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Rain Forces Cancellations, Changes to Sporting Events

Rain Forces Cancellations, Changes to Sporting Events

Thursday's Bleckley-West Laurens golf matches that were to be played at Green Acres Golf Course were rained out. 

The home JV baseball game versus Veterans High School was also canceled and will be made up as part of a doubleheader at Veterans April 18. 

Friday's varsity baseball game against Putnam County High School has been moved back to 6:30 p.m. in order to allow more field time preparation due to recent rain.

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

We have websites for these communities:

Dooly-Macon County
Hancock-Putnam
Bleckley-Dodge-Pulaski
Twiggs
Sandersville
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Dublin
Perry 
Warner Robins
Macon
R
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These community websites are a place for you and your community members to share information.

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From there, we set up an account for you. This account lets you log in to your community site and post photo galleries, concerts, community events, 100th birthday parties, your concerns, latest creative projects, how-to advice and anything else you want people in your area to know.

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Three Minutes With Howard High Football Coach Barney Hester

Three Minutes With Howard High Football Coach Barney Hester

Barney Hester officially took over as Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Howard High School earlier this month.

Coach Hester comes from Tattnall Square Academy, where he has led players to 11 state football championship titles since 1982. While at Tattnall, he served in such positions as Headmaster, Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, and Head Track Coach. As Head Track Coach, he also led the track team to at least five state championship victories.

Prior to his work at Tattnall, Coach Hester worked at Josey Academy and Gordon Ivey High School before joining the coaching staff at Georgia Southern University when the university first began its college program.

He is originally from Dublin, where he grew up playing football for East Laurens High School.

QUESTION: What made you decide to join the Bibb County School District?

Greer Wins All Around Title

Greer Wins All Around Title

Greer Wins All-Around

Abby Greer, a competitive gymnast for Emerald City Artistic Sports in Dublin, GA, recently attended the 2013 Smokey Mountain Vacation Gymnastics Classic in Sevierville, TN.

She competed on Vault, Floor Exercise, Uneven Bars, and Balance Beam and placed first in the All-Around competition. Abby is currently a 2X State Champion and State Runner-Up and has represented the Georgia State team three years in a row. Pictured is Abby with her Daddy, Steve Greer, in Tennessee following the competition.

Former Dublin High Standout Named GCAA Player of the Year

Former Dublin High Standout Named GCAA Player of the Year

Former Dublin High School standout D'Meco Rozier was named  GCAA player of the year.

Read the full release from Central Georgia Technical College:

The GCAA Men’s and Women's DIII Basketball coaches selected their All-Region team, along with selecting the Player of the Year and Coach of the Year  for the 2012-2013 season and former Dublin high school standout, D’Meco Rozier was named Player of the Year. 

Rozier was also named First Team All-Region averaging 14.5 points, 2.0 Rebounds, 3.1 Assists, and shot 41.2% from the field and 33.6% from behind the 3 point line. 

D’Meco was in the top 10 in at least three offensive categories this season, while leading the Middle GA Tech Titans to a 17-12 season (6-2 in conference). 

The Titans will host this year’s GCAA Tournament in Warner Robins at the Titan Gymnasium.  

West Laurens High Baseball Scrimmage Moved

West Laurens High Baseball Scrimmage Moved

Friday's baseball scrimmage between BCHS and West Laurens High School has been moved to Stuckey Field on the camps of Middle Georgia State College.  Start time is 5:30 p.m.

West Laurens Athletes Sign with University of Georgia, Georgia Southern

West Laurens Athletes Sign with University of Georgia, Georgia Southern

Two West Laurens athletes signed with two colleges on National Signing Day.

Johnny O'neal from West Laurens is heading to UGA.

Travosier Mitchell from West Laurens signs with Ga Southern.