Taking a new coaching job during a pandemic isn’t as easy as it sounds.
Riverside picked up three wins to claim the Greenville County Thanksgiving Tournament title last week, defeating Travelers Rest (52-28), Eastside (62-45) and Wade Hampton (64-62).
An inexperienced Eastside basketball team will be finding its identity early this season, as head coach Tom Chamness looks to guide the Eagles back into playoff contention.
If your team is playing Blue Ridge this season, you’re going to have to find a way to deal with No. 2.
Averaging more than 23 points, eight rebounds and four assists per game, junior guard Justin Bailey has become a force to be reckoned with in Class AAA.
Swamp Rabbits announce initial roster
The Greenville Swamp Rabbits have announced the initial roster for the team’s 2020 Training Camp.
The following players are part of Greenville’s initial 2020 Training Camp roster:
Aug. 18, 2017.
That was the last time Riverside had won a football game coming into this season.
It was a daunting task for new head coach Erie Williams, who did not have a normal offseason to prepare with his players.
By Leland Burch
For The Greer Citizen
A 2-5 season wasn’t what the Blue Ridge Tigers had in mind for 2020.
Returning talent on both sides of the ball and competing in a new region, James Thurn’s team had its sights set on a playoff run.
Then the pandemic hit.
The Eastside football team finished the season on fire after a slow 0-5 start.
The Eagles topped Riverside, Blue Ridge and Wade Hampton to conclude the year, salvaging what turned into a frustrating season.
When the Rebels walked off the field on Oct. 2, having just secured a 67-26 win over Riverside, they didn’t realize they wouldn’t be playing again for 28 days.
A positive COVID-19 test sent the program into a two-week quarantine, forcing game cancellations and postponing a matchup with Dorman.