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Panthers explode for 12 goals in Senior Night rout of Central (Macon)

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Americus-Sumter Varsity Boys’ Soccer Team (ASHS) quite literally sent their three seniors “out with a bang” on Senior ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy Raiders defeat John Milledge, but fall to Westfield

From Staff Reports   PERRY, GA– The Southland Academy Baseball Team (SAR) travelled to the Westfield School (WS) in Perry, GA on Saturday, April 3, ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter tennis teams split with Hawkinsville

From Staff Reports   HAWKINSVILLE, GA – The Americus-Sumter High School boys’ and girls’ tennis teams had mixed results against Hawkinsville High (HHS) on Friday, ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Ledger gets it done on the mound and at the plate to lead Raiders past SGA

From Staff Reports   DAMASCUS, GA – Southland Academy (SAR) pitcher Chase Ledger struck out eight batters and went 3 for 4 at the plate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lamb’s two-hit shutout and Taylor’s grand slam power Wildcats past Lee County

LEESBURG – Schley County (SCHS) pitcher Owen Lamb pitched five innings of scoreless baseball and SCHS shortstop Dylan Taylor belted a grand slam home run ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Jets to host Southern Crescent in NJCAA Region 17 quarterfinals Tuesday

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Jets earned the opportunity to host a first round or quarterfinal game ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW baseball standout Jonathan Martin earns NCAA Division II National Hitter of the Week honors

From Staff Reports   DALLAS, TX – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released its NCAA Division II National Players of the Week awards for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Jets to face East Georgia State College in Region XVII semi-finals in Rome

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Lady Jets will face East Georgia State College at 8 p.m. Friday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Loren Smith’s Column on the life of Jack Thompson

The recent death of Jack Thompson left me recalling his departure from this troubled earth with a flood of warm reminisces, dating back to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Wildcats outlast Taylor County in extra innings to clinch region championship

ELLAVILLE – It took 7.5 innings of scoreless baseball, but in the bottom of the eighth inning, Schley County first baseman Owen Lamb drove in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Loren Smith’s column on the life of Howard Schnellenberger

In 1983 when Georgia played without Herschel Walker in the backfield for the first time, I became involved with a special assignment for the Orange ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Tatum Named to NABC All-South First Team

From Staff Reports   KANSAS CITY, MO — The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Monday the 2020 NABC Coaches’ Division II All-District teams ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Jets remain ranked #8 nationally

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College women’s basketball team (SGTC) still remains ranked #8 nationally in the final 2020 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County’s Hines and Shufflebarger combine for two-hit shutout of Manchester

From Staff Reports   MANCHESTER, GA – Schley County (SCHS) pitchers Athon Hines and Owen Shufflebarger combined to pitch a two-hit shutout in the Wildcats’ ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW softball puts on hitting frenzy in win over Montevallo

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University softball team (GSW) finished with 14 hits, including four doubles and three home runs ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW Hurricanes take Jaguars by storm in Augusta

From Staff Reports   AUGUSTA – The Georgia Southwestern State University baseball team (GSW) came into its three-game series with Augusta University (AU) this past ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Two Lady Jets named to GCAA Division I All-Region teams

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Lady Jets Sophomores Veronica Charles and Moe Shida were both named to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Jets defeat East Georgia in final regular season game

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Jets outscored East Georgia State College 5 – 0 in the last ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter tennis teams split with Lee County

AMERICUS – The Americus-Sumter varsity girls and boys tennis teams (ASHS) had mixed results in their matches against Lee County (LC) on Thursday, March 25, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy Raiders get swept by Brookwood in doubleheader

From Staff Reports   THOMASVILLE, GA – After their 3-2 loss at home to Brookwood (BKW) on Tuesday March 25, the Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Restrepo’s goal in 62nd minute dooms Lady Hurricanes against Francis Marion

AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University women’s soccer team (GSW) came into Thursday night’s Peach Belt Conference (PBC) home match against Francis Marion University ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW Baseball Team drops fourth straight game with loss to Valdosta State

From Staff Reports   VALDOSTA, GA – The Georgia Southwestern State University Baseball Team (GSW) suffered its fourth straight defeat when the Hurricanes fell 3-2 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Jets earn 87-65 victory over Gordon College

By Su Ann Bird   BARNESVILLE – The South Georgia Technical College Jets (SGTC) rebounded from their narrow 85 – 83 loss on Saturday to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Several Southland Raiders and Lady Raiders shine at Deerfield-Windsor Meet 3

ALBANY – The Southland Academy Raiders and Lady Raiders track and field teams (SAR) once again showed their prowess by turning in solid results at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders’ comeback attempt falls short against Brookwood

AMERICUS – The Southland Academy Raider Baseball Team (SAR) fell behind early 3-0 against the Warriors of Brookwood (BKW), but thanks to James Griffin’s two-run ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Diaz’s two goals in second half propel Panthers to victory over Crisp County

AMERICUS – After giving up an early goal from Crisp County’s Yash Barot less than a minute into the match, the Americus-Sumter Varsity Boys’ Soccer ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter tennis teams fall to Crisp County, but rebound to defeat Peach County

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – It was a bittersweet week for the Americus-Sumter Varsity Boys’ and Girls’ tennis teams. On Tuesday, March 16, both ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Loren’s Smith’s column: Sports and Springtime

While March can be fickle—pollen, sinus headaches and aggravating winds that seem never to abate—it is a month when the sports schedule is a smorgasbord ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

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