Hall of Honor inducting two
The accomplishments of two stellar Greenville athletes who went on to become successful high school football coaches will be recognized on Friday night at the Greenville Lions football game.
Greenville Lions to stay at home against Wylie
They’ve played three of their first five games on the road.
The football schedule shifts back to the home side for the Greenville Lions for their next two games against Wylie and Wylie East.
Lovejoy cruises past Greenville Lions, 48-7
The Lucas Lovejoy Leopards celebrated homecoming with a 48-7 football victory over the Greenville Lions on Friday night.
The Leopards, who spoiled Greenville’s homecoming last year, made sure the Lions wouldn’t return the favor as they outgained Greenville 450-209 in total yardage. Lovejoy had a balanced offense with 243 yards rushing and 207 passing as the Leopards upped their season record to 3-2 and District 13-4A mark to 1-1.
McKinney North cruises past Greenville Lady Lions
McKinney North’s Lady Bulldogs won 25-15, 25-22, 25-9 over the Greenville Lady Lions Tuesday at the Lions Den.
The District 13-4A volleyball match started out well for Greenville as Kalli Moyer, Britney Smith and Savannah Himes helped the Lady Lions jump out to a 9-4 lead. However, the visitors from McKinney behind Darby Maciea, Ali Michalak and Mary Valdez would come back strong as Michalak served for 11 straight points. McKinney North led 20-11 and closed out the first set of the match.
Spencer Gilbert II carries on family tradition
When Spencer Gilbert II carries the football for the Greenville Lions, the sophomore is carrying on a family tradition of excellence on the playing field.
A tradition that includes a father who went on to play college football, a grandfather who was a rookie of the year and a Pro Bowl running back, plus two great uncles who also played in the National Football League.
Greenville Lions prepare for Lucas Lovejoy
After having their homecoming spoiled by Royse City, the Greenville Lions will play in another homecoming football game.
The 0-4 Lions will take on 2-2 Lucas Lovejoy for the Leopards’ homecoming on Friday night at Leopard Stadium in Lucas.
Royse City spoils Greenville Lions' homecoming
Turnovers haunted the Greenville Lions in a 30-14 homecoming football loss to the Royse City Bulldogs on Friday night.
The Lions threw four interceptions, lost one fumble and also fumbled in the end zone leading to a safety as they remained winless for the season at 0-4.
Royse City scored 23 points off two Greenville turnovers, plus the end zone fumble, to snap a nine-game losing streak and go 1-3 for the season in the District 13-4A opener.
Greenville Christian School rallies to win homecoming game
Greenville Christian School rallied from a 20-point deficit to claim a 72-64 six-man football homecoming victory over Heath Fulton on Saturday.
Thanks to big plays from Fulton’s Carson Newman and Todd Treadway, the Falcons built a 40-20 lead early in the third quarter.
Local area high school finals
Here are the final scores from local area high school football games. We will update as we get scores in.
Greenville Lions get recovery time this week
A bye this week will give the Greenville’s Lions extra time to get over their heartbreaking loss to Frisco Heritage.
The Lions, who lost 56-49 in double overtime during Friday night’s home opener, will also get an extra week to prepare for their District 13-4A opener at home on Sept. 27 against the Royse City Bulldogs. Royse City also has a bye this week, as do all the other District 13-4A teams.
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