Former Greenville-Weston Honeybees head coach Curtis Stovall retired from the Greenville Public School District after twenty plus years in education and several successful seasons highlighted by a loss in the 2008 State 6A Championship game.
There’s a different vibe, a higher expectation and buzz around Greenville High School Hornet football this season. Part of the new swag is the hiring of Hornets native son Quintarus McCray as head coach. The other is the renewed energy and effort of the Hornets Booster Club.
The Washington School Lady Generals soccer team kept control of the game for the most part in their 1-1 tie with The Manchester Academy Lady Mavericks on Saturday. And that’s the part that troubled Lady Generals head coach Jeffrey Giachelli most.
Quietly and unassumingly, a local guy had his name called as part of the umpiring crew for regular season Southeastern Conference Women’s Softball game approximately a decade ago.
A few weeks ago, a hospital administrator in Cincinnati, Ohio felt the urge to stop by a local playground just to shoot around. Perhaps, the only time that the young people had ever seen this woman was in a pants suit or maybe in a business blazer and skirt.
Quietly and effectively, some local young baseball talent have been laying a foundation for years to come in Greenville.
Recently, head coach Corey Holmes Team Impact 8 and 9-year-old players demonstrated that they are among the elite in the state in their age group.
Back in the early 2000s, Michael Young was one of Greenville’s best and brightest prep basketball stars.
Local sports culture mirrors its larger national counterpart.
Celebration of football, basketball, baseball and hockey are the norm while track and field fights for public attention and support.
Yet, in track and field, some of the most amazing unheralded accomplishments are taking place right under our noses in the Delta.