Today's News

  • BHS to hold fundraiser for ‘Coach Moe’

    Buford High School will host a barbecue fundraiser for Jeff “Coach Moe” Moyer from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Yellow Jackets football stadium. 

    Moyer was diagnosed with brain cancer several weeks ago and all proceeds benefit his medical expenses. 

    Tickets, at $8 each, are available at the high school office, or from any BHS student athlete. 

  • Warriors capture two state titles

    ANDERSON – Indian Land High School captured two individual state wrestling championships, with Warriors junior grappler Austin Ross making ILHS mat history.

    Ross, who won the 106-pound state title as a sophomore, became the first Warriors’ wrestler to repeat the state title feat with the Class AAA 113-pound state championship Saturday at the Anderson Civic Center.

    Warriors’ freshman wrestler Solomon Cortez won the Class AAA 106-pound state championship to give ILHS two on the blue and gold’s memorable day.

  • Kalab Haven state champ in first mat try

    ANDERSON – Andrew Jackson High School freshman wrestler Kalab Haven had his brothers on his mind when the Volunteers’ 160-pounder took the mat in the Class A-AA state individual tournament Saturday night in the Anderson Civic Center.

    Haven had his family name to live up to since his brothers, Dalton “Tex” Haven and Hunter Haven, had won state individual titles in their respective weight classes, but there was greater motivation to earn the coveted gold.

  • Dylan Jenkins leads Jackets in A-AA state tournament

    Buford High School had three Jackets wrestlers place in the Class A-AA state wrestling tournament, with BHS freshman Dylan Jenkins leading the way in Anderson on Saturday.

    Jenkins finished as the 106-pound state runner-up with a 2-1 effort on the day.

    Jenkins went 33-12 on the season at 106.

    Blake Bailey, at 138-pounds, was 3-1 on the day to give him a 39-5 record for the season.

    Bailey, a sophomore, finished third in the 138-pound class.

    Webber Moore, a sophomore, placed third at 160.

  • Volunteers rebound, win over Cycs

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson rebounded from a one-run loss to Lancaster to take a 6-1 win over Chester in round two of the Comporium Preseason Baseball tournament at the Volunteers’ field on Monday night.

    The Vols scored four runs in the first inning, highlighted by Connor Killough’s two-run triple.

    Chandler Hinson and Will Hudson each had a hit for AJ in the game.

    Colby Jackson aided the Vols, scoring two runs. Dillon Kirk, Brett Percival, Isaiah Parker and Hudson each tallied a run.

  • Lancers take three wins from Bobcats

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster baseball team improved its record to 7-4 after taking three of four games from Bryant & Stratton College of Virginia Beach, Va. last weekend at Doomsday Field.

    The Lancers won a 10-0 and 13-10 on Saturday and followed up with a nail-biting, 8-7, win at noon Sunday.

    However, the Bobcats avoided a clean sweep, topping USCL 10-3 in the Sunday’s final game.

  • Speedway draws 50 cars for practice

    Over 50 cars were at Lancaster Motor Speedway’s first official practice under new ownership and management last  Saturday.

    The open practice gave drivers and fans a chance to see all the new improvements the new management has done to LMS during the offseason.

    The drivers had nothing but praise for the racing surface all day long. Randy and Scottie Watts have done a tremendous job bringing the racing surface back to respectability after it was a rough year for the racing surface during the 2017 racing season.

  • Sunday auction to raise money for playground at Stevens Park

    KERSHAW – Those searching for bargains and trying to support good causes can do both this weekend.
    A benefit auction for the Stevens Park playground is 7 p.m. Sunday at Kershaw Auction House on North Hampton Street (the old Center Theatre).
    Beverly Timmons, general coordinator for the Kershaw Community Park Council, said its members are looking forward to hosting the fundraiser.
    “All proceeds go to help fund the new playground,” Timmons said.

  • New kids’ librarian feels right at home

    “How does a dinosaur eat all of his food?” asks Amanda Antonacci as she begins reading to 2- and 3-year-olds. “Does he burp? Does he belch or make noises quite rude?”
    Antonacci is the new Lancaster County children’s librarian, and she loves her job.
    “I love to read them stories…. They are fun to laugh with, so if I can find a funny story that they just think is hilarious, it’s even better,” she said. “It’s just fun to play.”

  • Schoolkids learn local landmarks with Read Across America video

    Lancaster County students are celebrating Read Across America today by being among some of the first to watch a video about the county they call home, featuring some big names around Lancaster.
    “The county wanted to partner together to do a reading program,” said David Knight, public relations director for the county school district.