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Lee County High School football has emerged from the past to become a powerhouse  The Albany Herald

In the mid 1980s and well into the early 2000s, Lee County High School football was a mess, wallowing around in a sea of badness hoping for mediocrity.



Lee County High School on top of the football world  The Albany Herald

A county known for producing Major League Baseball star Buster Posey, country music singer Luke Bryan and pop star Phillip Phillips as well as a dominant ...



Lee County High School football to play in GEICO State Champions Bowl Series  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — Members of the Lee County High School state championship football team thought they had put away their equipment for the last time Tuesday ...



Special teams play a big deal for Lee County  The Albany Herald

The special teams unti has played a key role in helping Lee County to a 13-0 mark.



Tennessee football National Signing Day 2019 primer: Vols schedule, live updates  FanSided

National Signing Day 2019 is here for Tennessee football. Here are all the live updates surrounding the Volunteers and their recruiting class.



WVU, new head coach Neal Brown sign three on National Signing Day  WVAH

After signing 18 recruits during the early signing period in December and adding a key transfer, head coach Neal Brown and the West Virginia Mountaineers ...



What’s at stake for Lee County in national game  WALB

A win against the No. 5 team in the nation may not earn them national championship status from one of the high school football polls, but Dean Fabrizio joked ...



Lee County to host 3rd annual Roundball Classic  WALB

The 3rd annual Roundball cCassic will tips Thursday at Lee County High School.The 3-day tourney will feature 8 teams, including 4 out of state teams from ...



Jammie Robinson picks South Carolina Gamecocks Football over Kentucky  A Sea Of Blue

The Kentucky Wildcats are still looking to fill out the depth chart in the defensive backfield, and after today's big commitments, they are going to have to keep ...



After winning state title, Lee County plays one more game  The Albany Herald

Dean Fabrizio and Lee County High School will play host to powerful Saint Frances, a Maryland private school located in the Baltimore suburbs, Saturday night ...



GHSA CLASS 6A CHAMPIONSHIP: Lee County, Northside meet for Class 6A state football title  The Albany Herald

This will be Lee County's first time playing at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta in front of a state-wide audience on Georgia Public Broadcasting.



Pruitt excited to add transfers Solomon, Gibbs  247Sports

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt discusses the Vols' additions of transfers Aubrey Solomon and Deangelo Gibbs, two former high-profile prospects.



Gophers defensive tackle Royal Silver leaves program because of medical reason  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gophers defensive tackle Royal Silver (97), who started six games in 2018, has left the program because of medical reason, a source with knowledge of the ...



GHSA CLASS 6A CHAMPIONSHIP NOTEBOOK: Extra prep days nice for Lee County  The Albany Herald

When the Atlanta United soccer team earned the right to host the MLS Cup on Dec. 8, the GHSA state championships were moved to Dec. 11-12, giving all ...



GEICO STATE CHAMPIONS BOWL SERIES NOTEBOOK: Lee County takes positives from game  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — Although the final score wasn't what Lee County High School hoped for in the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series game against Saint Frances ...



Lee County plans school safety seminars | Local News  The Albany Herald

Lee County will host two events related to school safety: one on Friday and another next Tuesday. According to Lee County School System Superintendent ...



Lee County stomps Lanier, heads back to title game  The Albany Herald

With 14 games complete, the Trojans are heading back to where they want to be — playing for a second consecutive state football championship.



These high school football players are so good, no one in their league will play them.  The Washington Post

The best high school football team in Maryland, and maybe the nation, plays its games in a public park in Baltimore. There is no Texas-size crowd under its ...



GEICO STATE CHAMPIONS BOWL SERIES: Lee County looking for national exposure  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — Head football coach Dean Fabrizio won't deny the ramifications for Saturday night's GEICO State Champions Bowl Series when his Trojans play ...



Lee County's football dominance continues | Sports  The Albany Herald

The top-ranked Trojans, the defending Georgia High School Association Class 6A state champions, don't expect the running clock in the fourth quarter trend to ...



