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Today's News

  • Jackets drop pair to L-E

    The Buford High School Yellow Jackets’ basketball teams return to action Tuesday when they hope to rebound in a home twin bill with Class AAAA foe Nation Ford.

    The Jackets, in their only hoops action of the week, dropped a non-region twin bill at Lugoff-Elgin on Wednesday at the Kershaw County Class AAA school.

    The L-E girls used a torrid second period to take a 50-29 win over the Lady Jackets.

    In the nightcap, the Demons rolled to an 81-57 victory.

  • Stallions stampede LHS Bruins

    The Lancaster Bruins’ wrestling team ran into a buzzsaw on the prep wrestling mat on Wednesday night.

    South Pointe of Rock Hill dominated the action, taking a 63-4 win over LHS, which fell to 1-5 with the Region IV-AAAA loss.

    “South Pointe has one of the top teams in our region and we found out why,” Lancaster coach Terry Marshall said. “We gave up 12 points off the bat on forfeits and that makes it tough against a talented team like South Pointe.”

  • Warriors 2nd in tourney

    Indian Land High School finished second in the fourth annual Indian Land Duals on Saturday afternoon in the Warriors’ gym.

    Class AAAA South Pointe edged the Warriors 36-33 in the championship match of the dual tournament.

    The event featured nine teams, with each competing in pool play before moving to the title match.

    Indian Land, 16-9 on the season, defeated Ardrey Kell of Mecklenburg County, N.C., Cheraw, Sun Valley of Union County, N.C., and Nation Ford of Fort Mill.

  • Concentrate on the simple things

    With each day that passes there are more and more jobs being cut out due to the economic wreck we have created. I say we because in South Carolina we elected for a second term a governor who proposes outcomes that only the rich can survive.

    I think every elected official goes into office wanting to make a difference, however, the ones who become political all-stars are those officials who find resolutions without career moves and financial incentive as the motivator.

  • Lady Warriors keep rolling; Buford falls at Chesterfield

    Indian Land’s Lady Warriors rolled to stay unbeaten in Conference III-A hoops play with a 73-32 win over North Central on Monday night.

    The IL girls, who led 35-14 at the half, are 9-0 in league play.

  • Christmas miracle for Kirkland at Shrine Bowl

    You’ve surely heard of a Christmas miracle. This time of year something extraordinary occurs and you feel someone from above somehow has something to do with the way matters turn out.

    Those thoughts crossed my mind at mid-afternoon Saturday at the 72nd annual Shrine Bowl game at Wofford’s Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg.

  • Patterson to work national championship game Thursday

    Lancaster native Gary Patterson will be in the college football spotlight Thursday.

    Patterson, an Atlantic Coast Conference official, will call the BCS national championship game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami where Florida meets Oklahoma.

    The game, which kicks off at 8 p.m., will be carried on Charlotte Fox 18 WCCB, Ch. 11 on the Lancaster Comporium cable.

    Officiating crews for college bowl games are done on a rotating basis and Patterson’s crew landed the Orange Bowl. Patterson is the back judge in the ACC crew handling the game.

  • Bruins rally by Vikings

    Lancaster senior forward Jonathan McGriff hit four clutch free throws in the final 27 seconds to spark the Bruins to a 66-62 win over Spring Valley on Tuesday night.

    The win, which gave LHS a split after the Lady Bruins fell in the opener, pushed the Bruins’ mark to 10-9, 2-3.

    SV, down 33-25 at the break, rallied to take a 49-48 lead with a period to play, but Lancaster made a key charge in the final eight minutes to take the four-point win.

  • Bruins corral Stallions

    The surging Lancaster Bruins opened Region IV-AAAA basketball play in a big way as LHS topped South Pointe 70-64 for a split of the league twin bill on Monday night.

    The game was played Monday as not to conflict with the Lancaster County School District exam schedule which began Tuesday.

    The Bruins’ six-point win saw LHS rally from a 36-30 halftime deficit.

    Lancaster outscored the Stallions 22-12 in the pivotal third period as the Bruins took the lead and stayed in control for the win.

  • Support Chastain, new Artisan Center board

    I am writing to support Christina Chastain and her vision to promote the arts in Lancaster. She has worked tirelessly in the development of the Artisan Center, and it is unfortunate that such a beneficial project has been derailed.