High School Sports

  Colquitt County’s softball team falls in the first round of the playoffs

Wednesday night was the rubber match for the Colquitt County softball team. With hopes of punching their ticket to the second round.

  Team of the Week: Lee County Trojans

  QB Jake Garcia withdraws from Valdosta High

  Two Lee County Trojans Gear Up for Trip to Nationals

Game of the Week: Cairo @ Bainbridge

  Week 7: Friday night football scores and schedules

Lowndes High head football coach tests positive for COVID-19

Continued High School Sports Coverage

  Coach of the Week: Dean Fabrizio of the Lee County Trojans

Colquitt Co. football game against Alcovy canceled

  Player of the Week: Jamarkis Allen of Terrell County Greenwaves

Lowndes High varsity football, coaches quarantining

  Play of the Week: Tift County Blue Devils

  Team of the Week: Lowndes Vikings

  Valwood Volleyball Captures First State Championship

The Valwood volleyball team captured the GISA AAA State Championship on Saturday night after defeating Dominion Christian in four sets.

Game of the Week: Lowndes @ Valdosta

A game that is circled for folks in Valdosta every single year, Winnersville is a match-up known around the nation.

Week 6: Friday night football scores and schedules

It’s Winnersville Classic in TitleTown.

  Thomas County Central Fights For Return to Football

For the Thomas County Central football team, this short season has seen plenty of highs and lows. The jackets were hit hard by Covid-19 but they’ve battled back and are now hoping this pandemic is behind them.

  Player of the Week: Omari Arnold

  Update: GHSA deems Valdosta QG ineligbile — again

  Play of the Week: Brooks County Trojans

  Team of the Week: Irwin County Indians

Week 5: Friday night football scores and schedules

Game Of The Week: Mitchell County @ Brooks County

Crisp County Finds Success Despite Fight With Covid-19

The Cougars are poised and looking to make another run at that triple A state title and head coach Brad Harber says fighting through this pandemic, has only made them better.

  Coach of the Week: Casey Soliday of the Irwin County Indians

Each week this season we’ll highlight a coach who made the epic comeback, won a milestone game, or simply out coached the other team. This week’s Coach of the Week features Casey Soliday of the Irwin County Indians.

Valwood Friday football game rescheduled

The team had a student in the high school test positive.

Player of the Week: Jacurri Brown

Every week we will get the chance to highlight a player who stepped up and helped lead their team to victory. After another week of high school football, one player stood out from the rest.

  Five-star Valdosta transfer quarterback ruled ineligible by GHSA

He was only able to play in the season opener for the Wildcats, which was a come-from-behind 28-25 win over Warner Robins.

Dougherty County Schools implement safety measures at Hugh Mills Stadium

The 2020 high school football season will officially be kicking off this Friday for Dougherty County Schools.

  Play of the Week: Irwin County Indians

The Irwin County Indians were unstoppable against Wilkinson and runaway with the week four Play of the Week.

  Team of the Week: Colquitt County Packers

The Colquitt County Packers defended the Hogpen, Friday night. Dominating on all three phases of the game to defeat the Valdosta Wildcats 24-10.

  Week 4: Friday night football scores and schedules

The Valdosta Wildcats will be taking on the Colquitt County Packers in the Hogpen this week.

  Game of the Week: Valdosta @ Colquitt County

The Valdosta Wildcats and Rush Propst who spent 11 seasons in Moultrie, won two state titles, are in town tonight looking to hand the Pack their first loss.

Cairo’s Friday night football game canceled

There is an active COVID-19 case within the team, according to Athletic Director Tom Fallaw.

Valdosta QB eligibility questioned by GHSA, Propst claims to be unaware of any issue

Propst was also asked if he felt someone was trying to hurt his program by investigating his quarterback.

  Coach of the Week: Jamie Rodgers of the Cook Hornets

Each week this season we’ll highlight a coach who made the epic comeback, won a milestone game, or simply out coached the other team. This week’s Coach of the Week features Jamie Rodgers of the Cook Hornets.

  Lowndes Vikings goes beyond the X’s and O’s with ‘Boys to Vikings’ mentorship

It’s more than the X’s and O’s for the Lowndes Vikings. Two of their top receivers have recently launched a mentorship with the mission to help teach kids important life skills.

  Player of the Week: Tylek Marshall

This week’s player of the week features Tylek Marshall from Southwest Georgia Academy.

  Play of the Week: Worth County Rams

After another full slate of high school football, we had one play that stood out from the rest.

  Team of the Week: Deerfield-Windsor Knights

The Deerfield-Windsor Knights rallied against Southland Academy to pull off the win, last Friday. Securing their second win of the season and defeating an old GISA rival.

  Week 3: Friday night football scores and schedules

This week’s Game of the Week is the battle for the Syrup Pitcher!

Game of the Week: Thomasville @ Cairo

The Thomasville Bulldogs, a top ten team in Double A, traveled to Cairo looking to win back the Syrup pitcher for just the third time under head coach Zach Grage.

Week Three high school football changes

There’s been quite the shake-up for south Georgia high school football, Thursday.

  Player of the Week: Baron Hopson

This week’s Player of the Week is Lee County senior linebacker Baron Hopson.

  Coach of the Week: Phil Ironside of the Worth County Rams

Each week this season we’ll highlight a coach who made the epic comeback, won a milestone game, or simply out coached the other team. This week’s Coach of the Week features Phil Ironside of the Worth County Rams.

