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Dycus considers the pressures on young athletes

It’s 8:45 a.m.; my car is loaded with two little girls dressed in leotards and oversized shirts, Gatorades and snack bars fill their hands. I’m the nanny to two elite gymnasts, but what does that even mean? Sydney, 10, is a level five gymnast at Georgia Elite.

Mat Dogs conclude summer schedule with home duals

By Leila Dycus staff writer The past month has been busy for the Morgan County wrestlers but they will now have the chance to rest before the real season kicks off As a recap the past few weeks wrestlers from across Morgan County have committed themselves to

Busy Wrestlers Prove Who They Are

Leila Dycus Staff Writer The past four weeks have been a grueling test of love for the Morgan County High School (MCHS) wrestlers, a summer team program. They proved their love for the sport and their commitment to it, while juggling a packed schedule. The Morgan County

Summer Football is Back

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Morgan County High School (MCHS)Bulldogs football hit the field this week as they competed in their first seven-on-seven game, taking on Jefferson County and Greene County. “It’s a chance for our kids to play against someone else. It breaks the monotony of what

Cheerleading Camp Brings Team Together

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Just like a puzzle being put together the Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) cheerleading squads began piecing together their routines at last week’s camp. “If I had to sum it up, it’s a commitment by the coaches and a commitment by all team

Brazil isn’t the Only Place for Soccer

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Brazil isn’t the only place for soccer right now. This week, young soccer players from around the county are taking part in a summer camp. “It helps develop players. We focus on developing basic fundamentals and knowledge of the game so that they

Mat Dogs host first summer home meet

By Leila Dycus staff writer After starting their summer season at Rockdale last week the Morgan County wrestlers took to their own gym hosting a set of matches for teams from around the area. “Generally there wasn’t much of a difference from last week. They still had

Boys and Girls Club holds golf fundraiser tourney

By Leila Dycus staff writer Hard Labor Creek Golf Course hosted a whole new group of players this week as the Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls Club hosted their latest fundraiser The Hope and Promise Tournament. “It’s important because it keeps the doors open, more and more non-profits

Summer basketball begins for Morgan County Middle School

By Leila Dycus staff writer Basketball is back at MCMS. This past weekend marked the first Summer Saturday games for Morgan County youth. “This is a great opportunity for kids to be active during the summer time learning about playing basketball and having fun while doing it,”

Morgan Marlins swim in Augusta long-course meet

By Leila Dycus staff writer The summer swim season is in full swing and a select group of swimmers made their way to Augusta to take on a larger pool. “For the majority of them this was their first long course meet,” said Marlins Coach Andy Dunston.