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Today's News

  • Bruins, Warriors win to stay alive

    The Lancaster Bruins stayed alive in the Class AAA District I baseball playoffs, taking a 5-2 road win over Emerald of Greenwood on Monday.
    The Bruins, 11-9, ignited for four runs in the first inning and stayed in control for the three-run win over the host Vikings.
    Raul Garcia-Mora went the distance, tossing a four-hitter and fanning four. He allowed two runs and a walk.

  • LHS region golf champ

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    The Lancaster Bruins captured their second straight Region III-AAA golf championship, topping the field by 22 shots at the Lancaster Golf Club on Monday afternoon.
    The Bruins, led by South Middle School seventh grader Trey Crenshaw, posted a 310 to notch the region title.
    Crenshaw, who turned 13  Sunday, paced the Bruins with a one-over 73 in the 18-hole tournament for region medalist. He was one of four Bruins to reap all-region honors, all who are underclassmen.

  • No. 1 Lady Warriors maul Mid Carolina

    Top-rated Indian Land opened strong in the Class AA Upstate girls soccer playoffs, taking a 10-0 home win over Mid Carolina at IL’s Reservation on Monday night.
    The Lady Warriors’ shutout win improved IL’s record to 21-1.
    Kate Komorous, Nia Pressley and Victoria Marsicovetere each tallied two goals in the match.
    Kelsey Long, Kailee Erwin, Abby Myers and C.C. Thompson each tallied a goal for the Lady Warriors.
    Long and Pressley each had an assist in the win.

  • News Briefs

    County Planning Commission meets

    The Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet at 5 p.m. May 5, in county council chambers on the second floor of the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St. 

    County Fire Commission meets

    The Lancaster County Fire Commission will meet at 7 p.m. May 5 in Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place.

  • Column: For fed-up GOP voter, it’s Trump or nobody

    I am tired of listening to all the GOP whiners about Donald Trump and his movement to make America great again.
    Regardless of how you feel about Mr. Trump, his rise as the frontrunner for the Republican Party’s nomination signals a strong popular voice in the United States – a voice for change from the status quo.  

  • Buford Schools on 2-hour delay

    The Lancaster County School District has issued a 2 hour delay for Buford Elementary, Buford Middle and Buford High School due to power outages in the Buford area. All other schools will operate on the regular school schedule.

  • Column: Give Local: Fundraising goes digital

    One of my favorite children’s books is Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree,” which chronicles the life of a child growing up beside a tree.
    It is a story of how the tree provides for the boy throughout his lifetime. First the tree offers apples, then climbing branches, finally shade and rest for the older man as he reflects on his life. In this tale, the tree is the teacher or coach, the boy is the student. Viewed another way, the tree is the community, the boy its citizen.

  • Vols blank Jackets booters

    KERSHAW – Host Andrew Jackson won a defensive struggle to down county rival Buford, 2-0 on Thursday night at Volunteer Stadium.

    The match was the regular-season soccer finale for both county teams. BHS edged AJ, 3-2 in the first match this season. BHS came to AJ on a four-match winning streak, with second place in the region sowed up.

    The Jackets opened the week with a 5-0 win over Chester and then blanked Lewisville, 7-0.

  • Bailey wins Seth’s Hope 5K

    Buford High School track coach Jareth Bailey posted an 18:46 time to win the second annual Seth’s Hope 5K at Saint Luke’s Methodist Church on April 23.

    Bailey used a 6:02 pace to notch a 50-second win over second place Marc Truesdale, an AJ High School teacher. Truesdale, with a 6:18 pace, ran a 19:36 to place second in the 80-runner field.

  • Lady Bruins edge Wren, 4-2

    Lancaster launched the Class AAA Upper State District II softball playoffs with a 4-2 win over Wren High of Piedmont on Friday at the LHS field.

    The Lady Bruins, in the playoffs for the 38th straight season, snapped a two-all draw in the fifth when Ashley Abbott tripled home Gracie Revels, who had singled. Alexus Lowery followed with a RBI-hit to plate Abbott.