Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The school made the announcement on Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 20
Jeff Herron has been hired as the new head football coach at Prince Avenue Christian, the school announced on Wednesday. Herron formerly coached at Oconee County High School and most recently in Camden County. “We are very excited to be able get Jeff Herron to come in and take our football program to the next level,” said Wolverine Athletic Director Richard Ricketts, in a released statement. “Coach Herron is very respected throughout the state of Georgia, not just because of his incredible record as a football coach, but also because of his reputation for leading a program with class and character. I am excited for our school and community to get the opportunity to work with Coach Herron and to get to know his wonderful family.” Herron …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The private school in Oconee County, Ga. broke ground on the project Monday.
Tuesday, January 8
Construction has begun on a new 5,000-square-foot field house on the campus of Prince Avenue Christian School. School officials held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, according to an article in the Athens Banner-Herald, and they anticipate the building will be ready by the time the next school year rolls around. Last month Zaxby's donated $125,000 to the school's campaign fund, a gift that Head of School Danny Howell said made the January groundbreaking possible. The total cost of the field house is estimated at $600,000, the ABH reported. When the field house is complete, it will clear up two classrooms in the main building, Howell said during the check presentation in December. The school also has plans to build a new fine arts and …
Friday, December 14, 2012
The Wolverines lost to Eagles Landing Christian Friday at the Georgia Dome.
Friday, December 14, 2012
It was a tough loss for the Prince Avenue Christian School Wolverine football team Friday at the Georgia Dome. Eagles Landing Christian beat the Wolverines 33-0 to win the Class A Championship, the Athens Banner-Herald reports. "We played tough, but sometimes you don’t come out on top," Fullback Conner Sibley told the newspaper. "But I’m proud of the season we had and proud that we made it this far.” PACS finished out the season 11-3. Did you go to the game? Share photos by clicking on "upload photos and videos" and leave highlights from the season in the comments below. See also: Video and Photos -- PACS Wolverines Head to the Georgia Dome
The football team is on its way to the Class A private state championship game!
Watch the Wolverines Play for the State Championship Title
The 2:30 p.m. game at the Georgia Dome pitting Prince Avenue Christian School against Eagles Landing Christian will be broadcast by multiple media outlets.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Excitement has been brewing all week and the big day has finally arrived. Busloads of Prince Avenue Christian School football fans will head to Atlanta to witness history in the making as the Wolverines battle Eagles Landing Christian for the championship title in the Class A private school division. But before the team leaves Oconee County at 10:30 a.m., there will be a Prince Pride Send Off at 10:15 a.m. on the campus of PACS.. And if you can't be there in person for the 2:30 p.m. kick off at the Georgia Dome, the Athens Banner-Herald reports there are a number of ways to cheer on the Wolverines. Webcasts will be available on Great88.net, playonsports.com and GHSA.tv, the article notes, and the action will be broadcast on WMSL 88.9 FM …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The donation, made Wednesday, will allow the school to move forward with plans to construct a new field house starting in January.
Prince Avenue Christian School's football team's bid for the championship title at the Georgia Dome on Friday isn't the only big news buzzing around the school this week. School officials Wednesday were presented with a $125,000 check from Zaxby's that will go toward the school's building fund. "We saw the opportunity to help the school with their building campaign, so we wanted to put a big step forward in kicking it off," said Tony Townley, Zaxby's executive vice president. "It's going to be good for the kids. It's going to provide more room and jump start their field house." The Oconee Enterprise notes in an article about the donation that Townley has three kids who attend PACS. "Zaxby's has had a great year this year," said Townley…
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
More than 31,000 items were collected during the Oconee County Schools two-week Can-A-Thon.
The Food Bank at Area Churches Together Serving (ACTS) is in good shape this holiday season, thanks in part to recent donations from local schools' Can-A-Thons. During a two-week drive at Oconee County Schools, 31,501 items were collected. Additionally $2,715 was raised between the two high schools. The money will be used to purchase rice, spaghetti, flour, corn meal, grits, oil, toilet paper, soap and other necessities. ACTS Chairman Reiny Hiss estimates another 4,000 cans were collected recently by Prince Avenue Christian School. Clothing donations have also been "phenomenal," according to Hiss. In the last month, three individuals reported they found work and are thankful that ACTS provided business attire for them to wear to job …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
The Monroe Area and George Walton Academy seasons come to an end after playoff losses on the road.
The Prince Avenue Christian School Wolverines play on after defeating Landmark Christian Academy, 32-22. The Wolverines advance to the Class -A finals next week. The Athens Banner-Herald reports the Wolverines will face Eagles Landing Christian at the Georgia Dome in a bid for the state title on Friday at 2:30 p.m. The Purple Hurricanes' season ended last night in Tyrone. Sandy Creek plays on after handing the 'Canes a 0-35 loss in the state semifinals. Still, the players and coaches have no reason to hang their heads after an extremely successful year. The team finishes with an overall season record of 12-2. The story was the same down in Stockbridge last night, as George Walton Academy's Bulldogs fell to Eagle's Landing Christan …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Prince Avenue Christian School Head Football Coach Mark Farriba and more than a dozen team members will escort the game ball on a leg of its trip to the UGA-Buffalo Season Opener in Athens, Ga. Saturday.
There’s excitement in the air for those football fans who bleed red, real red - UGA red that is. The first University of Georgia football game of the 2012 season kicks off against Buffalo early Saturday afternoon - and the game ball is on its way. In the tradition of an Olympic event, of sorts, the ball left from the Shepherd’s Center in Atlanta in a walking tour set to arrive at Sanford Stadium for the big game. The good news for UGA fans from the local area – it is scheduled to pass through Stone Mountain, Loganville, Snellville, Monroe, Oconee County and the streets of Athens en route to the big game. "The Game Ball Relay is a great opportunity for the Bulldog Nation to connect with and celebrate the excitement of a new season of …
Friday, August 10, 2012
Authorities say the men are also accused of damaging private residences in Oconee County, Ga. overnight Thursday to Friday. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
Oconee County Sheriff's deputies Friday took three men into custody who they believe are connected to a string of property damage incidents that occurred overnight at two school campuses and several private residences. Sheriff Scott Berry said extensive damage was done to sports fields at North Oconee High School and Prince Avenue Christian School and there was also significant damage caused by spray paint. Estimates of the costs of the damage are being compiled by school officials, he said. Additional details and information about the private residences reportedly damaged were not immediately available. By following leads, including tracking the sale of paint, deputies were able to gather enough evidence to make three arrests Friday …