Reese Hannon tossed a 6-yard pass for the game’s only touchdown in a 13-3 season-opening victory over Gardner-Webb on Saturday night before leaving the game late in the third quarter with a fractured left ankle.
Hannon completed 21 of 30 passes for 221 yards before the injury with four minutes remaining in the third quarter.
Riverside ended a 19-game losing streak, Greer rallied to beat Clinton and Blue Ride went into overtime to edge Wade Hampton tonight.
Riverside 31, Eastside 7
Phil Smith earned his first win as head coach at Riverside. The Warriors were 0-11 in Smith’s first year of coaching. Ryan Cerino ran for two touchdowns, passed for a score to Robert Morrow, Dondre Thompson scored on a 4-yard run and Antoine Kahale kicked a field goal to lead the Warriors. Riverside never trailed in the rivalry that saw two skirmishes with Darius Smith ejected and ineligible to play against Greer next Friday.
Greer lost to Woodruff in a non-region girls tennis match, 4-3, Thursday.
CLINTON AT GREER
Friday: 7:30 p.m. at Dooley Field
The Yellow Jackets Sports Network, for the past 25 years, has committed its Friday nights to bringing the sounds of Greer High School football to its followers one play at a time.
Robbie Gravley, Chad Lister, and Van Brannon, in 1990, went live on the radio and a new tradition in Greer was born. They have added more local talent along the way picking up Steven "Worm" Gay, Bryan "Red" Watson, and David Holtzclaw but continued with the traditional play-by-play calls, coaches and players interviews and halftime reports.
Kylie Sandusky began her senior season with a 7-5, 6-0 win for Greer Tuesday in the first match of the season for the Yellow Jackets. Sandusky teamed with Taylor for an 8-2 win in the doubles.
Dorman won the match 5-2 at Greer.
Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C., North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall.
The intern program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have strong interest in public service, government and press. All internships are unpaid, but provide students valuable work experience and an opportunity to work with professionals in legislative, constituent services and press roles.
Greer High School cheerleaders worked last week at camp with the United Cheerleaders Association (UCA) staff cheerleaders.
Bojangles’ at 900 S. Buncombe Road will open Monday at 5 a.m. It’s the newest brand franchise for local restaurateurs Allen and Lee Johnston, of Chix and Bix LLC.
A grand opening will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Mayor Rick Danner, other dignitaries and “Big Bo”, Bojangles’ mascot attending the ribbon cutting.
Greenville County Schools students and parents now have several options to report instances of bullying, harassment and intimidation.
They may confidentially call the Greenville County Schools Bullying Hotline at 864-45-BULLY (864-452-8559) or email Greenville County Schools at [email protected]. They may also report anonymously by clicking here.