Today's News

  • Lady Bruins win BHS tourney

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins captured the championship in the annual Buford Preseason Softball tournament at BHS on Saturday.

    The LHS girls, who went unbeaten at 4-0 in the tournament, took the title with a 4-0 win over the host Buford High School Lady Jackets.

    Lady Bruins’ senior pitcher Summer Clinton, who posted four wins in the tournament, hurled the win in the title game.

    Clinton struck out two, walked none and allowed 11 hits.

  • Lions rally, win Comporium tourney title

    BUFORD – Lewisville completed a 4-0 run to take the title in the annual Comporium Preseason Baseball tournament on Saturday night at Buford Park.

    The Lions, down 7-4, scored four runs in the seventh inning to notch the 8-7 comeback win over the Carolina Royals of Charlotte and take the tournament title.

    The Lions’ Russell Noland singled home two runs with an out to lift Lewisville to the victory.

    Noland and Jack Jordan each had two hits to lead the Lions offense.

  • Lancers take three wins over Wake Tech

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team improved to 10-5 on the season, taking three of four games from Wake Technical Community College (N.C.) over the weekend at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The Lancers, who have won eight of their last 10 games, capped the four-game series with a 5-4 win over the Eagles in nine innings.

    The game was slated for seven innings, but the Lancers needed two more frames to take the one-run win.

  • Warriors split in beach tournament

    The Indian Land High School baseball team went 2-2 in the Carolina Border Battle tournament in Myrtle Beach over the weekend.

    The Warriors opened play Thursday with a 9-6 win over Carolina Forest High School and capped play with a 6-5 win over A.L. Brown High School of Kannapolis, N.C., on Saturday.

    In the one-run win over A.L. Brown, Wes Barfield was the winning pitcher in seven innings of work. He allowed eight hits, five runs, four earned runs and two walks. He struck out four.

    Lawson Otte led the offense with two hits and scored twice.

  • Warriors’ Daley splits in all-star tournament

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH – Kyle Daley, the Indian Land High School senior 152-pound star wrestler, capped his prep mat career with a split during the annual North-South All-Star Classic at North Myrtle Beach over the weekend.

    Daley, a four-time state qualifier and three-time all-state wrestler, lost on a pin and won on a pin during the annual North-South All-Star Classic, which features the top senior high school wrestlers in the state.

  • Vols rip Knights in region opener

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened Region IV-AA baseball play, rolling to a 12-0 win over North Central in five innings at the Vols field on Monday night.

    The game was scheduled for Tuesday, but moved to Monday with the forecast of rain in the area.

    Griffin Gardner paced the AJ win, posting the win with nine strikeouts. He allowed two hits, no runs and no walks.

    Will Hudson worked an inning and fanned two.

    Gardner led the AJ offense with three hits, including two singles, and a three-run home run, and five RBIs.

  • Column: Ignore the NRA and protect kids

    I am writing concerning the mass shootings. Just one shooting of our children is too much.
    Assault weapons and guns period in our children’s hands are mind-boggling to me.
    Prayer taken out of school, now guns brought in by kids. Yes, there is a problem somewhere.
    Hunters don’t need assault weapons, so why are our young adults able to get them legally.

  • Column: It’s past time to deal with mass murder in America

    Since 9/11 the greatest threat to the safety of our children and loved ones has not been Muslims or “Mexican rapists,” but Americans armed with high-capacity military-grade guns using them for the purpose for which they were devised: to maim and kill lots of people as efficiently as possible.

  • Twin virtuosos Miles Hoffman, Reiko Uchida appear Sunday

    Miles Hoffman, a nationally known violist and popular public radio host, is returning to Lancaster this weekend.
    Hoffman will perform Sunday with pianist Reiko Uchida in the Vivian Major Robinson Spring Concert, entitled “Two Virtuosos – One Vision.” The event is 2:30 p.m. at Lancaster’s Cultural Arts Center on Gay Street. Tickets cost $15.

  • Saturday is cleanup day for town of Heath Springs

    Heath Springs is holding a town-wide volunteer cleanup day this Saturday.
    Anyone interested in helping should bring their own work gloves and meet at 9 a.m. in the town hall parking lot. Palmetto Pride has provided 100 orange garbage bags, and bottled water will be provided by the town for all volunteers.
    Town council heard complaints during the Feb. 20 council meeting from residents concerned about the litter along streets throughout the town and made the decision to hold the cleanup day.