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Today's News

  • Bruins cap unbeaten regular season, host region

    The Lancaster High School golf team capped an undefeated regular season with a 15-0 mark after sweeping a tri-match with region foe Westwood and Class AAAAA opponent Fort Mill.

    The Bruins shot a 145 to down Fort Mill, 166 and Westwood, 208. Brady Hinkle and Mason Tucker each carded a 35, while Nick Mangano had a 37. Trey Crenshaw carded a 38.

    Simon Wright carded a 40 and Baylee Evans had a 44. Toby Willis posted a 53.

  • Lady Bruins rally, edge BHS

    The Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster High Lady Bruins completed a regular-season sweep of Lancaster County School District softball teams with a tough 3-2 extra-inning win over host Buford High School on Wednesday night.

    The LHS girls, 18-2, including a 15-0 regular-season mark, tallied a single run in the top of the eighth inning and held on to edge the rival Lady Jackets.

    BHS led 2-0 after four innings, but Lancaster responded with single runs in the fifth and sixth innings.

  • Sowell signs with Savannah State

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School star basketball player Alexxus Sowell knew she wanted to go to Savannah State University and her recent visit sealed it in slam dunk fashion.

  • Lancaster County pool to open May 27

    The Lancaster County pool, at 106 South Wylie Street, opens for the 2017 season May 27.

    Vicki Robinson is the pool manger.

    Public swimming is Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. to 5, Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30.

  • LHS Bruins outlast Cavs, 10-7

    Lancaster boosted its Class AAAA baseball playoff hopes, taking a 10-7 win over Richland Northeast at Doomsday Corner on Tuesday night.

    Hunter Thomas, who worked 2.2 innings of scoreless relief against the Cavaliers, was the winner.

    Raul Garcia Mora went 4.1 frames before Thomas came on for the Bruins win.

    Jamias Shropshire led LHS with two hits and two RBIs. Sergio Vasquez had two hits.

    Matt Rogers ripped a triple and drove home three runs.

  • Column: Biggest threat to driver safety is cell phones, not bad roads

    In the seemingly interminable debate about funding for roads in South Carolina, with the latest gas-tax hike being debated this week in the state Senate, we’re often told that billions of dollars must be taxed or borrowed in order to make the roads safer and more efficient.

  • Column: Universities losing ‘unity of diversity’

    Recent events make me think back to my time in divinity school studying for my master’s degree.
    The university it was attached to was well-known as a theologically conservative institution, but the divinity school gained a reputation for being liberal-minded because it insisted we learn both sides of the argument.

  • Earth Day events include Seth’s 5K plus ‘sneak peek’ at greenway path

    Lindsay Pettus Greenway volunteers will celebrate Earth Day this Saturday with outdoor activities and a “sneak peek walk” along the future greenway’s path.
    Events begin at 8:30 a.m. with the Seth’s Hope 5K run/walk at Lancaster High School, and other activities will continue into the afternoon.

  • LSS back in action Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway returns to racing Saturday night with a full slate of action.

    Following the track’s Easter break last weekend, the LSS card features the SECA Crate Late Models with some new drivers in the mix Saturday night. These drivers will be preparing for the SECA bonus race next Saturday.

    The action will also feature the Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Vintage and Extreme 4.

  • Students and parents invited to Lancaster Literacy Night

    Lancaster’s Literacy Night this Thursday will give parents and students the chance to win prizes, play games and learn about how area schools are building reading and writing skills.
    Nine Lancaster-area schools will have booths with exhibits and activities, including book giveaways, student work and a photo booth.
    The event is from 6-7:30 p.m. at Lancaster High School, 625 Normandy Rd., Lancaster.