Today's News

  • Jackets sting Bruins for 7-2 win

    Buford built a 4-0 lead on the way to a 7-2 win over county rival Lancaster High School on Monday night at Doomsday Corner.
    LHS rallied to make it 4-1 after five innings, but the Jackets answered with a pivotal three-run sixth inning to seal the five-run win.
    Jonathan Belk, in five innings of work, was the winner, yielding two hits, three walks and a run. He struck out five LHS batters.
    Logan Deese went two-thirds of an inning and yielded a hit, run and two walks. He fanned two.

  • Jackets' Bufford to play at Newberry

    The Buford High School conference room was crowded with a positive buzz for a Yellow Jackets football ace Friday afternoon.
    There was good reason as BHS star receiver-defensive back Dwayne Bufford, also a stellar student, set his future as family, friends, coaches and school administrators watched with interest.
    Most donned red Newberry College T-shirts in support of Bufford’s choice of the Wolves.

  • Spotlight on Brooklyn Springs' Jacobs

    A Lancaster County teacher was recognized this week for her work as a DonorsChoose ambassador, helping other educators raise funds for their classrooms.
    Stephanie Jacobs, instructional technology coach at Brooklyn Springs Elementary School, was interviewed Tuesday for a project to be featured on the DonorsChoose website and social media. It includes female STEM teachers from different school districts across the country.
    Jacobs was the only teacher interviewed in South Carolina.

  • LHS netters blank Blazers

    Lancaster High School Bruins boys tennis blanked Region III-AAAA opponent Ridge View High School, 7-0 on Thursday.
    The win over the Blazers kept the LHS boys unbeaten on the 2019 tennis season.
    • Isaac Thomas (L) defeated Kaleb Phelps (RV), 6-0, 6-0
    • Brevon McKinney (L) defeated Riley Snell (RV), 6-0, 6-1
    • Connor Parman (L) defeated Hari Kumar (RV), 6-0, 6-0
    • Jakob Sapp (L) defeated Ethan Lewis (RV), 6-0, 6-0

  • Faile earns diamond honor

    North Greenville University's John Michael Faile was recently honored as the Conference Carolinas Baseball Player of the Week.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models head LMS’s second race of 2019

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model cars will make their first appearance at Lancaster Motor Speedway on the 2019 racing season Saturday night.
    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series is one of the highest growing Late Model Series not just in the Carolinas, but across the country.
    The Jason Smoot series has taken off and is averaging one of the top car counts in any series in the country.

  • Simmons to play baseball at Peace

    Jalen Simmons, a Buford High School senior, is excited to continue his journey as a baseball player at William Peace University in Raleigh, N.C.
    Simmons was discovered by the William Peace University Pacers coaching staff at an Impact Baseball Camp in January. After attending recruit day at the university and seeing what the university offered academically, Simmons said he decided the school was the place for him in his future.
    The Division III University plays its home games at the USA Baseball Stadium in
    Cary, N.C.

  • BHS’s Blackmon signs with Erskine

    Buford High School senior Alexis Blackmon is set to make her mark as a freshman at Erskine College next spring.
    Blackmon, a veteran member with the BHS cheer squad, is going to be part of a new team at the Due West school.
    Blackmon has signed a scholarship to be part of the Flying Fleet’s first acrobatics and tumbling team.
    She made it official Friday, March 8, signing with the Fleet in the Lancaster County Class AA school’s media center.

  • Lady Bruins look to improve with season

    The 2019 Lancaster High School Lady Bruins softball team has a challenge this season.
    The LHS girls, with a few returnees from the 2018 team, are looking at a building season.
    Lancaster, 17-5 last season, featured a nine-player senior group led by then first-year head coach Erin Walker.
    The Lady Bruins will feature a host of new faces this season following the departure of the senior-laden squad.

  • Jackets ignite, wing Eagles

    Buford ignited for four runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a 5-2 comeback road win over previously unbeaten Central of Pageland on Thursday night.
    BHS, down 2-1 in the seventh, tallied four runs to spark the win.
    Dylan Montgomery drilled a two-run double and Jonathan Belk and Brett Sistare rapped RBI hits in the pivotal frame.
    “We had clutch hits to spark the rally,” BHS coach Michael Adams said.
    “This was a big win for our team. I’m proud of our guys.”