North Greenville athletes recently secured 168 spots on the Conference Carolina’s spring presidential honor roll.
The Greer All-Stars Track Club recently brought home its 11th consecutive state championship last week, finishing atop 29 teams in Columbia.
Coach Johnny Nesbitt said he saw quite a few impressive performances.
As the SAIL (Swim Association Invitational League) swimming league gets back underway for a summer full of competition, several area teams are gearing up to take part.
Swim meets have already begun, and will continue on each Thursday throughout June.
By John Sturbin
For The Greer Citizen
Matt Crafton put a definitive end to his 13-year/26-race winless streak at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, steamrolling the field while stretching his fuel mileage en route to a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in the 18th annual WinStar World Casino 400.
by Seth Livingstone
For The Greer Citizen
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was in position to pounce on Sunday, punching his ticket to the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by winning his second race this season and his first-ever at Pocono Raceway.
It took a little racing luck.
Paris Mountain State Park will hold a “Rocks and Minerals” program and a “Signs of Animals” scavenger hunt on Saturday, June 28.
by Mark Vasto
for The Greer Citizen
The traveler took a long sip of his coffee, and then another forkful of syrup-slogged pancakes.
“I don’t know what it is about these pancakes, but I can never duplicate them at home,” he said. “I even bought the same exact batter from the gift shop up front.”
Carolina Ravens Youth Football registration
Registration is now underway for the fall season of Carolina Ravens youth
tackle football (ages 6-12) and cheerleading (ages 5-13).
To register online, visit
ravensfootballsc.com. For more information, call 4-23-4550.
Greer Middle College’s Jordan Walters will run track for North Greenville University next season, after signing a recent letter of intent with the school.
Despite weighing other college options, Walters said he feels like he made the right choice.
Warmer weather and longer days means football is back for several area high school teams.
For the Blue Ridge Tigers, the spring was a chance to assess a new team and get a head start on 2014 practices.