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Varsity Diamond Dogs drop series to Oconee County, now 3-3 after two weeks of region competition

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School varsity Diamond Dogs dropped two region games to the Oconee County Warriors before being rained out against Hart County on Monday, April 7. The two losses to Oconee County drop the Dogs to a 3-3 record in

MCMS soccer dominates Cousins Middle School at home last week

By Leila Dycus intern The MCMS soccer teams worked fast this week taking out both Cousins without having to play the whole game. On Thursday April 3 the Bullpups took on Cousins at home. A game previously scheduled for Wednesday moved to allow the varsity teams to

Ty Reed Golf Classic to take place at Bear Creek Golf Club in Monroe on May 5

Special to the Cititzen The Ty Reed Golf Classic is set for May 5 at Bear Creek Golf Club in Monroe. Steve Blanton, Tournament Director, says “the Tournament exists for one reason, to raise funds for the Ty Reed Memorial Scholarship, 501 (c) 3”. Ty Reed was

JV Dogs maintain perfect season after brush with Newton

By Nick Nunn staff writer Despite a close call against Newton County last week, the Morgan County JV Diamond Dogs are still undefeated for the 2014 season. The slim 8-7 victory over Newton County spurred on to beat Commerce 18-2 the next day, ending the game in

Hoop Dogs earn prestigious All-State accolades

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School basketball program earned several distinctions from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in their 2014 All-State basketball teams. Morgan County junior Tookie Brown was named AAA Player of the Year, and Morgan County Head Boys Basketball Coach Charlemagne Gibbons was

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 3 • MCHS JV Baseball @  Stephens County , 5:55 p.m. • MCHS Tennis @ Morgan County vs. Heritage, 4:30 p.m. • MCHS Track @ MCHS, 4 p.m. • MCMSTrack @ Carson Middle School vs. Jasper, Social Circle. • MCMS Tennis @ Malcolm Bridge. • MCHS

Hooten resigns as MCHS volleyball coach

By Leila Dycus intern Morgan County High School (MCHS) Athletic Director Steve Cisson announced last week that MCHS teacher Pam Hooten is resigning as the school’s head volleyball coach. “I am leaving an excellent program with a strong team, which ranked eight overall last season and we

Varsity Dogs 3-1 in region after facing Jackson, East Jackson

By Nick Nunn staff writer After just a little more than a week of 8-AAA region play, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Diamond Dogs are sitting on a 3-1 region record. The Dogs began 2014 region play with a 7-0 shutout over East Jackson last

JV soccer suffers tough loss to Patriots

By Leila Dycus intern The JV Soccer team was back at it this week taking on Oglethorpe at home. After the cancelation of games against Putnam from the week before the JV Bulldogs were back at home to take on Oglethorpe on Wednesday March 26. The boys

MCHS golf faces tough conditions at home matches and Cleveland tourney last week

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) golf teams faced rainy and windy weather conditions during matches last week at Hard Labor Creek and Mossy Creek in Cleveland. Last Tuesday, March 25, the Morgan County teams took on Madison County at Hard Labor