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Today's News

  • Warriors top Lions twice

    RICHBURG – The Indian Land Warriors were on the money in their Conference III-A 2009 basketball opener in Richburg.

    The Warriors took two from the host Lewsiville Lions, with both IL teams prevailing in convincing fashion Friday night.

    The Warriors capped the sweep with a 64-46 win after the Lady Warriors scalped the Lewisville girls 56-14.

    In the nightcap, the Warriors forged an early lead and steadily pulled away for the 18-point win.

  • Bruins capture Throroughbred Classic crown

    The Lancaster Bruins are the stallions of the 2008 Thoroughbred Classic.

    The Bruins capped play in the three-day boys holiday basketball tournament, taking a 48-43 win over Class AAA Battery Creek High School of Beaufort on Tuesday night at South Aiken High School.

    Lancaster, 7-5, was paced by junior guard Gerard Brace, who scored 11 points – all in the second half, to pace LHS to the five-point win.

    Brace hit four consecutive free throws in the final period to help the Bruins pull away down the stretch and lift LHS to the victory.

  • Steve Epps, a ‘true American hero’

    Two weeks ago, we lost a pillar of our community with the passing of Mr. Bill Kimbrell. On Jan. 31, we lost a true American hero with the passing of Mr. Steve Epps Sr.

    I doubt there are many folks in the Fort Mill area who did not know Mr. Kimbrell and the many positive things he has done for our town.

    However, since Mr. Epps lived most of his life in the Lancaster and Chester communities, I would like to share a little about another native son of Fort Mill.

  • Give money to people, let them stimulate the economy

    Dear President Obama,

    Regarding the stimulus package: Why not give every legal American $20,000 each? No one gets money directly in to the economy faster than the American people will – 350 million people times $20,000 = $700 billion. That is less than $800 billion. Considering that we are the ones who will have to pay for it, it sounds like a more reasonable solution and viable.

  • Late flurry fuels Devils

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson seriously flirted with an upset of Class A powerhouse Great Falls on Monday night, but the Red Devils used a serious run to take a 53-43 comeback win over the Vols.

    AJ, which held a 26-25 edge with a period to play, saw the Red Devils open the pivotal final period with a key 16-0 run to forge a 41-26 lead on the way to the win in the title game of the Comporium Christmas Classic.

  • Bruins drop two at Ridge View

    Ridge View swept a pair of Region IV-AAAA wins from visiting Lancaster on Saturday afternoon at the Blazers' gym.

    The RV boys ignited for a 99-87 win over Lancaster after the Lady Bruins dropped a 78-27 loss to the Lady Blazers.

    In the boys' game, Ridge View broke open the issue, tallying 65 second-half points on the way to the 12-point win.

    The Blazers held a 34-33 lead at the break, but outscored the Bruins 28-16 in the third period to forge a 62-49 lead and stayed on top for the win.

  • Bruins earn league laurels

    The Lancaster Bruins’ 10-4 football season didn’t go unnoticed by Region IV-AAAA.

    Ten LHS players, including eight senior standouts, have been named to the all-region team for the 2008 football season.

    Five Bruins were named to the All-Region IV-AAAA first team and five others were selected to the second team.

  • Bruins hoping to build off victory

    The Lancaster High boys basketball team hopes to build off its Region IV-AAAA opening win over No. 9 South Pointe as it launches a three-game road trip.

    The Bruins visit Rock Hill tonight and then venture to Ridge View on Tuesday and Blythewood next Friday in key league games.

    Lancaster defeated South Pointe of Rock Hill 70-64 to open region play on Monday night at home. LHS, 9-6, 1-0, rallied from a 36-30 halftime deficit.

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

  • League upholds IL probation

    The S.C. High School League upheld its one-year probation imposed on the Indian Land High School boys basketball program Thursday.

    The Warriors appealed the League’s one-year probation, but the SCHSL executive meeting upheld the ruling by a vote of 14-0 during a hearing at the S.C. High School League office in Columbia.

    The probation came following an incident Jan. 6 when Indian Land was involved in a scuffle during the second half of the Warriors’ Conference III-A home game with the McBee Panthers.

  • Lady Bruins top Great Falls to cap play in Winborn field

    The Lancaster High School girls’ basketball team capped play in the Y.C. Winborn Memorial tournament at Rock Hill High School, taking a 55-38 win over Class A foe Great Falls on Tuesday afternoon.

    The Lady Bruins, who went 1-2 in the three-day tournament, were led by Quana Jones’ 11 points. Keondra Jenkins, Almesha Catoe and Shannon Truesdale each tallied eight points to aid the LHS win. Tamesha Fletcher aided the LHS girls’ attack with five points.