Today's News

  • Bishops too strong for Jackets

    By Robert Howey

    Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Updated: November 15, 1:00 pm)

  • Bishops too strong for Jackets

    Bishop England’s stellar court streak goes on.

    The Lady Bishops, 40-9-4, swept Class AA Upper State champion Buford, 3-0 on Saturday afternoon to again forge its name among the national volleyball elite.

    The Lady Bishops’ sweep of the game BHS Lady Jackets gave the Charleston-based team its national record 16th straight state volleyball crown.

    BEHS also owns the national mark of 26 state titles.

  • County churches invited to sheriff’s security seminar

    For the Christian, our eternal security is in our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ. It is God’s will for each one of us to have this assurance.

  • CCA girls win state with perfect season

    The 2015 Carolina Christian Academy girls volleyball team was perfect in winning their first-ever S.C. Association of Christian Schools (SCACS) Div. 1A state championship.
    The 15-0 CCA Lady Cougars captured the title with a 3-1 win over Temple Christian Academy of Anderson at the state tournament at Bob Jones Academy in Greenville where the tourney was played Oct. 30-31.
    The all-conference players on the girls’ team are Mary Bethea and Madyson Faulkner.
    The 2014 team lost only one regular-season game and fell in the tournament’s opening round.

  • Lady Bruins reap volleyball honors

    The 2015 Lancaster Lady Bruins volleyball team produced a banner season, with a host of LHS players reaping honors for their court play this fall.
    Senior Hayden Thorne, an outside hitter, is the Region III-AAA Player of the Year for volleyball and has been selected to the Class AAA all-state team.
    Thorne has also been chosen to play in the annual Coaches Association of Women’s Sports (CAWS) North-South all-star volleyball match at Erskine College on Nov. 19-21 in Due West. She will play for the Class AAAA-AAA North All-Star team.

  • Wolverines halt IL’s playoff hopes

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

    WOODRUFF – The Indian Land Warriors had to be disappointed to start the playoffs on the road, especially since they broke even there this season.
    There was also the fact that the Woodruff Wolverines were not the most welcoming of hosts, bolting to a quick 14-0 lead and then scoring 24 straight points in the second half to pull away for a 45-14 win.
    Within 1:17 of the first quarter, the Wolverines struck twice.

  • Panthers’ early strikes doom Buford

    ABBEVILLE – The Buford Yellow Jackets opened first-round playoff action Friday night, Nov. 13, at Abbeville where the Jackets’ postseason stay was short.
    A tradition-rich football power, the AHS Panthers built a 28-0 halftime lead and coasted to a 41-7 victory over the Yellow Jackets in the Class AA Div. II Upper State football playoffs at Hite Stadium.

  • Wren edges Lancaster, 43-41

    In this shootout, the game hinged on who had the ball last.
    Even though upset-minded Wren didn’t score on its final possession, Hurricanes’ quarterback Jay Urich was able to hit key targets to dash No. 10 Lancaster High’s football playoff hopes in the Class AAA Upper State opening round Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

  • City council honors Sowell for 34 years of service

    Helen Sowell will finally get to spend some time with her grandchildren.
    Sowell is stepping down as the City of Lancaster interim administrator.
    Although her official retirement date was May 31, Sowell agreed to stay on until the city found a replacement.
    New City Administrator Steven “Flip” Hutfles starts Monday, Nov. 16.
    City leaders recognized Sowell for her 34 years of service to the municipality at the Tuesday, Nov. 10, Lancaster City Council meeting.

  • Two arrested in string of burglaries

    Two men are in jail and deputies are looking for a third in connection with a string of burglaries, automobile break-ins and larcenies across rural Lancaster County between Oct. 21 and Nov. 3.
    Arrested Tuesday were Joshua Lee Whitaker, 18, of Lancaster, and Johnny Ray Pyatt, 38, of Waxhaw, a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office release said.
    As of press time Saturday, authorities were still looking for 25-year-old Bobby Charles Wallace of Waxhaw in connection with the crimes.