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Today's News

  • Panthers see positives in exhibition loss to Ravens

    BALTIMORE – For starters, the Carolina Panthers looked awfully good.
    The rest of the way, it was a mixed bag befitting of a preseason opener.
    After the Panthers’ starters made a strong opening statement, the Baltimore Ravens rallied against the reserves to claim a 22-19 victory over the Panthers at M&T Bank Stadium.

  • Jackets, Vols fall in Camden Jamboree

    CAMDEN – Buford and Andrew Jackson each dropped losses in the 41st annual Camden Shrine Jamboree at Camden’s Zemp Stadium on Friday night.
    Buford, opening play, fell 14-6 to Class AAAA A.C. Flora High School of Columbia.
    The Flora Falcons struck first on a seven-play, 48-yard drive capped by Rodney McNeil’s nine-yard scoring run.
    Thomas McCutchen drilled the extra point to give Flora a 7-0 lead with 7:16 to play in the opening period.

  • Bruins thump Trojans, 28-0

    CHESTER – The Lancaster Bruins, on a hot night, came out smoking as LHS scored on its first three possessions in a 28-0 win over Olympic High of Charlotte on Friday in the Chester County Jamboree.
    The Bruins wasted little time in establishing themselves, going 80 yards in eight plays, with senior quarterback Jamias Shropshire dashing eight yards for the first of his two scoring runs on the night.

  • Column: Community of faculty, students convenes for USCL’s 58th year

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster will launch its 58th academic year Aug. 18, and our students and faculty are converging on campus this week excited about the intellectual journey ahead for all of us.
    Many Lancaster faculty members spent an interesting summer focused on scholarship, research and service on our campus, across our community and nation, even around the world.

  • Shoelace noose sparks controversy

    Two Andrew Jackson High School students were disciplined after they made a noose out of shoelaces and placed it in a tree at band camp Friday, Aug. 5, said Bryan Vaughn, safety director for Lancaster County School District.
    The noose-like device was two shoelaces tied together, said Bryan Vaughn, safety director for Lancaster County School District. He said two students made the device and hung it in a tree after getting the shoelaces from a third student.

  • Sutton to defend LGC championship

    Anthony “T” Sutton will defend his title this weekend in the annual Lancaster Golf Club championship at the LGC.
    Sutton, a Buford High School golf star, heads a strong field in contention for the LGC’s top honor.
    A year ago, Sutton shot a 150 (72-78) to capture a six-shot win over Buford High School golf teammate Garrett Crenshaw, (81-75). Crenshaw was tied with Bruce Gantt at the end of regulation, but carded a par on the first playoff hole to finish as the runner-up to Sutton.

  • Andrew Baker bidding for fifth straight win at LSS Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway roars back to action Saturday night with a major streak on the line.
    The Cauthen Motors Renegade Division features an interesting situation.
    Andrew Baker has been dominating the competition lately, reeling off four straight wins.
    Lancaster Super Speedway owner Doug McManus has put up a $150 bounty to any driver who can outrun Andrew Baker.

  • Teams focus on jamborees

    Lancaster High School head coach Bobby Collins said the Bruins will have a good idea about their football team after playing in two jamborees this weekend.
    Lancaster faces Olympic at 8:15 tonight in the Chester County Jamboree at Chester High School.
    The Bruins will then battle Ardrey Kell High School in the annual North-South Kickoff Classic at Indian Land High School on Saturday.
    LHS is slated to face the AKHS Knights at 8 p.m. at IL’s Reservation.

  • Column: Finally, Phil Noble and I can agree on something

    I would first like to congratulate Phil Noble for Sunday’s article headlined “Buckets of highway money, corruption aplenty.”
    Mr. Noble has written many articles that my neighbors and myself read and question where he is coming from. However, this one article gives me some encouragement for his future writings.
    I am a registered Republican but vote according to the person in question.
    From 1960 through 2012, I demonstrated, sold and trained customers with the use of high-quality measuring tools in the South.

  • Faile fundraiser draws S.C. attorney general

    Beverly Lane Lorenz
    For The Lancaster News

    S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson was one of many Republican officials and candidates who turned out last week to support Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile during a campaign event at the Sun City Carolina Lakes Lodge.
    “Barry Faile is a great sheriff,” Wilson told the crowd. “And any opportunity I can have to talk about him, I do it.”