2016-10-05

LOOKING FOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Lady Bears ranked second in region


The Burke County volleyball team is ranked second in the 3-AAAA region as they set their sights on the championship this weekend. The Lady Bears (9-6, 2-2) took the second seed after losing a tiebreaker to Cross Creek (5-10, 1-3) last Thursday in the last region match of the regular season. Academy of Richmond County (8-6, 2-0) will enter the […]

WHO WILL BE CROWNED BCHS HOMECOMING QUEEN 2016?



A new queen will be chosen Friday night. It’s Homecoming Week at Burke County High School, and the 2016 Homecoming Queen will be crowned at halftime of the Bears’ October 7 region matchup with Cross Creek. The senior nominees are Nykedria Smith, Shanyra Walker, Brianna Devine, Yauna Godbee and Sara Katherine Mitchell. Other members of homecoming court include: freshman Amaya […]

COUNTY FAIR – SCHEDULE OF EVENTS



Want to ride? General admission for the fair is $3 per person and kids less than 32 inches tall get in for free. The prices for armbands that include unlimited rides are $18. Entry at no cost On Wednesday and Thursday, the first 100 guests to enter the gates will receive FREE admission. Live sounds Several entertainment acts will be […]

LADY BEAR SENIORS ARE HONORED




Six seniors on the Burke County Lady Bears softball team were recently honored during their last home game of the regular season. Head Coach Lee Smoak said that this particular senior class is the largest and most experienced team they have had at BCHS in quite some time, and it shows. “Most have started or seen considerable playing time all […]

Lady Bears play for Region Championship

AGAINST THOMSON


The Burke County Lady Bears will play Thomson for the region championship after slamming Hephzibah in the second round of the 3-AAAA playoffs Monday. The Lady Bears (14-10, 9-1) shut down Hephzibah (9-17, 5-5), 9-0, in the first game and 13-1 in game two. “We got good pitching both games, we played good defense and we had a good approach […]

Lady Spartans knocked out in 1st round of state




The Edmund Burke Academy Lady Spartans finished their season, 7-8, after dropping two games to the Lady Hawks in the first round of the state playoffs. In last Friday’s first matchup with Heritage School, the Lady Hawks shut out the Lady Spartans, 13-0. Senior Karrie Kent was on the mound, and junior Makayla Barefield and senior Madison Dickey led the […]

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Spartans bow to Gators in region match




The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans faced off against their long-time rival, the Bulloch Academy Gators last Friday night at Rogers’ Field. The Spartans (0-6) were looking for their first win of the season but were defeated, 41-13. The first half gave the EBA fans a lot to cheer about as the Spartans came out battling aggressively. Tyson Post put EBA […]

MCCULLOUGH COVENANT HONORS THOSE SERVING BURKE COUNTY FOR YEARS



Saturday, October 1 McCullough Covenant Baptist Church sponsored its annual “A Christian Outreach Luncheon” where they honored several community leaders who have been serving the Burke County area for many years. The honorees included: (L-R) Deacon Willie Levines, Judge Emanuel Larkin, Jr., Rev. Dr. Jerry J. Smith, Sheriff Greg Coursey, Sr. and Midville Mayor Samuel Cummings. The theme of the […]

HOMECOMING GAME

Bears to battle the Razorbacks


The Burke County Bears (4-1) will play the Cross Creek Razorbacks (4-2) in the Bear Den this Friday night. The match-up will be their first region game of the season and falls on homecoming night. The Bears have defeated Cross Creek for the past six matches between 2005 and 2013, averaging 56 points per game. Head Coach Eric Parker is […]