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Former Clemson QB Tajh Boyd Serves as Guest Speaker

Saturday night found the Tar Heels of North Carolina and South Carolina’s Sandlappers traveling by bus to Spartanburg’s First Baptist Church for the Shrine Bowl’s annual Adopt-a-Player dinner sponsored by the Church itself. To the surprise of many, including myself, the dinner’s guest speaker would be former Clemson University quarterback Tajh Boyd. Boyd, currently in his first season after being ... Read More »

Former Shrine Bowl Student Correspondent Returns to Spartanburg

Derek Phillips, the 2006 Shrine Bowl Student correspondent made a visit to Spartanburg High School this morning, but this time as a member of the WACH Fox News Sports coverage. Phillips was gathering interviews and footage to take back to the Midlands just as he did in 2006. “It opened a lot of opportunities for me, and helped me get ... Read More »

North Carolina’s Ethan Horton commits as guest speaker to 2014 Shrine Bowl Awards Banquet

Ronnie Blount, Chairman of the Shrine Bowl Board of Governors said, “We are most delighted to have one of North Carolina’s favorite sons, Ethan Horton, to speak to our coaches, players, parents and fans of the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.  As one of America’s premier high school, college and NFL players, his personal commitment to discipline and the importance ... Read More »

Funeral arrangements set for former Shrine Bowl coach Ron Massey

Visitation for Piedmont High School head football coach Ron Massey will be held Wednesday 5-8 pm at Whitley’s Funeral Home on Hwy 3 in Kannapolis, NC. Funeral will be held Thursday at 4pm at First Baptist Church in Downtown Kannapolis. Massey, 56, was part of the 2001 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas coaching staff. and compiled a 221-101-3 record as ... Read More »