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orts WE HAVE IT COVERED IF IT'S PLAYED New-look MP to host Southwest on Friday curious to see if an inexperienced contest at pm. on Friday at Dan 80-yard interception return for a Bulldogs squad can capture the pro- Pitts Stadium. The cost for fans is $5 touchdown late in the first quarter. The Patriots went 3—7 in 2018 in head coach and Southwest alum Joe will be hard-pressed to repeat that By Ridurd Dimes has in store. nant 35- 12 victory over the Patriots Daniel Lavelle that kept the current senior quarterback Malique Frazier. forsyth@mymcmel For the sixth straight year, MP in 2018. MP’ 3 Desmond Williams Akron defensive end out for the The Bulldogs have won at least will host the Class AA Southwest provided the 2018 contest’s most first several games of the regular 1 1 games in each of the past four ' Mary Persons fans who are (Macon) Patriots in a pre-season notable highlight with a spectacular season. seasons and have not lost a region contest since 2014. However, MP same level of success in 2019 as gram’s record fifth Straight Region per person. The other most memorable event Dupree’s sixth season at the helm. 2-AAAA title will get a sneak-peek MP has won all five previous pre— in last year’s game was a shoulder Southwest, which primarily utilizes the Bulldogs only return five of 22 on Friday at what the 2019 season season meetings, including a dorm: . injury suffered by MP standout a spread attack, is led by dual-threat starters. Lady Dogs get off to slow start BY Saturday’s victories DUNN! I came one night after lOFSYlII©mYmCE MP dropped to 0-3 net With a 9-3 non—region road loss at Lamar The Mary County on Friday Persons softball night. On Thursday, team dropped MP fell 5-4 in its home to 2-4 on the opener to non-region young season Monticello. The Lady after a disap- Dogs opened the 2019 pointing 17—3 season on Tuesday, home loss to Aug. 6 with an 11—3 Pike County on , non-region road loss at Monday. Crawford County. Two days MP was next earlier, MP scheduled to host bounced back non-region Houston from three ' County at 5:55 pm. on straight losses Thursday. The Lady to open the Dogs will then head season to sweep ‘ ‘ p “ ' back on the road for a a non_region Sophomore Nazan Jackson lays down a bunt re-match with Mon- doubléheader during MP's 5-4 loss to Monticello in its home ticello at 5 pm. on opener on‘Thursday. (Photo/Will Davis) Tuesday, Aug. 20. tournament at I Meanwhile, the IV Pike county on Saturday Lady Dogs wrll next host Houston County The Lady Dogs hammered Griffin 164) in at 4:30 on Thursday while the Monroe Game 1 before outlastifig Stratford Acad- COImItY Mlddle SChof’l softball team W111 emy 8~5 in Game 2. MP scored eight runs Open It? 2012Campa1gn Wlfh a home con' in the bottom of the fourth inning to erase lies" agaIDSt Pike county Mlddle 3" 5 PI“- an early 5-0 deficit against the Lady Eagles. on Tues‘lay’ Aug- 20- in a multi-team Come ioin our River Forest, Healy Point family and swing into cooler weather! For only $270 a month, your family can enioy unlimited cart and green teeson two ' championship courses, use of driving range, balls and practice facilities. . Plus, access If) tennis courts, dining, swimming, junior programming and . year-round tun at both clubs. Call us for current promotions plus additional: ~ monthly, savings FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT BRITTANY MONTGOMERY AT 478.508.2596 OR EMAIL AT BRITTANYtMONTGOMERYiiiiCLUBCQRP£OM Juliette native stars tor Bananas Juliette native Marshall Thompson recently completed the 2019 baseball season as a member of the popular Savannah Bananas. Thompson, a 6'2", 205-pound right-hand- ed pitcher, threw lb innings of relief for the Bananas, whose season ended on Aug. 4, while compiling a I-I record with a 3.94 Earned Run Average (ERA) and-26 strikeouts. The Savannah Bananas, along with the Macon Bacon, are members of the Coastal Plain League, a wood-bat collegiate summer league. Thompson, 21, is a redshirt sophomore at Division II Lander University in Greenwood, SC. He is the son at Ronnie and Pam Thompson. 0164” AMINO!“ {MRGV‘ Large enough to serve you, small enough to know you (478) 992-8326 24-Hour Emergency Servlce Owens Insurance Agency p 16 EastJohnson St. Forsyth, GA 31029 AUTO 0 HOME 0 LIFE LONG-TERM CARE DISABILITY ‘ Rick owens (473) 994-1515 (478) 742-7966 rick.owens@countryfinancialtom .. uality from ' g Tractor in the World! G&M Enterprise 109 Westgate Plaza 0 BarneSville, GA 30214 (770) 358-3572 ‘ gandmenter‘prisesmet