Friday, February 8, 2013
The offensive linemen for the Eagles will become a member of the Demon Deacon college football team.
Friday, February 8
Milton High School senior Josh Harris signed a letter of intent to play football for Wake Forest University this week. The 6 foot, 4 inch, 295-pound offensive linemen was joined on signing day by his parents, his two sisters and his brother – and most of the other 10 Eagles who made commitments to college football programs. Josh played offensive tackle and guard for the Eagles. His dad, Tom Harris, said his son turned down an offer late last week to play for the Tennessee Volunteers.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The boys basketball team can't play in region and state tournaments this season, and the school was fined for "undue influence" toward students transferring to the school.
Milton High School lost its boys basketball coach, David Boyd, and now the team has lost any chance to be in the state tournament this season. "The Georgia High School Association has placed the boys’ basketball program at Milton High School on probation for the 2012-13 season for violating GHSA rules in regard to 'undue influence',” GHSA reported on its website earlier today, Oct. 9. The team will not be eligible to participate in the region tournament or the state tournament. The program will be on "Severe Warning Status" during the next school year, but it will be eligible for post-season play in the 2013-2014 season. Milton High also had to pay an undisclosed fine. Boyd resigned Sept. 10 after the allegations surfaced. "Undue influence…
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The Eagles took on 24 other schools at Garrard Landing Park in Roswell.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The Eagles of Milton travelled to the friendly confines of Garrard Landing Park in Roswell on Saturday, Sept. 8th to compete in the 3rd Covered Bridge Invitational this past weekend along with 24 other schools including a few top-state championship programs and came away with two runner up finishes and two victories along with many impressive performances. Varsity Girls Take Second Place The Lady Eagles came into the meet as the #4 ranked All-Class team in Georgia (#2 ranked in AAAAAA) and were narrowly defeated by the Lady Lions of Peachtree Ridge (#5 ranked in Georgia and #3 in AAAAAA) 68-73. Host Roswell was third (106 pts) followed by Lakeside-Evans in fourth (144 pts). A total of 21 teams competed. Milton was headed by the overall …
The Eagles Cross Country team picks runners for their teamwork and importance in the Covered Bridge Invitational.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Editor's Note: Barb Howell, Milton High Cross Country Booster Club secretary, shared the award winners from the Covered Bridge Invitational with runners and parents, and Principal Clifford Jones shared it with Patch. Four Milton High School Eagles Cross Country runners won the coveted Captain's and Key to the Meet awards from the Covered Bridge Invitational held at Garrard Landing Park in Roswell last weekend. "Remember, the XC captains pick out one girl and one boy who showed outstanding teamwork, dedication, and inspiration to the team from the previous meet and award them each Monday at practice with the Captain's award," said Barb Howell, the club secretary for the Eagles Cross Country Booster Club. Howell said the XC coaches also …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Watch video highlights of game action from Friday night's varsity football contest.
The Milton Eagles never got their game in high enough gear to defeat the Johns Creek Gladiators, losing to the visitors, 14-9 on Friday, Sept. 7. The Eagles did score first by sacking the Gladiators' quarterback in the end zone for a safety, making it 2-0. They immediately followed that up with a touchdown on the drive that followed. Taking advantage of great field position after Johns Creek had to kick from deep in their own territory after suffering the safety, Milton quickly made it 9-0. But that was the last score for the Eagles. Johns Creek was able to put together two unanswered scoring drives in the second half as Milton couldn't contain the Gladiators on the outside. The Eagles couldn't sustain their next to the last drive against …
Saturday, September 1, 2012
The Eagles held off a threat by the Raiders to snatch victory from the visitors in the final two minutes of play.
It looks like Milton High will soon be getting a visit from Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle to serve lunch, as the Eagles sent the Raiders to defeat, beating the home team 35-28. Belle Isle and his counterpart in Milton, Joe Lockwood, had a bet in the first "Mayor's Matchup" that the mayor whose team lost would go to the other school and serve lunch one day. The Alpharetta High Raiders scored twice in the final two minutes of the game to threaten the Milton High Eagles, but fell short in the end. According to the statistics supplied by the "Milton Stats Guy," Bill Berry, Alpharetta got into the end zone first. A six-yard pass from Josh Gobbs to Rodney Morris put the Raiders on the board, and Thomas Waller's PAT made the score 0-7. The …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
The losing mayor will be serving on the lunch line of the winning high school.
Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle and Milton Mayor Joe Lockwood have put bragging rights for their cities on the line with a bet over the Alpharetta Raiders vs. Milton Eagles high school football game on Aug. 31. Belle Isle called the Mayor's Challenge "most aptly named" and taken on at Alpharetta High's urging. "There is a bet, I talked to Joe Lockwood about this," Alpharetta's Mayor said at the Aug. 13 City Council meeting. "The loser gets to serve lunch for the other school." "I will be happy to serve," Belle Isle said. "It's not going to happen, anyway. Alpharetta High School is going to win easily." The two mayors plan to be present at the first game of the high school football season for both teams, which will be Alpharetta's home …
Friday, March 30, 2012
The high school varsity players want to beat Northview after Spring Break to stay undefeated in the region.
Friday, March 30, 2012
The Milton High School boys tennis team will take the region title whether they beat Northview on April 10 or not, but the Eagles want to win that match too, their coach says. The Eagles beat North Forsyth on Thursday, March 29, to assure they win the region title. "We have one more match against Northview that we're hoping to win and end the season undefeated in the region. But since we beat Alpharetta, who is in second place, we would win the region even with a loss against Northview," said Coach Ann Marie Willis. She said the team has six seniors who have provided tremendous leadership and enthusiasm to the team. "Our players put the team first and even though we've had some close matches, they are fighters and have been able to pull …
Friday, March 23, 2012
It's a classic rock season at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre this season, with bands like the Eagles, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Styx and REO Speedwagon - plus a few new favorites.
Feeling nostalgic? A visit to Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park this upcoming season may be a chance to recapture your youth with several classic rock concerts, including some bands that have reunited. The concert season kicks off April 29 with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. And the ‘70s bands continue through the summer with Styx, Ted Nugent, the Eagles and Crosby, Stills & Nash. There is also a Beatles tribute band joining the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Or, if you’re looking for more contemporary music, you can find Foster the People and Barenaked Ladies performing there for the first time. And for your deadhead fix, the jam band Furthur, founded by former Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, will take the stage …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The Eagles host Walton on Saturday night.
The Milton Eagles won the region basketball championship for 6-AAAAA for the third year in a row, reports Milton High Principal Clifford Jones. The boys have won 33 region games in a row, dating back to 2010. "In the semi’s we defeated Alpharetta 97-64 as four players were in double figures scoring: Shaquille Johnson had 21, Evan Nolte had 20, Tevin Glass had 20, and Charles Mann had 18," Jones said. In the championship game, Milton beat Centennial 100-73. "Jalyn Patterson had 24, our super sophomore, Tevin Glass had 18 and 14 rebounds, Evan Nolte 18 and 10 rebounds, Shaquille Johnson 17, and Charles Mann had 14 and 10 assists," Jones said. "We are 26-1 on the floor; 22-0 with Charles Mann in the line-up, 23-4 overall," he said. Milton has…