In General News
The police chief of Greenville, Lou Lorton, spoke out on skateboarding recently. Greenville has an ordinance banning skateboarding in city streets and on sidewalks in the downtown area.
On Campus News
On May 9th, the Sophomore Class Council and the Green Team of Greenville College are hosting a Mud Run at the Ayers Field Station. There will both a 3k and a 5k, with prizes for the top finishers. Sign-ups are 10 dollars online and 15 dollars the day of the race. Head over to the Facebook event “Greenville College Mud Run 2015” to learn more.
The Greenville College Concert Band will present its fifth-annual Mother’s Day concert on Sunday, May 10th. This is also their last concert of the season. Guest director and composer Dr Ed Huckeby will be conducting some of his own works. There will also be local high school band members beefing up the already robust GC Band. The Mother’s Day Concert starts at 4 pm in Whitlock Music Center, and there is no cost of admission.
From the Panther Sports Desk
The Lady Panther softball team finished 2nd in the SLIAC tournament over the weekend with a loss to undefeated Fontbonne in the championship game. The Lady Panthers had almost handed them their first loss earlier in the day, losing a close one 7 to 6.
The baseball team went 2 for 4 over the weekend, splitting games with Westminster and Wash U. Both wins were pitching duels, with a score of 1 to 0. They are one game over 500 for the season. Head down to Robert E Smith Field this weekend to watch the Panthers compete in the SLIAC Tournament!
The Greenville Track and Field Team competed at the National Christian College Track Meet over the weekend. The event was held in Rome, Georgia at Shorter University. The men’s team placed 4th in a field of 25, while the women finished 17th. Senior Bruce Gray was the meet MVP, winning the 100 and 200 meter dash events, and leading the 4 by 1 team to victory.