Thomaston Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 22 May 2015 20:20:38 EST 1800 A Good Man, A Great Fan http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153491333/A-Good-Man-A-Great-Fan Every high school football team has certain fans who are staunch supporters and never miss a game. The Upson-Lee Knights lost one of their biggest, if not the biggest, supporters last Sunday when J.D. Dickens passed away at the age of 93. Admittedly,... Mon, 18 May 2015 02:40:51 EST Rangers and Braves highlight Rec Baseball http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153491348/Rangers-and-Braves-highlight-Rec-Baseball The standings in the Rec League baseball season are starting to take shape midway through the season. Currently the Rookie League Braves and the Dixie Minors Rangers are undefeated with 7-0 records, while the Dixie Youth Braves (4-1) lead their... Sun, 17 May 2015 03:00:51 EST Three Knights sign scholarships http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153491369/Three-Knights-sign-scholarships Upson Lee senior Dylan Marshall signed to play soccer with Georgia Southwestern University on Monday. Above, Marshall is seated with his family and coaches. Fri, 15 May 2015 03:20:51 EST Banner year for UL sports http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153491340/Banner-year-for-UL-sports The 2014-15 school season has been one of the best in Upson Lee history for athletics. Since last fall, many of the teams have advanced to the State Playoffs, while other teams and individual athletes have competed in the Sectionals or State... Fri, 15 May 2015 02:55:51 EST Upson Lee Spring Football Game 5K Run http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153413810/Upson-Lee-Spring-Football-Game-5K-Run Come run and support the Upson Lee Touchdown Club on May 22, prior to the Spring Game at Matthews Field. Here are the details;When: May 22 - 6:30 p.m. Fri, 15 May 2015 02:50:51 EST Thrill Hill Mud Boggin’ is Saturday http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153414821/Thrill-Hill-Mud-Boggin-is-Saturday The third mud boggin' on Thrill Hill's nine-month schedule is this Saturday. Thrill Hill runs its races the third Saturday of each month, and the schedule runs through November. Wed, 13 May 2015 18:20:51 EST Knights break out the pads http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153413761/Knights-break-out-the-pads After his first season with the Knights in 2014, head coach Tommy Parks is now going through his second Spring Practice period with his team. Wed, 13 May 2015 02:15:51 EST FRA holds basketball banquet http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153355875/FRA-holds-basketball-banquet Submitted Tue, 12 May 2015 06:45:51 EST Knights head to State http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153413749/Knights-head-to-State The Upson Lee Knights golf team will continue to work on their strokes this week, as they prepare for the 2015 GHSA 4A State Golf Tournament on Monday. The Knights captured the Region 2 Championship, shooting a team score of 315, and automatically... Tue, 12 May 2015 02:10:51 EST Beards and Old Braves http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153355723/Beards-and-Old-Braves What's up with all the beards in major league baseball? Every time I turn on a game I see numerous players with beards. They look like the House of David! You old timers will know who I am talking about. Mon, 11 May 2015 06:30:51 EST UL wrestling holds annual banquet http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153355861/UL-wrestling-holds-annual-banquet Three Knights received Senior Awards at the Knights 2014-15 banquet. Pictured above are (l to r) Shane Ussery, Jacob Fordham, and Michael Kirschmann. Sun, 10 May 2015 06:40:51 EST Upson Lee swept by Trojans http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153355838/Upson-Lee-swept-by-Trojans The Upson Lee Knights made history last weekend when they defeated Crisp County, the No. 1 seed from Region 1, in the first round of the state playoffs. Sat, 9 May 2015 03:30:51 EST UL falls to Raiders 4-0 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153355826/UL-falls-to-Raiders-4-0 The Upson Lee Knights soccer team has put the miles on the school bus the last 10 days. After traveling down to Worth County last week to defeat the Worth County Rams by a 8-0 score in the first round of the State Playoffs, the Knights headed up to... Fri, 8 May 2015 06:30:54 EST 2015 Knights Basketball Banquet http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153281164/2015-Knights-Basketball-Banquet Junior Eric Graddick (left) and freshman Tavias Fagan received the Most Promising Player Awards.Upson Lee junior O'qualon Harris received the Most Improved Player Award.Senior Malik Crafter received the Coaches Award. Fri, 8 May 2015 05:00:51 EST Hobbs and relay team headed to State Meet http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153281155/Hobbs-and-relay-team-headed-to-State-Meet Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times Thu, 7 May 2015 04:55:51 EST Knights stun Crisp County http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153281148/Knights-stun-Crisp-County For the first time in school history, the Upson Lee Knights are headed to the Sweet 16 in the State Baseball Playoffs. Wed, 6 May 2015 04:50:51 EST UL soccer is soaring http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153281140/UL-soccer-is-soaring The Upson Lee Knights and Lady Knights are both among the final 16 teams left in the 2015 AAAA State Playoffs. The Knights traveled down to Worth County and dismantled the Rams by an 8-0 score, while the Lady Knights took care of business on the road... Tue, 5 May 2015 08:40:51 EST 50 Years of Braves baseball http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153222655/50-Years-of-Braves-baseball The 2015 season marks the 50th season of Atlanta Braves baseball! Wow, has it been that long? I can't say that it seems like yesterday when the Braves opened the 1966 season at Atlanta Stadium (no it was not Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium then)... Sun, 3 May 2015 06:10:51 EST Knights drill Worth Co; advance in playoffs http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153222878/Knights-drill-Worth-Co;-advance-in-playoffs The Upson Lee Knights soccer team suffered two losses to end the regular season, falling to Veterans and Perry. The loss to Veterans forced the Knights to travel in the first round of the State Playoffs as the No. 3 seed from Region 2. Sat, 2 May 2015 06:35:55 EST Kramer signs with GSU http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/153222697/Kramer-signs-with-GSU For the first time in Upson Lee school history, a member of the Upson Lee Knights Precision Air Rifle team signed a scholarship to shoot in college. Upson Lee senior Rosemary Kramer, who won the State Championship this season, committed to shoot for... Fri, 1 May 2015 06:25:51 EST