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Head Coach Denny Bryant

Denny Bryant - Mugshot- CROPDenny Bryant begins his first year as head softball coach at FPD in 2017 and fourth year leading the FPD varsity baseball team in 2017-18.

In 2017, Bryant’s Vikings had a rebuilding season and still made the postseason. FPD finished at 13-15 and exited the first round of the GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament at the hands of Calvary Day School.

In 2016, Bryant led the Vikings to a 15-10 record and an appearance in the GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament. The Vikings would take no. 3 seeded George Walton Academy to three games before falling in the final half inning to end the season.

In 2015, Bryant stepped in after long-time head coach Jim Turner stepped down and made an immediate impact. Bryant’s Vikings finished the season at 18-6 and 8-4 in the ever-competitive GHSA Class-A Region-7.

His squad advanced to the 2015 GHSA Class-A State Tournament as well, before falling to Hebron Christian Academy in the opening round.

A familiar face in the community, Bryant has served as an assistant coach at Westside High School and Jones County High School, the latter under Greyhound head baseball coach and FPD basketball and baseball standout Barry Veal.

Bryant has an extensive background in the game, playing collegiality for Mercer University in 1998 and finishing his career at Valdosta State University from 1999-2002, where he earned his bachelors and masters degree.

Along with his baseball duties, Bryant will assist in the physical education department at the school and will be an assistant coach for the FPD varsity football team.

Bryant can be reached at denny.bryant@fpdmacon.org.

