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Today's News

  • Area swimmers shine in Aquatics

     
     

        

     

     

  • Pre-Majors state champs

    The Lancaster Dixie Pre-Majors all-stars are Bama-bound.

    The Lancaster stars, ages 15-17, capped a 5-0 tournament run, capturing the state championship at the Lancaster High School baseball field Wednesday night.

  • P-31 evens series with 10-7 win

    Lancaster Post 31 built a 7-2 lead and held on to even the best-of-five American Legion baseball Upstate title series at 1-1 with a 10-7 win over Greenwood Post 20 at Eggleton Field on Thursday night.

    Devin Rodgers led the P-31 offense with four hits, three RBIs and scored a run. Tripp Rollings drilled three hits, including a two-run homer.

    Colt Ellis added two doubles and a pair of RBIs. Tyler Rodgers supplied two hits.

    Jonah Crenshaw and Trey Payne each produced a hit and drove home a run.

  • Disney's Aladdin Jr. comes to stage

    The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County is bringing “Aladdin Jr.” to stage July 19-22 with all the magic, mayhem and flying carpet rides as the popular Disney tale.
    Directed by Elaine Reese, “Aladdin Jr.” has an all-kid cast in a stage adaptation of the 1992 Disney film with the well-known songs, “A Whole New World” and “Friend Like Me.”

  • Raymond’s unusual clay pot

    When Zan Garris Raymond found out “Antiques Roadshow” was taping in Atlanta, Ga., she gathered several pieces from her collection of Catawba Indian pottery and set out with her husband for the series taping.
    “I’ve always been a fan of ‘Roadshow,’” Raymond said. “It was a fun experience. I had no clue if I’d be on TV.”

  • Memory Lane Cruisers give back to community

    On May 5, the Memory Lane Cruisers Car Club of Lancaster held a car show to support HOPE in Lancaster Inc. and Christian Services Food Pantry. Proceeds from the show were shared by the two agencies.
    HOPE is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that provides short-term emergency assistance to those in crisis.
    Director Elaine Adkins said they especially need donations during the summer since the children are out of school and at home.

  • Roberts reincarnate version of activist justices

    Now that the “constitutional” dust has settled on the oft-questioned legislative “Obamacare” Act, the public is now forced to suffer through the highly charged bloviating of talking heads and what they think the U.S. Supreme Court actually said in its ruling.

  • Post 31 clinches series

    American Lancaster Post 31 defeated Inman Post 45, 7-3, Sunday night at Eggleton Field to advance to the second round of the American Legion playoffs.
    With Lancaster leading 1-0 going into the bottom of the third, pitcher Brien Clyburn helped himself by slugging a two-run home run to extend Lancaster’s lead to 3-0.
    “Inman came in with all the momentum and we needed to get the lead early to set the tone,” said coach Quinton Rodgers.
    Post 31 got runs in the fifth and sixth innings on Trey Payne and Tripp Wright RBI singles.

  • Dixie Pre-Majors post two wins in host tourney

    The Lancaster Dixie Pre-Majors all-stars opened play in the state tournament at the Lancaster High School baseball field, posting two solid wins.
    The Lancaster stars rolled to a 19-2 win over Greer on Saturday and then downed Hilton Head, 11-1.
    In the 10-run win over Hilton Head, Jordan Caroway was the team’s player of the game with two singles, a walk and a pair of stolen bases.
    Lancaster held a 3-1 edge in the top of the fifth inning when Gabe Glover delivered a two-run single for a 5-1 lead to put Lancaster in charge.
    Glover generated two singles in the win.

  • Catoe captures first main event win

    Crate Sportsman
    Jacob “Smooth” Catoe and Jeffrey “Red Rocket” McGuirt were in the front row of the Crate Sportsman main event. When the green flag dropped to start the race, Catoe, McGuirt, Travis Payne and Kye Norwood all roared into turn one. Exiting turn two, Catoe battled to the lead in front of a hard-charging McGuirt and Payne. Catoe started to pull away from the rest of the field as McGuirt and Payne dueled for second place. As the laps ticked off, Catoe went on to capture his first main event win of the year.
    Top 5: Catoe, McGuirt, Payne, Andrew Baker and Colt Gilliam