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Dogs transition to conditioning practice

By Leila Dycus staff writer With the school year just around the corner, the Morgan County Varsity Football team is transitioning to a new type of practice this week. “I think the thing we’re all looking forward to getting these kids back in school and getting in

Diamond Dogs set new goals for 2014 season

By Leila Dycus staff writer Summer is coming to an end and the Morgan County High School softball team is ready to transition into a regular practice schedule- the team is hitting the field this week to prepare for the coming season. “They’ve been playing with other

Touchdown Club earns $6,800 at fundraiser

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School Touchdown Club held their sixth annual golf tournament last Friday, July 18. The $6,800 that was raised by the tournament go toward the Bill Cochran, Jr. Scholarship Fund, which is granted to the best all-around member of

Bulldogs bond at annual FCA Camp

By Leila Dycus staff writer The Morgan County Varsity Football team is back from Fellowship of the Christian Athlete Camp and more bonded together- with only two weeks left until school resumes the Bulldogs are sharing their experiences from camp. “At FCA camp we got to bond

Betty Webb steps in as new MCMS cheer coach

By Leila Dycus staff writer Betty Webb has stepped in as newest cheer coach at Morgan County Middle School (MCMS). “I consider myself more the administrative coach with a little mix of classroom management kills sprinkled in with a few ounces of energy to get the job

Morgan County Marlins compete at state meet

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Marlins swim team traveled to Tifton last weekend to compete in the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) Class B/C State Championship. The meet began on Friday, July 18, and extended through Saturday, July 19. Members of the Marlins

McCullough named head baseball coach for MCHS

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County High School (MCHS) Athletic Director Steve Cisson announced last week that Jerry McCullough will be stepping into the lead coaching role for baseball at MCHS. “Jerry is familiar with our baseball program and he is very knowledgeable in the sport,”

Push America riders come through Camp Twin Lakes on cross-country journey

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer A group of 28 cyclists and nine crew members descended onto Rutledge on July 20 for the Push America’s Journey of Hope, a 3,900-mile cycling event across the country. These Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity men are cycling from Long Beach California

Parents join with young Hoop Dogs during final Saturday

By Leila Dycus staff writer Hoop Dog parents came out of the stands to join their children in a final day of Summer Saturday events this past weekend. “It was great to see the parents participating with their son or daughter,” said Hoop Dogs Director Milfred Franklin.

Summer basketball keeps young Dogs warm

By Leila Dycus staff writer This past Saturday the Hoop Dogs were back in action preparing for the end of the summer season. “The games help build a foundation and love of basketball for the kids, but most of all it gives kids a great activity to