Greer’s long climb up the tall mountain to defend its Upper State football championship is underway, following an intrasquad scrimmage at Dooley Field last Friday.
It didn’t take long for the Rebels to get back to work.
After an 11-3 record and a deep playoff run in 2018, Reggie Shaw’s team got right back to work.
The Tigers aren’t trying to forget their 1-9 record from 2018. They’re using it as fuel.
“We don’t hide from our record last year,” Blue Ridge Head football coach James Thurn said. “We don’t hide from our struggles. We knew what we had to do to get better and these kids have worked very hard to make those changes.”
As the Yellow Jackets prepare to kick off Greer High School’s 99th football season this fall, the players have given themselves the added challenge of coming up with enough money to buy white pants.
After a winless 2018 season, the Riverside football team is hoping to take a step in the right direction under the leadership of second-year head coach Rick Martin.
The Eagles are hoping a familiar face can bring stability to a program that has seen three head coaching changes in the past five years.
Eastside hired Andre Woolcock to lead the football program a few weeks ago, replacing Dan Morgan, who had been with the team for two years.
Greer High senior Tyanna Dingle recently signed a national letter of intent to continue her track and field career at Converse College next season.
The Eastside baseball team claimed its first Class AAAA state championship last week, topping Midland Valley 8-7 in Game 2 of the series to complete a dominant postseason run.
The Lady Rebels came up short of another Class AAAAA state championship last week, falling to Lexington in back-to-back games.
The Byrnes softball team has now made an appearance in the last four state championship series, winning two titles in the last six years.
The Greer American Legion Post 115 senior team opened its season this week with matchups against Spartanburg, Buffalo and Inman.
The team will play 15 regular season games this summer, eight of which will be held at Stevens Field.
The season will run until June 28 with playoffs starting soon thereafter.