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Today's News

  • LMS Hall of Fame Race Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host its annual Hall of Fame Race on Saturday night.
    LMS will honor four local dirt track racing legends with the induction of Knox Bailey, Paul Croft, Mike “Wormy” Snipes and Maxcy Broome.
    The ace racing quartet has provided the track great memories down through the years.
    In addition to the hall of fame honors, the night’s highlight race is the M&M Garage Extreme 4 Shootout paying $1,000 to win.

  • Cubs to host semifinals

    The Lancaster Cubs have advanced to the Community All-Star Baseball League semifinals after taking the opening round best-of-five series, 3-0 over the Newberry Marlins.
    The Cubs wrapped up the first-round series with a 14-4 win over the Newberry Marlins last Sunday.
    The Cubs now advance to face the third-seeded Shelton Braves in a best-of-five series this weekend.
    The series winner advances to the CASBL championship series.
    The opening two games of the series will be played at Eggleton Field, Lancaster Post 31 American Legion baseball field.

  • Vols vault to No. 9 in AA state listings

    Andrew Jackson High School’s lopsided win over St. John’s helped the 2-0 Volunteers advance a spot in the SC Media Class AA state football poll.
    The Vols, who blitzed the Islanders 69-0 in their home opener Aug. 30, are rated No. 9 this week in the AA state listings.
    AJ, after its 37-0 road win over McBee High School to open the season, debuted in the poll in a tie for 10th with Whale Branch High School of Beaufort County last week.

  • LHS cross country off to solid start

    The Lancaster High School cross country program is off to a good start with two meets and solid performances in each event.
    The Bruins competed at Camden on Aug. 24 in “The Battle of Camden” invitational. Out of 14 teams, the LHS girls were seventh and the boys fifth.
    The Lady Bruins’ top finishers were Destinee Goshorn (24:41), Veronica Kail (25:56) and Sara Ava Shrum (26:56).
    The LHS boys were led by Matt Prete (19:05), Dylan Sutton (20:20) and Dexter Goshorn (20:56).
    LHS went to Great Falls on Sept. 3 for a 10-team meet.

  • Jayvee Football Roundup: Junior Vols skin Cats

    The Andrew Jackson High School Junior Volunteers made the most of their long road trip to Cherokee County on Thursday night.
    The Junior Vols evened their football mark at 1-1 with a 33-0 win over the Blacksburg Junior Wildcats.
    AJ built a 14-0 halftime lead and added three second-half scores on the way to the lopsided win.
    The Junior Vols opened the season last week with a 14-7 home loss to the Class AAAAA Clover Junior Blue Eagles.
    AJ, keyed by two Ely Sowell first-half scores, opened strong.

  • LHS swimmers roll to wins

    The Lancaster High School swim team rolled to a win over the Governor’s School of Science and Math of Hartsville, 217-44 on Sept. 4. The LHS girls prevailed 108-25 and the Bruins took a 109-19 win.
    Camden was slated to compete, but didn’t attend.
    The LHS girls were led by Tamra Tipton and Makenzy Mills with two wins each. Isabella Thorpe, Isabella Ihm and Taylor Teague each had one first.
    Nathan Powell paced the LHS boys with two firsts. Tyler Tipton, Jacob Stadler, Matt Prete and Diego Caravaca each had one win.

  • Tri-County Coaches honor IL duo

    RICHBURG – A pair of Indian Land High School football players led the Division II honors during the second meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday.
    Warriors sophomore quarterback Blake Goode, who threw for 362 yards on 22-32 passing and three touchdowns in ILHS’s 43-0 road win over Buford, was honored as the Div. II Offensive Player of the Week.

  • Lady Jackets top Andrew Jackson girls

    Buford High School captured a seesaw Region IV-AA volleyball match, which went to five games, with a 15-7 home win over county rival Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday night.
    Andrew Jackson, coming off a tough five-set home loss to region foe North Central High School on Tuesday, opened with a 25-15 win over the Lady Jackets.
    The BHS girls answered with a 25-15 victory in the second game.
    AJ, taking a 2-1 edge, won the third set, 25-16.
    In game four, Buford bounced back to notch a 25-22 win.

  • DeBruhl’s AJ difference maker

    KERSHAW – Plenty of eyes are on Andrew Jackson High School senior southpaw quarterback Chas DeBruhl these days.
    DeBruhl, an all-county football selection last season, will be the first to say that the Volunteers, off to a 2-0 start and ranked No. 9 in Class AA football, have their share of weapons.
    At the same time, the Vols’ potent attack starts with the 6-1, 180-pounder.
    All one has to do is harken back to last season.

  • Read and stretch!

    Jumpin Jax will host a new special event for kids on Fridays, put on by the Lancaster County Library.
    The free event, called Stories and Stretches, will be at 11:30 a.m. on Fridays through the first two weeks of December, then will pick up again after New Year’s. Children’s librarian Amanda Antonacci will read stories to kids at the fun center, located at 2650 Charlotte Highway, during the program, which incorporates yoga as well.
    Antonacci said the program is fun for children of all ages and their parents.