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Ken Gustafson, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

Sports

Lady Panthers Flag Football Team earns split with Kendrick and St. Anne-Pacelli

AMERICUS – The Sumter County High School Girls’ Flag Football Team (2-1) defeated Kendrick 20-12, but we’re thoroughly dominated by St. Anne-Pacelli (4-1) in the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:34 pm

News

Area Beat Report 10/26 to 10/27

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bridges, Mary Juanita (In Jail), 57, Aggravated Assault Devane, Raymond Loren (In Jail), 41, Failure to Appear Douglas, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:39 pm

Sports

Furlow XC teams win region and Schley teams finish as region runners-up

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – It was a great day for both the Furlow Charter (FC) and Schley County (SCHS) boys and girls ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:15 pm

community

Area Beat Report 10/25 to 10/26

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Evans, Shannon Tavrous (In Jail), 44, Theft By Deception/Financial Transaction-Card Fraud/Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute/Illegal possession ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 4:39 pm

Sports

GSW Lady Hurricanes get drubbed by 10th-ranked Columbus State

From Staff Reports     COLUMBUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Women’s Soccer Team (GSW) made the 65-mile trek to Columbus hoping to pull ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 25, 2021 10:40 pm

Sports

Hurricanes fall to Lander University in final home match of the season

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Men’s Soccer Team (GSW) fell 1-0 to the Lander University Bearcats Saturday night, October ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 25, 2021 10:04 pm

Sports

SGTC’s Lady Jets ranked ninth in nation in NJCAA preseason poll

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets were ranked ninth in the nation in the National Junior College ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 25, 2021 9:31 pm

Sports

Southland Academy XC Boys earn Region Championship and Lady Raiders finish third

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – The Southland Academy Boys’ XC (Cross Country) team won the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Region 3-AAA Championship ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 25, 2021 8:56 pm

News

Area Beat Report 10/22 to 10/24

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bacon, Taylor Diane (In Jail), 19, False report of a crime Britt, Shammus Jarrod (In Jail), 39, Aggravated ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 25, 2021 6:24 pm

Sports

Raiders dominate Valiants in Valdosta

From Staff Reports   VALDOSTA – The Southland Academy Raider Football Team (SAR) traveled down to Valdosta, GA on Friday, October 22, and defeated the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 25, 2021 5:51 pm

Sports

Schley’s Kanazawa leads Wildcats to thrilling come-from-behind victory over Chattahoochee County

From Staff Reports     ELLAVILLE – The Schley County Wildcats (SCHS) capped off a thrilling back-and-forth affair against the undefeated Panthers of Chattahoochee County ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, October 25, 2021 3:05 pm

Sports

Gators dominate Bulldogs to win 8U SCPRD championship

AMERICUS – Running Back Avienn Gonzales scored three touchdowns and Caden Jordan scored another touchdown on an 80-yard run from scrimmage to lead the 8U ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:50 pm

Sports

Bulldogs 12U football team wins the 12U Championship in low-scoring affair

AMERICUS – Thanks to a 55-yard rushing touchdown from scrimmage by Austin Davis, as well as Davis’s successful two-point conversion, the 12U Georgia Bulldogs defeated ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Sunday, October 24, 2021 1:22 am

Sports

Paul scores three touchdowns to lead Bama to SCPRD 10U Championship

AMERICUS – 10U Alabama Crimson Tide running back Malik Paul scored three rushing touchdowns, including the winning score in overtime, to lead the 10U Crimson ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, October 23, 2021 8:29 pm

Local News

Americus Woman Arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine

From the Georgia Bureau Investigation (GBI)   AMERICUS – On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the GBI Southwestern Regional Drug Enforcement Office and Americus Police Department ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, October 23, 2021 11:59 am

Sports

Cougars overwhelm Panthers on Homecoming Night at Crisp County

CORDELE – Both the Crisp County Cougars (CC) and the Sumter County Panthers (SCHS) came into Friday night’s Homecoming game at Crisp County with the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, October 23, 2021 2:50 am

News

Twenty GSW students selected for President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program

By Chelsea Collins, GSW’s Director of Marketing and Communications, Department of University Relations   AMERICUS — Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has named twenty freshmen ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, October 22, 2021 5:14 pm

Local News

Area beat Report 10/19 to 10/21

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bernard, Stephanie Suzette (In Jail), 40, Housing for Richland PD Bentley, Jasiuana Iykia (Bonded Out), 21, Being extremely ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, October 22, 2021 3:00 pm

Sports

GSW Women’s Soccer defeats Albany State in second meeting of the season

From Staff Reports   ALBANY — The Georgia Southwestern women’s soccer team defeated the Albany State University Rams 2-0 on Wednesday night, October 20, at ASU. The ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, October 22, 2021 12:22 am

Sports

Hurricanes lose a Heartbreaker at Young Harris

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Men’s Soccer Team gave the Young Harris College Mountain Lions another tough test as ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:54 pm

business

Job Fair Held at South Georgia Tech

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) and The Staffing People, a staffing and human resources company in Americus, recently joined ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:16 pm

education

SGTC Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Day

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Student Government Association (SGA) recently sponsored Breast Cancer Awareness Day on the SGTC ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:02 pm

Sports

Schley County’s season comes to an end at the hands of ECI

TWIN CITY, GA – The Schley County Wildcats Softball Team (SCHS) made the 149-mile trip to Twin City, GA with the hopes of pulling off ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:28 pm

Sports

Sumter County Middle School Football Team defeats Lee County East in high-scoring affair to win the Deep South Conference Championship

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – In a battle of two undefeated football teams, the Sumter County Middle School Panthers (SCMS) hosted the Lee County ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 4:07 pm

Lifestyles

Americus Bike Week is this week: October 18-22

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling would like to remind everyone in the city of Americus that the week of October 18-22 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:49 pm

education

SGTC receives $1,029,733 grant to assist students

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President John Watford, Ph.D. announced that South Georgia Tech has been awarded a $1,029,733 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:44 pm

Sports

Sells leads Hurricanes on Day 1 of Copperhead Championship

From Staff Reports   INNISBROOK, FL — The 10th-ranked Georgia Southwestern men’s golf team posted a 21-over 589 on Monday in the opening two rounds of the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:00 pm

News

Area Beat Report 10/18

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Hamilton, Mariah (Bonded Out), 21, DUI-Alcohol Moore, William Clinton (Bonded Out), 20, Criminal Trespass/Probation Violation Turner, Esther Christell ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:22 pm

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