Thomaston Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:43:08 EST 1800 Westfield defeats Flint River 56-13 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150307873/Westfield-defeats-Flint-River-56-13 The Flint River Wildcats hosted the Westfield Hornets last Friday for Senior Night in The Den. Unfortunately for the home squad, the Hornets were overpowering and cruised to a 56-13 victory. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:59:05 EST UL freshmen are Champs http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150307849/UL-freshmen-are-Champs The Upson Lee freshmen Knights football team welcomed a familiar face to Matthews Field on Thursday for the Freshman League Championship Game. The Upson Lee Knights and Mary Persons Bulldogs had each defeated the other on the other's home turf... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:53:01 EST UL playoff hopes remain alive http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150307863/UL-playoff-hopes-remain-alive Ed DeFore is one of the most beloved residents of Macon. A graduate of Lanier High School (now known as Central High School), DeFore was a standout baseball player and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals, and since has become the longest tenured... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 02:30:05 EST Are Braves as good as Giants? http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150273981/Are-Braves-as-good-as-Giants I can hear it now. After reading the headline on this column your first thought was, “Well, ole Jim has really lost it now!” He's saying that the wretched Atlanta Braves are as good as the San Francisco Giants, who are in the World... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:28:01 EST Lady Knights finish season with a 12-15 record http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150141530/Lady-Knights-finish-season-with-a-12-15-record 2014 Upson Lee Lady Knights season LeadersBatting Avg (Min 40 AB)1. Brianna Hendricks: .3952. Mary Masdon McCrary: .368 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:18:04 EST On target! http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150274008/On-target The Upson Lee NJROTC Rifle Team traveled to South Effingham High School this Saturday to compete in their first rifle match of the year. The Precision Team, which consisted of Rosemary Kramer, Miranda Baxley, Alyssa Hanson and Shannon Tyssen finished... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:07:01 EST ULMS Knights headed to the Ship http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150274027/ULMS-Knights-headed-to-the-Ship The Upson Lee Middle School football team continued their winning ways on Wednesday with a 28-14 victory over Manchester Middle School. It was the Knights' second victory in the CGMSAL (Central Georgia Middle School Athletic League) playoffs,... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:48:02 EST Ending the Huskies hope http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150274036/Ending-the-Huskies-hope Once again the Upson Lee Knights will face off with a region opponent which they have never played. The Howard Huskies are a relatively new program, with Howard High School opening in 2008. After losing 20 games in a row from 2011-2013, the Huskies... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:53:02 EST Senior Fishing Pond closing October 30 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150228000/Senior-Fishing-Pond-closing-October-30 The senior citizens catfish pond will officially close for the 2014 season on Thursday, October 30,2014. Senior Citizens have enjoyed fishing on Mondays and Thursday from May until October. Each time fishermen or women visited they received a ticket. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:27:04 EST Perdue and Kendall named to All-Area Team http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150189681/Perdue-and-Kendall-named-to-All-Area-Team Submitted Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:57:03 EST Re-establishing a rivalry http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150187951/Re-establishing-a-rivalry Webster defines a rival as “a person who tries to get or do the same thing as a competitor.” Rivalries are often associated with sports competitors and can develop into some of the most anticipated, thrilling and nerve-racking games in... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:35:03 EST Back to the future http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150188290/Back-to-the-future Nearly seven years ago to the day , the Upson Lee Knights welcomed the No. 4 team in the country to Matthews Field. That night, they faced the Eagles from Northside Warner Robins, and took the Eagles down to the wire, but ultimately suffered a 31-26... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:48:03 EST Freshman Knights fall to Bulldogs 33-24 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150141142/Freshman-Knights-fall-to-Bulldogs-33-24 After traveling to Forsyth three weeks ago to knock off the Mary Persons Bulldogs by a 34-16 score, the Upson Lee Knights freshman football team welcomed the Bulldogs to Matthews Field for a rematch. However, on Thursday the Knights suffered the same... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:48:03 EST FRA runs over Crisp Academy 41-26 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150141542/FRA-runs-over-Crisp-Academy-41-26 Flint River continued to show improvement last week as it captured its fifth victory of the season against Crisp Academy. Woodbury's Wildcats scored early and often. They shut out Crisp in the first half and cruised to a 41-26... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:25:02 EST Knights drub Perry 42-14 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150141558/Knights-drub-Perry-42-14 After a disappointing loss last week at home to the West Laurens Blue Raiders, the Upson Lee Knights traveled down to Perry to face the Panthers in a Region 2 contest. After the first quarter it was pretty evident that the Knights did not let the loss... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:28:02 EST An exciting night http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150104031/An-exciting-night If you were at Matthews Field last Friday night, you know what I mean when I say that it was an exciting evening. The place was full and rocking as the Upson-Lee Knights took on West Laurens in their annual Homecoming game. Oh yeah, the Knights saw... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:36:02 EST Lady Cats headed to State Playoffs http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150104443/Lady-Cats-headed-to-State-Playoffs After an intense Region Championship game last Thursday against Piedmont, the Flint River Lady Cats are headed to the State Playoffs. The Lady Cats won 9-3 to earn the top seed heading into playoffs. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:10:02 EST FRA routs Dawson Street 42-12 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150107103/FRA-routs-Dawson-Street-42-12 After losing their first two games and overcoming a slow start on Friday, the Flint River Wildcats showed a return to form by the end of its first region game against the Dawson Street Wildcats. Flint River wore down Dawson Street and pulled away to... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 06:44:09 EST Knights look to bounce back against Panthers http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150106774/Knights-look-to-bounce-back-against-Panthers This week will be a first for Tommy Parks as the Upson Lee head coach. Coach Parks and his staff will have the duty of getting the Knights ready to play after a loss for the first time this season. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:23:05 EST Silver Knights edge Black Knights 7-6 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150059593/Silver-Knights-edge-Black-Knights-7-6 The two Upson Lee Intramural teams entered Saturday's contest tied for first place, and both undefeated on the season. In what many thought would be a tough battle between friends, was a game that far exceeded expectations. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 04:13:02 EST