2016 Softball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Time Location Result Record Region Record
Wednesday August 10 Northside HS 5 p.m. Away W 4-0 1-0 ---
Saturday August 13 Rutland HS 10 a.m. FPD L 10-8 1-1 ---
Saturday August 13 Perry HS 2 p.m. FPD W 12-2 (5 inn.) 2-1 ---
Monday August 15 Pike County HS 5:55 p.m. FPD W 9-0 (5 inn.) 3-1 ---
Friday August 19 Houston Co. Fall Brawl v. Dodge County HS 3:30 p.m. Away (Houston Co. HS) W 11-5 4-1 ---
Friday August 19 Houston Co. Fall Brawl v. Lee County HS 7:15 p.m. Away (Perry HS) L 10-3 4-2 ---
Saturday August 20 Houston Co. Fall Brawl v. Upson-Lee HS 9 a.m. Away (Perry HS) W 9-5 5-2 ---
Saturday August 20 Houston Co. Fall Brawl at Perry HS 11 a.m. Away (Perry HS) W 9-0 (5 inn.) 6-2 ---
Tuesday August 23 Northside HS 5 p.m. FPD Canceled --- ---
Thursday August 25 Veterans HS 5:55 p.m. Away W 4-1 (8 inn.) 7-2 ---
Friday August 26 Pike County HS 5:30 p.m. Away W 4-3 (8 inn.) 8-2 ---
Monday August 29 Bleckley County HS 5:30 p.m. FPD PPD to Aug. 30 --- ---
Tuesday August 30 Bleckley County HS 5:30 p.m. FPD L 3-2 8-3 ---
Thursday September 1 Mount de Sales* 5:55 p.m. FPD W 8-5 9-3 1-0
Tuesday September 6 Wilkinson Co. HS* 5 p.m. FPD W 17-2 (3 inn.) 10-3 2-0
Wednesday September 7 Northside HS 5 p.m. FPD W 8-2 11-3 ---
Thursday September 8 Tattnall Square* 5:55 p.m. Away W 2-1 12-3 3-0
Tuesday September 13 Stratford Academy* 5:55 p.m. Away W 10-2 13-3 4-0
Thursday September 15 Mount de Sales* 5:55 p.m. Away W 11-0 (6 inn.) 14-3 5-0
Friday September 16 Gordon Lee Tournament v. Armuchee 9 p.m. Warner Park (Chattanooga-TN) W 5-1 15-3 ---
Saturday September 17 Gordon Lee Tournament v. Coahulla Creek 1 p.m. Warner Park (Chattanooga-TN) W 3-2 16-3 ---
Saturday September 17 Gordon Lee Tournament v. Northwest Whitefield 3 p.m. Warner Park (Chattanoogs-TN) W 9-5 17-3 ---
Monday September 19 Crawford Co. HS 5:30 p.m. FPD (Sr. Night) W 7-2 18-3 ---
Tuesday September 20 Wilkinson Co. HS* 5 p.m. Away W 14-2 (4 inn.) 19-3 6-0
Thursday September 22 Tattnall Square* 5:55 p.m. FPD W 6-0 20-3 7-0
Tuesday September 27 Stratford Academy* 5:55 p.m. FPD W 2-0 21-3 8-0
Wednesday September 28 Veterans HS 5 p.m. FPD W 6-1 22-3 ---
Friday September 30 Rutland HS 3:30 p.m. Away W 8-1 23-3 ---
Monday October 3 Lincoln County HS (Rd. 1 Region-7 Tournament) 4:30 p.m. FPD W 17-1 24-3 9-0
Wednesday October 5 Stratford (Region-7 Tournament Semifinals) 6:30 p.m. FPD W 5-4 25-3 10-0
Thursday October 6 GMC Prep (Region-7 Tournament Finals) 6 p.m. FPD L 4-1 25-4 10-1
Wednesday October 19 Holy Innocents (Rd. 2 GHSA Class-A State Tournament - Game 1) 2 p.m. FPD L 5-2 25-5 ---
Wednesday October 19 Holy Innocents (Rd. 2 GHSA Class-A State Tournament - Game 2) 4 p.m. FPD W 17-0 (4 inn.) 26-5 ---
Thursday October 20 Holy Innocents (Rd. 2 GHSA Class-A State Tournament - Game 3) 4:30 p.m. FPD W 6-0 27-5 ---
Thursday October 27 GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament Elite Eight v. ELCA 8 p.m. Columbus-GA W 8-2 28-5 ---
Friday October 28 GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament Elite Eight v. Christian Heritage 11 a.m. Columbus-GA W 2-0 29-5 ---
Saturday October 29 GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament Elite Eight v. Wesleyan 9 a.m. Columbus-GA W 5-3 30-5 ---
Saturday October 29 GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament Finals v. Wesleyan 3 p.m. Columbus-GA L 3-2 30-6 ---
Saturday October 29 GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament Finals v. Wesleyan 5 p.m. Columbus-GA W 5-3 31-6 STATE CHAMPS!
* Denotes Region-7B-A contest
2016 Softball Roster
No. Player Class Position
1 Katie Culver Sr. OF
3 Sydnee Sconyers Jr. C
5 Emily Rutledge Sr. 3B
6 Gracie Slade Fr. OF/INF
7 Cassie Sutton Fr. 1B
8 Carli Sutton Sr. P/1B
10 Karsen Ochs Soph. P/1B
13 Abbey Surles Fr. SS
15 Cardin Weaver Fr. OF/INF
21 Caylee Ann Sutton Jr. OF/INF
22 Jordan Fischer Sr. OF
23 Allie Parkerson Sr. C
24 Sadie Frame Jr. INF
33 Amanda Evans Sr. OF
2016 Softball Coaches
Coach Title
Kristy Alvarez Head Coach
Brian Roper Assistant Coach

Upcoming Events

Football v. Central (at Mercer)

The FPD varsity football team opens the 2017 season v. Central High School at Mercer University on Saturday, August 26 in the Macon Touchdown Club Middle Georgia Kickoff Classic. Time TBD.
When: Sat August 26 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Football vs. Brookstone

The FPD varsity football team hosts The Brookstone School Cougars at 7:30 p.m. at Austin Childers Field at George S. Johnson Stadium.
When: Fri September 1 7:30 PM - 10:55 PM

Football at Hawkinsville

The FPD varsity football team travels to Hawkinsville for a GHSA Class-A contest at 7:30 p.m.
When: Fri September 8 7:30 PM - 10:55 PM