As an undefeated Bethlehem Christian Academy got set this week to finally play its 2021 home opener after going through five consecutive road games to open the season, Knights head coach Bruce Lane reached back to the 1939 classic film “The Wizard of Oz” to describe the feeling and mood arou…
Bethlehem Christian Academy won its fifth straight road game and moved to 5-0 on the year Friday, Sept. 17, rolling past Southwest Georgia Academy 35-14 in Damascus.
Bethlehem Christian Academy and head coach Bruce Lane will gladly take the 4-0 start they’re off to, and they’re hoping to make it 5-0 this week. But to achieve that, they’ll have to persevere through the final and longest leg of a five-game road trip to open the season and what Lane believe…
Bethlehem Christian Academy’s boys’ basketball team will have its fourth head coach in as many seasons for the 2021-22 campaign, but it’s a familiar face on campus.
Quarterback Ben Reed’s 49-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter Friday, Sept. 10, gave Bethlehem Christian Academy the lead, and a missed extra point by Augusta Prep late proved to be the difference, as the Knights knocked off the Cavaliers 28-27 on the road to remain unbeaten at 4-0.
Bethlehem Christian Academy scored a whopping 56 first-half points Friday, Sept. 3, and recorded a second-straight shutout, throttling Cross Keys 56-0 in Atlanta and earning its first 3-0 start in program history.
In its season opener against Strong Rock Christian, Bethlehem Christian Academy used a potent offensive attack that produced 38 points to win. Last week, it was the defense that propelled the Knights toward a 3-0 shutout victory over rival Loganville Christian Academy.
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Brady Logan's 27-yard field goal at the end of the third quarter was all Bethlehem Christian Academy needed Friday, Aug. 27, as the Knights picked up a 3-0 win on the road at traditional rival Loganville Christian Academy to improve to 2-0 on the season.
With a more experienced roster on hand, Bethlehem Christian Academy coach Bruce Lane felt much better about his team’s chances heading into last week’s season opener at Strong Rock Christian. And the Knights didn’t disappoint, as they built up a big lead early and rolled past the Patriots 38…
Bethlehem Christian Academy got its 2021 season off to a blistering start Friday, Aug. 20, building up a huge lead early and rolling past Strong Rock Christian 38-21 in Locust Grove.
In its regular-season opener a year ago at home against Strong Rock Christian, not much went right for Bethlehem Christian Academy, as the Knights managed only 88 yards of offense and were defeated overwhelmingly 49-0.
Most high school head football coaches will say year two with a program is easier than year one in many aspects, and that’s the case for Bruce Lane as he enters his second season at Bethlehem Christian Academy.
Bethlehem Christian Academy came up on the short end Friday, Aug. 13, in its home preseason scrimmage against Providence Christian Academy, but the night was largely overshadowed by a serious injury at the end of the first half.
The 2020 season began with uncertainty and ended abruptly for the Bethlehem Christian Academy volleyball team, as COVID-19 cases kept the Knights from competing in the state playoffs after they had qualified for the tournament.
Chandler Pentecost is adjusting to her new role as a head high school softball coach for the first time, but it’s one she’s embracing fully as she takes over at Bethlehem Christian Academy, a program she’s already plenty familiar with.
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center recently recognized Bethlehem Christian Academy baseball and football player Caleb Craft as its last Athlete of the Month, a program that recognizes one high school student-athlete each month for his/her demonstrated perseverance through an athletic in…
Bethlehem Christian Academy held a signing ceremony at the school Monday, May 10, for four senior athletes who will be taking their talents to the collegiate level. From left, Autumn Shepherd (track and field at Truett McConnell University of the NAIA), Mason Massengale (basketball at Bridge…
Bethlehem Christian Academy’s baseball team stood at the door of a Final Four berth after a win in Game 1 of its GISA Class AAA quarterfinal series against Tiftarea Academy in Chula on Friday, May 7. But unfortunately for the Knights, the day belonged to the Panthers on Saturday, May 8.
