Troy Pride Jr., a junior at Greer High School, has committed to Virginia Tech to play defensive back in the 2016 class.
Pride became VPI’s third commitment for the class when he announced he will sign with the Hokies next February.
2015 Miss Greater Greer Anna Brown and Miss Greater Greer Teen Emma Kate Rhymer will be taking a polar plunge and are inviting the public to join them.
“Freezin’ for a Reason” is the fundraiser Brown and Rhymer will host Saturday from 3-4 p.m. – regardless of rain, snow or freezing temperatures. And the forecast, 41-36 degrees with 20 percent icy mix, is all but guaranteeing all three possibilities. The event is at 109 Peachtree Drive in Greer.
The 2015 Miss Greater Greer queens will be available for photographs and autographs at a fundraiser at Pizza Inn, 115 W. Wade Hampton Blvd., Thursday from 5-8 p.m.
Miss Greater Greer Anna Brown and Miss Greater Greer Teen Emma Kate Rhymer will be raising funds as they prepare to compete at the Miss South Carolina pageant this summer.
Carlton Greene has seen neighbors become high school basketball players, who have become college graduates, and mothers or members of any number of professions in society.
Jackson Tipton, a defensive back with Greer High School, signed a grant-in-aid to play football at Union College in Barbourville, Ky.
Tipton had 23 individual tackles, 18 assists, three interceptions, and one each tackle for loss, recovered fumble, blocked pass and scored one touchdown.
Tiquan Lyles, a Greer High School defensive lineman, signed Wednesday to play football at Newberry College.
Lyles was a last-minute offer from Newberry, according to Greer Head Football Coach Will Young. “It was an unusual situation,” said Young. “Tiquan was signing with Newberry while we were in another room with the other players’ (Cole Henderson, Jackson Tipton, Tyler Wright) making their announcement.”
Tyler Wright signed to play linebacker at Union College in Barbourville, Ky., Wednesday at Greer High School.
The opportunity to play full-time out-weighed the lure to play for the University of South Carolina as a long snapper.
Cole Henderson, a standout offensive lineman for Greer High School, signed to play football at Lenoir-Rhyne University on Wednesday in the school’s alumni room.
Henderson, 6-foot-3, 265-pounds, was a three-year starter for the Greer Yellow Jackets and was selected as one of the team’s four permanent captains.
Cole Henderson, Tiquan Lyles, Jackson Tipton and Tyler Wright, of Greer High School, signed football grants-in-aid Wednesday.
Henderson, a three-year offensive lineman, will play at Lenoir-Rhyne University (Hickory, N.C,), Lyles will enter Newberry College, and Tipton and Wright will play at Union College (Barbourville, Ky.).