Irwin County Robotics Team Places First
Our ICHS GoldenBoy Vex Robotics Team 1368A consisting of Kellton Whitley and Blake Hester recently placed 1st in the 2020 Lowndes Viking Invitational Robotics Tournament. The team was allianced with another team from Lowndes HS.The worldwide game for this year is called Tower Takeover. The team is sponsored by industry partner GoldenBoy Foods in Fitzgerald and Wiregrass Technical College. The team will now advance to the State Tournament in McDonough on February 8. Blake is a Dual Enrollment Mechatronics student for Wiregrass Tech and Kellton is an engineering student at ICHS.
Pictured L-R is Blake Hester, Kellton Whitley, Lowndes Alumni, and Lowndes HS Alliance Team 383T Member.
E-Sports State Playoffs Begin
After finishing the regular season 21-1, the ICHS E-Sports team Abstract continued their winning streak Thursday with another 3-0 sweep of West Forsyth, bringing them to 24-1 on the season and advancing them to the next round.
The best of five series against West Forsyth was over in three rounds, with Abstract coming out ahead in all three rounds.
Chris Richardson, Ethan Tucker, and JC Watson are excited to continue their run in the playoffs. They will be facing the Brookstone Cougars on Thursday, January 16, at 4 PM. We want to invite the community to stream the match at www.twitch.tv/irwinesports1. A link will also be shared on the Irwin County E-Sports Facebook page.
Indians are State Class A Champions!
Congratulations to the Irwin County Indians football team, coaches, and staff! Irwin County defeated Marion County to win the Class A State Championship on Saturday morning! Following are news articles published since the big win:
Atlanta Journal and Constitution - Class A Public Final: Irwin County 56, Marion County 14
GPB Sports - Class A Public: Irwin County 56, Marion County 14
The Tifton Gazette - 'Team of destiny' wins state title
For more news and pictures, visit the Irwin County High School Facebook page.
JROTC Region Raider Meet
FCCLA at Georgia National Fair
President Raven Dillard, Secretary Kassidy Snipes, and Reporter Cassidy Green preparing the fair booth for FCCLA Fall Rally at the Georgia National Fair. Competitions will be held on October 9 at the fairgrounds in Perry.