Riverside to induct first Hall of Fame class

Riverside to induct first Hall of Fame class


Riverside to induct first Hall of Fame class


Riverside High will induct the first athletic Hall of Fame class in its 40-year history Aug. 30 during halftime of the Warriors’ season-opening football game against Eastside at The Reservation.

The inaugural class includes 13 male athletes: Chip Hughes (swimming), Jon Kirskey (football/track), Brandon Bennett (football/track/basketball), Treymane Stephens (football/track/basketball), Stephen Bright (football/basketball/baseball), Phillip Hargrove (cross country/track), Charlie Rasheed (tennis), Bill Haas (golf), Shaun Golden (basketball/football), Milt Blakley (basketball), Brad Chalk (baseball), Michael Pao (soccer) and Brian Ettari (wrestling).

The 10 female athletes to be inducted are: Haley Lips (swimming), Jamie Perry Temple (volleyball), Vickie Echeverria Schandevel (cross country/track/basketball), Courtney Zalinski (tennis), Haley Stephens (golf), Jennifer Cox Motroni (basketball/volleyball), Megan Matthews Buning (softball), Mary Esther Gourdin (track), Gretchen Anderson Lentz (soccer/basketball/cross country) and Ashely Morgan (cheerleading).

The class also includes coaches Susan Eggleston (softball/girls golf), Willie Wooden (cross country/track), William Hosea (boys soccer) and Louie Golden (basketball/AD).

All of the inductees will be honored at a dinner before the game at 5:30 p.m. in the Riverside cafeteria. Tickets for the dinner, which is open to all, are $8. Tickets to the game are $6.

For more information, contact Sam Oates at 355-7822 or soates@greenville.k12.sc.us.

* Fountain Inn Christian opened its season Friday by defeating visiting Oak Level Baptist (N.C.) Academy 52-18 in an eight-man football game.

For the Falcons, Nick Stewart rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns, and Johnathan Strubel ran for 42 yards and two scores.

* Student Sports held a series of receiver camps across the country and then ranked the top 25. No. 5 on the list is Southside Christian senior Colby Boggs, who caught 81 passes for 1,055 yards as a junior. for the Sabres.

* Southside Christian sophomore Caitlyn Raber took fifth in the 2,000-meter steeplechase in the 15-16 girls division at the AAU Junior Olympics earlier this month at Eastern Michigan University.

* The first Legacy Lions Golf Classic is scheduled for Sept. 30 at Green Valley Country Club in Greenville. The tournament is a fund-raiser for Legacy Charter School’s athletic programs. A gala is scheduled for Sept. 22 at the Wyche Pavilion. Tickets are $40 per person.

To become a sponsor or register for the tournament, or to donate an item or purchase a ticket for the gala, go to http://www.legacycharterschool.com or call 864-248-0646 ext. 3311.


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