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  • Gaston’s blast lifts Lady Bruins to win

    Staff Reports
    One hit was enough for the Lancaster Lady Bruins in their Class AAAA Upper State District I softball tournament opener Thursday.
    LHS sophomore Elizabeth Gaston slammed a solo home run in the fourth inning and the Lady Bruins made it stand in a 1-0 playoff home win over Laurens.
    Gaston’s blast was the lone LHS hit in the win.
    Senior hurler Erin Walker worked seven innings and faced 25 batters and posted six strikeouts. She allowed a double and a walk.

  • LHS Lady Bruins rally, win on cancer survivors recognition night

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Lady Bruins rallied from a 2-1 deficit to notch a 3-2 win over Rock Hill High School to even their Region III-AAAA soccer mark at 5-5.
    The LHS girls, 13-5 overall, had one goal each from Tyson Blanton, Frances Whitesides and Lauren White.
    Ashley Cauthen assisted Blanton and Flo Tarque assisted Whitesides on her goal.

  • Know signs of child abuse and neglect

    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.
    In 2011, S.C. Department of Social Services (SCDSS) officials report that the agency investigated 17,514 cases of abuse or neglect throughout the state. Of that number, 6,810 cases indicated some form of abuse.                  
    Lancaster County investigated 423 cases of abuse or neglect, and, of that number, 152 cases indicated some form of abuse.

  • Make pledge this week to ‘be a force of nature’

    This past year has been an important reminder to all of us that severe weather can strike anytime and anyplace. This week, April 22-28, commemorates the one-year anniversary of the devastating tornado outbreak in the Central and Southern states.
    In the South, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and North Carolina were tragically affected. Already this year the country has experienced deadly severe weather from the West to the East Coast.

  • McKinney keys BHS to win over AJ

    The Buford High School soccer team ignited in the second half to post a 6-2 win over Region IV-AA and county rival Andrew Jackson at Jackets Stadium on Tuesday night.

    BHS junior standout Mikeem McKinney paced the Jackets’ solid effort with five goals in the win.

  • Warriors' track teams 2nd



    INDIAN LAND – Host Indian Land High School posted a pair of runner-up finishes in the Region IV-AA track meet at IL’s Reservation on Tuesday night.

  • The New Danger

    Jeremias Clyburn is addicted to his cell phone. Plain and simple.

    He uses the mobile device to regularly post updates on Facebook and Twitter. He admits he interacts on social media “at least six times every hour.”

    And then there’s the text messaging.

    When Clyburn gets a new cell phone, he always asks about an unlimited texting plan because he said it’s a function he has to have.

  • Foursome posts narrow win in Blackwell Foundation tourney

    Great weather conditions and close competition made for a special day for the Matt Blackwell Foundation last Saturday afternoon.

    The field included 23 four-player teams who participated in the 11th annual captain’s choice golf tournament held at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • Everlasting pain

    If not for the decorative Clemson license plate, you likely would not have recognized Monty Blackmon’s blue truck.

    The Chevrolet pickup was left crushed so badly that the roof no longer existed. All of the glass was shattered and the exterior was altered in a way that pieces of the engine were the most visible items.

    Blackmon was inside the vehicle when all of this impact occurred.

    This was back in December 2003, just after the Lancaster County man was involved in a three-vehicle collision that took his life.

  • LMS to host Vintage special Saturday night

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will feature the Hagar Motorsports Vintage Vengeance No. 1 on Saturday night.

    If you have not seen the Vintage Division at LMS and want to see cars from back in the day roaring down the long straightaways at Lancaster Motor Speedway, then come to Lancaster on Saturday night.