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Today's News

  • Clark's dash delivers win

    Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    BLYTHEWOOD – Lancaster High senior running back Jamias Clark’s “shot” in this Kansas Shootout left the Bruins standing tall and proud in a thrilling 13-10 Region IV-AAAA football road win over Blythewood on Friday night.

    Clark capped the LHS comeback victory, blasting through a right-side hole on a five-yard sprint to lift the Bruins, 6-2, 1-1, to the three-point win in overtime, also known as a Kansas Shootout.

  • Turnovers costly in IL road defeat

    ERIC ROWELL

    For The Lancaster News

    RICHBURG - A wet, sloppy night proved costly for Indian Land as Lewisville defeated the visiting Warriors 19-6 in Conference III-A football play.

    Indian Land had two costly fumbles which led to 12 points for the opportunistic Lions.

    Lewisville opened the scoring on an Isaiah Johnson 30-yard scoring run on the Lions' first possession. Logan Pemberton's conversion kick was no good, leaving LHS up 6-0.

  • AJ stuffs Caps in 10-6 victory

    Kim Roberts

    For The Lancaster News

    COLUMBIA - Andrew Jackson's defense stopped Columbia quarterback Kevin Davis at the one-foot line on the last play of the rain-soaked game to preserve a heart-stopping 10-6 victory for the Volunteers in a key Region IV-AA football game.

    The Vols appeared poised to win the game when linebacker Kody Faulkenberry recovered a Caps' fumble at the AJ 9 with 2:10 left. AJ returned the favor, fumbling at the AJ 21 with 49 seconds left.

  • Story sad about Lancaster, but folks will turn things around

    Lancaster, S.C., has been named America’s most vulnerable city. This makes me sad.

    This town was once a town that lived and thrived due to Springs Industries. And now I read in “Forbes Magazine” that it’s just a sad little town due to unemployment figures, poverty and education.

    Well, let me tell you what I know and remember about Lancaster. My father’s family is from this town and my grandparents have always lived there. I grew up spending many weekends there as well as lots of weeks during the summer.

  • Paper carriers just can't win

    You know, I was kind of glad to see paper carriers get their due during National Newspaper Week.We should honor those who deliver the local news to our homes.Newspapers have been called many things from rags and birdcage liners to sources of enlightenment.Nothing is more aggravating than a walk to the street on a cool, crisp morning to find an empty tube (that’s industry lingo for a paper box).

  • Mustangs blank Buford

    The South Middle School Mustangs scored a touchdown in each half on the way to a 16-0 football win over previously unbeaten Buford on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.South improved to 5-1 with the win. Buford fell to 5-1.South’s Rashawn Cloud picked off a screen pass and raced 70 yards with 35 seconds left in the half to snap a scoreless tie. J.J. Massey scored on the first of his two-point conversions to make it 8-0 at the half.In the second half, a Marqui Stanback interception set up SMS’s second score, a 27-yard run by Mardarius Bailey.

  • Breast cancer diagnosis doesn't slow Sue Robinson

    When Sue Robinson felt a lump in her breast in February 2002, she knew she had cancer.

    She had felt some pain first, and when she checked it out, she felt the lump.

    "It was, of course, devastating," Robinson, 55, said. "It put me on my knees."

    That was a Saturday. She called her doctor Monday, and a office assistant said her doctor could see her in two weeks.

    "I said, 'You don't understand, I'm driving there right now,'" Robinson said.

  • AJ's Wright has right stuff

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson first-year assistant football coach Danny Wright recalls those days during his Volunteers’ football career when his younger brother Daniel accompanied him to the Vols’ weight room.“Daniel was always trying to lift this one dumbbell,” said Danny Wright, a three-sport star for the Vols before graduating in 2000.“He’d struggle with it, but he kept telling me he was going to lift it,” Danny Wright said.If that weight symbolizes Daniel Wright’s Vols’ athletic career, then he

  • Teamwork key in Chamber tourney win

    Evan Scott said brother-in-law golf play proved to be the difference in his team’s success in the 21st annual Rub of the Green golf tournament Thursday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.Brother-in-law golf is solid alternating partner play in a match.“We’re not related, but we used brother-in-law golf to win here today,” Scott said of his team’s triumph in the tournament sponsored by the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce.Scott said the winning foursome, which included Reggie Starnes, Tom McDougal and Billy Moseley, te

  • Healthy Woman fall fashion show unites lives touched by breast cancer

    Sue Robinson and Joannie Wood sorted through clothing racks at Hi Lites on Wednesday, in search of the perfect outfit with the help of Julie Walters and Norma Burnette.