Thomson beats Burke County, wins Region 3-AAAA title

...championship.If the Bulldogs (9-1) lost, they would have been in a three-way tie for first with the Bears and Liberty County, which would have forced a three-way tiebreaker. Billy Mance rushed for 179 yards and two touchdowns, and a fake-punt...

Thomson looks to finish against the Bears this time in the region matchup

...the two teams would be tied with Liberty County at 3-1 in region play. Ridings...allowed against the other two. Liberty County is at 62 points (20 to Burke...County (gave up 26 points to Liberty County) and Thomson (allowed 20 points...

Local football teams hold in state rankings

...County.Finally, Thomson is eighth in Class AAAA. The Bulldogs improved to 6-1 with a 42-20 road win against Liberty County to begin Region 3-AAAA play. They now have three home games in a row to conclude the regular season.

Burke County's defense leads rout of Windsor Forest

...the entire second half.Only one week after falling seven yards short of the end zone in a rally from 14 down at Liberty County, Burke County scored on five of six first-half possessions.Holmes finished three of the drives. After a pair...

Thomson looks sharp in region start

The work isn't complete yet, but Thomson is the new Region 3-AAAA favorite.The Bulldogs won at Liberty County, 42-20, on Friday night to become 6-1 overall and 1-0 in region play. Though it was Thom son's first region game, the...

Burke County plays through pain after teammate's death

...team before Friday's game at Liberty County. "It's ironic. Because the...45 p.m. for the drive to Liberty County, players tossed around a mini...the ball back and marched inside Liberty County's 10-yard line. Seven yards...

Thomson crushes winless Clarkston

...said Thomson coach Rob Ridings.The competition steps up significantly next week in the Region 3-AAAA opener at Liberty County."It's hard to play in Hinesville (Ga.); I've been there 10 years myself to the other place I worked at...

Football player's death was due to heart

...Burke County, which is coming off a 26-20 home win against previously undefeated Thomson on Oct. 2, travel to Liberty County for a 7:30 p.m. game Friday in the first Region 3-AAAA game of the season. The Bears are 5-1 and ranked...

Burke County junior football player dies

...School's J.D. Smith Auditorium.Wilson said he and his teammates are dedicating the season to Williams. They play at Liberty County on Friday."We've just been encouraging each other to keep our heads up and stay strong, because that's what...

Burke County-Thomson meet again in the Game of the Week

...The Bears (7-2, 2-1) won at Wayne County 15-10 on Friday for their second victory in a row after losing at Liberty County to begin region play.Football fans are encouraged to stop by The Chronicle booth for a chance to win a gift card...