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Water Intoxication: How much is too much?

Water Intoxication: How much is too much?

(WXIA) After the tragic death of a Douglas County High School football player, some are asking is there such thing as drinking too much water?

The rule-of-thumb for an average adult is thought to be eight 8-ounce cups of water a day to maintain normal bodily functions.

According to Mayo Clinic, the amount of water an individual consumes a day depends on varying factors. If you're someone who exercises each day, is pregnant or breastfeeding or lives in a hot or humid climate, you need to consume more than eight cups per day.

Sport Fencing growing at high school and middle school levels

Sport Fencing growing at high school and middle school levels

Many parents and educators across the U.S. are coming to realize the benefits to students of Olympic Sport Fencing.  Sport fencing has been a small but ever present sport in America since the 19th century.  Usually, and erroneously, associated with the privileged class, it has found little place at large in the ball dominate sports arena in America.  However, that view has been changing rapidly over the 25 years.  The U.S. has grown steadily in world prominence including generation of World Champions and Olympic Gold and Silver medalist.  This growth is attributed with broader media coverage but also with a concerted effort by coaches and fencing enthusiast to promote this exciting sport at the middle school and high school levels around the country.  This moves fencing out from the traditional private salles (clubs) and college environments so as to make it accessible to everyone who is interested. 

Royals score season high to blow out Putnam County

Royals score season high to blow out Putnam County

BCHS took advantage of mistakes by Putnam pitching, nine walks and three hit batters, to score a season high 19 runs en route to a 19-4 rout of the Eagles Friday in Eatonton.  

Austin Simmons went 3 for 4 with a double and 4 RBI.  Cal Young was 2 for 3 with a double and 4 RBI.  Bryant Trice went 2 for 3 with 1 RBI.  Dylan Churchwell, who got the pitching win, was 2 for 4 with a double.

Bleckley hosts Crawford County Tuesday at 5:45 p.m.

Hancock County athletes sign the dotted line

Hancock County athletes sign the dotted line

On National Signing Day, Hancock Central's Dalvin Grable & Manquez Warthen sign with GA Prep Sports Academy and Derrian Meminger signs with Indiana University.

Gift tips for the golfer in your life

Gift tips for the golfer in your life