Emerald Vikings Football 2017
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Rob Gilchrist


Rob Gilchrist, 32, was born May 30, 1985, in Minot, ND. He is the son of Dr. William and Shelley Gilchrist and has two older sisters, Corrie and Charlotte.

Rob is in his Eighth year with WCRS 1450 AM and 98.5 FM and his Seventh as the play-by-play voice of the Emerald Vikings. He served as the sideline reporter for the Vikings in 2009. He graduated from Lander University in 2009 with a BS degree in Mass Communications and Theater.

Rob has served as the co-host for "The Sports Debate" radio show at Lander University and Director of Media Relations and WebPass play-by-play announcer for the Thomasville HiToms Summer League baseball team.


Johnathan Graves


Johnathan Graves, 32, is a native of Greenwood. He is in his Eighth year as a radio broadcaster for Emerald Vikings football. Johnathan also serves as the Community Services Facilitator for Greenwood School District 50. Johnathan has worked as a news reporter, sports editor, and landscaper during his time in Greenwood.

When Johnathan is not broadcasting football games, his hobbies include sports, traveling, writing, and reading. Johnathanís favorite sports teams include the Atlanta Braves, Carolina Panthers, and Chicago Bulls.

Emerald Vikings 2017 Schedule






August 18 7:30 PM Emerald Vs Greenwood Home L 38-17
September 1 7:30 PM Emerald @ Abbeville Away L 56-21
September 8 7:30 PM Emerald Vs Ninety Six Home  W 37-25
September 14 6:30 PM Emerald  Vs Strom Thurmond  Home W 26-17
September 22 7:30 PM Emerald @ Honea Path Away L 31-14
September 29 7:30 PM Emerald Vs Palmetto  Home W 13-10
October 6 7:30 PM Emerald @ Powdersville  Away W 49-21
October 13 7:30 PM Emerald @ Carolina Academy  Away W 36-07
October 20 7:30 PM Emerald Vs Southside Home W 42-12
October 27 7:30 PM Emerald @ Berea  Away W 42-06

                      Play-Off Games

November 03 7:30 PM Emerald @ Indian Land Home W 48-23
November 10 7:30 PM Emerald Vs Southside Home W 49-21
November 17 7:30 PM Emerald @ Fairview Away W 28-14
November 24 7:30 PM Emerald @ Chapman Away L 48-14


Friday, August 18 - Emerald Vikings lost to Greenwood  38-17 Listen Now

Friday, September 1 - Emerald Vikings lost to Abbeville  56-21 Listen Now

Friday, September 8 - Emerald Viking Wins to Ninety Six 37-25 Listen Now

Thursday, September 14 - Emerald Viking Wins to Strom Thurmond 26-17 Listen Now

Friday, September 22 - Emerald Viking lost to Honea Path 31-14 Listen Now

Friday, September 29 - Emerald Viking Wins to Palmetto 13-10 Listen Now

Friday, October 6 - Emerald Viking Wins to Powdersville 49-21 Listen Now

Friday, October 13 - Emerald Viking Wins to Carolina Academy 36-07 (No Audio, broadcast only first half of the game and switched to Clemson game)

Friday, October 20 - Emerald Viking Wins to Southside  42-12 Listen Now

Friday, October 27 - Emerald Viking Wins to Berea  42-06 Listen Now

Play-Off Games

Friday, November 03 - Emerald Viking Wins to Indian Land  48-23 Listen Now

Friday, November 03 - Emerald Viking Wins to Broom  49-21 Listen Now

Friday, November 03 - Emerald Viking Wins to Fairview  28-14 Listen Now

Friday, November 03 - Emerald Viking Wins to Chapman  48-14 Listen Now