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Today's News

  • Rec county volleyball league sports 3 teams

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation girls youth volleyball league plays at Andrew Jackson, Buford and Springdale Recreation centers.
    The league has eight teams and is coached by volunteers. The league uses high school volleyball rules with rally scoring of games to 25 and, if a third game is needed, it’s played to 15.
    Lancaster Teal vs. Buford Blue, 25-23,  19-25, 7-15. Outstanding players: Sarah Ghent, Brynn Plyler.
    Buford Gold vs. AJ Purple, 25-7, 25-19. Outstanding players: Betty Ingram, Caroline Dixon.

  • Tri-County Coaches honor trio of county football aces

    Three Lancaster County prep football standouts were honored by the Tri-County Football Coaches Association earlier this week.
    Lancaster High School’s Daniel Foster was saluted along with Indian Land’s Marc Morris and Chad Thomas.
    Foster, a senior defensive lineman, was selected as the Division I Defensive Lineman of the Week in the Bruins’ 21-7 road loss to Spartanburg High School. Foster notched 16 tackles, two sacks and recovered a fumble against the Vikings.

  • Behind enemy lines

    INDIAN LAND – Jack Shumaker was never one to shirk duty, even when it made little sense.
    The Bluefield, W.Va., native had seen a lot since joining the 26th Infantry division attached to Gen. George S. Patton’s 3rd Army.
    But sweeping off an almost clean air base runway that December day in 1944 made little sense. Still, orders are orders and obeying them is what soldiers do. So that’s what Shumaker and about 300 more soldiers did, to the best of their ability.
    “That booger looked like it was about 2 miles long,” he said.  

  • Mace's Warriors weapon

     

       

    The stunning rise of the Indian Land High School football team can be attributed to a host of royal blue and gold factors.

  • Brice's kicks land him in elite company

     

         Punters typically are not among the most respected players on the football field.

    Will Brice, a former Lancaster High Bruins standout, was not your typical punter.

  • LHS cross country solid in state qualifier

    Lancaster High cross country teams geared for the Class AAAA state meet with a solid effort at the state qualifier last Saturday.

    Six of seven LHS varsity boys posted their personal best times at the meet.

  • LHS cross country solid in state qualifier

    Lancaster High cross country teams geared for the Class AAAA state meet with a solid effort at the state qualifier last Saturday.

    Six of seven LHS varsity boys posted their personal best times at the meet.

  • LHS cross country solid in state qualifier

    Lancaster High cross country teams geared for the Class AAAA state meet with a solid effort at the state qualifier last Saturday.

    Six of seven LHS varsity boys posted their personal best times at the meet.

  • Mulvaney going to Congress

    About 15 minutes after becoming the first Republican from Lancaster County to win the 5th Congressional District seat in more than 100 years, Mick Mulvaney appeared overwhelmed.
    Surrounded by his wife, Pam, and members of his campaign team, Mulvaney, the state senator for District 16, thanked a crowd of supporters at the Bradley Arts and Sciences Building at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster for his win over Democratic incumbent John Spratt, who has held the seat since 1983.

  • Emerald edges IL, advances to Upstate title match

    Emerald captured a hard-fought second-round tennis match to advance to the Class AA Upper State title match Tuesday night.

    EHS of Greenwood, which held a 3-2 edge after singles, defeated Indian Land 4-3.