Nov. 24 - The Banks County Leopards picked up their first win of the season, defeating Oglethorpe County in the first round of play in the Jackson County Thanksgiving Tournament. Banks advanced to face Jackson County in the championship game.
Nov. 25 - The Leopards took first place in the Jackson County Thanksgiving Tourney, after a 62-56 defeat of Jackson County.
Nov. 24 - The Lady Leopards picked up their first win of the 08-09 season over the Lady Patriots from Oglethorpe. Banks went 43-17 to win and advanced to face the Lady Panthers in the second round of the JCCHS Thanksgiving Tournament.
Nov. 25 - It was a struggle for the Banks County Lady Leopards taking second place, as they suffered a 53-25 defeat Tuesday night at the Jackson County Tip-Off Tournament.
For more on these stories, see the Dec. 3 edition of The Jackson Herald or The Banks County News.