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Today's News

  • Coke team tops Crenshaw Oil field

    The Coca-Cola team was the close toast of the field in the 25th annual Crenshaw Oil Company golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday afternoon.

    The captain’s choice tournament, hosted by Crenshaw Oil Company and Crenco Food Stores, benefits Lancaster County Partners for Youth Future Teachers Scholarship Fund.

  • LSS hosts M&M Garage Extreme 4 Double Duels Showdown

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the M&M Garage Extreme 4 Double Duels Showdown on Saturday night.
    The M&M Garage Extreme 4 Division averages one of the largest car counts at Lancaster Super Speedway each week. The division features exciting racing with rubbing, beating and sometimes two- or three-wide finishes.
    Fans can expect some of the Carolinas top Extreme 4 drivers to be here for the Double Duels.

  • Lady Jackets booters close with two victories

    The Buford High girls soccer team improved to 11-9 on the season with a 9-0 road win over Lewisville on Wednesday in Richburg.
    Victoria Hinson led BHS with three goals and Samantha Broome added two goals. Emma Larson, Jessica Williams, Alexus Bryson and Cassie Bailey each scored one goal for the Lady Jackets.
    Tory Knight posted her seventh shutout of the season in goal.
    The Buford High Lady Jackets soccer team improved to 10-9 on the season, taking a 4-0 win over York Prep on Tuesday night in the final regular season home match.

  • Volunteers golfers tie mark in home finale

    The 32-1 Andrew Jackson High golf team saved its best for last.
    The Volunteers, in their final home golf match on the 2016 regular season and AJ golf senior night, shot a 142 to tie the school record golf team score on Wednesday at the Kershaw Golf Club.
    The Sowell brothers – senior Logan and sophomore Mason – teamed to lead the AJ effort in wins over North Central and Lugoff-Elgin.
    Logan Sowell shot a four-under 32 and Mason Sowell posted a three-under 33 over nine holes. Each had four birdies to lead the AJ golfers.

  • Bolt sparks Warriors in win over Pelion

    Indian Land, the fourth seed out of Region IV-AA, opened the Class AA Upper State baseball playoffs, blanking top-seeded Pelion, 6-0 at the PHS field on Wednesday.
    The game was slated for Thursday, but moved ahead with the threat of rain.
    IL’s Nolan Bolt hurled the shutout, notching six strikeouts and allowed two hits.
    Indian Land broke on top with two runs in the first inning on a Daniel Gueldner double and an error.
    Reed Lilly, who had two hits, also had a first-inning single.

  • Bruins’ twin soccer titles

    The Lancaster High School girls’ soccer team will save the date – April 26, 2016 – as a blue-and-gold letter day in the Lady Bruins booters’ annals.
    The determined LHS girls soccer squad captured its first-ever region soccer championship with a decisive 6-0 Region III-AAA win over South Pointe High at the SPHS field in Rock Hill on Tuesday night.

  • Bruins' twin soccer titles

    The Lancaster Bruins captured the Region III-AAA soccer championship in exciting fashion, taking a 4-3 win over South Pointe on penalty kicks.
    Regulation ended at three-all, and the LHS players to score on penalty kicks were Zeke Williams, Jonathan Monsalvo, Trevor Latham, Corey Lucas and freshman Christian Diaz.
    With LHS up 5-4 in penalty kicks, Ben Rivers made a clutch stop on SPHS’s fifth penalty kick to give the Bruins the title-clinching win.

  • Lady Vols, Warriors tops in Region IV-AA track

    The Andrew Jackson girls and Indian Land boys each captured Region IV-AA track titles at the region meet at North Central High School on Tuesday.
    The AJ girls, with their second straight region title, had 141 points, followed by Indian Land 135, Cheraw 92, Buford 64, Central 42, North Central 33 and Chesterfield 32.
    The IL boys prevailed with 206 points, with Central second at 124. North Central 54, Chesterfield 51, Cheraw 50, Buford 45 and AJ 17 followed.

  • Column: Infrastructure investments essential to S.C.

    The S.C. legislature is battling over infrastructure improvements in our state. It’s part of a wider debate on how to become truly prosperous, with opportunity for all.
    The “conservative solution” is to cut spending, taxes, regulations and government and not raise the minimum wage. Get government out of the way, and personal responsibility and the free market will create prosperity for all. Some seem to believe that government is bad and cannot do anything right.

  • Column: Mr. Melton, who are you to decide sheriff’s candidate isn’t ‘respectable’?

    This is a response to various recent articles about Billy McCoy, plagiarism, and Barry Faile.
    Starting with the editor’s column, written by Brian Melton, excuse me if my punctuation in this column is “not” correct, or not up to your standards. I have not found any job descriptions for sheriff that list proper punctuation to be a job requirement.
    Who are you to determine if Mr. McCoy is a “respectable candidate”? Have you interviewed him? That’s something for the voters to decide.