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Today's News

  • LHS golfers honored with state championship rings

    Halftime of the Lancaster vs. Richland Northeast game Friday, Sept. 28 was full of excitement.
    The Class AAAA state champion Lancaster High School golf team, which captured the school’s first-ever state golf crown last May, was honored.
    The LHS team, with its state title trophy on display, received its championship rings as LHS principal Rosalyn Mood made the presentation as the golfers, accompanied by their parents, were saluted.

  • Column: Join archaeologists as the stewards of our state’s past

    Recently, The State newspaper reported on a prehistoric archaeological site discovered by a member of the public while trespassing on property owned by SCE&G and leased to Riverbanks Zoo.
    While this might have seemed unusual, it is something that happens all the time, albeit under the radar of the average citizen. What is unusual is that this time it became widely known throughout the Midlands and beyond due to postings to social media, and subsequently it caught the attention of Native American leaders across South Carolina.

  • Jackets top Central Eagles

    Buford stays unbeaten in region play with 14-12 road win over Central of Pageland.

  • South Pointe edges Bruins

    Second-ranked South Pointe holds off LHS Bruins for 35-30 win.

  • Column: Scott: Barring new evidence, I will vote for Kavanaugh

    The past few weeks have been gut-wrenching for our nation, and for the families of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
    We continue to confront how we can move forward as a society after looking the other way as women have been mistreated and abused for generations, and how that interacts with available evidence and the ability to determine culpability for past actions.

  • USCL takes road win over USC Sumter

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster men’s soccer team rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to take a 2-1 road win over USC Sumter on Tuesday.
    Nick Beauchamp and Giancarlo Marin each had a goal in the second half to lift the Lancers to the Region X comeback win.
    Beauchamp scored on a penalty kick from 30 yards out and Marin tallied on an assist from Fernando Gonzalez.
    USCL keeper Austin Gunnels notched 27 saves in the Lancers’ win.

  • Tri-County Coaches honor LHS’s Stevenson

    RICHBURG – Lancaster High School junior center R.J. Stevenson was the lone Lancaster County prep football player honored at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg.
    Stevenson, in a solid game in the trenches, graded 94 percent with three pancake blocks and zero sacks allowed in the Bruins’ 38-0 win over Richland Northeast in the LHS Region III-AAAA opener.
    He was named the Class A-AAAA Offensive Lineman of the Week.

  • Lancaster drivers venture to other tracks

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is idle this weekend, but LMS drivers will compete at a couple of regional tracks.
    Lancaster drivers will be racing at East Lincoln (N.C.) Motor Speedway, or Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney this weekend. At East Lincoln Motor Speedway, the track will be hosting the second annual Fall Brawl Race on Oct. 6-7.
    Divisions racing will be Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models, Lightning Late Models, Thunder Bombers, FWD/Extreme 4, Renegade, Stock 4, Pro 4,

  • Pigskin Picks still a close battle

    There was a slight change in The Lancaster News Pigskin Picks this week.
    Eric “The Red” Rowell said last week something had to give and it did.
    Robert “How We Luv The Little Rascals,” was able to use his oversized horseshoe, one which might fit a Clydesdale, to gain a game edge.
    Other than that, it’s still tight at the top.
    Howey, the panel rascal, holds a narrow two-game edge, with Eric Rowell second and his bro and former champion, Ernie “Big E” Rowell, a close third.

  • Lancaster swimmers strong in region meet

    The Lancaster Bruins swim team posted a strong showing in the Region III-AAAA meet on Saturday at the Rock Hill Aquatics Center.
    The Bruins, who went unbeaten during regular-season competition, were led by Makenzy Mills, Taylor Teague and Tamra Tipton who each had two firsts.
    Isabella Ihm, Samuel Page and Jacques Caravaca each had one first in the meet.
    Lancaster, in a solid overall performance, had 13 firsts, six seconds and eight third-place finishes in 22 events. The field included South Pointe, York, Richland Northeast, Ridge View and Lancaster.