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Appalachian State's sudden recruiting roll continues with the commitment of 1000-yard, all-state tight end Eli Wilson.


For Wren High School (Piedmont, SC) receiver Eli Wilson, there's no defensive match-up he won't exploit, regardless of where he lines up or of any position.

Bryant fitting in quickly at Columbia  WholeHogSports

Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant, left, scrambles for a gain in front of head coach Barry Odom, right, during an NCAA college football intrasquad spring game ...

Gamecocks offers one top in-state basketball player, host another  The State

The South Carolina Gamecocks men's basketball program has been working the local recruiting scene this week. On the same day, Coach Frank Martin hosted ...

49’ers player DJ Jones to hold youth football camp in Mauldin

A San Francisco 49ers football player is coming back to his Upstate home this weekend to hold a free youth football camp. DJ Jones is a starting nose tackle ...

App State football team picks up two 2020 commitments  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — Appalachian State received its sixth commitment for its football recruiting class of 2020 on June 24 from defensive back Ronald Clarke.

Listen: Teen's frantic 911 call captures moment Wren High School student was fatally shot  Greenville News

The 911 call placed before the September 2018 death of 17-year-old Brandon Tyson was made public after a Freedom of Information request.

Missing Wren High School student found safe  Greenville News

Lexus Lindsey, the Wren High School student who disappeared Jan. 20, has been found safe, investigators announced Friday.

Wren High School teen dies from head injury 1 month after crash  Anderson Independent Mail

A 19-year-old Wren High School student has died after she was involved in a vehicle crash nearly a month ago.

17-year-old former Wren student dies in early morning shooting  Greenville News

A 17-year-old who lived near Wren High School has died after being shot following an altercation with the parent of a friend, Anderson County Coroner Greg ...

Here are tips from the McGowens basketball family on how to navigate a busy schedule  Greenville News

Former high school and college basketball stars themselves, Bobby and Pam McGowens have three children intent on following in their footsteps.

Pelzer teen dies month after crash

ANDERSON Co., S.C. (WSPA) — The coroner says a 19-year-old has died from a head injury she suffered last month in a Piedmont crash. Anderson County ...

Upstate SC high school stars Trey McGowens, Davis Beville share experience at Pitt  Greenville News

Former Wren basketball player Trey McGowens, former Greenville football player Davis Beville hit a local workout facility after year with the Panthers.

Powdersville teen ate 'shrooms' and went 'wild' before being shot by friend's father, witnesses say  Greenville News

"It was supposed to be regular football-game night." Instead, "it was a nightmare." Here's what we know about how a Wren High School teen was killed.

Wren advances past Greenville to Upper State boys basketball championship  Greenville News

Bryce McGowens scored 33 points, including six clutch free throws down the stretch, to send Wren past Greenville in Upper State basketball playoffs.

Check out the the top 11 returning defensive players for the 2018 high school football season  Anderson Independent Mail

The Anderson-area is full of quality defensive players for the 2018 season. See who is number one.

Joyner, Urich see first work for South Carolina  247Sports

Highly-touted freshman Dakereon Joyner made his debut for the South Carolina football team in the 49-9 win over Chattanooga on Saturday night at ...

Ezekiel 'Zeke' Schilling  Cleveland Daily Banner

Ezekiel “Zeke” Schilling, 17 a resident of Piedmont, S.C., and formerly of Cleveland passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018. He was preceded in death by his ...

SC Football Player Accused of Forcing Teen Into Cheerleading Uniform

A 17-year-old has been charged with third-degree assault and battery after allegedly holding down a 14-year-old at Wren High School, stripping the younger ...

Greenville cop’s ‘humanity’ has ripple effect after suicide-by-cop event

7News checked in with Sergeant Jason Semanyk and the man he helped after a "suicide-by-cop" attempt.

Wren celebrates the life of beloved supporter 'Pete'  Greenville News

For 55 years, he was more versatile than any of the athletes at Wren High School. Wilton E. Beasley — "Pete" or "Mr. Pete" to everyone who knew him — was a ...

Hillcrest Hires Frate As Head Football Coach

Hillcrest has hired Wren High School defensive coordinator Anthony Frate as head football coach, 7 Sports has learned. The agreement was reached ...

Family of student killed when SUV axle broke has been awarded $12 million by Anderson jury  Anderson Independent Mail

An Anderson County jury has awarded $12 million to the family of a 17-year-old high school senior killed in 2012 after an axle fractured on her vehicle, causing ...

Teen, 2 others killed in wreck, coroner says  WYFF Greenville

A Upstate high school student was among three people killed in a wreck in Piedmont Sunday night.

