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Today's News

  • Angels, Ponytails stars going to state

    Two Lancaster County Dixie Softball all-star teams are state-bound after winning District 2 championships Wednesday night at Springdale Park.
    The Angels all-stars, ages 9-10, wrapped up the district crown with an 11-1 win over Union County.
    The Angels stars entered play Wednesday unbeaten in tournament play, but dropped a 4-3 loss to Union to force a winner-take-all second game with Union.

  • Williams - Soltow Engagement

    Robert D. Williams and Donna L. Williams announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lynn Williams, to Taylor Jaymes Soltow, all of Kershaw.

    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. April 15, 2017, at Carolina Sunrise in North Myrtle Beach.

    Miss Williams is the granddaughter of Linda and Danny Williams of Kershaw and Jewel Neal of Lancaster. She is a 2016 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School, and plans to attend Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology in August. She works at Mirror Image hair salon.

  • Ussery - Usher Engagement

    Charles “Chuck” Ussery of Kershaw announces the engagement of his daughter, Julie Elizabeth Ussery, to Matthew Brian Usher, both of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. August 6, 2016, at Bethlehem Baptist Church.

    Miss Ussery is the granddaughter of Charles and Pat Ussery of Kershaw. She is a 2007 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School. She is an administrative assistant at Sheheen, Hancock & Godwin, LLP.

  • Cato - Bradley Engagement

    Scott and Sharon Cato announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Cato, all of Lancaster, to Tyler Bradley of Kershaw.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. July 17, 2016, in Monroe, N.C.

    Miss Cato is the granddaughter of Larry and Margaret Harrison of Lancaster and Charles and Carol Lucas of Coolville, Ohio. She is a 2010 graduate of Lancaster High School and has a bachelor of science degree in childhood education. She is a first-grade teacher at North Elementary School.

  • Caldwell - Sitte Engagement

    Victor and Sharon Caldwell announce the engagement of their daughter, Paige Elizabeth Caldwell, to Brett Michael Sitte, all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. Oct 1, 2016, at the Garden Cafe in York.

  • Mangum notches two checkers at LSS

    Veteran driver Timbo Mangum dashed to a pair of wins to highlight action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.
    Mangum and Benji Knight were on the front row for the SECA Crate Late Model main. When the green flag dropped, Knight, Mangum, Brandy Baker and Travis Steele roared into turn one battling for the lead. Exiting turn two, Mangum, Knight, Steele and Baker battled for the top spot.
    As the laps ticked off, it became a three-car battle as Mangum, Knight and Steele began to distance themselves from the rest of the field.

  • Prep legend Smith retires at Great Falls

    John Smith lost his first-ever game as coach at Great Falls, falling to the Chester Cyclones in 1969. He lost his last one, too, dropping a tough decision to the McBee Panthers in February...but in-between, he did pretty well.
    Smith, the winningest basketball coach in state history, announced Tuesday he was stepping down as coach and athletic director of the Red Devils. He leaves with 943 career wins, 19 Upper State championships and eight state crowns.

  • Softball stars going strong

    The Lancaster County Dixie Softball teams are going strong in the Dixie Softball District 2 tournament at Springdale Park.
    The Lancaster County Angels stars, ages 9-10, are unbeaten with a 3-0 record.
    The Angels stars opened with an 18-2 win over Chester and then notched a 9-4 win over Union on Sunday.
    On Monday, the Angels rolled to a 31-9 victory over Lewisville.

  • Dixie Baseball stars start strong

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA (8U) all-stars opened play in the 2016 District 2 tournament, taking a thrilling 6-5 win over the Union all-stars at the Cherokee Sports Complex in Gaffney on Saturday. The Union team is the defending state champion and was the World Series runner-up.
    Lancaster built a 5-1 lead and was able to hold on for the one-run win.
    “We put the pressure on Union by scoring three runs in that first inning and played great defense to hold on for the win” Lancaster manager John Avant said.

  • Lancaster P-31 goes 1-2 in tourney

    The Lancaster Post 31 team went 1-2 in the Carolinas Challenge at Asheboro N.C., over the weekend.
    The P-31 team was 1-1 in two games Saturday before dropping a 10-0 loss to Rowan County, N.C., at McCrary Park in Asheboro.
    Lancaster opened the baseball tourney play, taking a 6-2 win over Kernersville, N.C.
    In that game, Ryan Griffin and Eric Miles each had two hits to lead the Lancaster offense.
    Evan Flynn had a hit and twice reached after being hit by a pitch and scored two runs for Post 31.