Lavender pitches no-hitter against Rabun County


Elbert County Blue Devil Daniel Lavender pitched a no-hitter against a tough Rabun County team on Tuesday evening. Lavender walked two batters and hit one batsman in the 6-0 win. Lavender also recorded nine strikeouts in the seven inning complete game win. The game could have been much closer if …

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Blue Devils loss in Home Opener Friday Night


The Elbert County High School Blue Devils suffer a loss to Madison County Friday Night in the Granite Bowl. The Game was a hard fought struggle with the Devils inching out points with field goals and only one touchdown in the game. The Final Score was Madison County Over Elbert …

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Lady Dogs Win

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Behind a 17-2 fourth-quarter run that was sparked by nine points from Tiaria Griffin, the Georgia Lady Bulldog basketball team (17-6, 5-5) pulled the upset over No. 21 Missouri (18-5, 6-4) by a 65-50 tally on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.   Caliya Robinson registered a double-double in the contest …

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Coach Saban in Elberton this past Thursday

University of Alabama football head coach Nick Saban visits Shepherd Center and WSB studios in Atlanta on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Photo by Kevin Liles/

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban made a visit to the Granite Capital on Thursday along with his new defensive Coordinator Jeremy Pruitt to recruit Elbert County’s football standout Mecole Hardman Jr. Saban fresh off his National Championship victory was on a recruiting trip and landed at the Elbert County Airport. …

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UGA Athletics: Academic issues

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A report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution outlines academic issues in the Georgia Bulldog football program: the AJC says six years ago, UGA had the second highest academic progress rate in the Southeastern Conference. Today the Dogs are ninth among the 14 schools in the SEC. The Bulldogs have the conference’s …

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