The 2008 year offered a lot of ups and downs for the local teams as Banks County athletes competed on the fields, tracks, mats and courts.
Leopard fans, athletes and parents have a number of memories from the year that will live in the clippings and trophies demonstrating the accomplishments of student athletes from the past year. While a lot of memories of accomplishments were made this year, 2008 also had some marked challenges for the Leopard athletes, but through the outpouring of support of the community, the students pulled together to rise above the hardships.
In no particular order, here are the top stories from 2008.
For the complete summary of each top story see the January 1 edition of The Banks County News.