The Greenville Swamp Rabbits have announced additional promotional nights for the remainder of the 2020-21 season. Beginning with Wizard’s Night on February 27, live owls plus famous wizards and witches will be roaming the concourse as Greenville hosts the Allen Americans.
Former Greer Yellow Jacket Adrian McGee earned the best finish of the day, as the North Greenville men’s track and field team earned a fourth place finish at the Conference Carolinas Championship Monday night.
A 20-month layoff will come to an end as the Greenville Drive begin the season on May 4.
By Holly Cain
Greer fell short in one of its final regular season tune ups, dropping a 54-49 decision to Riverside on the road last week.
The Yellow Jacket basketball team will now get ready for the start of the playoffs, where they will likely face South Pointe.
Six Rebels signed National Letters of Intent last week, making their college decisions official on Signing Day.
The group of signees included football standouts Brayden Blackmon (Western Carolina), NaNa Burris (Stetson University), and Robert Higdon (North Greenville University).
The Byrnes wrestling team is appealing its 31-30 loss to Northwestern, alleging that one of Northwestern’s wrestlers competed in the wrong weight class.
The Tigers are region champs.
Blue Ridge knocked off Southside, 42-39, in the region final last week, earning a No. 1 seed in the Class AAA playoffs.
“We knew Southside had a really great season and they were going to give us a fight,” Blue Ridge girls basketball coach Alex Smith said.
The North Greenville men’s basketball team came up short against Southern Wesleyan, falling 86-81 on the road in Central.
Jalon Cokley and Jacob Redding led the scoring effort for the Crusaders, combining for 43 in the loss.
By Reid Spencer
In a stunning upset at the end of an action-filled, rain-interrupted Daytona 500, Front Row Motorsports driver Michael McDowell claimed his first NASCAR Cup Series victory after charging into the lead during a brutal multicar wreck in Turn 3 on the final lap.