2017-12-07 / Sports

Things you need to know


Former Washington-Wilkes Tigers from the legendary decade ot the 1960s during which W-W won four state championships will be recognized on the field at the GHSA state championship games this Saturday. W-W was chosen by the GHSA as the “Team of the Decade” for the 60s. Representing the Tigers on the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta around 4:30 (between games 3 and 4) will be Johnny Gresham, Tom Nash, Jack Leard, Jimmy Echols, and Mike Davidson (standing in for his father, Coach Charlie Davidson).


Five Tiger football players have been named to the Class A, 7A All-Region football team including senior defensive back No. 3 Gian Davis, senior defensive lineman No. 35 DeVonta Owens, senior offensive lineman No. 50 Bailey Brock, junior wide receiver No. 2 Deondre Lester, and sophomore quarterback No. 13 Donovan Anthony.

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