Jacket Backers may want to plug November Friday nights into their 2014 calendars. Greer High aims to be back in the football playoffs, “and I think we can figure out how to go even further,” promises Head Coach Will Young.
Lyrics Klugh’s team is making a deep playoff run and the junior’s defensive play has a lot to do with it.
The Byrnes football team has found its way into the third round of the Class AAAA playoffs, and Klugh hopes the Rebel defense will be able to maintain its high level of play.
After a game that featured 56 fouls and went nearly two hours, the Eastside Lady Eagles had their first win of the season Saturday afternoon against South Pointe.
t is said that fundamentals win games, and that old adage proved true Saturday night in Greer’s 45-38 victory over Riverside in the Lady Jacket Invitational.
The Lady Yellow Jackets had 13 fewer turnovers and made six more three-pointers than the Warriors. The team also made 12 of 14 free throws in the contest.
The Byrnes football team took some time last Thursday to help those who are suffering in the Philippines due to the tragic effects of Typhoon Haiyan. Players and coaches wrote letters of encouragement to victims and sent toiletries and towels along with a football and a “Rise Up” t-shirt to a group of victims affected by the storm.
Byrnes is preparing for some hard-nosed football Friday night as Dutch Fork (10-3) pays a visit to Duncan in the third round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
Greer needed its A-Game and a little luck against powerhouse Daniel in the third round of the 3-A state playoffs on Friday night. Unfortunately, neither necessity made the short bus ride to Dooley Field where the Yellow Jackets suffered a 41-10 beat down that ended the 2013 season.
Greer’s most recent visits to the third round of the playoffs ended in defeats. The third trip could be a charm when the Yellow Jackets host unbeaten Daniel High, the state’s top ranked 3-A team, this Friday night at Dooley Field.
Two heavyweight boxers traded knockout punches for four rounds until one settled the fight by pulling out a gun and firing a single shot. That’s how Greer edged Westwood, 45-42.
Byrnes High quarterback Shuler Bentley threw for five touchdowns Friday night as the Rebels cruised to an easy 42-14 playoff-opening win over Wando.
Byrnes will face Lexington in round two of the Class AAAA state playoffs this Friday in Duncan.