SubmittedUpson-Lee junior Dylan Marshall (above) scored five goals in the Knights’ 8-0 victory over Griffin on Tuesday night. Upson-Lee easily cruised past the Bears, as Jake Sayer, Caleb Zolman, and Kody Wall also added goals for the Knights in their victory. The Knights currently have a 5-2 record and a 1-0 record in Region 4. Upson-Lee was slated to play Riverdale last week, but it was rained out. That game has been moved to Mar. 17 at Matthews Field.
Last week we took a look at the 1973-74 basketball season for the Upson High School Yellow Jackets boys’ basketball team. We were the new boys on the block but we surprised everyone, including me, by winning our last seven regular season games and finishing with a 16-6 record.
The Upson-Lee Knights and Lady Knights both earned victories over Monroe County and Crawford County in their first track meet of the year. Here are the ULMS final results from the meet:(Girls)Team Scores-Upson-Lee: 73Monroe Co: 37Crawford Co: 23Shot Put-1st- Jaydah Barron: 25’9”2nd- Siera Avery: 22’8”Disc...
The Upson-Lee Knights baseball team started the 2014 season blazing to a 4-0 record, however the Knights have now lost three games in a row and currently have a 6-4 record, and more importantly, a 3-2 record in Region 4 play.After a tough 5-3 loss to Stockbridge last Friday night, Upson-Lee hosted the now 5-1 Wildcats from Locust Grove at Silvertown Ballpark. The Wildcats exploded with a four-run first inning to jump ahead of the Knights, and earn a 7-2 victory. Upson-Lee had a cha...
The Upson-Lee baseball team looked to sweep three region games in a row when they took on Stockbridge at Silvertown Ballpark on Friday night. After back-to-back shutouts against Eagles Landing and North Clayton earlier in the week, a victory over the Tigers would move the Knights record to 7-1, and more importantly 4-0 in region play.
Oh my!It’s been 40 years! Yep, 40 years since the 1973-74 Upson High School Yellow Jacket boys’ basketball team played for the State Class B State Championship. I was the coach of that wonderful team and even though time has faded some of the images of that season, I still have many great memories of that year and the outstanding group of young men who made up that squad.Following the 1973 school year, the Upson County school system decided to close Yatesville High Scho...
Wes McCard/The Thomaston TimesUpson-Lee sophomore Jordie Rogers (No. 2) celebrates with Grace Wolverton (No. 15) after scoring the Lady Knights’ first goal in their 2-1 victory over Mary Persons on Tuesday afternoon. Upson-Lee senior Haley Baucom also scored a goal for the Lady Knights on a beautiful kick from 25 yards out. The Lady Knights took on Riverdale in their first Region 4 contest on Thursday, but the results of the game were not available by press time. Look in Tues...
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