SENECA – Seneca’s Marquis Arnold scored four rushing touchdowns, three in the second half, to lead the Bobcats over Greer, 35-27, in the teams’ opening season game tonight.
Nestled between the crepe myrtles and across the soft melodic waters of the fountain at Greer City Park is a swing that symbolizes love and faith between a soldier and his fiancé.
Army Spc. Brett Claycamp asked Catherine Owens to the Greer High School prom on that swing. He proposed to her last Dec. 7 at that same spot and their wedding next summer will begin a life together there that only three months ago appeared to be over before it began.
Rolland Nall - No. 75 – for Greer is celebrating his birthday today.
Rolland, 18, is a senior offensive tackle with the Greer Yellow Jackets. He is 6-foot-4, 265-pounds and anchors the Yellow Jackets offensive line. Rolland’s favorite food is pizza. His parents are Doug and Deidre Nall.
Greer Middle College Charter High School Beta Club members Savannah Ralph, Hannah Spellman, Austin Spence, Asa Reini, and Leighton Higgins attended the National Beta Club convention in Mobile, AL, at the end of July. More 1,000 students attended and roughly 22 states represented.
Students participated by invitation only in various academic competitions. Asa and Leighton both placed in the top 10 in their respective competitions,science and creative writing. Leighton was the only student to represent South Carolina in the writing competition, and Asa was one of three South Carolinians to compete in science.
The 2013-2014 Greer High School Varsity Cheerleaders listed in alphabetical order.
The 2013-2014 Greer High School Varsity Cheerleaders listed in alphabetical order:
Mario Cusano, a sophomore transfer from Connecticut, will be the starting quarterback for Greer High School Friday night when the Yellow Jackets travel to Seneca in the season opener. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
Dorian Lindsey, also a sophomore, will start at defensive back for the injured Malek Johnson and will also see action at wide receiver.
Furman sophomore quarterback Reese Hannon was elected one of three captains for the Furman football season. He is the only underclassman elected by his teammates.
Seniors Dakota Dozier and Greg Worthy join Hannon.
Greer jabbed, crunched and chased the Woodruff Wolverines back to its den Friday night with a flurry of touchdowns and a defense that smothered and covered the Wolverines at nearly every turn. The Yellow Jackets beat Woodruff, 28-7.
Rain and lightning set the Greer-Woodruff matchup back two hours – it started at 10:41 and ended at 11:50 p.m. Greer players did not get back to the school until nearly 1 a.m.
The roster for tonight's Greer versus Woodruff scrimmage is posted below.
Woodruff agreed to host the jamboree when Blue Ridge reported its playing field was underwater.
Greer will travel to Woodruff High School Friday night to play the Wolverines in an 8:30 matchup originally scheduled for the Blue Ridge Jamboree.
The entire lineup of games scheduled at the Blue Ridge Jamboree has been moved to Woodruff because of poor field conditions at Blue Ridge with more rain expected.
The Greer Touchdown Club will holds its weekly meetings at the Greer First Baptist Church gymnasium on Thursdays at noon beginning Aug. 29.
Memberships are $30 per year, lunch, catered by the Clock Restaurant, is $8 per week and $10 for guests.
Greer went for a two-point conversion after its final touchown, was flagged for a penalty on the snap and then failed to convert as the Yellow Jackets lost to Mauldin, 21-20, at the J.L. Mann Jamboree Saturday night.
Emmanuel Kelly, Quez Nesbitt and Dorian Lindsey scored touchdowns and Nick Roberson kicked two extra points for Greer’s scoring.
2013 TEAM PHOTO DAY ROSTER
Greer Head Coach Will Young finally got to see his team scrimmage Tuesday evening against J.L. Mann.
A vicious thunderstorm with heavy rain, wind and lightning cancelled all but one game at the FCA Jamboree at North Greenville University this evening.
Greer’s scrimmage versus Wade Hampton was among the games cancelled. The event will not be rescheduled.
Leadership has been something Malek Johnson and Emmanuel Kelly have deferred, to a degree, to seniors that preceded them at Greer High School.
The 2013 football season is theirs to lead and they said they accept the responsibility.