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.
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* 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.