Stories by Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008

Strong start carries Burke County to win

THOMSON -- It was all about region seeding. But rivalry games transcend even the playoffs.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008

Bulldogs worn down by Wolves

THOMSON --- In a rain-soaked Brickyard on Friday night, nationally ranked Buford finally wore down Thomson's defense midway through the third quarter on its way to a 29-0 win.
By Kristopher Wells

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008

Thomson offense explodes in romp

THOMSON --- The Thomson Bulldogs found an extra gear Friday night that even surprised some of the faithful in The Brick-yard.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008

Defense sets the tone in victory by Thomson

THOMSON --- Behind a stout defensive showing, the Thomson Bulldogs posted a pair of touchdowns in the second quarter on their way to a 19-3 win over the Hart County Bulldogs on Friday night.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007

Westover ends Thomson's year again

THOMSON --- Three years ago, the Westover Patriots came into The Brickyard and upset the Thomson Bulldogs in the opening round of the state playoffs.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007

Bulldogs put bite on rivals' chances

THOMSON --- In a move that mimicked Washington County's winning tradition, Thomson players hoisted a tombstone emblazoned with the Golden Hawks' name Friday night in The Brickyard.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007

Thomson going to playoffs

Cross Creek vs. Thomson was billed as the Region 3-AAA game of the year. It didn't disappoint.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007

Pick 5: Thomson throttles Harlem

What a difference a minute can make.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007

Bulldogs land knockout

Several Glenn Hills players decided that their game with Thomson in The Pit on Friday evening was going to be a fight. Literally.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007

Offensive explosion lifts Thomson to win

THOMSON - A 28 point outburst in the second quarter made the difference. That kind of unanswered scoring run usually does. Thomson used the late first half-burst to put Butler away 40-6 in the ...
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007

Bulldogs' offense dismisses Cadets

THOMSON - Dexter Sneed might have picked up a few things from his older brother Deltrick through the years, both having played defensive end for Thomson.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007

Bulldogs struggle to put down Rebels

Last season when Hephzibah met Thomson to open the Region 3-AAA schedule, Thomson fullback LaBrandon Hudson ran wild for 150 yards and four touchdowns on the way to an easy win.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007

Bonner, Dogs run wild

THOMSON - None of it should have mattered.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007

Bulldogs waste little time

THOMSON - It was the same story in both halves.
By Kristopher Wells

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Tornado recovery effort is ongoing

THOMSON - The house and yard still have the distinct smell of pine, but the hum of activity around Lisa Lazier's Magnolia Drive property in Thomson now only comes from one person.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, March 3, 2007

Tornado slams Thomson

Storms responsible for nine deaths in Georgia spawned a tornado in McDuffie County that leveled houses and trailers, while the Augusta area suffered rain and wind damage.
By Justin Boron and Kristopher Wells

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007

Housing projects cater to retirees

THOMSON - More and more baby boomers are reaching senior-citizen status every day, and experts say many of them are moving to Georgia.
By Jason B. Smith and Kristopher Wells

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006

Warren rewards faithful in win

The significance of Saturday night's game wasn't lost on anyone in Warren County. It was the first time the Screaming Devils had played host to a playoff game since 1968. And they didn't let their ...
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006

Hawks golden in win

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - It wasn't about revenge. At least that's what Washington County coach Joel Ingram said after his team beat Thomson 17-0 in the House of Pain on Friday night.
By Kristopher Wells

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006

Thomson runs wild without injured star

THOMSON - Thomson was hoping someone would step up in a big way on offense against Cross Creek.
By Kristopher Wells
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