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High School Sports

  • Jacobus to lead North in All-Star Classic

    Indian Land High School girls basketball coach Tamara Jacobus will be in the state spotlight in mid-March.
    Jacobus, an 18-year coaching veteran, will lead the North all-stars in the annual North-South All-Star basketball games at North Myrtle Beach High School.
    Jacobus, who has fashioned a 271-132 record through games this season at the Lancaster County Panhandle school, will be assisted by Darah Huffman of J.L. Mann High School in Greenville and Pickens High School’s Butch Morris in the North-South All-Star games.

  • Two ILHS wrestlers place in tourney

    A pair of Indian Land High wrestlers placed in the annual Bearcat Invitational at Rock Hill High School on Jan. 8.
    Rondreas Truesdale, IL’s junior 160-pounder, placed fifth in the two-day event. Marc Morris, the Warriors’ heavyweight, was sixth.
    Both wrestlers also placed in the Mayplant Credit Union Holiday Classic at Lugoff-Elgin High School last month. Truesdale had a fifth-place effort and Morris was third at L-E.

  • Winter storm puts ILHS sports on ice

    The lingering impact of the winter storm, which hit early Jan. 10, put the Indian Land High School winter sports schedule on ice for the week of Jan. 10-14.
    With school not in session last week, games have been postponed to a later date.
    Indian Land High School moved its Region IV-AA home game, which was slated for Friday night with Cheraw High School, to Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m.

  • Warriors split hoops with Bearcats

    The Rock Hill Bearcats came to town Saturday night, looking to avenge an earlier sweep by the Warriors on the Bearcats’ home hardwoods. But the Warriors were determined to spoil the Bearcats’ intentions.
    The Lady Warriors thwarted the Lady Bearcats in the first game, 45-36.  The nine-point win gave the Warrior teams a split after the Indian Land boys dropped a 76-54 loss to the Bearcats.
    The Lady Warriors used a 7-0 run to end the game and preserve the win.

  • JV girls fall to Lady Rams

    The Indian Land High School JV girls basketball team took on Chesterfield High School’s JV team Monday, Jan. 4, in a home rematch from early this season.
    The Lady Warriors were very hopeful going into this game that the outcome would be different this time.
    But it wasn’t – Chesterfield won again, 20-10.
    The Lady Warriors got off to a very slow start, and almost immediately found themselves down, 4-0. The first half remained that way, with nothing seeming to go right.

  • Paper honors top athletes of 2010

    Three athletes who garnered statewide honors are The Lancaster News’ 2010 Athletes of the Year.
    State champion wrestlers Trevor Jones of Indian Land High School and Buford High School’s Rashad Cunningham shared the top male athlete honor.
    The 2010 female athlete award winner is Buford High School softball star Jena Hallman.

  • IL girls fall in York hoops tourney

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors found the going tough in the Exxon On The Run girls basketball tournament at York Comprehensive High School last week.
    The Lady Warriors dropped a pair of games in the two-day tournament, which opened Dec. 28.
    The Aussie Travelers, an Australian team, rolled to a 68-21 win over the Lady Warriors on Dec. 29.
    The Travelers owned an 18-2 halftime lead on the way to the victory in the game, which decided seventh place in the eight-team field.

  • Warriors spear top gridiron honors

    The story of  2010 Lancaster County high school football is the Indian Land Warriors.
    IL, coming off a 3-7 finish under 10-year head coach Mike Mayer, wasn’t expected to fare much better than a break-even finish, given that this was its first season as a Class AA school.
    “With the loss of 22 seniors, nobody expected us to achieve as we did,” Mayer said. “We kept our focus and were never distracted by the naysayers who said we couldn’t achieve.”
    The Warriors did achieve.

  • Lady Warriors play for tourney title

    The Northwestern High School Lady Trojans topped Indian Land High School’s Lady Warriors, 45-41, for the championship in the second annual Y.C. Winborn Memorial basketball tournament at Rock Hill High School on Dec. 21.
    The Lady Warriors, down 36-28 entering the final period, rallied to make it a four-point game – 42-38 – on Mariah Williams’ layup with 40 seconds left, but the NWHS girls kept the edge to take the win.

  • IL Warriors tomahawk Bearcats

    By Eric Rowell and Robert Howey

    The Indian Land High School Warriors garnered a pair of impressive hardwood varsity wins Dec. 14.
    On a road trip to Class AAAA Rock Hill, the ILHS teams topped the Bearcats twice.
    The Lady Warriors opened the varsity sweep with a 58-44 win and the Warriors capped play with a 79-71 victory.
    ILHS girls beat RHHS, 58-44
    In the girls game, the Lady Warriors posted a solid win in a 14-point victory.