Wes McCard

Position: Sports Editor
E-Mail Address: wmccard@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 706-647-5414


About Wes McCard

Wes was born in Savannah, GA, but grew up in Thomaston and attended Upson-Lee High School until his senior year, moving to Macon in 1997. While in Macon he graduated from Windsor Academy in 1998. After graduation Wes attended Lee University, and later Georgia Southern University. He has been working at The Thomaston Times since 2008, and is a huge Georgia Tech fan. In his spare time he enjoys watching sports, reading about sports, and talking about sports, along with playing as much golf as he can fit into his schedule.

Latest Stories by Wes McCard

Tonight will be another first time experience for the Upson Lee Knights. After defeating the Northeast-Macon Raiders 44-6 in their first ever meeting, the Knights will take on the Northside-Columbus Patriots for the first time in school history.
The Patriots enter tonight's game with a 1-2 record, after falling at home to a very good Westover team

Knights look to remain undefeated

Tonight will be another first time experience for the Upson Lee Knights. After defeating the Northeast-Macon Raiders 44-6 in their first ever meeting, the Knights will take on the Northside-Columbus Patriots for the first time in school history. The Patriots enter tonight's game with a 1-2 record, after falling at home to a very good Westover team

125. That's the number of wins Upson Lee now has in school history after a 44-6 dismantling of Northeast-Macon on Friday night. The victory improves Upson Lee's record to 2-0 on the 2014 season, the first time the Knights have started 2-0 since 2007.
Kenderius Pennyman rushed for 130 yards and three touchdowns, while Kalen Puckett passed for 94 ya

UL earns 125th victory with 44-6 domination of Northeast

125. That's the number of wins Upson Lee now has in school history after a 44-6 dismantling of Northeast-Macon on Friday night. The victory improves Upson Lee's record to 2-0 on the 2014 season, the first time the Knights have started 2-0 since 2007. Kenderius Pennyman rushed for 130 yards and three touchdowns, while Kalen Puckett passed for 94 ya

There have been many memorable nights of football played at Matthews Field over the years, and tonight Matthews Field will be the scene of the Knights 2014 home opener under new coach Tommy Parks.
In the 111 Upson-Lee games played at Matthews Field, the Knights have 67 victories for a 60 percent winning percentage. That's is something that coach P

Knights host Raiders tonight in home opener

There have been many memorable nights of football played at Matthews Field over the years, and tonight Matthews Field will be the scene of the Knights 2014 home opener under new coach Tommy Parks. In the 111 Upson-Lee games played at Matthews Field, the Knights have 67 victories for a 60 percent winning percentage. That's is something that coach P

After two big road victories over Greenville and Manchester in the first two weeks of the season, the ULMS Knights (3-0) traveled to Pike County (0-3) to take on the Pirates in their final road game of the season, before finishing the season with three home games.
Things did not go well for the Knights to start the game. After being forced to punt

ULMS Knights improve to 3-0 with 20-13 win over Pike County

After two big road victories over Greenville and Manchester in the first two weeks of the season, the ULMS Knights (3-0) traveled to Pike County (0-3) to take on the Pirates in their final road game of the season, before finishing the season with three home games. Things did not go well for the Knights to start the game. After being forced to punt

After the Lady Knights and Knights each took home first place in the Valdosta Wildcat Invitational in their first meet of the year, the Upson-Lee Cross Country team competed in the 5th Annual Mid State Classic in Perry.
Upson Lee saw many teams which they will face at the Region 2 meet at the end of the season, including Veterans, Mary Persons, an

Upson-Lee participates in the Mid State Invitational

After the Lady Knights and Knights each took home first place in the Valdosta Wildcat Invitational in their first meet of the year, the Upson-Lee Cross Country team competed in the 5th Annual Mid State Classic in Perry. Upson Lee saw many teams which they will face at the Region 2 meet at the end of the season, including Veterans, Mary Persons, an

The Upson-Lee Lady Knights (6-5, 1-2) softball team hosted their first Region 2 softball game of the season on Thursday, as they welcomed the Mary Persons Lady Bulldogs (6-1, 4-0) to T-Town.
Uspon-Lee sent senior Chelsea Wainwright to the circle for Upson-Lee, and Wainwright delivered a good performance. Although she allowed eight runs, only two r

Lady Knights commit 4 errors in 8-0 loss

The Upson-Lee Lady Knights (6-5, 1-2) softball team hosted their first Region 2 softball game of the season on Thursday, as they welcomed the Mary Persons Lady Bulldogs (6-1, 4-0) to T-Town. Uspon-Lee sent senior Chelsea Wainwright to the circle for Upson-Lee, and Wainwright delivered a good performance. Although she allowed eight runs, only two r




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