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Today's News

  • Vols split in beach play

    MYRTLE BEACH – Andrew Jackson High School split a pair of baseball games at the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    The Volunteers, 10-6, 6-4, defeated Millburn (N.J.) High School, 4-3 on Tuesday, but dropped an 11-4 loss to the Millers on Wednesday.

    Millburn High is the defending Class AAAA state baseball champion in New Jersey and ranked 10th in Class AAAA for the 2018 season.

    In the Vols’ one-run win over Millburn, AJ scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to take the comeback win.

  • Raynor signs to play for USCL volleyball

    INDIAN LAND – The University of South Carolina Lancaster volleyball program is adding another key link from the Indian Land High School volleyball team.

    Kailey Raynor will join Lady Warriors’ teammate Olivia Falk, an ace middle blocker/hitter, on the Lancers volleyball team next fall.

    Falk signed with USCL two weeks ago. Raynor joined the Lancers volleyball team April 5, signing a scholarship offer in the ILHS media center.

  • Column: Bad-haircut Benghazi partisan is washing his hands of politics

    You may know Trey Gowdy as the man with the most notorious haircut in Congress, but he also has wonderful, self-deprecating sense of humor.
    There was his 2016 campaign ad set in a barber shop, trumpeting his conservative credentials while poking fun at his series of bad hair days. The tagline: “Trey Gowdy: Consistent Conservative, Inconsistent Haircuts.”
    All of this is in stark contrast to the role the Greenville Republican played during the Benghazi hearings.

  • Column: Let’s thank those who answer our most desperate phone calls

    Lancaster County’s telecommunication officers serve as the lifeline between citizens in need and the public safety agencies that can help them.
    Each year, the public safety TCOs at Lancaster County Public Safety Communications handle about 200,000 phone calls, including about 50,000 to 911. Every day, hundreds of people depend on the skill, expertise and commitment of the TCOs who work in public safety communications.

  • Column: Kershaw playground back, better than ever

    Since April 2017, children have stood outside the orange construction fencing at Stevens Park’s Haile Gold Mine Playground and looked forlornly at the swings and tunnels and climbing walls and rope ladders beckoning them to play.
    The “Park Closed” signs starkly declared that play would have to wait.

  • Rain cancels USCS Sprint Cars race

    Rain put the brakes on racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    The USCS Sprint Cars were scheduled to be in action at LMS, but were canceled due to rain.

    With it raining throughout Friday night, and off and on most of the day Saturday, the LMS management was forced with a tough decision to cancel the race.

    Lancaster Motor Speedway returns to racing action Saturday night with the Faith Funderburke Super Stock Shootout headlining the night of racing action.

  • USCL Lancers split with Stingers

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers split a twin bill with Florence-Darlington Technical College at the Lancaster High School baseball field on Sunday.

    The first two games of the scheduled four-game series were rained out Saturday.

    USCL won the Sunday opener, taking a 4-3 win over the Stingers before dropping a 17-10 loss in the nightcap.

    A three-run third inning on run-scoring singles from Nick Cicci, Victor Major and Jared Firmstone sparked the Lancers win.

  • LHS golfers second in tourney

    The Lancaster High School golf team placed second in the 22-team field at the Aynor Blue Jackets Invitational at the Diamondback Golf Club in Loris on Sunday.

    The Bruins shot a 315 to finish three shots behind tournament winner Myrtle Beach, which carded a team total of 312.

    Austin Mosher of Wando High School was the medalist with a 72.

    Two Lancaster High golfers, Brady Hinkle and Trey Crenshaw, each shot a 77 to place in a tie for fifth with five other golfers.

  • Jackets top Bruins in shootout win

    Buford made it two soccer wins over county rival Lancaster High School this season, taking a 5-4 shootout victory over the Bruins at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

    The match was scoreless through regulation and two five-minute overtime periods with the contest decided in the shootout.

    The Jackets’ Ethan Funderburk, Jim Small, William Ingram, Zayn Sutton and Blaine Gossman each converted on shots in the shootout.

    Lancaster, in the shootout, had scores from Ernest Nunez, Christian Diaz, Jonathan Baker and Aydan Saldana.

  • Warriors edge Cougars

    YORK – Indian Land continued its stellar diamond play, rallying for a 4-3 road win over Class AAAA foe York High School on Monday night.

    The Warriors, coming off a runner-up finish in the Wheels Invitational baseball tournament in Rock Hill last week, ignited for two runs in the seventh inning and held on for the one-run win over the Cougars.

    Daniel Gueldner, who had three hits, opened the ILHS seventh inning with a hit and moved to third as Trace White reached on an error.