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Fleming has good showing at combine
MAR 31, 2012

D'ante Fleming caught the eyes of some coaches during today's VTO Sports Combine at York High School. Fleming plays defensive back, wide receiver and speciality teams for Greer High School. He will be a senior next season.

D’ante Fleming of Greer High School raised some eyebrows and made an impact today with some of his peers at the VTO Sports Combine at York High School. The combine is billed as the Elite 100 football players from South Carolina.

“Overall, I thought I held up well with everyone else,” Fleming said. Fleming, a rising senior, returns as a defensive back, wide receiver and special teams player for the Yellow Jackets. He also ran some pass routes today.

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Anna Brown honored for volunteer service
MAR 31, 2012

Anna Brown, of Greer High School, was honored for her volunteer service. She also represented Greer as 2010 Miss Greater Greer Teen and was third runnerup for Miss South Carolina Teen.
 

Anna Audrey Brown, 18, of Greer has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a state-level Certificate of Excellence from the 2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. Anna was nominated for this award by Greer High School, where she is a student.

Presented annually by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor young people across America for outstanding community service activities.

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Fleming to participate in sports combine
MAR 28, 2012

D’ante Fleming, Greer High School defensive back, will be participating at this weekend’s VTO Sports Combine at York High School.

Fleming will return for his senior season for the Yellow Jackets.

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Greer falls short against Clinton
MAR 28, 2012

Clinton beat Greer 7-0 today in a Region III-3A tennis match. Greer is off for spring break and will play its next match at home vs. Union in another region match.

Singles

Austin Macmillan (C) d. Colby Szucs 6-0 6-0

Alec Powell (C) d. Ethan Sullivan 6-0 6-0

Jay Powell (C) d. Stephen Kiff 6-2 6-0

David Barton (C) d. Daniel Harvey 6-2 6-3

Jacob Tiller (C) d. Sammy Dewey 6-0 6-0

Doubles

MacMillan/Powell (C) d. Szucs/Kiff 8-2

Van Nibert/Joe Scarborough (C) d. Lucas McKown/Matthew Gilbert 6-2 6-0

Greer record: 0-7 overall, 0-2 Region III-3A

Next match: April 9 vs. Union

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Royster is new superintendent of Greenville County Schools
MAR 28, 2012

Burke Royster is the new superintendent of Greenville County Schools. The school board approved Royster late Tuesday night in a 7-5 vote.

Burke Royster is the new superintendent of Greenville County Schools. Royster serves as deputy superintendent of the district.

The 7-5 vote by the Greenville County School Board Tuesday night to offer the job to Royster came after a three-hour closed meeting. Royster accepted the job. He will receive a 3-year contract with an annual salary of $215,000, and an annual annuity of ten percent of his salary.

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Dynamite's brothers remember the good times
MAR 24, 2012

Brothers Darron Moore (left), Spencer Talley (right) and lifetime friend Rod Rogers arrived well before dawn to set up for today’s yard sale. They were enjoying the story of Dynamite’s signature laugh that defined his personality.

As the rain and clouds gave way to sunshine this morning it reminded Darron Moore of his brother Brendon “Dynamite” Talley. “Dynamite was like the sun. He made every day brighter,” Darron said.

Darron, brother Spencer Talley, and lifetime friend Rod Rogers held a yard sale at Dynamite’s home today to raise funds for funeral expenses. Dynamite, a “Child of the City” died March 14 of complications from sickle cell anemia. Services and burial were held at Fairview Baptist Church last Tuesday.

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Dynamite yard sale directions; Memorial Fund information
MAR 24, 2012

Saturday morning’s yard sale for Brandon “Dynamite” Talley is 7 a.m. and the funds will go toward a memorial fund to help pay for funeral expenses.

Dynamite, 26, died March 14 of complications from sickle cell anemia. He was buried Tuesday at Fairview Baptist Church in what one observer noted was one of the biggest attended funeral services held at the church.

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Lynn is medalist as Greer remains unbeaten in Region-III
MAR 23, 2012

The Greer boys golf team continued its unbeaten ways (3-0)  in 3A Region III with a 10-stroke victory, 158-168 over Chapman in a match played Thursday at The Village Greens in Inman. Ryan Lynn shot a 1-over par 36 for medalist honors.

The Yellow Jackets came within one stroke of beating Eastside in the match played at Thornblade Club. Eastside's Zack Allen recorded an even par 35 to win medalist, one stroke ahead of Lynn.

