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Greer inducts class of 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame

Published on Saturday, October 18, 2014

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Ryan Burns (1966)
 
 
 
 

Julie McCombs

Ryan Burns (1966)

 

 

 

 



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Corby Andrew Kirby (2001)
 
 

Julie McCombs

Corby Andrew Kirby (2001)

 

 



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Nick Rubio (2008)
 

Julie McCombs

Nick Rubio (2008)

 



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John Dobson (1998) 

Julie McCombs

John Dobson (1998) 



The Greer High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted the class of 2014 during a ceremony Friday night before the Yellow Jackets' game against Chapman at Dooley Field.

This year's Hall of Fame class included:

• Ryan Burns (1996): Burns was the placekicker for Greer's football team 1993-95, accounting for 137 of the team's points. He led the state in points by a kicker in 1995 and played in the North-South All-Star game. He was also a four-year starter in soccer and was named all-region in 1996. He went on to play as a placekicker at Carson Newman and Newberry.

• John Dobson (1998): Dobson was a three-sport athlete at Greer, playing baseball, golf and football. In baseball, he was the Peach Blossom Player of the Year in 1998 and a member of the North-South All-State baseball team. He was also an all-region quarterback in football. He lettered in varsity golf in the seventh, eighth and ninth grades. Dobson went on to play baseball at Wofford College.

• Demarcio Downs (1999): Downs was Greer's basketball captain in 1998-99 and led the team in scoring, minutes and steals as a senior. The all-region and all-county player went on to play at Limestone College, where he was a three-year starter and two-time captain. He is now an assistant varsity and head JV basketball coach at Greer.

• Corey Andrew Kirby (2001): Kirby was a three-year starter and two-time all-region offensive lineman with the Yellow Jackets. In 2000, he was an al-state and Shrine Bowl selection. He went on to become a four-year starter at Mars Hill College where he earned All-SAC honors.

• Nick Rubio (2008): Rubio led the Yellow Jackets basketball team in assists, steals and scoring during his junior and senior seasons. He was also a two-time all-region selection and played in the North-South All-Star game. He is a recent graduate of Clemson University.

 

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