Windsor (4-0-1) ended the summer baseball schedule by beating the Stratford Academy Eagles 3-2 in the second game of a doubleheader at Stratford’s Bubber Adams Baseball Complex. The first game ended in a 0-0 tie. The Knights swept Crawford County in another doubleheader by the scores of 7-1 and 9-3 and also beat Central Fellowship Christian Academy (CFCA) by the score of 8-2.
Tyler Brown, Assistant Coach at Stratford Academy, has accepted the Head Softball and Head Baseball coaching duties at Windsor. Tyler played for Gordon College and Georgia College and was Athlete of the Year. He assisted with 2 state softball titles at Stratford. Jimmy Watts takes over as Athletic Director and High School Principal, and remains as Head Football Coach. Coach Michael Johnson will be Head Boys and Girls Basketball Coach with Stephanie Swain as his Assistant for Girls.
Windsor’s 2013 baseball team dominated the following lists: All-Middle Georgia (Caleb Shipp with honorable mentions Peyton Kell, John Whitsel, Jonathan Brooks, Ryan Bowden, and Dylan Smith); All-State (Caleb Shipp and Peyton Kell); and All-Region (Caleb Shipp, Peyton Kell, John Whitsel, Jonathan Brooks, Ryan Bowden, and Dyaln Smith). See the complete lists at www.macon.com/2013/06/09/2511412/all-middle-georgia-gisa-baseball.html# and under the Athletics/Booster Club tab. Caleb Shipp and Jonathan Brooks also played in the 2013 GISA All-Star game held at Mercer’s Claude Smith Field. Congrats!
JASON ALDEAN PERFORMS WITH LENNY KRAVITZ & WINS 2013 CMT AWARD FOR COLLABORATIVE VIDEO! Jason Aldean, Windsor Class of 1995, won the CMT Award for Collaborative video of the year with Luke Bryan and Eric Church, The Only Way I Know. See the latest at www.usatoday.com/story/life/music/2013/06/05/cmt-music-awards-blur-country-borders/2394719.
Windsor Distinguished Graduate Nancy Grace (Class of 1977) ended her dancing stint after eight weeks with partner Tristan MacManus on the hit ABC-TV show “Dancing with the Stars.” Last week, she advanced after dancing a jive to “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” She danced the foxtrot to the Broadway tune “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.” See the final story at www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/television/dancing-stars-week-8-elimination-nancy-grace-praises-partner-tristan-exit-short-final-article-1.974825. Nancy danced the rumba during 80’s theme week and showed off her high school cheerleading photo from Windsor to propel her to another round of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars program. During a previous week, Nancy performed a waltz in honor of 2007, the year her twins were born. The waltz was set to “Moon River,” which the legal eagle sang to her twins as a lullaby. Judge Carrie Ann Inaba described the dance as a “live action lullaby” which captured the votes of the millions of viewers. Keep dancing Nancy! She made an appearance at Barnes & Noble in Macon to sign her new Hailey Dean mystery novel “Death on the D-List.” She also signed her NY Times Best Seller “The Eleventh Victim.” Read about her book signing at www.macon.com/local/story/819006.html. See the latest from her website at www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2009/08/13/ng.book.release.cnn. Nancy also made a cameo appearance in the Will Smith summer blockbuster movie Hancock. The movie has grossed over $623 million world-wide dollars to date. Also, Nancy, husband David Linch and twins John David and Lucy Elizabeth were featured in the Belle Special Section of The Telegraph. John David and Lucy Elizabeth were born at 1:55 PM on Sunday, November 4th in Atlanta. Doctors had to induce labor due to pulmonary edema. See NEW pictures of Nancy Grace’s twins at http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/01/21/nancy.twins.1.21/index.html. Mom, Dad and twins are doing fine! Nancy returned to her CNN show on January 7th. Check Nancy’s CNN website below for the latest video of the twins with Nancy at http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2008/01/07/grace.babies.video.long.cnn.
Both Nancy and David serve as members of the Board of Trustees at Mercer University in Macon. Nancy was the recipient of several American Women in Radio & Television Gracie Awards for her primetime investigations on Court TV and for “Individual Achievement for Best Program Host.” She has also been recognized for her ongoing support and advocacy of victims’ rights by various groups. The groups include the Carole Sund/Carrington Foundation, Crime Victims United of California and The Retreat.
Nancy was designated one of the Grand Celebrity Marshals of Macon’s 2006 Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival. She was also a featured author at the Cherry Blossom Lunch for Authors at the Crown Plaza Hotel. With Diane Clehane and Hyperion Books, Nancy wrote Objection!, which profiles how high priced defense attorneys, celebrity defendants, and the media have affected the criminal justice system.
Nancy continues to host her popular legal debate program, Nancy Grace, on CNN’s Headline Prime. Other recent TV stints include Closing Arguments on Court TV, CNN’s Larry King Live, ABC’s The View, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Nancy was a law review graduate of Mercer Law School. She also received a degree in constitutional and criminal law from New York University. At Windsor, Nancy was Co-Captain of the Varsity Cheerleaders, Senior Superlative for School Spirit, Homecoming Court Representative 1976-77, and Clubs Editor for the Windsor yearbook Chevalier. She currently resides in New York and Atlanta.