2013 Upson-Lee Baseball Senior Night Photos by Wes McCard | The Thomaston Times
Ben Barber with parents Michele and Bill Barber.
Jesse Glover with parents Michele and Marc Glover.
Austin Matson with parents Angela and Mark Matson.
Dillon Watson with mother Tammy Tucker.
Jordan Bosworth with parents Kristi and Tim Bosworth
Third time not a charm for ULMS Wes McCard | The Thomaston Times
After defeating the Clifton Ridge Cougars twice in the regular season, the ULMS Diamond Knights entered Friday’s first round of the CGMSAL (Central Georgia Middle School Athletic League) playoffs with a perfect 14-0 record. However, the Cougars made the most of their three hits, scoring two runs and defeating Upson-Lee by a 2-0 score, ending the Knights’ season. Kalen Puckett pitched for the Knights, allowin...
Upson-Lee soccer teams prepare for playoff run Wes McCard
For the first time since the 2010 season, the Upson-Lee Knights and Lady Knights soccer teams will play in the State Playoffs. Prior to the two year hiatus in 2011 and 2012, the UL soccer teams were regularly in the State Playoffs.
The Upson-Lee Lady Knights enter the playoffs with an impressive 13-4 record, while holding the GHSA AAAA No. 8 state ranking. The Lady Knights were ranked as high as No. 10 earlier t...
Upson-Lee soccer preparing for State Playoffs Wes McCard
The Upson-Lee Knights and the Lady Knights have earned a trip to the State Playoffs. The Knights finished with a record of 12-4-1 overall and a record of 7-3 in Region 4 this season, placing third. The Lady Knights placed second in Region 4 with a region record of 9-1, and an overall record of 13-4.
The Lady Knights will host a State Playoff game, and the Knights will hit the road in the State Playoffs. The top ...
UL saves best for Region 4 meet Wes McCard
Three Lady Knights and four Knights set personal records at the Region 4 Track Meet over the weekend, although only one athlete (Joey Choy-pole vault) advanced to the GHSA AAAA Sectional in Statesboro next weekend.
After a rain forced the Region 4 officials to cancel the day’s events after just a few field events, the 11 teams in the region reconvened at 12 Oaks Stadium on Saturday, where the field events were f...
Knights’ down Pike and Fayette on the links Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times
The Upson-Lee Knights defeated Pike County and Fayette County in Fayetteville on Wednesday. The Knights posted a score of 130, while Pike County scored 149, and Fayette County finished with a score of 155. The Knights were led by Zac Hendrix and Holden Becham, each posting a scored of 42, while Justin Gilbert shot a round of 46 in the match. Pictured above is Zac Hendrix, as he hit a very nice tee shot off a s...
Dwyer brothers are a story of success You never know who you might find at a Gordon State College Highlanders baseball game.
On Saturday, as the Highlanders hosted South Georgia College, freshman infielder Jordan Dwyer had a special guest in the stands, his older brother and Pittsburgh Steeler running back, Jonathan Dwyer. Also joining the elder Dwyer were his wife, Kayla and their 1-month-old son, Jonathan Jr.
To make the day more interesting, Dwyer was being followed by a S...
Checking out the 2013 Braves The 2013 baseball season has started out with a bang for Atlanta Braves fans! As I write this column the Braves have a 12-2 record and are playing great baseball. We all know that the Braves can’t keep up this kind of superb play but it’s fun to watch while it is happening. The slumps and losing streaks are bound to happen, but at least we know what this team is capable of.
When I saw the Braves in spring training I was impressed....
ULMS Knights rally to defeat Monroe 9-8 After running through the competition and sitting atop the CGMSAL (Central Georgia Middle School Athletic League) with a 12-0 record, the ULMS perfect record looked in certain danger on Tuesday afternoon.
The Knights hosted the Bulldogs from Forsyth at the Municipal Field, looking to send the Bulldogs to an 8-4 record and move to 13-0 on the season. With ULMS trailing 8-2 in the fifth inning, the Knights exploded for seven runs, earning a 9...
Former Lady Knights having success on the diamond Two of the best Upson-Lee Lady Knights softball players to ever step on a softball field are leading their respective teams at the next level. Sara Poteat, a UL graduate in 2009 and the school’s all-time leader in hits, career batting average, on base percentage, and stolen bases, is currently a senior at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. A former teammate of Poteat’s while at Upson-Lee, Samantha McDaniel (class of 2011), is a sophomor...