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Veterans, Mount de Sales finish strong in state wrestling duals

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The GHSA state dual wrestling championships wrapped up on Saturday afternoon at the Macon Coliseum with not only the crowning of state champions, but a handful of area teams putting together strong finishes as well in the team-based competition. Mount de ... More

Stratford boys hold off Wilkinson County in OT, girls remain undefeated in region

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here It was just a year ago that Stratford boy’s basketball team won three region games and did not even make the region playoffs. And while the Eagles did bounce back to get a win in the GHSA A-Private school playoffs, they came into this year with much higher ... More

Central girls stay atop region, pull away from Peach

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here For a good part of the first half, both Peach County and Central girls fought to pull themselves out of a mire of offensive doldrums in a match-up of the top 10-ranked teams in the GHSA’s 3A region. The Chargers found their spark. A back-breaking 9-0 run ... More

Turner tapped as next Veterans football head coach

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Milan Turner’s coaching career includes being part of large amounts of success as both a head coach and assistant. He’ll carry that experience with him to Kathleen as just the second head coach in the history of Veterans High. Turner was approved as the ... More

State dual wrestling titles at state this weekend at Macon Coliseum

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here In the realm of the high school wrestling, programs have two separate paths to capturing championship hardware. The first of those starts Thursday at the Team Dual Championships held at the Macon Coliseum. Unlike the traditional tournament that will be held ... More

Peach County lawmaker pushes instant replay for high-stakes high school football games

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here A Butler lawmaker wants to force the use of instant replays for reviews of calls in high school football playoff and championship games. State Rep. Patty James Bentley said she filed the bill because of what happened with the Peach County High School football ... More

Hill’s buzzer-beater lifts Central past Southwest 56-55

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here An enthusiastic crowd was treated to an entertaining Saturday afternoon game as the Central High School Chargers defeated city rival Southwest High School 56-55 on a buzzer beater by Kylan Hill. Family lines are often split when city rivals play. Many of the ... More

Stratford nets second region win, defeating FPD 59-45

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The Stratford Academy Eagles defeated the First Presbyterian Day Vikings 59-46 in front of a packed house full of passionate students and parents as the Eagles improved their overall record to 8-4. The Macon private school rivals met Friday night as Stratford ... More

Stratford girls coach Smith nearing milestone

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Ed Smith is closing in on a huge career milestone, but one would not know it from talking to him. Smith, who has been the Stratford girls basketball coach for the past 15 years, won his 499th career game Wednesday night when the Eaglettes beat Mount de Sales ... More

The game was tied going into fourth quarter, but then Stratford pulls ahead

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Mount De Sales went over to Stratford Academy in both teams’ first region game of the season. A tough, well-played game came down to the wire as the Eaglettes earned their first region win of the season 46-35. The first quarter was an even affair as both ... More