Senior softball player, Erin Hill, signed a letter of intent today to enroll at the University of South Carolina Upstate for the 2016-2017 school year. USC Upstate is in the Atlantic Sun Conference in NCAA Division I. Erin is the starting pitcher for the Lady Govs and still has one more season to go for Coach Amanda Leatherwood. Congratulations to Erin!
The football team will travel to Murfreesboro on Friday for a match-up with No. 2 ranked Oakland. The new format for the TSSAA “Super 32” 6A classification grants all teams in that classification a playoff birth. Although the regular season did not go exactly as planned, the opportunity to advance in the post-season is now upon the Govs. One rational for the system is based on the level of competition of theses schools. There are 345 schools in the state that have a football team. William Blount has played two teams in the top 10, five teams in the top 50, and eight teams in the top 100. At the conclusion of the regular season, the Govs have now played seven teams with a .500 or better record. The last playoff appearance for William Blount was in 2007.
The Governor Bowling Team continues a great start by defeating Bearden last Thursday night in both boys and girls events. Congratulations to Coach Askew and the team!