Lincoln County and Washington-Wilkes will play for the 76th time this week in a rivalry that started in 1922. They’ve played each season since 1958. Here are Georgia’s longest-running active continuous rivalries:
1946 – Trion-Gordon Lee
1950 – Valdosta-Colquitt Co.*
1951 – Commerce-Jefferson
1951 – Ringgold-Lakeview Ft. Oglethorpe
1952 – Seminole Co.-Terrell Co.
1954 – Bowdon-Bremen
1954 – Fitzgerald-Irwin County
1958 – Miller Co.-Seminole Co.
1958 – Lincoln County-Washington Wilkes**
*Includes games between Valdosta and Moultrie.
**Includes games between Washington-Wilkes and Lincolnton.
Which Georgia schools have played each other the most times? (Answer Friday)
Answer to Wednesday’s question: The only Savannah school with a victory over a Jeff Herron-coached team is Benedictine, which beat Herron’s Camden County team 9-7 in 2000. Herron is 69-1 against Savannah teams. Now at Prince Avenue Christian, Herron faces Savannah Christian on Friday. Both teams are ranked.
“Success is uncommon and not to be enjoyed by the common man. I’m looking for uncommon because we want to be successful, not average.” (Cal Stoll)
- Henry County coach Morris Starr
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