Wilkes said the statistics don't tell the complete story of how well Griffin played, especially considering the circumstances. Before that, the Greer suffered the loss of longtime head coach, assistant coach and athletic director Travis Perry in the summer to bile duct cancer. Or, you can simply click the link below. This season is a testament to the players, especially the senior class. After practicing at mostly wide receiver and defensive back this season, Darius Griffin was given the keys to the Greer offense as its signal caller. After playing on the defensive line on the Penn State University football team, Grier was drafted as the 31st overall pick in the third round of the 1955 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. He was going to be the acting head … Greer's state rank has not changed. Wilkes wasn't the only one thrust into an unusual situation Saturday night. It’s tough when it goes out like this when you don’t expect it. THIS SITE IS DEDICATED TO GREER HIGH SCHOOL YELLOW JACKET ATHLETIC SPORTS AND IS HOSTED BY THE BROADCAST CREW OF THE YELLOW JACKET SPORTS NETWORK!! Box Score Watch Game Clips (1), Professional photographer Teresa Poplin has uploaded a new gallery 'Greer vs Hillcrest (The Greer Gridiron Classic)' containing 158 images. Welcome to the Greer High Football Site. "We had a chance to recuperate but unfortunately we lost our head coach and starting quarterback, and while that stings, we didn’t do a good job," he said. This website is intended for information and entertainment purposes only and is in no way affiliated with Greer High School or the Greer High Yellow Jackets Sports Teams. ENJOY AND PLEASE VISIT OFTEN. "Catawba Ridge is good team, we just have to do a better job next year when we get into positions to make plays.". Contribute Roster Schedule Articles Photos Videos. Dearmond is part of a senior class that has seen a lot during their football careers, from winning the Class AAAA Upper State championship in 2018 to suffering a losing season last year, which also included a upset first round win the playoffs against South Pointe followed by a loss to eventual state champion Wren. He played high school football at Abraham Clark High School in Roselle, New Jersey, graduating in 1951. © 2005-2020 CBS Interactive. In addition to the information here, there is much more about Greer Football on the different pages of YellowJacketSports.net. Read Article. "Coach Young has some big shoes to fill. Experiencing plenty of incredible victories and difficult losses. The team had some positive tests two weeks before and had to suspend practices and cancel two games. During that time, Young had tested positive and now Wilkes was going to be the head coach for the playoff game. Your questions, comments, or suggestions are always welcome. Meet the Preseason Top 25 teams heading into the 2020 football season, Check out the latest movement in our Top 25 high school rankings, Watch all the can't-miss high school sports top plays, Find out how MaxPreps can help high school coaches serve their team and community, Check out the latest movement in our Top 25 high school basketball rankings, Greer's football rankings have been updated. 2019 Greer High Football Season Game Summaries....click here! After the game, Wilkes didn't use the positive COVID-19 tests as an excuse. View Rankings, The Greer varsity football team lost Saturday's home playoff game against Catawba Ridge (Fort Mill, SC) by a score of 34-20.This game was part of the 2020 SCHSL Football State Championships - Class AAAA Football tournament. Greer High School Football; Greer Football Home Mascot Yellow Jackets Team Varsity 2020 Colors Black, Vegas Gold Coach Coach Young Address 3000 E Gap Creek Rd, Greer, SC 29651 Overall 3-2 Region 3-1 State (SC) Rank 40. affiliated with Greer High School or the Greer High Yellow Jackets Sports Teams. "He hasn’t had practice there, he’s played receiver and DB and he’s been an excellent player for us going back to when he was in middle school.". He was going to be the acting head coach for the team's first round playoff game against Catawba Ridge after head coach Will Young had tested positive for COVID-19, according to Wilkes. Yellow Jackets season ends in playoff loss to Catawba Ridge... Game stats for season to date stats - click here, October 2 - @Belton-Honea Path - Canceled, November 14 - Catawba Ridge (4A Playoffs) - Lost 34-20. The deck was stacked against Greer, and the Yellow Jackets' season ended Saturday night at Dooley Field as Catawba Ridge beat them, 34-20. "The senior class is the reason we came back after losing to Greenville. 2019 Greer High Football Season Game Summaries....click here! Updates From This Month; The Greer High Fight Song...click here to hear "THE HORSE". MaxPreps is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Top 5 Plays of the Week: High School Football, Follow your favorite high school teams and players, Explore and purchase photos of your local teams, Greer football highlights Eastside High School, 2020 SCHSL Football State Championships - Class AAAA Football tournament, Pro Photos: Greer vs Hillcrest (The Greer Gridiron Classic), Preseason MaxPreps Top 25: South Carolina, Top 50 2022 offensive players for the fall. This season, the season started with a 34-17 loss to Greenville and it ended with a Region 2-AAAA championship after win against Greenwood, Eastside and Laurens. This website is intended for information and entertainment purposes only and is in no way Catawba Ridge faces Irmo in the second round of the Class AAAA playoffs next week, while Greer's season ends with a 3-2 record. All rights reserved. Through it all, Wilkes said the senior class has persevered and stood tall. YellowJacketSports.net. For game summaries for every game, statistics, and our players of the game, click on "Greer Yellow Jacket Football", then go down to the 2018 schedule click on the score of the game you want to read about. All time scoring records.....click here! We just couldn’t give them enough opportunities to win tonight. Professional football career. Greenville County Schools 301 E. Camperdown Way Greenville, SC 29601 Phone: (864) 355-3100 Fax: (864) 355-9907 Email: athletics@greenvilleschools.us GREER — Toward the end of the week, Greer High School assistant football coach Thomas Wilkes got some difficult news. Box Score Watch Game Clips (2), The Greer varsity football team won Friday's home conference game against Greenwood (SC) by a score of 34-21. Tag Athletes View Pro Photos, The Greer varsity football team lost Friday's away conference game against Greenville (SC) by a score of 34-17. After the game, senior wide receiver Miller Dearmond walked off the field for the final time and embraced Wilkes as well as his teammates. For example, every score of Greer Football games since 1921 can be found on the "History, Hall of Fame, & More" page. While he already appreciated the work Young puts in for the Yellow Jacket program, preparing to be in charge put everything into a new perspective.