Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s storybook season that began with a second victory in the Daytona 500 reached another level on Sunday, a vital one in the ultimate goal of winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
Washington Baptist hosts sports camp
Washington Baptist Church will host a sports camp each Wednesday night throughout the remainder of July.
The camp, featuring six different sports, will be held on July 16, 23 and 30 from 7-8:30 nightly for ages 6-14 at 3500 N. Highway 14 in Greer.
Champions were crowned last Thursday at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup at the MESA Soccer Complex in Greer.
The four-day event featured 40 US Youth Soccer boys and girls teams in the under-13 through under-17 age groups that earned their way to the cup through success in their respective regional matches.
The Rebels were not going to be denied on their home field last weekend, winning the Palmetto State Showdown 7-on-7 tournament handily.
Byrnes went 13-1 in the two-day stretch, losing its only game to Woodruff in pool play. The tournament featured teams from as far away as New Jersey.
A difficult season came to a frustrating end for the Greer American Legion Post 115 senior team last week.
Greer dropped three straight to defending state champions Chapin-Newberry, making an early playoff exit.
Summer has proven fruitful for the Yellow Jacket football team.
As workouts continue and full practice moves a few days closer, Greer football coach Will Young said he has seen strides from his team during 7-on-7 tournament play.
Aspiring Greer athletes put their basketball skills to the test this week, participating in the Warriors Basketball Camp, hosted by the Riverside basketball program.
The camp, for boys from third grade to eighth grade, began on July 14 and will run through Thursday.
For the first time in a couple of seasons, the Byrnes football team is breaking in a new quarterback during summer sessions.
Micah Young will take the helm for the Rebels this fall, picking up where two-time Gatorade Player of the Year Shuler Bentley left off.
After a strong start to the postseason, the Greer American Legion Post 115 junior team was sent packing earlier than expected.
Greer defeated Rock Hill 4-2 in game one of the playoffs, but dropped the next two, breaking a winning streak that has spanned the last several weeks.
No one’s ever questioned the talent Erik Jones possesses.
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