Hope, Nelson earn
Juniors Alisha Hope and Timisty Nelson have earned a spot on the Conference Carolinas All-Conference third team, as announced by the league last week.
Hope, Nelson earn
Blue Ridge senior Jennifer Hillier made her college decision official last week, signing a letter of intent with Limestone College for cheerleading.
School officials say this is quite the milestone for Hillier.
The Riverside High girls’ lacrosse team is off to a 3-1 start, earning wins over Woodmont, Clinton and AC Flora in the early going.
The Lady Warriors got all they could handle in week one of the regular season, but came out with a winning record after a couple of tough battles.
The Greer softball team returns with only four of its starters from last season, and will be relying on younger players to get the job done in the region this spring.
Yellow Jacket coach Ashleigh Anderson said she is hoping the team will unite under a common goal of winning.
Riverside Middle School will host an annual 5K run on May 3 at 9 a.m in hopes of raising money for local charities.
With all nine starters returning this season, the Blue Ridge softball team is aiming for a deep run in the postseason.
Led by a veteran group, Tiger coach Kevin Jones said his team will be looking to build on a strong tradition.
The Greer boys’ soccer team is hoping to improve on its 2013 four-win season, relying on young legs to carry the team this spring.
The Yellow Jackets return several starters from last year’s team, but will still lack experience in key positions.
Spike Hike to be held March 22
Paris Mountain State Park will hold an amphibian conservation program and a “Spring Hike” to Reservoir Three on Saturday, March 22.
A game featuring the best senior high school basketball players from Spartanburg and Greenville is set for March 15 at Dorman High.
The Rebels came up just shy of advancing to the state semifinals last week, falling in a tight contest to Hillcrest, 68-62.
The fourth-seeded Byrnes boys’ basketball team end a playoff run that saw two wins over higher-seeded opponents.
Last week, the Rebels were a few more ticks away from defeating another one.