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It's on you, Jed York

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By Mark Vasto
For The Greer Citizen

In October 2010, after a close loss to Philadelphia, ESPN’s Adam Schefter received not so much a text as a bold proclamation. The message was from Jed York, the 30-year-old CEO of the 0-5 San Francisco 49ers, and it simply stated “We’re going to win the division.”

Eastside falls to Wade Hampton

After a frustrating loss to Wade Hampton, the Eastside boys basketball team bounced back to notch its first region win over Union County last week, 70-37.

Head coach Tom Chamness said his team has got to limit mistakes if it wants to have success during the region schedule.

Up, up and away

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Spartanburg Day Junior Zion Williamson was named MVP of the 2016 Farm Bureau Classic at Dorman last week.  In the Griffins’ three games at the  tournament, Williamson scored 109 points.

Eastside will get back in action this week at Union County

Eastside boys move to 9-3 on the year

The Eastside boys basketball team is 9-3 heading into its first week of region play, having knocked off BHP and Palmetto over the holiday break.

The Eagles were slightly hobbled during the Bobcat Christmas Classic in Seneca, but head coach Tom Chamness said the tournament provided some good experience for his players. 

Greer suffered a loss to Westwood before bouncing back to top JL Mann and Palmetto during a Christmas tournament at Greenville High.

Greer tops JL Mann, Palmetto

The Greer boys basketball team dropped a game to Westwood, 61-49, but bounced back to defeat J.L. Mann and Palmetto at the C. Dan Joyner Poinsettia Classic in Greenville over the break.

The Jackets had trouble with turnovers against Westwood, which turned out to be the difference in the opening round of the tournament.

The Yellow Jackets move into region action this Friday as they get set to take on Travelers Rest.

GHS tops Duluth, Western Branch

Heading into its first week of region action, the Greer girls basketball team is sitting at 11-2 after wins over Duluth and Western Branch.

The Lady Yellow Jackets took part in the Carolina Invitational over Christmas break, giving up its only loss to the John Carroll Patriots out of Maryland.

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