Wildcats to face mirror image in Silver Bluff

Expect the scorekeeper to get a workout today when the Blacksburg Wildcats travel to Silver Bluff for a first round Class 2A playoff game. The No. 5 seeded Wildcats (17-10, 8-7) enter the game after a loss to St. Joe’s in a tie-breaker game this past Friday. “We just didn’t shoot well against St. Joe’s,” Blacksburg coach Danny Ham said. […]

Road Warrior Lady Cats top Columbia

“We’re road warriors! We’re road Warriors! That was the excited comments of Blacksburg coach Bobby Rodgers after his No. 4 seeded Lady Wildcats went on the road and upset No. 2 seed Columbia, 60-57, in the first round of the Class 2-A state playoffs on Tuesday. But it’s never easy on the road and this game was more proof. The […]

Gaffney’s Transou eagles as Saints finish seven in star-studded tourney

Former Gaffney star Cody Transou did his part in helping the 13-ranked Limestone golf team to a seventh-place finish in an elite field at the Matlock Collegiate Classic. The event featured seven of the nation’s top-10 teams, Transou, a freshman, eagled the par-4 14th hole during Tuesday’s final round. Limestone wrapped up the first tournament of the spring with a […]

Saints rise in latest lax national poll

Coming off a dominating win over a nationally top-5 opponent, the Limestone College men’s lacrosse team surged to No. 6 in the first USILA/Warrior and New Balance Division II Coaches Poll. Ranked 14th in the USILA Preseason Coaches’ Poll to start the year, the Saints opened the 2019 campaign with a 22-2 win at Tusculum on February 2 before running […]

YMCA Basketball League Results

Saturday, Feb. 9

Biddy-Ball League Game 1 – The House of Pizza Celtics (MVP Lawson Blanton & Francisco Perez) Played The Chick-fil-A Cows (MVP Tre Harrill & Zy Fernanders) Game 2 – The BODYWORX Blue Devils (MVP Xavier Littlejohn & Rilen Kozic) Played The Iron City Pools Tigers (MVP Chelsea Pelfrey) Intermediate League Game 1 – The Nestle Thunder (MVP Kameron Gregory) Defeated […]


The Cherokee County Clemson Club will hold our spring meeting Monday, Feb 18, 7 p.m., at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 200 North Limestone St. in Gaffney. We are extremely excited that Brandon Streeter, Clemson QB Coach and Recruiting Coordinator, will be our guest speaker. We will also have an update from Jason Wilson of IPTAY. A barbecue […]

Lady Indians fall to Spring Valley

Defending state champion Spring Valley girls basketball team showed why its a serious threat to repeat that feat on Tuesday. Spring Valley, the No. 1 seed, beat Gaffney, who qualified for the state playoffs as an at-large team, 86-38 in an opening round game. A’Maurya Tate-Smith scored a team-high 14 points for the Lady Indians. Mariah Corry had nine and […]

Across state, condolences pour in for former Ledger publisher

Louis C. Sossamon, former publisher of The Gaffney Ledger and a University of South Carolina legend, died early Monday at his home in West Columbia. Sossamon, 97, served as publisher of this newspaper from 1969 until 1999. He left indelible impressions throughout his long and storied career, having served in the military, having played college and professional football and having […]

Council amends ordinance to allow downtown churches

“Thank you Lord Jesus!” exclaimed one person of faith to a jam-packed Gaffney City Council chambers Monday. That was his reaction to council’s decision to delete the provision in the zoning ordinance that prohibits religious organizations from locating in former commercial or storefronts in the city’s core commercial district. The issue on council’s agenda attracted religious leaders, people of faith […]


MOST subscribers in the Blacksburg area will be receiving their Ledgers in the mail. Our longtime carrier in that section has decided to give up his route. Thank you for your understanding.