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Today's News

  • Yes, it’s still a bowling alley, but now home to charity duo

    Christian Services and HOPE in Lancaster have joined forces to restore an old community gathering space and make it the hub of their charity operations.
    The building they’ve chosen is no ordinary office space. In fact, it’s not an office at all. It’s the Lancaster Bowling Center.
    “Anybody I told thought I was crazy for getting a bowling alley,” said Eric Kramer, executive director of Christian Services. “But if the bowling half could cover all the expenses, then the other half of the building is basically free.”

  • 8 eyesores demolished in Brooklyn

    Eight abandoned houses on Lancaster’s Starnes Street have been torn down through a state program aimed at eliminating community blight.
    And no one is happier to see it than Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile. Starnes Street is off the east end of Brooklyn Avenue.
    “That specific area has been a haven for all types of serious criminal activity, including murder,” Faile said, citing the 2012 strangulation death of Linda Massey Gaymon inside one of the houses. Last year, Terry Catoe was sentenced to life in prison for killing Gaymon.

  • Cyclones edge Warriors

     

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors opened region play against Class AAA’s fifth-ranked team, the Chester Cyclones.

    The Warriors gave Chester all they could handle and more, losing in the final seconds to the talented Cyclones, 35-34.

    Chester, 6-1, scored the clincher with 13.3 seconds to take the narrow win.

    Neither team could do anything on their first drive.

    Indian Land intercepted John Erby and the Warriors could not take advantage.

  • Falcons soar in win over Warriors

     

     INDIAN LAND – It was homecoming for the Indian Land Warriors and on

  • Hawks hold off Bruins

    Lancaster High School football coach Bobby Collins liked the Bruins’ fight, but not the final result.

    In a game, which hinged on the final snap, Westwood held on to hold off LHS, 36-29 in the Region III-AAAA football opener at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

    “Our guys played hard for four quarters and battled to the end, but we didn’t finish and  took a tough loss,” Collins said. “I hurt for our players because they put it on the line.”

  • Jackets rebound, sting Cavs

    BUFORD – Buford got back on the winning track, defeating the Franklin Christian Cavaliers 26-6 at Jackets Stadium on Friday night.

    Buford, 5-1 and ranked ninth in Class AA, survived the Cavaliers’ charge and fought through sluggish play to secure the 20-point win.

    The enthusiasm of homecoming night helped fuel the Yellow Jackets’ fast start.  The Cavaliers received the opening kickoff, but on their third play from scrimmage Cavs quarterback Dee Hardin was intercepted by Buford’s Dwayne Bufford at FC’s 39.

  • Juniors capture BHS powder puff victory

    The juniors downed the seniors, 20-13 to capture the title in the annual Buford High School powder puff football game at Jackets Stadium on Wednesday night.
    The Jackets’ powder puff game, a Buford High homecoming tradition, is sponsored by the school’s Educators Rising, which is co-sponsored by Pam Langley, Rachel Haynes and Kendall Horne.
    The juniors capped the win as Hunter Allen hit Hannah Boone on a touchdown pass and Allen scored on the conversion to seal the 20-13 win.

  • Lady Bruins split matches on the court

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins tennis team split a pair of matches this week.
    The LHS girls, 7-4, fell to Class AAA foe Camden, 4-2 on Wednesday at the USC Lancaster courts.
    On Tuesday, Lancaster High posted a region win over York, 5-1.
    Camden 4, LHS 2
    Singles
    ◆ Imani Wyatt (CHS) defeated Katie McBride (L), 6-2, 6-2
    ◆ Aalela Blackmon (L) defeated Lexi Setzer (CHS), 6-4, 6-2
    ◆ Nelle Joseph (CHS) defeated Rebekah Sapp (L), 6-3, 6-4
    ◆ Tiesha Shannon (L) defeated Mackenzie Pendelton (CHS), 4-6, 6-4 tiebreak 10-8

  • LSS hosts Fall Finale on Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the the track’s Fall Finale Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

    Divisions running include the Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Vintage and Extreme 4.

    The 2017 LSS racing season is coming to an end, with major improvements expected to happen during the 2017-2018 offseason at the track.

    The racing season has had its ups-and-downs, with the numerous rainouts hurting the LSS racing campaign all summer long.

  • Coaches salute county trio

    FORT MILL – Three Lancaster County high school football players were saluted for

    their play at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches

    Association at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    The county trio included Lancaster High School’s Kevius Barnes along

    with Jacob Cato and Dalton McKittrick of Andrew Jackson High School.

    Barnes and Cato played key roles in the Bruins’ 27-24 road win over

    Class AAAA foe Lugoff-Elgin on Friday night.