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Thursday, Feb. 13 • MCHS Varsity Wrestling @ State Championships at Gwinnett Arena, time TBA. • MCHS Varsity and JV Tennis @ Buford, 4:00 p.m. • MCHS Varsity Soccer @ Oglethorpe County, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 • MCHS Varsity Wrestling @ State Championships at Gwinnett Arena,

Waller signs with Clark Atlanta University

Last Wednesday, Feb. 5, Morgan County High School (MCHS) senior Tevin Waller signed a letter of intent to play football for Clark Atlanta University. MCHS Head Coach Bill Malone described the signing as a “culmination of four years of hard work.” Pictured are: (standing left to right)

Stone Signs to NGTC

Morgan County High School senior Zach Stone signed with North Georgia Technical College (NGTC) last Wednesday, Feb. 5. Stone will compete on NGTC’s cross country team this fall. Pictured are: (standing left to right) Tina Stone, NGTC Cross Country Coach Sam Stovall, Chip Stone, Dennis Sitzmann, (sitting

Weather delays 8-AAA region basketball playoff

By Nick Nunn, Reporter By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Hoop Dogs put the final touches on the2013-2014 regular season last week with games against region opponents Oconee County and Franklin County. The boys’ team came out of the week with two

MCHS packs All-Region basketball teams

Morgan County’s senior basketball players assemble for a picture on the court during last week’s game against Oconee County. Photo by J. Connelly By Nick Nunn, Reporter By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) basketball program is enjoying considerable representation on the 8-AAA

MCHS varsity soccer kicks off their season in Lamar County

By Leila Dycus, Reporter Intern The MCHS Varsity Soccer team kicked off their season with a long road trip to Lamar County this week. On Monday Feb 10 the MCHS Varsity soccer team traveled to Lamar County to take on Pike. The teams have been practicing hard

Engagements: Brittany Taylor Thompson & Austin Kyle Crowell

Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Thompson of Rutledge announce the engagement of their daughter Brittany Taylor Thompson to Austin Kyle Crowell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kim Crowell. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Roper and Mr. and Mrs.

Graduates: Hayli Wilson

  Private First Class Hayli Wilson of Madison, graduated from Army Basic Training at Fort Jackson, S.C., Thursday, January 30, 2014. She qualified and earned Expert Marksmanship and also received the Soldier Leader of the cycle award. Since graduating, she has moved on to her Advanced Individual

Obituaries: Elie Carter

A Tribute to My Friend and Brother Deacon Elie Carter From the Madison Rams During the homecoming service and remarks given everyone talked about love and greatness for sports. How well he played the game, which was so true. Elie and his brother Horace were one of

Best of the Best: Say I Won’t

By Cathy Best, Columnist It’s lunchtime in Athens when I navigate my Ford Edge into the Varsity parking lot on the corner of Broad and Milledge. My visit to the ten-year-old institution ends a ten-year Varsity chili dog drought, give or take a few years. On this