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Class of 2021 Holds Commencement Ceremony

(6/2/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Graduation 2021

The Class of 2021 held their Commencement Ceremony at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Wednesday afternoon. Eli Verdin, Salutatorian, and Zack Verdin, Valedictorian, spoke to the class. As we come to the end of a year full of challenges we express congratulations to all of this year's graduates.

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony Photo Gallery

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony GCS Photos

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony YouTube Video

Symphonic Winds Presents Spring Concert

(5/28/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Band Seniors

The TRHS Symphonic Winds took the stage on Thursday night to present a Spring Concert. The program included "Arabian Dances", "On a Hymnsong of Phillip Bliss", "An American Elegy", "Fire Dance", and "To Gather the Tribes", which was composed by director Carl Wylie. Mr. Wylie is on medical leave so Mr. Avery Jeffeaux conducted the ensemble. The five senior band members are Elizabeth Bass, Kimberly Monroe, Emily Wilkie, Cameron Aroneck, and Brandon Brazeale (not pictured.)

Spring Concert Photo Gallery

Verdins Compete in North/South Tennis Classic

(5/26/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Zack and Eli Verdin

Eli Verdin helped lead the North Tennis Team to a 6-3 win over the South Team in the North/South All-Star Tennis Classic this past weekend. Zack Verdin played on the South Team. Congratulations to Zack and Eli for being chosen to play in this event. The North team was coached by George Harrelson.

Eli was named to the 4A/5A All State team this past week as well. Congratulations again to the entire Devildog Tennis Team and to Coach Alford for winning their 4th straight Region Championship.

North/South Tennis Classic Photos

Employees of the Month for April and May

(5/25/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Devildog Anglers

Tiffany Lanier, a Social Studies teacher at TRHS, and Amy Roessler, an Assistant Principal, were named Employees of the Month for April and May. They are pictured above with Steve Borklund from State Farm Insurance and Carlos Kilgore from George Coleman Ford, sponsors for the Employee of the Month program. Congratulations, ladies!

Devildog Anglers Announce Final Team Standings

(5/25/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Devildog Anglers

Here are the final points standings for the year. Congratulations to Hunter Dill! He's our AOY for 2020-2021. Lane Galloway finished 2nd and Cole Sanders finished 3rd! Walker Rochester was our Rookie of the Year! Hunter & Cole won team of the year. Lane and Levi came in 2nd and Walker and Whitt Hickey finished in 3rd. Hunter Dill also had our Big Fish of the year with a 6.18 hawg out of Lake Murray.

Congratulations to all of these boys (and their families!!!) for their accomplishments in a crazy year that was truly all their own.

Devildog Anglers Final Point Totals

Yearbook Day and Senior Send-Off

(5/21/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

The Traveler 2021

The Class of 2021 completed their exams Thursday and on Friday morning gathered together as the Yearbook Staff sponsored Yearbook Day and Senior Send-off. The seniors watched a senior slideshow and then received their yearbooks, ate brunch catered by Panera Bread, and moved outside for a balloon launch. The Class of 2021 will celebrate their graduation ceremony on Wednesday, June 2nd at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena at 2:30pm.

After lunch the underclassmen were dismissed to go to the football field where they could pick up their yearbooks, play games, and buy food from a food truck or various stands. They closed out the day returning inside for more games and time to look at yearbooks. Congratulations to the staff of the 2021 version of The Traveler for producing a great yearbook and Yearbook Day.

Senior Send-Off and Yearbook Day Photo Gallery

Underclassmen Yearbook Day Photo Gallery

Graduation Information from Greenville County Schools

(5/21/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

GCSD Flyer

All 14 traditional GCS high schools are scheduled to graduate in-person at Bon Secours Wellness Arena (BSWA), June 1-4.

BSWA provides enough space for all schools’ graduates and guests to socially distance. Graduates will receive six or eight tickets each, depending on the size of their graduating class.

Last year, each graduate was limited to two guest tickets. Bon Secours Wellness Arena has a NO BAG policy for all events, including Greenville County Schools Graduations. Medically necessary items are exempted, while diapers and other baby supplies are allowed if carried in a clear bag. Camera bags are prohibited as are wristlets and other small purses.

Graduation Schedule and Information Flyer (PDF)

Lady Devildog Softball Team Defeats AC Flora in Playoffs

(5/14/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Softball Playoffs

The Lady Devildog softball team hosted AC Flora in the first game of the District 1 playoffs. Neely Hartin took advantage of an infielder bobbling a hard hit ball to beat out the throw and get on base. She stole second and advanced to third. Senior Courtney Ellison drove her in and the Lady Devildogs led 1-0 after one inning of play.

Flora tied the game scoring in the top of the third after the Lady Devildogs got a couple of quick outs. The Lady Falcons threatened in the top of the sixth inning with a lead off hit and getting two runners on with no outs. The Lady Devildogs escaped the inning without giving up a run. Neely Hartin led off the bottom of the sixth and slid just under a tag at second for a double. She then advanced to third. Her sister Ali Hartin drove her in to give the Lady Devildogs a 2-1 lead heading into the final inning.

Travelers Rest picked up a couple of quick outs but the Lady Falcons stayed alive on an error with the batter advancing to second. The next batter hit the ball to second and the Lady Devidogs made the routine play to hold on and advance to the winners bracket game on Monday night. They will host the winner of the Greer vs Catawba Ridge game that will be played tomorrow.

Softball vs AC Flora in Playoffs Photo Gallery (Part 1)

Softball vs AC Flora in Playoffs Photo Gallery (Part 2)

Senior Awards Night Held

(5/13/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Johnston and Bruce

The Class of 2021 took the stage Thursday night to celebrate their Awards Night. Emmy Johnston was named "Student of the Year" by the faculty. The seniors will take their exams next Wednesday and Thursday and have a special Senior Sendoff and Yearbook day next Friday. Graduation will take place at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena at 2:30pm on June 2nd.

Senior Awards Night Photo Gallery

Choral Department Presents 'CHOIRantine: A Social Distance Sing' Concert

(5/11/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)


Choral music returned to the Patricia Hunt Auditorium tonight almost 17 months from the last concert on December 17th, 2019. The TRHS Choral Department presented "CHOIRantine: A Social Distant Sing". The concert included eight songs presented by the Varsity and Concert Choirs. Congratulations to all the singers on a job well done!

Spring Chorus Concert Photo Gallery

Track and Field Teams Win Region Championship

(5/7/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Congratulations to the Boys' and Girls' Varsity Track and Field teams for winning the Region Championship last night at the Region Track Meet.

Girls' Track and Field

The girls' team placed first with a score of 110 pts and Easley placed second with 101 pts.

Boys' Track and Field

The boys' team placed first with a score of 162 points and Easley was second place with 71 pts.

Both teams qualified several individuals for the State Qualifier at York on May 15th. Warren Allmond and Faith Evans were both named Region Athletes of the Year. The following individuals were All-Region:

  • Warren Allmond – Region Champion – Long Jump, High Jump All-Region- Triple Jump
  • Katie Wofford – Region Champion – Pole Vault, All Region – 100 Hurdles
  • Kloey Pickens – Region Champion – Shot Put
  • Autumn Edge – Region Champion – Javelin
  • Lauren Baker – All Region – Javelin
  • Logan King – Region Champion – Discus
  • JT Robertson – All Region – Discus
  • Cameron Campbell – All Region – Javelin
  • Taylor Campbell – All Region – Shot Put
  • Griffin Gillespie, Gabe Herron, Todd Harris, Addison Stone – Region Champions – 4 X 800m Relay
  • James Deadwyler, Drayton Ward, Cam Phillips, Jonquez Webb – Region Champions – 4 X 100m Relay
  • Faith Evans – Region Champion – 200m and 400m, All Region – 100m
  • Jonquez Webb – Region Champion – 100m and 200m
  • Lizzy Wenz – All Region – 400m Hurdles
  • Griffin Gillespie – Region Champion – 1600m, 3200m
  • Gabe Herron – Region Champion – 800m
  • Todd Harris – All Region – 800m
  • Addison Stone, Drayton Ward, Nathan St. Pierre, James Deadwyler – All Region – 4 X 400m Relay
  • Drayton Ward - All Region 100m, 200m

Region Championship Photos (Photos by D. Herron)

Lady Devildog Soccer Team Falls to Eastside 3-2

(5/6/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Soccer Goal by Sea

The Lady Devildog soccer team hosted former Region 2 rival Eastside on Thursday night in the second round of the 4A Playoffs. The last time the teams faced each other was 2 years ago and the Lady Devildogs recorded their first win over the Lady Eagles. In the first round the Lady Devildogs dominated Dreher with a 7-0 in and Eastside came from behind scoring late in the second half to tie Indian Land and scored again in overtime to win 2-1. Tonight Eastside scored about eleven minutes into the game. Travelers Rest nearly tied the game just seconds later with a shot bouncing off the upper crossbar of the goal. Eastside led 1-0 at the half.

The Lady Eagles scored again with 19 minutes left in the game and led 2-0. Maggie Melogy kicked a corner kick into the box that bounced off an Eastside player into the goal and cut the lead to 2-1. Eastside scored in the final three minutes to lead 3-1. Sofia Sea sent a ball into the upper corner of the goal in the closing minute but the Lady Devildogs saw their season come to an end falling 3-2.

Congratulations to the ladies and coaches on a great season. The ladies had an 11-3 record and were undefeated Region 1 Champions. Seniors Rylie Brown, Anna Kate Highsmith, Maggie Melogy, and Sofia Sea played in their final game as Lady Devildogs and will be missed.

Girls' Soccer vs Eastside in Playoffs (1st Half) Photo Gallery

Girls' Soccer vs Eastside in Playoffs (2nd Half) Photo Gallery

Devildog Tennis Team Falls to Irmo

(5/5/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Tennis Team

The Devildog Tennis team hosted Irmo in a first round playoff match on Wednesday. The Devildogs fell behind early losing the #3 and #4 singles matches. Eli and Zack Verdin won their matches to even the score. Irmo won the #5 singles match and the #1 doubles match to eliminate the Devildogs with a 4-2 win.

