Today's News

  • Teamwork keys tough win

    Jeff Davis and his foursome halted a links drought on Friday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club in the 18th annual Crenshaw Oil Company golf tournament which benefits Lancaster County Partners for Youth.

    Davis noted about 10 years ago in his first year in the tournament, he was a member of the winning team.

    “Since then, we’ve had fun playing in this tournament, but we really haven’t done too much,” Davis said.

    That is until Friday.

  • Bruins roll to Wheels wins

    The Lancaster Bruins are on a roll in the annual Wheels Invitational high school baseball tournament in Rock Hill.

    The Bruins surged to their third straight win, belting Brooke Point High (Va.) 7-1 on Saturday morning to cap play.

    Senior right-hander Mike Catoe scattered four hits and walked one to go with seven strikeouts in LHS’s  six-run win over the Black Hawks.

  • Police reports - April 24, 2009

    According to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:

    - A Lancaster man was arrested April 2 after a traffic stop on York Street.

    Carl Nicholas Hall, 26, 105 Hunter St., was charged with driving under the influence, driving under suspension and resisting arrest.

    According to the report, an officer stopped Hall because he knew Hall was driving under suspension. The officer turned on his blue light and siren after Hall did not stop for him on Springdale Road, the report said. Hall turned into a driveway on York Street, got out of the car and ran.

  • AJ's Reeves, Miller earn boys honors

    The 2008-09 high school basketball season offered quite a challenge to second-year Andrew Jackson boys coach Dale Reeves and his Volunteers.

    AJ answered in flying colors.

    The Vols entered the season, their first in revised Region IV-AA, which featured three schools ranked in the Class AA boys preseason top 10. The elite trio included No. 4 Keenan, No. 8 Central of Pageland and ninth-ranked Eau Claire  of Columbia.

  • Breaking NewsAndrew Jackson High football coach Louis Clyburn resigns to take job as North Central athletic director, football coach
  • Devils top Jackets 4-0

    Great Falls High School senior right-hander Gaither Bumgardner tossed a two-hitter and struck out 10 to key the Red Devils to a 4-0 Region III-A baseball win over Buford at the GFHS field on Wednesday.

    The game was originally set for Tuesday, but a late afternoon thunderstorm caused GFHS officials to postpone play to Wednesday.

    Bumgardner gunned the Red Devils’ offense with a two-run homer and a solo blast.

    BHS, 3-6, 5-8, had a hit each from Joseph Wright and Britt Wells. Wright also reached after twice being hit by a pitch. Justin Altman drew two walks.

  • IL's Jacobus, Williams lead girls awards

    The Lancaster County 2008-09 girls basketball season belonged to the Indian Land Lady Warriors.

    Veteran Lady Warriors coach Tamara Jacobus and standout sophomore guard Mariah Williams swept top honors for the county girls basketball campaign.

    Jacobus guided the Indian Land girls to a 19-5 mark, which included an unbeaten 12-0 record and the Conference III-A regular-season championship.

    Williams was the Lady Warriors catalyst, averaging a county’s best 13 points and 3.4 assists per game.

  • Palmetto Lightning strikes gold in first YBOA tourney

    The Palmetto Lighting struck gold in the Zaxby’s Tournament of Champions, a 10-under Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) tournament on March 28-29, in Forest City, N.C.

    The Lightning captured the title with a 28-12 win over the Stanley Lady Ice.

    Alexis Williams led the Lightning with 12 points. Elizabeth Scott netted six and Summer Vick chipped in four. Deja Patterson, Amirah Steward and Michaela Coates added two points apiece.

  • Buford 2nd in tourney

    The Buford Lady Jackets finished as the runners-up in the Cougar Invitational at York Comprehensive High School on Tuesday.

    The Lady Jackets went 3-1, falling to Class AAAA Clover 6-1 in the championship game.

    In the title game, the Blue Eagles forged a 6-0 lead before BHS struck for a run in the seventh when Lindsey Pressley drove in Jena Hallman.

    Pressley had a hit and drove in a run. Hallman had a double and scored a run. Hannah Knight added a hit for the Lady Jackets.

  • Run for Ryan event different this year

    Donna White sits peacefully on a bench as she watches young athletes run around the racing track at Lancaster High School.

    For White, those runners help keep her son’s memory alive, as they energetically engage in the activity he loved but was too ill to do in the last months of his life.

    White’s son, Ryan McKinney, died in February 2006 from Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS). He was 19.

    KLS is a rare neurological disorder that may result in altered behavior and a need for excessive sleep.