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Today's News

  • Lady Jackets win over Lancaster booters

    The Buford Lady Jackets capped a sweep of Class AAAA county rival Lancaster High School with a 9-0 home win over the Lady Bruins on Friday night.
    The Region IV-AA champion Lady Jackets, 10-3 and 6-0, built a 7-0 halftime lead on the way to the lopsided win.
    Buford downed the LHS girls 8-0 at Memorial Stadium earlier in the season.
    Izzy Jones, Marisa King and Emma Larson each had two goals and one assist in the BHS victory.
    Chaney Smith had a goal and two assists. Sophie Ribelin registered a goal and an assist. Jessica Williams added a goal.

  • Bruin booters top Stallions

    The Lancaster High School soccer teams posted two wins over South Pointe High School in Region III-AAAA play on Thursday night.
    The LHS varsity team was tied at 3-all in regulation and won in the penalty shootout, 3-1.
    Shootout penalty kicks were scored by Mason Green, Aydan Saldana, and Benjamin Guevara.  Keeper Osiel Tello recorded a penalty save in the shootout.
    Regulation goals were scored by Jonathan Baker, Johan Deras, and an own goal.
    Assists were from Green, Kevin Monsalvo, and Jacob Cato.
    The Bruins, 9-6, are 7-3 in region play.

  • Lady Bruins win for Region III runner-up

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins softball team wrapped up second place in Region III-AAAA play with an 11-9 win over South Pointe High School on Thursday night.
    Maya Miller, who went 5.2 frames, allowed two hits, three runs, three earned runs and five walks. She struck out seven.
    Madison Morris, in 1.1 innings, yielded four hits, six runs – five earned runs.
    Riley Burton had two hits, including a home run, with five RBIs to lead the LHS offense.
    Ana Watts had two hits, including a double, a RBI and scored twice.

  • Warriors honor state champion wrestlers

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors wrestling team put the fitting finishing touches on their historic 2018-19 mat season Thursday night at CrossRidge.
    The 35-5 Warriors’ spotlight was brilliant as the ILHS grapplers garnered their share of awards on the special night of champions.
    Warriors’ state champion Markeith Drakeford, 43-6 and the Class AAA 160-pound champion, and state runner-up Weston Nguyen were honored as the team’s Wrestlers of the Year.

  • Vols charge to region crown

    Andrew Jackson, capping a long day, finished strong to capture the Region IV-AA baseball championship at the Volunteers’ field Monday night.
    AJ, 9-7, 9-3, scored 10 runs over the final four innings to notch a 13-1 win over Lee Central High School.
    Earlier in the day, the Vols dropped an 11-1 loss to Midland Valley in the Sandlapper Invitational at Gilbert.
    AJ then returned home to battle the Stallions and charged late to post the 12-run win and the Volunteers’ first region baseball title in seven years.

  • B.A.C.A. Night slated for Saturday

    B.A.C.A. means Bikers against Child Abuse, and the group will be  representing the racing night at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday – Easter eve.
    B.A.C.A. Night, a key date on the track’s April calendar, is only part of an action-packed night at the speedway. The group will be out in full force, raising a greater awareness against child abuse.
    The LMS racing card for the night will feature the SECA Crate Late Models, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Thunder Bombers and Extreme 4.

  • Indian Land’s Otte signs to play at Coker

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School baseball coach Joey Robinson said Warriors’ senior first baseman Lawson Otte won’t be stopped.
    That’s why he’s headed to the next level.
    Otte, who has battled a patella (kneecap) injury in his senior season, keeps on keeping on.
    “Lawson is driven to accomplish any task before him,” Robinson said.
    Back in fall practice, Otte dislocated his patella, and re-injured it when practice opened for the Warriors’ 2019 season.

  • Bruins claw back, edge Stallions

    The Lancaster Bruins, coming off a disappointing 10-3 Region III-AAAA home loss to Richland Northeast High School on Wednesday night, quickly rebounded to down South Pointe High School in Rock Hill to clinch a Class AAAA Upper State playoff bid.
    The game was slated for Friday, but moved to Thursday night with expected rain in the area.
    “We did a good job of refocusing on what the task was before us,” LHS second-year head coach Trevor Hammond said. “We needed a team effort and got it.”

  • Buford’s Scott, Hunter, AJ’s Gaines head girls’ basketball all-county awards

    First-year coaches made a major impact in Lancaster County high school girls’ basketball for the 2018-19 season.
    New coaches at Andrew Jackson and Buford high schools guided their teams to stellar hardwood seasons.
    Buford High School first-year coach Susan Scott, who led the Lady Jackets to an 18-4 mark, and AJ girls basketball coach Olivia Gaines, who led the Lady Vols to a 16-5 record and the Region IV-AA runner-up, are The Lancaster News’ Coaches of the Year for girls basketball.

  • Wright, Walters lead all-county boys honors

    The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers, in a magical 360-degree hardwood turnaround this season, netted tops honors for the 2018-19 Lancaster County boys basketball season.
    AJ veteran head coach Danny Wright and Volunteers’ senior guard Joey Walters led the hoops awards for 2018-19.
    Wright, in his eighth season leading the Vols basketball program, was named The Lancaster News’ County Coach of the Year, while senior guard Joey Walters was named The Lancaster News’ Player of the Year.