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Mr. Baxter Sowell interviews Stratford senior Harrison Brown  in the press box before Friday's game with Mount de Sales

Sports Journalism Staff

October 23, 2020

Lights. Camera. Action. Thanks to the new Stratford Eagles Sports Network, the school is now able to live-stream sporting events. The new service began with the junior varsity and varsity home football games against FPD and Calvary Day on Oct. 15 and 16. Mr. Tom McAfee and Mr. Baxter Sowell ...

Coach Turner proud of volleyball team’s success

 Mackensie Turner is in her first year coaching Stratford's girls volleyball team

Alyan Khoja and Cole Devenney

October 8, 2020

Coach MacKensie Turner is in her first year as head coach of the girls varsity volleyball team. She was assistant head coach of the Eaglettes last year. She played volleyball in her high school at St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama and in college. Her high school team won the state ...

Coach Farriba reaches milestone 200th victory

Coach Mark Farriba celebrates 200th career win with team, who presented him with the game ball

Jack Medlin, Harrison Brown, and Conner McPherson

October 7, 2020

It was a night Coach Mark Farriba will remember for the rest of his life. The Stratford head football coach and athletic director won his 200th game as a head football coach Friday night with a 20-0 homecoming win against Mount Paran. He is currently in his 29th season as a head coach. He pla...

Justice, McElmurray providing senior leadership

Kenna pitches against First Presbyterian Day School.

Bond Almand and Cooper Baskette

September 30, 2020

  The Stratford Eaglettes are led by two standout seniors this season, Kenna McElmurray and Taylor Justice. Kenna came to Stratford her eighth grade year from Windsor. “The transition was everything I expected and I love it here,’’ Kenna said. She has been a four-year starter for ...

Nagle, Jorgensen give volleyball team experience

Nagle, Jorgensen give volleyball team experience

Cole Devenney and Alyan Khoja

September 29, 2020

Harmony Nagle and Nora Jorgensen are key seniors on the Stratford Varsity volleyball team. This is Nora’s second straight year on varsity and hopes to continue her volleyball career in college. She said she believes every player should have a driven attitude so working hard and pushing her teammates...

Stadium renovation will be ready for home opener

Stadium renovation will be ready for home opener

Harrison Brown, Staff Writer

September 10, 2020

As with any football season opener, there always is uncertainty. How good will the Stratford Eagles be this year? How much will COVID-19 affect the season? And will the new football stadium construction be ready for Friday's opening game against George Walton? Stratford Athletic Director and H...

Baseball legend Bobby Hendley visits sports journalism class

Baseball legend Bobby Hendley visits sports journalism class

Knox Cleveland and William McCormack

September 9, 2020

  The anniversary of what has been called “the greatest game ever pitched by two pitchers” between Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the legendary Bobby Hendley of the Chicago Cubs is on September 9.  Unfortunately for Hendley, a baseball coach at Stratford for 18 years, cam...

Dummitt off to fast start

Dummitt off to fast start

Ben Baxley and Cooper Baskette

September 5, 2020

Senior Cross Country runner Nathan Dummitt is off to a fast start. He set a school record 17.46 at the Stratford Invitational and placed first overall. He followed up by breaking his own record this past week with  a 17.14 in the Peake Invitational, the fastest time in school history. Nathan ...

Dynamic Duo

Dynamic Duo

William McCormack, Gazebo Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Mary Elaine Mitchell and Nadia Reese make up one of the best backcourts in Middle Georgia.  They have been playing together for four years and both have scored more than 1,000 points in their careers. Their relationship as teammates has grown over the years. “She (Mary Elaine) is practically my...

My last splash

My last splash

Matt Newberry, Gazebo Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

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