Northwood Little League will compete for its fourth state championship as the South Carolina Little League championship begins at Corey Burns Park in Taylors on Friday.
By Stan Olenick
For The Greer Citizen
Trevor Phillips has wanted to win the Spartanburg County Amateur since he first played in the tournament when he was just 13 years old. The University of Georgia golfer finished in a tie for 19th that year at Woodfin Ridge.
High school football will hit its stride a lot sooner in 2018.
Before September begins, four area teams will have played about a third of their regular season games, with Week 0 kicking off on Aug. 17.
Friday night games will be played through Oct. 26 with playoffs starting the week after.
Greer High accepting Hall of Fame nods
The Greer High Booster Club is accepting nominations for induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame.
By Lee Spencer
Martin Truex Jr., made it a clean sweep at Kentucky Speedway this weekend.
After starting from the pole, Truex won all three stages and successfully defended his victory from last year’s Quaker State 400.
By Lee Spencer
A spin didn’t stop Christopher Bell from the win in the ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing rookie was going for the pole in the final round of qualifying and spun out before completing the lap.
Five weeks remain until the Yellow Jackets kickoff the 2018 season at Byrnes, and Will Young’s squad already has its sights set on the Rebels.
Greer hasn’t given its rival much of a game in the last two seasons, falling both on the road and at home.
That losing streak has been fuel for fire this offseason.
The Warriors are creating a culture of competition.
That’s been the message from new head coach Rick Martin, who’s squad will be looking to bounce back from a one-win season in 2017.
By Reid Spencer
Last Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race ended with a sweep, and overtime and two broken hearts.