Brandon Bora, right, recently defeated Jesus Roman to claim his third heavyweight win since he began Boxing at The Depot.

Bora earns heavyweight win

Local amateur heavyweight boxer Brandon Bora is now 3-0 after earning a unanimous decision victory over Jesus Roman last weekend in Rock Hill.

Bora, a product of the Greer’s Boxing at The Depot, established control of the fight early, topping Roman in three rounds to remain unbeaten in heavyweight competition.

Jamal Rogers will make the move to tackle this season.

Jacket Tracking

Editor’s note: As football fans await the return of Friday night lights at Dooley Field, The Greer Citizen will be sitting down with eight of the team’s position groups to give an inside look at what’s coming this fall. This series will conclude at the end of summer practice sessions.

The Eagles return several key starters to a lineup that made the playoffs for the first time in seven years in 2016. They will take the field under new head coach, Dan Morgan.

Eagles hunt for more success

The Eastside football team made the playoffs for the first time in seven years in 2016, but as the win column continues to rise, so does the bar.

Led by a new head coach, the Eagles return a key group of starters that could help the team reach new heights this fall.

Greer PD plans softball benefit

For six years, the Greer Police Department and other local agencies have been teaming up to raise money for families of officers who fell in the line of duty.

Tragically, the need for the fundraiser has only increased over the last 15 months with the loss of three Upstate officers.

Blue Ridge head coach Shane Clark is working to install a new offense during the summer off season. The Tigers will return a few starters to the lineup, but will also be inexperienced in several areas this Fall.

Tigers learn timing at 7-on-7

After an injury-plagued 2016 season, the Blue Ridge football team is hoping summer 7-on-7 sessions will restore rhythm to a changing offense.

The Tigers hosted Broome, Southside and Southside Christian Tuesday morning, and for rising senior quarterback Jake Smith, it was an opportunity to get better.


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