Bears grab more wins in wrestling

The Bears have improved to a record of 26-5 in wrestling so far this season. Burke County High School’s wrestling team easily took down Westside and Grovetown high schools last Thursday in Grovetown. The following day, the Bears traveled to Dublin for the Shamrock Shuffle and placed fourth out of 16 teams from across the state. The Bears are hosting […]

Bears get big road win over West Laurens

It paid for the Bears to be back together again. After two weekends of playing without one of their starters, Burke County High School’s boys (10- 3) were intact last Friday to knock down West Laurens 55-40 for a region win. Curtis Barber led the Bears with 22 points, hitting 3 three-pointers along the way and going 9 for 10 […]

Lady Bears walk over West Laurens Lady Raiders

The Lady Bears recorded their largest margin of victory so far this season in a region win over West Laurens. Burke County High School’s girls (6-10) took down the Lady Raiders 65-51 last Friday in Dublin. Antornia Walker scored nearly half of Burke County’s total score, recording 32 points in the game, a feat considering she sat out about 9 […]

Spartans outlast Knights in must win situation

The Spartans (10-6, 2-5) made sure history didn’t repeat itself last Saturday night. Frederica Academy traveled over three hours to Waynesboro for a rematch against Edmund Burke Academy. The Spartans lost by six points earlier in the year to the Knights, but refused to suffer another defeat. The game could have gone either way and was tied after three quarters […]


In last week’s The True Citizen, there was an error included in a cut line entitled “Bankin’ on 1,000.” It was reported that only three Edmund Burke Academy basketball players, Boyd Lively, Eric Kittrell and Katie Kittrell, reached the 1,000 point mark since the year 2000. However, Jeremy Hayes also scored over 1,000 points (1,250 to be exact) last year […]

Lady Spartans fall to 3-4 in region play

The Lady Spartans (5-11, 2-3) suffered two region losses last week at Murray Gym. Edmund Burke lost to region foe Bulloch Academy 67-34 last Friday and was narrowly defeated by Frederica Academy the following night. Lauren Bragg led Edmund Burke with 7 points and 7 rebounds against Bulloch Academy. Jennifer McDaniel and Carly Saxon followed with 5 points. Against Frederica, […]

Senior Night to be held Friday

A packed Murray Gym is expected this Friday as Edmund Burke Academy will honor its senior athletes. Basketball, baseball, golf, tennis and track senior athletes will take part in EBA’s annual senior night. Each athlete and his/her parents will be recognized in between the girl’s and boy’s basketball games. The Lady Spartans and Spartans will try to make the night […]

EBA Fall Sports Banquet

Edmund Burke Academy coaches and administrators honored students who participated in fall sports, including cross country, softball, cheerleading and football at an athletic banquet last week.

Dr. Butler, Dr. Kemp wed

Dr. Ann Marie Butler married Dr. Stephen Frederick Kemp 2 p.m., Dec. 19, 2009 at The Chapel at Warren Baptist Church in Augusta. The Rev. Dr. John K. Segars officiated. The bride is the daughter of Marie Butler and the late Blanton Butler of Gough. The groom is the son of Samuel and Diana Kemp of Richmond, Va. The church […]

Wimberly House gets $1,000

Nick Grubisa, chairman of the CSRA Border Clash Charity, presented a check for $1,000 to Nancy Minyard, director of Wimberly House Ministries last Thursday. The check was from the group’s annual charity golf tournament held last September at Goshen Plantation Golf Club. Other non-profit organizations who benefited from the tournament were the Jeffrey Vaden Chavis House at the Shirley Badke […]