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Houston sets passing record in Greer's dismantling of Greenville
NOV 18, 2017

Houston sets passing record in Greer's dismantling of Greenville

Greer gave Greenville an old-fashioned whupping Friday night in front of a near-capacity crowd at Dooley Field.

Trey Houston, with five scoring strikes, broke a single season touchdown pass reception record, Dre Williams galloped to a 99-yard touchdown and the Greer defense took no prisoners as the Yellow Jackets pounded Greenville, 47-15.

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USC Upstate expected to join Big South Conference in 2018
NOV 15, 2017

USC Upstate expected to join Big South Conference in 2018

The University of South Carolina Upstate was extended an invitation to join the Big South Conference on Tuesday and its membership is pending the approval of the USC Board of Trustees, which meets on December 19.

“I could not be more pleased and excited that the University of South Carolina Upstate has been extended an invitation to join the Big South Conference,” said Chancellor Brendan B. Kelly. “This is a tremendous opportunity for the Upstate Spartans. Our athletic teams will be more competitively matched with colleges in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.”

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Eastside heads into Upper State semifinals, routs Westwood
NOV 11, 2017

Jordan Morgan led Eastside past Westwood and into the Upper State semifinals.
 
 

Eastside continued its run through the Class AAAA playoffs with a 48-15 win over Westwood Friday night.

The Eagles (11-1) play at South Pointe (12-0) next Friday in the Upper State semifinals game. South Pointe eliminated Belton-Honea Path, 45-3.

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Greer wins 10th straight, plays rival Greenville next
NOV 10, 2017

Quay White scored two of his four touchdowns on a 50-yard punt return and 72-yard kickoff return.
 

Greer marched into the third round of the Class AAAA football playoffs Friday night by knocking off South Aiken, 42-21, at Dooley Field.

Greer will play Greenville, a 42-27 winner over York, next Friday in the semifinal game of the Upper State bracket. The game will be played at Dooley Field and a packed stadium is all but guaranteed when the two rivals play. Greer beat Greenville, 27-19, in the regular season. Greer has a 10-game winning streak and is 11-1 overall.

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Greer, Eastside play at home in second round of playoffs
NOV 10, 2017

Greer and Eastside hosts second round state football playoff games Friday night at 7:30.

South Aiken comes to Greer to play the Yellow Jackets at Dooley Field. Greer is 10-1 and beat Daniel 42-7 last week. South Aiken, 9-2, defeated Ridge View 47-28.

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12 finalists set for S.C. Football Hall of Fame honor
NOV 8, 2017

Deshaun Watson, former quarterback of the National Champion Clemson Tigers, holding trophy, was honored in April as the 2017 Blanchard-Rogers Award winner.
 
 

A dozen finalists have been announced for the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame (SCFHOF) Blanchard-Rogers Award, which is resented to the most outstanding collegiate player of the year that has South Carolina ties.

The Blanchard-Rogers Trophy is awarded at the organization’s annual enshrinement banquet on April 19, 2018 in Greenville.

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Eastside, Greer dominate All-Region II team
NOV 6, 2017

Greer Head Football Coach is the Region II-AAAA Coach of the Year.
 

The All-Region II-AAAA football team was announced Monday with Eastside and Greer dominating the 44-player team.

Jordan Morgan, quarterback for Eastside High School, is the Player of the Year and Will Young of Greer is the Coach of the Year.

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LeMans Karting brings speed, thrills to Greer
NOV 5, 2017

Adam Woodard checks a LeMans Karting vehicle.
 
 



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Troy Pride profiled in 'Striving for Greatness' feature
NOV 3, 2017

Former Greer High School standout Troy Pride Jr. is working his way into earning playing time with Notre Dame.
 

Former Greer High School standout Troy Pride Jr. is featured this week in a profile on Irish Sports Daily.

Pride is a sophomore cornerback who broke into the starting rotation two weeks ago in a 49-14 win over Southern California two weeks ago.

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Craig inducted into Greer Ring of Honor
NOV 3, 2017

Arthur Craig, Greer High School class of 1964, was inducted into the Ring of Honor at halftime of the Greer-Daniel playoff football game Friday night.
 
