Franklin Co. Hires New Football Coach

February 20, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County High School has a new head football coach. At the Franklin County Board of Education meeting last week, Franklin County School Superintendent Dr. Ruth Odell announced Jerry Underwood has the job. Underwood has been the assistant football coach since 2008. He replaces coach Tommy Welch who...

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SCHS Wrestlers Participate in State Tourney

February 19, 2013

A Stephens County Indian wrestler places fifth in the state at his weight classification. Josh Hale took fifth place at this past weekend’s GHSA State AAAA Wrestling Championships in the 220-pound weight class. Hale went 4-2 during the tournament, picking up two falls out of his four victories. He finishes the year with a...

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Indians, Lady Indians Both Finish Third

February 18, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams will both enter this week’s state playoffs as the third seed out of Region 8-AAAA. Both teams won third place games at Johnson High School Friday to conclude the Region 8-AAAA tournament. In the third place girls’ game, Stephens County fought from behind for much...

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Indian Boys Win, Qualify for State Playoffs

February 13, 2013

The Stephens County Indian boys are in to the state basketball playoffs for the first time since 2008. Tuesday, the Indians defeated Chestatee 78-56 in the Region 8-AAAA boys’ basketball quarterfinals at Johnson High School. The Indians dominated from start to finish, utilizing a stifling zone defense to shut down Chestatee’s perimeter attack. Aahlijah...

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Lady Indian Basketball Into Region Semis, State Tourney

February 12, 2013

The Stephens County Lady Indians are into the state AAAA girls’ basketball playoffs. Stephens County defeated Lumpkin County Monday 38-32 in the quarterfinals of the Region 8-AAAA girls’ basketball tournament at Johnson High School. With the win, the Lady Indians moved into the region semi-finals and clinched the state tourney berth. After jumping out...

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Region 8-AAAA Basketball Tournaments Start Today

February 11, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams enter post-season play this week. Both teams are taking part in the Region 8-AAAA basketball tournaments at Johnson High School in Gainesville. The Lady Indians will get started first, playing later today. Stephens County’s Lady Indians are seeded third in the region after compiling a...

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SCHS Basketball Wraps Up Regular Season With Sweep Over Lumpkin Co.

February 8, 2013

The Stephens County Lady Indian and Indian basketball teams wrapped up the regular season with a sweep of Lumpkin County Thursday night at the Currahee Arena. The Lady Indians struggled through the first three quarters and did not take the lead until halfway through the final period, but prevailed 33-22. Neither team shot well...

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Six SCHS Student-Athletes Sign to Play in College

February 7, 2013
Six SCHS Student-Athletes Sign to Play in College

Six Stephens County High School student-athletes sign on the dotted line to play college sports. The high school held a signing ceremony Wednesday in the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts. The six athletes signed their paperwork in front of family, friends, coaches, and classmates. First, Abby Mulkey said she is excited to follow...

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SCHS Basketball Sweeps Monroe Area in Region Play on Road

February 6, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams picked up a pair of key region wins on the road at Monroe Area Tuesday night. The Lady Indians used a big third quarter to pull away from the Lady Purple Hurricanes and win 54-33. Lexie Cash and Mya Cleveland each had 12 points for...

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SCHS Announces Make-up Date for Lumpkin Hoops Game

February 5, 2013

Stephens County High School has announced a make-up date for the basketball game with Lumpkin County. Stephens County will now host Lumpkin County on Thursday at the Currahee Arena. The girls’ game will tip off at 6 p.m. with the boys’ game to follow. The game between Stephens and Lumpkin counties will be the...

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