Greenville College - Athletics News News God Had Bigger Plans: Ish Smith and the Journey to Olympic Baseball On July 31, 1984, Robert “Ish” Smith ’57 stepped out of his office in Dodger Stadium and walked up the ramp to a thrilling sight: 44 thousand spectators filled the stadium, eagerly awaiting the first pitch of the Summer Olympics baseball tournament. Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:00:00 CDT 76811c87-0d66-4644-bed1-a0bbb76b6f24 The Passing of Orley Herron, Past G.U. President Dr. Orley R. Herron Jr., seventh president of Greenville University, left an indelible mark on the institution. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 CST 3ac189c5-9de4-47ab-80fc-dda19f546d33 From Green to Great: Four Years of Men’s Volleyball at G.U. The 2018-2019 school year marks the end of an era as five special G.U. men’s volleyball players prepare to pass the torch to the next generation. Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 CST 2bbf27e4-91b8-4292-b1d0-b47d6df6c433 G.U. Offers Scholarships for Competitive Esports Greenville University recently announced the availability of scholarships for qualifying students who participate in its competitive online gaming teams or game streaming corps. Tue, 05 Feb 2019 09:45:00 CST b8ee1bb4-bb61-4709-a51c-145bb290c970 G.U. Coach Brian Patton to join NCCAA Hall of Fame on May 30 Greenville University head men's and women's cross country and track and field coach Brian Patton will be inducted into the NCCAA Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2019. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:30:00 CST 3fd8e8bc-33d8-4d5b-8496-5d537d5d24f3 Women's Volleyball, Men's Soccer, and Men's Cross Country Take Top SLIAC Honors Greenville University realized a trifecta of Panther victories in recent days as three teams took conference honors. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:45:00 CST e0322e5f-9b2a-4a6f-83ac-6131615472e6 The Panther-Cardinal Connection Greenville University Panthers are finding their way into major league baseball operations through the St. Louis Cardinals organization, and the match between G.U. talent and Cardinals' needs seems to fit like a glove . . . a custom-tailored MLB glove at that. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 08:00:00 CDT b4fdd15d-3e01-46ce-80b8-190306097c77