Zach Mason filling big shoes for Lee County  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG —The football dribbled onto the turf at Trojan Field for just a brief moment. And before most Lee County fans realized that Baron Hopson had ...



Lee County plays host to Lanier with trip to state title game on the line  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — Lee County High School head football coach Dean Fabrizio doesn't want fans to underestimate the importance of playing at home in the state ...



Two new Vols included in debut 247Sports transfer rankings  247Sports

247Sports debuted its new Transfer Top 50 on Wednesday, and two of Tennessee's newest addition made the list.



Lee County skill players providing plenty of offense  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — If offense sells tickets and puts fans in the stadium, the Lee County High School football team has worked overtime to provide its supporters with ...



2018 Lee Distinguished Alumni announced | Local News  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — The Lee County High School Distinguished Alumni Program Committee has announced the selection of the seven recipients of the 2018 LCHS ...



Fundraising efforts to help Lee Co. Band play in 2019 Sugar Bowl  WALB

Some people in Southwest Georgia may rest a little more comfortably Saturday after purchasing new beds at a fundraiser that will help over 100 Lee County ...



Lee County High School hosts safety meeting | Local News  The Albany Herald

Lee County High School held a school safety meeting Friday morning. The speakers included public officials, a teacher, a student and Lee County School ...



Lee County faces familiar opponent in title game  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — It had been a tough week for Southwest Georgia as Hurricane Michael passed through the area and wreaked havoc. In Lee County, the ...



Lee County rolls into semifinals | Sports  The Albany Herald

Top-ranked Lee County hammered No. 2 Creekview 44-20 at cold Trojan Field Friday night, sending the unbeaten Trojans into the state semifinals where they ...



Lee County High's Dotty Davis named state's top theater educator  The Albany Herald

Dotty Davis, a theatre arts teacher and director at Lee County High School, was named Georgia's Outstanding Theatre Educator of the Year by the Educational ...



Digest (Dec. 14): St. Frances to compete in ESPNU high school football bowl series  Baltimore Sun

Top-ranked and undefeated St. Frances will cap its season by competing in GEICO's State Champions Bowl Series on Dec. 22 at 7:30 p.m. against host Lee ...



Lee County pounds Effingham County | Sports  The Albany Herald

Lee County will play host to Region 6 champion Creekview, who eliminated Habersham Central 65-48 in its second round game Friday night.



For Lee County's defense, it starts up front  The Albany Herald

DeAngelo Carter, Anthony Harvey, Eric Price, Dijarious Oliver and fifth-man Elvin Mallory have made life miserable for quarterbacks and running backs.



GHSA CLASS 6A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP: Lee County finishes first perfect season, wins second straight state title  The Albany Herald

In the late hours Tuesday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the top-ranked Trojans made history with their 14-0 victory over Northside-Warner Robins, capping ...



Lee County High School cuts the ribbon on its new multipurpose building  The Albany Herald

Three years ago, the Lee County School System broke ground on a new 43000-square-foot, $8 million multipurpose facility for its athletes and new classroom ...



Former Lee County star Aubrey Solomon could be leaving Michigan  The Albany Herald

According to multiple reports, University of Michigan DL Aubrey Solomon has begun the process of transferring from UM. Solomon, who played at Lee County, ...



Prokesh named new Leesburg police chief | Local News  The Albany Herald

Out of more than 35 applicants, Capt. Christopher J. Prokesh of the Leesburg Police Department was selected as the city's new police chief.



Lee County notifies residents of FEMA aid, debris drop-off sites  The Albany Herald

FEMA representatives will be at the Century Fire Station located at 934 U.S. Highway 19 South in Leesburg to provide guidance and assistance to citizens with ...



Leesburg’s Veterans Day parade set for Saturday  WALB

LEESBURG, GA (WALB) - Veterans Day is Sunday and the city of Leesburg has plans for a parade to honor veterans. Floats and cars all themed around veteran ...



