High School Sports

Valdosta High football players ruled ineligible, program reprimanded

GHSA issued a penalty letter to Valdosta High School Superintendent Dr. Todd Cason about the ruling.

Ashley Anders joining forces with the Colquitt County Packers

Shawn Sutton named next head football coach and athletic director for Pelham Hornets

Two more Pelham Hornets take their talents to the collegaite level

  Records Request Sees New Developments After Rush Propst’s Suspension

Jacurri Brown commits to the University of Miami

Monroe and Westover gearing up for a new era this football season

Continued High School Sports Coverage

  Remington Smith Seeks Continued Success in Shooting

Thomasville football celebrates seniors next steps

  Football is coming to Baker County High School

  Terrell Academy excited for new season after a year without baseball

Dondrial Pinkins named next head football coach at Mitchell County High School

  Recap: Calhoun County girls basketball defeats Clinch County for the state championship

Clinch, Calhoun girls basketball sharpen claws for state championship match-up

Clinch and Calhoun Counties girl’s basketball teams are in Macon settling in ahead of their state title game set for Saturday. It’ll be a battle between the Panthers and Cougars for the Single-A Public trophy.

Sources: Rush Propst placed on administrative leave

Sources close to the matter have informed WALB Rush Propst has been placed on administrative leave.

  Ga. PSC receives formal complaint against Valdosta High head coach Rush Propst

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission received a formal complaint from the Valdosta City School System regarding Wildcats Head Football Coach Rush Propst, Tuesday.

Monroe names new head football coach

The Monroe High School has a new head football coach to lead the team.

  A secret audio recording of South Georgia Coach Rush Propst released

Recap: GHSA Final Four Girl’s Basketball State Playoffs

Lee County boy’s basketball shooting for the state title game

  Recap: GISA Final Four girl’s basketball state playoffs

  Recap: GHSA Elite Eight boy’s basketball state playoffs

  Valdosta City School Board denies settlement to resolve lawsuit brought by former head football coach

Tiftarea Girl’s Head Basketball Coach dies after a long battle with cancer

Tiftarea Academy Girl’s Head Basketball Coach, Amy Strenth, passed away after a long battle with cancer at her home, Saturday.

Cairo Syrupmaids return to the quarterfinals

The Elite Eight has arrived and several Southwest Georgia teams are taking to the hardwood Tuesday night. A team that hasn’t seen this stage in almost 15 years, the Cairo Syrupmaids.

  Dougherty celebrates first basketball signing of season

Rabren Pittman Jr. made the announcement on Friday that he will be attending Southern Crescent Technical College up in Griffin.

  Court documents outline new allegations against Rush Propst

In a 64 page deposition, numerous allegations have been brought against the Valdosta High School head football coach.

  Lady Trojans from Lee County gearing up for their first region title appearance since 2010

The Lady Trojans from Lee County are gearing up for their first region championship since 2010. And for the first time in school history both the girls and boys teams are playing for the region title in the same season.

Dougherty County School administrators addressing poor baseball field conditions

It doesn’t take a First Alert Weather Day for the field conditions to become unusable at Dougherty County Schools. But when inclement weather does roll in, practices become increasingly limited for Dougherty, Monroe, and Westover baseball teams.

Thomasville lady dogs win first-ever dance state title

2021 marked the first season the GHSA recognized competitive dance as a sport. The lady Thomasville Bulldogs danced their way to the state championship stage.

  Deshon Brock leaving after four seasons as Mitchell County’s Head Football Coach

After four seasons as Mitchell County’s Head Football Coach, Deshon Brock is turning in his clipboard. Returning home to lead the Bradwell Institute Tigers as their new head football coach.

Westover Head Football Coach, Olten Downs, leaves for new job

Westover’s head football coach will not be under the main headset in the 2021 season. Tuesday he informed his team he has taken a new head coaching job.

National Signing Day: signees across Southwest Georgia

It’s Wednesday, February 3rd and that means only one thing. It’s National Signing Day. Dozens and dozens of Southwest Georgia high school football players put pen to paper Wednesday, all eager to continue their football careers.

