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Today's News

  • Lancers host Indians for Region X weekend series

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers launch NJCAA Region X baseball play Saturday afternoon when they host USC Salkehatchie Indians.
    The four-game series features two doubleheaders at the LHS baseball field.
    Game one each day – Saturday and Sunday – is set to begin at 1 p.m.
    “We have created some key momentum heading into Region X play, and we have to keep it going,” Lancers coach Nick Calhoun said. “We have been boosted by strong pitching, key hitting and our solid defense.

  • Lady Jackets booters beat Lewisville

    The Buford High School girls soccer team opened Region IV-AA play  play Tuesday night when the Lady Jackets topped Lewisville, 5-1 at the Lions’ field in Chester County.
    BHS’s Kalyn Stroud scored the first goal four minutes into the match. Lewisville tied the match in the 14th minute.
    Peyton Deese scored in the 23rd minute to put Buford ahead. In the second half, Marisa King scored two goals and Emma Larson added one to give the Jackets the 5-1 win.
    Buford played at AJ on Thursday night.
    Lady Warriors win

  • Fans to view Speedway upgrades

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway track has been silent since late last fall, but the dirt track racing facility has been quite busy during the LMS off-season.
    This off-season, even though it has been a wet and rainy period, has seen the LMS staff hard at work making improvements to the race track and the facilities.
    Some of the highlights for the track include the purchase of a crash truck with a Jaws of Life system for quickly freeing trapped victims in a wrecked car.
    The track also has purchased new radios for the track crew/staff.

  • Sports Talk: AJ’s body of work was all about Vols pride

    The body of work is a term often heard this time of year, March Madness.
    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers basketball team experienced the hoops postseason wonderment, making a landmark run to the Class AA state title game.
    The Vols’ drive didn’t end the way they wanted, falling to a talented and top-rated Gray Collegiate Academy team in the state championship basketball game, 79-38 last Saturday at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia.

  • Vols open region play routing Knights

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened Region IV-AA play, rolling to a 12-0 win over North Central High School at home Tuesday night.
    Brett Percival and Colby Jackson combined on a one-hitter in the AJ win.
    Percival, the winner, went three innings and fanned eight Knights.
    Percival allowed no hits and two walks.
    Percival aided his cause with a three-run homer and a walk.
    Jackson, in an inning of work, whiffed three and allowed the lone Knights hit.

  • Green signs with Lancers

    Outside the rain poured and the day was gray, but on the inside in the Lancaster High School conference room, the mood was much brighter.
    Most of those in attendance donned special T-shirts in celebration of LHS senior soccer player Mason Green’s big moment – his signing day – March 1, 2019.
    Green, a four-year member of the Lancaster High School boys soccer team, was sporting a smile as he signed the scholarship to set the course of his future.
    Green signed with the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer team.

  • Passion for painting

    Rebecca Wilson didn’t know she liked to paint. When she started hosting painting classes to draw more traffic into her consignment shop in Kershaw, she stumbled upon her favorite hobby – and her next business venture.
    “There was a girl who sold her paints in my store at the time. She was a Dixie Belle retailer,” Wilson said. “She showed me some tricks of the trade about the paint, and once I started painting furniture, I found that I loved it more than the painting parties.”

  • Column: MUSC brings Lancaster its track record of excellence

    What an exciting week we just had at both MUSC Health Lancaster Medical Center and MUSC Health Chester Medical Center.
    It is an honor and a privilege that our communities are able to join this prestigious health-care organization, MUSC Health.
    MUSC Health is the No. 1 hospital system in South Carolina, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Its education, research and evidence-based care are nationally and internationally recognized.

  • Column: It’s time for spring cleaning to put our best foot forward

    Spring is just around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning, and as I ride the streets here in Kershaw, there’s plenty of cleaning needed.
    In my earlier days, I had the opportunity to travel across our country through many towns large and small, from one-stoplight towns to major cities. I remember we commented on most all of them, giving them a thumbs up or thumbs down based on their appearance.

  • Leaders unite in prayers for county

    About 60 community members, including civic leaders and elected officials, got up early Saturday morning for a designated time of prayer for Lancaster County.
    The second-annual Unity Prayer Breakfast was held at 7:30 a.m. at Mount Zion AME Zion Church in Lancaster.
    “It was early in the morning (Jesus) went to talk to his father,” said the Rev. Lemuel Washington of St. Paul AME Church. “What a blessing it is that we can talk to the same father.”