The Devildogs end their season as Region 1 Champs and a 10-3 record. Eli Verdin will play in the North-South Game. Both Eli and Zach Verdin will play in the SC State 4A/5A Singles Tournament. Congratulations, Devildogs on a great season.

Boys' Tennis vs Irmo (#1-4 Singles) Photo Gallery

Boys' Tennis vs Irmo (#5 Singles and Doubles) Photo Gallery

Girls' Soccer Team Advances in Playoffs

(5/3/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Melogy Score

The Lady Devildog Soccer team hosted Dreher in a first round playoff game on Monday night. Maggie Melogy scored the first of her four goals in the fifth minute of the game off of a free kick. Ashley Rose Wilson scored the second goal of the first half with 28 minutes left in the half and Melogy scored her second goal in the final two minutes of the first half giving the home team a 3-0 lead.

The Lady Devildogs continued to attack in the second half. With 28 minutes left in the game Tatyanna Parajon scored to give the ladies a 4-0 lead. Maggie scored a third goal to pick up the hat trick and Anna Kate Highsmith became the fourth player to score (she also had three assists) and the Lady Devildogs led 6-0. Melogy scored a fourth goal in the closing minutes of the game and the Lady Devildogs closed out the game with a dominating 7-0 win. They will host the winner of the Eastside vs Indian Land game on Thursday night.

Girls' Soccer vs Dreher 1st Half Photo Gallery

Girls' Soccer vs Dreher 2nd Half Photo Gallery

Baseball Memorial Dedication Ceremony Held on Saturday

(5/1/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Baseball Memorial

The Devildog Baseball family gathered on Saturday afternoon for the dedication of a Baseball Memorial. Five former Baseball Devildogs were honored; Ric Smith, BJ Simpson, Joseph Gillespie, Parker Neff and Jordan Howard. Family, friends, and community members were in attendance. Head Coach Brian McKitrick shared memories of each. Also speaking were Tyler Strange, Jimmy Gillespie, and Sandy Smith.

Photos from the Dedication Ceremony

Employees of the Month for February and March

(4/27/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Employee of the Month for February

Diane Knapp, Manager of our Food Services team was named Employee of the Month for February. She is pictured above receiving a gift certificate from Steve Borklund of State Farm, one of the sponsors of the program.

Employee of the Month for March

Wendy Barnes was named Employee of the Month for March. She is pictured above with Steve Borklund. Mrs. Barnes teaches Biology. George Coleman Ford is also a sponsor and provides a gift certificate as well. Congratulations, ladies, and thank you to our sponsors.

Spirit Week Raises Over $12,000 for Project Host

(4/26/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Spirit Week Check Reveal

Spirit Week 2021 came to a close today as the Student Council gathered to reveal the total raised for "Project Host". The final total came to $12,179.02. Thank you to the TRHS Student Council for their leadership and to everyone for your participation throughout the week to make it a success.

Check Reveal Photos

Spring Sports Teams Clinch Region Championships

(4/25/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Last week was a very successful week for Devildog sports with three teams clinching 4A Region 1 Championships.

Boys' Tennis Champs

On Wednesday night the Devildog Boys' Tennis team defeated Easley 6-1 to finish the region with a 6-0 record. They are 8-2 on the season and will close the season with matches against Dorman on Monday and Southside Christian on Thursday. They will host a first round playoff game on Tuesday, May 4th. Congratulations to the players and coaches.

Girls' Soccer Champs

This past Friday, the Travelers Rest Lady Devildog Soccer team earned a Region Championship for the 2nd time in school history with a 4-1 road win at Easley. Throughout the region season, the team remained undefeated and outscored their region opponents 58-3 to earn the 4A Region 1 Championship. They will host a first round playoff game on Monday, May 3rd. Congratulations to the team and coaching staff for this incredible accomplishment.

Softball Champs

The Lady Devildog Softball team also clinched a 4A Region 1 Championship on Friday night with their 6-0 win over Easley. They remain undefeated in Region 1 play with one game left at Westside next Friday. They will host games on May 15th and May 17th as the top seed in the Upperstate District 1 playoff bracket. Congratulations to the player and coaches.

Track and Field Seniors Recognized

(4/21/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Track Senior Night

Over 300 Track and Field athletes from area schools competed on Wednesday as the Devildog Track and Field teams hosted a meet. Before the meet the TRHS senior athletes were recognized. Congratulations to the 21 seniors.

Track and Field Senior Night Photo Gallery

Home Track Meet Photo Gallery

Softball and Soccer Teams Hold Senior Night Ceremonies

(4/21/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Softball Seniors

The Lady Devildog softball seniors were recognized before their game with Pickens on Tuesday night. The four seniors are Ali Hartin, Mallory Bruce, Courtney Ellison, and Laura Belue. The ladies won the game 9-1. Photos from the game and from the JV game are linked below. The teams will travel to Easley on Thursday night.

Soccer Seniors

The TRHS soccer teams also recognized their senior players between the girls' and boys' games on Tuesday night. Jonathan Morales, Isaac Moreno, Maggie Melogy, Anna Kate Highsmith, Riley Brown, and Sofia Sea are this year's seniors. All four seniors on the Lady Devildog soccer team scored goals in their 10-0 win. The ladies are undefeated in Region 1 play. In the boys' game the Devildogs scored a pair of goals in the first half and held on for a 2-0 win and remain in second place in Region 1 with a 4-2 record. Both teams will play at Easley on Friday night.

Congratulations to all our seniors!

Varsity Softball vs Pickens Photo Gallery

Girls' Soccer vs Pickens and Senior Night Photo Gallery

JV Softball vs Pickens Photo Gallery

Freshman and Sophomore Class Beauties Results

(4/17/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Freshmen Class Beauties

Lydia Lang was named Miss Freshman in the TRHS Class Beauties Pageant Saturday afternoon. Awards given were:

  • Miss Freshman, TR Director's Award, Most Photogenic, Best Eyes, and Miss Congeniality - Lydia Lang
  • 1st Runner-up - Keeley Barrett
  • 2nd Runner-up, Best Hair - Ella Cox
  • 3rd Runner-up - Kaelyn Simpson
  • Best Smile - Elizabeth McNeill

Sophomore Class Beauties

Jordyn Dickson was named Miss Sophomore in the TRHS Class Beauties Pageant Saturday afternoon. Awards given were:

  • Miss Sophomore, Most Photogenic, Best Hair - Jordyn Dickson
  • 1st Runner-up - Hallie Bishop
  • TR Director's Award, Best Eyes - Makenzie Clayton
  • Best Smile, Miss Congeniality - Madison Willis

Congratulations to all the ladies who participated.

Freshman and Sophomore Class Beauties Photo Gallery

Junior and Senior Class Beauties Results

(4/17/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Junior Class Beauties

Taylor Smith was named Miss Junior in the TRHS Class Beauties Pageant Saturday afternoon. Awards given were:

  • Miss Junior, Best Hair, Best Smile - Taylor Smith
  • TR Director's Award, Most Photogenic, Best Eyes, Miss Congeniality - Tori Goldsmith

Senior Class Beauties

Jordan Hamon was named Miss Senior in the TRHS Class Beauties Pageant Saturday afternoon. Awards given were:

  • Miss Senior - Jordan Hamon
  • 1st Runner-up, Most Photogenic, Best Hair - Kathryn Deyton
  • 2nd Runner-up - Julia Estes
  • 3rd Runner-up, Ad Winner, Best Smile - Jada Alexander
  • TR Director's Award, Miss Congeniality - Carah Lark
  • Best Eyes - Barrett Moody

Congratulations to all the ladies who participated.

Junior and Senior Class Beauties Photo Gallery

Baseball Holds Senior Night

(4/15/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Baseball Seniors

The Devildog Baseball senior athletes were recognized before last night's game against Westside. The seniors are Caleb Dodd, Christian Roder, Shaun Perkins, Riley Gilbert, Bryson McLees, Eli Gatchell, and Gavin Sightler.

The Devildogs had several nice plays to hold Westside scoreless in the early innings and took the lead in the bottom of the fourth inning with Eli Gatchell getting the RBI. The Rams tied the score 1-1 in the top of the sixth. The game went into extra innings with neither team scoring in the seventh inning. Westside scored a pair of runs in the top half if the eighth and held on to win and tie the series at 1-1. The Devildogs will travel to Westside on Friday night.

Varsity Baseball vs Westside Photo Gallery

More Devildogs Sign Letters of Intent

(4/15/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

April 15th Signees

Three more Devildog seniors signed letters of intent on Thursday afternoon to continue their athletic careers next year. Cam Phillips signed with USC-Upstate to run track. Kodie Hughes Hightower signed with The Citadel to wrestle. Zaid Miller signed with Coker University to wrestle.

Congratulations, Devildogs!

April 15th Signing Ceremony Photo Gallery

Williams Named Miss TRHS for 2021

(4/15/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

April 15th Signees

Senior Kaitlyn Williams was named Miss Travelers Rest High School on Thursday evening. Due to Covid restrictions this year's pageant is split into three separate pageants with the Miss TRHS Pageant on Thursday and the TRHS Class Beauties Pageants on Saturday at 1pm for the freshmen and sophomores and 5pm for the juniors and seniors.

The awards presented were:

  • Miss TRHS, TR Director's Award, - Kaitlyn Williams
  • 1st Runner-Up, Photogenic Award, Talent Winner - Kathryn Deyton
  • 2nd Runner-Up, Best Hair, Best Smile, Miss Congeniality - Jordan Hamon
  • 3rd Runner-Up - Katie Wofford
  • Interview Winner, Best Eyes - Barrett Moody

Miss TRHS 2021 Photo Gallery

Devildog Tennis Seniors Lead in Win over Westside

(4/12/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Boys' Tennis Seniors

The Devildog Tennis team recognized their seniors this afternoon before their match with Westside. The four seniors are Eli and Zach Verdin, Sam Kemp, and Dylan Timms. They are the #1 through #4 singles players on the team.

