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Today's News

  • Tigers’ Elliott wins Broyles Award

    clemsontigers.com

    CLEMSON – Clemson Co-Offensive Coordinator and running backs coach Tony Elliott received the Frank Broyles Award this week as the National Assistant Coach of the Year on college football. The presentation was made at a luncheon in Little Rock, Arkansas by the Frank & Barbara Broyles Foundation.

  • Lancaster Motor Speedway sets 2018 car show date

    Lancaster Motor Speedway officials, in an effort to get everything out as early as possible for the drivers, fans and staff members of LMS to plan for the upcoming season, have announced the track’s annual car show is March 10.

    The event will also feature an open practice for all divisions to follow after the car show.

    Lancaster Motor Speedway, for the first time in many seasons, will host a two-day show for the opening race on the 2018 racing season.

  • IL wrestlers top AJ, fall to RHHS

    For a coach who saw his team split a road match, Indian Land High School wrestling coach Leon Boulware was pretty pleased.

    Boulware, the second-year ILHS wrestling coach, saw his fourth-ranked Warriors wrestling team post a win over Lancaster County rival Andrew Jackson High School, 63-12, and fall to Class AAAAA wrestling power Rock Hill High School, 41-33.

    The RHHS Bearcats are ranked No. 2 in the Class AAAAA mat poll.

  • Small to play softball at NGU

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School softball standout Savannah Small is going to the next level in the Upstate.

    Small, the Lady Volunteers’ third baseman, has signed to play softball at North Greenville University in Tigerville.

    “Savannah is a great young player with an exceptional work ethic,” AJ Lady Volunteers softball coach Roy Kidd said. “She pays close attention to details and is very coachable.

  • LHS senior is district’s 1st registered apprentice

    A Lancaster High student has recently become the Lancaster County School District’s first registered apprentice.

    RanQuon Shropshire, 18, will be working at the school district’s bus shop on Kershaw Camden Highway starting in January.

    “I’m most excited about being able to get hands-on experience,” Shropshire said. “I hope to accomplish getting a lot of the buses running so they can use them.”

    Shropshire said he enjoys working on engines. 

  • Bruins down FM Jackets

    Lancaster took different routes, but the result was the same – two LHS trips to victory lane Tuesday night in the Bruins gym.

    The Bruins, in a home twin bill with Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill High School, took two from the Yellow Jackets.

    The Lady Bruins, 3-2, rolled to a 49-32 win over the FM Lady Jackets, and the LHS boys completed the sweep with a close 33-31 win.

    In the nightcap, Fort Mill, which trailed for most of the game, had the final shot to tie, or possibly take the win on a trey, but Lancaster held on for the two-point win.

  • Vols sweep host Warriors

    INDIAN LAND – Andrew Jackson, in its second straight county rivalry clash, rebounded for a sweep of host Indian Land on Tuesday night in the Warriors gym.

    AJ, which dropped a pair of road games to Lancaster on Friday night, got back on track with a pair of wins over host ILHS.

    The Lady Volunteers came on strong to take a 49-23 win over the Lady Warriors in the opener.

    The AJ boys, 1-1, capped the sweep, winning a nail-biter, 36-35.

  • Speedway points awards night marks end of an era for McManus

    The 2017 Lancaster Motor Speedway awards banquet marked the end of an era as  former LMS owner Doug McManus hosted his final points banquet at the La Chalupa Mexican Resturant.

    Drivers, fans, crew members and staff members celebrated the 2017 points champions.

    In the SECA Crate Late Model Divisions, Timbo Mangum has made this a regular occurrence over the past few years, taking the 2017 points title over Chris Fite, Ron Geehring, Brandy Baker, and Hank Taylor.

  • Kersey Memorial tourney sports strong wrestling field

    Indian Land High School wrestling coach Leon Boulware is expecting an elite field for the seventh annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament Saturday in the Warriors’ gym.

    The field includes 16 teams from across the Carolinas.

    “This is going to be one of our most competitive tournaments in the history of this event,” Boulware said. “We’re going to have multiple state champions as well as state qualifiers for the tournament.”

    A year ago, ILHS was second, the runner-up to Goose Creek High School.

  • County pair set for all-star clash

    A pair of Lancaster County football standouts are set to battle in the 70th annual North-South All-Star football game Saturday at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach.

    Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m.

    Lancaster High School star offensive lineman Keavius Barnes and Andrew Jackson High ace two-way lineman Dalton McKittrick are set to play in the annual game which features the state’s top high school senior football players.

    McKittrick, an all-region selection for the Vols this past season, is expecting to play in the North defensive line.