Thomaston Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:08:10 EST 1800 Football is just around the corner http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50084780/Football-is-just-around-the-corner The Upson-Lee Knights, Jones County Greyhounds, and Manchester Blue Devils all got a lot better last week. The three teams competed in an 11 vs. 11 mini camp at Matthews Field. This was the first 11 vs. 11 the Knights have been a part of, and... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST MaxPreps top 20 over the last decade http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50052996/MaxPreps-top-20-over-the-last-decade High School football is just around the corner, and many media outlets from around the state are already putting out their preseason polls. MaxPreps, which is a staple of high school sports around the country recently released their best 20 High... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Knights putting in the work http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50053108/Lady-Knights-putting-in-the-work Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Knights look strong against Seminoles http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50053239/Knights-look-strong-against-Seminoles The Upson-Lee Knights football team cannot put on their pads and give or take hits just quite yet, but that doesn't mean they can't go out and compete. On Tuesday they took on Thomaston native Shedrick Risper and his Westside-Macon... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Building a tradition at Upson-Lee http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50053139/Building-a-tradition-at-Upson-Lee Coach Perdue has decided to coach at Upson-Lee, but not that Coach Perdue. There have been many changes in the Upson-Lee coaching community over last six months, and one of the new coaches coming into the coaching carousel is the new Upson-Lee... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Changes stir emotions at Senoia http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50007966/Changes-stir-emotions-at-Senoia After a less than successful Saturday night two weeks ago at Senoia Raceway, promoter Tim Moses had to make a couple of tough decisions. Drivers were informed on Monday afternoon that the 3/8ths mile track would discontinue running the Modified Mini... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thomaston’s Fulcher wins both feature races at Senoia http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5269101/Thomastons-Fulcher-wins-both-feature-races-at-Senoia Thomaston's Shane Fulcher took the checkered flag for both feature races in the Jodeco Auto Sale Late Model Division. Here are the results from Saturday night's racing action. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST What can Knights football expect in Region this season? http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5269206/What-can-Knights-football-expect-in-Region-this-season New head coach Tommy Parks has his Knights working this summer as they prepare to enter their 2014 campaign in Region 2, a new Region for Upson-Lee. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Flag and Tackle football sign-ups at the Civic Center http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5269065/Flag-and-Tackle-football-sign-ups-at-the-Civic-Center The Thomaston-Upson County Recreation Department will hold registration for flag and tackle football on July 16-18 from 5 p.m. - 7p.m. at the Civic Center.Ages prior to September 1 are as follows: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST S-U-P-E-R-S-O-N-I-C http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5241938/S-U-P-E-R-S-O-N-I-C “Involving or denoting a speed greater than that of sound,” that's the technical definition of “Supersonic,” and that's exactly how fast the Crawford County Supersonics ran through their competition on their way to... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST “I beleive that UL will win!!!” http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5208332/I-beleive-that-UL-will-win The 2014 FIFA World Cup has been taking place in Brazil for the past month. As you read this, the semi-finals are being played between Germany and Brazil in one game and Argentina and the Netherlands in the next. Millions across the world have been... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST T-Town’s Fulcher places third at Senoia http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5208718/T-Towns-Fulcher-places-third-at-Senoia Thomaston's Shane Fulcher has been a mainstay in the top three in the Jodeco Auto Sales Late Model standings nearly all season long at Senoia Raceway. Here are the results from the past weekend's races: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Upson-Lee Kick-Off Classic http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5208637/2014-Upson-Lee-Kick-Off-Classic This year the Upson-Lee Touchdown Club will be having its annual kick-off classic to benefit the football program. The tournament will run like it has in the past. The format will be a two person shamble. A shamble means that both players hit their... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thomaston’s Oglesbee wins Blind Golf Match Play Championship http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5208468/Thomastons-Oglesbee-wins-Blind-Golf-Match-Play-Championship Waking up everyday with the ability to see what goes on around you and others as we travel through the journey of life, is something that many take for granted everyday. For Thomaston's Brian Oglesbee, the loss of sight is just something that he... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A conversation with Paul Wood http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5184514/A-conversation-with-Paul-Wood I had an opportunity a few days ago to have a wonderful phone conversation with Paul Wood. In case you don't know, Wood was an all-state caliber running back for the R.E. Lee Rebels in 1953, 1954, and 1955. He was named to the All-Region 1AA... Sun, 6 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thomaston-Upson dismantles the competition at District Tournament http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5188795/Thomaston-Upson-dismantles-the-competition-at-District-Tournament To say the Thomaston-Upson Rookie League All-Stars cruised through the District Tournament would be an understatement. The boys from Thomaston outscored their opponents by a 46-12 margin over three games, including a 15-5 victory over Manchester in... Sat, 5 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Change the Redskins’ name? http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5125220/Change-the-Redskins-name Over the past few decades there has been a slowly-expanding move to change the mascots of many college and professional teams. This group, led mainly by Native Americans or Indians, depending on how you refer to them, has had some success as witnessed... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Huge turnout for Upson-Lee Softball Camp http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5130479/Huge-turnout-for-Upson-Lee-Softball-Camp Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Upson-Lee Tennis Camp http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5130494/2014-Upson-Lee-Tennis-Camp Wes McCard/The Thomaston TimesBoy and girls alike turned out for Upson-Lee annual tennis camp. Coach Alisa Wilson worked campers on the fundamentals of tennis, working with forehand shots, backhand shots, and serving. Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Another Coed Softball Tournament on the horizon http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/5130505/Another-Coed-Softball-Tournament-on-the-horizon Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST