Quarterback Jermaine Brewton threw for four scores and D.J. Bell ran for two more in the first 19 plus minutes leading Pierce County to a 50-6 Region 1-AAA victory over Tattnall County.

A pair of one-run losses in a best-of-three quarterfinal match up with eventual Class AAA champion Ringgold ended top-ranked Pierce County’s quest to reach Columbus and play for a state title.

Pierce County suffered its first regular season loss nearly four weeks shy of three years when the sixth-ranked Bears fell 27-17 to Class AA second-ranked Fitzgerald.

Top-ranked Pierce County turned back Appling County with a pair of one-run victories to claim the Region 1-AAA title in the double elimination tournament.

Natalie Herrin tossed a complete game, one-hit shutout to out duel Tattnall County’s Jasmine Johnson leading new top-ranked Pierce County to a 6-0 win over 10th-ranked Tattnall County.

Former Pierce County alum Stetson Bennett’s performance Saturday in Georgia’s SEC opener at Arkansas may have opened some eyes.

Sage Young of Pierce County High School was recently selected to the 1A-4A All-State cheerleading team at the Georgia Cheerleading Coaches’ Association annual competition held virtually September 20. 

Jermaine Brewton threw for a career-high four touchdowns and the sixth-ranked Pierce County defense put the clamps on visiting Class A Claxton’s offense in a 42-0 non-region win Friday night.

Bear running back (#1) D.J. Bell stretches for extra yardage while a Brunswick Pirate defender hangs on.

Don’t miss this years Sports Preview inside this issue. You’ll find photos and stories about Pierce’s favorite team, the BEARS, of course! Thanks to Jennifer Carter Johnson for all of her hard work and dedication.

Count Pierce County head coach Ryan Herring among the many across the state who don’t agree with the decision to cancel pre-season scrimmages.

n a small ceremony at the PCHS tennis courts, senior tennis players Rachel Gay and Chloe Hersey were given senior plaques highlighting their accomplishments from 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.  In addition, their senior banners were taken down from Main Street and given to them to keep. “We wan…

Tryouts for new flag line members (grades 9-12) at Pierce County High School will be a little different this year because of COVID-19. Girls who are interested need to go to soundofsilver.net to learn the 11 basic skills.  Once the basic skills have been learned, girls will need to watch ano…

Pierce County native Clovis Mattox Simmons has been named the 2020 South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association (SCACA) Hall of Fame.

John Lonnie Hightower of Raymond, MS, has been drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). Hightower is the grandson of Madeline Brown White, of Landover, MD, formerly of Blackshear. White is a 1963 graduate of Lee Street High School. Hightower played wide recei…

Pierce County organizations are joining together to recognize PCHS seniors whose final school year ended abruptly last month due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. 

Former Pierce County High School (PCHS) basketball coach and teacher Wayne Sasser and former PCHS principal Wes Bennett want to save the old high school gym. 

Pierce County sophomore Natalie Herrin was named to Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Class AAA all-state team.

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