Palisades Episcopal School teams shoot for wins

December 16, 2012 


PES teams shoot for wins

Palisades Episcopal School’s varsity basketball team Gryphons Basketball is now 5-1 for the season, after defeating The John Crosland School Eagles Dec. 10 with a final score of 58-23. Grant Stadler and Max Gilbert led the team to victory. Stadler scored 30 points and Gilbert scored a season-high 18 points. Henos Sium also got into the action by scoring his season high. The Gryphons played St. Michael Catholic School the following day. This game was a battle of two 5-0 undefeated teams. The Gryphons fought hard for four quarters but lost to the Eagles. The rematch was set for Monday at Life Pointe Christian Church in Fort Mill. In the Dec. 4, the won against the defending conference champions, United Faith Christian Academy with Caiden Biggers and Parker Manly stepping up defensively, while Grant Stadler and Max Gilbert led the Gryphons in scoring.

The Gryphons Junior Varsity Basketball Team also lost one game but won another last week. The team traveled to Countryside Montessori School Dec. 10 and came back from an early deficit. Despite the comeback, the Gryphons missed a last second three pointer, which would have sent the game into overtime. Ethan Puno led the team with a season-high 17 points. The following day, the team took on the St. Michael Catholic School Eagles and played its best basketball to date. The Gryphons beat the Eagles, bringing the team’s overall record to 2-4 with four games left to play.


Giants fans gathering

New York Giants fans get together in a special room reserved for game day at Madison’s on The Corner at the corner of S.C. 160 West and Gold Hill Road in Fort Mill.

Fans can watch the game on a projection screen and flat-screens.

All fans are welcome, but a head count for the buffet is needed before the game. For information, email or call 803-802-3990.

Bills Backers meet for games

Buffalo Bills fans are invited to Towne Tavern at Fort Mill, home of the York County Buffalo Bills Backers Fan Club. Join fellow Bills fans in suite 160 and view all Buffalo Bills games on a 10-foot HD projection with theatre sound.

Specials, giveaways and Western New York fare. For membership information, contact Towne Tavern at 803-802-2340 or

Jets fans join at Skyline Grill

Jets fans who want to watch the game with other local fans can stop in at the Skyline Grill at Regent Park Golf Club in Fort Mill. Fans can keep track of all of the games aired on the NFL Package and enjoy $1.50 domestic beers on game day. Call 803-548-3777.


Follow stadium progress

The Charlotte Knights have launched a ballpark webcam for fans to view the construction of BB&T Ballpark, the future home of the baseball team. The webcam is accessible from the team’s website, Photos of the construction process will be updated daily at the team’s official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

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