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Today's News

  • Comporium Preseason Baseball Invitational opens play at Buford Park

    Buford High School will host the opening round of the second annual Comporium Preseason Baseball Invitational on Saturday at the Jackets’ Buford Park.

    Tournament newcomer Lancaster meets Ridge View at 10 a.m., followed by Andrew Jackson against Central at noon.

  • Lancers sweep Knights, go to 8-0

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers improved to 8-0 with a sweep of Danville Community College over the weekend.

  • Red Rose soccer tournament continues play tonight at IL

    Play in the fifth annual Red Rose soccer tournament will continue today at Indian Land High School where a single match will be played in the three-team tournament.

    Andrew Jackson is not participating in the 2012 tournament.

  • County wrestling quintet seeking state AA crowns

    ive county wrestlers will be battling for state championships this weekend at the Anderson Civic Center.

    Indian Land’s Rondreas Truesdale and Buford’s Dylan Altman lead the county contigent after winning Class AA Upper State crowns last weekend at Crescent.

  • Lucas looks to returnees to boost Vols

     

       

    Eight lettermen, including players who started at six positions last spring, give the Andrew Jackson High School baseball program solid hope for the 2012 season.

  • Cavs dash Bruins' hopes

    ROEBUCK – Déjà vu hoops nightmare.

    Dorman once again foiled the Lancaster Bruins’ postseason basketball hopes with an 81-62 win over the No. 6 Bruins Tuesday night at the DHS gym.

  • Lancaster man was charged in deaths

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    BELMONT, N.C. – Two people were killed, including a former Belmont, N.C. mayor, when their car was struck by a Lancaster man in Gaston County Wednesday night.
    Lester Saunders Norman Jr., 41, was arrested after leading police on a car chase shortly after 10 p.m. that left two people killed and three people injured.

  • Ambulance knocks down man and pickup truck on a wild ride home

    A Van Wyck area man was not hurt in a dramatic wreck about 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, but at least an ambulance was on scene immediately –  it just happened to be the one that struck his truck.  
    George Player of the 3900 block of Charlotte Highway said he was just getting home from a quick run to nearby North Corner Groceries when he looked in his rearview mirror and saw the ambulance bearing down on his Chevrolet S-10.

  • Man charged in murder

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    CHARLOTTE – A team of local, state and out-of-state authorities tracked down and arrested a Charlotte man Thursday for the murder of a Lancaster woman earlier this month.
    Roger L. Baskins, 39, of Charlotte, was arrested by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers Thursday morning in connection with the murder of 47-year-old Cynthia Barnes, who was found dead inside her East Dunlap Street home Feb. 9, according to a Lancaster Police Department press release.

  • Returnees key for BHS baseball

    The return of 10 players, including three starters, gives Buford High School baseball coach Eric Funderburk plenty of hope for the 2012 Jackets’ season.
    BHS, 16-6 and the Region IV-AA champion last spring, has a solid group of players back from the team including junior catcher Tripp Wright along with outfielders Jay Chambers  and Kholby Pate, who will also be counted on to pitch.
    Wright, a two-year starter, will handle the BHS hurlers at catcher. Evan “Buck Shot” Flynn, a freshman, will also work at catcher.