Today's News

  • All-county football team ‘O’ generates big stats

    The Lancaster News’ 2017 all-county offense sports its share of big-play performers.
    Buford High School senior quarterback Ryan Moore heads the team.
    Moore, an all-region selection, was named the Jackets’ Best Back for the 2017 season.
    Moore accounted for 2,000 total yards, with 1,400 yards passing. He hit 95-179 passes with 17 touchdowns. Moore ran for 600 yards in 148 carries with eight touchdowns. In his career, Moore accounted for over 4,300 yards and 57 touchdowns.

  • All-county football team defense sports big hitters

    The Lancaster News’ all-county football defense has a rock-solid reputation for big hitters.
    The 2017 TLN defensive unit holds true to form, with the squad loaded with impact players.
    Indian Land High junior Robbie Csuhta, an all-region selection who had more than 100 tackles for the second straight season, racked up 127 total tackles, 84 solos,12 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.

  • An elite football trio: Watts, Vincent and McKittrick lead the way

    The story of the 2017 Lancaster County high school football season was the Buford High School Yellow Jackets.
    Buford, coming off a 3-8 season in 2016, reversed the turnover margin and in doing so, flipped its record with a 7-4 finish.
    The Jackets, on their way to their third straight Class AA playoff bid, handed Region IV-AA football champion Lee Central its lone league loss, 28-27.

  • Coach Dennie gave his Vols ‘tough love’

    Memories. This time of year – Christmas memories are a part of the annual Yule celebration.
    Same is true for football.
    Memories are a part of the game.
    Late in the 2017 high school season, a former county coach passed away, leaving us with memories.
    That coach is former Andrew Jackson High School head football coach Duane Dennie, who guided the Vols 1981-86.
    Dennie was an intense coach who got the most of his players. He departed this life at age 64, way too soon. He was a cancer victim and it was a struggle at the end.

  • Fire destroys Brooklyn Avenue home

    Fire destroyed a Brooklyn Avenue home on Friday morning. Firefighters from multiple county fire departments were called to the scene about 10:49 a.m. No one was there at the time and the home was a total loss. For more, see the Sunday, Dec. 24 edition of The Lancaster News.

  • Aldi recalls apples sold at some Carolinas stores

    Grocery chain Aldi has voluntarily recalled certain apples supplied by Jack Brown Produce Inc. because of a Listeria contamination.

    The affected products were available for purchase after Dec. 13, and limited to certain Aldi stores in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, North Carolina and South Carolina, the company said in a statement.

  • Lancaster Motor Speedway rules set

    The new Lancaster Motor Speedway staff is staying busy this offseason.

    For the first time in a long time, the Lancaster Motor Speedway rules are out before Christmas.

    Co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn have stated they wanted to get everything out as early as possible for the LMS drivers and fans.

    The 2018 LMS schedule will be released soon.

  • Jackets honor fall sports stars

    BUFORD – Fall’s finest took the maroon and gold spotlight at the annual Buford High School fall sports awards in the BHS cafeteria Monday night.

    Ace athletes in football, volleyball, cross country and competitive cheer were honored for their performances.

    The Buford High football team, which finished 7-4 and earned a third-straight playoff bid, honored senior linebacker Noah Vincent as the Jackets football MVP and Best Linebacker.

  • Watts signs with 49ers

    Markees Watts’ anticipation for a special day ended Wednesday morning in the Lancaster High School media center.

    Watts, a four-year starter for the Bruins, took advantage of the NCAA’s early signing period to sign with the Charlotte 49ers, who had received an oral pledge from him earlier this month.

    “I’m excited,” said Watts as he smiled with his parents, coaches and teachers watching. “I’ve been looking forward to this since my ninth-grade year.”

    Watts has been with the Bruins since his freshman year.

  • Vols wrestlers sweep region quad meet

    The Andrew Jackson High wrestlers, rated third in the latest Class A-AA state poll by SCMAT, swept on the mat, taking a Region IV-AA quad match victory Friday night at rival North Central.

    The Vols, 12-4 on the season, topped the host Knights, 41-31, Cheraw, 49-24 and Chesterfield, 60-18.

    AJ was led by five wrestlers who each posted three wins on the night, including Daniel Barfield (106), Matthew Kirk (113), Dalton Mackey (120), Hunter Haven (160) and Kalab Haven (170).

    Aiden Hinson (132) registered a 2-0 effort.