Local Ump at Little League World Series

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The Little League Baseball World Series will begin August 18th in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.  This year’s tournament, the 70th Anniversary, will have a Toccoa Little League connection.  Brian Henry, a volunteer umpire for the Toccoa Little League with 20 years of experience, will be one of the members of the umpire crew that will work the tournament.  Henry, who is also […]

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Emmanuel College Swimmer In Rio for Olympics

A collegiate swimmer from northeast Georgia will go for the gold in Brazil this month. Emmanuel College men’s swimming freshmen Alex Sobers from Bridgetown, Barbados will represent his home country of Barbados in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. The incoming freshmen will compete in the men’s 400 meter freestyle during the Rio games, which start tonight with the Opening Ceremonies […]

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SCHS Football Getting Ready to Start Practice

Final summer preparations are underway before Fall football practice gets started at Stephens County High School. Indians’ Head Football Coach Frank Barden said that the team has done a great job with its summer workouts for the past several weeks. “Our kids have done a good job getting in the weight room and getting in the conditioning program,” said Barden. […]

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Lavonia Speedway Hosting USCS Tonight

A busy night of racing is on tap tonight at Lavonia Speedway. Tonight, the United Sprint Car Series makes a stop in Lavonia. USCS Founder and President Pete Walton said that the series has been to Lavonia many times and it is always a great night. This year, they are visiting as part of the series’ 20th anniversary season and […]

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Busy Weekend for Little League in Hartwell

Both Toccoa’s 11-12 and Junior League Baseball All-Stars are in action later today in District 7 tournament play. Over the weekend, both teams started their respective tournaments in Hartwell. In 11-12 Little League baseball, Toccoa defeated Habersham 12-2 on Saturday to advance in the winner’s bracket to face Hart tonight at 6 p.m. in Hartwell. Moving to Junior League baseball, […]

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Toccoa Little League Back in Action This Weekend

Toccoa Little League teams are set to return to action in district tournament play this weekend. The 11-12 Little League baseball and Junior League baseball tournaments start on Saturday in Hartwell and both Toccoa teams will be in action. At 11 a.m. on Saturday, the Toccoa Junior League baseball All-Stars will play Franklin in the opening game of that tournament. […]

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