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Spike Dogs fall to War Eagles in state playoffs

By Leila Dycus, Intern Their Facebook page says it all: “A lot of blood, sweat, and tears were left on the court Wednesday evening as Woodward Academy took the court and the match in three games.” Morgan County High School’s (MCHS) varsity Spike Dogs traveled to Woodward


By Nick Nunn Last week, during the JV football team’s 18-0 victory over the East Jackson Eagles, it rained from the first buzzer to the last. The rain came in strong with a moderate wind at some points, and, at other times, it slowed to a heavy

Dogs lose in PAC heartbreaker

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) football team lost their Piedmont Athletic Conference (PAC) game against the Youth Middle School Warriors on Wednesday, Oct. 16. The 7-8 loss ended the 2013 season for the Dogs, who had remained undefeated through the regular

MCHS competition cheerleaders gearing up for region meet Nov. 9

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Last Saturday, Oct. 19, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) competition cheerleading team competed in a meet at the Loganville High School, where they competed against region opponents, such as Hart County and Oconee County. MCHS Competition Cheerleading Coach Christen Seabolt said

Shutout in the rain: JV Dogs win 18-0 over East Jackson in season ender

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) JV football team beat East Jackson in Commerce last Thursday, Oct. 18, ending the 2013 season with a 18-0 shutout against the Eagles. The JV Dogs, a handful of devoted parents, and the JV cheerleader squad

Lady Dogs crush St. Pius X in first round of playoffs

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Morgan County High School (MCHS) varsity Lady Dogs traveled to the St. Pius X Catholic High School for the first round of state playoffs. The Dogs beat St. Pius X Golden Lions in back-to-back games, 10-1 and

Season records set at Oglethorpe Patriot Races

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) cross country team took part in the Oglethorpe Patriot Races, hosted by Oglethorpe High School in Lexington, last Thursday, Oct. 17. “It was an interesting and remarkably fast meet,” said MCHS Cross Country Coach Brandon York.

Don’t throw me in the briar patch with Brer Alan

By Alvin Richardson Author’s note: In my youth November always meant quail season was close at hand. This is a story about some of those memories. You may remember the story from Uncle Remus of American folklore literature. Brer Fox laid a trap for Brer Rabbit by

Get loud! MCHS students celebrate Homecoming last Friday

Last week marked Homecoming Week at Morgan County High School, and the week ended with Friday spent playing games (including the powderpuff football finals), going to a pep rally and then to a football game, where the Homecoming Court was celebrated at halftime. Photos by Jesse Walker

Gardening columnist on weeds: “They may actually be valuable”

By Stephanie Hudak Have you been a good gardener and already put out your pre-emergent to keep those winter weeds at bay? Well, you may have missed an opportunity to make some money. “What?” you say. Well, here is the whole story. I attended a wonderful program