The War Eagles pose for one last group shot as they hold their state runner-up trophy. Although the Eagles fell to Benedictine Military School in rough conditions, 7-0, they still managed to go 18-2-1 with a mostly underclassman team, meaning future seasons can see similar success.

PHOTO: Brandon Bush

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com The War Eagles finished second in the state this season and the Putnam County School System recognized them for it Monday.The Putnam County High School boys... + continue reading

The Putnam Impact Soccer Club has been making strides in recent months; the club is in the process of becoming an affiliate of Georgia Revolution FC and will have Revolution players assist in the club’s upcoming soccer camp. Here, one Putnam Impact team poses for a picture after taking part in a previous tournament.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com For young Putnam County athletes, soccer is still going strong.The Putnam Impact Soccer Club has made several moves to help expand the program. From creating new... + continue reading

Hunter Holder winds up to throw a pitch against the Jasper Co. Marlins team that came to town on Monday. The Putnam Dodgers won the game, 6-0, largely due to Holder’s pitching.

PHOTO: Brandon Bush

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Despite the weather in recent weeks, baseball and softball are still going strong.The Putnam County Recreation Department has played its baseball and... + continue reading

Senior Deon Hill (No. 13) holds up the War Eagles’ second place trophy after the state championship game as his team carries him. Despite falling in the championship game, 7-0, the War Eagles finished an incredible 18-2-1 season to earn state runner-up this season.  

PHOTO: Justin Hubbard

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com After a fantastic season and playoff run, the War Eagles’ success came to an end last Friday.The Putnam County boys soccer team competed in the GHSA Class AA... + continue reading

The Eagle offensive line practices firing off the ball during a Putnam County spring practice.  

PHOTO: Brandon Bush 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Spring football is underway in Putnam County.The War Eagles have held spring football practice the last two weeks, beginning on May 7 and lasting until May 18,... + continue reading

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05/16/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Two Putnam County athletes placed in the state meet this past weekend.The War Eagles’ track team had a handful of athletes qualify to compete in the GHSA Class AA state track meet, held at Huge Mills Stadium in Albany May 10-12. Of the group of Eagles that qualified at the sectional meet weeks earlier, Kimmie... + continue reading
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Putnam battles Baldwin for shared waterBy Shannon SneedShannon@msgr.com A recent statement issued by the Putnam County Board of Commissioners suggests Baldwin County has for several years been using more than its allotted share of water without reimbursing Putnam County citizens.In an effort to avoid a court battle over a possible breach in... + continue reading

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Cooper Hall throws out a pitch in a previous game for the Gators. Unfortunately for Gatewood, the Gators were knocked out of postseason during their trip to Tifton.  

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05/16/2018
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By Jake McMillianjacob@msgr.com The GISA baseball playoff format is usually comprised of weekend three-game series played on Friday and Saturday. However, because Tiftarea Academy had graduation on Friday, May 11, the doubleheader against Gatewood was rescheduled to May 9 in Chula, Georgia. Unfortunately for the Gators, they encountered... + continue reading

Aaron Copelan, Baylor Garland and Nash Sinclair (center group) of the Gatewood clay target pports team pose with their winnings after coming in first in the second annual Southeastern Youth Clay Target Combine. 

05/16/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com  A championship-winning Gator team has come out on top yet again.Gatewood’s clay target sports team competed in the second annual Southeastern Youth Clay Target Combine, a multi-state shotgun event featuring the top varsity teams from Georgia, South Carolina and Mississippi. The Gators traveled to the Palmetto... + continue reading
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The War Eagles pose for one last group shot as they hold their state runner-up trophy. Although the Eagles fell to Benedictine Military School in rough conditions, 7-0, they still managed to go 18-2-1 with a mostly underclassman team, meaning future seasons can see similar success.

PHOTO: Brandon Bush

05/23/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com The War Eagles finished second in the state this season and the Putnam County School System recognized them for it Monday.The Putnam County High School boys... + continue reading

The Putnam Impact Soccer Club has been making strides in recent months; the club is in the process of becoming an affiliate of Georgia Revolution FC and will have Revolution players assist in the club’s upcoming soccer camp. Here, one Putnam Impact team poses for a picture after taking part in a previous tournament.

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Hunter Holder winds up to throw a pitch against the Jasper Co. Marlins team that came to town on Monday. The Putnam Dodgers won the game, 6-0, largely due to Holder’s pitching.

PHOTO: Brandon Bush

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Senior Deon Hill (No. 13) holds up the War Eagles’ second place trophy after the state championship game as his team carries him. Despite falling in the championship game, 7-0, the War Eagles finished an incredible 18-2-1 season to earn state runner-up this season.  

PHOTO: Justin Hubbard

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05/23/2018
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By Brandon Bush We’re nearing the end of May and that means two things: one, I’m listening to Alice Cooper, and two, most, if not all, of our area's schools are out for summer.  The end of... + continue reading
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03/02/2018
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Hometown actor Zerrick Deion Williams hits the big screenBy Shannon SneedShannon@msgr.comPutnam County native Zerrick Deion Williams has a supporting role in the recently released box office comedy “... + continue reading

Extreme Sculpting’s Chris Lantz, artist and “critter” creator of five favorite characters based on local author Joel Chandler Harris’ tales of Uncle Remus, and Courtney Lantz, stand beside the life size Br’er Coon as visitors tour the grounds of the Uncle Remus Museum in Eatonton May 19.

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