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Homefield: Facing the opponent in enemy territory

  By Nick Nunn, Columnist Much has been said about the benefits of home field (or court) advantage and its effect on the game. A few quick minutes spent thinking about all of the ways that being in a friendly atmosphere could influence the athlete’s performance can

Sports Calendar

Friday, Dec. 13 • MCHS Varisty and JVWrestling: Morgan County Christmas Classic @ MCHS, 5 p.m. • MCMS Wrestling: Morgan County Christmas Classic @ MCHS, 5 p.m. • MCHS Varsity and JV Basketball @ East Jackson High School. JV 4:15 p.m., varsity 7 p.m. • MCMS Basketball @ Social Circle Middle School,

MCMS Hoop Dogs begin regular season last week with games against Carver, Youth & Greene

  By Leila Dycus intern The MCMS Bulldog Basketball kicked off their regular season this week. The middle school basketball teams were busy this week starting off their regular season at home on Wednesday Dec. 4 against Carver. They then went on to the road to face

MCHS Swim Dogs host home meet

By Leila Dycus By Leila Dycus intern The Swim Dogs were back in the water this weekend after starting their season off in Athens in November. On Saturday Dec. 7 the swim team returned to host a meet in Morgan County. Three teams competed including Eastside and

Hoop Dogs take on Elbert Co. to jump off 2013-14 region play

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity and JV basketball teams traveled to Elberton on Friday, Dec. 6 to face the Elbert County Blue Devils for the first 8-AAA region games of the 2013-2014 basketball season. The varsity boys lost a close

MCMS Dogs top George Walton, Athens Christian at home duals

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) wrestling team took on George Walton Academy and Athens Christian School last Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Morgan County High School gym. The MCMS Mat Dogs beat George Walton by a score of 65-19 for their

Rugged outdoorsman’s toughness on the decline

By Alvin Richardson, Columnist There was a time in the distant past when I was pretty sure that no one was tougher than me. At 20 years old I would get up two hours before dawn, head to the swamp and tromp through ice to go duck

The BEST Christmas Pageant EVER

By Leila Dycus, Staff Writer As the cast appeared on the stage for their final bow singing at the top of their lungs the truth of the title was evident to the audience – this was “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” “There are no small parts, just

Obituaries: Robert Lee Griffin

Robert Lee Griffin, longtime resident of Madison entered into eternal rest Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Tara Nursing Home under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice and his loving daughter, Joyce and devoted son-in-law, Marion in Savannah, Georgia. Born September 17, 1918 in Greensboro,(Greene County), he was

Obituaries: John Paul Micham

John Paul Mitcham, 70, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 11, at Baldwin Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mr. Mitcham was a native of Morgan County but had made his home in Milledgeville. He was a retired owner/operator truck driver.