Today's News

  • IL’s Alanis to play for Erskine beach volleyball

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior volleyball player Emily Alanis is going to be part of a history-making sports event at Erskine College.
    Alanis, a star volleyball player for the Lady Warriors, has signed to play with the new Erskine College beach volleyball program.
    Erskine, located in Due West, will begin beach volleyball competition in spring, 2020. The Flying Fleet will compete as an independent member of the NCAA.
    Alanis said she is excited to be a part of Erskine’s start-up program.

  • Bruins sweep Chester Cyclones

    CHESTER – Lancaster went to the wire, but prevailed for a tight non-region win over Chester High School for a sweep of the host Cyclones on Tuesday night.
    The Bruins’ C.J. Ealy drilled a trey with five seconds to play to lift Lancaster to a 65-62 win over the Cycs.
    The girls’ game wasn’t anywhere that close as the Lady Bruins blistered the Lady Cycs for a 77-34 victory in the varsity opener.
    The boys game was tight to the end with Ealy coming up big with his clutch three-pointer.

  • Vols open region play with split at NC

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    BOONETOWN – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers traveled to North Central High for a pair of games on Tuesday evening, splitting in their Region IV-AA hoops opener.
    The Lady Vols won 52-46, but the boys fell to NCHS, 56-39.

  • Rucker wins in hoops sweep

    The A.R. Rucker Rams teams prevailed in a recent sweep of Buford Middle School.
    The Rucker girls rolled to a 26-17 win and the Rams took a 51-17 victory.
    The Lady Rams were led by Faith Stewart with 10 points. Lathan Truesdale hit nine.
    Riley Burton scored three.
    Zi’Asia Winfield and Angel Cousar scored two points each.
    In the boys game, Grayson Kirk led Rucker with 12 and Xavier Graham had 11.
    Colby Small scored nine and Ray Grier hit eight.
    Jalen Cauthen and Jaden Young each hit four points. Jaron Stevenson added three.

  • Vols capture two mat wins

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers wrestling team pushed its mark to 6-1 with a pair of wins on Tuesday night at home.
    AJ topped Cheraw, 54-24 and took a 36-33 win over Columbia High School.
    In the win over Cheraw, Daniel Barfied (113), Aiden Hinson (132), Nick Burgess (138), Tyleik Elder (160) and Ryan Hunter (182) each had a pin for the Vols.
    AJ winners on forfeits included Dalton Mackey (126), Payton Hornsby (152), Isaiah Camp (170) and Jack Collins (220).
    AJ captured a 36-33 win over Class AA Columbia High.

  • Ultimate Super Late Model Series Coming To LMS Twice

    Earlier this week, Lancaster Motor Speedway officials announced the World Of Outlaw Super Late Model Series is coming to LMS on June 1.
    The latest from dirt track news has the Ultimate Super Late Model Series will invade Lancaster Motor Speedway twice on the 2019 racing season.
    On July 6, 2019 the event will be paying $4,000 and on Aug. 31 $5,000 to win. The Ultimate Super Late Model Series is one of the best in regional racing for the Super Late Model drivers in the Carolinas and Georgia.

  • Parkwood tops IL in overtime for sweep

    The Indian Land Warriors fell twice in a non-region basketball twin bill at Parkwood High School of Union County, N.C., on Wednesday night.
    The Warriors dropped a 65-64 loss and the Lady Warriors stayed winless with a 40-21 loss to the PHS Lady Rebels.
    In the nightcap, Parkwood notched its second win, a 65-64 victory in overtime.
    The game was tied at 57-all at the end of regulation, but Parkwood outscored the Warriors 8-7 for the triumph.

  • Jackets net sweep of Rams

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    Buford made the most of its Region IV-AA road trip to Chesterfield High School on Tuesday night.
    BHS took two from the CHS Rams, with the Jackets taking a 44-39 win and the unbeaten Lady Jackets posting a 44-20 victory.
    In the boys game, Buford built an early lead and stayed in control for the five-point win.
    BHS opened a 12-6 lead after one period and owned a 24-12 edge at the half.

  • Tatah set for North-South game

    Lancaster High School senior offensive lineman Jalen Tatah will cap his prep football career among the Palmetto State prep grid elite on Saturday.
    Tatah will play for the North team in the 71st annual North-South All-Star football game at Brooks Stadium at Coastal Carolina.
    Tatah reported Sunday and has been working with the North team this week in preparation for the game.
    Tatah, an all-region pick, was a three-year starter for the Bruins. He is the fourth straight LHS player selected for the game.

  • Column: Do reporters have a right to be at press conferences?

    It already seems like a long time ago, but it’s only been a month since the Trump administration’s long-simmering clash with CNN reached a new level, with the cancelation of reporter Jim Acosta’s “hard pass” that gave him access to the White House.
    The pass was restored temporarily on the orders of a federal judge when CNN sued over the action, and then permanently when the White House press office deescalated the confrontation.