MILLEDGEVILLE – It was a tough battle back and forth, but when the dust settled the Diamond Pups were left still looking for the magic potion to give them the perfect game.
Morgan County’s bats came alive as they jumped out to an early lead over GMC last Wednesday, picking up two runs in the top of the first. GMC battled back due in large part to a couple of walks and a few errors in the field by the Pups to take a 3—2 lead heading into the second. The two teams continued to ba
Morgan County High School’s Diamond Dogs (4-10, 3-1) made headway towards a .500 season this week with three wins over Greene County, Georgia Military College, and Wilkinson County, and notching a sole loss against Elbert County.
"This was a good week for us," said Head Coach Jay Eason. "In all the wins, we started doing all the little things that were the differences for us in our previous losses."
Last Tuesday’s road game match-up against the Green County
The Net Dogs got their season back underway after a solid showing at the P.J. Holcomb tournament to pick a region win and a loss on the courts this week.
Morgan County was on the road as they got back into region play against Wilkinson County last Tuesday. The boys team (6—1, 3—0) continued to get solid play from Hunter James and Shane Neugebauer in singles play but had Dunkin Smith fill in for an injured Cameron Cartee at the No. 3 singles spot. Smith, who did play in a match
By Michael Naples
The Morgan County High School girls’ track and field team had two key meets last week, and after the final event was run last Thursday, Head Coach Melissa Morris had a much clearer picture of team’s prospects in their pursuit of a region title.
On Tuesday, the Lady Dogs tied Oglethorpe with 73 points and defeated Monticello (52 points) and Georgia Military College (28 points). On Thursday, Jones County edged out the Dogs 74-72. Region foes Putnam County
The conclusion of a $272,000 project to construct a new tennis court complex off Main Street in Madison continues to near completion, and is nearly ready for play, according to Recreation Department Director Bill Wood.
"We’re hoping to have [the courts] where we can play by the end of the week," said Wood. He also stated that the readiness of the courts remains dependent on the weather, which has hampered construction efforts as of late.
The Morgan County Board of Co
Buckhead City Council officials approved an update to the town’s Code of Ordinances in a meeting last Tuesday night. The update is the first change in the document since 1968, according to City ClerkJoAnn Bryant.
The update, some two years in the making, was finalized at the meeting, which was the third and final public hearing for town residents.
Among other changes to the ordinance, wording specifying the responsibility for building inspections changed from the Georgia Environmental Prote