Ken Gustafson, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

Local News

Area Beat Report February 29, 20204

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Braye, Laquintin Lavez (In Jail), 32, Conspiracy to commit a felony Brown, Natashia Lekeish (Bonded Out), 42, Failure ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, March 1, 2024 2:11 pm

Sports

Lady Hurricanes Rally to Win in OT, Capture Consecutive PBC Titles

From Staff Reports   MORROW, GA – The 10th-ranked Georgia Southwestern State University women’s basketball team rallied from 10 points down with 3:45 remaining in ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, March 1, 2024 1:32 pm

Sports

McCollum earns NCBWA Division II National Pitcher of the Week

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University senior right-handed pitcher Nick McCollum has been named the NCAA Division II National Pitcher of ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, March 1, 2024 1:13 pm

Sports

Jets overcome 18-point deficit to beat South Georgia State

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Sophomore guard Deonte Williams scored 31 points to lead the South Georgia Technical College Jets to a come from ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, March 1, 2024 12:59 pm

Sports

Sumter County tennis teams earn split against Hawkinsville

AMERICUS – The Sumter County boys and girls tennis teams (SCHS) were able to earn a split against Hawkinsville (HHS) on Thursday at the Sumter ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, March 1, 2024 12:43 pm

Sports

Clark’s home run propels Wildcats past Harris County

ELLAVILLE – After their 20-6 thrashing of Marion County the day before, the Schley County Wildcats (SCHS) took the field at Wildcat Park on Wednesday ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, February 29, 2024 3:10 pm

Sports

Southland tennis teams sweep Hawkinsville

AMERICUS – The Southland Academy boys and girls tennis teams both earned victories over Hawkinsville. The Raiders won by the score of 5-0 and the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:35 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report February 28, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Burnam, Ronald James (In Jail), 39, Hold for Macon County Hubbard, Daisy (In Jail), 54, Failure to Appear ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, February 29, 2024 1:27 pm

Local news

Area Beat Report February 26, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Fuller, Jeremi Jerod (In Jail), 35, Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute Johnson, Adrian Alexander (Bonded Out), ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 1:59 pm

Sports

Jets, Lady Jets secure GCAA wins over Southern Crescent

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets set a new all-time record for most points scored in a ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 1:10 pm

Sports

SGTC Lady Jet Vera Gunaydin earns GCAA Player of Week honors

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS –  South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Lady Jet Vera Gunaydin was selected as the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:42 pm

Sports

Sumter County tennis teams earn sweep over Monroe

From Staff Reports   ALBANY – Both the Sumter County boys and girls tennis teams earned wins over Monroe on Monday. The Lady Panthers won ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, February 26, 2024 7:14 pm

Sports

Schley County Lady Wildcats’ season comes to an end with loss to Greenforest Academy

From Staff Reports     LITHONIA, GA – The Schley County Lady Wildcats’ season came to an end Wednesday, as they lost to Greenforest Academy ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, February 26, 2024 6:43 pm

Local news

Area Beat Report February 23 through 25, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Calloway, Dayton Rashard (Time Served), 33, Weekender Cochran, Kacey, Jacollin (transferred to another jail), 21, Holding for Houston ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, February 26, 2024 6:30 pm

Sports

GSW Baseball Team sweeps #4 ranked Indianapolis

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University baseball team completed a three-game series sweep of No. 4 University of Indianapolis over ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, February 26, 2024 5:07 pm

Sports

Numerous personal records and a school record broken at the Alice Coachman High School Invitational

From Staff Reports     ALBANY, GA – The Furlow Charter boys and girls track and field teams opened up the regular season on a ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, February 26, 2024 4:27 pm

Sports

Southland’s Grady Young signs Clay Targets Scholarship with Emmanuel University

AMERICUS – Southland Academy senior Grady Young signed a scholarship to compete in Clay Targets at Emmanuel University, an NCAA Division 2 school in Franklin ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, February 26, 2024 3:22 pm

Sports

Errors prove costly in Wildcats’ loss to Worth County

ELLAVILLE – The Schley County varsity baseball team (SCHS) was hoping to improve its record to 4-0 on Friday when the Wildcats faced Worth County, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, February 26, 2024 12:20 pm

Sports

Lady Panthers’ season comes to an end with loss at Central (Macon)

From Staff Reports   MACON – The Sumter County Lady Panthers’ season came to an end Friday, as they were defeated by Central (Macon) 51-24 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, February 26, 2024 10:31 am

Sports

Panthers’ season comes to an end with loss to Southwest Macon

AMERICUS –The Sumter County Panthers (SCHS) were hoping to continue their magical run through the playoffs with a home win over Southwest Macon (SWM). Unfortunately ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, February 26, 2024 10:05 am

Local news

Area Beat Report February 22, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bishop, Anna Marie (Bonded Out), 36, Failure to Appear Boyd, Raheem Hasson (In Jail), 36, Back for court ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, February 23, 2024 3:03 pm

Sports

Sumter County tennis teams earn split at Crisp County

From Staff Reports   CORDELE – The Sumter County boys and girls tennis teams traveled over to Cordele on Thursday to compete against the Crisp ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, February 23, 2024 2:16 pm

Sports

GSW upsets #10 North Georgia

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University men’s basketball team (GSW) overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to upset 10th-ranked University of ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, February 22, 2024 4:57 pm

Sports

Lady Jets Defeat Georgia Highlands 101-63

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets jumped out to an early lead and never relinquished it, as they ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, February 22, 2024 3:07 pm

Local news

Area Beat Report February 21, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Arnold, Walter Edward (In Jail), 42, Identity Theft/Driving while license suspended or revoked/Seat Belt Violation/Giving false name, address ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, February 22, 2024 2:33 pm

Sports

Lady Panthers get by Thomson in first round of state playoffs

AMERICUS – At the end of the third quarter, the Sumter County Lady Panthers (SCHS) had a 35-28 lead, but the Thomson Lady Bulldogs went ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, February 22, 2024 1:45 pm

Sports

Panthers edge out Laney in first round of state playoffs

AMERICUS – The Sumter County Panthers (SCHS) were able to make enough plays down the stretch to edge out the Laney Wildcats (LHS) by the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, February 22, 2024 12:47 pm

Sports

Sumter County tennis teams earn sweep of Furlow Charter

AMERICUS – Both the Sumter County boys’ and girls’ tennis teams (SCHS) were able to earns wins over Furlow Charter on Tuesday at the Sumter ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 4:45 pm

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