Sports Minute

Lady Spartans put the hurt on Cavaliers for a win

The EBA Lady Spartans waltzed into their contest on Friday with three straight wins but they left with four. They escaped with a win against Briarwood Academy by the margin of a single free throw, 51-50. For EBA, this counts as revenge for the 68- 39 defeat Briarwood Academy walked away with the last time they faced one another back […]

Hodges-Hite wins Runner of the Year award

Joyce Hodges-Hite has been named USATF Masters Long Distance Runner of the Year 2023 for the age group 85-89. To earn this recognition, she ran 50 races in the calendar year, 28 of them on the road. She competed in distances from 100 meters to 10,000 meters on the track and from 1 mile to the half-marathon on the road. […]

EBA beats Briarwood for back-to-back win

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans have not had quite the year their fans were hoping for, but back-to-back wins may be a sign of good things to come. They took down Briarwood Academy 54-37 Friday, February 9. EBA got their victory on the backs of several key players, but it was Grant Mobley out in front who scored 14 points […]

EBA drought comes to an end

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans’ game Friday, February 2 was a tough loss, but they didn’t let that memory haunt them the following Tuesday. The Spartans snuck past Thomas Jefferson Academy with a 59-53 victory. That’s another feather in the cap for EBA, who also won these teams’ last head-to-head competition. The Spartans’ win was the result of several impressive […]

Augusta University bound

Edmund Burke Academy students Mallorie McCafferty and Micah Bowen were accepted to Augusta University.

Guage Oglesby signs with Truitt McConnell University

Guage Oglesby of Millen recently signed a baseball scholarship with Truitt McConnell University in North Georgia. Oglesby has played baseball since he was three years old and has played with numerous teams from South Carolina to Florida to Georgia. He is a student at Edmund Burke Academy in Waynesboro. Guage said that playing baseball at the college level has been […]

Undefeated season

The Edmund Burke Academy boys middle school basketball team recently wrapped up the 2023- 2024 season in the top spot. These champions had an undefeated season with an 11-0 record.

Lady Spartans shoot for region championship

The Augusta Prep Cavaliers’ recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Friday, February 2 after their fourth straight defeat at the hands of Edmund Burke Academy. The Cavaliers were the victims of a tough 49-28 defeat to EBA. The defeat unfortunately continues a disappointing trend for Augusta Prep Day in their matchups with the Spartans: they have now lost […]

Ain’t Life GRAND

Lady Spartan hoopster scores 1,000 career points

It’s not something that happens often at Edmund Burke Academy. In fact, current school records show only three other Lady Spartans accomplishing the feat within the last 37 years. However, last Thursday night at Murray Gymnasium, EBA Senior Zaylie Baker added her name to the list. The scoreboard showed less than four minutes remaining in the game. There was no […]

Spartan quarterback named GIAA-AA Player of the Year


First-time accomplishments keep coming for Edmund Burke Academy’s football program. This time, it was an individual’s superior performance on the gridiron that made school history. Senior quarterback, Grant Mobley, was chosen as the 2023 GIAA-AA Player of the Year. The selection is the first time in EBA’s history that a football player has received this honor and according to head […]


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