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Today's News

  • $6 million in pledges for school initiative

    A coalition of Lancaster County partners has raised $6 million in local pledges and have applied for an equal amount in federal Promise Neighborhood grants to help kids growing up in the Clinton Elementary attendance zone.
    The application deadline, extended from the original Sept. 6 because of severe weather around the country, was Friday.
    Sharon Novinger, executive director for Lancaster County Partners for Youth, said she is excited after having completed the application. It took about two weeks to write the 80-page narrative.

  • Man loses up to $100K in scam

    An 89-year-old Kershaw man over the past nine months withdrew as much as $100,000 from his credit union and sent it to scammers who promised him millions in sweepstakes winnings, according to a sheriff’s report.
    The man’s daughter in New Jersey reported the crimes Sept. 7 after discovering during a visit that her father had been sending cash and numerous money orders to recipients overseas and in the United States.

  • Lancers volleyball sweeps to win

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers volleyball team evened its record at 4-4 with a 3-0 win over the St. Andrews University junior varsity team on Thursday at the Buford Recreation Center.
    The Lancers, 2-4 in Region X play, prevailed over St. Andrews, 25-18, 26-24 and 25-17.
    “Our team played well and we were glad to get the win,” said USCL associate head coach Fernanda Burke. “The match was probably our best of the season.
    “We have good talent and I feel the girls are coming together,” she said.

  • Springs Memorial team wins Rotary tourney

    The Springs Memorial Hospital team captured top honors in the 25th annual Rotary Club golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.
    The Springs Memorial team posted a 57 for a one-shot win in the captain’s choice tournament at the LGC.
    The foursome of Richard Warrin, Mark Wallace, Ian Stewart and Jonathan Scott carded a 15-under to take the close win in the 18-team field.

  • LHS swimmers notch two wins

    The Lancaster High School swim team captured a double dual meet, topping Hartsville, 309-24 and the Governor’s School, 306-24.
    The Lancaster swimmers were led by Lauren Spencer and Makenzy Mills who had two wins each.
    Braydon Powers, Taylor Teague, Luis Bravo, Andres Cuella, Trevor Tipton, Abbi Denyer, Jacques Caravaca, Samuel Page, Alaina Houghtaling and Matthew Rogers each had one win each.

  • Rams ignite, down Warriors, 41-21

    CHESTERFIELD – Indian Land versus Chesterfield looked to be a battle of ground versus pass.
    Could the Warriors control the clock with their running game, or would the quick strike passing attack of the Rams prevail?
    The first half was mostly a stalemate, but in a two-and-a-half minute third-quarter stretch, the host Rams scored 17 points.
    That stretch proved to be the turning point in the Rams’ 41-21 win Friday night.
    The Warriors defense held up well for the most part in the first half.

  • Stallions dash by Jackets, 44-13

    BUFORD – The host Buford Yellow Jackets fell to the Lee Central Stallions, 44-13 on Friday night in the Region IV-AA football opener for both teams.
    For the third straight week, the 1-4 Jackets were up against an unbeaten team, and weren’t able to pull off the upset.  
    LC amassed a whooping 648 yards total offense on its way to the region win.  It was the first game that the Yellow Jackets’ opponent outgained them this season.

  • Falcons soar by Bruins, 35-14

    FORT MILL – In a game of plenty of offense, a couple of key defensive stops sparked host Nation Ford to a 35-14 win over Lancaster at the Falcons’ field on Friday night.
    Nation Ford, up 14-7 in the second period, delivered a pair of pivotal stops on downs deep in the Falcons’ territory to take control.
    NFHS, on a fourth and two play at its 26, turned back the Bruins to get the ball back early in the second period.

  • 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.