Dynamite Dozen: Lee County's Tay Mayo can change the game  The Albany Herald

Ranked 142nd among all athletes in Georgia's Class of 2019 by 247sports, Lee County's Tay Mayo is a 2018 Albany Herald Dynamite Dozen selection.



Social media threat leads to Lee County High School lockdown  The Albany Herald

A social media photo that appeared to show a gun and an accompanying threat that something would happen at Lee County High School led to a brief lockdown ...



Extraordinary 'Pippin' on LCHS stage beginning Friday | Local News  The Albany Herald

The classic Broadway musical “Pippin” will be performed Friday-March 17 at Lee County High School by the school's award-winning Palladium Players.



Auric Saha named Lee County's 2018 STAR Student | Local News  The Albany Herald

Lee County High School senior Auric Saha was named Lee County's STAR Student for 2018 Tuesday at The Bindery at Oakland Library. Saha chose Robby ...



Lee Co. students learn importance of serving in the community  WALB-TV

Some Lee County High School students learned how they can better help their community on Wednesday.



Vols to Get Official Visit from Four-Star Cornerback  Rocky Top Insider

Four-star 2019 cornerback Jammie Robinson out of Georgia is set to take an official visit to Tennessee along with a couple other SEC schools.



STATE CHAMPS: Lee County claims first state football title in 28-21 overtime win  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — Drequan Garmon started the 2017 season with a knee injury. He ended it with a game-winning state championship touchdown that put an ...



Lee County High School senior dies in Philema Road crash  The Albany Herald

The Georgia State Patrol has identified the lone fatality from a two-vehicle crash that occurred Friday afternoon near the intersection of Philema and Hattie Bell ...



Former NFL player brings Kids and Pros Football Clinic to SWGA  WALB-TV

Young men and women across Southwest Georgia will have the chance to play football with current and former Atlanta Falcons players this weekend in Lee ...



Lee County names STAR student, teacher for 2017 | Local News  The Albany Herald

Lee County High School senior Chihye Kim was named Lee County's STAR Student for 2017 Tuesday during a Lee County Chamber of Commerce Eggs and ...



Leesburg approves development of solar array | Local News  The Albany Herald

Things heated up as, once again, solar power became a hot topic in Leesburg's City Council meeting on Tuesday.



Bear Brawl, Roundball Classic, Vereen Shootout begin Thursday  The Albany Herald

Christmas may have come and gone, but it is still the most wonderful time of the year if you are a high school basketball fan. The Bear Brawl at Baker County ...



Program set to honor 1963 Leesburg Stockade Girls | Local News  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — An upcoming program will not only honor the 1963 Leesburg Stockade Girls, but a few of the surviving women will be on hand to meet and greet ...



Albany, Leesburg Christmas parades impacted by expected inclement weather  The Albany Herald

Lee County Chamber of Commerce Vice President Lisa Davis told The Albany Herald that Leesburg's “Spirit of Christmas Parade and Festival,” which would ...



Identifying who could be Georgia’s best under-the-radar defensive player in 2019  DawgNation

It's never too soon to start looking ahead to next season. And most Georgia fans already know who the defensive stars of the 2019 team — such as J.R. Reed ...



Georgia Southwestern launches ‘Southwestern Promise’ scholarship for Hurricane Michael survivors  WALB

LEESBURG, GA (WALB) - High school seniors throughout Southwest Georgia are eligible for a new scholarship at Georgia Southwestern University. Students ...



Classmates, teachers mourn Lee Co. High senior  WALB-TV

Karen Hancock, the principal at Lee County High School, said students and staff are mourning the loss of Anne Eubanks, 17.



Lee County places 23 players on Region 1-6A team  The Albany Herald

Head coach Dean Fabrizio was selected the Region Coach of the Year, while a pair of other Lee players received player of the year accolades — senior ...



Holiday parades happening in Albany, Leesburg on Saturday  The Albany Herald

Both Albany and Leesburg will see activity on the streets as crowds gather for Christmas parades on Saturday, both with holiday-themed floats and family ...



