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Today's News

  • Vols blank Knights, 26-0

    BOONETOWN – Surging Andrew Jackson opened Region IV-AA play in a big way, blanking rival North Central High School, 26-0 at the rival Knights’ field on Friday night.
    The Volunteers, with the shutout, improved to 3-1 with their third straight win.
    The Vols scored four times during the game, with senior Dalton Haven tallying a pair of touchdowns to key AJ’s victory.
    Haven’s first touchdown came on a three-yard run at 5:23 in the second quarter.
    The extra point was blocked, leaving AJ up, 6-0.

  • SECA Crate Late Models return

    Lancaster Super Speedway roars back to action with the SECA Crate Late Model Division returning to headline the action Saturday night.
    The SECA Crate Late Models will be paying $1,000 to win.
    This season has seen some of the best SECA Crate Late Model racing at LSS in years, with Timbo Mangum and Benji Knight leading the way with two wins apiece.
    Other drivers who have won on the 2016 racing season are Steve Banal one, Chris Hargett one, Chris Steele one, Brandy Baker one and Pat Linsday one.

  • Warriors duo earns Tri-County honors

    FORT MILL – Two Indian Land High School football players reaped top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    IL’s Robbie Cshuta was named the Division II Defensive Player of the week for his effort in the Warriors’ 28-21 home loss to Broome. Cshuta posted 11 tackles, eight solos and a tackle for loss in the seven-point defeat.
    IL’s William Makowski and Jene Thompson of Lewisville shared the Div. II Defensive Lineman of the Week.

  • IL tennis opens region play with win

    The Indian Land Warriors opened region tennis play with a 6-0 win over Chester High on Tuesday at CHS.
    The Lady Warriors netters improved to 1-2, 1-0 in region play.
    IL visited Nation Ford on Thursday.
    The Lady Warriors, on Sept. 7, fell to Northwestern, 4-3.
    On Aug. 25, IL dropped a 5-2 loss to Nation Ford of Fort Mill.
    Singles
    Hailey Hutchins (IL) defeated ShanQuavious Hemphill, 6-0, 6-0.  
    Nia Pressley (IL) defeated Oshayanna Sanders, 6-0, 6-0.
    Brianna Garris (IL) defeated Kayla Reid, 6-1, 6-2

  • South blanks Buford

    The South Mustangs evened their record at 1-1 on the season, taking a 20-0 win over Buford Middle School at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.
    SMS’s Jay Bumpass scored on a 55-yard run and added the two-point conversion to give the Mustangs an 8-0 edge.
    South upped its lead to 14-0 as Keyonte Rivers returned a punt 85 yards. South wrapped up the scoring as Sean Truesdale scored on a three-yard run. The two-point conversion failed.
    South Middle travels to face Lewisville on Thursday for a 5:30 game with the Lions.

  • Richard Plyler ‘touches ’em all’

    Richard Plyler has completed the circuit.
    In his terms, Plyler, 72, calls it a “check off his bucket list.”
    Plyler, an avid baseball fan for the better part of his life, completed a visit to all 30 Major League Baseball cities last Saturday when he attended the Twins-Indians game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. The host Twins, in 12 innings, took a 2-1 win over Cleveland.

  • BHS’s Griffin goes all out

    BUFORD – When Buford High School defensive coordinator Jimmy Clyburn compiled the latest Jackets’ tackling points, it came as no surprise BHS senior linebacker Tucker Griffin ranks among the team leaders.
    Griffin, a second-year member of the BHS varsity football team, has 85 points on the season, two behind junior standout linebacker Noah Vincent’s 87.
    Griffin, on the season, has 23 first hits, 22 assists, two tackles for loss, a sack and two caused fumbles.

  • Column: S.C. visitor analyzes why we’re wary of outsiders, government

    Scottish poet Robert Burns once wrote, “To see ourselves as others see us! It would from many a blunder free us.”
    Here’s a letter I received from a reader in 
Somerville, Mass. He asked me not to use his name.
    Dear Mr. Noble:

  • Column: Psych 101 garbage?! Oh, let me differ, sir

    Ronald Hopkins’ letter in Wednesday’s Lancaster News was in criticism of Phil Noble’s previous column concerning South Carolina state government being corrupt. His points may have been well taken except for one with which I must take issue: He asked, “Where did that garbage come from… psychology 101?”

  • Pageland woman dies in S.C. 9 wreck

    Pageland Highway (S.C. 9) remained closed at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday as officials investigated a fatal automobile accident this morning near Earnhardt Road.
    According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, the accident happened shortly before 10:24 a.m.
    The Lancaster County Coroner’s Office said the accident killed 69-year-old Norma Plyler Moree of 134 Faulkenberry Road, Pageland. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning.