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Ken Gustafson, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

Sports

Sumter County and Southland football teams compete in seven-on-seven camp at Marion County

BUENA VISTA, GA – On Thursday, July 22, members of the Sumter County (formerly Americus-Sumter) and Southland Academy high school football teams, along with teams ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:37 am

Sports

Former SGTC Jets Jae Crowder is the penultimate role player searching for validation in the NBA playoffs

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Former South Georgia Technical College Jets basketball player Jae Crowder was featured in an article by Taylor Lee, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:37 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/17 to 7/21/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/17 to 7/20/2021 Drake, Matthew Charles, 37, 7/20/2021 10:40 a.m., Driving without valid license/Speeding/Acquiring license plate for purpose of concealing ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:25 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/19 to 7/20/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/19 to 7/20/2021 Pope, Brandon Emanuel, 34, 7/19/2021 4:27 p.m., Warrant Executed Sanford, Cedrick S., 33, 7/19/2021 8:48 p.m., Aggravated ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:27 pm

Sports

GSW places 92 student-athletes on Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) placed 92 student-athletes on the 2020-21 Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll, which was ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 19, 2021 10:44 pm

Sports

Schley County 10U All-Stars get swept in Final Four of State Tournament

From Staff Reports   COCHRAN, GA – Having clinched a spot in the Final Four of the Dixie Youth Division II State Tournament the weekend ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 19, 2021 10:20 pm

Sports

Exciting DHBSL action takes place on Saturday as regular season draws to a close

AMERICUS – As the Dwight Harris Basketball Summer League’s (DHBSL) regular season comes to a close and the postseason approaches, the teams in all the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 19, 2021 7:15 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/16 to 7/19/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/16 to 7/18/2021 Edwards, Lamar Chavar, 22, 7/17/2021 2:18 a.m., Assault and Battery Holtzcloth, Reginald K., 33, 7/16/2021 10:55 p.m., ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 19, 2021 1:41 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/14 to 7/16/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/15 to 7/16/2021 Aycock, Spencer Roy (Bonded Out), 29, 7/15/2021 10:47 p.m., Battery – Family Violence/Cruelty to Children ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, July 16, 2021 5:22 pm

Local News

South Georgia Technical College hosts Jefferson State officials

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford hosted officials from Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, AL ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, July 15, 2021 3:11 pm

Sports

South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets top two-year WBCA Academic Top Team Honor Roll

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College and the 2020 – 2021 Lady Jets Basketball Team tied with Miles Community College ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, July 15, 2021 2:38 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/13 to 7/15/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/13/2021 Reynolds, Sydarius Devontae (In Jail), 31, 7/13/2021 2:54 p.m., USMS Ware, Lamuel Scott-Olin (In Jail), 31, 7/13/2021 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, July 15, 2021 2:09 pm

Local News

Area bet Report 7/12 to 7/14/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/13 to 7/14/2021 Dede, Precious, 32, 7/13/2021 8:03 a.m., False Report of a Crime Hale, Adishia Shanice, 24, 7/13/2021 12:27 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 1:50 pm

Sports

Former GSW standout pitcher Tucker Smith honing his craft with Houston Apollos

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Former Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) starting pitcher Tucker Smith has been honing his craft at the professional level ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 4:43 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/12 to 7/13/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/12 to 7/13/2021 Daniel, Andrew Lee (In Jail), 52, 7/13/2021 12:22 a.m., Aggravated Stalking/Criminal Trespass/DUI-Alcohol/Possession of open alcohol ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 2:27 pm

Local News

Nutrien establishes another endowed scholarship at South Georgia Tech

By Su Ann Bird AMERICUS – Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, continued its support of South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 12, 2021 10:19 pm

Sports

Schley County 10U All-Stars advance to Dixie Youth state semifinals

By Brett Morgan   COCHRAN, GA – The Schley County 10U All-Star Baseball Team (SCAS) competed this past weekend in the Dixie Youth Division II ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 12, 2021 9:48 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/9 to 7/12/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Report 7/9 to 7/11/2021 Davis, Derrick Jermaine (Bonded Out), 39, 7/9/2021 5:09 a.m., Failure to Appear Folds, Matthew Michael ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 12, 2021 8:28 pm

Sports

Americus Travelers claim second straight national title by winning the 16U Perfect Game Gulf Coast World Series

From Staff Reports   GULF SHORES, AL – For the second straight year, the Americus Travelers Baseball Club (ATB) has claimed a national championship. They ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 12, 2021 5:13 pm

Sports

Close games down to the wire and a winner at the buzzer on Friday’s DHBSL action

AMERICUS – At the Americus-Sumter Ninth Grade Academy on Friday, July 9, basketball fans were treated to four exciting games that went down to the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Sunday, July 11, 2021 3:53 pm

Sports

Lamb allows just two hits in Travelers’ shutout victory over Wow Factor

From Staff Reports   GULF SHORES, AL – Americus Travelers (ATB) starting pitcher Owen Lamb pitched five scoreless innings and struck out seven batters while ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, July 9, 2021 5:03 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/8 to 7/9/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/8 to 7/9/2021 Davis, Derrick Jermaine (In Jail), 39, 7/9/2021 5:09 a.m., Failure to Appear Deriso, Courtney Nicole ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, July 9, 2021 3:16 pm

Sports

Americus Travelers earn a win and a tie on Day 2 of the Perfect Game World Series

From Staff Reports   GULF SHORES, AL – After dropping a 2-1 decision to the Wow Factor 16U club on Wednesday, the Americus Travelers (ATB) ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, July 8, 2021 5:09 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/7 to 7/8/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/7 to 7/8/2021 Brown, Eldrick Antwan (Rebook), 32, 7/7/2021 2:08 p.m., Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery/Armed Robbery/Possession of firearm ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, July 8, 2021 1:25 pm

Local News

New scholarship established at South Georgia Tech in honor of Mark Brooks

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – A new South Georgia Technical College Foundation scholarship was established recently in honor of South Georgia Technical College ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 4:31 pm

Sports

Lamb and Lacey combine to toss no hitter in Travelers’ first game at Perfect Game World Series

From Staff Reports   GULF SHIRES, AL – Americus Travelers (ATB) pitchers Owen Lamb and Gavin Lacey combined to throw a no hitter in the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 4:11 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/1 to 7/7/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/1 to 7/6/2021 Clark, Jermaine Oneill (In Jail), 32, 7/2/2021 6:17 p.m., Driving while license suspended or revoked/Seat ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 3:28 pm

Sports

Americus Times-Recorder Sports Editor Ken Gustafson participates in Atlanta’s 4th of July tradition: The Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA – For the last 51 years, the city of Atlanta has enjoyed an annual tradition on the Fourth of July:  the running of the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 1:10 pm

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