The Lady Bulldogs finished first in regular season play and won the championship at the Eastman-Dodge County Recreation Department 10-year old and under (10U) tournament. Pictured (middle row, l-r) are Carson Ethridge, Aniyah Black, Linzy Bowen, Clara Rossi, Jordan Hardy and Keke Montford; (back row, l-r) Kyla Howell, Gracie Lewis, Brianna Stickney, Skylar McAliley, Taylor Johnson and Kedejah Montford; (back row, l-r) coaches Wade Bowen, Al Lewis and Tavaris Black.
The 10-year old and under (10U) Dodge County Girls All Star team won the Soperton Tournament on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The girls went undefeated in the tournament. Pictured (front row, l-r) are Linzy Bowen, Madison Hardy, Sydney Powell and Annie Jones; (second row, l-r) bat girls, Meg Lewis and Kate Jones; (third row, l-r) Caroline Scarborough, Gracie Lewis, Mattie Grace Hutcheson, Aniyah Black and Rhesa Dotson; (fourth row, l-r) Bailey Harvey and Kaylee Mullis; (back row, l-r) coaches, Derek Hutcheson, Shawn Powell, Al Lewis and Wade Bowen and Eastman/Dodge Recreation Director Travis Niblett. Not pictured is Carsen Ethridge.
The eight year old and under (8U) Lil Canes finished second place in the fourth annual “Mother’s Day Classic” in Douglas on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Pictured (front row, l-r) are Brooke Perdue, Lauren Slaughter, Tannah Cobb, Riley Lancaster and Jayci Yawn; (back row, l-r) Kate Jones, Caitlynn Lancaster, Skye Meadows, Bryn Yawn and McKenzie Maddox. Players not pictured are Alyssa Reed. Coaches not pictured are Brian Perdue, Terry Cobb and Ricky Maddox.
Thomas Knight, a senior at Dodge County High School (DCHS), recently signed a golf scholarship to attend Brewton Parker College. Knight has had an outstanding high school golf career. He received the golf team’s low medalist award all four years of high school. He was a 2012 all-state golfer and placed third in the 2012 AA state championship tournament. Knight has also been selected to compete in the sixth annual Georgia High School Golf Coaches Association (GHSGCA) Senior All-Star Golf Tournament from June 4 through June 6, 2013 at Sunset Country Club in Moultrie. Knight is the son of Dr. Mike and Dawn Knight and has a brother, Michael and a sister, Annie. Pictured (sitting, l-r) are Dawn Knight, Thomas Knight and grandfather James Knight; (standing, l-r) Michael Knight, Annie Knight, Judson Clark, the men’s golf coach at Brewton Parker College, Dr. Mike Knight and Clint Sanders, DCHS golf coach.
Dodge County High School (DCHS) senior tennis player Virginia Hargrove signed a tennis scholarship with Middle Georgia State College on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Hargrove’s tennis career started when she was eight years old with lessons from her long time United States Professional Tennis Registry (USPTR) certified instructor, Barry Boone. Her first tournament was the Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department state tennis tournament where she won the state championship in the 10 and under in doubles.
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On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, the Dodge County High School (DCHS) Indians hosted the Callaway Cavaliers in the “Sweet 16” round of the state play-offs.
The first game of the double header had Jordan Smith on the mound for the Indians. Smith pitched well going the full seven innings allowing four runs, three earned on eight hits while striking out nine.
The Indians would put together 10 hits but couldn’t get the big hit when they needed it.
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Friday night finally arrived and Central Macon made their way to Dodge County High School’s (DCHS) stadium to compete in the first round of the region AAA state soccer tournament.
Soccer Coach Shelia Honeycutt kept telling our boys to “defend the teepee.” The boys kept saying “look up, get up and never give up.” These sayings couldn’t have been more appropriate for our all-out war against Central Macon. They were a team to be reckoned with. They were tough and wanted victory as much as our Indians did.
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Wow! What an overwhelming night! First, I have to honor our Seniors. They have been dedicated and proven to be leaders on and off of the field this year. Sierra Brookes, Summer Dix, Shea Fordham, Breezy Strohmetz, Maurice Clark, Jordan Cook, Jaye Moye, Seth Palmer and Jake Ruffin all represented the 2013 Dodge County High School (DCHS) soccer teams with unparalleled style this year. They were honored by their teammates and parents at “Senior Night” on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
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On April 29, 2013, the Dodge County High School (DCHS) Lady Indians hosted Callaway High School in the second round of the AAA state playoffs.
The Lady Indians were ready with quick wins by number one singles, Hargrove and number three singles, Thomas. Callaway got the next win defeating Dodge’s number two singles, Erwin in two straight sets.
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The 12 and under (12U) Middle GA Swat went undefeated in the two day “King of the Mountain” tournament in Watkinsville. Pictured (first row, l-r) are Taylor Cobb, Hailey Sapp, Allie Varnadoe and Ariel Edenfield; (second row, l-r) Caleigh Haskins, Karson Smith, Miranda Thigpen, Emma Pruitt, Meredith Hutcheson and Jessie Thomas and (back row, l-r) coaches Lance Smith, Tim Edenfield and Derek Hutcheson
The Dodge County Middle School archery team was recognized at the April 11 meeting of the Dodge County Board of Education. The students were presented “Examples of Excellence” certificates by superintendent Dr. Melinda Dennis. The archery team recently placed fourth in the state competition and earned a team score of 3005, which earned them a spot in the national archery competition in Louisville, Kentucky in May. Pictured are some of the team members and their coaches Tony Taylor and Tara Dennis. (Photo by Roy Grenade)