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A Greenwood receiver leaps for the pass during the Eagles’ football practice Friday morning. (Maddy Jones | Index-Journal)
A Greenwood receiver leaps for the pass during the Eagles’ football practice Friday morning. (Maddy Jones | Index-Journal)
Saturday, August 02, 2014 12:52 AM
A steady downpour was coming down outside Greenwood High School’s field house when Eagles assistant Kevin Addis wore a hat.
But, what kind of hat?
“It’s a keep-my-head-from-getting-soaking-wet hat,” Addis replied, laughing.
  • Emerald football pushing for even better season in ’14
    Saturday, August 02, 2014 1:04 AM
    Tim McMahon is entering his sixth season as Emerald High School’s football coach.
    But after three strong seasons in a row, including last year’s 6-5 record, McMahon thought 2013 had the potential to do even greater things. 

  • GHS earnestly begins  preseason practice
    Saturday, August 02, 2014 12:52 AM
    A steady downpour was coming down outside Greenwood High School’s field house when Eagles assistant Kevin Addis wore a hat.
    But, what kind of hat?
    “It’s a keep-my-head-from-getting-soaking-wet hat,” Addis replied, laughing. 

  • C-H-A-R-G-E
    Friday, August 01, 2014 1:00 AM
    Late summer seemed like late fall.
    Nonetheless, the Greenwood Christian School 8-man football team’s season began Thursday with its first preseason practice.
    Amid 75-degree temperatures, no less. 

  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:34 AM
    Mike Culbreath has a change of plans this fall.
    After coaching the Abbeville High School girls tennis team for six years, and the girls basketball team at Wright Middle School for five, he retired from both teaching and coaching after this past school year. 

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:31 AM
    The South Carolina District 1 baseball team played its way into the Big League World Series United States championship game at 7:30 tonight in Easley, winning three of four games in pool play. 

  • Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    In my time at the Index-Journal, I’ve gotten to do some pretty fun assignments.
    Probably the most fun thing I’ve had the privilege of doing is the football column I got to write every Friday during last season. 

  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Sunny 103.5 WZSN-FM will not air Greenwood High School football games this season.
    According to the station’s general manager Dave Fezler, Greenwood High and Greenwood School District 50 wanted Sunny 103 to pay for broadcasting rights. 

  • Friday, July 25, 2014 11:59 PM
    Graham Ramos thought his baseball career was over.
    After a standout career for Lander University, Ramos was not picked by any team during the Major League Baseball draft the first week of June. 

  • Friday, July 25, 2014 12:11 AM
    A year ago, the Emerald City Elite track club sent four athletes to the AAU national qualifiers in just its first year of existence.
    While none of those runners advanced to the AAU Junior Olympics, it laid the foundation for the team to grow this year and be represented on a national level.
    And that's exactly what happened. 

  • Friday, July 25, 2014 12:07 AM
    In three short years, Mack Hite has already proven himself as a capable baseball coach.
    Serving as an assistant under Joel Vaughn at Greenwood High School for the last three seasons, Hite has helped lead the Eagles to three Region 1-AAAA championships in a row. 

  • Post 20 shuts out Spartanburg, stays alive
    Friday, July 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Brady Smith faced a tough challenge Thursday at Legion Field at John Nave Stadium. 

  • Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    When Abbeville hosts the Lakelands Fellowship of Christian Athletes seven-on-seven football competition this morning, it will be about much more than football. 

  • Greenwood’s Jeter transferring to USC
    Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    When Charleston Southern University’s outdoor men’s track program was deemed ineligible for the postseason earlier this year, Greenwood High School graduate Jarad Jeter wanted to go somewhere where he could compete to win on a national level. 

  • Open Season: Greenwood’s Martin ready for first major as a pro at Royal Liverpool
    Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Playing in a major golf tournament is nothing new for Greenwood’s Ben Martin. 

  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    MINNEAPOLIS — Helping send Derek Jeter out a winner in his last All-Star game appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night.