birthday this year, Tennessee Judge Andrew Jackson VI will speak at the Cultural Arts Center this Thursday.
    Judge Jackson is a frequent lecturer on Andrew Jackson at schools, civic groups and at The Hermitage, the seventh president’s historic Tennessee home in Nashville.

  • Lancaster man pleads guilty in federal straw-purchase case

    A Lancaster man has followed his girlfriend’s example and pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to his role in a plot to straw-purchase a firearm.
    Adam Tyler Shrader, 22, pleaded guilty last week in federal court in Columbia to one count of conspiracy to make a straw purchase of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Beth Drake said in a release.
    U.S. District Judge Mary Geiger Lewis will sentence Shrader after reviewing a presentencing report from the U.S. Probation Office, Drake said.