Houston County vs. Evans (boys) at Grovetown, 5 p.m.
Lakeside vs. Evans (girls) at Grovetown, 6:30 p.m.
Lakeside at Grovetown (boys), 8 p.m.
Lakeside-Grovetown winner vs. Warner Robins (boys), 3:30 p.m.
Harlem's Bailey Postell signed a football scholarship offer Wednesday to play this fall at Newberry College. Postell was tabbed the Columbia County Player of the Year after rushing for 925 yards. On defense, he recorded 90 tackles.
Columbia County business leaders bestowed one of their highest honors on a hometown banking legend Patrick G. Blanchard, who said he was just grateful for the chance to serve them during the past four decades.
Declan Heist, a senior at Augusta Preparatory Day School, was recently named a candidate for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The program recognizes the nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts as well as career and technical education fields. Being named a Presidential Scholar is one of the highest honors for high school students.