Blame Cannada


Is this what my life has come to? Is this reality? Am I really about to root for Clemson in the national championship game?

I can’t believe this is something we’re talking about in early January—an undefeated, No. 1 Clemson team. It seems surreal.

This is a nightmare for Gamecock fans (I’m not one of those, by the way).

The piano

I’m not musically inclined.

I don’t know how to play any instruments (unless, of course, you’re counting the kazoo as an instrument…in which case, I am a beast at kazoo).


It’s hard for me to get emotional during movies.

Perhaps it’s because I’m analytical, but it’s a rare occasion when I get so caught up in what’s happening on screen that an emotional response is triggered.

Throw all of that out the window when Star Wars is involved.

Oh, grandma

Hold on, Grandma! You’re gonna have to give me a minute!”

Those were my words Saturday night as my beloved Tar Heels dropped a last-second loss to Texas on the road in disgusting fashion.


Clemson fans, you sit on a throne of lies!

Confetti fell, Dabo recited his victory speech during a post-game interview and DeShaun Watson performed the Heisman pose with the ACC Championship trophy…but it was all LIES.

You see, Clemson didn’t beat North Carolina on Saturday night.

The referees did.  

Calling it quits

Kobe Bryant is retiring, and he’s taking a big piece of my basketball-shaped heart with him.

I have to admit, when I heard this news a few days ago, I wasn’t shocked. Kobe has been a shadow of his former self these past few seasons, battling injury and suffering through some terrible years with some terrible teams.

For Gee

For a few minutes last Friday night, it wasn’t about a Greer football game.

It wasn’t about beating Union County. It wasn’t about the second round of the playoffs. It had nothing to do with an undefeated Yellow Jacket team.

It was about the team’s number one fan, Gee.

Playoffs predictions

The playoffs are finally here and two of our teams have a legitimate opportunity to make some history in the next few weeks. Greer has been on a tear once again, breezing through the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record.


Historically, I’m not a Halloween guy.

Don’t get me wrong, I’ve got no problem with the holiday. I love scary movies, I love candy, I love fall weather. Actually, I just love October in general.

But Halloween, I can normally do without.


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