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MAYSA prepares for free Saturday clinics

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Madison Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA) is gearing up for a series of free soccer clinics to take place Saturdays in January, beginning Jan. 4. The clinics will take place at Heritage Park from 10 a.m. to noon. MAYSA is a

Dear Santa, I need . . .

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist (Written three days prior to Christmas Eve and sent priority mail) Dear Santa: I know this list is a little south of late but just thought I’d go ahead and try to sneak it in at the last moment. I have strived to

On the road for the holidays

By Nick Nunn, Columnist As I grow older, Christmases seem to become a little less magical with each passing year. Call me the Grinch, but that’s just how it has felt to me for the past few holiday seasons. Christmases since I’ve turned 20 or so have

Rockin’ down the highway – MCHS Mat Dogs travel to Elbert County for Granite City Duals

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School Mat Dogs traveled to Elbert County this past Saturday, Dec. 21, to compete in the Granite City Duals. The Dogs fell to Social Circle, Chestatee, and Jackson County but beat Cross Creek. Earlier in the week, the

Hoop Dogs compete in Holiday tournaments

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity basketball teams began their holiday tournament schedule on the road last weekend, with the girls traveling to Atlanta for the Woodward Academy Classic, and the boys riding all the way out to Columbia, SC, for

MCMS Dogs face Hurricanes, Red Devils before break

By Leila Dycus, Staff Writer The middle school basketball teams were busy this week taking on Monticello and Loganville. First up the teams took on Monticello at home. On Wednesday Dec. 18 the teams came back home after a long stent on the road. Even though they

MCMS Mat Dogs place second at Monticello Duals

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS middle school basketball teams were busy this week taking on Monticello and Loganville. First up the teams took on Monticello at home. On Wednesday Dec. 18 the teams came back home after a long stent on

I’m learning as I go

Alvin Richardson, Columnist I am currently going through one of those inevitable life cycle changes and it is quite fascinating in some respects. I’ve gone from a coach / teacher / discipline administrator and overall servant of the people to a domestic servant of extraordinary talents. For

At a Risk

By Nick Nunn, Columnist Except for the intense zealousness, that fervor for success, which typically accompanies high school sports, you could almost say that high school athletics is only all fun and games. However, taking that view would mean ignoring a very real part of any level

Ho, Ho, Hold! MCHS Mat Dogs host the Morgan County Wrestling Christmas Classic

By Nick Nunn, staff writer The Morgan County wrestling program hosted their annual Morgan County Christmas Classic this past weekend at the Morgan County High School (MCHS) gym. Wrestlers and parents for Morgan County’s middle school, JV, and varsity teams participated in making sure the Christmas Classic