Briarwood Academy’s Buccaneers improved to 4-7 Saturday night when they hosted and defeated John Hancock Academy 72-50. “It was good for our kids to get back and get another win,” said Briarwood Boys’ Coach Bo Fleming. “We played hard and have had some tough losses the last couple of weeks. …

Danny Verdun Wheeler is now the assistant director of player development at the University of Arkansas. Wheeler attended Thomson High School from 1999 to 2003. He went on to play football for the University of Georgia from 2003 to 2006. Wheeler spent some time in the National Football League…

Briarwood Academy’s Buccaneers played both Friday and Saturday night games at home, however the outcomes did not go in their favor. Saturday night the Bucs fell 72-48 to Nathaniel Greene Academy. “Nat Greene’s boys are a very good team. They’ve got three kids that can really score and we kne…

Jacorey Crawford is a Junior outside linebacker at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga. Before that he was roaming the field at the Brickyard as a member of the Thomson High School football team. “Thomson is a football town,” Crawford said when asked about his playing time at THS. THS at…

Briarwood Academy’s Lady Bucs picked up two wins last weekend, however they only played one game. Monsignor Donovan Catholic School was set to play Friday night at Briarwood. The boys’ team did make the trip, however the girls’ team is dealing with COVID-19 and had to forfeit. Briarwood Head…

Briarwood Academy’s Runnin’ Bucs were on the road Saturday night and met tough opposition at Westminster, which claimed a 59-38 win. The Bucs, after Saturday, were 3-1, 1-1 in region play. They were seeking to improve that Tuesday night at Brentwood. The game was after press time, so no resu…

Last Saturday night the Lady Bucs lost 52-46 at Westminster in double overtime. “It was very exciting. We competed. I hate to lose, but I think it was one of those games where we gained confidence,” said Lady Bucs Head Coach Tommy Cain. “Sometimes a loss can be as good as a win when you lear…

The Thomson Lady Dogs split two games at the Dog House last year. On Dec. 29, Thomson lost 62-45 to the AA Butler Lady Bulldogs. The next night, THS came away with a 55-37 win over the AA Jefferson County Lady Warriors. In the tangle of the two bulldog squads, Butler outscored THS 32-23 in t…

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The Thomson Bulldogs had their winning streak stopped when they lost two games last week. On Dec. 22, Thomson lost 72-66 to Hart County in the Cedar Shoals Christmas Shootout. The event was to be a 2-day tourney, but was shortened because of pandemic concerns. On Saturday night, Thomson lost…

The Thomson Lady Dogs lost to Hart County Dec. 22 in a Christmas tournament. Thomson travelled to Athens for the Cedar Shoals Christmas Shootout. The event was to be a 2-day tourney, but was shortened because of pandemic concerns. Hart County High School had a big first quarter outscoring TH…

The Thomson Bulldogs closed out the 2020 football season with a tough 59-7 loss to the Peach County Trojans in Fort Valley Friday night.

For the second year in a row, the Screaming Devils competed in the first round of the state playoffs, this year against the Mt. Zion Eagles.

A 17-point final quarter propelled the Briarwood Academy Buccaneers to a 31-21 win over Terrell Academy last Friday. Now the Bucs advance to the GISA AA semifinals at Brentwood School this Friday.

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After being shut out the first quarter, the Thomson Bulldogs came back big to defeat the Hephzibah Rebels 42-30 in at Big John Mcleod Stadium in Augusta Friday night.

Late in the game and leading 7-6, the Briarwood Academy Buccaneers picked off two Thomas Jefferson Academy passes to take back possession and secure a region win. The Bucs are now 2-0 in region play and head into their final region game this Friday.