The Devildogs swept Westside 7-0 in the match to move to 5-2 overall for the season and 3-0 in region play to remain in first place in the region. They will travel to Walhalla on Wednesday.

Boys' Tennis vs Westside Photo Gallery

Devildogs Sign Letters of Intent

(4/2/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Nine Devildogs signed letters of intent on Friday afternoon in the gymnasium in front of family and friends. They will continue their careers through cheerleading and track and field.


Julia Estes and Jordan Hamon signed to be on the cheer squad at North Greenville University.

Track and Field Runners

Gabe Herron, Cydney Stevenson, and Sam Kyker signed to be runners on the track and field teams and/or Cross Country Teams. Gabe signed with USC-Upstate, Cydney signed with USC-Beaufort, and Sam signed with Milligan University.

Track and Field Throwers

Lilly Grumbles, Emma Ellison, Kloey Pickens, and Emma Baker signed to be throwers on the Track and Field teams. Lilly and Kloey will be attending Columbia International University. Emma Baker will attend USC-Upstate. Emma Ellison will attend Erskine College.

Congratulations and good luck, Devildogs!

Photos from the Signing Ceremony

Choral Students Participate in Virtual Honor Choir

(4/1/2021 / TRHS Staff and GCS)

Virtual honor Choir

"I am excited to introduce this year's District Virtual Honor Choir. Watch the video about how we overcame COVID to produce something special for the students. This was a new experience and a challenge for our district chorus teachers and students but I think it was a huge success. Michael Lining did an amazing job as our sound and video engineer and Bradley Wingate fully supported our virtual approach. Many students put in hours of practice to bring this project together. Please watch the result of all their hard work!" -- Mr. Peter Simms, TRHS Choral Director

Featured TRHS singers are Rebekah DeMars, Sarah Farr, Jessica Ferguson, Mahaila Reynolds, and Brayden Brock.

GCS News Story on YouTube

Virtual Choir 1 on YouTube

Virtual Choir 2 on YouTube

Spring Sports Continue with a Winning Night at Home

(3/24/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Baseball and Soccer

Tuesday night was another busy night for spring sports on campus. The Lady Devildog soccer team started the night hosting Walhalla. They scored the first goal of the game about 15 minutes into the game to take a 1-0 lead. Walhalla answered six minutes later when they would send a corner kick into the box and be awarded a penalty kick. Travelers Rest had several shots on goal to close out the half but the teams were tied 1-1 at the half. The Lady Devildogs scored three goals in the second half to win their second straight Region 1 game 4-1. They will travel to Pickens on Friday night.

The JV baseball team hosted St. Joseph's and scored the first run of the game in the second inning. They led 3-0 after five innings and came away with a 7-1 win. They will travel to Easley next Tuesday for a double header.

The Devildog soccer team closed out the night hosting Walhalla. They attacked the Razorbacks early scoring three goals in the first 23 minutes of the first half. Walhalla scored in the second half but the Devildogs won the first region game of the year 5-1 and improve to 2-4 on the season and 1-1 in region play. They will travel to Pickens on Friday night.

The Devildog golf team also hosted Greer on Tuesday afternoon at the Green Valley Country Club and will travel to Walhalla on Wednesday. Please see the calendar on the school website for the latest scheduled events.

Girls' Soccer vs Walhalla Photo Gallery

Boys' Soccer vs Walhalla Photo Gallery

JV Baseball vs St. Joseph's Photo Gallery

Fall and Winter Sports Complete Successful Seasons

(3/16/2021 / TRHS Athletic Dept.)

Travelers Rest High School would like to congratulate all of our Fall and Winter sports coaches as well as the Fall and Winter Sports Teams for having such a successful year. In all, our Fall and Winter sports have earned 6 Region Championships, and 2 State Runner-Up Trophies. In addition many of our Coaches have received Region Coach of the Year Honors. Congratulations to the following:

  • John King – Boys Cross Country Region Coach of the Year
  • Lindsay Baber – Boys Swimming Region Coach of the Year
  • Lindsay Baber – Girls Swimming Region Coach of the Year
  • Holly Smith and Kirby Alford – Girls Tennis Region Coach of the Year
  • Josh Mills – Boys Basketball North/South All Star Coach
  • Ted Henderson – Wrestling Region Coach of the Year
  • Erin Keen – Region 1 4A Athletic Director of the Year

Congratulations to ALL of our Fall and Winter sports for doing such a great job representing Travelers Rest High School.

TR Theatre Receives Excellent Rating at PDA

(3/12/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Valedictorian and Salutatorian 2021

TR Theatre participated in the Palmetto Dramatic Association and earned an Excellent rating for the production of Final Dress Rehearsal. In addition, our talented thespians earned Excellence in acting. Gabriella Roggy & Faith Carlisle were honorably mentioned for their comedic duo performance. Congratulations to the cast of Final Dress Rehearsal!

TRHS Announces Class of 2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

(3/9/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Valedictorian and Salutatorian 2021

Congratulations to Zachary Verdin, Class of 2021 Valedictorian. Zachary is awaiting word from Cornell University, and deciding between Clemson Honors College, University of South Carolina Honors College, Furman University, or Wofford College where he will study Biology.

Congratulations to Elias Verdin, Class of 2021 Salutatorian. Elias is awaiting word from Cornell University, and deciding between Clemson Honors College, University of South Carolina Honors College, Furman University, or Wofford College where he will study Biology.

Three Wrestlers Place at State Individual Tournament

(3/8/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

State Wrestlers

This year due to Covid restrictions it was much more difficult to qualify for State in all sports but three Devildog Wrestlers competed in the individual tournament on Saturday. All three placed in the tournament.

  • Brooks Russ-Martin finished second and became a 2 time finalist.
  • Bryson Mclees finished 2nd and is now a 4 time state qualifier, and a state finalist. He finishes his career with well over 100 wins.
  • Kodie Hughes Hightower finished third, after losing a tough semifinals match by one point to the eventual champ from May River. Kodie battled back to take third and is now a two year placer and 1 time champ.

Congratulations, Devildogs!

Spring Sports Begin

(3/6/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Baseball and Soccer

As winter sports end very successful seasons the spring sports teams have begun their seasons. The first home games saw the Lady Devildog soccer team and the Devildog baseball team hosting Wade Hampton. The soccer team started their season with a 5-0 win at Greenville earlier this week. Wade Hampton scored three goals in the first half of the game on their way to a 4-0 shutout. The ladies will continue a tough non-region part of their season travelling to Wren next week and hosting Eastside the following week.

The Devildog baseball team gave up a run in the first inning to trail 1-0. The Generals quickly got a pair of outs on three pitches in the bottom half of the inning but the Devildogs got a hit and then took advantage of an error by the Generals to get the run back and then take a lead. They would go on to pick up a 7-2 win over the Generals. They will continue play in the Foothills Pre-region Tournament on Saturday and Tuesday.

For schedules and dates for all of the sports see the calendar on the TRHS webpage.

Girls' Soccer vs Wade Hampton Photo Gallery

Baseball vs Wade Hampton Photo Gallery

Lady Devildogs Fall in Upper State Championship Game

(2/27/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Lady Devildog Basketball

On February 12th the Lady Devildogs traveled to Easley with a 6-6 record and needing a win to advance to the AAAA playoffs. They came away with a 34-23 win earning the right to a game at Region 4 champion Westwood. They pulled off the 59-53 win on the road to advance to the next round, this time against the Region 3 champions at South Pointe. The ladies shocked the defending Upper State Champions with a 50-39 win and advanced to the Upper State Championship game against their third straight game against a region champion, this time their Region 1 rival Westside.

The Lady Devidogs opened the third game against Westside with a 3 point shot by senior Rylie Brown. they would hit three straight 3 pointers to lead 9-2 early in the game. Westside answered scoring 8 straight points to lead 10-9 and held a 12-11 lead at the end of the first quarter. The first half of the second quarter saw several lead changes and ties before the Rams outscored the Lady Devildogs 13-4 in the final five minutes of the half to lead 31-22 halfway through the game.

The Lady Devildogs outscored the Lady Rams 11-10 in the third quarter and were only down by 3 with 5:25 left in the game. Westside didn't allow the Lady Devildogs to get any closer and hit their free throws late and advanced to the State Championship game with a 56-42 win. Travelers Rest ends their season with a 9-7 record and two playoff victories in a year where only the top two teams from each region advanced. Great job, ladies!

Girls' Basketball vs Westside Photo Gallery

Art Students Create Mural

(2/26/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

TRHS Mural

The Art 3 class recently completed a mural in the Fine Arts Hall and submitted it to the 2021 GreenLink Bus Shelter Contest. Each of the 11 students created an anchor piece that represented an important aspect of community life and spent the next 2 weeks using line, shape, pattern and color to integrate all the images and create a sense of movement to draw the viewer's eye through the busy composition and reflect the vibrant and dynamic community that is Greenville. Winners will be announced at the end of March. You can click on the image above to see a larger version.

Three Wrestlers Selected to North/South All-Stars

(2/26/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Wrestling All Stars

Congratulations to seniors Bryson McLees, Kodie Hughes Hightower, and Brooks Russ-Martin for being selected to the SCWCA North-South All-Star Team. This is the wrestling equivalent to the Shrine Bowl for football. This is the first time in school history that 3 of our wrestlers have been selected in the same season. Congratulations, Devildogs!

Lady Devildogs Advance to Upper State Championship Game

(2/25/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Final Score

Congratulations to the Lady Devildog Basketball team for their 50-39 win at South Pointe on Wednesday night. With the win the ladies advance to the Upper State Championship game. They will face region rival Westside for the third time this season on Saturday night. The game will be played at Easley High School. More details will follow.

Congratulations to all the coaches and players. Go Devildogs!

