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From the Nov. 15, 2017 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   Wildcat Fever continues to sweep across Schley County as the local football team celebrates a 14-6 first round state playoff victory over Turner County and prepares for the second round of the GHSA State Football Playoffs this Friday, Nov. 17 against Mitchell County in Camilla.
   Schley County High is only two seasons removed from a winless season (0-10) and it's been nine years since the Wildcats made the state playoffs (2008 when they finished 8-4 and advanced to the second round). The team went 4-6 last year in Head Coach Darren Alford's first year and optimism abounded.
   The excitement began to build ... The rest of the story.

   Next: Schley County (8-3) will play Mitchell County (9-1) on the road this Friday (see separate story on the front page of this week's newspaper for details).