High School Sports

  • Davis, Henry pace ILHS track awards

    Class AAA individual state track champions Marlin Davis and Leah Henry led the 2018 Indian Land High School track awards.
    Davis, a junior sprinter who garnered the ILHS boys track Most Valuable Player, captured the 200 meters state crown in 21.64 at the Class AAA boys meet at Spring Valley High School in Pontiac on May 12.
    Davis had a stellar day at the state meet. In the 100 meters, he dashed a 10.70 effort to place second for a silver medal.

  • Richardson to lead Lady Warriors

    Paul Richardson is a coach who has been around the block, and is looking to put the Indian Land Lady Warriors back on main street.
    Richardson, who came to ILHS as the new girls basketball coach, has extensive coaching experience in high school sports.
    Prior to his selection as the Lady Warriors hoops coach, Richardson coached at Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill, where he was the Falcons’ offensive coordinator in football and a wrestling coach.

  • Edwards to lead Warriors athletics

    For the third time in two years, Indian Land High School has a new athletics director.
    Mike Edwards, who has extensive prep coaching experience in the Charlotte Mecklenburg (N.C.) schools, is the new Warriors’ athletics director.

  • Warriors salute diamond stars

    The Indian Land High School baseball team celebrated its record-breaking season, honoring a host of people who contributed to the Warriors’ 22-9 team this spring.
    The Warriors had four players selected to the All-Region IV-AAA baseball team, led by ace pitcher Nolan Bolt, named the Region IV-AAA Player of the Year for the 2018 season.
    Bolt hit .389 with 27 RBIs and 14 doubles. On the mound, the right-hander was 8-1 with a 0.89 earned-run average.

  • Warriors honor wrestling stars

    Indian Land High School’s Solomon Cortez and Austin Ross earned top honors at the annual Warriors wrestling awards banquet this spring.
    The Warriors, who posted a school-record 27-4 mark, won the Region IV-AAA championship and finished as the Class AAA Upstate runner-up, honored a host of wrestlers.
    Ross, a junior, captured the Class AAA 113-pound state championship after winning the 106-pound weight class as a sophomore.

  • LHS tennis team repeats region title

    The two-time Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster High School boys tennis team celebrated a banner season at its annual awards night May 16.
    The Bruins, led by second-year head coach Ray Sapp, went 11-3, including a 9-1 record in region play.
    Lancaster’s lone region loss came in a 4-2 defeat at York High School, but the Bruins, in the rematch, registered a 6-0 win over the Cougars.

  • Wilson to play softball at Queens

    Indian Land High School softball standout Adriana Wilson is going just up the road to play at the next level.
    Wilson, who played for the ILHS Lady Warriors six years, has signed to play softball at Queens University in neighboring Charlotte.
    “I’m super excited about going to Queens to continue my education and softball career,” Wilson said. “I really like the campus. It’s beautiful, really pretty.

  • Daley signs on as Limestone wrestler

    Indian Land High School star wrestler Kyle Daley will be on the mat at the next level.
    Daley, a three-time all-state wrestler, will be competing at Limestone College in Gaffney.
    “I’m really pleased to have this opportunity to wrestle in college,” said Daley, who signed with the Saints on May 3 in the ILHS media center. “I like the coaches and Limestone has a good, strong wrestling program.
    “I also like it’s a small school,” he said. “I think the coach can help me get better as a wrestler.”

  • Lady Warriors honor 2018 soccer stars

    The Class AAA Upper State champion Indian Land Lady Warriors soccer team honored a host of standouts May 17 during the team’s banquet at The Ivy Place in Van Wyck.
    The Lady Warriors, who went 19-4-1, captured the Class AAA Upper State championship for the second straight season.
    The ILHS girls, who scored 155 goals and allowed 19 goals, notched 13 shutouts on the season. Indian Land, the 2017 Class AAA state champion, finished as the Class AAA state runner-up this spring.

  • Loughry will play football for Greensboro

    David Loughry is ready for his next challenge – the next level.
    Loughry, the Indian Land High School senior quarterback who came back from a tough injury, is set to play college football.
    He  is headed to Greensboro College, a NCAA Division III school that plays in the USA South Conference.
    Loughry, a 6-3, 185-pounder who broke his femur (thigh bone) and missed the last half of his junior season, rebounded to produce a solid senior year at ILHS.