Bryce Peppers hit a game-tying, two-run double and Ty Whiting drove in the eventual winning run as the Bethlehem Christian Academy baseball team rallied to stun Tiftarea Academy 5-4 Friday, May 7, in Game 1 of a GISA Class AAA quarterfinal series in Chula.
The Bethlehem Christian Academy baseball team didn’t let a last-minute change in location for its first-round GISA Class AAA playoff series against Valwood School throw it off.
No. 9 hitter Brady Logan had three hits and drove in two runs, and Bryce Peppers went 2-for-3 with an RBI, as the Bethlehem Christian Academy baseball team topped Valwood School 10-6 Monday, May 3, in Game 1 of a GISA Class AAA first-round playoff series in Hahira, just north of Valdosta.
Abigail Lapp notched a pair of top-four finishes, and four male runners combined for 10 points in the relay races to lead the Bethlehem Christian Academy track and field team last week in the GISA Class AAA state meet at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
When Hayle Swinson was approached last year about starting the new girls’ soccer program at Bethlehem Christian Academy, she felt a familiar calling.
Coach: Bruce Lane, the school’s head football coach, also takes over the track and field program for his 25th year as a head coach in the sport. He has won 11 region titles and one state title throughout his career.
The Bethlehem Christian Academy boys’ basketball had its chances to upset Bulloch Academy on the road Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the first round of the GISA Class AAA playoffs. But the one player for the Gators who concerned the Knights the most going into the matchup squashed those hopes late.
The Bethlehem Christian Academy boys’ basketball team showed steady improvement over the second half of the season, and the Knights will put that progress to the test Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the first round of the GISA Class AAA playoffs.
Cole Akins’ RBI single capped a two-run rally in the top of the fifth inning, as Bethlehem Christian Academy picked up a 6-5 win in an abbreviated nightcap, splitting a season-opening doubleheader at Jackson County on Friday, Feb. 19.
Bethlehem Christian Academy's boys' basketball team will play for a region championship Friday, Feb. 19, after beating Westfield 52-47 on Thursday in the GISA Region 4-AAA tournament semifinals at John Milledge Academy.
The Bethlehem Christian Academy baseball team got only six games in last spring in its first year under Michael DeSantis before the season was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. But, even then, DeSantis said he saw the momentum in the program building toward a strong culture.
After a slow start to the season, Bethlehem Christian Academy first-year head boys’ basketball coach Kevin Hall is starting to see his team play its best basketball of the year with the postseason fast approaching.
A trio of Bethlehem Christian Academy football players turned in solid performances earlier this month in the Gatlinburg All-American Bowl in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, an annual all-star showcase for private school and homeschool players.
Bethlehem Christian Academy first-year head coach Bruce Lane felt like the program made significant strides this fall that he believes could begin translating more on the scoreboard next fall, and the group of players returning will be headlined by a pair of standouts who garnered all-state …
Bethlehem Christian Academy's varsity football team held its awards banquet this week. The team recognized wide receiver Ty Whiting, linebacker Chandler Cavoretto and placekicker Brady Logan for being selected to the GISA Region 4-AAA all-region team and running back Chad Norwood for being s…
After spending the last decade at the collegiate level, there has been a change of pace for first-year Bethlehem Christian Academy head boys’ basketball coach Kevin Hall. And as he begins a fresh start, he’s inheriting a young team with plenty of new faces who will be looking to replace the …
First-year Bethlehem Christian Academy head girls’ varsity basketball coach Jason Smith will have a mostly young and inexperienced team to start off the season, but he believes there is potential for the team to improve steadily, and he’s hoping that his familiarity with most of the players …
In the week leading up to Bethlehem Christian Academy’s season finale, Knights head coach Bruce Lane reminded his team that there are 2,880 seconds in a high school football game and that, for a few of them, that was all they would have left of their playing days.
Isaiah Maxey's 10-yard touchdown pass to Jaden Cofer with 22 seconds left led Jackson County to a come-from-behind 21-17 victory over Apalachee on Friday, Nov. 20, in both teams' season finale in Jefferson.
