The Top 5 sports stories of 2019

  • Sunshot from file — Hart County sophomore Shone Webb, left, consoles teammate, senior Elijah Robinson as time ticks down in the Bulldogs’ state championship loss in March in Macon as other teammates sit on the bench with heads in hands.
    Sunshot from file — Hart County sophomore Shone Webb, left, consoles teammate, senior Elijah Robinson as time ticks down in the Bulldogs’ state championship loss in March in Macon as other teammates sit on the bench with heads in hands.
  • Sunshot from file — Hart County’s baseball team poses for a photo holding up fours with their hands after punching their ticket to the Final Four of the state playoffs in May.
    Sunshot from file — Hart County’s baseball team poses for a photo holding up fours with their hands after punching their ticket to the Final Four of the state playoffs in May.
  • Sunshot from file — 3. Hart County’s Caden Hart, left, Tucker Kim, middle, and Luke Lee, all seniors, celebrate after Kim’s field goal to win the game against previously undefeated Pierce County in November in the state playoffs.
    Sunshot from file — 3. Hart County’s Caden Hart, left, Tucker Kim, middle, and Luke Lee, all seniors, celebrate after Kim’s field goal to win the game against previously undefeated Pierce County in November in the state playoffs.
  • Sunshot from file — 4. Hart County’s soccer team celebrates after a goal in March against Elbert County. The team earned a playoff berth for the first time in 16 years in 2019.
    Sunshot from file — 4. Hart County’s soccer team celebrates after a goal in March against Elbert County. The team earned a playoff berth for the first time in 16 years in 2019.
  • Sunshot from filem — 5. Hart County’s Kaimon Rucker signs his National Letter of Intent to play football at the University of North Carolina on Dec. 18. Rucker was among several athletes from all sports to get attention from college recruiters in 2019.
    Sunshot from filem — 5. Hart County’s Kaimon Rucker signs his National Letter of Intent to play football at the University of North Carolina on Dec. 18. Rucker was among several athletes from all sports to get attention from college recruiters in 2019.
It was an action-packed year in the Hart County sports world. Between state championship runs, playoff battles and colleges seeking out highly-touted recruits, there was plenty to celebrate for the…

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