Cox (left) and Whitaker had the chance to visit Matanuska Glacier in Alaska during their trip with Kingsmen baseball. ‘The views in Alaska are incredible and the wildlife is amazing,’ Whitaker said. ‘It’s not too often you get to say you walked on a glacier in Alaska.’

Competing for Christ

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It’s common for college baseball players to play on summer teams to help keep them, quite literally, in the swing of things.

There’s nothing common about Caleb Cox and Darrien Whitaker’s summer ball experience, however.

'It's the dust and the mud'

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The Professional Bull Riders’ (PBR) Velocity Tour made its way to Mill Spring, NC, Friday and Saturday night for the PBR Ironpeddlers Chute Out.

After several hours of rain, the skies cleared and the cowboys took to the dirt at the Tryon International Equestrian Center.

Coman named his field goal against Blythewood in the 2022 playoffs (pictured above) as his favorite kick of his high-school career. The 43-yarder sent Byrnes to the third round.

Senior Spotlight

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Jacob Coman is the do-it-all special teams star for Byrnes football. Coman, whose father was born in Romania and mother born in Ukraine, is in charge of kickoffs, punting, field goals, and extra points for a Rebel team poised to make a state championship run this season. Coman was the 2022 Region 2-AAAAA Special Teams Player of the Year.

Smith is hoping to use his 6-foot-2 frame to improve his 50/50 ball catching this season.

Senior Spotlight

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Noah Smith is a 6-foot-2 senior wide receiver at Riverside High School. Smith is a vocal leader on the field and in the Warriors’ locker room and is looking to push Riverside to new heights in his final season.

The Greer Citizen (GC) What made you want to play wide receiver?

Carrying the ball

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Eastside head coach Andre Woolcock hosted his Women’s Football Clinic in the Eastside High gymnasium on June 15.

‘It went great,’ Woolcock said of the clinic. ‘We had women with little to no football knowledge and women who knew a lot. They really enjoyed the tour of our facilities and the agility circuit we put them through.’


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