Today's News

  • LHS bids to stay unbeaten

    Lancaster hits the road and puts its undefeated record on the line against a Northwestern team which holds a surprising 0-4 mark to date.

    The Bruins, 4-0, are coming off a three-game home stand where LHS went 3-0.

    “I hope we can keep it rolling, but it will be a challenge,” Lancaster High coach Bennie McMurray said. “I’ve told our players to not pay attention to Northwestern’s 0-4 mark, but to remember it’s Northwestern.”

  • Racing back at LMS for Carolina Clash series Saturday night

    Lancaster Motor Speedway returns to action Saturday night with the running of the Carolina Clash Super Late Model series.

    The “Carolina Bad Boys” Super Late Models are set to roll at LMS.

    The race is the fourth event of the Countdown to the Cup Championship, with Jeff Smith of Dallas, N.C., leading the points by 25 over Dennis “Rambo” Franklin of Gaffney.

    He is followed closely by five-time Carolina Clash champ Ricky Weeks of Rutherfordton, N.C. Chris Ferguson, out of Mt. Holly, N.C., is hot on his tail.

  • Lady Warriors split in volleyball matches

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors dropped a 3-0 loss to North Central in region volleyball play Monday night.

    The Lady Knights prevailed 25-6, 25-14 and 25-16.

    “We didn’t play well in the match,” IL coach Olivia Terzo said. “We just had a bad night out there.”

    North Central entered the match ranked No. 4 in Class A volleyball. Indian Land is listed seventh.

  • Trojans storm by Bruins

    ROCK HILL Saturday was dreary for the Lancaster Bruins, but it wasn’t about the weather on this overcast, misty afternoon.

    Northwestern stormed to a 17-0 halftime lead on the Bruins, knocking Lancaster from the unbeaten ranks with a stunning 31-0 win at Rock Hill’s District Three Stadium.

  • McMackin Memorial sports fun, winners

    The fifth annual Neil McMackin Memorial Scholarship golf tournament, also known as High Five Friday, featured its share of glad hands at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday.

    The fun tournament, held in memory of the late Neil McMackin who graduated from Lancaster High School in 1999 and Clemson University in 2004, had its share of winners.

    Tournament officials honored gross and net winners in the 33-team field, which was a seven-team increase from 26 over the 2008 tournament.

  • Strong start aids IL rout

    INDIAN LAND This time there was no wait late to get started for the Indian Land Warriors’ football team.

    IL, which ignited late for two scores only to fall short in a 14-13 loss to Class AA county foe Andrew Jackson last Friday at AJ, had no such situation Friday night when they routed North Central 42-6 in their Conference III-A opener.

  • Sanford drops by USCL; talks to Rotary members

    It took an 18-year-old University of South Carolina at Lancaster student to ask what other Rotarians may have been thinking as they listened to Gov. Mark Sanford speak during their lunch meeting on Thursday.

    Sanford talked about restructuring state government and spending and encouraged Rotarians to get involved and act on political energy to accomplish objectives. He said he’s touring the state to conduct “roving town hall meetings” to get residents’ feedback and input on how to make a difference in South Carolina.

  • McGriff thankful for win

    Gathering with family, friends and volunteers on Tuesday night, Charlene McGriff anxiously waited for the results to the special Democratic primary for Lancaster County Council’s District 2 seat.

    About 9 p.m.,  a few of her volunteers, who had been following the results at the County Administration Building, rushed over to tell her the good news. McGriff had won the race against Blondale Funderburk, 371 votes to 345.

  • 'Schoolhouse Rock' coming to town

    Children and adults, especially those who can still remember the words to such classic songs as “Conjunction Junction,” “Just a Bill” and “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly,” are sure to enjoy the Community Playhouse of Lancaster County’s “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”

    The play opens this weekend, with shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster’s Stevens Auditorium.

  • Two men accused of breaking in Grace Avenue grocery store

    Two Lancaster men were arrested after a bloody burglary at a Grace Avenue grocery store early Saturday.

    Jamie Ray Robertson, 21, of 1791 Craig Manor Road, and Nicholas Tripp Snavely, 23, of 1824 Steele St., have each been charged by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office with two counts of second-degree burglary.

    According to an incident report, someone called the sheriff’s office to report a burglary at Grace Avenue Grocery at 1737 Grace Ave. While en route to the store, deputies learned that the suspects were still inside the store.