Wainwright pitches CG in UL 5-1 victory

The last five times the Lady Knights and Lady Jaguars from Spalding competed on the softball field, each team won two games, and they battled to a 3-3 tie back in 2009.On Thursday, both teams took the field in the Lady Knights home opener at the ULHS softball complex. It was senior Chelsea Wainwright who took to the circle for the Lady Knights, and proceeded to pitch a complete game four-hitter. Wainwirght allowed just one run on a long solo homer in the top of the fourth inning, a...

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Knights varisty scores three times against Troup County

Football fans got a little taste of what is to come this season for the Upson-Lee Knights. On Friday at Matthews Field, the Knights, in new all black uniforms and matte black helmets, took on the Troup County Tigers in a scrimmage game. It was Coach Tommy Parks’ first game at the helm of the Knights, as he was on the sideline coaching at Matthews Field, a place where he once played.Upson-Lee’s varsity scored three times in the first quarter, forcing Troup County into fo...

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My first college football game

As the college football season approaches, fans are beginning to get excited about their teams and the possibility of a championship season. Of course these dreams and expectations will fade in most cases as the season progresses. There’s only one champion left standing at the end of the year, although a team can have a great season without winning that National Championship game.As most of you know, I am an Auburn fan who also has a fondness for Georgia Tech. Yeah, I know th...

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Lady Knights blow out Mindy’s Mill 12-0

The Upson-Lee Lady Knights softball team improved their record to 3-2 with a 12-0 blow out victory over Mundy’s Mill on Tuesday. Upson-Lee belted 11 hits on their way to the four-inning victory, while pitchers Brianna Hendricks and Kaylee Ellington combined to give up just two hits, striking out six batters, and allowing zero walks.

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Upson-Lee and Troup County scrimmage tonight

November 8 of last year was the last time the Upson-Lee Knights competed against another team on the football field. On that night, they suffered a 31-7 loss to the Stockbridge Tigers at Tiger Stadium. Tonight, Upson-Lee will get their first chance of 2014 to compete against another team. This game will not mean nearly as much as the Stockbridge game last season, but to some degree it may forecast a little of what fans can expect from the Knights in 2014.

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A new look, a new approach, a new year

I am Coach Stephen Boyd, the Athletic Director at Upson-Lee, and I wanted to let you know about some exciting things we have going on this year at UL. Our goal this year, besides winning ball games, is to unite our community with the slogan, “It’s all about the UL.” It’s time for us to uplift our programs with coaching up our kids in the classroom, at practice, on the playing field, and at home. This is one of the best coaching staffs in the state, and I promise they w...

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Lady Knights down Marion Co. and NSWR to open up 2014 season

The Lady Knights opened up their 2014 softball season with a scheduled five-game tournament in Columbus at the Jordan High School Invitational. However, the fifth game on Saturday was canceled due to rain.New coach Stephen Hammock and his Lady Knights took on Marion County in their first game of the season on Friday, defeating the team from Beuna Vista by a 12-0 score. Upson-Lee then followed up with two losses to Seminole County and Brookstone, before ending their tournament with ...

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So Sad!!!

A week or so ago I was sitting on my front porch working on a cross word puzzle when I noticed that a baseball game had started in my front yard. My grandson Luke Spraggins and a couple of his friends, Kyler Mullis and Gage Burbrink, were engaged in an old-fashioned game of back yard baseball even though it was in the front yard. They were using a plastic baseball and using a bush for first base and a mailbox for third base. They were making the rules as they went along, but they were having ...

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2014 Tee Ball Champions and Runners-Up

2014 Tee Ball Champions - Nationals - Players include, Trent Peaden, Jarvil Willis, Jaxon Creamer, Beecher McCants, Christian Nelson, Evan Norton, Cade Creamer, Tripp Peaden, Richard Creamer, Cameron Chaffin, and Kyler Alverson. Coaches Jesse Peaden, Brandon Chaffin, Ethan Nelson, and Jason Creamer.2014 Tee Ball Runners-Up - Rangers - Players include, Nicholas Wells, Kolton Snyder, Blade Blount, De’Quavius Hamilton, Clayton Mitchell, Chandler Wade, Jeremiah Blasingame, Willia...

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Knights dust off the pads

One of the toughest things about high school football is going through camp each August in the heat of central Georgia. Over the last weekend and this week, the sounds of helmets and pads popping could be heard behind the field house at ULHS and at Matthews Field, where the team practices occasionally.The Knights are currently underway in preparing for their first season under new head coach Tommy Parks, as Parks and his staff are becoming acclimated to the Knights and vice versa. ...

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Taking a look at the Knights 2014 football schedule

The Upson-Lee Knights have a new coach and will also participate in a new region this season, but there are some interesting facts about this season’s schedule and Region 2 in general.On the Knights 2014 schedule, they will face only two teams which Upson-Lee has seen before. The Knights open their season on Sept. 05 with Pike County, and they are 1-1 versus the Pirates, and they will face Baldwin, a Region 2 opponent on Sept. 26. The Knights are 0-3 all-time against the Brav...

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