Monroe Boy’s Basketball is dominating on the hardwood

The Monroe Boy’s Basketball program has been on a tear this season. A six-game win streak has pushed this team to 12-3 on the year with region play beginning to heat up.

New Tift Co. head football coach named

The decision from the school board is expected in a called meeting at 6 p.m.

  One year after the passing of Irwin County Head Football Coach Buddy Nobles

It’s been one year since beloved Irwin County Head Football Coach Buddy Nobles passed away from stomach cancer. He was the cornerstone of his team and community for many years.

Irwin County Indians look to return to the playoffs in 2021

The Irwin County Indians are gearing up for the 2021 baseball season. A team that’s seen plenty of Final Fours in recent years looking to make a return, despite the lack of experience on this young team.

The Crisp County Cougars take to the Diamond Den in the first week of the 2021 baseball season

The Diamond Den is finally seeing some action again. For the first time since March, the Crisp County Cougars are back on the field.

The Lee County Trojan’s baseball team hit the field for the first day of practice

The 2021 high school baseball season has arrived. Nearly 10 months after the 2020 season shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic excitement was at an all-time high as players took the field for the first day of practice in this new season.

War of the Border: One last chance for high school seniors to be seen by college scouts

Friday night, nearly 100 high school football players will come to South Georgia to suit up for the 12th annual All-Star War of the Border game. For many, it’ll be their last game.

  Irwin defends state title against Brooks

Irwin County defended their state title and win back-to-back titles for the first time in program history.

  Dougherty Trojans strengthen despite off the field challenges created by COVID-19

March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic devastated Dougherty County. Nearly 3,900 people in the area contracted the virus within 9 months. Businesses shut down, schools sent students home and the community was closed off forced to social distance.

  Brooks County Eyes Second State Title Under Maurice Freeman

The Brooks County Trojans are just one win away from clinching their first state title since 1994.

  Fitzgerald Hurricane looking to end state title drought next Tuesday

The 2020 Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes are the second team in program history to reach the title game as an undefeated team. Next Tuesday, the Canes have the chance to make history and end a long drought in Ben Hill County.

  Lee County Trojans, “We didn’t come this far to come this far”

The Lee County Trojans have made it back to the title game for the third time in four years. After a dominating win over Westlake in the semi-finals, the Trojans got right back to business Monday morning.

U-Save It Classic basketball tournament tips off Tuesday afternoon

The annual U-Save It Classic Basketball Tournament is now tipping off Tuesday afternoon. Monday, Taylor County dropped out of the event.

Game of the Week: Clinch County @ Brooks County

Out in Quitman, Brooks County is set to play host to Clinch County with a spot in the State Championship on the line.

Semi-finals: Friday night football scores and schedules

Off and on until 2012 where these two have met every single year since. Back in November, the Trojans won this one in dominant fashion 45-3. On Friday night, their season and title hopes are on the line.

Lee County ready to defend Trojan Field in the semi-finals

The Lee County Trojans are locked in, ready for another shot at a state championship. The Trojans are back home this week, hosting Lee County Trojansin the semi-finals.

Coach of the Week: Don Tison of Clinch County

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 Don Tison of Clinch County.

  The Coffee Trojans reload the buses for another road playoff game

It’s the week of the semi-finals and on the ballot are 10 southwest Georgia teams looking to punch their ticket to the title game. The 10-2 Coffee Trojans have never hoisted the state championship trophy, but they’re confident this will be the year.

Player of the Week: Marquavious Grady of Clinch County

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.

Longtime Monroe football coach steps down

Truitt is stepping down as head football coach, along with his duties as the health and physical education teacher.

  South Georgia Athletes Sign NLI As Early Signing Period Begins

The Early signing period for high school football players to officially ink the dotted line and take that next step opened Wednesday morning and South Georgia was well represented.

Play of the Week: Crisp County Cougars Pick-Six

The quarterfinals brought all the heat, Friday night. This week, the Crisp County Cougars take the Play of the Week.

Crisp County Head Football Coach says ‘This game right here is for all the marbles’

The Crisp County Cougars are in pursuit of the program’s first-ever state championship. In back-to-back seasons the Cougars are in the semi-finals ready to take down another team en route to Atlanta for the title game.