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Greer golf is unbeaten this season
MAR 20, 2012

Upcoming matches

Wednesday vs. Eastside at The Thornblade Club

Thursday vs. Chapman at The Village Greens (Inman)

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Woodruff beats Greer in tennis
MAR 20, 2012

Woodruff 7, Greer 0

Singles
C. Weathers (W) d. C. Szucs 6-3, 4-6, 10-6
B. Stinnett (W) d. E. Sullivan 6-0, 6-4
B. Everette (W) d. S. Kiff 6-2 6-0
C. Abercrombie (W) d. D. Harvey 6-4 6-1
J. Stone (W) d. S. Dewey 6-3 6-1

Doubles
Weathers/Everette (W) d. Szucs/Kiff 8-0
Trail/Lanford (W) d. McKown/Gilbert 6-0, 6-2

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Greer says goodbye to a child of the city
MAR 20, 2012

Brandon DeBaron Talley, affectionately known as

Greer will wrap its arm around Brandon DeBaron Talley for the final time this afternoon.

There’s no telling how many times “Dynamite”, a nickname affectionately given Talley by former Greer head football coach Stuart Holcombe, has given hugs to the many people that befriended him. A hug from “Dynamite” was the purest exchange of his love.

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'Dynamite's visitation today, funeral is Tuesday
MAR 19, 2012

Visitation and funeral services have been set for Brandon "Dynamite" Talley.

Visitation is today beginning at 1 p.m. at The Gilmore Mortuary at 214 Memorial Drive.

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Gilmore Mortuary provides Talley's obituary
MAR 17, 2012

Brandon Debaron Talley 26, of 1253 Owens Rd., died Thursday, March 14, in Greenville Hospital.

He was the son of Lisa Talley of Greer.

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'Dynamite's' nickname personified his spirit
MAR 16, 2012

Brandon Debaron Talley died Wednesday of compiications from sickle cell anemia. He was affectionately known in the Greer community as

Today is Brandon “Dynamite” Talley’s 27th birthday.

Tony Tipton received a phone call at sunrise Thursday informing him that “Dynamite” had died hours earlier of complications from sickle cell anemia.

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Brandon 'Dynamite' Talley of Greer dies
MAR 15, 2012

 

UPDATE: Read the full story about Brandon: "'Dynamite's' nickname personified his spirit" >>

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Wade Hampton beats Greer in tennis
MAR 14, 2012

Wade Hampton beat Greer 7-0  today in a non-region game. The Yellow Jackets will play its next match at Woodruff.

Singles

#1 Chad Harteg (WH) d. Colby Szucs 6-1 6-1

#2 James Spry (WH) d. Ethan Sullivan 6-1 6-1

#3 Chance Nardone (WH) d. Stephen Kiff 6-1 6-1

#4 Brandt McVeety (WH) d. Daniel Harvey 6-0 6-2

#5 Joey Norman (WH) d. Sammy Dewey 6-0 6-3

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Greer loses to Eastside; play at WH today
MAR 14, 2012

Eastside defeated Greer 6-1 Tuesday in a boys tennis match. The Yellow Jackets play at Wade Hampton today.

Eastside 6, Greer 1

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Greer boys tennis fall to Wade Hampton
MAR 7, 2012

Wade Hampton 7, Greer 0

Singles 
#1 Joel Sturgis (WH) d. Colby Szucs 6-1 6-1
#2 Chad Harteg (WH) d. Ethan Sullivan 6-0 6-1
#3 James Spry (WH) d. Stephen Kiff 6-1 6-0
#4 Chance Nardone (WH) d. Daniel Harvey 6-2 6-1
#5 Brandt McVeety (WH) d. Sammy Dewey 6-1 6-0

Doubles
#1 J. Sturgis/C. Hartez (WH) d. Szucs/Kiff 8-0
#2 Joey Norman/Blake Currie (WH) d. Justin Plumley/Matthew Dewey

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There's no hiding from the coach
MAR 7, 2012

Greer Head Football Coach Will Young films his players as they clean E. Gap Creek Road and Country Club Road to Highway 14 on Tuesday. Young was directing players to sections that remained to be clean. The trash cleanup is one of the annual community projects the Greer football players adopt. Some of the players posed for Young holding up their findings while others kiddingly asked if he was documenting them to see who wasn't at the cleanup.

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Players make trash sweep; dent Coach Young's truck
MAR 7, 2012

Greer football players made a sweep of trash on E. Gap Creek Road in front of the school and Country Club Road to Highway 14.They piled on Head Coach Will Young's truck for a photo.

The Greer football players made a clean sweep of surrounding roads Tuesday afternoon and also made a dent in Head Football Coach Will Young's truck.

The tradition at the end of the cleanup sweep is for the athletes to unload the bags of trash in front of the Greer High School sign for a group photo. Young thought it was best to keep the bags in his truck so he could unload the players' haul. He parked the truck in front of the sign and encouraged the players to pile on while he shot video.

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