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Community Sports

  • Habitat’s Reindeer Run slated for Dec. 9
    The fifth annual 5k Resolute Reindeer Run is Dec. 9 at USC Lancaster’s Gregory Health & Fitness Center/YMCA, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. The walk/run event, open to all ages, starts at 9 a.m., with sign-in beginning at 8 a.m. Cash prizes for the top three fastest overall male and female runners are $100 first, $75 second and $50 third. Trophies awarded to all category winners. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Lancaster County. Sponsors are Resolute Forest Products and Lancaster Runs.
  • Sports Shorts 11-22-17
     IL Wrestling Club practices begin
  • Sun City veterans enjoy free golfing
    To celebrate local American heroes, the fairways at Carolina Lakes Golf Club were turned over to U.S. veterans in honor of Veterans Day 2017. A total of 140 vets took to the course Nov. 8, despite the cold, for a day of camaraderie and courage, with holes to be tackled and prizes to be won. Carolina Lakes Golf Club opened its course to the veterans for a day of complimentary golf. The golf course provided each foursome with a golf cart, range balls and other necessities. Fidelity gave each veteran a sleeve of golf balls.
  • Dougherty makes all-conference team
    Shalyn Dougherty, an Indian Land Hgh School graduate, was one of 15 members of the Limestone College men’s and women’s soccer programs honored Oct. 30 as they were named to the Conference Carolinas Academic All-Conference Team. Ranked fifth in the Southeast region, the women’s squad led the entire league with 13 honorees, including Dougherty, who is a senior on the Limestone team, based in High Point, N.C. They were named to the team for maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Sports Shorts 11-15-17
    Coaches honor ILHS football players Two Indian Land High School football standouts – Jake Locklear and Brandon Dickerson – were honored during the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Oct. 31.
  • First Tee golf donations overwhelming
    Sun City Carolina Lakes golfers cleaned out their closets and garages in September to help outfit the next generation of golfers. After the SCCL Men’s Golf Association asked residents to donate no-longer-needed golf items and donate to 1,600 beginning golfers in need of equipment, donations poured in for The First Tee of Greater Charlotte, which includes Indian Land youth.  
  • Sports Shorts 10-25-17
     Lady Warriors tennis team advances
  • Sports Shorts 10-18-17
    Bootastic Ghouls softball game Oct. 24
  • Golf tournament kicks off IL Fall Festival
    The Indian Land Fall Festival is teeing off with a golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 27, at Carolina Lakes Golf Club at Sun City. The 18-hole captain’s choice tournament will have check-in and lunch at 11 a.m., a shotgun start at noon, a fun-filled afternoon of championship golf, then dinner at 4 p.m. Organizers are excited to bring together local golfers the day before the Saturday festival. Registration is open to individuals for $75 or foursomes for $300 per team until Oct. 20.
  • IL Pee Wees big winners
    Indian Land’s youngest football team, the 7/8-year-old Pee Wees, is tied for second place in Lancaster County Parks and Recreation league play this season. The team has posted a 4-3 record so far. The IL Pee Wee team beat Lancaster, 6-0, at the Sept. 16 jamboree in Buford. On Sept. 18, it beat Buford, 13-6. On Sept. 23, it won again, 6-0, over Kershaw. The IL team came from behind in an Oct. 10 game that went into overtime to defeat Buford, 22-20.