Sports

Greer football coach Will Young said receiver Dorian Lindsey will be all over the field for the Yellow Jackets this fall.

Yellow Jackets back in action

The Greer High football team was finally back in uniform last Friday night at Dooley Field — even if it was just for a few hours.

The Yellow Jackets celebrated the end of spring practices with a spring game scrimmage, and Greer coach Will Young said his team was excited for the opportunity.

The day Rick rolled

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By Mark Vasto
For the Greer Citizen

It occurred in 1998, on a Sunday in June at the big ball orchard in the Bronx, during a nationally televised day game ­— the sacrifice fly heard around the world. Never in history had there been such a thrilling way to tie a baseball game.

The Byrnes softball team became the second area team to win a state title last Saturday, wrapping up its final series against Bluffton in a 1-0 victory.

Finishing on top

The Byrnes softball team had to be patient, but hard work finally paid off as the Lady Rebels captured their third state title in a 1-0 win over Bluffton last Saturday at South Aiken High School.

The Eastside Eagles proved themselves again and again this season, maintaining a perfect 21-0 record and capturing a state championship. Seen above is the team’s celebration after its win over Brookland-Cayce in Columbia.

A perfect ending

It was the perfect ending to a perfect season.

The Eastside boys’ soccer team capped a 21-0 season, defeating Brookland-Cayce 3-2 in overtime to claim the state championship on Saturday.

Eastside coach Bill Martin said he was ecstatic his team was able to finish the job, avenging a state championship loss from last season.

Grayson Raynor

Riverside soccer standout Grayson Raynor will suit up for Clemson University next season after signing a letter of intent with the Tigers recently.

Raynor said the process has been long and demanding.

Emmanuel Damian

Riverside’s Emmanuel Damian is hoping to have success on the collegiate track after signing a letter of intent to run track and field and cross country at Spartanburg Methodist College last week.

Damian said, after careful consideration, SMC seemed like the right move.

Sequoya Davis

Riverside senior Sequoya Davis found just what she was looking for at Converse College.

Davis signed a letter of intent to run track and field and cross country for Converse recently, and she believes it was the perfect fit.

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