Riverside High School honored legendary coach Louie Golden during a game last week. Golden is the fifth-winningest coach in South Carolina with 699 victories.
The Upper State Wrestling duals begin this week, and several local teams are among the playoff field.
Eastside, likely the tournament favorite, enters as the No. 1 seed in Class AAAA and will take on the winner of York and Ridge View on Feb. 2.
Blue Ridge dropped two more region games last week, falling to 2-4 in the conference with just two weeks remaining in the regular season.
The Tigers were thumped by Travelers Rest, 87-52, and lost a hard-fought game to Greenville, 58-45.
The Blue Ridge girls basketball team suffered its first region loss last week, falling 62-61 to Greenville despite a 25-point effort from Abby King.
Down one after the first quarter, the Lady Tigers took control of the game with a 17-point second quarter to lead 32-29 at the half.
The Greer Running Club met for the first time last Saturday.
Around 15-20 people gathered at Barista Alley at 8:30 a.m. to run down Poinsett Street to Wade Hampton Boulevard and back.
The North Greenville men’s volleyball team ended a long stretch of six road matches and just one home match with a conference win over the Lees-McRae Bobcats in Banner Elk, North Carolina. With the win, NGU now holds an even conference record of 1-1. Aaron Campbell led with ten kills.
The Thornblade Club and The Cliffs Valley will play host to 2019 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.
The tournament is slated to run the week of June 3-9.
Thornblade Club and Cliffs Communities have agreed to five-year extensions to host the event through 2023.
GBC registration deadline approaches
Greer Baseball Club early registration will end Thursday, Jan. 31. The league is open to participants ages 3-14.
Teams are available in:
4U Tee Ball (all 3 and 4 year olds)
6U Modified Coach Pitch (all 5 and 6 year olds)
8U Coach Pitch (all 7 and 8 year olds)
The Greer Centennial Lions Club will host a bass fishing tournament on April 6 to raise money for eye care and vision services in the Greer community.
Blue Ridge handed Greer its fourth loss of region play last Friday, knocking off the Yellow Jackets in a 59-58 barn-burner.