On Sat. Jan. 8, local high school seniors from around the CSRA competed in Border Bowl lX all-star game. This was team Georgia’s first win in four years against team South Carolina, thanks to the contributions of various players, coaches and cheerleaders. Thomson High, Warren County and Bria…

Briarwood’s Lady Bucs have 9 wins and only 2 losses on the season after the first week of play following the Christmas Break. Head Coach Buster Douglas believes that “we are still a work in progress” after 2 wins and one loss this week.

It has been a tough week for the Runnin Bucs, having faced two formidable opponents this past week; fortunately, both games were non-conference. The Runnin Bucs are currently 2-0 in their conference play and ranked 2nd.

Darius Eubanks, THS class of 2009 and GSU safeties coach; Cam Bentley, class of 2019 and GSU head equipment manager for football and basketball; and Jacorey Crawford, class of 2018 and GSU outside linebacker, all traveled with GSU to Montgomery on Dec. 25 for the bowl game.

The Warren County High School Boys basketball team improved to 5-2 on the season after they defeated Lincoln County, 74-49 on Tuesday, Dec. 21.

The Thomson High School Boys basketball team gave the community an early Christmas gift as they defeated Washington-Wilkes. With the 91-74 win, the Bulldogs improved to 7-1 on the year, and play in the Deep South Classic starting on Tuesday, Dec. 28.

The Thomson High School Lady Dogs took two losses in basketball action last week. Thomson lost to the visiting Josey class 2A 42-31 on Friday night and Saturday night, Grovetown defeated Thomson 49-30 in Augusta.

The Briarwood Academy Lady Bucs basketball team improved to 7-0 on the season after winning a couple of games over the weekend and defeating Curtis Baptist on Monday, Dec. 13.

Football season ended last Friday at Briarwood Academy when the Bucs fell to Edmund Burke Academy 21-20 in the first round of GISA Class AA state playoffs.

The Thomson Bulldog’s offense scored in the first and last quarter and its defense played tough enough for the Dogs to advance to the quarterfinals of the state championship Friday night with a 14-7 win over the Ringgold Tigers.

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The Warren County Screaming Devils, 31-point underdogs, defeated the No. 7 Chattahoochee County Panthers to advance to the second round of the GHSA state playoffs 42-7.

The Thomson Bulldogs survived a second half surge and a game ending challenge from the Jackson Red Devils to advance to the second round of the state playoffs Friday night.

Not only did Briarwood Academy reclaim the Backyard Battle trophy last Friday night, they also earned the right to host a first-round GISA state playoff game on Nov. Nov. 19.