U.S. Senator Tim Scott announced the nominations of 50 South Carolina students, including five from Greer-area schools, to the U.S. Military Service Academies for the class of 2020.
William Metcalf (Blue Ridge High School) and AnnaLeigh Runion (Greer Middle College Charter HS) were nominated for the U.S. Naval Academy, Autumn Shea (Riverside HS), Adam Barnette (Blue Ridge HS) for the U.S. Military Academy and Eric Avalos (Greer HS) for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
The 10th Annual Spartanburg versus Greenville FCA All-Star Basketball Challenge for high school senior boys and girls players will be held at Dorman High School on Saturday.
The girls game is 6 p.m. and the boys game at 8.
Ansley Gilreath celebrated her birthday exactly the way she wanted – signing a letter-of-intent Friday to play softball with Winthrop University.
The Blue Ridge High School power hitter passed on the official signing day to make the event memorable.