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Today's News

  • UPDATED: Collins leaving as Lancaster High football coach

    Bobby Collins is leaving Lancaster High School to become the head football coach and athletics director at Marlboro County High School in Bennettsville.
    “I’m excited about it,” Collins said. “This has been a dream of mine to be a head football coach and athletics director.”
    Collins, who has guided the Bruins’ football program for the past five seasons, posted a 30-25 record and led LHS to four playoff berths.

  • Column: Why does state disguise who’s really in charge?

    When it comes to debt, the state of South Carolina is swimming in billions of it.
    Yet an important report on the state’s finances, issued by Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom and considered a key document by credit rating agencies in evaluating state debt, paints a misleading picture of South Carolina’s government structure and authority over state agencies.

  • Fuel Late Model Series headlines LMS Saturday

    The Fuel Late Model Series is set to roar into Lancaster Motor Speedway for the first time on the 2019 racing season Saturday night.
    The Fuel Late Model Series averages between 15-20 Late Model cars every race.
    The early favorite heading into the race is driver Steve Banal.
    Banal dominated the Crate Late Model Division at Lancaster Motor Speedway for years and years before moving up to the Fuel Series.
    Banal said he is eager to return to his home track to try and capture the win in a competitive field of drivers at the half-mile dirt oval.

  • Warriors’ Ellis headed to Denison

    INDIAN LAND – It’s back to Ohio and on to college football for Indian Land High School Warriors’ senior Karl Ellis.
    Ellis, a two-year starter at defensive back for the Warriors, is headed to Denison University in Granville, Ohio.
    Denison, a NCAA Division III school, is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference.

  • Bruins beat South Pointe booters

    The Lancaster High School Bruins soccer team improved to 3-2 in Region III-AAAA play with a 5-3 win over South Pointe High School of Rock Hill.
    Mason Green, who recently signed to play soccer at USC Lancaster, led the Bruins with two goals.
    Benjamin Guevara, Jonathan Baker and Aydan Saldana each scored one goal in the LHS victory.
    Baker and Jonathan Cato each had an assist in the win.
    Lancaster, 5-4 overall, visited York High School in region play Friday night.

  • Warriors clip CHS Bulldogs

    The Indian Land Warriors improved to 4-0 in Region IV-AAA baseball play with a 5-3 road win over the third-ranked Camden Bulldogs on Tuesday night.
    Tanner Chassereau, an ILHS junior pitcher, hurled the win, going 5.1 innings with five hits and three runs allowed, two earned runs.
    He gave up two walks and struck out four CHS batters.
    Roman Edwards, a freshman pitcher, notched the save in 1.1 innings of work. He allowed a hit and struck out one.
    Chassereau aided the ILHS cause with two hits, including a double, He also tallied a run for the Warriors.

  • Hasty makes history as ILHS Warriors’ 1st female golf signee

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior golfer Kara Hasty made some Warriors sports history March 23.
    Hasty, who is all about strokes on the golf course, made history with the stroke of her hand as she became the first ILHS female golfer to sign a golf scholarship at the Lancaster County Class AAA high school as family, friends, coaches along with school and athletic administrators witnessed.
    Hasty, since the end of her sixth-grade year, has played golf and made steady progress.

  • Sinning and dancing

    The Lancaster Community Playhouse is bringing a 1970s Broadway musical back to the stage. “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” opens April 4 at USC Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium.
    Based on a story written by Larry King, the musical was inspired by the Chicken Ranch – an illegal but tolerated brothel in La Grange, Texas.
    Director Joe Timmons said the story is set in the late 1970s in a brothel operated by Miss Mona Stangley near the fictional town of Gilbert, Texas.

  • 13th Running for Ryan KLS county track meet Saturday

    Lancaster County high school track takes center stage Saturday for the 13th annual KLS Running for Ryan track meet at the Lancaster High School track.
    The annual meet, which features all four county track teams for girls and boys competition, is also held to promote a greater awareness of KLS – Klein Levin Syndrome.
    The meet is held in memory of Ryan McKinney, a former Lancaster High School track athlete who died in 2006 of cardiac arrhythmia.
    McKinney, at age 19, died two years following his Lancaster High School graduation.

  • Thread Trail mandate in UDO is safe for this year

    The Lancaster County Council has rejected removing the Carolina Thread Trail mandate from the county’s master zoning and development plan, and it will study the possibility of even stronger requirements.
    The council voted unanimously Monday night to take no action on the issue over the next 12 months, leaving in place a provision in the Unified Development Ordinance that requires subdivision developers to build Thread Trail sections into their projects.