Game of the Week: Cedar Grove @ Crisp County

In Cordele, Crisp County faces their biggest game of the year for a couple of reasons. One, they don’t want to be watching the championship game from home, so a win is a must.

  Coach of the Week: Casey Soliday

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.

  Quarterfinals: Friday night football scores and schedules

Friday night features the season’s biggest rematch, two teams that met in the title game in 2019 meeting again for the third time in the quarterfinals.

Crisp Academy Wildcat signs National Letter of Intent with Georgia Southwestern

A Crisp Academy Wildcat saw her dreams come true Thursday afternoon.

Crisp County ready to even the score Friday night in the quarterfinals

Thursday night, the night before the quarterfinals. 12 southwest Georgia teams will take the gridiron Friday night in pursuit of the state title game.

Brooks County Trojans return to quarterfinals for second straight year

12 Southwest Georgia teams are still vying for a spot in Atlanta for the state championship. This week, all but two of those teams will be on the road for the quarterfinals.

Player of the Week: Colquitt County Packer Antwan Daniels

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.

The Lowndes Vikings ready to prove why they deserve a spot in Atlanta

High School football is heating up in South Georgia. Quarterfinal action is set to get underway on Friday night.

Irwin County Indians ready to make a statement in the quarterfinals

In Single-A Public the Irwin County Indians are in pursuit of back-to-back state titles.

Two Lady Trojans from Lee County Sign National Letters of Intent

Two Lady Trojans from Lee County are furthering their softball careers. In front of home plate, they both inked the dotted line and watched their dreams come true.

Team of the Week: Westwood Schools

The Westwood Wildcats are state champions! For the first time since 2011, the Cats are adding to their trophy case.

  Week 2 of playoffs: Friday night football scores and schedules

linch County and Pelham are meeting for the first time since 2009, Friday night.

Game of the Week: Clinch County @ Pelham

The site of our game of the week, Clinch county at Pelham eyes two programs that have seen a lot of success over the past decade and will meet on the field for the first time since 2009.

Coach of the Week: Dondrial Pinkins pf the Pelham 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. And This week’s Coach of the Week features Dondrial Pinkins of the Pelham Hornets.

Colquitt Co. QB out for season

He went in for surgery Wednesday.

Play of the Week: Brooks County Trojans returns punt for a touchdown

High school football is officially in the postseason this is when the big-time plays get even bigger. The Brooks County Trojans take the Play of the Week.

Tift County football coach steps down

Tifton’s Head Football Coach Ashley Anders has stepped down as the Blue Devils’ gridiron leader, according to the school system.

Team of the Week: Colquitt County Packers

8-0 for the first time since 2018, the Colquitt County Packers showed everyone why they’re one of the top teams in 7-A. Friday night they defended the hog pen and sent Brookwood packing.

Game of the Week: Tucker @ Lee County

Our Game of the week brings us to Leesburg, head coach Dean Fabrizio and the Trojans are gearing up for what they hope is another deep run and it begins Friday night at home as they host the Tigers from Tucker.

Week 1 of playoffs: Friday night football scores and schedules

This week’s Game of the Week puts the Lee County Trojans against the Tucker Tigers.

  Coach of the Week: Bill Murdock of the Terrell Academy Eagles

This week’s Coach of the Week, the final of the regular season features Bill Murdock of the Terrell Academy Eagles.

Team of the Week: Tiftarea Academy

Down in the Panther’s Pit, Tiftarea Academy put on one of their best performances of the season, Friday night. TA secured their first region win of the year against Valwood which ensured their season would continue this week.

Some first round GHSA playoffs to be played Saturday

The GHSA said all other classifications will play on Friday, Nov. 27, as previously scheduled.

  Week 12: Friday night football scores and schedules

This week, SGA is making the trip to Terrell Academy for a date with the Eagles.

Game of the Week: SGA @ Terrell Academy

Two G-I-S-A teams going to war as S-G-A makes the trip to Terrell Academy for a date with the Eagles.