Amateur Radio Awareness meeting to be held at EGSC-Swainsboro

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:37 pm

   On October 13, an Amateur Radio Awareness meeting will be held at East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro campus from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. This event will promote amateur radio in the area and will help the community understand what amateur radio is all about.

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Lady Dawgs playing for fourth consecutive region title

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:35 pm

   The ECI softball team will be competing this week for their fourth region title in as many years against Calvary in a three-game series. This marks the fourth straight year the two teams have vied for the championship.
   ECI hosted Calvary Tuesday, October 2, in a doubleheader and will play the if-game Thursday, October 4, in Savannah.
   The Bulldogs solidified home field advantage in the championship series
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ECI announces it’s 2018 homecoming court

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:33 pm

   ECI students have picked class representatives for the 2018 homecoming court. Nineth grade representatives are Alaya Hudson, Shelby Robinson, Karmen Thompson, and Zaren Williford; tenth grade, Destiny Akridge, Olivia Canady, Emilee Tabor, and Zade Anna Williford; eleventh grade, Ansley McQuaig, Bailey Sanders, Tanayshia Redding, and Tyneisha Thomas; twelfth grade, Rose Baker, Jamyra Brown, Jenna Hinson, Jada Hughes, Caroline Kraus, and Miranda Wilkerson. 

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ECI recognizes local cancer heroes with annual Gold Out Game

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:32 pm

   With September being childhood Cancer Awareness Month,  Emanuel County Institute (ECI) and the ECI boosters held its 6th annual Gold Out Game for childhood cancer on Friday, September 21. Decorated with gold bows hung along the stadium and school of ECI, this years event was larger than in the past, and plans are for it to continue to grow. Cure is a local organization in Atlanta and Savannah who help Read More

Bulldogs overwhelm Johnson County

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:30 pm

   The ECI Bulldogs traveled to Wrightsville Friday to take on the Trojans on homecoming for Johnson County.
   The Bulldogs dominated the Trojans on both sides of the ball with Johnson as the defense hemmed up the fast and elusive Trojan backs and receivers, limiting JOCO to just 130 total yards. Johnson County’s only touchdown coming in the fourth quarter when the ECI JV took over.
   ECI took
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CTAE departments at ECI come together

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:27 pm

   Recently, Emanuel County Institute (ECI) students participated in Farm to School events that focused on collaboration between the school’s CTAE departments. Students in Basic Ag tested their green thumbs by planting and harvesting produce in school gardens. On the business side, students enrolled in business courses practiced their advertising skills as A/V students videoed. In the kitchen, Family and Consumer Science students baked the goods that were tested by ECI Read More

Lady Eagles are region champs for fourth year running

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:16 pm


   On September 29, the varsity softball team from David Emanuel Academy secured their fourth consecutive region championship, going undefeated in the process.
   They played Central Fellowship Christian Academy on September 25 and Griffin Christian Academy on September 27. Stats from those two games were unavailable at press time. The team will begin playoff action October 6 at home. Updates will be published as soon as they are
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DEA homecoming king announced as Player of the Game

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:12 pm

   After DEA’s homecoming victory against Twiggs Academy on Friday, September 21, Baylor Smith was announced as DEA’s Player of the game.

   His first highlight of the game began with an interception of opponent’s ball at the 46-yard line, returning the play for an Eagle touchdown. The following 2-point conversion from Smith the Ethan Wells was deemed good. Later in the game…

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Eagles beat Coastal in high-scoring affair

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:06 pm

   This past Friday night, David Emanuel Academy’s varsity football team hosted the Hurricanes from Coastal Homeschool Athletic Association. The visitors were no match for the Eagles, losing 64-40.
   Baylor Smith had one 12-yard rushing touchdown, four passing touchdowns (23, 44, 42, and 35 yards), and one 2-point conversion.

   Ethan Wells scored twice, once on a 44-yard reception from Smith and another on a 42-yard kickoff return.
   Ashton Greene hauled in
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