Pain, Sorrow overshadowed with celebration of life
JAN 15, 2016

Nathan Moore's death reminded us how fragile life is.

Time ticked away on the scoreboard Thursday night.

Moments after the zeroes flashed on the clock, Greer Head Coach Greg Miller bee-lined toward his young daughter, sweeping her up in his arms and holding her because in this game scores didn’t matter.

Daughters mattered. Sons mattered. Brothers mattered. Friends and rivals mattered in a standing-room only gym at Blue Ridge High School. There were no “we” and “them.” Not this time. This time, there was only “us.”


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Brother's basket triggered emotional memorial
JAN 15, 2016

Tracy Moore wears the No. 11 jersey worn by her son, Nathan, who died Tuesday, during a tribute before Greer's basketball game at Blue Ridge High School.

It came from downtown.

Kyle Moore let a 3-pointer fly from just beyond the key. As it whispered through the net, a packed gymnasium at Blue Ridge High School erupted – the home stands as well as the visitors side.

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Tribute for Moore precedes game at Blue Ridge, brother will start
JAN 14, 2016

A tribute will be held tonight before the Greer basketball game at Blue Ridge. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

A tribute to honor Nathan Taylor Moore will be held before the Greer High School boys basketball game at Blue Ridge High School tonight at 7:30.

Moore, 18, a senior, was found dead in his bed at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Kyle Moore, the younger brother of Nathan, will be in the starting lineup. The game clock will pause when Greer scores its 11th point in honor of Nathan Moore, who wore No. 11.

Greer players and spectators will also wear black as a tribute to Nathan Moore.


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Greer High basketball player found dead in his bed
JAN 13, 2016

Nathan Moore, a senior at Greer High School, was found dead at his home Tuesday evening.

High School boys senior basketball player Nathan Tyler Moore was found dead in his bed Tuesday.

“He was very caring, always smiling, made friends easily and was a friend to different people,” Athletic Director Travis Perry said. “He loved everybody and everybody loved him. He was a very popular student-athlete.”

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said his office pronounced Moore dead at 6 p.m. Tuesday at his home in Greer. The death is being investigated by the Spartanburg County Coroner and Sheriff offices.

Moore reportedly was sick and preliminary examination showed no sign of foul play. Cause of death is still pending.

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