Area high school basketball teams are gearing up to host a MLK Day Classic12 teams, 6 games, and 2 missions.To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to raise money for Albany State University Athletics.
The 10th Georgia - Florida War at the Border All-star game is getting set to take place this Friday.This game gives both South Georgia’s and north Florida’s players the opportunity to prove themselves one last time and hopefully snag a couple more offers.
With all the excitement circulating around these South Georgia tournaments, a very special moment occurred for Colquitt County’s Rondesha Williams, who completed a milestone that most coaches only dream of.
St. Frances is ranked 4th in the nation by USA Today.They’ve been so dominant, multiple schools in Maryland put out statements refusing to play them.The only statement the undefeated, back to back state champs plan to make will be delivered on the field Saturday evening. but here’s a preview.
The final 6 games, McDowell scored 13 times en route to a Bainbridge 5A State championship.It ended a title drought that lasted 36 years, a title drought that lasted about a year longer than his mother’s life.
The last two wins at Buford and Stockbridge were sparked by game-breaking kick returns from sophomore Caleb McDowell, including this one off the lateral to give the Bearcats the lead with a minute and change to go.
Everything from state championship titles to a shot at making it to the Mercedes Benz Stadium are on the line as teams head into the fourth round of playoffs. Teams will either bring it to the gridiron and leave it all on the field or go home empty handed.
Beau Justice led the way with 26 points as No. 6 Valdosta State topped Union 91-80 in their Gulf South Conference opener.The Blazers improved to (6-0) after shooting 50% from the field in front of their home crowd.
With a bid to the state title game on the line, Terrell Academy trailed Burke Academy by 4 points.That’s when Blaine Grace scored a game-winning touchdown with a minute to go, earning the Albany-Area player of the week.
Every time the Terrell Academy Eagles have found themselves in the state finals with Bill Murdock at the main headset, it’s ended with the Eagles being crowned champions.But the last time the Eagles were in the Finals, was back in 2009.
Tiftarea is one win away from a GISA State championship appearance, and defense is what they're thankful for.The unit is giving up just over 7 points per game, and they have an average margin of victory of well over 30.
There’s only a couple Albany-Area teams still alive, and for the second straight week the top athlete comes from Lee County.Jeremiah Engram picked up his first Albany-Area player of the week award of the season.
It’s not just the Wildcats in search of a state title either, it’s also the Lowndes Vikings who are in the hunt for another state title.Randy McPhearson already has three, but the last one was back in 2007.
The city of Valdosta is as busy as can be this week.With Valdosta and Lowndes competing for state titles and VSU getting set for their playoff run, it’s just a good time for football.But now... it look as if South Georgia wrestling, might give them a run.
The Irwin County Indians have been on a tear this season, finding their first 11-0 record, since their 1975 state championship year.Coincidence? It could be, but that isn’t the only thing Irwin County has accomplished this season.
The ASU Rams find their first win of the season against Georgia Southwestern in the SIAC Classic held at ASU West campus.The Rams had fallen to a 0-3 record after falling to top ranked Valdosta State Thursday.
It was a busy day at ASU East campus, where 4 high school’s were showcasing their talents to the city of Albany.8 basketball teams faced off in a one game match-up to see who could take the bragging rights in the beginning of the season.
High school football teams are four wins away from a state title, but just one loss away from elimination. It’s Round 2 of the state playoffs. There are 16 teams left in each classification in the GHSA, and we’re down to just eight in the GISA.