The Jefferson Dragons Cross Country team turned in another strong performance last week at the MainStreet Invitational at East Jackson. The girls came out on top, besting East Jackson, Jackson County and Banks County.
Madison County and Commerce competed, but did not have enough runners to score.
Meanwhile the boys finished fourth, behind East Jackson, Banks and Jackson County. Madison County and Commerce finished behind the Dragons.
The team has continued this week to prepare for the region meet, which is scheduled for Saturday at Riverside Military Academy. [Full Story »]
The trip to state for the Jefferson Lady Dragons volleyball team was a short one, as they lost out early on to Wesleyan 0-3.
“We were excited to be there and accomplished one of our team goals by doing so,” said coach Michael Paul. It’s the second time in the team’s three-year history that they’ve made it to the state tournament.
The set scores against Wesleyan were 11-25, 12-25 and 9-25.
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The sports section you are currently holding in your hands is something I hope will become a habit for you each week.
For with this edition, Barrow County has a new player on the sports scene. I guess you could call it a new contender to use an old boxing analogy.
I think you will like our approach to sports coverage. I’m not a “Johnny Come Lately” when it comes to covering local sports. I’ve been at it a long time. Professionally, I’ve covered sports since 1993 although I’ve been on the sidelines, in gyms and at local fields even longer than that.
I have a strong understanding of what an important learning tool high school, middle school and recreation sports can be when used right. I also understand what local coaches go through when it comes to directing their programs.
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