Today's News

  • Column: The New S.C. will be more moderate

    This is the third column on The New South Carolina – about the demographic, economic and political changes that are transforming our state.
    In sports, the Gamecocks wear garnet and black. Clemson wears orange and purple. In politics, South Carolina is red and deep red.
    These are known as “self-evident truths.” Things that just are.
    While the garnet and orange will probably last until the Second Coming, the red in South Carolina politics is changing – and changing faster than most folks think.

  • Stallions dash to win over Bruins

    Any Lancaster High football fans’ doubts about two-time defending state champion South Pointe’s lofty perch in Class AAAA football likely dissipated in the cool mid-October evening Friday at Memorial Stadium.

    The No. 1 Stallions were on their game from the start on the way to a 36-14 win over the Lancaster Bruins.

    SPHS, 6-1, 2-0, scored on its first two possessions to take control on the way to a 26-7 halftime lead.

  • Lady Vols keep pace in region play with tough 3-2 win over Buford

    Staff Reports

    The host Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers celebrated AJ volleyball senior night with a tough win over rival Buford High School in the AJ gym on Tuesday night.

    AJ seniors recognized included Kinsley Adams, Ansley Lucas, Cassidy McKittrick, Haley Vincent and Kaitlyn Holden. Adams, Lucas, McKittrick, and Holden were all members of the 2013 Upper State Championship team.

  • Warriors snap skid with 13-6 win over Caps

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – It was homecoming for the Indian Land Warriors after a much-needed bye week for the team.

    ILHS senior running back Lee Massey and the Warriors’ defense in particular looked rejuvenated in their 13-6 win, which helped the Warriors snap a five-game losing streak, over the Columbia Capitals on Friday night.

  • Vols charge, top Rams

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers found the winning edge again in their final regular-season home game of the 2016 football season, taking a 21-14 comeback win over Chesterfield High School on Friday night.

  • Lancaster drivers focus on KOC race

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers are focusing on this weekend and the King of the Carolinas race  at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C.
    Some of the LSS drivers competing in the events include Ben Watkins, Josh Langley, Timbo Mangum, Brandy Baker, Andrew Baker, Benji Knight, Bill Knight, Pebo Johnson, Hank Taylor, Travis Mosley, Brent Hodges, Andy Hodges, Kyle Norwood, Rocky Phillips, Stevie Totherow, Travis Steele, Pat Linsday, Alexus Motes, Mike Baucom, Jacob Catoe, Brady Kirk, Travis Payne and Justin Fite.

  • Perry said faith vital in his NFL career

    Michael Dean Perry said his faith played a role in his success in the National Football League.
    Perry, who played 10 seasons in the NFL and earned six Pro Bowls, was the featured speaker at the second annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at Second Baptist Church on Tuesday night.
    “There’s a lot of different things coming at you in the NFL and I took my faith serious,” said Perry, an Aiken native who starred at Clemson along with his brother William “The Refrigerator” Perry.

  • Teague tackles transition

    BUFORD – Buford High School senior football player Davis Teague is an old hand with the BHS team, but this season he’s in a new role.
    Teague, a former linebacker in the Jackets’ defense, is now in the trenches in a move to boost the BHS stop unit.
    “Davis has taken it on and embraced it,” Buford High School defensive coordinator Jimmy Clyburn said. “It is his senior year and sometimes making that move is a challenge, but Davis has stepped up and made the most of it.”

  • Column: Lucas’ new strategy for reform

    It’s hard to believe it’s been less than two years since Jay Lucas was elected House speaker. (He took over as acting speaker when then-Speaker Bobby Harrell was indicted, 25 months ago.)

  • Buford game reset

    Buford High School's football game with North Central High School has been reset for Nov. 11 at the Knights' field.

    The game was scheduled to be played Friday, Oct. 14, at North Central.

    "North Central officials contacted us and said the school had extensive damage as a result of Hurricane Matthew last week, and asked to move the game. The coaches said they had not been able to practice much this week," BHS coach Tripp Watts said.