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Knights advance to Sectionals as Region 4 Runners-Up

The Upson-Lee Knights golf team hosted the Region 4 Golf Tournament at Raintree Golf Course on Friday. Teams started at 8:30 a.m. in a torrential down pour and continued until around 2:30 p.m. when the last pairings came in.Last season the Knights just missed qualifying for the Sectionals by three strokes, and finished as the Region Runners-Up to Spalding. However, this season the Knights qualified for the Sectionals and once again finished as the Region 4 Runners-Up to Spalding. T...

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Action from 2014 Region 4 Golf Tournament

Wes McCard/The Thomaston TimesUpson-Lee’s lone senior Bo Davison tees off from No. 2 on his way to shooting a 94 in the pouring down rain.Upson-Lee junior Zac Hendrix make a nice chip shot from just off the green.Knights freshman Wil Hernandez drills his tee shot on hole No. 4 at Raintree Golf Course. Hernandez posted a score of 84 to help the Knights advance to Sectionals.

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Thomaston’s Fulcher brings home checkered flag at Senoia

SENOIA - The fourth annual Spring Fling 40 at Senoia Raceway took on a new look this season featuring twin 20 lap events for the Jodeco Auto Sales Late Model division. The new twist in format proved to be a good one for the fans as two of the emerging top dogs in 2014 split the night’s main events. LaGrange’s Dusty Jones won the first round while Thomaston’s Shane Fulcher bested the field in the second go around.“The drivers that were here on April 5 put on ...

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Knights rout Eagles 15-0, still alive for Playoffs

After a tough 3-2 defeat to Griffin last Wednesday, the Upson-Lee Knights were able to put the heartbreaking loss behind them and take care of business against North Clayton on Thursday at Silvertown Ballpark. Upson-Lee got four shutout innings from Senior Brandon Blount, and Kyle Kelly drove home two runs on two hits, as the Knights blanked the Eagles by a 15-0 score.The win moves the Knights overall record to 11-11, and more importantly their Region 4 record to 8-8, placing them ...

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Jackie not the first

Major League Baseball has officially made April 15 “Jackie Robinson Day”. This to honor the former Brooklyn Dodgers star who first appeared in a major league baseball game on April 15, 1947. Every major league player wears Robinson’s #42 on their uniform on that day, which can get a bit confusing. Major League Baseball has also retired the #42 and, since Mariano Rivera has retired, no player on any team can wear the number throughout the remainder of the year. I never thoug...

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Lady Knights suffer 3-0 defeat to Locust Grove

Larry Stanford/The Thomaston TimesLady Knight Mae Manley (in black) wins a fight for the ball against her Wildcat opponent Wednesday night. Unfortunately, Upson-Lee lost the battle to Locust Grove, 3-0. With the loss the Lady Knights fall to 7-2 in Region 4 play. If the Lady Knights can defeat Spalding today in Griffin, they will finish as the No. 3 seed for the State Playoffs. If the Lady Knights lose, they will be the No. 4 seed.

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Wes’ 2014 NFL Mock Draft

It’s nearly that time of year again! As the old saying goes, “the NFL season never ends”, and in a few weeks 32 teams will attempt to bolster their teams for a chance to make a run at the Lombardi Trophy in February of 2015. The NFL has become an event not just for coaches and front office people of NFL teams, but fans of NFL teams flock to Radio City Music Hall in New York City for the annual draft.So I have decided to write up my annual Mock Draft. This season I...

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