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Hurricanes Keep It Moving, Remain Undefeated

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University men’s basketball team made the most of a 17-4 fast break points differential to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Panthers win at Pike County after nearly a month long layoff

ZEBULON, GA – It has been nearly a month of no basketball for the Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers (ASHS), but finally, after a month of no ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter Panthers slaughter Pike County in first game of 2021

ZEBULON, GA – The Americus-Sumter Panther basketball team (ASHS) wasted no time in their Region 2-AAA contest at Pike County (PCHS) on Friday, January 8. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Raiders earn tough road victory at SGA

DAMASCUS, GA – The Southland Academy Lady Raiders (SAR) made the long road trip down to Early County on Thursday, January 7, and came away ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders dominate at both ends of the court in win at SGA

DAMASCUS, GA – The Southland Academy Raider Basketball Team (SAR) wasted no time in enforcing its will against the Warriors of Southwest Georgia Academy (SGA). ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Pinckard and Williams run their way into college scholarships

ELLAVILLE – Schley County senior XC (cross country) runners David Williams and Aaron Pinckard have built a friendship over the past four years while competing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Georgia Southwestern State to open the Storm Dome to fans during basketball games

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University basketball teams are opening the Storm Dome on Wednesday, Jan. 6, as they will ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former SGTC Lady Jet Yazz Wazeerud-Din named A-SUN Newcomer of the Week

From Staff Reports   DELAND, FL – Fresh off a game-winning buzzer-beater Sunday against the University of North Florida (UNF), Stetson University (SU) junior and former ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former Americus-Sumter football standout Tyler Clark signs with practice squad of Kansas City Chiefs

From Staff Reports   KANSAS CITY, MO – Former Americus-Sumter High and University of Georgia Defensive Tackle Tyler Clark was recently signed to the practice ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Loran Smith reflects on the life of former Atlanta Braves pitcher Phil Neikro

  Phil Neikro   The box score of Phil Niekro’s extraordinary career has intrigued and astonished baseball aficionados for years, but that doesn’t reflect his ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter Panthers get back to playing basketball after 14-day quarantine

LEESBURG – After 14 days of being quarantined with no practices or games due to a player testing positive for COVID-19, the Americus-Sumter High School ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Raiders fall to Glenwood at Border Wars tournament

From Staff Reports   PHENIX CITY, AL – After a strong showing in its 45-31 victory over Lee-Scott Academy in their first game of the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders fall to Glenwood at Border Wars

From Staff Reports     PHENIX CITY, AL – After defeating Lee-Scott Academy in a game in which SAR shooting guard Max Foster drained seven ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Raiders get double-figures scoring from three players en route to victory in Border Wars tournament

From Staff Reports   PHENIX CITY, AL – The Southland Academy Lady Raiders (SAR) had three players score in double figures to lead them to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Foster’s Deadly Marksmanship from beyond the arc powers Raiders to victory at Border Wars

From Staff Reports   PHENIX CITY, AL – Southland Academy (SAR) senior shooting guard Max Foster drilled seven three-pointers and scored 24 points to lead ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

The Year in Review: Local area sports teams experience year like no other

AMERICUS – For many high school and college student-athletes in Sumter and Schley County, 2020 will be a year they will never forget, but one ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former area student-athletes continue to excel at the college level

AMERICUS – From time to time, we here at the Americus Times-Recorder want to keep the citizens of Sumter and Schley Counties updated on how ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Raiders win in low-scoring, defensive struggle

AMERICUS – It was a low-scoring, defensive struggle from start to finish between the Southland Academy Lady Raiders (SAR) and the John Milledge Academy (JMA) ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Foster drills eight three-pointers, but Raiders still fall to JMA

AMERICUS – Southland Academy (SAR) senior guard Max Foster put on a tremendous shooting performance against John Milledge Academy (JMA) by draining eight three-pointers against ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter Boys’ Basketball Team is placed under quarantine after player tests positive for COVID-19

AMERICUS – The Americus-Sumter boys’ varsity basketball team (ASHS) is off to a good start to the 2019-2020 season. The Panthers are currently 3-1 overall ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Hurricanes Freshman help sweep Albany State

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern women’s basketball team (GSW) closed the Storm Dome for the year with a 74-50 win over ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Craig gets first career double-double in GSW home opener

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University women’s basketball team (GSW) used a huge third quarter run to take a five-point ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW Hurricanes grind out road win in season opener at Albany State

From Staff Reports   ALBANY- The Georgia Southwestern State University men’s basketball team (GSW) connected on 19 of 23 free throws in the second half, ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Raiders dominate Lee-Scott Academy in cross-border clash

From Staff Reports     AUBURN, AL – The Southland Academy Lady Raiders took their game across the Chattahoochee River into Alabama on Saturday, December ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders’ stout defense in second half leads to win at Lee-Scott Academy

From Staff Reports     AUBURN, AL – It has been said that defense wins championships. In the case of the Southland Academy Raider basketball ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Goodman and Sims make clutch free throws down the stretch to preserve win for Lady Panthers

LEESBURG, GA – As a team, the Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers (ASHS) did not shoot the ball well from the foul line against Lee County. They ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Flemming’s layup at the buzzer gives Panthers one-point win at Lee County

LEESBURG, GA – While it wasn’t exactly like the dramatic finish of the 1983 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship between North Carolina State and Houston, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

A fan’s guide to the start of GSW basketball season

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – It’s FINALLY hoops season! The GSW men’s and women’s basketball teams will tip off their 2020-21 seasons this week. ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

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