CUSSETA - Lincoln County upset the Chattahoochee County Panthers 29-13 here last Friday night in the first round of the Class A Public playoffs.
COMMERCE - Two fourth quarter turnovers cost the Lincoln County Red Devils in their quest for the Region 8-A Public football championship. The Commerce Tigers won 17-7 here last Friday night.
LINCOLNTON - Lincoln County's Red Devils whipped the undermanned Tigers from Greene County 48-19 in a Region 8-A Public game here last Friday.
|Jeff Davis||L 14-24||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|Elbert County||W 27-20||away||[FFN]|
|Social Circle||W 36-20||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|Greene County||W 48-19||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|Chattahoochee County||W 29-13||away|
Can't get much closer
Until about 1970, the clock operator at Buddy Bufford Field was situated on a metal platform above the home bench, on one of the light poles that stood between the field and the bleachers. The announced was on the top row of the stands. The "white" press box improved both those situations.
The Red Devils (and Coosa) were the last football teams to play under the lights in Sanford Stadium until the Herschel Walker era brought night-time televised games to Athens.