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Today's News

  • A Real Treat

    Kayla Vaughn
    kvaughn@thelancasternews.com

    The art students at USC Lancaster were delighted to show off their artwork Thursday during a public reception in the ground floor art gallery of Founders Hall.
    One of Antonio Cherry’s paintings was a portrait of his daughter, Kylie.
    Cherry, who left the military to spend more time with his daughter, said he chose to paint her because of the impact she has had on his life.

  • Seth’s Giving Tree spring shoot

    The first Seth’s Giving Tree Spring Shoot is April 7 at Rocky Creek Sporting Clays in Richburg.

    Funds raised from the shoot will benefit the Seth Muennich Scholarship Fund through Seth’s Giving Tree.

    Seth Muennich is a former Buford High School football player who died as a result of an auto accident in 2011.

  • BES principal wins state award

    Buford Elementary Principal Andrea Ribelin was shocked last weekend when she was named outstanding administrator of the year by the S.C. Counseling Association.

    “It’s very humbling, because what I do is my passion and my calling,” Ribelin said. “To be recognized for that is just a real shock. I would not be the leader I am without the phenomenal work of the staff at Buford Elementary School… and the support of our community is a huge plus.”

  • Former BHS trio playing at USC Union

    Graham Williams

    For The Lancaster News

    A trio of Buford High School baseball teammates comprises nearly a third of University of South Carolina Union’s baseball team.

    Former Jackets Christian Joplin, Andrew Caskey and Cameron Jennings said the main reason they decided to play for the Bantams was because of their friendship formed at BHS and on the Jackets’ diamond under coach Eric Funderburk.

  • Experienced Warriors optimistic about upcoming baseball season

    The Indian Land High School baseball team has its share of experience and optimism as the Warriors enter their first season on the diamond in Class AAA.

    The Warriors, under third-year coach Joey Robinson, have a solid cast back from the 2016 team, which finished 15-12 and the district runner-up in Class AA.

  • Buford Middle 2-1 in tourney

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    The Buford Middle School baseball team went 2-1 in tournament play at Rock Hill over the weekend of Feb. 24-25.

    Buford opened play with a 6-2 win over Indian Land.

    BMS was led by a strong pitching performance from Kevin Wooden with five strikeouts. Evan Teague and Caleb Payne also worked the mound for BMS.

  • Bruin bear sculpture to be unveiled at LHS field

    The ping of the aluminum softball bat and the pop of the glove have been mixed with the sound of a chainsaw at the Lancaster High School softball diamond this week.

    Michael Blaine, a world-renowned chainsaw wood carver, has been working at the LHS field on a special project.

    Blaine has carved a 7-foot-tall Bruin Bear at the field where the final product will be unveiled Wednesday.

  • Warriors earn title game bid

    Indian Land, unbeaten in three tournament pool games in the AJ bracket, earned a berth in the Comporium Preseason Invitational title game with an 8-0 win over Lancaster.

    The Warriors, behind the work of three hurlers who combined to allow a hit, topped the Bruins, 8-0 at Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday afternoon.

    Seth Bevans earned the win for the Warriors, working five innings, surrendering no runs, a hit and a walk.

    Bevans struck out five.

  • Bruins’ Nehemiah McGriff picked for North-South game

    Lancaster High School senior basketball star Nehemiah McGriff will cap his prep hoops career in grand style later this month.

    McGriff, a 6-foot-6 performer, has been selected to play in the annual North-South All-Star boys basketball game at Lexington High School on March 18.

    McGriff, who signed with Limestone College in the early signing period last fall, played four seasons of basketball for the Bruins.

  • Lady Warriors defeat Bruins in soccer play

    Indian Land improved to 2-1-1 on the season as the Lady Warriors blanked Lancaster High 6-0 in girls soccer at the ILHS Reservation on Thursday night.

    The Lady Warriors built a 1-0 halftime lead and added five second-half goals on the way to the win.

    Summer Bishop scored twice, while Emily Gerdes, Shelby Ryberg, Kelsey Long and Emily Jordan each tallied a goal. Abby Curry also had an assist for the ILHS girls.