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Fifth annual basketball camp fills the MCHS gym

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Fifth Annual Bulldog Basketball camp was held this week ath the Morgan County High School Gymnasium, beginning last Monday, June 9. More than 65 kids from second grade to eighth grade are taking part in the week-long camp, which has been coached

Rec department holds Morgan County Classic Tennis Tournament

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Recreation Department held the Morgan County Classic Tennis Tournament last Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8, at the Morgan County tennis courts. Susan Courchaine and Kim Rudolph took the women’s A-division championship, while Jill Cooper and Katherine Cooper

Summer sights

The arrival of June has brought along with it many of the sights and sounds that are tied up most intimately with the season of summer. Fireflies fill the heavy air at twilight, and the (infernal) sound of crickets provide an extra blanket of white noise just

MCHS summer wrestling at full blast

By Leila Dycus staff writer Summer wrestling is bringing new faces to the mat and giving them a chance to try the sport in a fun environment. “This is just the perfect opportunity because there’s no pressure,” said Coach Robbins. “It’s great because the kids don’t have

Archers hold fundraiser for National tournament

By Leila Dycus staff writer Their banner says it all. “Every Arrow Counts” is the motto of the Morgan County 4-H Archery team and, this past weekend, the team kicked off fundraising for their trip to Nationals. “We got a great team of archers headed to Nebraska,”

Boys and Girls Club prepares for annual golf tournament

By Leila Dycus staff writer The Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls club is hitting the course this week to raise money to chance the lives of area kids. “It helps the youth of Morgan County,” said Club Director Gari Quiroz. “It’s a wonderful cause and it helps everyone

Patch to coach at Coosa High School next year

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County High School baseball coach Brandon Patch has announced that he will be coaching baseball and serving as an assistant Athletic Director for Coosa High School, Rome, which is Patch’s alma mater. Patch said that the choice to move back to

Rec department camps begin this week

By Leila Dycus staff writer Every little kid has someone that they look up to, and, for the youth softball and baseball players, that’s often their favorite high school players. This week, Morgan County youth are getting a chance to be coached by their idols at camps.

Marlins hit the pool for summer meets

By Leila Dycus staff writer The Morgan County Marlin swim team is in full force as they prepare for meets in the month of June. “Summer is actually the swim team’s time to relax and enjoy a more fun level of competition,” said Coach Andy Dunston. With

Baseball program begins instructional league

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) baseball program is shaking up the way their typical summer schedule is going to work this year. Instead of spending the summer months playing games with teams throughout the area, the Diamond Dogs will be engaging