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Today's News

  • Lancers battle Wildcats to 3-3 soccer stalemate

    The USC Lancaster men’s soccer team battled unbeaten Johnson and Wales University of Charlotte to a 3-3 tie on Tuesday in Pineville.

    The Lancers’ first goal came on Roberto Palomino-Mendoza’s tally off an assist from Zhenya Deller.

    Scott Endres tallied the second USCL goal on a Palomino-Mendoza’s assist.

    Shavoy Brown netted the third goal, with an assist from Endres.

    Earlier in the season JWU blanked USCL, 4-0. The Wildcats, with the tie to USCL, are 14-0-2 on the season.

  • South Middle rolls in win over Lewisville

    The South Mustangs upped their record to 5-1, posting a 38-0 win over Lewisville on Wednesday.

    R.J. Glasgo sparked the Mustangs with a pair of touchdowns, scoring on runs of 20 and 12 yards..

    Zy Moffit dashed 70 yards on a kickoff return, while Jamarcus Elder sprinted 45 yards for a TD. C.J. Fraizer added a 25-yard scoring run.

    Aiden Pomnitz, Fred Twitty, Elder and Frazier each scored two-point conversions.

    South faces rival A.R. Rucker Middle on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Stadium.

    AJ Middle wins

  • Buford, ILHS volleyball teams look to second round matches

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets and Indian Land Lady Warriors volleyball teams look to extend their seasons with second-round playoff matches Monday.

    The 16-1 BHS girls, the Region IV-AA champions, host Christ Church of Greenville in a second-round match at 6 p.m. in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs.

    Indian Land, the Region III-AAA runner-up, will venture to Chapman for a second-round clash.

    BHS blanked Eau Claire of Columbia 3-0 to open the playoffs.

    The Lady Jackets prevailed 25-7, 25-12 and 25-5.

  • McDonald Green: The school of animals

    Students weren’t the only ones riding McDonald Green Elementary’s bus 38 to school Tuesday morning.

    In one of the seats, a four-week-old kitten rode with three brothers who rescued him.

    Needless to say, it was the first time a kitten rode the bus to McDonald Green.

    Brothers Jamyjhae, 11, Ja’Ontae, 10, and Larry Ingram, 9, found the orange kitten in their yard near their pit bull, and they wanted to keep him safe.

    “You can’t let the dog eat it,” Ja’Ontae said.

  • County trio reaps grid honors

    FORT MILL – Three Lancaster County high school football standouts – two from Indian Land and one from Lancaster – earned accolades at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

    Lancaster High School offensive lineman Jaren Watts was saluted along with Indian Land’s Jacob Carroll and Jessie Mace.

  • Threatt wins Run with the Bruins 5K in record effort

    A record effort highlighted the eighth annual Run with the Bruins 5K on Oct. 14 at Memorial Stadium.

    A field of 200-plus came together on Stadium Drive to run, walk and cheer for each other on the 5K course of the LHS cross country team.

    The morning started with a quarter-mile kids fun run where Wade Sutton, 6, won.

    The 5K run/walk followed, with EJ Threatt of Pageland winning, setting a new Run with the Bruins record of 17:59 to top the 59-runner field.

  • Blue Devils tamed Tigers for Class C state crown

    Charles Ussery

    For The Lancaster News

    Nov. 21, 1967 was a Thursday, moving day for the Heath Springs area.

    The Heath Springs High School Blue Devils were set to play the St. Stephen Tigers in Orangeburg for the 1967 Class C state football championship.

    Stores closed and fans packed picnics for the trip. Down at HSHS, two Greyhound charter buses were loading.

    The band gathered beside the school and a fog of White Rain hair spray hovered.

  • Burns Ford wins Rub of the Green

    The Burns Ford team, led by captain Bobby Young, rode to victory in the annual Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament at Carolina Lakes Golf Club in Sun City on Oct. 12.

    The Young team, which included Drew Walters, Scott Caskey and Tyler Young, teamed to shoot a 49 for a two-shot win.

    Walters, in a recent outing, was coming off tying the course record at the Lancaster Golf Club with a 10-under 62.

    “We played consistent,” Bobby Young said. “We hit our drives long and straight.

  • Burns Ford wins Rub of the Green

    The Burns Ford team, led by captain Bobby Young, rode to victory in the annual Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament at Carolina Lakes Golf Club in Sun City on Oct. 12.

    The Young team, which included Drew Walters, Scott Caskey and Tyler Young, teamed to shoot a 49 for a two-shot win.

    Walters, in a recent outing, was coming off tying the course record at the Lancaster Golf Club with a 10-under 62.

    “We played consistent,” Bobby Young said. “We hit our drives long and straight.

  • Community Foundation awards grants

    The Lancaster County Community Foundation has handed out its annual grants, totaling $9,600 this year.
    The foundation held a reception earlier this month to celebrate the eight local nonprofits that are receiving the money.
    The organizations include the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, Christian Services, Classroom Central, HOPE in Lancaster, Lancaster County Society for Historical Preservation, Lancaster Promise Neighborhood, Palmetto Council-Boy Scouts of America and Samaritan’s Feet International.