The Lumpkin County competition cheerleading squad finished ninth in the Class AAAA championship meet on Saturday in Columbus. <br />
The Lady Indians scored a school record 243 points in their best ever finish. This marks the third straight season Lumpkin County has qualified for the state championship. The Lady Indians are led by head coach Ashleigh Devries and assistant Sandy Kassouf. <br />
Team members include Taylor Gooch, Abbie Guthrie, Emily McClure, Megan Abercrombie, Ellie Anderson, Ashley Jarrard, Carlie Lingle, Katie Rushton, Brittany Stewart, Ansley Travis, Coralei Neighbors, Emma Anderson, Brittany Bookmiller and Katie Crowell.
The Dawson boys basketball team extended their perfect start to the season to 13-0 -- their best opening in over 40 years -- on Saturday, claiming the Battle of the States tournament title in the process, 62-22 over Murphy, N.C., in Hiawassee.
The response amongst northeast Georgia's coaches was overwhelmingly positive following the Georgia High School Association's announcement on Thursday that it will no longer hold its annual basketball championship games in the Macon Coliseum.
The Georgia High School Association announced on Thursday that it will no longer hold its annual basketball championship games in the Macon Coliseum and is moving the contests to the University of Georgia's Stegeman Coliseum and Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion.