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Today's News

  • Gamecocks win first Certified SC Grown series

    COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina won the first year of the Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series, an annual  points competition between the state’s flagship universities in head-to-head athletic events. Points were also awarded for highest team GPA and for a food drive tackling hunger in their communities.

  • CPTC has 16 headed to Junior Olympics

    Columbus Parker Track Club has 16 athletes who have qualified to participate in the National AAU Jr. Olympics in Houston, Texas where the meet will be held July 30-Aug. 6.

    Following are the CPTC athletes headed to the AAU nationals.

    - 800 Meter Run – Jaden Alexander.

    - 1500M Racewalk – Emori Mitchell, Avery Alexander, Brenden Alexander and Jaleel Alexander.

  • LGC sets par-three tourney July 23

    The Lancaster Golf Club will host a par-three golf tournament July 23 with a shotgun start at noon.

    The 18-hole tournament will feature cash prizes on each hole.

  • P-31 to face Inman

    Lancaster Post 31 returns to the diamond for the second round of the S.C. American Legion Upper State baseball playoffs Monday night.

    Lancaster, the League V runner-up, advanced to second-round play to face Inman Post 45 in the best-of-five series.

    Inman hosts game one Monday at 7, with game two set for Lancaster’s Eggleton Field on Tuesday at 7.

  • Sports Talk: Smith still close to the game, school he loves

    Often you hear when a person retires, they seem to work just as hard, or harder than before they called it a career.

    Retired Great Falls High School basketball coach John Smith, the man with the common name and extraordinary coaching career, has been retired just over a couple of weeks, but he’s kept quite busy. Would you expect anything less?

  • Bill Evans, storyteller and friend, dies at 83

    My friend Bill Evans, even at 83, saw the world through the eyes of a 10-year-old boy.               
    Though he was a proud husband for 65 years, a dad, grandfather and great-grandpa, he never grew up. And gosh, I’m so glad he didn’t.

  • SECA Crate Late Models to return Saturday night

    Lancaster Super Speedway racing will be highlighted by the return of the SECA Crate Late Models on Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval.
    The SECA Crate Late Models are running a new racing format, starting with one-lap qualifying.
    After qualifying, the driver must report to the scales. Immediately after qualifying is finished, the top six cars will return to the track and line up for a five-lap dash for cash- $100 to win to determine the first six starting slots for the feature.

  • Dixie Boys 14U all-stars open district tourney play

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball 14U Dixie Boys all-stars open play in the South Carolina District 10 tournament Saturday at 6 p.m. at the York Recreation Complex on White Rose Lane in York.
    The Lancaster team will face the Kershaw County American League all-star team to open play.
    Host York will meet Kershaw County National at 8 p.m. Saturday. Round two is Sunday, with games at 6 p.m. and 8.

  • Warriors’ star Gerdes to make ILHS soccer history in Clash match Saturday

    Indian Land High School senior midfielder Garrett Gerdes will make Warriors’ soccer history Saturday afternoon.
    Gerdes, a four-year player for ILHS boys soccer team, will play in the 10th annual Clash of the Carolinas all-star soccer match at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh.
    Gerdes’ selection marks the first time an Indian Land High soccer player has played in the elite match.
    The 2016 match, which kicks off at 2 p.m., also marks the first time the contest has been played in North Carolina.

  • Column: FBI’s Comey: Move along folks, nothing to see here

    What were my feelings about the FBI findings on Hillary Clinton? First, I must say that I didn’t expect an indictment because she is a Clinton.

    If she had been before a grand jury and lied to them the way she did to the American people, she would have been in the same trouble Bill was in, but Bill was only impeached, disbarred and forced to pay an $850,000 settlement to Paula Jones. That would be a lot to some, but there was no jail time.