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Today's News

  • LHS golf places 19th

    The Lancaster High School golf team placed 19th in the Bengal Invitational in Blythewood on Tuesday.
    Mason Tucker, ninth overall, led the Bruins with a two-day 143 (71-72).
    Trey Crenshaw shot a 148 (74-74) to finish 24th in the field.
    Simon Wright carded a 149 (73-76) for 26th overall.
    Caleb Griffin had a 218 (117-107) for the Bruins.
    Bishop England of Charleston topped the field with a 596 and Rock Hill was second with a 597 over two days.
    Lancaster opens Region III-AAAA play with a road match with Westwood and Ridge View today.

  • LHS netters top York

    The Lancaster High School Bruins tennis team opened Region III-AAAA play with a tough 4-3 win over the York Cougars on Tuesday.
    “York is always a very tough opponent and it really comes down to just one or two games as to who comes out on top in the match,” LHS coach Ray Sapp said. “The match was tough all the way.”
    Singles
    Isaac Thomas (L) defeated  Blake Williams (Y), 6-3, 6-2
    Brevon McKinney (L) defeated Daniel Good (Y), 6-1, 7-5

  • Lady Jackets blank NCHS Knights

    The Buford High School girls soccer team blanked North Central, 9-0 at the NCHS pitch on Tuesday night.
    Marisa King led all scorers with 4 goals. Isabella Jones had two goals. Peyton Deese, Kalyn Stroud and Autumn Nivens each had one. Madison Funderburk and Karen Chappell combined for the shutout in goal.
    The Lady Jackets booters improved to 4-1 with the region win. The BHS girls are 3-0 in region play.
    Buford played at Camden on Thursday night.
    Lady Warriors fall

  • Lady Jackets swarm Lions

    Buford rolled to a 15-0 win over Lewisville in Region IV-AA softball play on Wednesday.
    The Lady Jackets took the win in five frames due to the 10-run mercy rule.
    BHS hurler Yancey Dingler earned the win in two innings, giving up no hits, a walk and fanned two.
    Dingler aided the BHS offense with two hits, including a grand slam, and five RBIs. Buford had nine hits on the day.
    Olivia Vincent notched a save in three frames. She allowed a hit, walk and fanned one.

  • Volunteers deck Jackets in soccer

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers notched a sweep of county and Region IV-AA soccer rival Buford on Tuesday night at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium.
    The Volunteers, the defending region champions, topped the Jackets, 6-1.
    AJ, 4-1, was led by Jared Truesdale with four goals. Mason McKittrick tallied two goals for the Vols.
    Truesdale also had three assists, while Cam Vincent netted two. Luke Faulkenberry added an assist.
    Tyler Williams, in goal, notched 11 saves.
    The Vols had 17 shots on goal in the win.

  • Lady Vols looking to improve

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson third-year head coach Wesley Kidd said the Lady Volunteers are likely in for some growing pains, but they hope to improve as the season moves on this spring.
    The Lady Volunteers, who won the 2018 region crown and a Class AA Upper State district title, have only one senior and a handful of juniors on the team.
    The AJ squad also features six sophomores and a freshman.

  • Warriors rally, down Bruins

    Indian Land rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to post a 9-5 comeback win over Lancaster at Doomsday Corner on Wednesday night.
    LHS led 3-0 after three innings, but the Warriors went on the runs warpath to tally eight runs for an 8-3 edge.
    Indian Land stayed on top for the four-run win over the Bruins, who fell to 1-4 on the season.
    Kyle Raynor led the Warriors with two hits, including a double, two RBIs, scored a run and a stolen base.
    Winning hurler Tanner Chassereau keyed the Warriors with two hits, scored a run and drove in a run.

  • Column: Money for a few key lawmakers’ favorite projects

    State Reps. Bruce Bannister and Dwight Loftis, both Greenville Republicans, want $5 million in state funding to help build a convention center in downtown Greenville.
    Bannister says it would house a large art collection that had been displayed at the private Bob Jones University.
    Rep. Leon Stavrinakis, D-Charleston, who has donated to the nonprofit South Carolina Aquarium, says he wants $1.5 million in state money to move power-generating equipment at the Charleston aquarium to higher ground.

  • 1st of several job fairs to be held this week

    Cherri Flinn
    SC Works
    CHESTER – The first of three sequential neighborhood job fairs for Chester, Lancaster and York counties will kick off this Thursday at York Technical College in Chester.
    The idea was born out of a desire to help people find jobs close to their home area and to grow their local community.

  • Planning commission nixes Lennar rezoning

    Due to concerns about sufficient emergency medical services and fire service, the Lancaster County Planning Commission has denied a developer’s request for rezoning.
    Located along the eastern side of Old Hickory Road and north of Crestview Lane, the property includes approximately 76 acres. Lennar Carolinas applied to rezone the parcel from Rural Neighborhood District to Medium Density Residential District.