Rebel nickname stays at Georgia high school

...The Effingham school system will keep using the nickname "Rebels" at Effingham County High School and will make sure that sports...rights." "Effingham County High School will continue using the rebel name not as a name of hate, but as a name associated with pride...

Harrell starting to build new environment for Hephzibah football

...ago. He is breathing new life into a Rebels program that has never won a region title...Morgan Road Middle School ? one of the Rebels' feeder schools ? and his own experience...expected to make a big impact for the Rebels this year.Against Butler last season...

NAACP booed at Ga. school board meeting

...Effingham the home of the Rebels has 6,000 signatures...Confederate flag and the rebel as the school mascot with...letter "R" and the word "Rebels."School Superintendent Randy Shearouse said the Rebel caricature was swapped for...

American Pharoah to run in Travers

...Tale of Verve (second in the Preakness) and West Virginia Derby-winner Madefromlucky (second to American Pharoah in the Rebel).The other Triple Crown winners who ran in the Travers <0x2014> Gallant Fox, Whirlaway and Affirmed <0x2014...

No decision has been made about American Pharoah's future races

...Tale of Verve (second in the Preakness), West Virginia Derby winner Madefromlucky (second to American Pharoah in the Rebel), Upstart (third in the Haskell) and Far Right (second to American Pharoah in the Arkansas Derby). In the three previous...

Aiken falls short at Strom Thurmond

...Deandre Ryan scored two touchdowns and Chad Gilchrist intercepted an Aiken pass late in the game to preserve the victory for the Rebels (1-0).Bryson Jones scored on a pair of long runs for the Hornets (0-1) before leaving the game late in the fourth...

Five things to watch in Augusta-area high school football

...only one game behind the two. Glenn Hills and Josey should also be improved. They both sat two games behind the Patriots and Rebels.5. NORTH AUGUSTA BUZZThe Yellow Jackets have often been led by their offense, but with Rashad Byrd back, North Augusta...

Top 10 greatest Augusta-area rivalries

...Devils in Augusta.9. North Augusta-Strom Thurmond Two proud programs playing in different classes, the Yellow Jackets and Rebels have met 29 times dating back to 1970. Strom Thurmond nipped North Augusta, 13-12, in 1989, the year the Yellow Jackets...


Baab: Fall fishing tournaments see bigger bites

...will mean an improved bass bite.Years ago, traditional fall bass fishing conditions called for the use of crank baits like Rebel's "Parrot" and other medium- to shallow-running lures. The Parrot's colors were like fall leaves: oranges, reds...