SCHS Softball Sweeps Saturday Games

The Stephens County High School Lady Indians Varsity softball team won both of its games this past Saturday. Taking the first game 3-1 over Banks County, Emma Whitfield pitched a complete game for the win allowing 3 hits and 1 unearned run while striking out 7. The Lady Indians were led at the plate against Banks County by Natalie Morgan, […]

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Lady Indian Softball in Action Saturday

School just started a week ago, and the Stephens County Lady Indians Softball season is already underway.  Stephens County began the season Monday night with an 8 to 0 win over Banks County at the Reservation.  Tuesday’s road game at Habersham Central was rained out. Lady Indians Softball Coach Dave Poffenberger says they were glad to get the season started […]

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Local Ump at Little League World Series

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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