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High School Sports

  • Warriors hold off Griffins, 13-7

    On a chilly Thursday night, a cold, hard fact hit Region IV-AAA – the Indian Land Warriors are in the playoffs as a host team.
    The struggling Fairfield Central High School Griffins battled Indian Land, which was coming off its big 20-14 overtime win against No. 6 Camden last week.
    The 5-5 Warriors survived in the end, 13-7, but not before getting all it could handle from the feisty Griffins of Winnsboro.
    The Warriors put together their best, longest drive of the season behind Jiquese Tinsley.

  • ILHS girls advance in volleyball playoffs

    Three Lancaster County high school teams advanced in the opening round of the state volleyball playoffs Oct. 24.
    Indian Land and Buford, as host teams, moved to second-round play, while AJ, on the road to launch postseason play, advanced.
    The Region IV-AAA champion Indian Land Lady Warriors advanced with a 3-0 home win over Pendleton High School last week, winning 25-17, 25-13 and 25-23.

  • League extends 2018 prep football regular season

    The 2018 South Carolina high school football regular season now has an additional week.

    The S.C. High School League Executive Committee voted 18-0 on Sept. 18 to extend the 2018 regular season high school football season to Nov. 2.

    Games postponed last week related to the impact of Hurricane Florence will now be played Nov. 2.

  • Warriors deck No. 6 Bulldogs

    CAMDEN – If you think of Friday night’s football game between Indian Land and Camden high schools as a boxing match, your scorecard would look something like this: sixth-ranked Camden won the early rounds, landing two huge punches, though Indian Land did counterpunch.
    In the middle rounds, Indian Land steadied itself, thanks to good defense, giving them a chance to rally and land the decisive blow in overtime, winning 20-14 over the Bulldogs.

  • ILHS runners win region titles

    by Christopher Cuviello/Special to Carolina Gateway
    Indian Land High School’s cross country teams won both the girls and boys Region IV AAA championships Oct. 17 at Camden Historic Park.
    The Lady Warriors placed first with a score of 15 points to win their third straight Region IV AAA championship title and eighth straight region title overall. Camden placed second with 45 points and Chester third with 85 points.

  • IL’s Yarborough a ‘team-first’ player

    To say Indian Land High School senior offensive lineman Nick Yarborough is a “good teammate,” is akin to an arrow in the bull’s eye.
    Warriors head coach Horatio Blades is on target as well.
    “No doubt about it, you would like to have more players like Nick,” Blades said. “Nick is all about the team and he will be there for his team.
    “Give me more Nick Yarboroughs,” Blades said.
    Yarborough said it’s a simple approach.

  • Junior Warriors roll over Bulldogs

    The Indian Land High School Junior Warriors improved to 5-3 on the JV football season with a 34-7 Region IV-AAA home win over the Camden High School Junior Bulldogs at the ILHS Reservation on Thursday, Oct. 18.
    The Junior Warriors’   win was the team’s second in four days after a 12-10 comeback win over the Keenan High School Junior Raiders on Oct. 15.

  • IL girls earn region volleyball title

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors volleyball team wrapped up its first region title as a Class AAA school with a hard-fought win over defending region champion Camden High School on Oct. 9.
    The Lady Warriors, on ILHS Senior Night, topped the Lady Bulldogs, 25-19, 25-13 and 25-23 to capture the crown.
    “Last night (Oct. 9) was also our senior night, so it was a special home win for them,” ILHS coach Michael Van Lieu said. “I was happy for our team, especially the seniors.”

  • IL cross country teams post wins at Camden

    by Christopher Cuviello/Special to Carolina Gateway
    The Indian Land High School cross country teams won both the girls and boys races at Historic Camden Park on Sept. 11.
    The IL girls team placed first with an overall score of 17 points, followed by Camden with 61 points and Buford with 62 points. The IL boys team placed first with a score of 34 points, Camden Military 58, Lancaster 71, Fairfield Central 92, Camden 109 and Buford 139.

  • NAFO Falcons’ defense foils Warriors

    by Mac Banks/For Carolina Gateway
    FORT MILL – A dominating defensive effort by the Nation Ford Falcons allowed them to get a 28-0 win over the Indian Land Warriors on a short week for both teams.
    With little prep time for each, Indian Land (2-3) and Nation Ford high schools (2-3) played two days early to avoid any issues with Hurricane Florence barreling down on the Carolina coast.