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 

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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

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.  

PHOTO: Contributed by Tom Cornelia

Wednesday, May 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... + 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. 

Wednesday, May 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... + 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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Josh Garofalo stretches out for a high kick to keep the ball in Putnam’s hands against Spencer High School. 

PHOTO: Brandon Bush

05/09/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com After three thrilling rounds, the Putnam County soccer team is two wins away from a state title.After winning the intense first-round game against Gordon Central, the War Eagles advanced to the Final Four round of the GHSA Region 8-AA state playoffs for the third time in school history after two dramatic... + continue reading

Left-handed batter Cody Kauffman nails a hit. 

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05/09/2018
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By Jake McMillianjacob@msgr.com The Gatewood baseball club seems to have hit its stride as the Gators march through the latter half of their season. On Friday, May 4, the Gators were hosts to the Loganville Christian Academy Lions, a familiar foe, for the first round of the state playoffs. Gatewood dominated the Lions, winning the first game... + continue reading

Mac Rainey, Jay Greggory and Scott Haley of the Rossee Oil team (left) look on as Chris Clack chats with Robert Bearden. 

05/09/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Putnam County is already hard at work building the future of War Eagle football. Saturday, May 5, marked the date of the Putnam County Touchdown Club’s first-ever “War Eagle Scramble,” a four-man scramble golf tournament that drew in around 60 participants. The goal of the tournament was to help the touchdown... + continue reading

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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

05/16/2018
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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 

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Tyrique Mathis (center) qualified to compete in the state track meet and earned sixth in the 100-meter. Kimmie Bonner, of the Lady Eagles, also had a successful trip, earning fifth in the 400-meter. 

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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.  

PHOTO: Contributed by Tom Cornelia

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05/16/2018
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By Brandon Bush Welcome to my last column of the year on Putnam County soccer.Honestly, I’m just glad I can finally write one without running the risk of it being outdated by the time the War... + 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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