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Today's News

  • York tops in Kersey mat tournament

     

       

    York captured seven weight classes to capture the first Mike Kersey Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday at Indian Land High School.

  • Rec soccer stars net titles

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission program captured a pair of state championships in the S.C. Athletic Programs state soccer tournament at Patriot Park in Sumter on Saturday.

  • Area Tiger fans are elated with ACC title, Orange Bowl

    Lancaster area Clemson University  football fans are sporting smiles as bright as Tiger orange after a milestone victory Saturday night in Charlotte.

  • Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Flags will be at half-staff from sunup to sundown Wednesday in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, in honor of those American patriots who died as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor.
     

  • Let's keep enjoying the memories

    I’m feelin’ pretty good these days, with the gutter-cleaning mishap behind me. But that’s not why I’m feeling rather spry. 

    I’ve had numerous folks contact me this week, telling me how enjoyable “Remember When” has become for them. In my case, numerous means more than three.

    I share a special bond with any reader who gets a chuckle over some of my childhood escapades or better yet, can close his eyes and snicker about  doing the same sort of thing.

  • Meet your Neighbor – Debbie Gill

    Name: Debbie Gill

    Age: 46

    Address: Foxmeade Court

    Family: Husband, Troy; children, Shakari and Jermaine

    Pets: Betty (a fish)

    Job: U.S. Postal Service

    Church: New Independent Church

    Hobbies: Softball

    Favorite movie/book: “Sammy the Goat”

    Favorite food: Steak

  • Rallies key Bruins’ sweep

    KERSHAW – Visiting Lancaster used rallies to post a hoops sweep of rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night.

    The Lady Bruins, down 24-18 at the half, picked up the pace to notch a 59-49 comeback win in the opener.

    In the nightcap, the Bruins, down 9-1 early, responded to post an 85-57 win over the Vols.

    AJ, in the boys game, came out blazing behind the play of sharpshooter Dustin Eddins, who led the Vols with 17, including five treys.

  • Fast start fuels Lady Jackets’ win

    Staff Reports

    For The Lancaster News

    The unbeaten Buford High girls pushed their basketball record to 2-0 with a 59-23 win over North Central to give the Jackets a split of their 2011-12 home opener Friday night.

    North Central avoided the sweep with a 46-45 win in the nightcap.

    The Buford girls, who rolled to a 53-38 road win over Lewisville in their opener on Wednesday, came out strong against the Lady Knights to notch the 36-point win.

  • Wright earns first Vols’ victory

    By Kevin Sims

    For The Lancaster News 

    McBEE – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers used a team effort to present first-year AJ boys basketball coach Danny Wright his first win in a 55-50 victory over McBee on Thursday night.

    The five-point AJ win gave the Vols a split of the non-region twin bill.

    In the opener, McBee notched a 51-43 win over the AJ girls.

    Wright, named AJ’s boys coach earlier this fall, saw his team lead from start to finish for the road win.

  • LHS drops wrestling opener at Chester

    Staff Reports

    Chester shot to a 30-6 lead and stayed in control for a 53-27 win over Lancaster on Thursday night in the CHS gym.

    The Bruins rallied to slice the gap to 29-18, but Chester, the No. 2 team in Class AAA, posted four wins in the final six matches to gain the 26-point win.

    “I saw a lot of good things in this match,” LHS coach Leon Boulware said. “We were facing the No. 2 team in Class AAA and it shows where we are.