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Hoop Dogs sweep Franklin and Jackson at home

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) basketball program swept region opponents Franklin County and Jackson County in seven games last week for a triumphant return to region play for 2014. The JV girls were the first team to face the Franklin County

MCMS returns from the break to defeat Youth Middle School

By Leila Dycus intern The Bulldogs brushed off their game shoes this week and made it back on to their home court to take on Youth this past week. “We are looking to finish getting the holiday rust off,” said boys Coach Milfred Franklin. After a holiday

Dogs swim stormy waters at Clarke-Oconee Invitational

By Leila Dycus Intern A stormy Saturday couldn’t keep the Morgan County High School (MCHS) Swim Dogs out of the pool this past weekend. “Despite major storms rolling through Athens, MCHS Swim Dogs took on 26 other teams at the Clarke-Oconee Invitational,” said a swim team mom

MCMS Mat Dogs take Peach State League Tournament

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) wrestling team outscored all of the other teams to win the Peach State League Individuals Tournament last Saturday, Jan. 11. The teams from Social Circle, Washington-Wilkes, and Elbert County were no match for the MCMS Mat

Road Trip to Final Four signals end of my youthful escapades

  By Alvin Richardson, Columnist In prior episodes I have mentioned my waning desire for participating in adventurous exploits. I think that trend is caused by a diminishing fervor for excitement plus an accelerating tendency toward cowardice. As I look back on the foolish things I’ve done

The Sports Desk: It’s That Time Again

By Nick Nunn, Sports Writer It really doesn’t seem like it has been a full year since I wrote about the “scandal” surrounding the possibility of confirmed or rumored users of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) being voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. I’ll admit that I

Area Champs! Mat Dogs successfully defend 1-AAA region duals title

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Mat Dogs successfully defended their fourth consecutive Region Duals title with a championship at the 1-AAA Region Duals, which took place at the New Hampstead High School in Savannah last Saturday, Jan. 4. “This marks

MAYSA hosts first free Saturday clinic of January

By Leila Dycus intern The below-freezing temperatures could not keep a group of dedicated soccer players from participating in a soccer clinic hosted by Madison Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA) this past Saturday, Jan. 4, at Heritage Park as the first of a series of free clinics

Tevin Waller ears All-State recognition

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County High School (MCHS) senior Tevin Waller has been named to the Georgia Sportswriters’ 2013. All-State team. Waller was voted a spot as a defensive lineman on the second-team defense for the AAA class. MCHS Head Football Coach Bill Malone was

“Resolutionary” wars, past and future

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist Even though we are getting ready pronounce our New Year Resolutions I bet you don’t know the real historical background. Now don’t hold me to this ‘cause some embarrassing errors might be found but this is what I heard. It all got started