Lee County School Superintendent Jason Miller gets contract extension  The Albany Herald

The Lee County Board of Education extended the contract of School Superintendent Jason Miller by two years at its regular board meeting Monday evening.



Lee County High School graduates largest class ever  The Albany Herald

More than 400 Lee County High School graduates received diplomas Saturday before a crowd of thousands that included LCHS alumnus Luke Bryan.



Lee County (Ga.) has allowed 7 rushing yards total in five games. Yes, 7  USA TODAY High School Sports

We told you about West Orange-Stark (Texas), which has allowed just two points all season -- on a safety, but here is another very impressive statistical ...



Tickets on sale for Lee County's football season opener in the Corky Kell Classic  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — The Lee County High School Trojans will kick off the state's 2017 high school football season on Aug. 17 in the Corky Kell Classic. While the ...



Lee County High unveils new multipurpose building | Sports  The Albany Herald

Lee County High school had a very impressive year in terms of athletics and now the school has an equally impressive facility to aid their student athletes as well ...



Georgia’s Chris Barnes announces transfer  Atlanta Journal Constitution

After two seasons at Georgia, Chris Barnes announced he will transfer Wednesday in a post on Instagr...



1963 Leesburg Stockade Girls honored in ceremony for their impact on the Civil Rights Movement  WRBL

The 1963 Leesburg Stockade Girls were honored in the city where they were held captive 55 years ago.



New Leesburg police chief wants to uphold department legacy  The Albany Herald

All eyes were on Capt. Christopher Prokesh this week when the city of Leesburg announced that he would become the police department's new chief.



Lee County girls soccer advances to Final Four in AAAAAA  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — Kaitlyn Louthan and Hannah Schroeder each scored goals as Lee County High School's girls soccer team advanced to the state AAAAAA ...



Lee County receives community development grant | Local News  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — Lee County received a 2018 Community Development Block Grant that will be used for water improvements. The grant amount of $436,457 was ...



Lee County has eight football players sign letters-of-intent  The Albany Herald

James Monteiro and Garrett Glover were two of the eight football signees who signed scholarships on National Signing Day on Wednesday.



Lee County's T.J. Harris commits to Troy University  The Albany Herald

Lee County's Tyrone “T.J.” Harris has become the fourth Trojan from the rising senior class to commit to a Division I football program.



Karen Hancock set to take over as principal of Lee County High  The Albany Herald

Karen Hancock is set to take over as the new principal of Lee County High School.



Top-100 OLB Otis Reese flips from Michigan to Georgia  USA TODAY High School Sports

The richest recruiting class in the country has gotten even richer on National Signing Day.



After winning appeal following controversial call, Ga. baseball team suffers season-ending loss  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/11AliveSports/status/868181318403796992 A controversial baseball series in Georgia came to a close on Friday. Four days after the GHSA ...



Lee County volleyball team looks to put South Georgia on the map  The Albany Herald

Coach Tondra Davis said she's been able to watch the program grow tremendously during her short tenure as coach.



Who is Otis Reese? 5 things to know about the Georgia target  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Otis Reese is a 4-star outside linebacker from Lee County High School in Leesburg. Reese, who is 6-foot-4 and 206 pounds, is the nation's No. 87 prospect and ...



Summer league basketball heats up at Lee County  The Albany Herald

Nine basketball teams take part in summer workouts at Lee County.



Leesburg Stockade Girls to be honored  WALB-TV

A group of women will be honored this weekend for their activism during the civil rights movement. The Stolen Girls were a group of fifteen children between 13 ...



Lee Co. native stars in "Black Panther" film  WALB-TV

A Lee County native will be featured in what is forecast to be one of the biggest films this year, Marvel Studios' "Black Panther".



Lee County's Shelby Bennett wins Best Actress at state  The Albany Herald

Lee County High School's Shelby Bennett was awarded the Best Actress honors recently in this year's State One-Act Play Competition. Bennett, a junior, played ...



Lee Co. Schools: No tolerance for threats after student arrested for social media post  WFXL FOX 31

The Lee County School System said it has no tolerance for any type of threats.That's after a student at Lee County High School was arrested on Thursday for ...



