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  • Red Devils ignite, swat Jackets 30-13

    BUFORD The Great Falls Red Devils showed Friday night there’s still life in the GFHS football program.

    Great Falls, which lost its first four games and entered the game with a 1-5 record, ignited in the second half to take a 30-13 Conference III-A win over host Buford.

    The game was a close contest through the first half, but the scoreboard begged to differ at the final horn.

    The Jackets stung first, with a one-yard touchdown run by BHS senior quarterback Britt Wells.

  • Chesterfield Rams' air attack wings Warriors

    CHESTERFIELD The pass-happy Chesterfield High football team was productive Friday night and created no glee for visiting Indian Land.

    The Rams passed their way to a 48-0 home win over the Warriors in Conference III-A play.

    Coach Steve Taneyhill’s CHS team went to the air for their first 35 plays on the way to the win.

    Rams’ junior quarterback Seth Truesdale aired it out, with six touchdown passes in the game.

  • Bruins flog Falcons 35-6

    FORT MILL Locked in a defensive battle, Lancaster found the key to its offensive attack – a productive ground game – in taking a 35-6 win over Nation Ford at the Falcons’ stadium on Friday night.

    LHS, clinging to a 7-6 halftime spread, ignited in the second half when the Bruins took control behind senior tailback Zed Truesdale and quarterback Matt Reese.

    Truesdale, who has topped the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season, ran for 176 yards on 28 carries to trigger the Bruins to the 29-point win.

  • Lady Bruins roll to tennis victory

    The Lancaster High School girls tennis team improved to 7-2 on the season with a 7-0 victory over region foe Ridge View on Tuesday.

    Sara Hicks led the Lady Bruins’ team with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Caila Boyd.

    Lyndsey Hegler (L) def. Liz Jones (R) 6-2, 6-2

    Morgan Gardner (L) def. Morgan Tolley (R) 6-1, 6-1

    Sara Hicks (L) def. Caila Boyd (R) 6-0, 6-0

    Sarah Gilreath (L) def. Laurie Ward (R) 6-1, 6-0

    McKenzie Blanton (L) def. Najia Lahie (R) 6-3, 6-1

    Carley Adams-Katherine Lalla (L) def. Valerie Henson-Shakivla Todd (R) 6-1, 6-2

  • Second-half charge lifts Vols by Shamrocks

    COLUMBIA  Andrew Jackson overcame five turnovers to rally for a 21-18 comeback win over Eau Claire of Columbia in the Conference IV-AA opener for both teams Friday night at Bolden Stadium in Columbia.

    The Vols, 3-3, 1-0, opened the game by throwing three consecutive interceptions that the Shamrocks parlayed into a 12-0 halftime lead.

    “I take full responsibility for our play tonight,” AJ coach Elmer Bench said. “We were not ready to play and it showed in the way we executed.”

  • A basket will put me in business

    Times were tough, but not tough enough for us to give up.

    We were doing without a bunch of stuff at our house, but so were all our neighbors here  and across the nation.

    We had been at war for right at four years.

    Some folks griped, but a lot of smart folks on the “Colossus of the South” with Mr. Grady Cole were telling us that things were going to be better than ever. It was about time, I thought.

  • The Hoppers, 'Southern gospel's favorite family' singing here tonight

    The Hoppers, America’s “Favorite Family of Gospel Music,” is returning to Lancaster for a 7 p.m. concert today at Second Baptist Church, 1426 Great Falls Highway.

    “This group has been here twice before and is always a fan favorite,” said Dennis Nichols of GlennMark Promotions.

    The group, which started performing as a family ensemble in the late 1950s, includes Claude Hopper, his wife, Connie, their sons Dean and Mike and daughter-in-law Kim Greene Hopper.

  • Police reports - Oct. 4, 2009

    According to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:

    • A Lancaster man stopped for speeding was arrested on a drug charge on Oct. 1.

    James Horace Watts, 54, 2311 Sunshine Road, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana and unlawful carrying of a pistol.

    The report said a deputy stopped a Nissan Frontier for speeding on Pageland Highway. The deputy smelled marijuana inside the car, the report said.

  • Caudle enjoys the game

    Buford High School senior offensive and defensive lineman Jontrell Caudle is a player who truly enjoys the game of football.

    Every aspect, including all the in-the-shadows bumps and bruises Saturday morning brings after the bright Friday night lights of trench battles.

    “I pretty much like everything about the game. Preparing for the games, the school spirit that it inspires. I even like waking up sore on Saturday morning,” Caudle said.

  • Rucker rolls to stay unbeaten

    The A.R. Rucker Rams improved to 3-0 with a 44-6 win over Camden Military on Wednesday night.

    Jerell White scored on a 40-yard run and a 62-yard dash and added a two-point conversion for the Rams. Korickio Cunningham had a nine-yard TD run and a 60-yard kickoff return.

    Mario McFadden raced 18 yards for a score and tallied on a two-point conversion. Quinshun Evans raced 58 yards for a score. Cameron Meadows added a two-point conversion.