Payne named EHS baseball coach

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

EASLEY — There’s a new head man for the Easley High School baseball team, and he’s a familiar face for the Green Wave faithful.

Gill Payne was named as Easley’s new head baseball coach on Aug. 30. Payne was already serving the school as its athletic director and took over the baseball job following the sudden departure of coach Josh Warner a few weeks ago.

The Green Wave were in dire need of a coach as the school year approached and were lucky to already have the more-than-capable Payne on staff.

Payne has an extensive baseball background, with 18 years at the NCAA Division II, NAIA, NJCAA and high school levels. He was a Major League Baseball associate scout

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