Thomaston Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS http://thomastontimes.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:41:44 EST 1800 Perdue and Kendall named to All-Area Team http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150189681/Perdue-and-Kendall-named-to-All-Area-Team Submitted Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:57:03 EST Re-establishing a rivalry http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150187951/Re-establishing-a-rivalry Webster defines a rival as “a person who tries to get or do the same thing as a competitor.” Rivalries are often associated with sports competitors and can develop into some of the most anticipated, thrilling and nerve-racking games in... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:35:03 EST Back to the future http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150188290/Back-to-the-future Nearly seven years ago to the day , the Upson Lee Knights welcomed the No. 4 team in the country to Matthews Field. That night, they faced the Eagles from Northside Warner Robins, and took the Eagles down to the wire, but ultimately suffered a 31-26... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:48:03 EST Freshman Knights fall to Bulldogs 33-24 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150141142/Freshman-Knights-fall-to-Bulldogs-33-24 After traveling to Forsyth three weeks ago to knock off the Mary Persons Bulldogs by a 34-16 score, the Upson Lee Knights freshman football team welcomed the Bulldogs to Matthews Field for a rematch. However, on Thursday the Knights suffered the same... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:48:03 EST FRA runs over Crisp Academy 41-26 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150141542/FRA-runs-over-Crisp-Academy-41-26 Flint River continued to show improvement last week as it captured its fifth victory of the season against Crisp Academy. Woodbury's Wildcats scored early and often. They shut out Crisp in the first half and cruised to a 41-26... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:25:02 EST Knights drub Perry 42-14 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150141558/Knights-drub-Perry-42-14 After a disappointing loss last week at home to the West Laurens Blue Raiders, the Upson Lee Knights traveled down to Perry to face the Panthers in a Region 2 contest. After the first quarter it was pretty evident that the Knights did not let the loss... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:28:02 EST An exciting night http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150104031/An-exciting-night If you were at Matthews Field last Friday night, you know what I mean when I say that it was an exciting evening. The place was full and rocking as the Upson-Lee Knights took on West Laurens in their annual Homecoming game. Oh yeah, the Knights saw... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:36:02 EST Lady Cats headed to State Playoffs http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150104443/Lady-Cats-headed-to-State-Playoffs After an intense Region Championship game last Thursday against Piedmont, the Flint River Lady Cats are headed to the State Playoffs. The Lady Cats won 9-3 to earn the top seed heading into playoffs. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:10:02 EST FRA routs Dawson Street 42-12 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150107103/FRA-routs-Dawson-Street-42-12 After losing their first two games and overcoming a slow start on Friday, the Flint River Wildcats showed a return to form by the end of its first region game against the Dawson Street Wildcats. Flint River wore down Dawson Street and pulled away to... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 06:44:09 EST Knights look to bounce back against Panthers http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150106774/Knights-look-to-bounce-back-against-Panthers This week will be a first for Tommy Parks as the Upson Lee head coach. Coach Parks and his staff will have the duty of getting the Knights ready to play after a loss for the first time this season. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:23:05 EST Silver Knights edge Black Knights 7-6 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150059593/Silver-Knights-edge-Black-Knights-7-6 The two Upson Lee Intramural teams entered Saturday's contest tied for first place, and both undefeated on the season. In what many thought would be a tough battle between friends, was a game that far exceeded expectations. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 04:13:02 EST J.V. Knights’ prayer answered in 50-48 victory over Griffin http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150059586/J.V.-Knights-prayer-answered-in-50-48-victory-over-Griffin With a thick cloud of smoke from cans of spray paint coming off the banks at Matthews Field on Thursday evening, Aquavius Tunstall skied over two defenders to catch a desperation pass from Mikey Smith. Tunstall snared the ball out of the air on the... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 04:02:02 EST Knights fall just short in 28-24 loss to West Laurens http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150059579/Knights-fall-just-short-in-28-24-loss-to-West-Laurens There was an amazing atmosphere with an amazing crowd that turned out to watch an amazing game on Friday night at Matthews Field. Unfortunately for most of those fans, they left the game with their hometown team suffering their first loss of the... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 06:45:04 EST Just Thinking http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50761109/Just-Thinking The world of sports is always full of people, things, and happenings that keep us interested and amazed. There is not a day that passes where we cannot find something that grabs our attention and causes us to think about what we have heard or read. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 06:52:07 EST ULMS Knights bend but don’t break against Mustangs http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50761526/ULMS-Knights-bend-but-dont-break-against-Mustangs The Rehobeth Mustangs from Spalding County traveled to Matthews Field on Wednesday to take on the ULMS Knights in a battle of undefeated teams. The Mustangs and Knights have each scored a ton of points this season, so a defensive struggle was... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:27:02 EST It’s business as usual for Knights as Region 2 play starts http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50761671/Its-business-as-usual-for-Knights-as-Region-2-play-starts Sitting at 3-0 for the first time since 2007, the Upson Lee Knights have gotten the attention of many people around the community. The first two home games have been packed out on the Knights' side of Matthews Field. However, tonight Upson Lee... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:46:04 EST UL Volleyball defeats Spalding http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50714282/UL-Volleyball-defeats-Spalding Larry Stanford/The Thomaston Times Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:56:04 EST Upson-Lee football program remains undefeated http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50714221/Upson-Lee-football-program-remains-undefeated Last week saw Upson-Lee football continue to win games on all levels of the program. Entering the week, the varsity, junior varsity, ninth grade, middle school, and intramural teams were all undefeated. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:27:04 EST Knights pass first test of the season http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50714243/Knights-pass-first-test-of-the-season In their first two games of the season, the outcome for the Knights was in little doubt as the fourth quarter started. However, on Friday night Upson Lee needed to play a tough four quarters to escape Matthews Field with a 21-13 victory over the... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:36:01 EST It’s time to dismantle the Braves http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50682594/Its-time-to-dismantle-the-Braves Yes, I know that it's football season, but our beloved Atlanta Braves are also busy limping to the finish of another baseball season. As I write this column they are comfortably out of any playoff contention and playing like they aren't... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:25:03 EST