Check out the top 5 returning QBs for the 2018 high school football season  Anderson Independent Mail

Get a head start on high school football, and check out the top 5 quarterbacks for the 2018 season in the Anderson area.

Kelly Bryant to commit Tuesday after final visit to Auburn: ‘This is a lifetime decision’  Opelika Auburn News

Former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant made the final visit of his new recruitment to Auburn this weekend.

Technically, Kelly Bryant could return to play for Clemson  SB Nation

In the first half of No. 3 Clemson's game against Syracuse, the Tigers' quarterback situation got even more interesting. New starting quarterback Trevor ...

D.J. Jones Hosts Free Football Camp at Wren High School

Current 49ers defensive tackle, D.J. Jones hosted a free football camp Saturday morning at his alma mater, Wren High Schoo.

Teacher: Why it is ridiculous not to teach Shakespeare in school  Washington Post

I've been inundated with e-mails from teachers and other Shakespeare lovers yelling about a post published early Saturday (which you can read here) by a high ...

Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, wounds 17

A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said.

Scholarships to honor Wren HS student who died in wreck  Greenville News

An Upstate fireman has started fundraising to provide five scholarships for Wren High School students in honor of a classmate and two others who died in a ...

College student killed when deputy chasing vehicle crashed into his car, coroner says  WYFF4 Greenville

A college student is killed when a deputy crashes into his car during the pursuit of another vehicle, officials say.

Clemson weeps as questions linger in student's death  USA TODAY

CLEMSON, S.C. — A Clemson University student whose body was found in a lake about 30 miles from Greenville, S.C., was "one of those guys you could ...

Kelly Bryant Is Happy to Stick It Out Through Missouri's Sanctions Saga After Clemson Transfer  Sports Illustrated

Kelly Bryant arrived at Missouri just before the NCAA brought down the hammer, but he remains confident in his decision to be a new kind of Tiger.

Upstate deputy charged in crash that killed college student, troopers say  WYFF Greenville

An Upstate deputy has been charged in a crash that killed a college student, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Corporal Bill Rhyne.

Clemson Tigers Kelly Bryant overcomes hospitalization in high school to become starting quarterback  ESPN

Overcoming a lengthy and terrifying hospitalization as a high school junior helped Kelly Bryant keep things in perspective as he handled the pressure of taking ...

21 sign to play for USC Union  Union Daily Times

Photo courtesy of USC Union These are the student-athletes who signed to play for USC Union's Lady Bantams Softball Team during a signing ceremony in the ...

Caller was loath to report Clemson student missing  USA TODAY

CLEMSON, S.C. — Friends of a Clemson University student later found dead in a nearby lake called university police to ask if they knew where the 19-year-old ...

Jake Venables, son of Clemson defensive coordinator, commits to play for dad  USA TODAY High School Sports

Clemson's latest verbal commitment for the recruiting 2018 class owns a familiar last name. D.W. Daniel (Central, S.C.) linebacker Jake Venables, son of ...

Cooking up a journey to the priesthood  The State

The Rev. Roger Morgan isn't easily shaken. The congregation at Our Lady Star of the Sea in North Myrtle Beach witnessed his composure on a recent Sunday ...

SC teen wins national crown  WIS

A teen from Piedmont has won a national pageant crown.

Many Clemson students seek counseling after deaths of 4 classmates  WYFF Greenville

A look back at the lives of four young Clemson students, all gone too soon, as students lean on counselors for help coping.

Clemson vs. Louisville: Kelly Bryant used to sim Lamar Jackson in practice  SB Nation

The QB who's replacing a legend at Clemson now duels with another at Louisville.

Brock wins Jimmy Self Invitational; Lander commit takes boys runner-up  Index-Journal

Tears welled in Anna Grace Brock's mother's eyes as she embraced her daughter. Brock walked off the 18th green at Greenwood Country Club as the Festival of ...

Doing his part in Afghanistan, Marine proud to be a Clemson Tiger  Greenville News

Syria and Iraq may be a mess, but things are going well in Afghanistan, according to Capt. Trey Kennedy.

Power Ranking the Top 2015 JUCO Recruits  Bleacher Report

It's imperative to account for junior college products when assessing the crop of eligible 2015 prospects. Many of these players initially signed with top-tier FBS ...

After father’s stroke, Upstate bride moves wedding to hospital  Greenville News

It wasn't exactly the June wedding that Stephanie Quillen had planned.But it was a June wedding. And most importantly, her father was able to be there.

Former Clemson Quarterback Kelly Bryant talks Arkansas Visit, What’s Next  KNWA

By Otis Kirk. Former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant has completed his official visit to Arkansas. He was in attendance as Arkansas defeated Tulsa 23-0.

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