Officials say former Thomson High School football coach Luther Welsh, who had a legendary career at the small Georgia school, has died. He was 78.
McDuffie County Coroner Rusha Mack tells WRDW-TV that Welsh died shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday. He had been hospitalized since Wednesday.
The Georgia Athletic Directors’ Association recently donated $3,000 to Ringgold High School to help with the repair of their school building from recent tornado damage. The below is a heartfelt letter by the President of the GADA, Bob Stinchcomb.
In its 26th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced O'Neal Wanliss of Holy Innocents Episcopal School as its 2010-11 Gatorade Georgia Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year.
Respect is a funny thing these days, especially when it comes to recruiting. If you get in “too late,” as in only 10 months before National Signing Day, you are off the list. If you offer but then stop the calling, you are off the list.
More than 75 Georgia baseball players were selected in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft this week.
Though Georgia Tech’s Jed Bradley was picked 15th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers, he’s the state’s only first-round selection.
For the first time in its 11-year history, the Regions Directors Cup was presented to winning programs at the same event. The occasion was the Regions Directors Cup Winners Reception, hosted by Georgia Public Broadcasting at their headquarters in Midtown Atlanta.
The 12th annual Regions Bank Directors Cup competition may have produced winners that almost anyone could have guessed, but it once again provided for great excitement throughout the Georgia high school sports year.