 

Arthur Craig, Greer High School class of 1964, was inducted into the Ring of Honor at halftime of the Greer-Daniel playoff football game Friday night.

Craig is the fifth member of the class of 1964 joining Clay Bradburn, Robert Lynn, Bobby Harley and Don Brown. Craig was presented the honor by Brown.

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Greer, Eastside, Blue Ridge, Byrnes begin playoffs tonight
NOV 3, 2017

The high school football playoffs begin tonight with all games at 7:30.

Greer appears to be one of the most balanced teams head coach Will Young has fielded in the playoffs. The Yellow Jackets will enjoy home field advantage through the playoffs.

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McAbee wins national powerlifting championship
OCT 23, 2017

 Carson McAbee, from Greer, won the USA Powerlifting Championship.
 
 
 

Carson McAbee is a gold medal winner in a sport that only the strongest can claim the title – Champion.

McAbee, 17, won the teen division of the USAPL Raw Powerlifting Championship in Orlando, Fla. All the more remarkable was it culminated McAbee’s first season of competing in the USA Powerlifting Championships.

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Greer clinches Region championship, waltzes past Union County
OCT 21, 2017

Greer clinched the Region II-4A championship Friday night by walloping Union County in the annual Yellow Jackets Bowl, 63-20, at Dooley Field Friday night.

Greer is 8-1, losing only to Class 5A Byrnes, and is 3-0 in the region. It was the Yellow Jackets’ seventh straight win. Union County is 1-8 and 1-2.

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Houston grades near perfect in Greer's win over Greenville
OCT 13, 2017

Trey Houston received an A+ Friday night as he led Greer to a 27-19 victory over rival and unbeaten Greenville at Dooley Field.

Houston accounted for 278 yards, scoring four touchdowns – two running and two passing.

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Greer, Byrnes represented on Shrine Bowl roster
OCT 9, 2017

Quavian White of Greer HS was selected as a defensive back to the Shrine Bowl.'

Two Greer players and one from Byrnes have been selected to play for the South Carolina Shrine Bowl team.

Quavian White was selected as a defensive back and Bradley Thompson as an offensive lineman. Khalid Jones of Byrnes was selected as a linebacker.

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Riverside loses 6th straight, 42-0
OCT 6, 2017

Riverside lost its sixth straight game Friday when Hillcrest beat the Warriors, 42-0, at the Reservation.

Riverside is 1-6 overall and 0-2 in the Region. Hillcrest is 5-2 overall and 2-0 in the region.

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Greer rolls past Eastside, sets up matchup with unbeaten rival Greenville
OCT 6, 2017

Greer continued its roll through the Class AAAA Region II schedule Friday night handing Eastside its first loss, 42-7.

Dre Williams had a career day rushing with 277 yards rushing and scored three touchdowns on runs of 86, 48, and 2 yards. He averaged 19.8 yards per carry (14).

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Payne, Upstate basketball coach, abruptly resigns for quality of life
OCT 3, 2017

'I told her (wife, Ann) that I just didn’t think I could do this.'USC Upstate Basketball Coach Eddie Payne
 

The University of South Carolina Upstate head men’s basketball coach, Eddie Payne, announced he would step down as head coach effective Tuesday.

It is a decision that did not come easily for Payne, who’s led the Spartans for 15 seasons.

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Fleming has career receiving day for Limestone
OCT 1, 2017

D'Anta Fleming had a career day for Limestone College Saturday.
 

D’Anta Fleming, senior wide receiver, posted career highs with 218 yards and four touchdowns in Limestone College’s 56-49 double overtime win over Mars Hill Saturday.

Fleming (Greer High School) hauled in eight catches for 218 yards, including an 84-yard touchdown catch. Fleming became the first Limestone player to break 200 yards receiving in a game and his 84-yard TD catch was second longest in program history.

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Riverside falls to Mauldin, Brown accounts for 3 TDs
SEP 30, 2017

Mauldin and Riverside had a slugfest in the first half and the Mavericks held on for a 44-26 victory at Mauldin Friday night.

Andrew Brown led Riverside with two touchdown passes, one each to Max Louis and Ryan Perron. Brown also scrambled for a fourth quarter touchdown and Louis added an 80-yard kickoff return.

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