Round three of the NCAA Division II football playoffs will offer redemption for North Greenville, as the Crusaders get set to square off with North Alabama for a second time this season.
The first matchup on Oct. 22 did not end well for NGU, resulting in 52-21 loss that was never really that close.
The South Carolina Football Coaches Association (SCFCA) chose 25 players and 10 coaches for its annual Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Team.
With an experienced roster and some talented newcomers, the Greer boys basketball team is ready to make a push for the region title.
Sugar Creek Fun Runs will host its ninth annual Jingle Bell Jog on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Sugar Creek III Clubhouse. This event is a family 5k that winds through the neighborhood of Sugar Creek in Greer.
There will be an Elf Run (3/4 mile) at 2:15 p.m. followed by the 5K at 3 p.m.
By Mark Vasto
For the Greer Citizen
A 28-point first quarter propelled North Greenville to a 45-26 win over Tuskegee University in the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs last Saturday.
The Crusaders marched out of the gates quickly, driving 73-yards on just three plays to open the game.
By Leland Burch
For The Greer Citizen
After battling to a 21-all deadlock, Greer failed to answer the bell for the second half and was swamped by North Augusta, 52-34, in the AAAA football playoff opener at Dooley Field on Friday night.
Blue Ridge could not get anything going during its round one playoff game against South Aiken, falling 63-6 on the road.
The Tigers, who end the season with a record of 2-9, were held scoreless until the game’s final play, making plenty of mistakes along the way, according to head coach Shane Clark.
The Eagles were just a few minutes away from advancing in the Class AAAA state playoffs when everything began to unravel.
The Eastside football team had worked its way to a double-digit lead on the road against Airport, when quarterback T.J. Gist, who had already recorded five scores, started seeing significant pressure.