Blue Ridge High School baseball season is off and running. One preseason game down and one more to go before the regular season begins. See Digital Sports Editor Alex Love’s report.
Greer High School senior captain Marshea Murray has been selected to the North-South All-Star basketball team.
Murray scored 12 points in the girls state Class AAAA playoff game victory over Aiken, 55-39, Tuesday night.
The 48th annual Bassmaster Classic, the world championship of professional bass fishing will be held March 16-18, 2018, in Greenville and on Lake Hartwell at Anderson. The Bon Secours Wellness Arena will be the site of daily weigh-in ceremonies.
The fan-favorite Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo will be held in the 250,000-square-foot TD Convention Center March 16-18.
By Rita Allison
Clemson University's 2016 football national championship is another step closer to getting its own South Carolina license plate.
Eastside won its second straight state wrestling championship Saturday at Dreher High School.
Just the facts
Ashleigh Anderson, Greer High School softball coach, has been selected assistant softball coach for the North Team for the 2017 North/South All Star Game.
The Blue Ridge boys basketball team celebrated Senior Night last week. Digital Sports Editor Alex Love talked to the seniors about their career and offered advice to the underclassmen.
Greer High School boys basketball coach Greg Miller talks his team’s seniors and the upcoming playoffs.
Digital Sports Editor Alex Love features the seniors’ final home game and his conversation with Miller.
Greer earned the No. 3 seed in the Upstate Class AAAA state basketball playoffs beginning Wednesday at 7 p.m.
The Yellow Jackets beat Blue Ridge, 70-57, in its final regular season game Thursday night.
Greer dominated Union County in a boys basketball game Tuesday night winning by its widest margin of the season and hold all scorers under double figure scoring.
Greer beat Union County, 61-25, moving the Yellow Jackets one game above .500 in the Region II standings, 4-3. Greer is 10-13 overall and has one remaining game, at Blue Ridge Thursday night to complete regular season region play.
Byrnes beat Greer, 65-61, in a non-region boys basketball Friday night.
Philip Simpson of Byrnes scored a game-high 25 points including five three-point goals. Teammate Devonte Wright added 20 points.
Riverside had four soccer players to sign with colleges Wednesday.
Shane Berson signed with the University of Central Florida, Kendall Claxton with Winthrop University, Emma Harms with Newberry College and Isabelle Russell with Presbyterian College during a ceremony held in gymnasium with family, coaches, friends and classmates.
Noah Hannon signed with Appalachian State Wednesday.
Brandon Southern, a catcher with Blue Ridge High School, has signed to play baseball for Toccoa College in Toccoa, Ga.
Wednesday was the official signing day for athletes. Southern participated in a signing ceremony with teammate Elijah Henderson in the gymnasium with teammates, cheerleaders, senior classmates and his family.
Southern and teammate Elijah Henderson signed Wednesday.
Southern still has his senior season to play.
“I picked Toccoa to get a great education and have the opportunity to play there as a freshman,” Southern said.
Greer’s boys split a pair or Class AAAA Region II basketball games.
The Yellow Jackets lost at home Friday to Travelers Rest 58-57. Greer beat Blue Ridge last Tuesday, 63-52.
Reggie Shaw is the new head football coach at James F. Byrnes High School.
Spartanburg District Five Schools Board of Trustees unanimously approved the hiring Monday.
Cate Ambrose of Riverside High School has been named the 2016-17 Gatorade South Carolina Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. Ambrose is the first runner from Riverside honored with the award.
The award recognizes only outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the race course, distinguish Ambrose as South Carolina’s best high school girls cross country runner.