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Ken Gustafson, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

Sports

Gators dominate Bulldogs to win 8U SCPRD championship

AMERICUS – Running Back Avienn Gonzales scored three touchdowns and Caden Jordan scored another touchdown on an 80-yard run from scrimmage to lead the 8U ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:50 pm

Sports

Bulldogs 12U football team wins the 12U Championship in low-scoring affair

AMERICUS – Thanks to a 55-yard rushing touchdown from scrimmage by Austin Davis, as well as Davis’s successful two-point conversion, the 12U Georgia Bulldogs defeated ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Sunday, October 24, 2021 1:22 am

Sports

Paul scores three touchdowns to lead Bama to SCPRD 10U Championship

AMERICUS – 10U Alabama Crimson Tide running back Malik Paul scored three rushing touchdowns, including the winning score in overtime, to lead the 10U Crimson ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, October 23, 2021 8:29 pm

Local News

Americus Woman Arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine

From the Georgia Bureau Investigation (GBI)   AMERICUS – On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the GBI Southwestern Regional Drug Enforcement Office and Americus Police Department ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, October 23, 2021 11:59 am

Sports

Cougars overwhelm Panthers on Homecoming Night at Crisp County

CORDELE – Both the Crisp County Cougars (CC) and the Sumter County Panthers (SCHS) came into Friday night’s Homecoming game at Crisp County with the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, October 23, 2021 2:50 am

News

Twenty GSW students selected for President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program

By Chelsea Collins, GSW’s Director of Marketing and Communications, Department of University Relations   AMERICUS — Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has named twenty freshmen ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, October 22, 2021 5:14 pm

Local News

Area beat Report 10/19 to 10/21

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bernard, Stephanie Suzette (In Jail), 40, Housing for Richland PD Bentley, Jasiuana Iykia (Bonded Out), 21, Being extremely ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, October 22, 2021 3:00 pm

Sports

GSW Women’s Soccer defeats Albany State in second meeting of the season

From Staff Reports   ALBANY — The Georgia Southwestern women’s soccer team defeated the Albany State University Rams 2-0 on Wednesday night, October 20, at ASU. The ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:22 am

Sports

Hurricanes lose a Heartbreaker at Young Harris

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Men’s Soccer Team gave the Young Harris College Mountain Lions another tough test as ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:54 pm

business

Job Fair Held at South Georgia Tech

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) and The Staffing People, a staffing and human resources company in Americus, recently joined ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:16 pm

education

SGTC Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Day

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Student Government Association (SGA) recently sponsored Breast Cancer Awareness Day on the SGTC ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:02 pm

Sports

Schley County’s season comes to an end at the hands of ECI

TWIN CITY, GA – The Schley County Wildcats Softball Team (SCHS) made the 149-mile trip to Twin City, GA with the hopes of pulling off ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:28 pm

Sports

Sumter County Middle School Football Team defeats Lee County East in high-scoring affair to win the Deep South Conference Championship

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – In a battle of two undefeated football teams, the Sumter County Middle School Panthers (SCMS) hosted the Lee County ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 4:07 pm

Lifestyles

Americus Bike Week is this week: October 18-22

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling would like to remind everyone in the city of Americus that the week of October 18-22 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:49 pm

education

SGTC receives $1,029,733 grant to assist students

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President John Watford, Ph.D. announced that South Georgia Tech has been awarded a $1,029,733 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:44 pm

Sports

Sells leads Hurricanes on Day 1 of Copperhead Championship

From Staff Reports   INNISBROOK, FL — The 10th-ranked Georgia Southwestern men’s golf team posted a 21-over 589 on Monday in the opening two rounds of the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:00 pm

News

Area Beat Report 10/18

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Hamilton, Mariah (Bonded Out), 21, DUI-Alcohol Moore, William Clinton (Bonded Out), 20, Criminal Trespass/Probation Violation Turner, Esther Christell ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:22 pm

News

Area Beat Report 10/15 to 10/18

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Holmes, Tyrone (In Jail), 55, Theft By Taking/Obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers/Criminal Trespass/Failure to Appear McCoy, Deon ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 18, 2021 7:58 pm

Sports

Lady Hurricanes tie USC Aiken in double overtime on Senior Night

From Staff Reports AMERICUS — The Georgia Southwestern State University Women’s Soccer Team played the Lady Pacers of the University of South Carolina-Aiken to a 1-1 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 18, 2021 5:47 pm

education

Caterpillar Dealers from the Southeast serve on SGTC Advisory Committee

By Su Ann Bird Americus – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford met with representatives from six Caterpillar Dealers from across the Southeastern ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 18, 2021 5:06 pm

education

SGTC Board members support SGTC Jets Booster Club Sparky Reeves Golf Classic

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Board of Directors member Michael Coley was presented with his prize winnings from the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 18, 2021 4:45 pm

education

South Georgia Technical College Student Government Association meets, plans activities

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Student Government Association (SGA) recently held its first meeting of the 2021-2022 academic ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 18, 2021 4:12 pm

education

Sumter County Football Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

From the Sumter County High School Athletic Department   AMERICUS – Sumter County Schools and the Sumter County High School Football Program received notification that ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 18, 2021 3:42 pm

Sports

Gonzalez, Sheff and Burrell all turn in top 10 finishes at Red Flame Classic

From Staff Reports     ROCHELLE, GA – It was a great day for two area high school male cross country runners and one female ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 18, 2021 3:00 pm

Sports

Wildcats force four turnovers in 31-0 rout of Pelham

ELLAVILLE – The Schley County Wildcats (SCHS) came into Friday’s non-region match up against Pelham ready to put last week’s 54-38 Region 5A-Public loss to ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 18, 2021 1:58 am

Sports

Hurricanes cap off Senior Night with double overtime victory over North Georgia

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS — The Georgia Southwestern State University Men’s Soccer Team (GSW) defeated the North Georgia Nighthawks 3-2 in double-overtime on Saturday ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:10 pm

News

SGTC Crisp County Center business programs advisory group meets

CORDELE – The South Georgia Technical College Crisp County Center’s Accounting, Business Technology and Marketing Management programs recently held an advisory meeting on SGTC’s Crisp ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, October 15, 2021 6:50 pm

News

SGTC hosts Financial Aid workshop at Crisp County Center

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Crisp County Center Financial Aid Office hosted a Financial Aid 101 workshop for ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, October 15, 2021 6:38 pm

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