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GSW’s Dynamic Duo: The Christian Twins

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS, GA — Meet the Christian twins; a tale of two stories that lead down the same path. Bailey and Morgan ... Read more

1 hour ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former Lady Jets Tyson, Wazeerud-Din Have Some Unfinished Business

From Staff Reports   DeLand, FL – Stetson University recently highlighted Shamari Tyson and Yazz Wazeerud-Din, two of the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) 2019 ... Read more

2 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Panthers use 14-0 second-quarter run to take control in win over Lee County

AMERICUS – The Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers (ASHS) showed no effects from the Thanksgiving holiday in their home opener on Saturday against Lee County (LCHS). While ... Read more

4 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

Turnovers prove costly to Panthers in season-opening loss to Lee County

AMERICUS – It has been eight months since the Americus-Sumter High School boys’ basketball team lost their only game of the 2019-2020 season; a 73-70 ... Read more

1 day ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW Basketball Schedules Revised; Home Openers December 14 & 15

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University men’s and women’s basketball teams have revised their schedules for the 2020-21 season. Both ... Read more

6 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Ward recognized as Hurricane Hero

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Athletics Department recently named Christie Ward a Hurricane Hero. The Hurricane Heroes initiative recognizes nominated ... Read more

6 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech Lady Jets ranked 10th nationally in pre-season poll

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Lady Jets were ranked 10th in the nation in the “Way-Too-Early National Junior ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy Clay Target Team finishes as state runner-up at GISA State Tournament

From Staff Reports     SAVANNAH – The Southland Academy (SAR) Varsity Shooting Team finished as the state runner-up at the Georgia Independent School Association ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers open their season with a victory over Starr’s Mill

From Staff Reports     FAYETTEVILLE, GA – It has been almost nine months since that glorious March day in Macon when the Americus-Sumter (ASHS) ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Special teams, turnovers and penalties prove costly in Raiders’ loss at Brookwood

THOMASVILLE, GA – Coming off their 44-12 throttling of Tiftarea Academy the week before, the Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) made the 101-mile trek down near ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter’s football game at Mary Persons cancelled due to COVID-19

AMERICUS – Tonight’s football game between the Americus-Sumter Panthers and the Mary Persons Bulldogs has been cancelled due to the fact that a member of ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy’s Chase Ledger breaks 49-year-old school record

AMERICUS – It is said that records are made to be broken. In the case of former Southland Academy (SAR) punter Donnie Price, it looked ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Panthers earn first win of the season at Pike County

From Staff Reports     ZEBULON, GA – Both Americus-Sumter (ASHS) and Pike County (PCHS) have struggled mightily this season. Coming into their Friday night ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Hall posts top 10 time, leads GSW at PBC Championship

From Staff Reports   OAKWOOD, GA – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) Sophomore Catherine Hall made the most of her season debut on Saturday, November ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders defeat Tiftarea Academy in dominating fashion on Senior Night

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – After their heartbreaking loss to Valwood last week, the Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) came into Friday night’s crucial ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Wildcats’ state playoff hopes are dashed with loss to Manchester

ELLAVILLE – After last week’s loss to Chattahoochee County in Cusseta, the Schley County Wildcats (SCHS) came into Friday night’s crucial Region 5A-Public contest against ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Synovus wins SGTC Jets Booster Club Sparky Reeves Classic Golf Tournament

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The Synovus team of Buddy Guth, Jason Evans, and Jodie Hays won the coveted “Red Jackets” when they ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter Cycling presents November 20 as Bike to Work Day

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling is encouraging the people of Sumter County to use Friday, November 20 as a day to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW’s Hall Earns Peach Belt Conference Academic Distinction

By Keith Michlig   AMERICUS, GA — Georgia Southwestern State University women’s cross country sophomore Catherine Hall was named to the 2020 Peach Belt Conference ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County baseball standout Dylan Taylor signs with UGA

From Staff Reports     ELLAVILLE – For another local high school student-athlete, the dream of playing a sport in college has come true. On ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland boys and girls’ XC teams turn in solid results at GISA State Meet

From Staff Reports     MACON – Both the Southland Academy (SAR) girls’ and boys’ cross country teams finished the 2020 season on a high ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County boys’ and girls’ XC teams finish strong at state meet

From Staff Reports     CARROLLTON, GA – It was a long, hard season for both the Schley County High School (SCHS) boys and girls ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Furlow Charter Falcons and Lady Falcons finish strong at state meet

From Staff Reports     CARROLLTON, GA – Both the Furlow Charter (FC) boys’ and girls’ cross country teams finished the 2020 season on a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Cougars too much for Panthers

By Joe Joe Wright   AMERICUS – Though the 41-14 score would indicate big loss for the Panthers against Crisp County (CC), it was anything ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders suffer heartbreaking loss to Valwood on last-second field goal

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Having achieved their first win of the season over Edmund Burke Academy last week, the Southland Academy Raider Football ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Turnovers doom Wildcats at Chattahoochee County

CUSSETA, GA – With last week’s 19-7 non-region victory over Creekside Christian Academy behind them, the Schley County Wildcats (SCHS) came into Friday night’s GHSA ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy’s Junior Pro football team wins second straight region championship

From Staff Reports     VALDOSTA – The Southland Academy Junior Pro (Fifth & Sixth Grade) football team came from behind to defeat the Brookwood ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Four Lady Raiders make GISA All-Region and All-State Teams

AMERICUS – In spite of the difficult situation with the COVID-19 virus, The Southland Academy Girls’ Softball Team was still able to have another successful ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

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