Tags: High School

Three Athens Private Schools Headed To Playoffs

Athens Christian, Athens Academy, and Prince Avenue are in the first round of high school football playoffs. Prince Avenue has a bye-week this week, but both Athens Christian and Athens Academy are hosting the first round. Athens Academy hosts Savannah County Day on Friday night. Athens Academy is coming off a 28-0 loss to Prince Avenue. The game…

Three Sports Stories You Need to Know

1. The UGA men’s tennis team clinched the number one seed in next week’s SEC tournament with a win over Auburn on Sunday. This is their fourth-consecutive SEC title, and 30th overall SEC regular season title. This UGA senior class joins the 1971 and 1972 classes as completing the SEC four-peat.     2.  UGA…

Petition process allows students to get diploma without passing graduation tests

By Jordynn Abernathy Madison County school officials want to get the word out about a law that could help unemployed teens get jobs. The Georgia House Bill 91 eliminates high school graduation tests as a requirement to graduate. In the past, students who passed their classes and failed the graduation test were not given a diploma. The new law,…

Daily sports wrap-up: Nov. 30

By Nicole Castrellon UGA: Football head coach Mark Richt steps down. Here is a recap of the press conference from Monday morning where Richt talks feeling “blessed” and what he looks forward to in the future. Georgia Men’s Basketball lost to Seton Hall (5-0) Saturday in their first road game of the season. Forward Yante…

An update on Oglethorpe County’s ‘black hole’

By Abby Jessen The uproar among Oglethorpe County citizens that led to the gym being referred to as a ‘black hole’ is quieter as construction moves forward on the Oglethorpe County High School gym. Director of System Operations Cindi Lowe and Construction Manager Malcom Bryan give an update on the modernization project and explain what will go into…