Andy Bryson, a Greer basketball player and a former teammate of Nathan Moore, who passed away suddenly in 2016, received a scholarship for $2,500. Greer’s Tori Henderson was also a recepient.
The Europeans dominated the Volvo Car Open in Charleston over the weekend, with no Americans advancing past the quarterfinals. Sunday’s championship featured two 19-year-olds, with Daria Kasatkina besting Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-1 for her first professional tournament title. Pictured above is Laura Siegemund, and right is Ostapenko.
The Blue Ridge baseball team entered last week as the only undefeated team in the region, but the Tigers didn’t finish it that way.
Snapping a 15-game conference win-streak, Blue Ridge fell to Eastside, 7-1, last Tuesday. The Tigers, however, managed to split the series, maintaining the lead in the region standings.
The Rebel baseball team has fallen to last place in the region heading into the final two weeks of the season.
Byrnes dropped two games to Gaffney (10-3, 5-2) and one to Mauldin (2-0), creating a do-or-die playoff scenario on the home stretch.
Five Crusaders recorded multiple hits during the North Greenville baseball team’s series win at King University last week.
Ryan Brown, Connor Grant, Bennette Hill, Josh Black and Brandon Odachowski were hot from the plate, helping the Crusaders improve to 14-7 in Conference Carolinas play.
The North Greenville track and field continued its march to the Conference Carolinas Championships with a solid showing at the Susan Rouse Invitational, hosted by Southern Wesleyan University.
By Mark Vasto
For The Greer Citizen
By Reid Spencer
What a difference a pit stop made.
By Reid Spencer
Jimmie Johnson proved on Sunday that you can’t keep a good driver, a good car and a good team down for long—even if you change the playing field at one of his favorite race tracks.
Brandon Bora, pictured in black, represented the Boxing gym at The Depot over the weekend, winning the first sanctioned heavyweight amateur boxing match. He defeated Kenny Grace in Charleston, winning by unanimous decision.