Devildogs Fall to Raiders in Playoffs

(2/25/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)


The Devildog basketball team hosted the Region 2 champion Greenville Red Raiders on Thursday in a 2nd round playoff game. The Raiders took the lead early and led 14-9 after one quarter. The teams each scored 15 points in the second quarter as Greenville took a 29-24 lead at the half.

The Devildogs tied the score with six seconds left in the third quarter. The teams were tied 38-38 entering the final quarter. Dillon King hit a three with 6:18 left in the game to give the Devildogs their first lead of 43-40. Two minutes later Greenville tied the score at 47-47. Travelers Rest hit the next basket to regain a 49-47 lead but seconds later Greenville hit a three to lead 50-49. The visitors hit their free throws in the final minutes to advance to the Upper State Championship game with a 58-51 win. The Devildogs end their season as Region 2 Champions and an 18-4 record.

Boys' Basketball vs Greenville Photo Gallery

Basketball Game Tonight is Sold Out

(2/25/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Sold Out

Attention Devildog Basketball Fans,
Tonight's 2nd Round Playoff game vs. Greenville is SOLD OUT. Doors will open tonight at 6:30. You must have a digital ticket to enter the facility. We have also reached our limit on SCHSL passes. As always please make sure you are socially distanced and sitting in the clearly marked areas on the bleachers. Masks are required to be worn during the time you are inside the facility. If you have any questions please contact Coach Keen at

The game will be streamed by the Devildog Sports Network on YouTube.

Bruce and Brown Named to All State Teams

(2/24/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

All State Basketball Players

Congratulations to senior Mallory Bruce and junior Jacob Brown for being selected to this year's SC AAAA All State Basketball teams. They were two of the 19 Greenville County players selected to the different All State teams this year.

The full list of boys named to the AAAA team are Jacob Brown, Travelers Rest; Kain James, Easley; Jaleel Skinner, Greer; Dalen Boyles, Greenwood; Omazeon Tinsley, Lancaster; Quan Peterson, South Pointe; Dylan Williams, Irmo; RJ Felton, Aiken; Donavan Hodge, South Aiken; Ayden Hickman, Myrtle Beach; Cesare Edwards, Hartsville; Will McCracken, Hilton Head; Bailey Wiseman, James Island; Janyle Pittman, Lancaster; and Colin Rodrigues, North Augusta.

The full list of girls named to the AAAA team are Tabitha Littlefield, Greer; Victoria Jordan, Catawba Ridge; Maliyiah Mason, Irmo; Mallory Bruce, Travelers Rest; Daveona Hatchell, North Myrtle Beach; Layla Warren, Beaufort; Destiny Middleton, Westside; Jayla Jamison, Airport; Najah Lane, South Pointe; Malayziah Etheredge, Westwood; J’Adore Young, Greenville; Summer Joseph, Darlington; Tacoya Heyward, Bluffton; Amber Burton, Dreher; and Amirah Nelson, Myrtle Beach.

Congratulations, Devildogs!

Important Spring Sports Information

(2/22/2021 / TRHS Athletic Dept.)

Hello Devildog Fans!

As winter sports are winding down, spring sports are about to start full force. All spring sports will start their games starting March 1st. Until that time any spring sports event/game at Travelers Rest High School is a scrimmage. Scrimmages at our Facilities are closed so no spectators are allowed in. Once the regular season starts on March 1st, tickets for spring events will be sold on GoFan. ALL tickets will be digital.

Just like fall and winter sports, spring sports will have limited seating capacities. Because of the number of spring sports there will often be more than one event on campus at the same time. When the time comes to start purchasing tickets please make sure that you purchase tickets for the correct event that you are attending. You will only be allowed to watch that event. Due to COVID-19 seating and attendance restrictions we ask you not jump between events that you did NOT purchase tickets for. For example, if there is a baseball and softball game going on at the same time, please do not walk back and forth between both games to watch them.

As always, for parents of athletes, a link will be sent out to your coaches who will then distribute those links for parents to purchase advanced tickets before they go public. This will be critical for those facilities that have a very limited capacity such as Baseball and Softball. Here are a few things to remember before you purchase a ticket for one of our Spring Events:

  1. Gates to permit spectators in to facility will open 20 minutes before game time.
  2. Masks MUST be worn at all times on school grounds.
  3. Spectators must sit in marked areas on bleachers and on the ground.
  4. Spectators must have already purchased a digital ticket to enter.

Devildogs Hold On to Advance in Playoffs

(2/22/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Boys' Basketball vs Irmo

The Devildog basketball team hosted Irmo in the first round of the AAAA Playoffs on Monday night. Both teams concentrated on getting good shots in the first half. Caleb Mills scored the first points of the game almost two minutes into the game hitting a 3 pointer. Irmo hit the next 5 points but TR outscored Irmo 8-3 to close the quarter to take an 11-8 lead. The second quarter was much the same with the Devildogs leading 20-14 at the half.

The Devildogs held the Jackets to single digits in the first three quarters and led by as much as 15 in the third quarter. They led 35-22 entering the final quarter. Irmo cut the lead to single digits with 3:10 left in the game. The Devildogs struggled from the free throw line hitting just 6 out of 15 and Irmo pulled to within 4 twice in the final minute and a half. The Devildogs hit just enough of their free throws in the final seconds of the game and stopped Irmo defensively to maintain their lead. Jamie Thompson scored on a layup at the buzzer and the Devildogs held on for a 49-41 win. They will host Region 1 champion Greenville on Thursday.

Boys' Basketball vs Irmo Photo Gallery

Wrestling Team Falls in Second Round of Playoffs

(2/15/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Wrestling Seniors

The Devildog Wrestling Team hosted Eastside on Monday night in a tough 2nd round playoff match against the defending State Champion Eagles. Easts won their fifth straight title last February and got off to a quick start against the Region 1AAAA champion Devildogs. The Eagles won the first six matches, five by pins, to lead 32-0. Brooks Russ-Martin picked up the Devildogs first points in the quickest match of the night pinning his opponent early in the first period. Bryson McLees won the next match with a pin and the Devildogs trailed 32-12. Addison Stone won his match with a decision and the Devildogs trailed 38-15. Eastside won the next match to lead 44-15 and forfeited the last three matches to take the 44-33 win.

After the match Kodie Hughes was presented his State Championship ring by Athletic Director Erin Keen. Kodie won the individual State Championship last year in the 220 pound class.

Wrestling ve Eastside Photo Gallery

Varsity Basketball Teams Sweep Razorbacks

(2/5/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Senior Night Girls Basketball

The varsity basketball teams hosted the Razorbacks from Walhalla on Friday night and won both Region 1 AAAA games. In the first game the visitors scored the opening basket to lead 2-0. The Lady Devildogs then scored 12 straight points to lead 12-2 at the end of the first half. They stretched out their lead to 22-9 at the half and went on to pick up their second win in a row with the 47-30 victory. With the win the ladies improve to 6-4 overall and 3-2 in region play to remain in second place. They will host Easley on Tuesday night.

After the game the senior girls' basketball players were recognized. Senior Mallory Bruce was also recognized for having scored 1000 points in her high school career.

The boys' team took the floor in the second game and picked up their third straight win with a 81-54 win over the Razorbacks. The Devildogs improved their record to 15-3 and 6-1 in the region to remain in second place. They will host Greenville in a non-region game on Tuesday night.

Varsity Girls' Basketball vs Walhalla 1st Half Photo Gallery

Varsity Girls' Basketball vs Walhalla 2nd Half and Sr. Ceremony Photo Gallery

Devildogs Win on Senior Night

(1/29/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Senior Night

The varsity boys' basketball team hosted Eastside on Friday night. Senior Boys' Basketball players, Wrestling athletes, Student Council members, and Cheerleaders were recognized before the game. Photos are online at the link below.

The Devildogs scored the first 6 points of the game and held Eastside scoreless for the first four minutes of the game. The Eagles scored the next 7 points to take the lead but the Devildogs answered and led 12-9 at the end of the first quarter and 23-19 at the half. Eastside outscored the Devildogs 17-7 in the third quarter to lead 36-30. The Devildogs trailed 38-32 in the final quarter before going on a 13-0 run. They held on for a 48-43 win to improve to 13-3 on the season.

The Devildog basketball teams will host Westside next Tuesday night. The girls' game will tip off at 6pm and the boys' game will follow.

Senior Night Ceremony Photo Gallery

Varsity Boys' Basketball vs Eastside Photo Gallery

Devildogs Fall in Overtime to Easley

(1/27/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)


The varsity boy's basketball team hosted Easley on Tuesday night in a key Region 1AAAA game. Both teams came into the game undefeated in region play. Easley came into the game with a 10-2 record after a loss to Woodmont last week. The Devildogs came into the game 12-2 having won their last nine in a row by an average of 27 points.

The Devildogs scored the first basket but Easley quickly took the lead and outscored the Devildogs 11-7 in the first quarter. The visitors extended their lead in the second quarter and led 21-12 at the half.

The Devildogs turned up the defensive pressure in the third quarter holding Easley to four points. Caleb Mills inbounded the ball with an alley oop pass to Jacari Hellams who sank the basket near the end of the third quarter to give the Devildogs their first lead since early in the game. The teams began the fourth quarter with Travelers Rest leading 26-25. The Devildogs scored the first two baskets of the quarter to take a 30-25 lead. Easley hit a three pointer to tie the game at 32. The teams switched leads and Travelers Rest led 36-34 in the closing seconds. Easley hit a basket to tie the game and send it into overtime.

The Devildogs hit the first basket in overtime to take a lead but the Green Wave regained the lead hitting three free throws after a foul on a three point attempt. Caleb Mills cut the lead to 44-43 on a three pointer late in overtime but Easley hit 13 free throws in the overtime period to hold on for a 49-45 win. The teams will play again on February 12th at Easley in the final region game of the regular season.

