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Ridge James drives in three RBIs to lead Wildcats to victory

From Staff Reports   HAWKINSVILLE, GA – Schley County right fielder Ridge James went 1 for 2 at the plate with a triple, a single ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC’s Frey nominated for Coach of the Year and NJCAA National Tournament postponed

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Athletic Director and Lady Jets head coach James Frey learned on Thursday, March 12, that he ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Jets off to NJCAA National Tournament for fourth straight season

AMERICUS – “Winning never gets old,” said South Georgia Tech Lady Jets head coach James Frey, who quickly added, “but it certainly gets harder.”  Coach ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Victory Parade honoring ASHS Lady Panthers scheduled for March 16

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – A victory parade to honor the GHSA Class AAAA state champion Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers is scheduled for Monday, March ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Wildcats earn 4-1 win over Crisp County in pitchers’ duel

CORDELE – For five innings of play, the game between the Schley County Wildcats (SC) and the Crisp County Cougars (CC) was pretty much a ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Raiders Soccer Team draws with Westfield

AMERICUS – With less than two minutes to play in the match and Southland Academy owning a 3-2 lead, it looked as if the Southland ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

March Madness charity event to be held at Americus-Sumter High School

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – A group of local community leaders will be hosting a March Madness charity event on Saturday, March 21, at ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

More Sumter County champions crowned

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – In addition to the Americus-Sumter HS girl’s basketball team winning the GHSA Class AAAA State Championship, there were other ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Celebration Dinner to be hosted in honor of Americus-Sumter girls’ basketball state champions

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Phoebe Sumter Medical Center will host a celebration dinner on Tuesday, March 10, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Jets are Texas bound for fourth straight year

From Staff Reports   SPARTANBUR, SC – The South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets (SGTC) defeated the Spartanburg Methodist Lady Pioneers (SMC) in the National ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County Baseball Team shuts out Marion County

ELLAVILLE – Schley County (SC) starting pitcher Dylan Taylor pitched five scoreless innings and Luke Pawlowski went 3 for 3 at the plate with four ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County, make way to welcome your champions!!

MACON – It has been a long four years, but it finally came on Friday afternoon, March 6, at the Macon Centerplex. The Americus-Sumter Lady ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Local Knights of Columbus chapter to hold annual Charity Golf Tournament

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Americus chapter of the Knights of Columbus will hold its 23rd annual Charity Golf Tournament Saturday morning, March ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Fire and Emergency Services presents 25th annual Benefit Golf Tournament

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – On Friday, April 10, Americus Fire and Emergency Services will hold its 25th annual Benefit Golf Tournament at Griffin ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW Baseball Team loses first conference game to USC Aiken

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – For eight innings, the Georgia Southwestern State University baseball team had a shutout going against the Pacers of the ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Cochran and Smith Named to PBC Team of Academic Distinction

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University women’s basketball seniors Kya Cochran and Kayla Smith have both been named to the 2019-20 ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Jets lose to Georgia Highlands College in NJCAA Region XVII quarterfinals

From Staff Reports   ROME, GA – The seventh seeded South Georgia Technical College men’s basketball team traveled to Rome to see if they could ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter Cycling to hold three bike rides and its annual meeting this Saturday

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling will be holding three bike rides, along with its annual meeting, this Saturday, March 7. Those who ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy winter sport teams and athletes honored

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – On Tuesday, March 3, the Southland Academy held its winter sports awards program to celebrate the accomplishments of the ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW softball team sweeps FVSU in doubleheader

From Staff Reports   FORT VALLEY, GA – The Georgia Southwestern State University softball team (13-5), increased its winning streak to six games when they ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Hurricanes end season on five-game winning streak

From Staff Reports   PEMBROKE, NC – The Georgia Southwestern State University women’s basketball team picked up a huge 73-64 win against UNC Pembroke to extend ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County constructs batting facility with SPLOST funds

By Tim Estes   AMERICUS – The Sumter County Parks and Recreation Department (SCPRD) is nearing completion on a new lighted, covered batting cage area ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Lady Jets win NJCAA Region XII Tournament for fourth consecutive year

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The nationally ranked South Georgia Technical College Women’s Basketball Team defeated Brandon Harrell and the Georgia Highlands Lady Chargers ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Jets defeat Gordon State College

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Jets came away with a 71 – 61 victory over Gordon State College (GSC) ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter boys’ soccer team struggles against Syrup Makers

AMERICUS – After their dramatic and hard-fought 4-3 victory over Dougherty on Thursday, February 27, the Americus-Sumter Boys Varsity Soccer Team was hoping to follow ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy Baseball Team sweeps doubleheader

CORDELE –The Southland Academy Varsity Baseball Team (SA) got the 2020 season off to a good start as they defeated Dodge County (DC) 4-2 and ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Local SCPRD youth basketball teams qualify for state tournaments

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Once again, the youth basketball teams of the Sumter County Parks and Recreation Department (SCPRD) have put themselves into ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Panthers get by Luella in overtime at state semifinals

FORT VALLEY, GA – The Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers (28-2) are Macon bound. In an extremely hard-fought battle that demanded an extra session, ASHS was able ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

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