COMMERCE—With only a week under his belt on the job as North Oconee High School Rick Rasmussen has begun taking a page out of the Philadelphia 76ers’ book.
Oconee County native Chloe Beck etched her name in tennis stone last weekend. Beck and her doubles partner, Charleston, S.C. native Emma Navarro became the first American duo to win the Junior French Open doubles championship since 1982 and only the sixth and seventh Americans to ever win th…
Family got 11-year-old Anabella Bluhm into the swimming pool when she was 5-years-old. Bluhm and her older sister and younger brother all spend the month of June competing the summer swimming league for the Friendship Sharks.
The last two weeks the Oconee County/Athens area has been on display nationwide. Not for it’s football. With two four-star and nationally recruited quarterbacks in town and the University of Georgia’s football presence looming in all of its glory, one would think the area would be football-crazed.
Parents dusted off the tents, packed the snacks and loaded the car with excited youth marked with sharpie as the summer swimming season kicked off on Thursday night.
The Oconee Club Swim Team competed in a swim meet against Friendship on Monday night on Athens Academy’s campus in both team’s second meet of the summer season.