Varsity Boys' Basketball vs Easley Photo Gallery

Wrestling Team Routs Pickens; Honors Seniors

(1/13/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Senior Wrestlers

The Devildog Wrestling team hosted Hillcrest and Pickens on Wednesday night. The senior Devildogs were honored before the varsity matches began. The Devildogs took down region rival Pickens in the opening match 70-6. Hillcrest and Pickens competed in the second match of the night and the Devildogs closed out the night against Hillcrest. The Devildogs will travel to River Bluff on Saturday.

Wrestling vs Pickens Photo Gallery

Wrestling vs Easley Photo Gallery

Basketball Teams Sweep Pickens to Open Region

(1/6/2021 / TRHS Webmaster)

Basketball Teams

The Devildog basketball teams played their first games in 2021 on Tuesday night. They opened region play with the varsity teams hosting Pickens and the JV teams at Pickens. All of the teams won their games.

The Lady Devildog varsity team fell behind early to Pickens but fought back to lead at the half. Pickens regained the lead in the second half. A three point shot by Mallory Bruce late in the game gave the ladies a 61-60 lead. Pickens hit one of two free throws to tie the game. TR scored again to lead 63-61 but Pickens hit a pair of free throws to tie the game with seconds left and a missed shot sent the game to overtime. The Lady Devildogs took a quick lead in OT and held on to win 75-67. The ladies are now 4-1 for the season and 1-0 in the region.

In the second game the boys' team the Devildogs led 17-10 in the first quarter and extended their lead each quarter to open region play with a 82-36 win. Jacob Brown and Adam Redding led the team with 17 and 12 points respectively. Scoring was balanced with eleven different players scoring for the Devildogs. The Devildogs improve to 7-2 on the year and 1-0 in the region.

The varsity teams will travel to Easley on Friday night and the JV teams will host Easley.

Varsity Girls' Basketball vs Pickens Photo Gallery

Varsity Boys' Basketball vs Pickens Photo Gallery

Cheer Team Finishes Second at State

(12/19/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Cheer Team

The TRHS Competitive Cheer Team ended their season at the Florence Center in Florence, SC at the AAAA State Championship. Last year's team finished third, their highest finish ever at State at the time. This year's squad improved on that mark and finished second with 268 points. AC Flora finished as State Champions with 282 points. Region 1 rivals Easley finished in third place with 256 points. Congratulations, ladies!

Winter Break Begins

(12/18/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Winter Break

We hope everyone has a great winter break. Classes will resume on January 4th. TRHS Band students were unable to perform their annual Winter Concert but hope you will enjoy their Virtual Winter Concert using the link below.

A Virtual Winter Concert Video

Tonight's Games Are Sold Out

(12/17/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Sold Out

Attention Devildog Basketball Fans,
Tonight's home games against the Blue Ridge Tigers are sold out. Please do not show up for tonight’s games without your ticket on GOFAN. There will not be any fans/students/parents admitted without a ticket. If you have any questions please email Coach Keen.

Lady Devildogs Win Home Opener

(12/11/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Girls' Basketball

The Lady Devildog basketball team hosted Berea for their first home game of the season. They finished the night with a 57-31 win to remain undefeated after three games having won games at Berea and Mauldin in the last week.

The Lady Bulldogs scored quickly to take a 2-0 lead. It would be the only lead they would have in the game as the Lady Devildogs answered with a three pointer and jumped out to a 18-9 lead at the end of the first quarter. Travelers Rest led 32-16 at the half and 44-23 going into the final quarter.

Both the boys' and girls' varsity teams will travel to Greenville High on Tuesday night and will host Blue Ridge next Friday night.

Varsity Girls' Basketball vs Berea Photo Gallery

Theatre Students Win SCTA Awards

(12/7/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Drama Award

Travelers Rest Theatre participated virtually in the 54th Annual South Carolina Theatre Association Convention, "Embrace the Unknown." The One-Act play "Voices" placed 5th in the state for the High School Theatre Division. All-Star Cast Members awarded were Kimmie Lightle, Kim Monroe, & Daisha Riley. Full cast includes Faith Carlisle, William Garrett, Haley Gosnell, Kate Leckie, Brooke Redding, Emilie Sanders, Bella Tabares, and Anna Taylor. Congratulations to the cast and crew!

Winter Week Toy Drive Information

(12/3/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Toy Drive

Please support the children and their families in need in our community by donating to our annual Winter Week Toy Drive (December 7-17)! All funds received will be used to purchase toys for children in our community in conjunction with the TRPD's annual toy drive.

Winter Week dress up days are as follows:

  • Monday and Tuesday (12/7 and 12/8): Polar Express Days (pajamas)
  • Wednesday and Thursday (12/9 and 12/10): Family Christmas Card Attire (flannels)
  • Monday and Tuesday (12/14 and 12/15): Aloha Winter (Hawaiian)
  • Wednesday and Thursday (12/16 and 12/17): Tacky Holiday Sweater

Winter Week Toy Drive Donations

Art 2 Students Present a Virtual Fall Art Exhibit

(11/30/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Art 2 Gallery Poster

This semester, advanced Art 2 students have been developing their skills painting self portraits, drawing chalk pastel landscapes, working with mixed media collage, and creating 3 dimensional sculptures out of foam. Their work will be judged by two internationally acclaimed artists and winners will be announced and prizes delivered before the break. Good luck!

Slideshow of the TRHS Fall Art Exhibit

TRHS Masking Tape Murals Photos

Friday Remediation Plan Information

(11/29/2020 / TRHS Staff)

Friday Remediation Plan

  • Location: Teacher classrooms

  • Time: 8:45am - 12:00pm

  • Entry: B/M & Virtual students need to sign-up via Teachers Google Survey to come in for help sessions on Fridays.

  • Snacks and Reinforcements

Students will be encouraged to come into the building to work with their teachers for remediation and make-up work.

Teachers will host students who are failing or need to complete assessments to come in during the time slot for tutoring and to make-up work.

Teachers will post a Google Survey (sign-up sheet) for students/parents to complete if there is a desire to come in for extra help.

  • 1st Period--8:45-9:30

  • 2nd Period--9:35-10:20

  • 3rd Period--10:25-11:10

  • 4th Period--11:15-12:00

  • 12PM - 4PM: Protected Teacher Planning Time

Teachers' office hours correspond to their planning period.

Generals Defeat Devildogs to Play for Championship

(11/24/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Basketball vs Wade Hampton

The Devildog varsity basketball team hosted the Wade Hampton Generals on Tuesday night in the Greenville County Thanksgiving Tournament. Before the game a moment of silence was held in memory of Grant Harrelson, a former member of the WHHS team and son of former TRHS coach Jeff Harrelson.

The Generals held the Devildogs scoreless the first three and a half minutes of the game taking a 5-0 lead. They never trailed in the game taking a 23-14 lead into halftime and leading 41-26 going into the final quarter. The Devildogs cut the lead to six in the fourth quarter but Wade Hampton held on to win 47-38 to claim a spot in the Championship game tomorrow. The Devildogs will play Eastside on Wednesday at 2:00pm at Eastside High School for third place in the tournament. The JV and varsity basketball teams will begin their regular seasons next Tuesday night against Riverside.

Purchase Tickets at GoFan

Devildog Basketball vs WHHS Photo Gallery

Devildog Basketball Team Tames Bulldogs

(11/23/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Basketball vs Berea

The Devildog Boys' Basketball team hosted a pair of games on Monday night in the Greenville County Thanksgiving Tournament. In the first game Wade Hampton defeated Liberty 78-45 to advance to the winners bracket game on Tuesday. The Devildogs hosted Berea in the second game of the evening. The first quarter saw the Devildogs fall behind 16-13 after one quarter. They pulled ahead in the second quarter and led 31-26 at the half and defeated the Bulldogs 70-56

There will be two more tournament games on Tuesday night in Joe Small Gymnasium. Berea and Liberty will play at 5:30. Travelers Rest will face Wade Hampton in the second game which will tip-off at 7:30. Tickets will be available at the site linked below.

Purchase Tickets at GoFan

Devildog Basketball vs Berea Photo Gallery

Devildogs to Host Thanksgiving Tournament Games

(11/22/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)


The Devildog Boys' Basketball team will be hosting games in the pre-season Greenville County Thanksgiving Tournament on Monday and Tuesday nights, November 23rd and 24th. Tickets are on sale now on GoFan for the two games on Monday night. Wade Hampton plays Liberty at 5:30 and Travelers Rest hosts Berea at 7:30. Please make sure you search Travelers Rest High School at to buy tickets for either game or use the link below. Tickets must be purchased online in advance due to limited seating.

Tuesday night the losing teams will play each other at 5:30 and the winners will play at 7:30. Eastside High School is also hosting a bracket in the tournament and will host four games starting at 10am on Wednesday and ending with the Championship at 4pm. The TRHS calendar will be updated as games are concluded.

Purchase Tickets at GoFan

GCS requests community’s help in reversing COVID spread

(11/22/2020 / GCS Press Release)

Mask Up GCS

As COVID cases in Greenville County and the State of South Carolina continue to rise, Greenville County Schools is asking students, parents, and the greater community to help ensure the return to in-person school in the district is not derailed by rising numbers. GCS is asking all citizens to follow DHEC guidelines to help reverse the current increase: wear a mask when in public, avoid large gatherings, frequently wash or sanitize hands and high-touch surfaces, stay home and away from others when sick, and seek medical advice when running a fever, developing a new or worsening cough, experiencing shortness of breath, or losing the sense of taste or smell.

  • Though statistics show individuals are safer from the risk of COVID inside our schools where protocols are strict, we could soon reach a tipping point where the number of employee absences would make it impossible for us to safely supervise students. This would result in a temporary return to eLearning.
  • The community can help us stay on track by following recommended precautions outside of school: wear a mask when in public, avoid large gatherings, frequently wash or sanitize hands and high-touch surfaces, stay home and away from others when sick, and seek medical advice when running a fever, developing a new or worsening cough, experiencing shortness of breath, or losing the sense of taste or smell.
  • Do NOT send students to school who are symptomatic of any contagious disease and follow DHEC instructions on COVID isolations and quarantines.

