Sports

Big football games on tap this weekend

The postseason gets under way for the Elbert County Blue Devils, area college teams face big conference showdowns, and the Falcons try to right the ship on this weekend’s football schedule: • The state Class AA football playoffs begin tonight for Elbert County Blue Devils when they take on the Coosa Eagles tonight at 7:30 in …

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EC Team wins District

The EC 11-12 Baseball team defeated Oglethorpe County 12-2 Friday Night to win the Georgia District 6 Championship in Augusta. Elbert County will now advance to the Georgia State Baseball Tournament that will begin on July 22 in Peachtree City, Georgia

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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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