Brett Claycamp, a Greer soldier, is recovering at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. after being injured by an explosion in Afghanistan last Thursday.
GreerToday.com asks its readers, friends and your friends to reach out to Brett and his family, when pausing for Memorial Day prayers and thoughts of heroes from all armed services who served with honor for the United States.
Rashaad Jackson, a free agent signee with the San Diego Chargers in 2009, has been added to the Greer High School football staff as defensive line coach.
He replaces Bob Massullo who opted to spend more time coaching the Greer baseball team. Jackson has signed a teaching contract with Greer HS in special education.
Malek Johnson, it appears, has had an ongoing debate with Greer Head Coach Will Young on the merits of earning some time on offense.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, Johnson only has to refer to exhibit A – a classic diving catch across the end zone for a touchdown – in Saturday’s Greer High School spring game at Dooley Field.
As two Greer High School classmates reminisced about the good ol’ days, they summed up what they missed most. “Everything.”
“I miss almost everything from those years, maybe not the TVs,” said Helen Claire Robinson Bagwell. She and Janet Jones Morrow, both class of ’56, were chatting during the hot dog lunch offered by Greer High School alum Don Wall, class of ’61.
Here's the full roster for the White Team of Greer High School Football for the 2013 Scrimmage.
Here's the full roster for the Black Team of Greer High School Football for the 2013 Scrimmage.
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The Greer High School spring football scrimmage has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 18 at 3 p.m. at Dooley Field.
Traditionally, Head Coach Will Young lets rising seniors choose squads for the scrimmage.
Greer High School’s boys 4 x 400 relay team won the state championship Saturday at Lower Richland High School. D’Ante Fleming, Tedrick Gregory, Dorian Lindsey and DeAndre Moren ran a time of 3:21.16. Fleming and Gregory are seniors and Lindsey is in the 9th grade and Moren 10th. All four runners are football players.
Fleming finished second in the 400-meter dash, Nesbitt 7th in the 200 meters and Fleming was 8th in the 100 meters.
Eastside boys and girls soccer coaches and five players each were named to the Peach Blossom AAA Region team. Nomar Rodriquez, boys, and Andy Robinson, girls, headline the coaches named to the team.
Greer’s Andrew Messer and Noel Diaz were named to the boys all-region team and Taylor Waldon was selected to the girls team.
Greer High School’s Taylor Ciara Lowrance received a certificate of achievement as the “Future Soldier of the Month”.
Lowrance scored a 315 on the Physical Training (PT) score for the Army. She is enlisted and will leave for Basic Training July 16.
Greer High School students Matt Fazio, Jeremiah Gilbert, Nasier Gayle, Aaron Wise, and Molly Andorfer were selected for the South Carolina All-State Choir.
The Greer High Honor Choir placed third in performance at the South Carolina Choral Festival in the 3A division. The honor choir women placed first in sight reading in 3A.
Nakeem Hoke, a defensive lineman for Greer High School, was meticulously helping a child string a necklace at Creation Station this morning during the Greer Family Fest.
The child was too young to understand Hoke, wearing his No. 31 jersey, was the pride and joy of the community during football season. The little girl, hardly tall enough to see over the table, was interested in making a necklace like Hoke and Nick Roberson, placekicker for Greer, were wearing from the trinkets and string provided.