Today's News

  • Parkwood pounds BHS Jackets

    Buford fell to 1-3 on the season, dropping a 53-3 road loss to Parkwood High School of Union County, N.C.

  • Speedway hosts Shrine Race on Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host one of its biggest nights of the dirt track racing season Saturday.
    The annual Jackson Shrine Race will take center stage at the half-mile dirt oval.
    The Shrine Race, with proceeds to benefit Shrine Hospitals, ranks as one of the races Speedway drivers, fans and staff members circle on their racing calendars each season.
    The action-packed night will be headlined by the Fuel Racing Series, paying $2,000 to win.

  • Lady Vols sweep York Prep

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers volleyball team rebounded from a tough, five-set road loss to county rival Buford High School last week to post a pair of solid wins this week.
    AJ, in region play, blanked host Chesterfield High School, 3-0 in a sweep of the Lady Rams on Tuesday afternoon.
    AJ downed York Prep, 3-0 at home on Thursday to go 2-0 on the week.
    The Lady Vols will visit Region IV-AA foe Lewisville High School on Tuesday for a junior varsity/varsity match.
    Lady Warriors win

  • Middle school, jayvee football roundup: Buford Middle edges Rucker

    Buford Middle School built an 8-6 halftime lead and held on to defeat A.R. Rucker Middle School on Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
    The Jackets’ score came on a Mason Deese 60-yard run on a quarterback keeper. Deese also tallied on the two-point conversion for BMS.
    Rucker’s touchdown came as Jermaine Flowers picked up a blocked punt by Isaac Blackmon-Wilson and dashed 20 yards for the score.
    Buford Middle School coach Greg Caskey saluted running backlinebacker Tanner Sellers for a stellar effort.

  • Vols No. 10 in AA state poll

    Andrew Jackson High School, undefeated with three shutout wins to open the prep football season, is ranked No. 10 in the latest Class AA state media poll.
    The Volunteers were No. 9 last week when two teams were tied for sixth in the top 10.
    AJ has been ranked three straight weeks since opening the season with a 37-0 road win over Class A McBee High School. McBee, ranked No. 10 in the Class A preseason poll, garnered votes in the Class A poll again this week.

  • Vols capture four Tri-County Awards

    INDIAN LAND – Unbeaten Andrew Jackson High School, No. 10 in latest Class AA state poll, won four of five awards at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday afternoon at the Towne Tavern.
    The Volunteers, who have opened the season with three straight shutouts and outscored their foes 145-0, earned the offensive back of the week, defensive player of the week, offensive lineman of the week and special teams player of the week for Div. II, Class AAA, AA and A high schools.

  • Boyd’s on the line full time

    When Miles Boyd puts it on the line this season, it’s on both sides of the football.
    Boyd, a Lancaster High School senior lineman, is a starter in the Bruins’ trenches on offense and defense.
    In the past, Boyd, a two-year Offensive-Line starter, drew all his playing time with the offense at left guard.
    This season, it’s both, and Boyd has taken on the dual role.
    He said even though he has more experience in the offensive interior, he now favors defense.

  • Guest Column: San Francisco wrongheaded about NRA

    California has been long known to be a land of fruits, nuts and flakes.
    Current events indicate that nothing has changed. In fact, the situation appears to have deteriorated significantly.
    The action taken by the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco on Sept. 3 clearly demonstrates that the human feces that have become so widespread on the streets of this once beautiful city have made their way into the chambers of the board.

  • Editor's Column: New scrutiny for Mulvaney over Trump’s Dorian defense

    The last time I wrote about Mick Mulvaney on this page was Jan. 29, 2017.
    The Indian Land Republican was preparing to vacate his 5th District U.S. House seat 23 days into his fourth term, hoping to become President Trump’s first budget director.
    Amid Mulvaney’s confirmation hearing, a nanny-tax kerfuffle had emerged from his past. I wrote that his tax problem, while worrisome and revealing, didn’t seem like a deal-breaker to me. Senators accepted his explanation of a simple oversight, now corrected, and he got the job.

  • Morningside hosts Color Run on Saturday

    The first Color Run, hosted by Morningside of Lancaster, is Saturday at 8 a.m.

    Race day registration and packet pick-up is 6:30-7:30 a.m.

    The 5K course starts at the Gregory Family YMCA and continues in the area neighborhoods. The Gregory Center YMCA is located at 512 Hubbard Drive in Lancaster on the USC Lancaster campus.