The Briarwood Academy Lady Bucs take their 24-7 record to the GISA Class AA Final Four this weekend.
Coach Clayton Parrish's team will meet the defending state champion Terrell Academy of Dawson, Ga., at 4 p.m.
Quarterback Josh Jones, Thomson High School's 2011 football MVP, made it official Tuesday. Jones accepted an academic scholarship to Mercer University. He joins a football program that is being revived decades after it was discontinued.
Briarwood's boys basketball team finished the season with a 17-13 mark, falling to the No. 2 seed LaGrange Academy Warriors . Coach Bo Bleming's squad bowed out in the first round of the state playoffs, at Middle Georgia College in Cochran.
1962 was a tough season for the Thomson High football team. In Coach Paul Leroy's first season, a very young Bulldog team finished 3-6-1. Little did Bulldog fans know that economic down-sizing of a lumber company near Manning, S.C.