The Blue Ridge baseball team finished the regular season with a double-header sweep of Berea and a win over Broome, earning a No. 3 seed in the Class AAA playoffs.
By Holly Cain
Josh Berry answered a runner-up finish last year at Dover (Del.) Motor Speedway with a victory Saturday in the A-Game 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the track– holding off his JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier by .604-seconds.
By Holly Cain
NASCAR Cup Series standings leader Chase Elliott earned his first victory of the season in Monday’s weather-delayed DuraMAX Drydene 400 at Dover (Del.) Motor Speedway.
The North Greenville Crusaders clinched sole possession of the Conference Carolinas regular season championship by winning both games in a doubleheader against Barton College last week (10-3, 8-5).
Greer to open new
pickle ball courts
The City of Greer is opening its new outdoor pickle ball courts for community play on Thursday, May 12, from 5-8 p.m., at the Tryon Recreation Center.
The dedication will include free play, food and drink as well as live music by Wes Hightower from 7-8 p.m.
Byrnes wrestling coach Russell Howard will now serve as the school’s Athletic Director.
Spartanburg School District Five made the announcement Tuesday afternoon, following a unanimous approval by the District Five Board of Trustees.
Howard replaces Tony Gillespie, who recently stepped down from the role.
The Rebels are region champions once again.
The Byrnes softball team topped Dorman, 4-1, last week, securing another region championship and a top seed in the Class AAAAA playoffs.
McKinna Taylor led the Rebels from the circle against Dorman, allowing just four hits in the contest.
The Greer softball team claimed a region title with a 2-1 victory over Greenwood last week.
The Blue Ridge baseball team had its region championship hopes dashed last week, as the Tigers fell in back-to-back games against Powdersville.
The Patriots took game one by a score of 7-1 last Tuesday, and won 3-1 on Friday.
The Eastside baseball team clinched a region championship last week, defeating Laurens twice (6-3, 10-5) to earn a No. 1 seed in the Class AAAA playoffs.
Mavis Graves was lights out on the mound in game one, recording nine strikouts.
David Mershon led the offense with two home runs on the night.