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2014 SPRING ROSTER
Eastside placed six boys and girls on each Peach Blossom All-Region II AAA soccer team that was announced Thursday.
The Eastside boys won the state championship and completed the season unbeaten, 21-0. Eastside beat Brookland-Cayce 3-2.
Matthew Moore, shooting guard for Greer High School, has signed to play basketball for North Greenville University.
Moore, who will study business, said he visited NGU and liked the atmosphere at the school and the basketball players and coaches. “I saw them play a couple of times during the season and when I hung out with the players I felt like I belonged there,” Moore said. It also gives Moore to play close to his home.
Leadership Greer Class XXXIV and Junior Leadership Class XXV held their graduation ceremony last Tuesday at the BMW Zentrum.
Leadership Greer’s class project, Leaders in Action, a partnership with Christmas in Action, coordinated a project day, and worked on five homes in the Greer area. A donation of $1,000 each was also made to Greer Relief & Resources, Greer Community Ministries, Piedmont Women’s Center, Middle Tyger Community Center, and the Greer Soup Kitchen.
Jake Purvis of Greer High School signed a letter-of-intent Monday to play baseball for Erskine College.
A two-sport standout with Greer High School, Purvis was starting catcher for two years and played H back/linebacker for the Class 3A football Yellow Jackets.
Greer State Bank will recognize 237 Greer High School students for completing EverFi, the new online Personal Finance program.
The certification ceremony, Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the high school, will highlight both the success of students and the private-public initiative within the community. Guest speakers will discuss the importance of financial education to high school students, information on how this education initiative is transforming learning in the classroom, and the value of public-private partnerships in making it all happen.
Jim Benson shared the 50th celebration of his automobile business by opening his Old Car Museum Saturday to Greer High School graduates and acquaintances Saturday.
The antique and classic cars were starting points for the classmates reminicing about their growing up and attending high school in Greer.
Jeremy Murphy of Greer, a teacher at Greer High School, will attend the Supreme Court Summer Institute in Washington.
After an application process, 60 teachers were selected to participate. The Institute is open to teachers in the fields of law-related and civic education.
Greer Relay for Life takes center stage today at Dooley Field beginning at 6 p.m.
There are 39 teams and 343 participants helping to raise more than $120,000 for the fight against cancer. The running total was $56,289 early Friday.
Greer football players got some last-minute fundraising in less than a week before spring practice begins. Head Coach Will Young set the practice schedule and said there have been coaching changes.
Football players and cheerleaders were at Zaxby’s on Wade Hampton Blvd. Tuesday selling tickets, $1 each, to win a jersey and a football. The winners will be announced at the Greer spring game.
The Greer High School Band yard sale will be held Saturday, May 17, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the school’s commons area. All proceeds benefit the band programs.
Donations will be collected Monday-Friday from 6-8 p.m. at school's back parking lot. Pickup for large items can be made Monday through Wednesday by calling Jeff Young at 864-360-7013.
A “Meet the Jackets" football fundraiser is scheduled at Zaxby’s in Greer, 902 W. Wade Hampton Blvd. on Tuesday, May 13 from 5-8 p.m.
Players and coaches will be available for photos and autographs. Head Coach Will Young said all players have been invited.
The Greer High Oldies are coming to town to spill the beans on classmates and events through the years and celebrate one common thread – their passion for all things Greer High School, past and present.
The reunion, well into the hundreds, makes an economic impact in downtown Greer, eating and shopping in the central business district.
Greer High School’s softball season came to an end Monday and with that the career of senior pitcher Samantha Bagley.
River Bluff mounted a 3-run rally in the seventh inning that held up for a 7-5 win at Greer in the District I Class AAA playoffs. Greer lost to West-Oak last Friday that set up its exit Monday in the double elimination playoff.
West-Oak’s Hannah Price blasted two home runs, both in a 13-run sixth inning, to smother Greer in a first-round District 1 softball playoff game Friday, 20-7 at Greer. It was the most runs the Lady Yellow Jackets gave up this season.
The Greer High School softball team has had quite a time this year adjusting its goals. Since midseason every win that put the Lady Yellow Jackets further over .500 meant raising the bar another notch.
“Our motto this year has been ‘one goal,’” said coach Ashleigh Anderson. “Number one, we wanted to be a .500 team which we were. Then we wanted to win the region championship.” Greer did that by beating rival Blue Ridge 3-2 in the final regular season game to finish 12-2.
The Greer High School cheerleaders class of 2013-2014 were presented awards at the team’s banquet and the 2014-2015 varsity and jayvee teams were announced.
Awards went to: