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Today's News

  • Junior Warriors win, stay unbeaten

    The Indian Land Junior Warriors, keyed by the stellar play of quarterback Brandon Britton, improved to 2-0 on the season with a 34-16 road win over the Blacksburg High School Junior Wildcats on Thursday night.
    Britton, who ran for 200 yards on 12 carries, scored five touchdowns to key the Junior Warriors to the 18-point win.
    Britton had a 60-yard touchdown run to go with two 40-yard scoring dashes, a 50-yard TD sprint and a 15-yard sprint for six.

  • Lancaster swimmers down York for win

    The Lancaster High School swim team opened its season with a win over York at the Lancaster County pool on Aug. 24.
    LHS prevailed in the combined meet, 226-55, with the LHS girls winning, 119-26, and the boys posting a 107-29 victory.
    Lancaster boosted its effort with six relay event wins.

    Meet results
    200 freestyle – 1. Isabella Ihm, 2. Mallory McDow, 3. Torie Johnson; 1. Braydon Powers, 2. Louie Prete, 3. Andrew Bell
    200 IM – 1. Makenzy Mills, 2. Tamra Tipton; 1. Luis Bravo

  • ‘Momma Carolyn,’ Dabo hit it off

    Few people can divert a college football coach, a national championship coach at that, away from a practice in preparation for the season opener in defense of the national title.
    Count Lancaster native and ardent Clemson fan Carolyn Starnes, 83, in that limited number.
    Starnes recently visited a Clemson Tigers football practice and drew the full attention of Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney.
    Swinney, while at the workout, stopped by and spent time with Starnes, a former University of South Carolina Lancaster instructor and longtime Clemson fan.

  • Chargers top Vols, 19-14

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – Providence Day won a hard-fought game against host Andrew Jackson 19-14 Thursday night.
    The game was reset from Friday due expected heavy rain in the area from Hurricane Harvey.
    The Vols’ Jamie Hinson caught a blocked field goal attempt by the Providence Day Chargers with 57 seconds left in the half, and ran it back 69 yards for a touchdown.

  • 5 Lancaster County students transfer to Governor’s School

    Five Lancaster County students started their junior year at the S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) on Aug. 14.
    The students, part of GSSM’s class of 2019, will attend the public residential high school in Hartsville for their junior and senior years.
    Three students transferred to GSSM from Indian Land High – JuHwan Cho, Mackenzie Meadows and John Patrick Shaheen. Caroline Sizemore transferred from Lancaster High. Dejanay Williams transferred from Andrew Jackson High.

  • Warriors surge early, sack Cats

     

    INDIAN LAND – Coming off two tough losses, it was clear that Indian Land

    needed its most complete and cleanest performance to date to

    secure its first win this season.

    For the vast majority of the game, with the

    exception of a little dip in the third quarter, that was the

    performance the Warriors delivered in their 2017 home opener.

    In doing so, the Warriors secured new coach Horatio Blades’ first win, a 37-13 victory over the Blacksburg Wildcats at the ILHS Reservation on Friday night.

  • Jackets swarm Bruins for 38-21 win

     

    FORT MILL – The storm never came, but the Fort Mill football blitz did as the host Yellow Jackets swarmed the Lancaster Bruins early on the way to a stinging 38-21 win on Friday night at Bob Jones Stadium in Fort Mill.

    Rain and stormy weather was expected, but it was the Jackets who hit the Bruins hard.

    The Yellow Jackets ignited for 31 first-half points on the way to the 17-point win.

    Lancaster battled back in the second half, but the Yellow Jackets’ earlier damage was too much to overcome.

  • Jackets swarm Bruins for 38-21 win

    Fast-starting Fort Mill bolted to a 31-0 halftime lead on the way to a 38-21 win over Lancaster on Friday night.

    LHS fell to 1-1 with the 17-point loss.

  • Column: Site will show how S.C. uses gas-tax money

    The years-long debate over South Carolina road funding stirred strong feelings all around. While tax-hike advocates made a passionate case about the need for infrastructure repairs, their plan – which raises the fuel tax by 12 cents over six years, in addition to other tax and fee increases – will put a noticeable pinch on our wallets.
    It’s hard to fault those who opposed it, given the ever-increasing demands being placed on them by their various layers of government.

  • Column: Dr. Sims cured a severe malady for many generations of women

    This is a response to last Sunday’s article about controversy over statues honoring Dr. J. Marion Sims.
    The article noted that Dr. Sims used enslaved African-American women for experimental surgeries in the mid-1800s. Let me add some detail and context.