Bass University is an educational program that travels around the country teaching people how to fish for bass. They held a set of events Saturday and Sunday in Athens featuring advice from professional anglers.
Hundreds of people gathered on the turf to honor the lives of Micah McAfoose and Graylan Spring. Coaches, friends and loved ones spoke about the students and their impact on the teams they played on and the campus of SFA.
The basketball teams a held a “Hoop for Coop”, free throw marathon, to help raise money for Troup High School student Cooper Reid, who suffered a head injury in a football game and is recovering in a Houston hospital.
Bishop TK Gorman High School’s wrestling team is hosting an annual event to prepare for state. Teams come from as far away as Arkansas to participate. This invitational gets teams ready for the post-season.
Every school that is a member of the University Interscholastic League, or UIL, is required to develop its own emergency action plan.It’s a plan that will aid a student athlete when a traumatic event takes place, like cardiac arrest or a heat-related injury. Those schools must follow all UIL rules.