Jermaine Brewton and D.J. Bell combined for 223 rushing yards and six touchdowns helping sixth-ranked Pierce County roll to a record-setting 59-14 win over visiting Burke County in the Class AAA playoff opener.

Jermaine Brewton’s 13-yard scoring toss to D.J. Bell with 8:12 remaining proved to be the game-winner Friday night lifting No. 8 Pierce County to a third consecutive region championship.

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.

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…

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