Full Press Release

Falcons Shut Out Devildogs in Playoffs

(11/13/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Football vs Easley

The Devildog football team travelled to AC Flora on Friday night for a first round playoff game against the top ranked Falcons. Flora entered the game 7-0 averaging 56 points a game. The Falcons scored a pair of touchdowns in each of the first two quarters to lead 28-0 at the half. They went on to shut out the Devildogs 41-0 to advance to the second round of the playoffs against the winner of the South Pointe vs Greenwood game. The Devildogs end their season 3-3.

Three Devildog Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

(11/11/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Fall Signing Athletes

Seniors Mallory Bruce, Anna Kate Highsmith, and J.T. Robertson signed letters of intent this afternoon in the TRHS Media Center. Bruce signed with UNC Asheville to play basketball. Robertson signed to be on the Track and Field team as a thrower with Erskine College. Highsmith signed with Winthrop University to play soccer. Congratulations, Devildogs!

Photos from the Signing Ceremony

Devildog Cheer Teams Host Competition

(11/7/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

TRHS Cheer Team

The Devildog Cheer Teams hosted the Devildog Invitational Cheer Competition on Saturday in Joe Small Gymnasium. Squads from throughout the Upstate competed. The TRHS JV squad finished 2nd in their division and the varsity squad finished 1st. Full results were:


  • 2nd - Liberty JV
  • 1st - BHP JV


  • 2nd - Travelers Rest JV
  • 1st - Easley JV


  • 1st - T.L. Hanna JV

AAA Varsity

  • 4th - Blue Ridge
  • 3rd - BHP
  • 2nd - (Tie) Palmetto and Chapman
  • 1st - Seneca

AAAA Varsity

  • 4th - Greenville
  • 3rd - Walhalla
  • 2nd - Easley
  • 1st - Travelers Rest

AAAAA Varsity

  • 1st - T.L. Hanna

TRHS JV Cheerleaders Photo Gallery

TRHS Varsity Cheerleaders Photo Gallery

Devildogs Extinguish the Blue Flame

(11/6/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Devildog Football

The Devildog football team traveled to Pickens for the final game of the regular season on Friday night. After last week's loss to Walhalla, the Devildogs needed to beat Pickens by at least 15 points in order to earn the second playoff spot in Region 1AAAA. They got off to a quick start scoring on their first possession on a pass from Mills to Hellams. Bradley Russ-Martin scooped up a Pickens fumble and scored to give the Devildogs a 14-0 lead with 4:32 left in the first quarter. Pickens scored in the final minute of the quarter to cut the lead to 14-7.

Both teams had multiple interceptions in the first half but the Devildogs were able to take advantage of the turnovers and scored three touchdowns in the second quarter. The final touchdown came after Pickens intercepted Mills inside the five yard line only to see Brooks Russ-Martin pick off a pass and return it into the red zone setting up a Mills to Hellams touchdown pass to give the Devildogs a 35-7 lead.

Both teams added touchdowns in the third quarter and headed into the final quarter with the Devildogs leading 42-13. The Devildog defense held the Blue Flame scoreless in the final quarter and scored a pair of touchdowns in the final 6 minutes to claim a dominant 56-13 win and clinch the second playoff spot. They will travel to A.C. Flora next Friday night for a first round playoff game. This is the third straight year the Devildogs have made the playoffs and the first game against Flora. The last time they went to the playoffs three straight years was 1997-99.

Varsity Football at Pickens Photo Gallery

Tonight's Game Information

(11/6/2020 / TRHS Athletic Director)

Tonight’s game at Pickens starts at 7:30. The box office will open at 6:30. Tickets will be sold on a first come first serve basis. While there are plenty of tickets available for the away side, the home fans can purchase tickets on that side if they are sold out on the home side. Tonight is also their Senior Night. Please keep this in mind when it comes to attending tonight’s game. If you cannot attend in person, or want to watch the game at home please use the below link to watch Pickens Livestream of the game. I look forward to seeing you at the game tonight as we play for a playoff spot!!!! Go Devildogs!!!

TRHS vs Pickens Livestream

Boys' Cross Country Team Finishes 2nd at State

(11/6/2020 / TRHS Staff)

Boys' Cross Country

Thursday afternoon the TRXC boys team was hoping for and expecting a 4th or 5th place finish, but got a surprise with a state runner-up trophy. TR finished 2nd to former region-rival Eastside. The previous best team finish was in 2015 when TR placed 4th at the state championship. Griffin Gillespie led TR by placing 6th at state with a time of 16:40, garnering all-state honors. He is the first TR boy all-state runner since 2013. Seniors Sam Kyker and Gabe Herron finished in the top 19. Reid Merriweather, T Harris, Christian Woodard, and Cian Erdley rounded out the rest of the TR varsity boys team. Winning the region championship for the first time in 35 years and finishing state runner-up made 2020 the greatest season in program history.

Devildogs Fall to Razorbacks

(10/30/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Homecoming Court 2020

Friday night the Devildog varsity football team played their last home game in this shortened season hosting Walhalla. Before the game, the 2020 Homecoming Court was presented. Seniors Jordan Hamon and Shaun Perkins were named 2020 Homecoming Queen and King. Sofia Sea was named Senior Princess, Grace Rackley was named Junior Princess, Avery Stephens was named Sophomore Princess, and Ava Gillespie was named Freshman Princess.

The Devildogs won the toss and chose to defer to the second half. The Razorbacks were forced to punt and Travelers Rest moved the ball down to the 29 yard line but fumbled to end their first drive. The Razorbacks were forced to punt again on their next possession. Cam Henderson scored the first TD of the night and the Devildogs led 7-0 with 3:04 left in the first quarter.

Walhalla answered in the second quarter with a TD run by their quarterback. The extra point was good and the score was tied 7-7 with 10:54 left in the half. The Razorbacks put together another drive late in the half. The Devildog defense stopped them just inches from the goal and Walhalla called time out with four seconds left in the half. The Razorbacks chose to go for the TD after the time out and after a discussion the officials ruled that the Razorbacks scored on the effort. They led 14-7 at the half.

The Devildogs received the second half kickoff and Henderson returned the kick past midfield and later scored his second touchdown of the night to tie the game at 14 with 5:23 left in the third quarter. Henderson's touchdown came after Bradley Russ-Martin blocked a Walhalla punt. On their first play after the ensuing kickoff, the Razorbacks scored on a 71 yard pass. The extra point was good and the visitors led 21-14. They forced the Devildogs to punt on the next possession and recovered a fumbled snap in the end zone to score their final touchdown of the night. The extra point was no good and they led 27-14. The Devildogs were unable to move the ball late and Walhalla was able to run out the clock and win the game. With the win, Walhalla moves to 2-1 in region play while the Devildogs fall to 1-2 with one game left at Pickens next Friday night.

2020 Homecoming Ceremony

Football vs Walhalla First Half Photo Gallery

Golden Regiment Halftime Performance Photo Gallery

Football vs Walhalla Second Half Photo Gallery

Homecoming Game Information

(10/30/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Sold Out

Tonight’s Homecoming game against Walhalla is Sold Out, except for a few standing room only tickets. Please bring a chair if you buy these tickets as you are NOT permitted in the stands. Please make sure you have your GoFan tickets pulled up on your phone before you get to the gates. Also, if you are a participant in Homecoming ceremony, or are a football, cheer, or band parent please make sure you stop by the "will call" table to pick up your tickets there. Remember Homecoming festivities start at 6:50. Gates will not open until 6:15. If you have any questions please email the Athletic Director. See you at the game. Go Devildogs!!!

Devildogs Defeat Easley at Home

(10/24/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Football vs Easley

The Devildog varsity football team returned to action after having to postpone games the past two weeks hosting Easley. The last time the two teams faced each other was 1991, also the last year the two teams were in the same region. The Devildogs won their first Region 1 game despite turning the ball over four times.

The Devildogs won the toss and deferred. After forcing the Green Wave to punt on their first series, the Devildogs moved down the field. Easley intercepted a Mills pass to stop the drive and took advantage of the turnover by driving down the field and scoring on a 9 yard TD run to take a 7-0 lead with 2:20 left in the first quarter. The Devildogs answered quickly with Drayton Ward scoring on a 29 yard pass from Caleb Mills on the third play after the Easley kickoff.

Easley regained the lead in the second quarter with a 25 yard field goal with 8:53 left in the first half. The Devildogs took the lead with a 7 yard TD run by A.J. Raines with 3:32 left in the half. The Devildogs led 14-10 at the half.

The Devildogs extended their lead in the third quarter with Mills finding Jacari Hellams in the end zone from the three yard line. Cam Henderson ran for the two point conversion and the Devildogs led 22-10 with a little over 7 minutes left in the third quarter. An Easley punt pinned the Devildogs inside the five yard line. The Devildogs fumbled and recovered the ball in the end zone giving Easley a safety.

Wesley Pope kicked a 20 yard field goal with 5:54 left in the game. Easley got a fourth interception late in the final quarter and drove into the red zone. Alex Ward intercepted the ball on the two yard line and ran 98 yards for the final score of the night. Pope kicked the extra point and the Devildogs won the game 32-12. The Devildogs will host Walhalla next Friday night in their final home regular season game.

Football vs Easley First Half Photo Gallery

Golden Regiment Halftime Performance Photo Gallery

Football vs Easley Second Half Photo Gallery

Important Information About Tonight's Game

(10/23/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Sold Out

Hello Devildog Fans!!!! A few reminders about the home game tonight against Easley.:

  • First of all, the game tonight is SOLD OUT. You must have a ticket to enter the game. The ticket must be validated digitally at the gate. Please do not show up to the gate without a digital ticket.
  • Fans with home side tickets will enter through the lower gate, please follow the signs directing you to that gate.
  • If you have a standing room only ticket, you cannot sit in the stands. You must sit or stand along and outside the fence line.
  • Please remember if you have a ticket to sit in the stands you must sit in the areas marked off for socially distanced seating. Masks are required to enter the stadium and you MUST wear them for the duration of time you are in the stadium.
  • At the end of the game, please exit the stadium area immediately. If you are waiting on a player after the game, please wait for them in the parking lot.
  • Visitors who have tickets must enter through the visitor gate which is near the ticket booth. Please follow the signs directing you to that gate. Please also remember that Greenville County Schools still has a Clear Bag policy in place.
  • There are no passes accepted at the game, this includes Golden Circle, and District Employee passes.

