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Today's News

  • Falcons soar in win over Warriors

     

     INDIAN LAND – It was homecoming for the Indian Land Warriors and on

  • Hawks hold off Bruins

    Lancaster High School football coach Bobby Collins liked the Bruins’ fight, but not the final result.

    In a game, which hinged on the final snap, Westwood held on to hold off LHS, 36-29 in the Region III-AAAA football opener at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

    “Our guys played hard for four quarters and battled to the end, but we didn’t finish and  took a tough loss,” Collins said. “I hurt for our players because they put it on the line.”

  • Jackets rebound, sting Cavs

    BUFORD – Buford got back on the winning track, defeating the Franklin Christian Cavaliers 26-6 at Jackets Stadium on Friday night.

    Buford, 5-1 and ranked ninth in Class AA, survived the Cavaliers’ charge and fought through sluggish play to secure the 20-point win.

    The enthusiasm of homecoming night helped fuel the Yellow Jackets’ fast start.  The Cavaliers received the opening kickoff, but on their third play from scrimmage Cavs quarterback Dee Hardin was intercepted by Buford’s Dwayne Bufford at FC’s 39.

  • Juniors capture BHS powder puff victory

    The juniors downed the seniors, 20-13 to capture the title in the annual Buford High School powder puff football game at Jackets Stadium on Wednesday night.
    The Jackets’ powder puff game, a Buford High homecoming tradition, is sponsored by the school’s Educators Rising, which is co-sponsored by Pam Langley, Rachel Haynes and Kendall Horne.
    The juniors capped the win as Hunter Allen hit Hannah Boone on a touchdown pass and Allen scored on the conversion to seal the 20-13 win.

  • Lady Bruins split matches on the court

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins tennis team split a pair of matches this week.
    The LHS girls, 7-4, fell to Class AAA foe Camden, 4-2 on Wednesday at the USC Lancaster courts.
    On Tuesday, Lancaster High posted a region win over York, 5-1.
    Camden 4, LHS 2
    Singles
    ◆ Imani Wyatt (CHS) defeated Katie McBride (L), 6-2, 6-2
    ◆ Aalela Blackmon (L) defeated Lexi Setzer (CHS), 6-4, 6-2
    ◆ Nelle Joseph (CHS) defeated Rebekah Sapp (L), 6-3, 6-4
    ◆ Tiesha Shannon (L) defeated Mackenzie Pendelton (CHS), 4-6, 6-4 tiebreak 10-8

  • LSS hosts Fall Finale on Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the the track’s Fall Finale Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

    Divisions running include the Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Vintage and Extreme 4.

    The 2017 LSS racing season is coming to an end, with major improvements expected to happen during the 2017-2018 offseason at the track.

    The racing season has had its ups-and-downs, with the numerous rainouts hurting the LSS racing campaign all summer long.

  • Coaches salute county trio

    FORT MILL – Three Lancaster County high school football players were saluted for

    their play at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches

    Association at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    The county trio included Lancaster High School’s Kevius Barnes along

    with Jacob Cato and Dalton McKittrick of Andrew Jackson High School.

    Barnes and Cato played key roles in the Bruins’ 27-24 road win over

    Class AAAA foe Lugoff-Elgin on Friday night.

  • Small looms large for Jackets

    BUFORD – Dalton Small is Buford’s little big man. Small, at 5-8, 170 pounds, isn’t the biggest player, but whatever it takes, he will come up big for the Jackets football team.
    “Dalton is a big asset to our team,” BHS coach Tripp Watts said. “He will do anything to help the team. Dalton is a true team player.”
    Small, a two-year starter for the Jackets and a four-year player, is a two-way starter.
    “The biggest thing about Dalton is he doesn’t come off the field,” Watts said.

  • Pottery studio tour

    Lancaster County is holding its first pottery tour this Saturday, with five local potters opening their studios to visitors.

    The free event will allow visitors to see live pottery demonstrations, meet the artists and shop around. Participants can begin their tour at any of the studios. 

    The Lancaster stops include Dianne Mahafee’s studio at 2875 New Hope Road, Elizabeth Lee’s studio at 2945 Aero Lane, Alan Noll’s studio at 2027 Standing Timber Road and Valerie Hawkins’ studio at 3458 Flat Creek Road.

  • Fall colors off to early start across mountains

    Jonathan Veit 

    Clemson University

    CLEMSON – A dry 2016 coupled with a late summer cold front brought on by Tropical Storm Irma has jumpstarted fall color in the southern Appalachians.

    Clemson University forest ecologist Don Hagan, in his annual fall foliage assessment, reports that the bounty of fall colors enjoyed by so many leaf lookers and businesses is seven to 10 days ahead of schedule in some areas.