CLINTON – The magic wore off in week two for Clinton. Greer brought the magic in evidence at Wilder Stadium, and the Red Devils’ game went up in a puff of smoke Friday night.
The final score was 40-8.
“I thought they played well,” Greer head coach Will Young said of his Yellow Jackets. “They played hard. To open the year up like this is a good thing.”
Greer appears abundantly deserving of its ranking of 16th in a poll of the state’s schools, but Clinton (1-1) was wildly mistake-prone.
The Greer Yellow Jackets hit the field for their season opener on Friday night at rival Clinton.
The Yellow Jackets and Red Devils played twice last season with Greer winning both, including a 23-14 victory in the first round of the playoffs.
Greer Head Coach Will Young said his players are excited to finally play a regular season game after a successful jamboree schedule. "Everybody is ready to get started. The kids are all ready to hit somebody.
With local schools opening their doors to students for a new school year, the Greer Police Department and the National Safety Council are partnering to remind parents and commuters that it’s important to slow down and pay extra attention.
“The school year can change drastically change a commute for a driver who passes through multiple school zones each day,” GPD Sgt. Randle Ballenger, said. “It’s easy to fall into the habit of maintaining regular speeds in those zones after the summer break.
Greer High School held its photo day Friday at Dooley Field.
Photo day traditionally ends Camp Swarm for the players who sleep in the gymnasium and hold team-building sessions between practices for half the week. Coaches sleep in their offices or training room.
The South Carolina High School League’s proposed five-classification format was distributed to its members Monday.
Riverside would move into Region 2 AAAAA with Greenwood, Hillcrest, Laurens, Mauldin and Wade Hampton. That means Region 3 will become a 5-team grouping of Boiling Springs, Byrnes, Dorman, Gaffney and Spartanburg.