In between dozens of mandated water breaks and burpees, something is brewing for Blue Ridge football that head Coach John Boggs has been thrilled to see from his team: Leadership and accountability.
Chase Byrd is a senior wide receiver from Greer High School and a three-star recruit. Byrd was recently invited to participate in the Shrine Bowl Combine and is widely known as one of the premier wide receivers in the region.
The Greer Citizen (GC): Have you set any personal goals for your senior season?
BYRNES DUO WINS
Mitchell Robinson and Cody Abbott from Byrnes High School recently took home the 2023 Strike King Bassmaster High School Championship on Lake Hartwell. The duo outperformed over 450 teams to win the title.
by Phil Bowers
For The Greer Citizen
In football’s infancy, of the 11 offensive players, only two players were allowed to say anything. There was the center, by virtue of being the only lineman who could remember to say “huddle, huddle, huddle.” He could speak only to bring the team together.
Greer’s Yellow Jackets got a taste of boot camp during a week of mini-camp that will launch them into pre-season football practice this Friday.
Eastside head coach Andre Woolcock wants to win football games and win them en masse. He’s adamant about it. However, he’s got other, arguably more important, goals for his players in mind, as well.
“We’re trying to build the husbands of tomorrow, the fathers of tomorrow,” Woolcock said.
Miller hired as RHS
boys’ lacrosse coach
Riverside High School recently announced the hiring of Jordan Miller as the new boys’ lacrosse coach. Miller most recently held the same title at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson.
Warriors, Tigers to play at Landrum Jamboree
The next wave of Greer baseball stars is starting to rise.
The Greer Warhawks — not the senior team, but the Junior AAA Warhawks — recently competed in Conway in the South Carolina American Legion State Tournament. The team, made up of players exclusively under the age of 17, held their own and then some.
Chauncey Bennett is a three-year starter who mostly plays the center position on Riverside High School’s offensive line. Heading into his senior season, Bennett looks to lead a group of players up front mainly consisting of underclassmen, as Riverside chases a state title.