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Normally football fans begin licking their chops in July, knowing that the high school game will be back in a few short weeks. In 2020, however, there is some tiptoeing and trepidation as the … more
There are few people who have had as full a North Murray experience as Wesley Ross. The 2013 North Murray graduate played on the school’s first football team and has either played for or … more
Alannah Long comes from a family of competitive people, athletes, and coaches. You might say she was, literally, born for her new role as Murray High’s head softball coach. “I have … more
For North Murray’s Gage Winkler, there’s no such thing as a bad day on the golf course, even on those rare occasions in which he doesn’t play particularly well. The rising senior … more
The road to success has only just begun for 2020 North Murray grad Korbin Tipton.The versatile wing recently committed to play basketball at Lenoir-Rhyne, a private, liberal arts university in … more
From Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett to Jim Bridger and Charles Goodnight, the American spirit has always been embodied by the rugged outdoorsman. In the often hectic and disconnected modern world, … more
The news is improving in regards to the fall high school sports season in Georgia. The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) announced in late May that member schools could begin summer workouts … more
SOCIAL CIRCLE  – Beginning June 1, hunters can apply electronically for quota hunts including adult/child, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of … more
Asking a lineman about his statistics usually generates a shrug. There’s not much that jumps off the page. It was no different for Murray County Sports Hall of Famer Winston … more
Sometimes exceptional athletes burn out and want nothing to do with sports when their playing careers end. This was not the case for 1987 Murray County High School graduate Missy Bailey, a … more
The 20th annual Spring Place Ruritan Club Golf Tournament, originally planned for April 15, has been re-scheduled for Saturday, June 6, at Indian Trace Golf Course. Club members will be signing up … more
 ~NEWLINE~~NEWLINE~BY ERIK GREEN~NEWLINE~~NEWLINE~North Murray graduate Luke Griffin spent four spring practices as the starting center on the University of Missouri’s football team. Then … more
SOCIAL CIRCLE – Gobble. Cluck. Purr. Georgia turkey hunters are practicing their best turkey calls as they get ready for the statewide turkey hunting season opening Saturday, according to the … more
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – #4 Dalton State is bringing hardware back to Dalton in the form of the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship trophy after the Roadrunners defeated #21 Loyola (La.), … more
BY ERIK GREEN, Sports Editor~NEWLINE~~NEWLINE~Marco Burgueno never really set out to become a coach. Yet, here he is, nine years into his tenure as Murray County’s boys’ soccer coach and … more
The 20th annual Spring Place Ruritan Club Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 at Indian Trace Golf Course.~NEWLINE~~NEWLINE~Club members are signing up teams and securing hole … more
BY ERIK GREEN, Sports editor~NEWLINE~~NEWLINE~When Ladd McConkey stepped onto campus at North Murray as a freshman, he was tiny, and some might say, brittle. No one except McConkey would have … more
North Murray standout Ladd McConkey committed to play football for the University of Georgia this weekend after visiting Athens. McConkey is expected to play wide receiver for the Bulldogs, who … more
Chatsworth High School graduate Billy Napier this week received a two-year contract extension from the University of Louisiana-LaFayette.~NEWLINE~~NEWLINE~Napier's team has a 10-3 record this season … more
 ~NEWLINE~~NEWLINE~BY ERIK GREEN~NEWLINE~~NEWLINE~Sometimes the term “glue guy” is used to describe a player known for his intangibles and not much else. He might be a nice kid without much … more
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