As always if you have any questions please contact the Athletic Director, Erin Keen.

Cross Country Teams Host Region 1 Championship

(10/21/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Cross Country Team

Congratulations to the Cross Country teams for hosting the Region 1 AAAA Region Championship on Wednesday afternoon. The varsity boys team won the Region Championship. This is the second region championship in school history and the first in 35 years with the first championship coming in 1985.

Griffin Gillespie won the race and is the individual region champion. He set the TR record for the course with a 16:43 time. Gabe Herron (4th), Sam Kyker (5th), and Reid Merriweather (7th) finished top 10 and were named all region. Cian Erdley was the JV boys champion. The JV boys team also finished first in the region. The girls' cross country team finished fourth in the region.

Region 1 Varsity Girls Cross Country Photo Gallery

Region 1 Varsity Boys Cross Country Photo Gallery

Region 1 JV Cross Country Photo Gallery

Region 1 Cross Country Awards Ceremony Photo Gallery

Lady Devildog Tennis Team Loses in Playoffs

(10/20/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Tennis Team

The Lady Devildog Tennis team hosted Dreher on Tuesday afternoon for a 1st round playoff match. Travelers Rest won Region 1 and Dreher finished second in their region behind A.C. Flora. Dreher came out on top and will advance to the second round with a 4-1 win. Addy Bonesso won her match as the #1 seed 7-5, 6-6 (winning 7-2 on the tiebreaker for the second set.) Congratulations on a great season!

Girls Tennis vs Dreher Photo Gallery

Lady Devildog Tennis Team Win Region

(10/13/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Tennis Team

Congratulations to the Lady Devildog Tennis team, Region 1 Champions. The ladies defeated Pickens 4-3 at Berea this evening. Addy Bonesso (#1) won 6-0, 6,0 and finished as the top player in the region. She will compete in the state singles tournament in November. Gibson Wyatt (#2) won 6-2, 7-5. Alice Boswell-Brown (#3) won 6-2, 6-3. Kassie Suddeth (#4) won 6-2, 6-4. They finished 8-1 in the region and will host Dreher on Tuesday, October 20th.

JV and Varsity Football Games at Pickens Postponed

(10/12/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

District leadership, including the GCS Director of Medical Health Services, met with school administration today and have decided that this week’s JV and varsity football games versus Pickens have been postponed until a future date after four Devildog football players tested positive for COVID dating back to Tuesday, October 6. Football practice will resume Tuesday, October 13, for symptom-free students and students who are not quarantined. Football training will be structured like the preseason sessions where small groups of athletes will train with a coach and be at least six feet socially distant while wearing masks during training sessions.

Parents, students should not attend class or school functions if they are experiencing a new or worsening cough, loss of taste or smell, or shortness of breath. Students should also remain at home if they have been in close contact with an individual known to have COVID.

JV and Varsity Football Games Postponed

(10/8/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

The JV and Varsity Football games against Walhalla scheduled for Thursday and Friday nights have been postponed due to confirmed cases of COVID-19. Three players, two varsity and one junior varsity, tested positive and two other players are awaiting results. The games will be rescheduled for a later date. Once dates are set we will announce it on our website and social media accounts.

In addition, all TR football practices have been suspended until further notice.

Devildogs Fall 13-12 to the Rams

(10/3/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)


The Devildogs traveled to Westside to take on the Rams in their first Region 1 AAAA contest. In a game where the defenses kept scoring to a minimum, the Devildogs came up just short losing 13-12 in the first game ever between the two teams. Travelers Rest received the opening kickoff and started at the 20. Westside's defense came up with their first big play forcing and recovering a fumble in the opening minute. The Devildog defense held the Rams to a 32 yard field goal and Westside led 3-0. Later in the first quarter the Devildogs missed a 32 yard field goal. Both teams moved the ball but the defenses came up big in the red zone with both teams turning the ball over on downs. Riley Gilbert intercepted a pass giving the Devildogs the ball inside the Westside 10 late in the second half. Caleb Mills would score the first touchdown of the night on a one yard run. The extra point was no good and the Devildogs led 6-3 with 2:02 left in the half. Westside moved down the field but a Cameron Campbell interception stopped the drive in the final seconds of the half and for the second week in a row the Devildogs had a 6-3 lead at halftime.

The Rams started the second half on offense but the Devildog defense forced a failed field goal attempt from 29 yards out. The Rams defense forced a punt on the next possession, the first of the night, and took over on the Devildog side of the field. They tied the game on a 43 yard field goal with 2:41 left in the 3rd quarter. The game remained tied at 6 entering the final quarter.

Westside picked off a pass to start the 4th quarter and took over at the Devildog 39 yard line. Bryson Aiken picked off a Westside pass to end the drive at the four yard line. Travelers Rest had to punt again and Westside took over on their own 41 yard line. The Devildog defense forced a fumble near the goal line but Westside recovered it in the end zone for a touchdown. After kicking the extra point the Rams led 13-6 with 9:16 left in the game. The Devildogs answered as Cam Henderson completed a 48 yard TD pass to Drayton Ward with 7:46 left in the game. The Devildogs attempted a 2 point conversion but Henderson was stopped short of the goal line and Westside held a 13-12 lead.

Westside was able to take a lot of time off of the clock with their running game. A missed field goal gave the Devildogs one last chance with 1:07 left in the game. Westside stopped the Devildogs on a fourth down play and took over with 22 seconds left in the game and preserve the 13-12 win.

Statistically the game was as close as the score with each team having a little more than 270 yards total offense. Westside outrushed the Devildogs 256 to 78. Cam Henderson led the Devildogs with 86 rushing yards. The Devildogs had a 195 to 21 advantage in passing yards with six different receivers having catches for the Devildogs. Caleb Mills was 15 out of 26 for 130 yards. Cam Henderson was 3 out of 5 for 65 yards with one TD and one interception. Westside had a decided advantage in time of possession holding the ball for 36 minutes compared to 12 minutes for Travelers Rest.

The Devildogs will host Walhalla in a Region 1 game next week at Chico Bolin Stadium. Please see the TRHS website or Facebook page for information on ticket availability.

Swim Teams Make History with Region Championships

(10/2/2020 / TRHS Athletic Dept.)

Swim Teams

The Travelers Rest High School Swim Dogs are only a mere 6 years old, 42 in dog years, and last night they showed that veteran leadership and determination in winning the first Region Championship for both the Boys and the Girls teams. It took a total team effort for the Boys to rack up 87 points against Region foes Westside and Easley to finish as Region Champions. The top swimmers, and All Region honors for the boys were Julian Howard with 21 points, James Marsh with 17 points, Chris Hall with 14 points, Hayden Ramsey with 12 points, and Michael Hawkins with 12 points. Every boy scored points in their events to lead the team to victory.

On the girls side, the team scored 173 points propelling them past Westside and Easley for the Championship. The girls team was led by their veteran seniors who helped start the swim program as middle schoolers and the younger members who will be the future of this still young program. The top swimmers for the girls were Lilian Friedl with 28 points, Lydia Lang with 22 points, Keeley Barrett with 19 points, and Jasper Baldwin with 30 points. Jasper also captured the Region Swimmer of the Year Honors by being the top points scorer for the meet. As with the boys, it took the entire girls team scored points to help capture the Region Title. In addition to the teams winning region, Travelers Rest was also Region Champions in the following events.

  • Girls 200 Medley Relay – LJ Friedl, Lydia Lang, Jasper Baldwin, Keeley Barrett
  • 50 Freestyle – Jasper Baldwin
  • 100 Butterfly – LJ Friedl
  • 100 Freestyle – Julian Howard
  • 500 Freestyle – Jasper Baldwin
  • 200 Freestyle Relay – LJ Friedl, Lydia Lang, Jasper Baldwin, Keeley Barrett
  • 400 Freestyle Relay – Chris Hall, Hayden Ramsey, James Marsh, Julian Howard

Travelers Rest High School is so proud of both of these teams for making history last night!

Girls' Golf Halfway Through Season

(9/28/2020 / Coach Young)

Although still looking for our first team win this season, our Lady Devildog Golf Team has had some notable highlights and has been showing both individual and team improvement throughout the first half of the season.

One notable highlight this season was a rare hole-in-one on a par 3 by Sophomore Rebekah DeMars in a match vs. Greenville at The Preserve at Verdae. It was a good way to start a season for Rebekah and the team. In that match Junior Nikki Strandell posted the first of her three individual wins already this season, scoring a 44 in the 9-hole event. Nikki’s best score so far this season is a 41 vs. Pickens.

To show some team improvement, the girls posted a score of 211 vs. Walhalla in 9 holes, compared to 233 in our opening match of the season. These scores include just the top 4 scores of the team.

The most positive note so far this year is that some of our players have improved their personal best nine-hole scores, which is something we celebrate. This kind of personal improvement is going to lead to our future team success. This 2020-21 Girls Golf Roster is: Elizabeth Anne Looper, Kamryn League, Grace Rackley, Kaelyn Simpson, Hallie Bishop, Rebekah DeMars, and Nikki Strandell.

Girls' Golf vs Walhalla Photo Gallery

Tonight's Game is Sold Out

(9/25/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Sold Out

Due to the limited capacity no tickets will be sold at the gate for any football games this season. All tickets for tonight's game have been sold. If you do not already have a ticket please do not come to the stadium. Also note that Golden Circle and District passes are not honored per the District, you must have a ticket. You can watch the game on Youtube through the Devildog Sports Network.

If you do have tickets please make sure to read the information posted on our webpage. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we work through new procedures.

Devildogs Open with Win Over Eagles

(9/25/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)


The Devildog varsity football team hosted Eastside on Friday night to open this delayed season. With realignment this was a non-region contest. The past two years the teams combined for nearly 200 points. This year the defenses took control early and saw the score tied 0-0 at the end of the first quarter. Travelers Rest scored quickly in the second quarter on a 14 yard TD run by Cam Henderson and led 6-0 after the extra point attempt was blocked. They had a chance to score again but fumbled inside the five yard line with 8 minutes left in the first half to end the drive. Eastside moved down the field at the end of the half but the Devildog defense held them to a 35 yard field goal as the half ended to take a 6-3 lead into halftime.

Caleb Mills completed a 12 yard touchdown pass to Dillon King late in the third quarter to give the Devildogs a 12-3 lead after a failed two point attempt. Two plays into the final quarter Mills hit a wide open Christian Nielsen in the end zone to give the Devildogs a 19-3 lead after the extra point. The Devildog defense continued to control the Eagle offense and late in the fourth quarter the Devildogs put together a drive which ended in a 30 yard touchdown pass from Mills to Jonquez Webb on a 4th and 5 play to seal the 25-3 win.

Before the game the senior fall sports athletes were recognized. The Devildogs will travel to Westside next Friday for their first Region 1 AAAA game. Please see the information that will be posted later this week on the TRHS website for important information if you plan to attend the game.

Senior Night Ceremony Photo Gallery

Football vs Eastside First Half Photo Gallery

Golden Regiment Halftime Performance Photo Gallery

Football vs Eastside Second Half Photo Gallery

Friday Night Football Game Information

(9/21/2020 / TRHS Athletic Director)

This information concerns the Football game this Friday night at Chico Bolin Stadium. First of all, I would like to thank everyone for supporting Devildog Athletics. I know everyone is eager to be able to watch our football team take the field. We have a very limited capacity in our stadium on the home and away side.

Due to that limited capacity, we have a timeline for selling tickets that prioritizes the parents of participants first. Beginning Sunday and ending Monday we are selling up to 2 tickets to our parents. Once those have sold we will then offer tickets to our students. Sale of tickets to the “general public” will not be until Thursday of the week of the game. [Update: tickets are sold out for the game.]

General public sales of tickets will be through This is a website as well as a mobile app. Please make sure you download this app if you have an iPhone. You can also use the website from your phone. When it comes to JV and D-Team games, tickets will also be sold through GoFan. There are also some items I want to make sure all Devildog Fans are aware of.

  1. The clear bag policy is still in effect.
  2. Spectators are required to wear a mask at ALL times.
  3. There will be NO tickets sold at the gate/event.
  4. You must have a digital ticket on your phone/or paper ticket to enter the gate.
  5. Once capacity is reached, no more spectators will be allowed in.
  6. We will not honor Golden Circle, District passes in 2020 per District.
  7. SCHSL passes will be honored pending there is room based on capacity in stadium.
  8. Concessions will be provided but while in line you must be social distanced.
  9. Spectators must sit/stand six feet from each other at all times. Families and same households may sit together.
  10. Please keep children in your care at ALL times. Due to social distancing they must be with you as parents.
  11. When the game is over, we ask that all spectators leave the stadium immediately. We understand that you may want to wait for your athlete, but please wait for them at your vehicle.

Please know we as and Administration and Athletic Department are excited for the upcoming football season. Please be patient as the process for selling tickets is new to all of us. If you have any questions please email Coach Keen at Thank you all for your support!!!! Go Devildogs!!!

Girls' Tennis Win Third Match in Three Days

(9/10/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Girls' Tennis Team

The Lady Devildog tennis team defeated Carolina 7-0 at home on Thursday night for their third straight win on the season. They defeated Walhalla 6-1 on Tuesday at home and took a 4-3 win at Pickens on Wednesday. Thursday they swept Carolina. #1 Addy Bonesso won 6-0, 6-1. #2 Gibson Wyatt won 6-0, 6-0. #3 Alice Boswell-Brown won 6-1, 6-1. #4 Kassie Suddeth won 6-0, 6-0. #5 Rylie Buchanan won by default. The #1 doubles (Bonesson/Wyatt) won 8-1 and the #2 doubles (Addie Drew and Gracie Carver) won by default.

Holly Smith is the head coach, Kirby Alford is the Assistant Head Coach, and Mary Ellen Wilkinson is the Assistant Coach. The ladies are now 3-0 on the season and after three matches in three days they will have some time off before hosting Easley on Monday and traveling to Westside next Thursday.

Girls' Tennis vs Carolina Photo Gallery

Fall Sports Begin

(9/9/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Cross Country

For the first time since March 13th, Devildog athletes took the field to compete with the Girls' Tennis team and the Cross Country teams at home and the Girls' Golf team at Greenville High.

The Cross Country teams hosted a Pre-Region Meet on Tuesday afternoon. The Boys' Varsity and Girls' Varsity teams finished first in their races. Top finishers for the girls were Zenebu Felder, Cydney Stevenson, CJ Hawkins, Addie Hawkins, Morgan Glaze, and Caroline Kyker. Top finishers for the boys were Griffin Gillespie (who won the race,) Gabe Herron, Sam Kyker, Ben Petty, Reid Merriwether, and Christian Woodard. The JV Boys' team finished second behind Easley with TR's Cian Erdley winning the race. Congratulations to the teams. They race again this Saturday at the Tiger Invitational at Hillcrest.

The Girls Tennis team picked up their first region win of the season. The girls defeated Walhalla with a score of 6-1. The team travels to Pickens Wednesday evening in their second Region match of the week. They also play at home on Thursday against Carolina High School.

The girls golf team traveled to The Preserve at Verdae on Tuesday to compete against Greenville High School. They all performed well despite falling short of defeating their county opponent. Nikki Strandell finished 1st overall shooting a 42. Rebekah DeMars finished in 7th place but had a spectacular hole in 1 on a par 3. Congratulations to the Lady Devildog golfers as they played hard in their first match of the season. Girls golf is back in action on Thursday as they travel to Pebble Creek golf course for a match against Wade Hampton.

Varsity Boys' Cross Country Pre-Region Photo Gallery

Girls' Cross Country Pre-Region Photo Gallery

JV Boys' Cross Country Pre-Region Photo Gallery

Volleyball Teams Win Opener at Home

(9/9/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Volleyball Team

The Lady Devildog volleyball team won their first game of the season defeating Carolina in straight sets 25-17, 25-12, 25-9. They will travel to Westside for their first region match of the season on Thursday.

Volleyball vs Carolina Photo Gallery

Steps to Return to School - DHEC Regulations

(8/30/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

DHEC Graphic

GCS is following DHEC guidelines for excluding students and teachers from school when an individual is exhibiting symptoms, has been tested for COVID-19, is a confirmed positive case, or has been exposed (within six feet of a positive case for more than 15 minutes) to this virus. To be safe, we are asking families to notify their school(s) anytime there is a concern related to COVID-19 so we can provide guidance based on DHEC regulations. We also want families who have traveled internationally to follow all quarantine directives they receive when re-entering the country. Anyone who has been directed to quarantine when re-entering the country should not attend school for the period of the quarantine – usually 14 days. This graphic represents the steps that should be taken to return safely to school in numerous COVID-19 situations. There is also a 12-question quiz to help you test your knowledge, but be warned, it is not easy.

DHEC Covid Graphic

COVID Exclusions and Notifications Quiz

Welcome Back, Devildogs!

(8/20/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Back to School

Welcome back TRHS students! Please check out the video below to understand some of the changes and safety protocols we will be implementing as we return on Attendance Plan 1. If you are not a “Blue Group” student, please log on to your google classroom on the first day of school, Monday, August 24, to receive your first week assignments from your teachers. View the Student Flyer linked below for Counselor updates!

If you purchased a parking pass, please check your email for your assigned parking space. Parking passes will be handed out during the first week of school.

Virtual Students

Welcome back! Even though you will complete learning from home this school year, you are still a Devildog! Your virtual learning platform will be through google classroom with TRHS teachers. To view your schedule, please log on to backpack beginning Friday, August 21. Look out for email communication from your teacher on the first day of school, Monday, August 24, to receive your first week assignments. View the Virtual Student Flyer linked below for Counselor updates!

Back to School Video

Student Flyer (PDF file)

Virtual Student Flyer (PDF file)

First Day Plan

First Day Plan (en Espańol)

Tech Support Info

Welcome Class of 2024

(8/17/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Class of 2024 Orientation

With the start of classes only days away it's time for the Student Council's annual "Dog Training" Freshmen Orientation. This year the event is a virtual event. Incoming freshmen can click on the link below to participate. Also be sure to see the schedule in the Announcement section on Chromebook pickup. Welcome to the Class of 2024, the newest Devildogs!

Virtual Dog Training/Freshmen Orientation

A Message from Mr. Bruce

(8/9/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Dear Travelers Rest Devildog Parents and Students,

I hope you are excited about the new school year that is just around the corner. As the principal, I am thrilled and excited about the new opportunities for Travelers Rest High School. I look forward to working with you and your student on one of the most important tasks ever – educating our future leaders.

There will be several new changes at Travelers Rest High School this year. I believe that change is a good thing when we focus on what is best for our students and the community. Also, I believe we cannot succeed unless we work together and focus on our students – especially during these unique times. To help you prepare for the school year's opening, please take note of the information in the Welcome Back letter linked below.

Welcome Back Letter from Mr. Bruce

GCS Return to School Parent Resource Page Updated

(7/21/2020 / TRHS Webmaster)

Destination Return to School Page

Greenville County Schools has updated the Destination Return to School Parent Resource Page with a Return to School Parent Resource Guide. This Resource Page will be updated regularly and has a variety of information available. There are comparisons of the Virtual Program vs the Traditional with eLearning Program, links to the Virtual Program Website, and much more.

GCS Return to School Parent Resource Page