High School Sports

  • Warriors wrestlers top state pile

    The Indian Land High School wrestling team has reached another milestone – No. 1 in Class AAA wrestling, but ILHS isn’t resting on its mat laurels.
    Indian Land, 15-2, was ranked No. 1 in Class AAA wrestling by SCMAT, the South Carolina high school wrestling website, when its latest poll was released last week.

  • Warriors star kicker Dickerson in International Bowl


    Area fans can follow the play of Indian Land High School standout senior kicker Brandon Dickerson in the annual International Bowl, which will be available on ESPNU at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20.

    Dickerson, playing in his fourth straight International Bowl, held at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium, is a member of the U19 National Team, which plays tonight, Jan. 18.

  • Bulldogs bite Warriors twice

    Indian Land High School dropped two at home to Camden High School in Region IV-AA play on Tuesday, Jan. 15.
    The Lady Warriors opened the twin bill, falling to the Lady Bulldogs, 59-34, before the ILHS boys fell, 61-41, in the nightcap.
    In the varsity opener, the Indian Land girls took an early 8-6 lead, but Camden answered with an 11-3 surge to gain a 17-11 lead at the half.
    Camden, steadily building its margin, forged a 40-27 spread after three periods before taking the 25-point win.

  • Warriors rebound for hoops split

    The Indian Land High School Warriors got back on track, rolling to an 80-56 home win over county rival Buford High School on Jan. 7 in the ILHS gym.
    The Warriors’ 24-point win gave ILHS a split in the non-region twin bill, with the BHS Lady Jackets taking a 49-33 victory in the varsity opener.
    “We were happy to get a win coming off the region loss at Chester on Friday night (Jan. 4),” Indian Land boys coach Nate Smith said. “It was a battle as is always the case when we play Buford. They are an improved team and they play hard.”

  • Raiders down Warriors twice

    COLUMBIA – The Indian Land High School basketball teams had a tough night at Keenan High School in Columbia on Friday, Jan. 11.
    The Lady Raiders opened the KHS hardwood sweep with a 76-22 win, and the Keenan boys followed with a 89-59 victory.
    The Lady Raiders, in their 54-point win, were led by Milaysia Fullwiley with 33 points. Dyani Burke hit 22 for Keenan.
    The Indian Land girls, who fell to 1-15, 1-1, were led by Gabbi Wilson’s seven points, two rebounds, one steal and one assist.

  • IL players make all-county football team

    A number of Indian Land High School football players made The Lancaster News’ 2018 all-county football team.
    All-county defensive team  
    Indian Land High School’s Dorian Williams leads The Lancaster News’ 2018 all-county defense.
    Williams, a senior and two-time all-region selection, was honored as the 2018 Region IV-AAA Defensive Player of the Year and earned the Warriors MVP.

  • Williams leads ILHS football awards

    Indian Land High School football star Dorian Williams followed up his big day Dec. 19 with a notable night Dec. 20.
    Williams, the Warriors star defensive back who signed with Tulane University on Wednesday afternoon in the ILHS media center, highlighted the ILHS football awards at Crossridge in Indian Land on Dec. 20.
    Williams, a 6-2, 200-pounder, was named the Warriors Football MVP to highlight the team’s 6-6 season and a second-round finish in the Class AAA football playoffs.

  • ILHS girls end hoops skid

    The Indian Land High School girls basketball skid has ended.
    The Lady Warriors, launching the 2019 portion of their 2018-19 hoops schedule, did so in a big way, rolling to a 61-34 win over Region IV-AAA foe Chester at the CHS gym on Friday, Jan. 4.
    The resounding 27-point win snapped a 34-game skein going back to the end of the 2016-17 season, when ILHS dropped a 53-31 playoff loss to Emerald High School of Greenwood on Feb. 16, 2017.

  • Warriors perfect in Pirate Duals

    The Indian Land High School wrestling team scored all the mat booty at the Pirate Duals at Porter Ridge High School in Union County, N.C., on Saturday, Jan. 5.
    The ILHS matmen, 15-2, went 5-0 in the dual tournament.
    The Warriors prevailed over Forest View of Gaston County, N.C., 74-3, 38-20 over host Porter Ridge, 62-15 over Anson County, N.C., 55-21 over Butler High School of Mecklenburg County, N.C., and 49-24 over East Meck High of Charlotte.
    Indian Land was led by Austin Ross, Solomon Cortez, Weston Nyguyen and Xavier Dreese, who each went 5-0.

  • Williams to play football at Tulane

    The Indian Land High School media center, normally a quiet place, was abuzz Dec. 19.
    There was good reason for the excitement and a little more than expected noise.
    Dorian Williams, the Indian Land High School senior ace defensive back, signed with Tulane University as a packed room of coaches, teammates, students, school officials and family members witnessed the notable occasion.