National Signing Day: Otis Reese signs with Georgia  The Albany Herald

Lee County defensive back Otis Reese signs with Georgia on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, in Leesburg.



Albany Area Summer Camps | Features  The Albany Herald

Kids looking for fun summer activities will have no shortage of opportunities this summer.



Whodunit & dinner: Lee County's 14th annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre set for The Bindery  The Albany Herald

The Lee County Chamber of Commerce and the Lee County Palladium Players will team up later this month for the 14th annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre.



Leesburg Stockade Women aiming to make an impact on South GA's youth  WALB-TV

LEESBURG, GA (WALB) - A group of women who were taken at a young age and held captive during the civil rights movement is telling its story that has been ...



Transferring to Tennessee 'best decision' for DL Solomon  247Sports

Michigan transfer Aubrey Solomon, a former five-star prospect, talks with GoVols247 about his decision to transfer to Tennessee.



Lee County baseball to honor Eddie Dixon, Perry Shiver  The Albany Herald

Baseballs of former Lee County baseball players Eddie Dixon and Perry Shiver will be unveiled on the outfield fence.



Lee County's McFarland overcomes injury, signs track offer  The Albany Herald

Tynshisha McFarland signed with Life University, an NAIA program located in Marietta.



Forrester named chief of Lee Fire, Emergency Services  The Albany Herald

The Lee County Board of Commissioners has announced the selection of David L. Forrester as the chief of the Lee County Fire and Emergency Services ...



Wendy Howell, former Albany Technical College public relations director, takes Dougherty County public information job  The Albany Herald

Wendy Howell resigned from Albany Technical College in March to take a position with the Georgia Department of Corrections, in part to be closer to her aging ...



Lee County's Josh Hatcher lands on magazine cover  The Albany Herald

Josh Hatcher played a key role in helping the Trojans make the second round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs last year.



UGA journalism student intern at Herald | Local News  The Albany Herald

Tessa Green hit the ground running on the first day of her internship at The Albany Herald, covering a campaign stop by Appeals Court Judge candidate and ...



Dr. Phillips heading to Georgia for showdown of football state champs  Orlando Sentinel

Dr. Phillips will travel to Georgia to open the 2018 football season in a showdown of defending state champion teams.



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: Lee County will rely on a veteran defense this year  The Albany Herald

The Trojans open the season on Aug. 18 against Jones County in the Corky Kell Classic at Mercer University.



Lee County High beats Alpharetta in OT in girls soccer  The Albany Herald

Tuesday's second round playoff match between the Lee County Lady Trojans and the visiting Alpharetta Lady Raiders was so intense it needed a few extra ...



Johnny Seabrooks files recruiting complaint with GHSA against Lee County  The Albany Herald

Dougherty County School System Athletics Director Johnny Seabrooks confirmed this week he is awaiting a letter of finding from the Georgia High School ...



Lee County signs 10 players on National Signing Day  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — At a long table covered in red fabric in the middle of the Lee County High School gymnasium, each Trojan senior took their turn signing with the ...



Allen (Texas) falls and Mater Dei (Calif.) back on top in Week 19 Super 25 Football Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Duncanville (Texas) High School caused quite the shakeup in the Super 25 rankings this week with its shocking 44-35 win over Allen (Texas), who was holding ...



Football Signing Day: 2 Players Will Be UWG Wolves Next Year  Douglasville, GA Patch

2 Local Football Players Will Be UWG Wolves - Douglasville, GA - Local grid iron standouts Marzavion Dix and Spencer Myers will be University of West Georgia ...



Four-star DB gets visit from Vols  247Sports

A four-star defensive back received a visit Thursday from a familiar face on Tennessee's staff.



Aubrey Solomon selects Michigan after initially decommitting  USA TODAY High School Sports

Seven months ago, Aubrey Solomon announced that he will be a Wolverine. Today, he said that again, this time in front of a national television audience, ...



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