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Former assistants to lead Laney, Hepzibah in football

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 5:33pm

Rodney McFadden and William Harrell have done a little bit of everything for their respective football teams in recent years.

Now, they each get the chance to lead their programs.

A longtime Laney assistant coach, McFadden was announced as the Wildcats’ new head coach. He replaces Lemuel Lackey, who departed in May for the head football job at Evans.

“It’s a situation where I’m so happy for the kids more than anything,” McFadden said. “With all the changes with the school, we’re able to have some stability with the kids.”

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UGA, UCLA agree to football series

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:12pm


ATHENS, Ga. — The Georgia football team will head out to California to play UCLA in the Rose Bowl.

In 2025, the two teams will open the season on the West Coast, with an early September matchup scheduled the next season in Athens.

“This home and home series provides an opportunity for our students and fans to enjoy a great matchup of two tradition-rich football programs in two of the most iconic venues in sports — the Rose Bowl and Sanford Stadium,”

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