Ken Gustafson, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

Sports

GSW soccer teams earn 0-0 draws against Lander on Homecoming

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Both the Georgia Southwestern State University men’s and women’s soccer teams competed extremely hard and turned in strong showings, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, September 26, 2022 2:19 pm

Sports

Furlow Charter Lady Falcons Softball off to great start

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Furlow Charter Lady Falcons Softball team (FC) has gotten off to a great start in 2022. Having completed ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, September 26, 2022 12:10 pm

Sports

Wildcat defense dominates in Schley County’s victory at Macon County

MONTEZUMA, GA – It has been said that defense wins championships, particularly in the sport of football. While offense is still necessary for winning, this ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, September 24, 2022 1:29 am

education

Georgia House Study Committee hosts meeting at SGTC on State and Local Law Enforcement Salaries

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Members of the Georgia House Study Committee on State and Local Law Enforcement Salaries met with local and state ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 23, 2022 12:01 pm

education

SGTC employees give generously to Foundation TechForce 2022 Fund Drive

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College faculty and staff kicked off the internal portion of the SGTC Foundation’s 2022 TechForce ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 23, 2022 11:45 am

education

Former SGTC assistant coach Demetrius Colson joins PCC as women’s basketball JUCO ambassador

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Former South Georgia Technical College and Georgia Highland’s assistant women’s basketball coach Demetrius Colson has been named as the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 23, 2022 11:20 am

education

Culinary Arts Advisory Committee Meets at SGTC

From Staff Reports Americus – The South Georgia Technical College Culinary Arts program advisory committee met recently in The Landings Culinary Arts Dining Room on ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 22, 2022 3:35 pm

Sports

Lady Wildcats sweep Macon County in doubleheader

From Staff Reports   ELLAVILLE – The Schley County Lady Wildcats Softball Team (SCHS) snapped its three-game losing streak on Tuesday, September 20 by drubbing ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 22, 2022 2:55 pm

News

Area Beat Report September 21 to 22

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Peters, Jessica Monique, 32, Driving while license suspended or revoked – Misdemeanor Spivey, Cory Jovan, 25, Driving while license suspended ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 22, 2022 1:57 pm

Sports

Hurricanes fall at Young Harris in dominating fashion

From Staff Reports   YOUNG HARRIS, GA – The Georgia Southwestern State University Men’s Soccer Team (GSW) made the trip up to the North Georgia ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 22, 2022 1:17 pm

Sports

Lady Hurricanes play to 1-1 draw against Dalton State

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Women’s Soccer Team (GSW) took a 1-0 lead in the 59th minute of its ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:25 pm

Sports

Seven-run fifth inning propels Lady Raiders to victory over Brookwood

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – After their 12-4 defeat at the hands of First Presbyterian Day School on Monday, September 19, the Southland Academy ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:02 am

Sports

Great Day for Furlow Charter at Marion County Invitational Meet

From Staff Reports     BUENA VISTA, GA – Saturday, September 17 was a great day for both the Furlow Charter (FC) Falcons and Lady ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 4:33 pm

News

Area Beat Report September 19 and 20

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Boyce, Micahel Edgar (Bonded Out), 47, Failure to Appear Cannon, Wesley Pernell (In Jail), 24, Entering Automobile/criminal Trespass ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 2:09 pm

Sports

Raiders fall to Warriors in Damascus

  From Staff Reports   DAMASCUS, GA – Having won a hard-fought victory over Gatewood in Eatonton the week before, the Southland Academy Football Team ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 8:55 pm

Sports

Wildcats take care of Central Talbotton on Homecoming Night

ELLAVILLE – It did not take long for the Schley County High School Football Team (SCHS) to establish itself and to show in decisive fashion ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, September 19, 2022 2:19 pm

education

Americus Mayor signs proclamation declaring Thursday, September 22 as GSW’s Day of Giving

By Chelsea Collins   AMERICUS – On September 15, Americus Mayor Lee Kinnamon signed a proclamation announcing Thursday, September 22, 2022 as the fourth annual ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 16, 2022 5:56 am

education

‘Going the Extra Mile @ South Georgia Tech’ is theme for SGTC Foundation TechForce 2022 Fund Drive

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – “Going the Extra Mile @ South Georgia Tech” is the theme for the South Georgia Technical College Foundation’s 2022 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 16, 2022 5:40 am

Sports

Panthers unable to stop running game in loss to Northside-Columbus

COLUMBUS – The Sumter County Panthers (1-3) struggled to stop the running attack of the Northside-Columbus Patriots (NHS), more specifically the running attack of NHS ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 16, 2022 5:21 am

Sports

Lozano’s goal and assist lead Hurricanes to big win at Clayton State

From Staff Reports   MORROW, GA – GSW redshirt freshman forward Alexander Lozano scored a goal and tallied an assist to help lead the Georgia ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 15, 2022 5:45 pm

Sports

GSW Women’s Soccer Team earns program’s largest margin of victory over PBC opponent

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Women’s Soccer Team (GSW) defeated the Albany State Lady Golden Rams 4-0 at Hurricane ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 15, 2022 5:18 pm

Local news

Sumter County BOC approves list of roads selected for radar detectors by Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

AMERICUS – At its September Work Session held on Tuesday, September 12, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted unanimously to approve a list ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 15, 2022 4:41 pm

Sports

Lady Wildcats fall to Perry In extra innings

ELLAVILLE – In the bottom of the sixth inning of Schley County’s rematch against Perry (PHS), the Lady Wildcats (SCHS) trailed 6-2 before scoring four ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, September 14, 2022 10:54 pm

News

Area Beat Report September 7 through 12

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Brown, James, 41, Disorderly Conduct Glover, Dejean Dewayne, 30, Theft by receiving property stolen in another state – felony/DUI-Refusal/Reckless Conduct ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 9:44 pm

Sports

Furlow Charter Lady Falcons finish fifth at Lee County Invitational

LESBURG, GA – The Furlow Charter Lady Falcons Cross Country Team (FC) turned in a fifth place finish in the team standings at the annual ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 8:29 pm

Local news

Area Beat Report September 6

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Garry, Wyshennica Monique (In Jail), 30, Criminal Damage to Property – 2nd degree Kitchens, Treyvon (In Jail), 21, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, September 12, 2022 10:25 pm

Sports

Schley County Lady Wildcats fall to Hawkinsville in pitchers’ duel

From Staff Reports   HAWKINSVILLE, GA – The Schley County Lady Wildcats Softball Team (SCHS) could not get its offense on track against Hawkinsville starting ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, September 12, 2022 9:23 pm

Sports

Lady Hurricanes open PBC play with loss at North Georgia

From Staff Reports   DAHLONEGA, GA – The Georgia Southwestern State University Women’s Soccer Team (GSW) traveled up to Dahlonega, GA in hopes beginning Peach ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, September 12, 2022 8:44 pm

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