BRAG – in Burke County

“The BICYCLE RIDE ACROSS GEORGIA is an annual odyssey of discovery of gorgeous Georgia by bicycle. BRAG is a family;oriented tour. It is not a race. It is recreational, social, and, in many ways, educational. While a strenuous journey, BRAG has been completed by all types of people – college students and first graders, judges and soldiers, teachers and grandparents. It’s like a fun summer camp for the whole family.” source

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From the Golf Channel to Waynesboro

Tripp Isenhour, a former player on the PGA Tour and now analyst for The Golf Channel, offered his insight to more than 100 wide-eyed teenagers at the Waynesboro Country Club. Isenhour’s visit was part of the eighth annual TaylorMade Adidas Invitational hosted by Burke County High School. Here’s the full article published in the True Citizen

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Golf Pro Tripp Isenhour at hole 11 with guys from South Effingham High School and Coach Wade Marchman for the annual TaylorMade-Adidas Invitational Golf Tournament

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A TaylorMade Day for Junior Golf

Teams representing 24 high schools from all over Georgia and one from South Carolina gathered in Waynesboro for the 7th annual TaylorMade-Adidas Invitational Golf Tournament last weekend. The tournament has become a favorite for junior golfers across the state. During Friday’s practice round, LPGA rookie Austin Ernst spent some time sharing tips and time with the junior golfers. During the Friday afternoon practice round, Ernst set up a challenge on the course for the approaching teams. Here’s the full article published in the True Citizen

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LPGA Rookie Austin Ernst enjoyed sharing some tips and time with junior golfers at the TaylorMade-Adidas Invitational.


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Faith and Football

This past year I began covering Sports for Burke County High School for our local newspaper The True Citizen. We noticed something a little different about Coach Parker’s approach, and pursued it a little deeper. This is a story that Lorretta wrote on an aspect of the program that really stood out.

Please head over to Lorretta’s blog to read the story!

Coach Eric Parker leads devotional before the game against Glenn Hills

Coach Eric Parker leads devotional before the game against Glenn Hills