THE JEFFERSON football team’s 5-6 record at the recent University of Alabama’s seven-on-seven tournament may lack some luster. But the fierce competition may explain that won-loss tally.
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The Banks County Recreation Department 10 & under Girls softball team finished second in the Dizzy Dean District six tournament held in Jefferson.
The team compiled a 3-2 record in the tournament with wins over Commerce, Jackson County and Fannin.
Members of the team are: Hannah Angel, Sarah Barrett, Mikayla Beckett, Makayla Benfield, Vada Bowden, Megan Bowman, Jewels Cromer, Madison Cronic, Tybee Denton, Katie Gooch, Shae Harrison, Autumn Humphries, Madyson Jacey, Chelsea Lewallen, Kya Santiago, Daci Tufano and Rebecca Wilbanks. The Coaches are Nick Denton, Kelby Cronic, Hector Santiago and Jeff Gooch.
The girl’s will be representing Banks County in the Dizzy Dean State Tournament in Chickamauga this weekend, June 29 thru July 1.
What is a franchise running back? A guy that can get you 1,000 yards a season? Or is it something much more than that? Maybe a guy that you can build your team around and can truly change your franchise and sometimes even the league itself?
Now how many franchise running backs are there? The truth is that there just aren’t many up there. It is very difficult to find a running back that can be a sustained running back for several years and can be the face of the franchise.
Sure, there will always be guys that have a few really good seasons, but it’s not every day you come across a true franchise back — one like LaDainian Tomlinson.
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A SPACIOUS new Jackson County Comprehensive High School gym will serve as both a physical and symbolic metamorphosis for the school once built. At least, that’s the way athletic director Jason Holcombe sees it. [Full Story »]