Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Here are several easy ways you can get your sports teams featured on Patch.
Spring sports are well under way and summer activities are just around the corner. Patch wants to help you share every exciting moment with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to show their team spirit on Patch. News about any team -- high school, middle school, recreational teams, etc. -- is welcome! Here's how you can share news about your sports team: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Is your favorite team a college or pro team? That's okay too! Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in the community. Check out blogs by OCHS Warrior Tennis, the …
Friday, April 5, 2013
It's almost time for the next round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament -- this time at the Georgia Dome. Which teams will make it into the final?
This article was about the Final Four. For information about the Championship Game, please click here. Here's some help to get you prepared for the 2013 Final Four in Atlanta, whether you'll be watching the games on TV, seeing the action in person, or just wanting to know all you can on college basketball's biggest show. Related content on Patch: > Who's playing? The Louisville Cardinals, Syracuse Orange, Michigan Wolverines and Wichita State Shockers are the last teams standing. Check out this Final Four scouting report from the Huffington Post that looks at each team's strengths. Also see CBS Sports' comprehensive Final Four breakdown. Louisville, the only No. 1 seed in the Final Four, is still the favorite to win it all. Wichita State, …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Looking for a team to cheer on to win the 2013 NCAA Men'a Basketball championship? Try Wichita State, which brings two Georgia natives back home for the Final Four.
The Final Four of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament has been set. Atlanta basketball fans are in for a treat. We get a clear-cut favorite (Louisville), an underdog on a hot streak (Wichita State) and two other programs with March Madness experience (Syracuse and Michigan). See also: If you're not sure who to root for, here's a great suggestion. Despite located 1,000 miles away from Atlanta, Wichita State has a strong tie to the Peach State. Carl Hall of Cochran, Ga., and Tekele Cotton of Marietta are significant contributors for the Shockers. Hall, a 6-foot-8 senior, is a starter who averages 12.5 points and 6.9 rebounds. He's averaged 14 points in four tournament games. Cotton, a 6-2 sophomore who played at Whitefield Academy as…
Friday, March 29, 2013
This 14-year-old mini stock car driver, sponsored by Athens Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, is hoping to be voted "Best Looking Mini Stock" in a Facebook contest.
Jessica Still, 14, of Monroe, has been racing mini stock cars for almost a year now, earning the name in mini stock car racing circles of "That Girl." She is sponsored by Athens Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and races in the Young Guns class at Hartwell Speedway. According to her mother, Heddy Still, the Walton County middle school student began racing go-karts about five years ago and graduated to mini stock cars last summer. Jessica's challenge this weekend is getting over the finish line in a Social Media race to earn her the title of "Best Looking Mini Stock" on Facebook. She is currently lying second to a driver from Kentucky. Here's how you can help. You can click on the link/picture and LIKE Jessica's photo. If you just like the status, …
Thanks to our Warrior Colorguard Fan for sharing updates on these hardworking competitors.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Bernard Thompson and the Eagles play Florida Friday in Dallas as March Madness continues.
The strongest tie Georgia has to the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is, of course, the Final Four being played in the Georgia Dome on April 6 and 8. But, despite having no local teams included on the March Madness brackets, Georgia has another strong tie-in — courtesy of Florida Gulf Coast's remarkable run to the Sweet 16. See Also: FGSU, the first No. 15 seed to reach the Sweet Sixteen, plays Florida Friday in Dallas. In the Eagles' upsets of Georgetown and San Diego State, Peach State native Bernard Thompson has been one of the biggest reasons for victory. The 6-foot-6 sophomore from Conyers, Ga. (Rockdale County High) scored 23 points in each the 78-68 win over Georgetown and 81-71 win over San Diego State last week. Thompson …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The tournament was held on Saturday, March 9 at Oconee Veterans Park.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Apply by March 28, 2013.
Thursday, March 21
Employer: Oconee County Board of Education Description: Applications are being accepted for the position of boys basketball coach at Oconee County High School for next school year. "Applicants must hold a clear renewable Georgia secondary education certificate," the job listing on TeachGeorgia.org states. "Subject area has not yet been determined. Previous experience preferred." The start date is July 31, 2013. How to Apply: Visit the website and print the certified application. Mail the completed application, a copy of your teaching certificate, letter of interest and resume to: Human Resources, Oconee County Schools, PO Box 146, Watkinsville, GA 30677. Deadline: March 28, 2013 or until filled.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
With the win Tuesday, the team moved to 2-0 in region play. The Titans will host East Jackson on Friday.
Wednesday, March 20
By Renee Livsey The NOHS varsity girls' soccer team moved to 2-0 in the Region Tuesday night after winning 10-0 at Elbert County. Goals were scored by Erin Rosch (2), Natalie DiFrancesco (3), Katie Faust (2), Cindy Bledsoe (2), and Rachel Livsey (1). The girls beat Hart County Friday night 10-0. Erin Rosch and Taylor Young both scored 3 goals each. Natalie DiFrancesco, Cindy Bledsoe, Katie Faust and Rachel Livsey all scored one goal. NOHS Soccer plays East Jackson Friday night at home. The girls' game starts at 5:30 followed by the boys' game at 7:30. Have sports news to share? Post an announcement or blog about it on Oconee Patch!
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The first round of the NCAA tournament begins on Tuesday. Which teams do you predict will make it to the Final Four?
March Madness is upon us as the annual NCAA Division I men's college basketball tournament gets under way Tuesday, March 19, and it wouldn't be March Madness without the bracket. (You'll find a handy, printable bracket in the PDF to the right of this text.) Is yours filled out? It's single elimination games as 68 teams complete for the national championship title, and Oconee Patch wants to know which teams you predict will make it to the final four and which team you anticipate will be the 2013 NCAA Division I champion. For those unfamiliar with bracketology, USA Today offers tips for those filling out a bracket for the first time and The Huffington Post shares 10 things you should know for the tournament. While workers across the …