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Today's News

  • Warriors missed state title match, but produced success in season

    The Indian Land High boys soccer team missed the state championship match for the first time in five seasons, but the Warriors continued their tradition of soccer success.

    ILHS, which finished 16-4, went 8-0 in Region IV-AAA to notch its 10th straight league title. The Warriors saw their season end with a 2-0 home loss to Seneca.

  • Defense leads in LHS spring game

    In the final athletic event on the natural turf at Lancaster Memorial Stadium, the blue and white teams battled to a scoreless tie in the annual Bruins spring football game Thursday.

    The game, which featured no kicking, had the teams put the ball in play and if no first down was made, the ball went back to the original line of scrimmage.

  • Lancers bats boom in tourney win over Owls

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster used blazing bats to post a 17-7 win over Harford in the opening round of the NJCAA Easter District baseball tournament at Sparrow Stadium in Florence on Thursday afternoon.

    The Lancers, 40-15, drilled 11 hits on the way to the 10-run rout of the Fighting Owls, the NJCAA Region 20 champions.

  • Buford 5th, AJ 8th in state golf tourney

    Three months ago, two Lancaster County Class AA schools were ranked in the S.C. High School Golf Coaches Association preseason Class A-AA state poll.

    Region IV-AA champion Buford and region runner-up  Andrew Jackson stayed on course, with each finishing in the top eight at the Class A-AA state golf tournament held at the Mt. Vintage Golf Club in North Augusta earlier this week.

  • Coming Events

     Week Ahead

    Lancaster Red Rose Festival

    The sixth annual Red Rose Festival will continue from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. May 20 in the downtown Cultural Arts District.  It is a free event sponsored by the City of Lancaster.

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Community Kickball Tournament

    The Lancaster District AME Zion Churches will hold its first Annual Community Kickball Tournament from noon-3 p.m. May 20 at White Oak AME Zion Church, 1281 Rebound Road, Lancaster. The event features prizes and games for kids and free food for all. All are welcome. For details, e-mail tljohnson1227@gmail.com.

    May Fest set for May 20

  • Column: When you fall in life, fall forward every time

    Editor’s note: Breanna Pittman, a senior at Andrew Jackson High School, is graduating with the highest GPA in the Lancaster County School District. Here are excerpts from her speech at the county’s Celebration of Excellence this month.

    Tonight I want to talk about a topic that many people overlook and others just choose to ignore – failure.
    Failure is inevitable. It will happen at least once in every person’s life. Most of the time you don’t even see it coming, and it hits you like a freight train.

  • Column: Youth Leadership grads spend 7 months learning about county

    The Lancaster County Youth Leadership program graduated 38 students this month. The program, a collaboration between the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce and the Lancaster County School District, is designed to teach leadership skills and raise awareness of job opportunities and community challenges in Lancaster County, in hopes that these students will return to Lancaster after graduating from college to live and work.

  • Latta sweeps BHS for state title

    LATTA – Latta swept away Buford’s hopes for a repeat Class AA softball state championship Wednesday night.

    The host Lady Vikings, with back-to-back wins, captured the Class AA state crown with a decisive 8-1 win after a 6-5 victory Monday to take the best-of-three series, 2-0.

  • Bruins fifth in state golf tourney

    The Lancaster High School golf team earned a fifth-place finish in the Class AAAA state golf tournament at the Barony Course at Hilton Head on Tuesday.

    Lancaster, the Class AAAA Upper State runner-up, shot a 614 (303-311) over two days to finish in the top five.

    A.C. Flora of Columbia posted a 592 to take the Falcons’ eighth straight links crown.

    Flora was followed by Myrtle Beach 602, Wren 604, Hilton Head 611 and LHS at 614.