EGSC baseball, softball seasons heading into conference play

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:36 pm

   The seasons are beginning to wind down for the East Georgia State College (EGSC) Bobcat baseball and softball teams, but both are intent on finishing strong.

   On April 17, the Lady Bobcats softball team defeated USC Salkehatchie 3-1 and 5-2. They went on to defeat West Georgia Tech on Saturday, April 21, 1-0 and 12-0 to sweep the series. Their game against Georgia Highlands the following day was rained out Read More

Winners announced in annual Emily Pestana-Mason Poetry Contest

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:34 pm

   The annual Emily Pestana-Mason Poetry Contest winners were recently named at East Georgia State College. Emily Thompson was the first place winner, Elizabeth Wilkie of Richmond Hill took second place, and third place went to Mohmedyamin Chhipa of Wrightsville.

   Thompson’s first place poem was titled ardens sed… “A quick search revealed to me that the phrase ‘ardens sed’ is a Latin motto meaning ‘burning but flourishing’ and that it has Read More

Miss EGSC visits Dairy Queen for Free Cone Day

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:33 pm

   Recently, Miss East Georgia State College Taylor Sapp participated in Claxton’s Dairy Queen for Free Cone Day, where she served cones to all who came. This special day is held every year as a benefit for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Visitors get a free vanilla cone at participating Dairy Queens and can donate to CMN.

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Daniel awarded Beta Sigma Phi scholarship

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:30 pm

   Recently, Terri Daniel was recently awarded the Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship at East Georgia State College.

   An artist, Daniel wanted to attend college and study art since childhood. After raising her three children and surviving a stage three cancer journey, she felt that she had been given a second chance at life. She is a non-traditional student, but still feels that she is a student and works to learn all Read More

Bobcat baseball earns new school record, softball closes 2018 season

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:26 pm

   On April 27, the East Georgia State College Bobcat baseball team traveled to Rome to play Georgia Highlands, making a clean sweep and winning all five games this week. The Bobcats set a new school record on Friday, with an impressive seven home runs hit in a single game. They took that game 15-7 and won Saturday’s games 2-1 and 13-10. The Bobcats traveled to Gordon on Tuesday, then will Read More

Six Eagles rank top three during spelling bee

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:25 pm

   Recently, students at David Emanuel Academy competed in a spelling bee competition at Pinewood Christian Academy, which ended with DEA holding six of the top three finishing positions. Placing first was Henny Patel in the first grade division, Aubrey Scott in second grade division, and Molly Hammock in 7th grade division. Other students to place included Addalyn Terwilliger, second in the fourth grade division, Tony Sutton took second in the Read More

Team Effort to host Pre-Mother’s Day event

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:22 pm

   Team Effort Missionary Baptist Church, located at the corner of Sixth Avenue and Elm Street in Twin City, will host a Pre-Mother’s Day program on Sunday, May 6, with Sunday school beginning at 8:30 a.m. and worship service at 9:30 a.m. A red rose will be presented to all mothers. Pastor Rev. Samuel Carlyle invites all.

Stillmore MBC announces revival

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:21 pm

   Stillmore Missionary Baptist Church (MBC)  will host a revival featuring Reverend Jonathan Shepard of Hillcrest Baptist Church on May 6-9. Beginning service held on Sunday will begin at 6 p.m., and will be held at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. All are invited.

Smith Grove MBC announces annual event

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:20 pm

   Smith Grove Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will host its annual Family and Friends Day on Sunday, May 6, beginning at 10 a.m. The featured speaker will be Minister Chad Beasley. Pastor Rev. Wilbert Kennedy invites all.

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