Two Blue Ridge baseball players signed national letters of intent with their respective colleges last week.
North Greenville University women’s basketball coach Jayne Arledge will retire at the end of the 2017 season, ending a 36-year head-coaching career with the Crusaders.
Arledge will continue her role as senior women’s administrator for North Greenville Athletics, as well as an instructor in the university’s physical education program.
Cassidy Norris will play her college softball at North Greenville University, signing a national letter of intent with the Crusaders last week.
Norris is entering her fifth season with the Tigers, where she contributed to district and region playoff wins during her eighth grade year.
Blue Ridge’s Austin Terault will join the cross country team at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) next season.
Terault, along with three other Blue Ridge students, signed a national letter of intent with his school last week.
Riverside soccer standout Kendall Claxton will continue her athletic career at Winthrop University next spring, signing a national letter of intent last week.
Claxton said Winthrop was an easy choice after visiting the school.
Riverside’s Isabelle Russell will play her college soccer at Presbyterian College.
Russell signed a national letter of intent with the Blue Hose last week.
Riverside’s Emma Harms signed a national letter of intent with Newberry College last week to play soccer.
Harms, a striker, hopes to immediately contribute to Newberry’s offense.
The North Greenville football team added 10 players to its roster last week.
Quarterback Kirk Rygol signed with the Crusaders after completing a solid senior season at Nation Ford High School.
The North Greenville men’s volleyball took an out of conference loss on Saturday as the Coker Cobras earned a 3-0 (20-25, 22-25, 19-25) win over the Crusaders.
By Mark Vasto
For The Greer Citizen
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