Stories by Daniel Shirley

Friday, March 7, 2014

Balanced effort sends Lady Bucs to final

MACON, Ga. -- The Briarwood girls used a well-rounded attack to knock off Trinity Christian 69-55 in the GISA Class AA semifinal at Mercer. The Lady Buccaneers will play for their first state title.
By Daniel Shirley

Thomas Jefferson girls advance to title game

MACON, Ga. - Thomas Jefferson built a 14-point lead early in the fourth quarter and held on to win 32-28 to advance to the GISA Class A girls state title game.
By Daniel Shirley

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Washington County faces powerhouse Buford

D.J. Sanders didn't sound surprised that the Washington County Golden Hawks are playing for a state championship.
By Daniel Shirley

Friday, March 1, 2013

Curtis Baptist earns shot for state title

MACON, Ga. - Curtis Baptist made 26 of 34 free throws in the fourth quarter and defeated Georgia Christian 58-42 to reach the GISA Class A state title game on Saturday.
By Daniel Shirley

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

Curtis Baptist girls bounced in semifinals

MACON, Ga. - Crisp Academy head coach Gina Mitchell knew her team had an advantage on the inside against Curtis Baptist and the Wildcats exploited that to perfection.
By Daniel Shirley

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

Lady Hawks fall in quarterfinals

MACON, Ga. - Southwest scored the game's first 10 points and led by as many as 22 before holding off a fourth-quarter Washington County rally for a 58-47 win in the GHSA Class AAA quarterfinals.
By Daniel Shirley

Friday, Dec. 9, 2011

Baldwin coach calls matchup 'very even'

Baldwin coach Dexter Copeland has seen both Burke County and Peach County and says the two teams are evenly matched.
By Daniel Shirley

Top headlines

Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.
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