Sports

The Classics Eagles (pictured in white) took home the championship in the under-16 division, defeating the Lady Nomad last Sunday afternoon at the MESA Soccer Complex in Greer.

Teams claim championships

Champions were crowned last Thursday at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup at the MESA Soccer Complex in Greer.

The four-day event featured 40 US Youth Soccer boys and girls teams in the under-13 through under-17 age groups that earned their way to the cup through success in their respective regional matches.

Byrnes went 13-1, keeping the Palmetto State Showdown title in Duncan last weekend.

Rebels finish tourney on top

The Rebels were not going to be denied on their home field last weekend, winning the Palmetto State Showdown 7-on-7 tournament handily.

Byrnes went 13-1 in the two-day stretch, losing its only game to Woodruff in pool play. The tournament featured teams from as far away as New Jersey.

The Greer football team will travel to Wren for a 7-on-7 tournament this Thursday and Friday.

Jackets prepare for Wren

Summer has proven fruitful for the Yellow Jacket football team.

As workouts continue and full practice moves a few days closer, Greer football coach Will Young said he has seen strides from his team during 7-on-7 tournament play.

Collin Traynham puts up a shot during basketball camp at Riverside High.

Warriors youth camp tips off

Aspiring Greer athletes put their basketball skills to the test this week, participating in the Warriors Basketball Camp, hosted by the Riverside basketball program.

The camp, for boys from third grade to eighth grade, began on July 14 and will run through Thursday.

Rebel quarterback Micah Young is learning to steer the offense, assuming leadership duties this summer.

Young adjusting to QB job

For the first time in a couple of seasons, the Byrnes football team is breaking in a new quarterback during summer sessions.

Micah Young will take the helm for the Rebels this fall, picking up where two-time Gatorade Player of the Year Shuler Bentley left off.

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