An apparent head-on collision between a Greenville County school bus and a pick-up truck sent four Greer students and the driver of the truck to Pelham Medical Center this morning, according to police and Greenville County Schools officials.
Greer police reported no children were seriously injured and Beth Brotherton, spokesman for Greenville County Schools, said the injuries to the students were non life-threatening. "They were so minor one had a cut lip and the others had bumps and bruises," Brotherton said.
The Greer High School Virtual Enterprise Class finished in a top group of 28 in the Business Plan Competition at the 2017 Virtual Enterprise Youth Business Summit in New York City.
Greer was among 400 schools from 16 states to compete at the competition.
Alex Love Named to 2016-17 ASUN Winter Winners for Life Team
USC Upstate senior cross-country/track and field athlete Alex Love was recognized by the ASUN Conference on Wednesday as part of its 2016-17 Winter Winners for Life Team.
By Jonathan Duty
Colby Peeler was named the new head football coach at Colleton County High School Friday as he signed his contract at the school in Walterboro.
Taylor McIntyre, a Greer High School student, won in the Mixed Media category of the Converse College “Young Women in Art” competition with her work “We Can Do It”.
McIntyre’s entry was inspired by propaganda posters of World War II.
Four area students have been awarded the Crusader Fellows Scholarship by North Greenville University.
Olivia Bennett, Haley Thackston, Hannah Hall and Kelly Wynn Cross have been awarded scholarships on the basis of their academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement. With satisfactory academic progress, the scholarships will guarantee the full cost of tuition, room and board for four years of attendance at NGU.
Kira Reed and Ryan McCullough, art students at Greer High School, are winners in the South Carolina PTA Reflections contest.
Reed's drawing, "I'm an Open Book" won the Excellence Award. Ryan McCullough's painting, "Mapping Out My Possibilities" won the Merit Award.
Thomas Williams of Blue Ridge High School and Victor Rutledge of Riverside High School attended a formal dinner at The United States Military Academy at West Point.
They are in their plebe year at West Point in the same company.
Kayla “Birdie” Barbare of the University of South Carolina Upstate will be honored as Major of the Year by SHAPE America.
The award celebrates outstanding undergraduate students in the health, physical education, recreation and dance professions who are nominated by a faculty advisor or professor. Barbare will be receive her award on Thursday during the SHAPE (Society of Health and Physical Educators) awards ceremony in Boston.
The 11th Annual Spartanburg versus Greenville Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Basketball Challenge for high school senior boys and girls players will be held at Dorman High School on Saturday, March 11.
The girls game begins at 6 p.m., and the boys game will be at 8.
By Jonathan Duty
Benjamin “Ben” Waters, IV, vice president of Cunningham-Waters Construction Company, died Wednesday. He was 41.
Waters graduated Greer High School.
Riverside’s boys run came to an end Tuesday night in the third round of the state high school Class AAAAA basketball playoffs.
Dorman ended Riverside’s season and the Warriors’ unexpected success in the state playoffs.
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.
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.
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.
Noah Hannon signed with Appalachian State Wednesday.