The Upson-Lee Knights presented Jenniel Flowers, the mother of Upson-Lee’s late coach Carl Flowers, with a ball signed by current and former Upson-Lee basketball players prior to their season opener on Friday night. Coach Flowers passed away on Nov. 10, leaving a void on the Knights bench, but according to head coach Darrell Lockhart, Coach Flowers will never be forgotten. “He has been by my side since I started coaching,” said Lockhart. “It was a tragedy, but I know Coach Flowers, and he will be cheering us on from up above. He is in a better place now, and we are dedicating our season to him.” Coach Flowers was the junior varsity boys Head Coach, and a varsity boys Assistant Coach.
Wes McCard | Thomaston Times