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MCHS Teacher named Music Educator of the Year

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer Jeffrey Rowser, a music teacher at MCHS for three years with over 30 years of teaching experience, was named Music Educator of the Year by the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA). The award will be presented at the 2014 (GMEA) In-Service

Winter Stalwarts

By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist Don’t we love the weather in Georgia and setting record weather marks: a record amount of rain in 2013, a record low temperature in the single digits; a record high over 100 in the summer of 2012, a drought that left Alabama mad

Best of the Best: GERL Loves horses

By Cathy Best, Columnist Cowboy, a chestnut colored horse with a sweet disposition, was 15-hands high. I rode him once a week during the three years my father was stationed in El Toro, California at the Marine Corps Air Station. We arrived in California the latter part

The Sports Desk: Don’t do it

By Nick Nunn, Columnist This morning, tired and not ready for the Tuesday that I was about to face, I opened my email to see a seemingly-desperate email entitled “Don’t do it!” “Do what?” I asked myself. Was it something that I had already done, or something

Rising a step above: Mat Dogs take 3rd at AAA State Dual Tournament in Macon

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Mat Dogs earned a third-place finish at the 2014 Georgia High School Association (GHSA) AAA State Duals Championship last Saturday, Jan. 11. The bronze finish marks a step up for the Mat Dogs, who earned consecutive

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

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