Monroe High one of many to begin conditioning
The GHSA allows teams to condition for five days, practicing in shorts and helmets, while they can practice in pads next Friday.
Valdosta native Bond Crosby made a huge impact in his three years teaching and coaching three sports at Meadowcreek High School
Left-handed pitcher helped Trojans to playoffs this spring
In a rebuilding season at Lee County last season, the left-handed Nick Bush went 3-1 on the mound with a 1.80 ERA and boasted a three to one strikeout to walk ratio.
Former Westover star Mike Green won is the reigning Herald Player of the Year
Willie Boston Player of the Year Mike Green will sign a basketball scholarship on Thursday with Albany State.
Sherwood Christian Academy hosts second annual Eagle Invitational
Brookwood dominates Sherwood Christian’s second annual Eagle Invitational 7-on-7 football tournament, but Terrell Academy makes a good showing with a runner-up finish.
Monroe opens season, playing host to Perry on Aug. 23
There will be four Thursday night games and six Saturday evening games, concluding with the Region 1-AAAA play-in games the weekend of Nov. 7-8. (ADDS: Full Hugh Mulls Stadium schedule)
New coach takes over talented hoops squad
Jennifer Acree, the former Dougherty High standout who guided Randolph-Clay to the last two Class A public school title games, including a championship earlier this season, wants her practices to be intense, upbeat and high-energy.
Chris Barnes ranked No. 269 among nation’s best players
Chris Barnes, a rising junior offensive lineman at Lee County, was named to the ESPN Junior 300 on Tuesday, making a list that ranks the top high school football players in the nation for the Class of 2016.
Artificial turf will be ready for season opener
Lee County’s new turf, the first in the metro Albany area, is expected to be ready when the Trojans play host to Westover in a nationally televised game on ESPNU at 1 p.m. on Aug. 23.
Defensive lineman drawing interest from around the nation
Trent Thompson, the nation’s No. 1 high school football recruit for the Class of 2015, is being courted by the nation’s biggest Division I programs, but he wants his Westover High School teammates to get noticed, too.
Both are preferred walk-ons and have a chance to make the team
Matthew Fox played on both sides of the ball at Deerfield-Windsor, while Tanner Stumpe handled the punting duties at Westover and was just about automatic when he trotted onto the field for a PAT or field goal.
Westover, Lee County football season opener to be nationally televised on ESPNU
Two teams will meet Aug. 23 at 1 p.m. in Leesburg
Patriots will have coach, several players missing for first three games
Westover principal William Chunn stressed that coach Dallis Smith has been an excellent coach at Westover and that he wasn’t holding the coach accountable for the action of the players on the trip.
Albany High believes football games are won during the summer
Malik Dungee and many members of the Albany High football team know this time of the year is about improving, getting stronger and worrying about the Indians.
Synthetic surface to be installed in summer of 2015
Hugh Mills Stadium will be getting artificial turf next summer, which AD Johnny Seabrooks says will save Dougherty County money in the long run from the upkeep and maintenance of the natural grass surface.
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