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Sports

Lady Panthers volleyball team sweeps Randolph-Clay rather easily

AMERICUS – The Sumter County High School Girls’ Volleyball Team had an easy time of it with Randolph-Clay (RCHS), as the Lady Panthers scored eight ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 9:06 pm

Sports

Sumter County Football Team’s game at Central (Macon) postponed due to COVID-19 issue

AMERICUS – The Sumter County High School Varsity Football Team (SCHS) was scheduled to play its first GHSA Region 2-AAA contest at Central (Macon) on ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 3:41 pm

News

Area Beat Report 9/3 to 9/7

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Barron, Stephen Bernard (In Jail), 45, Theft By Shoplifting/Failure to Appear Bess, Derrick Jermaine (In Jail), 46, Theft ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 2:05 pm

Sports

Wildcats’ domination on both sides of the ball results in rout of Wilcox County

From Staff Reports     ROCHELLE, GA – The Schley County Wildcat Football Team went into Rochelle, GA and totally dominated Wilcox County on both ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, September 6, 2021 11:04 pm

Sports

Collins’ three interceptions a major factor in Raiders’ victory over Deerfield-Windsor

From Staff Reports   ALBANY – Southland Academy (SAR) senior DB/RB Hudson Collins had the game of his life in the Raiders’ 16-14 win at ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, September 4, 2021 6:01 pm

Sports

Worth County’s Cooper to Weaver connection wreaks havoc for Sumter County in loss to Rams

AMERICUS – Worth County quarterback Chip Cooper and wide receiver Parker Weaver linked up for three touchdowns to help lead the Rams to a 34-7 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, September 4, 2021 5:26 pm

Sports

GSW Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams “light up” the scoreboard with opening night sweep

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) men’s and women’s soccer teams completed an opening night sweep over Middle Georgia ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 3, 2021 3:33 pm

News

Area Beat Report 9/2 to 9/3

Americus PD Media Incident Summary 9/2 312 Poplar St. at Holley Grocery Store at 3:12 p.m., Criminal Trespass 327 McCoy St. at 5:04 p.m., Disorderly ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 3, 2021 2:27 pm

Sports

Raiders unable to solve McCard in loss at Tiftarea

CHULA, GA – The Southland Academy Softball Team (SAR) made every conceivable effort to solve the speed and the skill of Tiftarea Academy Pitcher Pyper ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 10:29 pm

News

Area Beat Report 9/1 to 9/2/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Clark, Anna Marie (In Jail), 28, Theft By Taking – Felony Washington, Tony Randal (In Jail), 56, Criminal ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 4:36 pm

News

SGTC to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, September 14

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Tuesday, September 14, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 3:33 pm

Sports

Wildcats Softball Team dominates Hawkinsville in sweep of doubleheader

From Staff Reports   HAWKINSVILLE, GA – The Schley County Wildcat Softball Team (SCHS) exploded for a total of 20 runs on 23 hits in ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 2:29 pm

Sports

Sumter County Volleyball falls in straight sets to Peach County and Chattahoochee County

FORT VALLEY, GA – The Sumter County Lady Panther Volleyball Team made the 47 mile trek up to Fort Valley, GA on Wednesday, September 1 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 12:48 am

Sports

Lady Panthers’ Volleyball Team falls to Crisp County in “Battle of the Flint”

AMERICUS – After scoring a 3-2 victory over Mitchell County for their first win of the season the day before, the Sumter County High School ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 3:19 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 8/30 to 8/31

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Dean, Devan Allen (In Jail), 26, Theft By Taking – Felony Johnson, Roderick Dantrell (In Jail), 39, City ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 8:40 pm

Sports

Southland’s softball game against Terrell Academy postponed

AMERICUS – The Southland Academy Raider Softball Team was supposed to host Terrell Academy at 4 p.m. today, but due to inclement weather, the game ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 1:55 pm

News

Area Beat Report 8/26 to 8/29

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Calloway, Antonio Germaine, 39, Weekender Gosa, Robert Martin (Bonded Out), 48, Disorderly Conduct House, Michael Brandon (Released), 36, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, August 30, 2021 11:23 pm

Sports

Wojnar’s walk-off RBI single helps Raiders’ softball earn split with Gatewood

AMERICUS – In the bottom of the fifth inning of Game 2 of a doubleheader between Southland Academy (SAR) and the Gatewood School (GWS), the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, August 30, 2021 9:27 pm

Sports

Southland’s Burrell and Schley County’s Howard finish third and fourth respectively to highlight area runners at Southland Raider Run

AMERICUS – Southland Academy Senior Jadie Burrell finished in third place in the varsity girls’ race and Schley County Senior Dustin Howard turned in a ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, August 30, 2021 6:01 pm

Sports

Rough first half leads to loss for Panthers in season opener

AMERICUS – The Sumter County High School Panthers (SCHS) finally got to hit the football field for real on Friday night, August 27, when they ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, August 28, 2021 1:31 am

News

Lunneborg says partial vaccination rate in Sumter County up by 2%, but more vaccinations needed

By Ken Gustafson     AMERICUS – In her weekly COVID update that was streamed on the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center Facebook Page on Friday, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, August 27, 2021 5:12 pm

Sports

GSW’s Chris Salamatou named to Peach Belt’s Preseason All-Conference Team

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University junior forward Chris Salamatou has been named to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Preseason ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, August 27, 2021 3:44 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 8/25 to 8/27

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Jackson, Christopher Monroe (In Jail), 18, City Probation Peeples, Jason Lenard (Bonded Out), 28, Failure to Appear Sammas, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, August 27, 2021 2:17 pm

Sports

Lady Raiders unable to generate offense in loss to Valwood

From Staff Reports VALDOSTA – Fresh off it’s 16-8 victory over Brookwood on Monday, August 23, the Southland Academy Lady Raider Softball Team (SAR) made ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, August 27, 2021 1:59 am

Sports

Wildcats rebound with strong offensive output in rout of Manchester

From Staff Reports   MANCHESTER, GA – After suffering a heartbreaking 4-3 loss at Veterans on Monday, August 23, the Schley County Wildcats Softball Team ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, August 26, 2021 11:53 pm

News

TCSG, GaDOE agreement will allow students to receive college credit for identified high school Career Pathways

By Pat Peacock   ATLANTA – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) have collaborated to develop statewide ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 5:44 pm

News

Area Beat Report 8/20 to 8/24

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Brunning, Timothy Luke (In Jail), 30, Aggravated Assault Clark, Cornelius Veron (Weekender), 46, Drug Court follow up Dice, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 5:26 pm

Sports

Raiders unable to generate offense in loss to Terrell Academy

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Southland Academy Football Team (SAR) came into its season opener against Terrell Academy (TA) on Friday, August 20 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 3:06 am

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