Smith Named TMU Head Golf Coach

CLEVELAND, Ga. (June 30, 2021) – The Truett McConnell University golf team announced Matt Smith, a TMU men’s golf alum, as the new Head Men’s Golf Coach, effective Monday, July 12. Smith will also be assisting the women’s golf team, alongside Director of Golf Steve Patton. “I am excited to be able to bring Matt Smith back home,” said Coach Patton. “He was instrumental […]

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Two West-Oak athletes are bound for all star games

Two spring sport athletes at West-Oak High School will take part in state all-star competition.  They are baseball pitcher Kurt Rogers and softball pitcher Kalen ‘Tate’ Sosby. Kurt is only the seventh Warrior in West-Oak’s approximate 40-year history to make the roster for the North/South All Star game.  Tate is the sixth softballer from her school chosen as a North/South […]

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Gettys goes deep for the Woo Sox

The grandson of a Seneca couple went deep yesterday for the Triple-A farm team of the Boston Red Sox.  Playing for the Worcester Sox, Michael Gettys’ homer came on the birthday of his mother, Stacy.  Donna and Wayne Morton of Adams subdivision in Seneca are the proud grandparents.  Their daughter, Stacy of Gainesville, Georgia, is Michael’s mom.

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West-Oak individual champs honored at county level

State champion West-Oak Warrior wrestlers were recognized at the start of last night’s meeting of the Oconee Board of School Trustees.  Wrestling standouts Ryan Dobbs and A-J Dickerson appeared before the board along with their retiring coach, Greg Brewer, who is departing after 15 years.  Ryan racked up 100 wins into his senior year and post-high school will attend and […]

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New wrestling coach at West-Oak High

A wrestling coach with a distinguished record at a high school in the South Carolina midlands will lead the program at West-Oak High School.  The Oconee School District announces the hiring of Derek Strobel, to succeed the retiring Greg Brewer.  At Lexington High School, Strobel coached 134 individual qualifiers; 13 state champions; 14 state runners-up; 16 third place finishers; and […]

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West-Oak baseballers win game at Truist

The West-Oak High baseball team played a game Saturday afternoon in Truist Park, the home field of the Atlanta Braves.  And the Warriors won the game, 9-7, over Elbert County, Georgia.  The teams from the two schools played one of the games during a day of high school baseball on the Braves field.  The park was available as the major […]

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