Having defeated Harlem in the teams' first meeting Nov. 22 and with the Christmas break upon them, Grovetown High School girls basketball head coach Jaime Echols hoped his team would be focused.
On this Christmas morning I will don my Santa cap and hand out holiday cheer for the high schools in the county.
AUGUSTA CHRISTIAN: This one is easy. I give the Lions a deep run in the SCISA basketball playoffs.
The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: A Martinez woman recently called authorities after discovering someone used her credit card to buy a plane ticket to Peru.
The year my youngest son bounded into our room at 6 a.m. crying that we had a Christmas emergency, my spirit hit an all-time low. "Mama! Daddy! Santa didn't come! He didn't come!" He shook our shoulders and jumped on our bed.
Oh my gosh, I thought.
Sign up today for Martinez Evans Little League, eligible to 4-year-old and up boys and girls. Registration for the Spring season is discounted if you register before January 1. Go to www.mellbaseball.org.
Thursday, Dec. 26
Grovetown vs. Butler, 10 a.m. (girls)
Hephzibah vs. Josey, 11:30 a.m. (boys)
Lakeside vs. Statesboro, 1 p.m. (girls)
Lakeside vs. Richmond Academy, 2:30 p.m. (boys)
Cross Creek vs. Warren County, 4 p.m. (girls)