New UL head coach Kevin Furtado coached in his first game with the Lady Knights on Saturday. The game was a 58-40 loss to Central-Macon, which was a scrimmage game and did not count as far as their win/loss record. According to Furtado, who has won nearly 400 games in GISA with LaGrange Academy, Pinecrest Academy, and Nathaniel Greene Academy, the
The Upson Lee Runnin' Knights got their first action of the season on the court Saturday night. Upson Lee took on the Chargers from Central-Macon in a scrimmage game. After a tightly contested first half, the Knights exploded for a 29-point third quarter to pull away to a 28-point victory. Three seniors led the way for the Knights in the contest.
The Upson Lee Knights welcomed the Veterans Warhawks to Matthews Field for the first time last Friday night. Upson Lee was looking to put a winning cap on their regular season, and advance to the State Playoffs for only the second time since 2007. However, Veterans QB Logan Byrd rushed for 91 yards and 4 TDs, as the Warhawks took advantage of a mi
Without a doubt, the 2014 season has been a rather successful one for Tommy Parks in his first year at the helm of the Knights program. Upson Lee is currently 7-2, their best record since 2005. Tonight, Upson Lee will take on the Veterans Warhawks from Houston County on Senior Night. The Knights have never played Veterans, but a win tonight will g
After tonight's Region 2 games, all of the teams will know their fate for the playoffs, maybe. Two teams, Perry and Howard, already know their fate. Perry is out with a 1-9 record, as their season ended last week in a 31-0 loss to West Laurens. Howard is out, but will be attempting to win four games in a season for the first time in school history.
MARIETTA - Friday night was not just another average night for high school football, as Upson Lee played in a game where the wind gusts seemed like those from a tropical storm, the rain came from every angle imaginable, and the lights went out at the start of the fourth quarter, all on Halloween of all nights. With about 11 minutes remaining in th
The Upson Lee Knights and Lady Knights participated in the 2014 Region 2 meet, held at The Rock Ranch. The Upson Lee Lady Knights placed fifth in the region, just missing the chance to compete in the State Meet, while the Knights placed sixth overall. However, the Knights' Feybian Matthews did finish fourth overall, advancing to the State Meet ind
Tonight will be another night of firsts for Upson Lee. No player on the current UL roster has ever won more than six games in a season, and they have that opportunity tonight, against the Osborne Cardinals, a team the Knights will be playing for the first time. This is also the first time the Knights have ever played a 6A school, the highest classi
For the first time since 2004 the Upson Lee Middle School Knights football team had a chance to win the CGMSAL (Central Georgia Middle School Athletic League) Championship. The Knights entered Wednesday's Championship Game in Forsyth with a perfect 8-0 record. However, It would not be their day, as the Monroe County Middle School Bulldogs jumped o
Ed DeFore is one of the most beloved residents of Macon. A graduate of Lanier High School (now known as Central High School), DeFore was a standout baseball player and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals, and since has become the longest tenured elected official in Macon. Many Upson Lee fans may have no idea who Mr. DeFore is, but the name I'm s
The Upson Lee freshmen Knights football team welcomed a familiar face to Matthews Field on Thursday for the Freshman League Championship Game. The Upson Lee Knights and Mary Persons Bulldogs had each defeated the other on the other's home turf during the season, but the Knights were looking to defend Matthews Field to earn a victory and break the s