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John Kirschner describes the construction at the School Street Gym on the OCAF campus in downtown Watkinsville. Among the projects, new drainage system was installed to protect the building.
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Key repairs repair historic structure at OCAF

Critical repairs to OCAF’s School Street Gym have not only saved the structure but have also preserved the historic aesthetics of the building. Construction was still going on last week when Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation director Cindy Farley and member John Kirschner – who is helping to oversee the project for OCAF – toured the former gymnasium and discussed the project. “Over the years, the back left corner where the locker room was, has deteriorated quite a bit,” Kirschner explained. “The building was sagging, and we knew it was bad, but when we got in there we found it was…

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Westminster Christian Academy's baseball team heads to the outfield for their postgame meeting following Saturday's loss in game three (photo by MATTHEW CALDWELL/Oconee Leader)

Comeback falls just short, Westminster Christian drops championship game 7-6

Down by four runs going into the top of the seventh inning in game three of the GICAA Division II-A state championship series, the Westminster Christian Academy Lions sent nine batters to the plate. They were able to plate three runners but with the bases loaded and two outs, The Campus got the final batter to strikeout to end the game and beat the Lions 7-6 to win the state championship on Saturday at WCA. “I am proud of my guys,” said head coach Nate Donatelli. For photos of game three, click here The two teams were battling in game…