  Play of the Week: Coffee Trojans

After a highlight-filled night of high school football, one play stood out from the rest.

  DoCo Schools get ready for the first games of the 2020 season after month-long hiatus

After a month-long hiatus due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 season is back on for the Trojans, Patriots, and Tornadoes.

  Dougherty Co. School Board: Fall sports will resume

The Dougherty County School Board approved resuming fall sports Monday evening during a meeting, according to officials with the Dougherty County School System (DCSS).

Early Co. cancels Friday football games due to COVID-19

The Early County Bobcats announced Monday on Twitter that their high school football games against Mitchell County and Enterprise, Al. have been canceled due to coronavirus.

Pelham football team temporarily benched for quarantine

The Pelham High School football team will not play its next two games against Cook or Clinch counties, after a team member tested positive for COVID-19, according to Floyd Fort, the superintendent for Pelham City Schools.

  Team of the Week: Thomasville Bulldogs

The Thomasville Bulldogs stunned the Thomas County Central Yellowjackets 34-7 at home, Friday. Getting the edge in the series and redeeming themselves from last season’s loss.

Game of the Week: Irwin County @ Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald a top 5 team in double A, hosting Irwin County, the reigning state champs in Public Single a, making their debut in 2020.

  Week 2: Friday night football scores and schedules

On the line tonight is bragging rights for Irwin County and Fitzgerald.

Irwin Co. head football coach tests positive for flu, COVID-19

The head football coach of the Irwin County Indians has tested positive for COVID-19 and the flu, according to school officials.

  Tift, Valdosta football game canceled

The game was canceled “due to the number of positive COVID-19 cases on our football team,” Tift County Schools wrote in a Facebook post.

Tift Co. head football coach hospitalized with flu, COVID

Head Football Coach Ashley Anders was admitted to Tift Regional Medical Center after testing positive for both COVID-19 and influenza.

  Terrell Academy Eagle overcomes his battle with COVID-19 in time for game one

COVID-19 has had its grip on the football season since the spring. With teams across the state finding ways to work through these obstacles.

  Coach of the Week: Maurice Freeman of Brooks Co. Trojans

Each week this season we will highlight one coach who made the epic comeback, won a milestone game, and outcoached the other team.

  Albany State Golden Rams football leads march for racial equality

Marching for justice. The Albany State football team led a walk Wednesday addressing racial inequalities occurring across the nation.

  Player of the Week: DJ Palmer

This week’s player of the week is Westwood junior quarterback D-J Palmer.

Play of the Week: Westwood Schools

South Georgia dominated in the first week of the regular season, last Friday.

The Locker Room Report: Tackling SWGA 2020 high school football plans

Along with tackling another year on the field, high schools across Southwest Georgia are also tackling a new rival — the COVID-19 pandemic.

Team of the Week: Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes

The Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes began their 2020 season on the road against the Cairo Syrupmakers.

  Week 1: Friday night football scores and schedules

This week’s Game of the Week features a backyard brawl between Pelham and Mitchell County.

Game of the Week: Mitchell County @ Pelham

Pelham High was supposed to be the site of one of the biggest rivalries this state has to offer.

Venue and date changed for Pelham and Mitchell County match-up

Irrigation problems at Pelham’s football field has led to a venue and date change for their matchup against Mitchell County.

  Rules, guidelines in place for Valdosta High’s Friday football game

High school football is back this Friday.

Crisp County Cougars aiming for another history-making season

The Crisp County Cougars made history last year when they advanced to the state finals for the first time in program history. The Cougars told me if they want to make another historic run, they can’t get satisfied.

  Brookwood Warriors excited to get the season started after intrasquad scrimmage

The Brookwood Warriors hit the gridiron Friday night for an intrasquad scrimmage.

Lee County Trojans considering fans in the stands for football games

In case you lost track, we’re just two more Fridays away from the start of the regular season for high school football in Georgia.

Southland Academy Raiders are zeroed in for the 2020 season

The Southland Academy Raiders are zeroed in for the 2020 season. With several returning starters featured on this year’s squad, they said the title game is within reach.

Dougherty, Westover football practices benched after coaches test positive for COVID-19

Dougherty Comprehensive High School and Westover Comprehensive High School football practices have been suspended until Aug. 31 after two coaches test positive for Coronavirus.

Lee County Trojans full steam ahead for 2020 season

The Lee County Trojans are back on the field after a two-week hiatus due to players testing positive for COVID-19.

  The Tiftarea Panthers are taking it one step further in 2020

The Tiftarea Panthers found the semi-finals in 2018 and 2019. For the 2020 season, they’re looking to take it one step further.

Fall sports canceled for Calhoun Co. schools

This includes football and softball.

  DCSS superintendent comments on the decision to delay 2020 fall sports

The Dougherty County School System is putting its 2020 fall sports on hold until the pandemic improves.

  DCSS temporarily delays fall sports

The move applies to football, softball and cross country.

  Colquitt Co. Packers locked in for the 2020 season

The Colquitt County Packers have made 11-straight playoff appearances, winning it all twice during that time. Last year they said they fell short, losing in the second round.

Crisp County benches football practices are a cautionary measure

One of the latest football programs to be impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic is the Crisp County Cougars.

  Cook Hornets suspends football practices due to COVID-19

Another high school football program to be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, is the Cook Hornets.

  One Cairo Punter highly sought after by numerous colleges

For one Cairo Syrupmaker Punter, it’s been a busy few weeks with six collegiate offers now on the table.