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Today's News

  • Jackets sweep match

    Buford captured a pair of wrestling wins, defeating Class AA foe Central of Pageland 57-24 and Camden Military 45-27.

    Daniel Deese, Josh Ferguson, Johntrell Caudle, Lain Adams and Brandon Haile each posted a pair of pins for the Jackets in the sweep. Rashad Cunningham had a pin and a decision to boost the BHS effort.

    Buford is scheduled to host county rival Lancaster on Thursday at 7 p.m.

    The Jackets defeated LHS 54-30 in the Bruins’ gym last month.

    Buford 45 CMA 27

    173 – Daniel Deese (B) pinned Faulkner (CM)

  • U-15 stars win state title

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission 15-under youth soccer all-stars made history at the recent state tournament.

    The U-15 all-stars captured their first state championship for the program with a 2-1 win over Pickens at Manchester Meadows in Rock Hill on Saturday.

    Pickens opened play with a 3-0 win over defending state champion Sumter to earn the chance to play Lancaster, which drew a bye.

    Lancaster and Pickens battled to a scoreless draw at the half, but the Lancaster County stars ignited in the second half to post the state crown.

  • Writer urges Sanford to visit USCL

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster had its beginning in an old two-story house on Chesterfield Avenue in Lancaster in 1959. USCL, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, began with an enrollment of 56 students. Six courses were taught by four professors who traveled back and forth from Columbia to Lancaster. We Lancasterians were and are so proud of USCL and the opportunities it affords our young people to achieve at least two years of college while living at home which makes college more affordable.

  • Buford Middle building on 11-0 season

    For a team in a rebuilding season, the Buford Middle School wrestling team did quite well this winter.

    The Buford Middle School team fashioned an 11-0 mark in what coach Kris Self dubbed “a rebuilding season.”

    “We only had five wrestlers  coming back this season, so we knew we would be rebuilding, but our wrestlers came to practice and worked hard,” Self said. “That was the key for us.

  • Buford High wrestlers go 1-1 in road tri-match

    Staff Reports

    The Buford High School wrestling team split a pair of non-region matches with Darlington and Cheraw on Wednesday night in the Cheraw High School gym.

    The Jackets, the No. 5 team in the latest Class A state wrestling poll, downed Darlington 60-22, but dropped a 51-21 loss to Class AA power Cheraw.

    A week prior in a three-way match with Class A opponent North Central and Cheraw, Buford defeated the CHS Braves 51-27. Cheraw, in the latest Class AA state poll, is ranked second behind Loris High School.

  • Miller sparks AJ in win over Stallions

    The surging Andrew Jackson Volunteers kept pace in the Conference IV-AA boys basketball race with a landmark 48-42 win over Lee Central in the Stallions’ gym on Friday night.

    The LC gym had been a house of hoops horror for the Volunteers in seasons past, but AJ was able to post its first win on the Stallions’ floor thanks to a solid team effort.

    “This is a great win for us,” AJ coach Dale Reeves said.

    The Vols, 10-4, 3-1, took a 13-8 lead after a period of play and held a 22-15 edge at the half. AJ was up 31-26 after three periods.

  • Indian Land will appeal League's year probation

    Indian Land High School will appeal the South Carolina High School League’s one-year probation for its involvement in an incident with McBee High School in a Conference III-A basketball game Jan. 6.

    Warriors’ athletic director Mike Mayer said Indian Land will make its appeal at a meeting of the League’s 18-member executive committee Jan. 29 at the SCHSL’s office in Columbia.

    The S.C. High School League is the governing body of interscholastic competition in the Palmetto State.

  • The rights of the unborn child need not be forgotten

    Jan. 22, 2009, was the 36th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize abortion. For  36 years, Americans of all walks of life have taken to the streets of Washington D.C. to have their voices heard.

    They don’t get media attention, but still the word gets out – people are listening – abortion is wrong and more and more women are choosing life. Here in South Carolina the number of abortions declined by 50 percent.

  • Bruins honor fall stars

    Fall’s finest in Lancaster High School sports took center stage in the school’s auditorium Wednesday night.

    The Bruins honored top performers in fall sports at the annual awards night sponsored by the Bruins Booster Club.

    Top football honors were shared by senior stars Dawan Thompson and William Kirkland who led the Bruins to a 10-4 mark and a No. 9 ranking in the final Class AAAA state football poll.

  • 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.