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High School Sports

  • Williams leads the Warriors

    Indian Land’s early-season success might be raising eyebrows and turning heads toward the Lancaster County Panhandle high school, but Warriors senior defensive back Dorian Williams isn’t surprised.
    The Warriors are 2-1, including a notable 14-9 comeback road win over Class AAAA York Comprehensive High School on Aug. 31.
    “I love being part of this football team,” said Williams, a three-year starter in the Warriors’ secondary. “We have 20-something seniors, a senior team with good leadership.

  • Lancaster High swimmers down York

    The Lancaster High School swim team improved to 2-0 on the season, taking a 157-41 win over York Comprehensive High School on Aug. 30 at the Lancaster County Pool.
    The LHS girls won, 83-23, and the boys took a 74-18 victory for a combined 116-point triumph.
    Jacques Caravaca, Makenzy Mills, Samuel Page and Taylor Teague led LHS with two first-place finishes each.
    Charlee Henry, Louie Prete, Reece Walker, Nathan Reid, Tamra Tipton, Kaylin Shannon and Tyler Tipton each won one.
    The Bruins had six relay wins.

  • ILHS Warriors face Rock Hill Bearcats tonight

    Indian Land High School, on the road to York County for the second straight week, ventures to Rock Hill to face the Class AAAAA RHHS Bearcats at District 3 Stadium.

    “Rock Hill is a really good football team, with good size on the offensive and defensive lines. They run the ball well and have good receivers on the outside," said ILHS head coach Horatio Blades. "We have to be able to stop the run and we need our quarterback Grayson Barber to be consistent in the throwing game.

  • LHS team swims to first victory

    The Lancaster Bruins swim team opened its 2018 season with a 135-84 win over White Knoll High School of Lexington at the Lancaster County Pool on Aug. 23.
    The LHS girls prevailed 67-43 and the Bruins took a 68-41 victory.
    Samuel Page, Jacques Caravaca and Taylor Teague led LHS with two wins each.
    Tamra Tipton, Charlee Henry, Makenzy Mills and Tyler Tipton each had a first-place finish in the meet.
    Individual results

  • IL teams place ninth, 10th in first meet

    The Indian Land High School cross country teams competed in the Providence Invitational on Aug. 25 at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte. The IL girls placed ninth out of 22 teams, while the IL boys team placed 10th out of 26.
    Girls results
    ILHS junior Hannah Sawyer led the Lady Warriors, placing fifth overall with a time of 20:50.  Six other IL runners also competed in the varsity girls race: Mattie-Baile Tripp 23:22, Chloe Duernberger 23:53, Sara Valle 24:27, Olivia Morales 25:34, Caprielle Terry 25:45, and Grace Yegge 26:39.

  • Warriors jolt Jackets, 34-7

    The rivalry between Indian Land and Buford high schools is intense, but this year ILHS earned football bragging rights with a solid home win over the Jackets in their first meeting this season.
    The Class AAA Warriors, behind Grayson Barber’s passing and Brandon Britton’s running, notched a 34-7 win over Class AA county rival BHS.
    The balanced ILHS attack and a stout Warriors defense led to the 27-point victory over the Jackets on Friday, Aug. 24, at the ILHS Reservation.

  • ILHS Junior Warriors pound Buford

    The Indian Land High School Junior Warriors, coming off a pair of wins in the seventh annual Bear Hug Brawl, continued their solid play in the ILHS junior varsity football opener Thursday, Aug. 23, at Buford High School.
    The Junior Warriors, who defeated Andrew Jackson and Lancaster in the JV jamboree at BHS on Aug. 16, jolted the host BHS Junior Jackets in a 39-8 road win.
    Indian Land built a 20-8 halftime lead on the way to the 31-point win.
    Indian Land had plenty of contributors in its win.

  • Lancaster downs ILHS in opener

    Lancaster High School ignited in the third period to take control on the way to a 35-7 win over the Warriors at the Indian Land High School Reservation on Friday, Aug. 17.
    The Bruins, up 14-7 at the half with a late second-period touchdown, roared for two pivotal third-quarter scores for a 28-7 spread in the victory.
    “That early sequence in the third quarter is big,” LHS coach Bobby Collins said. “We told our players at the half to go out and play hard and finish.”

  • JV Warriors spear 2 jamboree wins

    Indian Land High School came away the lone double winner in the seventh annual Bear Hug Brawl at Buford High School’s Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 16.
    The annual junior varsity football jamboree, sponsored by Seth’s Giving Tree, is played in memory of the late Buford High School junior varsity football player Seth Muennich.
    It was played on a Thursday night for the first time. In previous years, the game has been played on a Saturday.

  • North teams win Kickoff Classic win

    The North forces – four North Carolina high schools – prevailed in the 12th annual North-South Kickoff Classic at Lancaster Memorial Stadium on Saturday night, Aug. 11.
    Buford High School opened the preseason jamboree with a 14-7 win over Northwest Cabarrus High School.
    West Mecklenburg High School evened the score at 21-all with a 14-7 win over Andrew Jackson High School.
    Ardrey Kell High School topped Indian Land High School in a 14-7 win to give the North a 35-28 win.