Today's News

  • Lancaster drivers focus on KOC race

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers are focusing on this weekend and the King of the Carolinas race  at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C.
    Some of the LSS drivers competing in the events include Ben Watkins, Josh Langley, Timbo Mangum, Brandy Baker, Andrew Baker, Benji Knight, Bill Knight, Pebo Johnson, Hank Taylor, Travis Mosley, Brent Hodges, Andy Hodges, Kyle Norwood, Rocky Phillips, Stevie Totherow, Travis Steele, Pat Linsday, Alexus Motes, Mike Baucom, Jacob Catoe, Brady Kirk, Travis Payne and Justin Fite.

  • Perry said faith vital in his NFL career

    Michael Dean Perry said his faith played a role in his success in the National Football League.
    Perry, who played 10 seasons in the NFL and earned six Pro Bowls, was the featured speaker at the second annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at Second Baptist Church on Tuesday night.
    “There’s a lot of different things coming at you in the NFL and I took my faith serious,” said Perry, an Aiken native who starred at Clemson along with his brother William “The Refrigerator” Perry.

  • Teague tackles transition

    BUFORD – Buford High School senior football player Davis Teague is an old hand with the BHS team, but this season he’s in a new role.
    Teague, a former linebacker in the Jackets’ defense, is now in the trenches in a move to boost the BHS stop unit.
    “Davis has taken it on and embraced it,” Buford High School defensive coordinator Jimmy Clyburn said. “It is his senior year and sometimes making that move is a challenge, but Davis has stepped up and made the most of it.”

  • Column: Lucas’ new strategy for reform

    It’s hard to believe it’s been less than two years since Jay Lucas was elected House speaker. (He took over as acting speaker when then-Speaker Bobby Harrell was indicted, 25 months ago.)

  • Buford game reset

    Buford High School's football game with North Central High School has been reset for Nov. 11 at the Knights' field.

    The game was scheduled to be played Friday, Oct. 14, at North Central.

    "North Central officials contacted us and said the school had extensive damage as a result of Hurricane Matthew last week, and asked to move the game. The coaches said they had not been able to practice much this week," BHS coach Tripp Watts said.



  • Lancaster drivers preparing for KOC

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers are  preparing this week for this weekend’s King Of The Carolinas race held at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C.
    Some of the LSS drivers who will be competing in the events will be Timbo Mangum, Brandy Baker, Andrew Baker, Benji Knight, Bill Knight, Pebo Johnson, Hank Taylor, Travis Mosley, Brent Hodges, Andy Hodges, Kyle Norwood and Rocky Phillips.

  • Run with the Bruins set Saturday

    The seventh annual Run with the Bruins 5K road race and quarter-mile fun run is Saturday at Lancaster Memorial Stadium.
    The kids’ fun run, open to youngsters age 10-under, begins at 8:15 a.m. The 5K run and walk, which also features a 5K team relay, begins at 9:15 a.m.
    The 5K team relay features a three-runner relay, with each runner to participate for a mile. All 5K participants will receive a T-shirt and bib race number. All ages and running abilities are welcome to compete.

  • Teams set to return to play

    Lancaster County prep football returns to play in full force Friday with key region games.
    Lancaster is home to face top-rated South Pointe in a key Region III-AAAA clash.
    Buford, off a solid road with over Chesterfield High School, goes on the road to face North Central.
    Andrew Jackson, looking to rebound off an open week, hosts Chesterfield to cap its regular-season home schedule.
    Indian Land, seeking to halt a five-game slide, hopes for a happy homecoming as the Warriors face Columbia High School off an open week.

  • Tri-County coaches honor Jackets

    FORT MILL – Buford High’s stellar play in the Jackets’ Region IV-AA road win over Chesterfield High School earned BHS its share of honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday afternoon at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    A trio of Jackets’ players were saluted for their outstanding play in Buford’s 35-25 road win over the Chesterfield Rams.

  • Column: Real enemy of blacks is the progressive left

    If the black community is fighting for black lives, as Malik Mackey writes in your Sept. 23 edition, then where are the mass protests in Chicago, where so many black lives are being taken? I don’t see any regular protests there.
    Instead, the protests are taking place where black men are getting shot by police. What percentage of black homicides are committed by police? Not anywhere close to the 90 to 95 percent of homicides committed by other black men.
    Any unjust shooting by police is unwarranted, but this has been blown way out of proportion.