Bethlehem Christian Academy hung around tightly with Westfield School for most of the first three quarters in its final home game of the year Friday night, Nov. 13, before the Hornets pulled away for a 48-24 victory in a GISA Region 4-AAA matchup in Bethlehem.
A developing Bethlehem Christian Academy team knew it was facing an uphill battle at home Friday, Nov. 6, against the premier GISA powerhouse over the last several years, and John Milledge Academy indeed flexed its muscles early.
After its first six games of the season were filled mostly with frustration, Apalachee finally had a chance to smile Friday, Oct. 30, as the Wildcats dominated from start to finish and routed Johnson 45-0 in Gainesville to earn their first victory of the season.
The first six games of the season were filled mostly with frustration for Apalachee, but on Friday, Oct. 30, the Wildcats dominated from start to finish and had a chance to smile.
As Winder-Barrow coach Ed Dudley put it, the 24-hour window of “pouting” after a heartbreaking loss has come and gone, and the Bulldoggs have their eyes firmly set on doing something that no other team in GHSA Region 8-AAAAAA has been able to do over the last four-plus seasons: beat Dacula.
It’s rare — as in never before — that Ed Dudley has been part of a team that had a two-week break in the middle of a season. But as with all things 2020, the Winder-Barrow head coach is taking it in stride.
After showing improvement and progress in its second game of the season, Bethlehem Christian Academy put it all together Friday, Sept. 25, to notch its first victory of the Bruce Lane era.
Bethlehem Christian Academy senior running back Chad Norwood had a career night Friday — rushing for five first-half touchdowns and adding a kickoff return for a score in the second half — as the Knights routed Augusta Prep 42-12 in Martinez for the first victory of the season and the Bruce …
The first bye week of the season came at an ideal time last week for Bethlehem Christian Academy as the Knights used the extra few days to get healed up physically, give some more players down the depth chart some extra snaps and to try to address some of the miscues that have played factors…
Habersham Central senior running back Jackson Clouatre ran for over 300 yards and scored three second-half touchdowns Friday as the Raiders knocked off Apalachee 56-35 at R. Harold Harrison Stadium, avenging a 56-49 loss in last year’s season finale.
A new era of Bethlehem Christian Academy football officially begins Friday, and the Knights are hoping it will be a stable, sustained and successful one under proven veteran head coach Bruce Lane.
Long-time high school football coach Bruce Lane and his wife had long targeted the Athens area as a landing spot with family nearby. So when the head coach opening at Bethlehem Christian Academy came up earlier this year, Lane jumped at the opportunity to come to a school he was already fami…
There’s hitting the ground running and adjusting on the fly, and then there’s Tim Coker’s situation as the new head softball coach at Bethlehem Christian Academy.
Bethlehem Christian Academy athletic director and head football coach Gus Felder resigned last week after just under a year with the school to take a position with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers organization.
Bethlehem Christian Academy’s baseball team made its annual trip to Phenix City, Ala., for the Border Wars Baseball Tournament last weekend and came away with a 1-2 mark in three time-shortened games against teams from Alabama.
Bethlehem Christian Academy's tennis teams won their GISA Region 4-AAA openers against Loganville Christian Academy at Victor Lord Park on Thursday, Feb. 27. The Lady Knights won 5-0, while the BCA boys prevailed 3-0. Senior Iris Hundeby, part of the No. 1 doubles pair for the Lady Knights, …
The Mike DeSantis era for Bethlehem Christian Academy baseball got off to a resounding start Friday, Feb. 28, but the Knights’ new head coach said the expectations will be much higher going forward.
MACON — The Bethlehem Christian Academy boys’ basketball team knew it would have to play practically mistake-free to have a shot at knocking off defending state champion The Heritage School of Newnan on Saturday, Feb. 22, in the GISA Class AAA quarterfinals at Tattnall Square Academy.
The Bethlehem Christian Academy girls’ basketball team nearly pulled off a surprising upset in the first round of the GISA Class AAA playoffs on Tuesday, Feb. 18, but couldn’t hold onto a late lead at top-ranked Deerfield-Windsor in Albany.