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McAlister takes third at freshman tourney

By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan County freshman Jody McAlister placed third at the Georgia Freshman State Tournament at Peachtree Ridge High School this past Saturday, March 11. The annual event, which is sanctioned by USA Wrestling, brings together the best high school freshmen from all of

MCHS golf team outscores Walnut Grove

By Nick Nunn staff writer Last Tuesday, March 4, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) golf team took on Walnut Grove High School at Hard Labor Creek. Morgan County’s girls beat Walnut Grove 169-180, while the boys beat Walnut Grove 164-230. Morgan County’s Shelby Kinchen scored the

Dogs keep ahead of the curve with wins against Rockdale, Eastside

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Diamond Dogs extended their 2014 record to 6-3 last week, winning games against Rockdale and Eastside 4-2 and 4-3, respectively, while also dropping a game against Eastside 0-16. Morgan County got out ahead of Rockdale

Morgan County track team starts off their 2014 season at North Oconee HS meet

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) track team began its 2014 season last Tuesday, March 4, with a meet at North Oconee High School. The boys’ and girls’ teams placed third and fourth, respectively, boasting two event winners, five runners up, and

MS Soccer dominates Cousins, Social Circle

By Leila Dycus intern This week the Middle School Soccer teams had two intense games taking on Cousins and Social Circle. On Wednesday March 5 the Morgan County Middle School soccer teams traveled to Newton County to take on Cousins Middle School. The girls were first up

MC JV soccer ties with Hart County

By Leila Dycus intern After a win over Hart County at home last week the MCHS JV Soccer team traveled to Hart to play on their field. On Wednesday, March 5, the JV Soccer Bulldogs traveled to Hart County. For the team this week’s game resulted in

MCHS soccer defeats Putnam at home

By Leila Dycus intern Morgan County and Putnam County have a newfound soccer rivalry and this year’s home match was a display of the challenge. The MCHS Varsity soccer team faced Putnam County on Wednesday March 5 at home. Coach Brandon York foreshadowed the game calling it

City considers $1.6 million water plant

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Madison City Council voted to move forward with loan applications for funding through Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) to renovate and update the Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant so the facility can handle the entire city’s water treatments, transforming the Northside

top dogs!

  State Champions: The Morgan County High School basketball team poses Monday morning with their trophy and medals after winning the state championship with a stunning defeat of Buford Saturday at the Macon Centreplex. For more on the team, see our expanded coverage on pages A1, A6

S’No make up days for weather

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) approved Superintedent Ralph Bennett’s recommendation to forgo adding school days or equivalent time to make-up for the six cancelled school days due to inclement weather during the week of Jan.y 27 and the week