High School Sports

  • Gregory gets Ohio University offer

    Indian Land High School football standout John Gregory, a Warriors’ three-year starter, has received his first Division I offer from the Ohio University Bobcats, a Mid-American Conference member.
    Gregory, a senior on the Warriors’ 2017 football team, was offered a defensive back position.
    The ILwarriors.com website said Gregory’s offer from the Bobcats was a “huge step for John Gregory and the Indian Land High football program.”

  • Warriors honor diamond stars

    The Warriors baseball team recently honored a host of Indian Land High School veteran diamond standouts for their play during the 2017 season.
    The Warriors, who finished as the Region IV-AAA runners-up, had three players selected to the all-region team, including catcher Justin Cope, shortstop Daniel Gueldner and ace pitcher Nolan Bolt.
    Cope, a junior, hit .415 with 14 runs batted in.
    Gueldner, a junior, hit .375 with 10 RBIs and 11 stolen bases. He had a team-high 27 hits this spring.

  • Lady Warriors earn soccer honors

    Indian Land High School saluted its state champion Lady Warriors soccer team at the team’s annual awards May 22.
    The Lady Warriors, who went 19-5-1 this spring under coach Mark Bonda, captured the Lancaster County Class AAA school’s first-ever state soccer championship with a 2-1 (5-3 in penalty kicks) win over Brookland-Cayce High School of Columbia on May 13 at Irmo High School’s W.C. Hawkins Stadium.

  • Softball standout signs with Converse

    The 2018 softball season, the third for the Converse College Valkyries’ program, will include an Indian Land High School standout among the newcomers.
    Lady Warriors softball ace hurler Makayla Krest, an all-region player for the Region IV-AAA champion ILHS team, has signed with Converse, a Conference Carolinas member in Spartanburg.
    Indian Land High  softball coach Monica Barfield said Krest, who transferred to ILHS after playing at Central High School of Pageland, made an impact.

  • ILHS girls’ state victory cry was heard statewide

    The post-match words of Brookland-Cayce High School girls soccer coach Emily Heise didn’t fall on deaf ears.

    A marathon match to decide the Class AAA girls state soccer champion – which went 110 minutes and the decisive penalty kicks – was a classic “thrill of victory and agony of defeat” finish.

  • Warriors wrap up first AAA season

    The Indian Land High School boys soccer team missed the state championship match for the first time in five seasons, but the Warriors still continued their tradition of soccer success.

    ILHS, which finished 16-4, went 8-0 in Region IV-AAA to notch its 10th straight league title, with a 14-3 regular season. 

  • ILHS girls win 1st state soccer title

    IRMO – As they say, practice makes perfect, and defense wins championships.
    Those old, familiar lines played big in the Indian Land High School Lady Warriors’ new soccer day Saturday afternoon at Irmo High School’s W.C. Hawkins Stadium.
    ILHS girls soccer coach Mark Bonda said the Lady Warriors’ first-ever Class AAA soccer state championship May 13 was all about preparation and execution.

  • Rodman wins 1600m at state track meet

    Indian Land High School star distance runner Kaitlyn Rodman paced the Warriors track effort in the Class AAA state meet at Spring Valley High School in Pontiac on Saturday, May 13.
    Rodman, a freshman, highlighted her stellar day at the meet, winning the Class AAA girls 1600-meter run with an ILHS school record 5:16.90.
    A year ago, in Indian Land’s final season in Class AA, Rodman won the 1600m in the state meet with a 5:26.53 effort.
    She also smashed the school record with a third-place finish in the 3200-meter run with an 11:44.10 showing.

  • Lady Warriors to battle Bearcats for state soccer title

    A late-season wake-up call is saying volumes about the Indian Land High School Lady Warriors’ soccer run to a first-ever Class AAA state title match Saturday, May 13.
    The ILHS girls, in their first season of Class AAA competition, are looking back to a 3-1 road loss to Region IV-AAA foe Camden High School as the key turnaround in their banner campaign.
    Since that loss to the Lady Bulldogs, Indian Land has reeled off seven straight wins and allowed only one goal.

  • Lady Warriors Upstate soccer champs

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, with their deft feet, wrote some ILHS girls soccer history on Monday, May 8, at the Reservation.
    The Indian Land girls, in their first season in Class AAA soccer, made it memorable with a 5-0 win over Pendleton High School to earn a first-ever state title match bid.
    Indian Land, 18-5-1, will face Brookland-Cayce High School of Columbia for the Class AAA girls state soccer championship at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Irmo High School.