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Today's News

  • Crook makes dance team at Limestone

    Ashley Lowrimore

    For The Lancaster News

    Senior Jessica Crook is not only the first Indian Land High School student to receive a dance scholarship to Limestone College, but also the first to earn a spot on the school’s dance team.

    In early March, Crook signed with the Gaffney-area college for a scholarship that will cover partial costs for her four years of education.

  • Rock Hill edges LHS golfers

    The Lancaster Bruins dropped their first loss of the 2018 high school golf season, falling to Class AAAAA foe Rock Hill High School by two shots.

    The Bearcats shot a 156 to top a three-way match with the Bruins and South Pointe High School at the Rock Hill Country Club on Thursday.

    Lancaster, 7-1 on the season, finished with a 158 and South Pointe shot a 182.

    Brady Hinkle and Simon Wright each shot a 38 to lead the Bruins. Trey Crenshaw had a 39.

    Mason Tucker and Baylee Evans each had a 43 for the Bruins.

  • Bruins blank York netters

    The Lancaster High School boys tennis team continued its solid play, blanking York High School 6-0 on Thursday.

    The Bruins’ Isaac Thomas won in the No. 1 singles match on a forfeit as York’s Blake Williams was out with a back injury.

    Singles

    Isaac Thomas (L) won by forfeit.

    Connor Palmeri (L) defeated Jackson Montgomery (Y), 7-5, 6-3.

    Jacob Hudson (L) defeated David Good (Y), 6-3, 6-4.

    Zack Onisick (L) defeated Noah Arnold (Y), 6-2, 6-0.

  • Bruins down Cougars

    The Lancaster High School boys soccer team improved to 5-3 in Region III-AAAA play with a 4-3 home win over York High School at Memorial Stadium on Thursday night.

    The Bruins, 6-6 overall, were led by Ernest Nunez who scored two goals in the LHS win.

    Jonathan Baker and Isaac Marin each had a goal for LHS.

    Marin had an assist as did Seth Blackmon and Jacob Cato, who assisted on a pair of goals in the Bruins’ win over the Cougars.

    Lancaster travels to rival Andrew Jackson High School to battle the 8-2 Volunteers on Monday night.

  • Lady Vols defeat Central, 6-3

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers softball team downed Central of Pageland 6-3 in Region IV-AA play on Wednesday at AJ.

    Rebecca Price hurled the Lady Vols to the win, yielding 10 hits.

    Caroline Wrenn led the AJ offense with two hits and a RBI. AJ senior Savannah Small had a hit and drove in two runs.

    Carley Sims and Makayla Cairnes each had a hit and drove in a run. Morgan Eason also had a hit in the Lady Vols offense.

  • Falk signs with Lancers volleyball

    INDIAN LAND – Olivia Falk is taking her game to the next level in the county seat.

    Falk, a standout volleyball player at Indian Land High School, will be playing the next two seasons at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.

    Falk, a Lady Warriors co-captain, was the ILHS middle blocker/hitter last season when Indian Land went 13-11, 6-2 in region play.

    The Lady Warriors, as the region runner-up, earned a playoff bid and went 1-1 in Class AAA Upper State postseason play.

  • Lady Jackets booters top Chester

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets soccer team improved to 6-4 on the season with a 2-1 road win over Class AAA foe Chester High School on Thursday night.

    Isabella Jones scored the game-clinching goal for BHS, netting the shot with three minutes to play.

    Marisa King scored the Lady Jackets’ first goal in the match.

    The night before at BHS, the Lady Jackets edged rival Lancaster High School in a 1-0 win on Wednesday.

    Isabella Jones had the lone goal of the tight match.

  • Warriors' Smith, Palmer lead all-county boys hoops honors

    Each season Indian Land High School boys basketball coach Nate Smith has a goal – win a state championship.

    Smith annually shoots for the state title, a lofty mark, but one he year-in and year-out quests for at the Lancaster County Panhandle school.

    ILHS, in its second season in Class AAA, didn’t reach the coveted top spot in March, but the Warriors made notable strides.

  • AJ’s Robertson, Lady Bruins’ Woods head girls all-county hoops awards

    Two who know hoops success led the top honors for The Lancaster News’ county girls basketball awards.

    Andrew Jackson High School coach Sha’Ron Robertson, who guided the Lady Volunteers to their second straight Region IV-AA championship, along with Lancaster High School senior player Zaria Woods, lead the girls hoops honors.

    Robertson is The Lancaster News 2017-18 Lancaster County Coach of the Year for girls basketball and Woods reaped Player of the Year laurels.

  • Column: Organ donation creates life-saving heroes

    Organ donation saves lives and families. Last month, 115,000 men, women and children were on the national transplant waiting list.
    More than 33,600 transplants were performed in 2016 (2,853 so far in 2018). And every 10 minutes, another person is added to the waiting list.
    Although 95 percent of U.S. adults support organ donation, only 54 percent have signed up as donors. The reality is that 20 people die each day waiting for a transplant, according to organdonor.gov.