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Luther Glenn, ...

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Luther Glenn, Class of 1946Luther Glenn was one of the greatest of all time at Greer High School.He played football, baseball, and basketball for three years from 1944 to 1946, lettering in all three sports while playing for the legendary coach Walt Pinson.In the day when statistics were not routinely kept, Luther Glenn was still recognized as a standout as a running back on offense and a halfback on defense.His 1945 team went undefeated, thus beginning the winning Greer tradition, and in 1946, where he was Co-Captain, the team only lost once.In the 1945 season, the Yellow Jackets didn't give up a point all season long until Belton scored in the second quarter.The Jackets came back to defeat Belton in that game, and Union the next week to cap the perfect season.Luther was named team's Most Valuable Player.

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Luther says, "He was our Sunday School teacher, our Scoutmaster, & he was like a father to us.But "you'd better gosh-darn be alert", when it was your time to make a play".Luther says he & his teammates played simply for the "love of the game".Luther was a member of the Glee Club, the Band, and the Greer High Times, among other activities.A member of the Class of 1946, Luther Glenn truly helped establish the Greer Yellow Jackets as a force to be reckoned with and the Yellow Jacket winning tradition.


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They were followed by Steve Woodward, Luther Glenn, June Pruitt, Butch Miller, Jim Few, Stuart Holcombe, and Steve Gibbs.

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Luther Glenn, Class of 1946 Luther Glenn was one of the greatest of all time at Greer High School. He played football, baseball, and basketball for three years from 1944 to 1946, lettering in all three sports while playing for the legendary coach Walt Pinson. In the day when statistics were not routinely kept, Luther Glenn was still recognized as a standout as a running back on offense and a halfback on defense. His 1945 team went undefeated, thus beginning the winning Greer tradition, and in 1946, where he was Co-Captain, the team only lost once. In the 1945 season, the Yellow Jackets didn't give up a point all season long until Belton scored in the second quarter. The Jackets came back to defeat Belton in that game, and Union the next week to cap the perfect season. Luther was named team's Most Valuable Player.
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Luther says, "He was our Sunday School teacher, our Scoutmaster, & he was like a father to us. But "you'd better gosh-darn be alert", when it was your time to make a play". Luther says he & his teammates played simply for the "love of the game". Luther was a member of the Glee Club, the Band, and the Greer High Times, among other activities. A member of the Class of 1946, Luther Glenn truly helped establish the Greer Yellow Jackets as a force to be reckoned with and the Yellow Jacket winning tradition.


The Official Site of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network!!

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