By Cathy Elliott
After leading Coastal Carolina to its first-ever trip to the 2016 College World Series, Chanticleer head coach Gary Gilmore has been named to National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Coach of the Year.
by Mark Owens
For The Greer Citizen
North Greenville University placed 237 student athletes on the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll in 2016, the second most in the conference.
By Mark Vasto
for adult softball
Two GBC (Greer Baseball Classic) baseball teams will compete for a district title this week, as Country Club Park gets set to host part of the 11-12 year old Little League tournament.
GBC National and GBC American will take on the field, comprised of: Six Mile, Honea Path, Seneca, Pickens, Westminster, Belton, Walhalla and Mauldin.
The Warriors opened 7-on-7 play against Southside at home last Tuesday, marking the official start to the summer practice schedule.
“We did some good things, but we also made some bad decisions,” head coach Phil Smith said of his team’s first outing. “You’re going to have that. That’s what these 7-on-7s are for.”
The Eastside football team is coming off one of its best seasons in recent memory, but the Eagles are going to need to fill some vacancies this summer.
The Eagles, who went 5-5 in 2015, graduated a number of key seniors, including Qualen Anderson, Tyius Lewis and Shamarius Rucker.
Greer Relief will host its annual golf tournament fundraiser at the Greer Country Club on June 20, as the nonprofit celebrates 80 years of service.
Like all non-profits, “we rely on the generosity of the folks that support us here in Greer,” said Bill Roughton, the agency’s business director.