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Today's News

  • Lancers sweep Rams in weekend series in home opener

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers swept Southeastern Community College Whiteville, N.C., in their 2019 home baseball opener over the weekend at the Lancaster High School baseball field.
    The Lancers, 5-2, opened the three-game series – one Saturday and two Sunday – with a 5-4 win and two wins – 8-5, 15-7 – on Sunday afternoon.
    In the eight-run win over the Rams, Michael Nunez, one of five USCL pitchers used, was the winner. He worked two innings and struck out four.

  • Seneca halts Indian Land’s playoff hopes

    The Indian Land High School Lady Warriors had a short stay in the Class AAA Upper State basketball playoffs, falling to host Seneca High School, 59-21 on Monday night.
    The Lady Bobcats, up 15-3 after one period, extended their lead to 33-10 at the break.
    SHS held a 47-11 lead after three periods before taking the 38-point win.
    Junior forward Kristen Falk led the Lady Warriors with nine points.
    Payton Leiser, Crystal Strother, Allie Floyd, Daniella Wilson and Kayla Senter each scored two points for the Lady Warriors.

  • Bruins get forfeits, look to playoffs

    The Lancaster Bruins basketball team took two wins the easy way Friday to wrap up their 2018-19 regular season schedule.
    Lancaster was slated to visit South Pointe to cap Region III-AAAA play, but the games weren’t played.
    LHS was notified Friday that South Pointe had played its limit of 26 regular-season games, so the Bruins received forfeits – 20-0 – for each game. The 26 games include jamborees, preseason and in-season tournaments.

  • Vols fall twice to Lee Central Friday night

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    BISHOPVILLE – The Volunteers and Lady Vols each lost games to the host Lee Central basketball teams Friday night.
    The Lady Vols could have captured the regional title with a win, but they finished in second place in the region as did the Vols.
    The Lady Vols lost 57-30 to the Lee Central girls. The Vols dropped their game, 52-42 to the Lee Central Boys.

  • Jackets used clutch play to net sweep

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford Yellow Jackets came through late on BHS Senior Night for a sweep of North Central High School in Region IV-AA basketball play on Friday night.
    The BHS boys, in a 53-50 win over North Central, earned a bid to the Class AA Upper State boys basketball playoffs.
    BHS, which trailed by six going to the final period, came through at the foul line in the clutch.
    Jo Barrino, who led BHS with 19 points, netted two free throws to tie the game at 50-all with 16.7 seconds to play.

  • Hayden’s hard work yields Newberry signing

    Buford High School two-way football standout Justin Hayden’s big day Wednesday morning had Jackets coach Tripp Watts recalling a past, but pivotal day for Hayden.
    “Justin was in the eighth grade and I told him, with his size (then 6-1) and if he got in the weight room, he could play college football,” Watts said.
    Hayden, now 6-3, 208 pounds, heeded Watts’ words and is headed to Newberry College to play football for the Wolves.

  • Four Bruins sign for college football

    Even though school had already been dismissed for the day, the Lancaster High School auditorium was still abuzz Wednesday afternoon.
    The stage featured a showcase of Bruins’ football talent making its move to the next level.
    A throng of family, friends, school officials and coaches watched as four LHS football players made their intentions known for their next stop.
    LHS senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud, defensive back Jaelan Harfield, offensive lineman Jalen Tatah and defensive lineman Melikeo Roseborough signed papers for their colleges of choice.

  • Speedway to have Relay for Life Night

    Lancaster Motor Speedway, as the 2019 season draws closer, will have a major month of action with its June racing events.
    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be hosting the World Of Outlaws Super Late Model Series on June 1.
    After a week off June 8, LMS will have a regular night of racing June 15.
    June 22 features the second annual Phillip Knight Memorial race.
    June wraps up with the June 29 race, which promises to be a huge event.
    LMS will host its first Relay for Life Night.

  • Warriors drop 2 in senior night loss

    INDIAN LAND – Warriors basketball senior night wasn’t much to celebrate in the Panhandle.
    Indian Land dropped both ends of their Region IV-AAA varsity doubleheader, falling to Fairfield Central High School of Winnsboro on Thursday night.
    The Lady Griffins, in the opener, rolled to a 63-21 win over the Lady Warriors.
    In the nightcap, the ILHS boys dropped a 92-69 loss to the Griffins.
    Indian Land, in the boys game, fell behind early and battled to get back in the contest.

  • Warriors Tinsley, Snellings bound for college football

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School head football coach Horatio Blades said the Warriors’ senior duo of Jiquese Tinsley and JaQuan Snellings each have their best football ahead of them.
    Tinsley and Snellings will have more football ahead of them after signing to play in college on Wednesday afternoon in the ILHS media center.