Following his fifth sub-.500 season in six years, Upson-Lee Knights head football coach Tommy Watson has tendered his resignation. Upson-Lee Athletic Director Eddie Payne also submitted his resignation.
Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times12 & Under Girls- Celeste Meadows (Champion), Alexis Jordan (Runner-Up)12 & Under Boys- Dakarriyan Cearcy (Champion), Damion Smith (Runner-Up)14 & Under Boys- Justin Smith (Champion), Chris Richardson (Runner-Up)
2013 Upson-Lee Intramural Champions - Red Knights - Team members include, Jodarius Traylor, Jemarious Sparks, Daniel Winters, Deangelo Smith, Anthony Miller, Tyler Hilton, Dekevious Howell, Kion Colbert, Yathaddius Webb, Dnarta Searcy, Kyrese Caldwell, Artez Smith, Joshua Brewer, Tylan Wellmaker, Jaylen Brice, Rion Carthcart, Brentaveon Carter, and Maurice Alford. Coaches, Gary Thornton, Greg Holloway, and Nicholas Barkley.
Wes McCard/The Thomaston TimesUpson-Lee senior Keondra Ausbrooks scores two points on a nice post up move down in the paint. After trailing 15-2 after the first quarter and 27-12 at halftime, the Lady Knights outscored the Lady Eagles of Northside-Warner Robins 34-23 in the second half of the game, but fell just short in a 50-46 defeat. Ausbrooks led the Lady Knights with 12 points and seven rebounds. Kiashona Carter also netted 12 points in the contest, include making 6 of 7 free ...
After two tough losses by a combined three points against Taylor County and Stockbridge, the Upson-Lee Knights came away with a 74-72 victory over Northside-Warner Robins in their home opener on Friday night. The Knights struggles from the free throw line led to their 0-2 start, making only 12 of 29 against Taylor County and 9 of 32 against Stockbridge.However, on Friday the Knights got to the charity stripe 41 times, making 28 free throws for a .689 percent clip in the game.
The Lady Knights played perhaps one of their best halves of basketball in years on Saturday night. Unfortunately, they also played perhaps one of their worst halves of basketball in the same game, with the end result being a 57-35 loss in their first game of the season.In a game with the high touted Lady Vikings of Taylor County, the Lady Knights found themselves down 9-2 score at the end of the first quarter and 27-6 at halftime. Upson-Lee struggled to get anything going offensive...
When the Taylor County Vikings and the Upson-Lee Knights get together on the basketball court, it’s almost a certainty that the game will be close until the final buzzer. In the Knights’ season opener in Butler against the Vikings on Saturday, the two teams played another nail biter which came down to the last few seconds.However, it was what the Knights did not do during the first 30 minutes of the game which proved to be the determining factor in their 58-56 loss to t...
SubmittedThomaston 7-year-old Levi Watson killed his first buck recently, an eight-pointer weighing a 175 pounds. Levi is the son of proud parents Jennifer and Tommy Watson.
I know that this is normally a sports-related column, and I will mention sports in this piece, but on the 50th anniversary of one of the most historic days in our country’s history I have chosen to say a little about the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. I have always heard that there are events that cause a person to remember where they were and what they were doing and this is truly one of those.
Wes McCard/The Thomaston TimesThe Cowboys defeated the Tigers by a 24-6 score with the help of 4 TD runs from Donald Tramell to win the 2013 Flag Football Championship. Team members include; Tiyus Alsobrook, Chase Garland, Camdyn Shumate, Ja’Den Raines, Donald Trammell, Avery Lee, Ja’Keylan Searcy, Trace Hill. Peyton Howard, Brankevion Lucas, Camron Murphy, and Colby Spillers. Cheerleaders; Amarra Kimmel, Shatavia King, Jayden Moore, and Maleiah Carter. Coaches; Kyle Ni...
Many of the Knights and Lady Knights saw their first basketball game action of the year on the hardwood Tuesday night in LaGrange. However, some key players for both teams did not get in the games, and it proved costly to their teams, but not in the long run. The games Tuesday in LaGrange were just scrimmage games, and both the Lady Knights and Knights suffered losses in the contests.
Wes McCard|The Thomaston TimesBeau Ellington took home first place in the Fall Ball Home Run Derby recently, while Chase Sattazahn finished as the runner-up. Pictured with Ellington and Sattazahn, are contestants Ross Parker, Murray Deen, Jr., Kinlee Hutchins, London Gresham, Freddie Bloodworth, and Abrym Martin.
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