Gym to bear Anthony’s name

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

PICKENS — The Pickens High School gymnasium will be bear the name of a woman who has left a lasting mark on the community.

During their meeting Monday, Pickens County School Board members approved a request to name the gym after longtime volleyball coach Peggy Anthony.

“Coach Anthony laid a foundation for Blue Flame volleyball that has continued past her retirement with additional championships,” the announcement read.

Anthony served as Pickens’ head volleyball coach for 26 years. During her tenure, her teams won nine state championships, 11 upper state championships and 22 region championships. Anthony was the first volleyball coach in South Carolina to reach 700 wins and was ranked

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