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Today's News

  • Warriors 2nd in tourney

    Indian Land High School finished second in the fourth annual Indian Land Duals on Saturday afternoon in the Warriors’ gym.

    Class AAAA South Pointe edged the Warriors 36-33 in the championship match of the dual tournament.

    The event featured nine teams, with each competing in pool play before moving to the title match.

    Indian Land, 16-9 on the season, defeated Ardrey Kell of Mecklenburg County, N.C., Cheraw, Sun Valley of Union County, N.C., and Nation Ford of Fort Mill.

  • Concentrate on the simple things

    With each day that passes there are more and more jobs being cut out due to the economic wreck we have created. I say we because in South Carolina we elected for a second term a governor who proposes outcomes that only the rich can survive.

    I think every elected official goes into office wanting to make a difference, however, the ones who become political all-stars are those officials who find resolutions without career moves and financial incentive as the motivator.

  • Lady Warriors keep rolling; Buford falls at Chesterfield

    Indian Land’s Lady Warriors rolled to stay unbeaten in Conference III-A hoops play with a 73-32 win over North Central on Monday night.

    The IL girls, who led 35-14 at the half, are 9-0 in league play.

  • Christmas miracle for Kirkland at Shrine Bowl

    You’ve surely heard of a Christmas miracle. This time of year something extraordinary occurs and you feel someone from above somehow has something to do with the way matters turn out.

    Those thoughts crossed my mind at mid-afternoon Saturday at the 72nd annual Shrine Bowl game at Wofford’s Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg.

  • Patterson to work national championship game Thursday

    Lancaster native Gary Patterson will be in the college football spotlight Thursday.

    Patterson, an Atlantic Coast Conference official, will call the BCS national championship game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami where Florida meets Oklahoma.

    The game, which kicks off at 8 p.m., will be carried on Charlotte Fox 18 WCCB, Ch. 11 on the Lancaster Comporium cable.

    Officiating crews for college bowl games are done on a rotating basis and Patterson’s crew landed the Orange Bowl. Patterson is the back judge in the ACC crew handling the game.

  • Bruins rally by Vikings

    Lancaster senior forward Jonathan McGriff hit four clutch free throws in the final 27 seconds to spark the Bruins to a 66-62 win over Spring Valley on Tuesday night.

    The win, which gave LHS a split after the Lady Bruins fell in the opener, pushed the Bruins’ mark to 10-9, 2-3.

    SV, down 33-25 at the break, rallied to take a 49-48 lead with a period to play, but Lancaster made a key charge in the final eight minutes to take the four-point win.

  • Bruins corral Stallions

    The surging Lancaster Bruins opened Region IV-AAAA basketball play in a big way as LHS topped South Pointe 70-64 for a split of the league twin bill on Monday night.

    The game was played Monday as not to conflict with the Lancaster County School District exam schedule which began Tuesday.

    The Bruins’ six-point win saw LHS rally from a 36-30 halftime deficit.

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

  • Support Chastain, new Artisan Center board

    I am writing to support Christina Chastain and her vision to promote the arts in Lancaster. She has worked tirelessly in the development of the Artisan Center, and it is unfortunate that such a beneficial project has been derailed.  

  • Reid tallies 33 points to spark Jackets to victory over Knights

    BUFORD – Buford High School senior guard Qua Reid hit a game-high 33 points to pace the Jackets to a 60-50 Conference III-A home basketball win over North Central on Thursday night.

    The Jackets’ 10-point win gave BHS a league sweep after the Lady Jackets took a 46-42 win in the opener.

    The games were played Thursday following a postponement Tuesday due to the winter storm.

    In the nightcap, Buford used a torrid third period to take control of the game.

    Reid was the spark, hitting 15 of his 21 second-half points in the crucial quarter.

  • Chesterfield posts sweep of Jackets

    Buford had a tough night on the hardwood Friday as the Jackets dropped a pair of Conference III-A games to Chesterfield.

    In the opener, the Lady Rams rolled to a 76-29 win over the Lady Jackets.

    The CHS boys capped the league sweep, taking a 62-44 victory in the nightcap.

    In the opener, the Lady Rams bolted to a 26-6 first-period lead and held a 42-10 lead at the break on the way to the win.

    Victoria McVicker hit 19 points and Whitney Owensby netted 18 to pace the CHS girls.