I’ve often heard sports referred to as soap opera for dudes. I don’t know if that’s the most accurate description, but sometimes it gets pretty close.
The Yellow Jackets bounced back from a heartbreaking loss to Travelers Rest last week, earning wins over Berea and Pickens.
Greer led the top-ranked Devildogs for most of the game, but were unable to seal the deal in the fourth quarter, cementing the 55-51 loss.
More than 10 student athletes from around the area will sign letters of intent to their respective colleges on Wednesday (Feb. 5) as National Signing Day hits Greer.
Byrnes will have at least nine athletes sign while Eastside will have two of its own make commitments.
The Eagles are the early favorites to dominate on the soccer field in 2014.
A former Greer High multi-sport standout is trying his luck at Spartanburg Day School, where he was recently named track and field coach.
Wenzler “Dante” Butler, 30, comes to the private school from Greenville High, where he served as the school’s track and field coach from 2011 to 2013.
For the second consecutive year, Anderson senior guard Chandler Hash, a former Greer High standout, was named to the Capital One Academic All-District III men’s basketball first team for NCAA Division II.
Hash is the reigning South Atlantic Conference Scholar-Athlete for men’s basketball and carries a 3.51 GPA, majoring in nursing.
The postseason awards keep coming for Byrnes senior quarterback Shuler Bentley.
Bentley was recently named to the 2014 Parade All-American honorable mention team, joining former Byrnes standouts Willy Korn and Marcus Lattimore, who were also recognized as Parade All-Americans.
Our office enjoyed a good laugh early last week pondering the thought of snow in Greer (something I didn’t even think was possible).
I thought it was ridiculous Gov. Nikki Haley ordered a “state of emergency,” and I certainly didn’t see the need for schools to close early.
The Warriors are still searching for their first win of 2014 after losses to Boiling Springs and Wade Hampton last week.
Riverside is currently sitting on a 1-8 region record with just a few games remaining on the regular season schedule.
Several attempts at a Lady Rebels comeback were stifled by Gaffney Friday night, as Byrnes dropped a 66-56 contest to its rival.
Byrnes trailed by a double-digit margin for most of the game. The Lady Rebels cut the Gaffney lead to four twice, but were unable to get over the hump.