NMB retiring jerseys of NFL alums Hemingway, Quigley

nmb-qigleyhemingwayDuring their tenures at North Myrtle Beach High, Temarrick Hemingway and Ryan Quigley combined to put up big numbers on the football field, basketball court and the classroom. On Tuesday night, the Chiefs will return the favor by putting up a pair of numbers in their honor.

Hemingway, who currently plays tight end for the Los Angeles Rams, and Quigley, who spent part of the 2016 season punting for the Arizona Cardinals, will have their high school jerseys retired during Tuesday’s home basketball game against Marlboro County.

Hemingway and Quigley began their athletic careers on the courts and fields of NMB High and carried their talents into collegiate and professional sports. Both starred in football and basketball for the Chiefs, while Quigley also played soccer and earned all-academic honors.

Hemingway graduated in 2011 before launching his career college at South Carolina State. In April, Hemingway was drafted by the Rams and made the squad as a tight end and special teams player.

Quigley graduated in 2008 and continued his career at Boston College. After a successful collegiate career, he signed with the Chicago Bears as a free agent. He was then signed by the New York Jets and Cardinals.

“Hemingway and Quigley continue to represent their high school well through their endeavors on and off the professional playing field,” NMB High athletics director Joe Quigley said. “Tammerick and Ryan are the first two athletes from North Myrtle Beach to take their athletic skills to the professional level. It is with great pride NMB High School honors these two athletes through retiring their high school football jersey numbers.”

The ceremony will take place at halftime of the boys game, which tips off following the girls game at 6 p.m.

Photo courtesy of NMB Athletics

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