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Today's News

  • Warriors’ relay team earns state gold

    PONTIAC – The Indian Land High School boys 4 x 400 relay team produced its best effort for the biggest stage.
    The ILHS’s relay team highlighted the Lancaster County high school effort at the state track meet at Spring Valley High School over the weekend.
    The Warriors’ 4 x 400 relay team of  Marlin Davis, Deshon Harris, Brian Adams and Devonte Harris ran a school record 3:20.49 to win the state championship at the Class AAA state meet Saturday at SVHS.

  • Sharks charge, defeat IL for AAA soccer title

    IRMO – May River High School boys soccer coach Misael Garzan said it was a matter of his Shark players finding their focus and flow.
    The Class AAA Lower State champion Sharks, 20-3-1, did so in the second half to post a 6-2 win over Indian Land High School to capture their first Class AAA state soccer championship in W.C. Hawkins Stadium at Irmo High School on a warm Saturday afternoon.

  • Lancaster Motor Speedway to host practice Thursday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is off this Saturday, but the half-mile dirt track will host an open practice for any division in dirt track racing Thursday night.

  • Jackets’ Funderburk signs with USC Sumter

    Buford High School ace keeper Ethan Funderburk called his special signing day “a dream come true.”
    Funderburk, a four-year member of the BHS Jackets varsity soccer team, signed to play with the University of South Carolina Sumter soccer program on Friday in the BHS conference room.
    “Since the seventh grade, I’ve dreamed of going to the next level,” said Funderburk, a three-time All-Region IV-AA selection. “It took a lot of hard work, and it pays off when you work hard. I’m very happy.”

  • Bruins’ Baker signs with Lancers

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster men’s soccer program is steadily building a solid soccer link from the Lancaster High School soccer team.
    Jonathan Baker makes three Bruins who have signed to attend USCL and play soccer for the Lancers in NJCAA Region X next fall.
    First, it was Mason Green, followed by Jacob Cato and now Baker is in the royal blue and gold fold.

  • IL falls to May River in Class AAA state championship

    IRMO - May River High School coach Misael Garzan said it was a matter of his players finding their focus.
    The Lower State champion Sharks, 20-3-1, did to post a 6-2 win over Indian Land to capture their first Class AAA state soccer championship on Saturday afternoon at WC Hawkins Stadium at Irmo High School.
    "Being in our first state championship match, I think we had some jitters and butterflies early, but I told our guys at the half to stay focused and play our game."
    May River, located in Bluffton, is a third-Year school.

  • Lancaster Motor Speedway off Saturday night

    Michael Knight
    For The Lancaster News
    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be taking off Saturday at the half-mile dirt oval.
    The off-week is due to numerous drivers and fans going on vacation to Myrtle Beach for the annual bike week.
    The following Saturday night, May 25, is still to be announced, but with all the rainouts for the 2019 racing season so far, LMS co-promoters Shannon Munn and Eric Caskey will reschedule one of the rainout races for May 25.
    The June 1 race has been discussed for a while.

  • LHS working to name boys basketball coach

    Lancaster High School officials are hoping to have a new boys basketball coach in the next month.
    “We’re shooting for no later than the first week of June,” LHS Principal Rosalyn Mood said.
    The deadline to receive applications for the post was Friday, May 3.
    “We’ve received a lot of interest about the job,” Mood said. “We’re pleased we can find the best candidate for the job.”
    Mood said applications will be screened and interviews will follow.

  • Lancers go 1-2 in region tourney

    USC Lancaster Lancers went 1-2 in the double-eliminaton NJCAA Region X baseball tournament held in Lexington over the weekend.
    The Lancers, who went 30-16 for the season including a 12-10 region mark, opened with a 12-4 loss to USC Sumter, then defeated Louisburg College (N.C.) 16-10 and fell to USC Sumter, 11-9 to cap their season.
    In the second USC Sumter game, the Lancers trailed 10-0 at one point, but ignited for a nine-run rally in the eighth inning before dropping the 11-9 loss to the Fire Ants.

  • Team’s 17-under tops Fore The Kids tourney

    From release
    The winning foursome in the ninth-annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament was the team of Scotty Stevenson, Charles Fennel, Greg Pounds and Ricky Stevenson who carded a 17-under at Edgewater Golf Club.
    Second place, with 16 under, went to Laron Crockett, Henry Pelham, Marshall Benson and LaRon Stevenson.
    Third place, in a scorecard playoff, was Dave Godfrey, Jerry Payne, Jay Sylvan and Garrett Gaylord.
    Closest to the pin winners were Spencer Bensch, Robert Bradley, Garrett Gaylord, and Steve (LB) Williams.