Thomaston Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:59:20 EST 1800 2014 Knights’ Quiz http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50444725/2014-Knights-Quiz Since football season will begin for the Upson-Lee Knights next Friday night, I thought that I would put together a quiz prior to the Knights beginning their 23rd season on the gridiron. I have done this a few times through the years, but it's... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:20:03 EST Flint River holds on to stun Heritage 13-12 in opener http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50444842/Flint-River-holds-on-to-stun-Heritage-13-12-in-opener NEWNAN- Josh Daher's head coaching debut was a difficult road test against one of his new team's arch-rivals. He watched as his exhausted defense was pushed to the brink on a balmy middle-Georgia night, and it was a matter of inches that... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:53:02 EST Lady Knights destroy Griffin, struggle against Perry http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50444876/Lady-Knights-destroy-Griffin-struggle-against-Perry The Upson-Lee Lady Knights are started the “meat” of their schedule this week. After disposing of Howard last week in their first Region 2 game of the season, The Lady Knights have three games this week, with two games being region... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:02:04 EST Knights hold youth football camp http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50362134/Knights-hold-youth-football-camp The Upson-Lee Knights football team hosted their Annual Youth Football Camp last Saturday. Members of the Knights team, coaching staff, and community volunteers were on hand to work with the youth of the community on the fundamentals of football. Over... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 23:49:02 EST The right man http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50362111/The-right-man Tommy Parks graduated from R.E. Lee Institute in 1989 and left Thomaston to go to college and begin his professional life. He eventually chose to be a coach and now, 25 years later, he has returned to his hometown to lead the Upson-Lee Knights'... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:34:02 EST UL scores four runs in last inning to beat Howard 10-9 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50362212/UL-scores-four-runs-in-last-inning-to-beat-Howard-10-9 After a tough 8-3 loss to Crawford County on Monday, the Lady Knights hit the road to Macon for their first Region 2 game of the season, where they played the Lady Huskies from Howard High School. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:48:02 EST Wainwright pitches CG in UL 5-1 victory http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50314442/Wainwright-pitches-CG-in-UL-5-1-victory The last five times the Lady Knights and Lady Jaguars from Spalding competed on the softball field, each team won two games, and they battled to a 3-3 tie back in 2009. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:05:03 EST Knights varisty scores three times against Troup County http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50314479/Knights-varisty-scores-three-times-against-Troup-County Football fans got a little taste of what is to come this season for the Upson-Lee Knights. On Friday at Matthews Field, the Knights, in new all black uniforms and matte black helmets, took on the Troup County Tigers in a scrimmage game. It was Coach... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:53:02 EST My first college football game http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50282706/My-first-college-football-game As the college football season approaches, fans are beginning to get excited about their teams and the possibility of a championship season. Of course these dreams and expectations will fade in most cases as the season progresses. There's only... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:58:06 EST Lady Knights blow out Mindy’s Mill 12-0 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50282722/Lady-Knights-blow-out-Mindys-Mill-12-0 The Upson-Lee Lady Knights softball team improved their record to 3-2 with a 12-0 blow out victory over Mundy's Mill on Tuesday. Upson-Lee belted 11 hits on their way to the four-inning victory, while pitchers Brianna Hendricks and Kaylee... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:03:08 EST Upson-Lee and Troup County scrimmage tonight http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50282762/Upson-Lee-and-Troup-County-scrimmage-tonight November 8 of last year was the last time the Upson-Lee Knights competed against another team on the football field. On that night, they suffered a 31-7 loss to the Stockbridge Tigers at Tiger Stadium. Tonight, Upson-Lee will get their first chance of... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:45:02 EST A new look, a new approach, a new year http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50234637/A-new-look-a-new-approach-a-new-year I am Coach Stephen Boyd, the Athletic Director at Upson-Lee, and I wanted to let you know about some exciting things we have going on this year at UL. Our goal this year, besides winning ball games, is to unite our community with the slogan,... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:26:05 EST Lady Knights down Marion Co. and NSWR to open up 2014 season http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50235870/Lady-Knights-down-Marion-Co.-and-NSWR-to-open-up-2014-season The Lady Knights opened up their 2014 softball season with a scheduled five-game tournament in Columbus at the Jordan High School Invitational. However, the fifth game on Saturday was canceled due to rain. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 05:01:02 EST So Sad!!! http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50204626/So-Sad A week or so ago I was sitting on my front porch working on a cross word puzzle when I noticed that a baseball game had started in my front yard. My grandson Luke Spraggins and a couple of his friends, Kyler Mullis and Gage Burbrink, were engaged in... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 06:31:05 EST 2014 Tee Ball Champions and Runners-Up http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50204810/2014-Tee-Ball-Champions-and-Runners-Up 2014 Tee Ball Champions - Nationals - Players include, Trent Peaden, Jarvil Willis, Jaxon Creamer, Beecher McCants, Christian Nelson, Evan Norton, Cade Creamer, Tripp Peaden, Richard Creamer, Cameron Chaffin, and Kyler Alverson. Coaches Jesse Peaden,... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 22:16:02 EST Knights dust off the pads http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50204885/Knights-dust-off-the-pads One of the toughest things about high school football is going through camp each August in the heat of central Georgia. Over the last weekend and this week, the sounds of helmets and pads popping could be heard behind the field house at ULHS and at... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 06:28:02 EST Taking a look at the Knights 2014 football schedule http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50160647/Taking-a-look-at-the-Knights-2014-football-schedule The Upson-Lee Knights have a new coach and will also participate in a new region this season, but there are some interesting facts about this season's schedule and Region 2 in general. Thu, 7 Aug 2014 23:25:03 EST Action from the Lady Knights Coed Softball Tournament http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50160520/Action-from-the-Lady-Knights-Coed-Softball-Tournament Coach Tim Cook knocks a base hit for the Upson-Lee faculty team.Fans came out to the Civic Center on Saturday to enjoy some softball action.Lady Knights Assistant Coach Michael Presley makes a nice play at shortstop. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 22:22:06 EST Girl’s Tee Ball Championship http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50123572/Girls-Tee-Ball-Championship Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:18:02 EST Football is just around the corner http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50084780/Football-is-just-around-the-corner The Upson-Lee Knights, Jones County Greyhounds, and Manchester Blue Devils all got a lot better last week. The three teams competed in an 11 vs. 11 mini camp at Matthews Field. This was the first 11 vs. 11 the Knights have been a part of, and... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:16:07 EST