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More tickets punched for Championship Saturday in DHBSL Playoffs

AMERICUS – Four more spots were filled up for Championship Saturday in the Dwight Harris Basketball Summer League (DHBSL) Playoffs on Thursday, July 29 at ... Read more

2 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

14U Baylor and UCLA move on, as does 17U Gonzaga in DHBSL Playoffs

AMERICUS – For some teams in the Dwight Harris Basketball Summer League (DHBSL), the road to Championship Saturday became a little shorter Wednesday evening, July ... Read more

2 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

11U Houston and Arkansas teams both advance to second round in DHBSL Playoffs

AMERICUS – The 11U Houston Cougars and the 11U Arkansas Razorbacks both claimed victories in the first round of the 11U Dwight Harris Basketball Summer ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Georgia Southwestern State Women’s Basketball Program to host upcoming Basketball Camp

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Women’s Basketball Team will be hosting a basketball camp for kids from Kindergarten all ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Trio of GSW golfers receive PING All-America Distinction

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) men’s golfers Chase McLain, Saksit Jairak and Jack Tharrington have received 2021 NCAA Division II ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County and Southland football teams compete in seven-on-seven camp at Marion County

BUENA VISTA, GA – On Thursday, July 22, members of the Sumter County (formerly Americus-Sumter) and Southland Academy high school football teams, along with teams ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former SGTC Jets Jae Crowder is the penultimate role player searching for validation in the NBA playoffs

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Former South Georgia Technical College Jets basketball player Jae Crowder was featured in an article by Taylor Lee, ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW places 92 student-athletes on Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) placed 92 student-athletes on the 2020-21 Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll, which was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County 10U All-Stars get swept in Final Four of State Tournament

From Staff Reports   COCHRAN, GA – Having clinched a spot in the Final Four of the Dixie Youth Division II State Tournament the weekend ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Exciting DHBSL action takes place on Saturday as regular season draws to a close

AMERICUS – As the Dwight Harris Basketball Summer League’s (DHBSL) regular season comes to a close and the postseason approaches, the teams in all the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets top two-year WBCA Academic Top Team Honor Roll

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College and the 2020 – 2021 Lady Jets Basketball Team tied with Miles Community College ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former GSW standout pitcher Tucker Smith honing his craft with Houston Apollos

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Former Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) starting pitcher Tucker Smith has been honing his craft at the professional level ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County 10U All-Stars advance to Dixie Youth state semifinals

By Brett Morgan   COCHRAN, GA – The Schley County 10U All-Star Baseball Team (SCAS) competed this past weekend in the Dixie Youth Division II ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Travelers claim second straight national title by winning the 16U Perfect Game Gulf Coast World Series

From Staff Reports   GULF SHORES, AL – For the second straight year, the Americus Travelers Baseball Club (ATB) has claimed a national championship. They ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Close games down to the wire and a winner at the buzzer on Friday’s DHBSL action

AMERICUS – At the Americus-Sumter Ninth Grade Academy on Friday, July 9, basketball fans were treated to four exciting games that went down to the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lamb allows just two hits in Travelers’ shutout victory over Wow Factor

From Staff Reports   GULF SHORES, AL – Americus Travelers (ATB) starting pitcher Owen Lamb pitched five scoreless innings and struck out seven batters while ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Travelers earn a win and a tie on Day 2 of the Perfect Game World Series

From Staff Reports   GULF SHORES, AL – After dropping a 2-1 decision to the Wow Factor 16U club on Wednesday, the Americus Travelers (ATB) ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lamb and Lacey combine to toss no hitter in Travelers’ first game at Perfect Game World Series

From Staff Reports   GULF SHIRES, AL – Americus Travelers (ATB) pitchers Owen Lamb and Gavin Lacey combined to throw a no hitter in the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Times-Recorder Sports Editor Ken Gustafson participates in Atlanta’s 4th of July tradition: The Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA – For the last 51 years, the city of Atlanta has enjoyed an annual tradition on the Fourth of July:  the running of the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

17U Baylor squad holds off UCLA in DHBSL action

AMERICUS – The game looked as if it had overtime written all over it, but Ty’quan Robinson’s three-point attempt to tie the game rolled in ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Travelers roll through Hoschton and claim Big Game Northeast Georgia Invitational

From Staff Reports   HOSCHTON, GA – The Americus Travelers Baseball Team (ATB) appears to be unstoppable. They traveled up to Hoschton, GA just north ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Gymnast Zoey Brassell wins AAU National Championship

From Staff Reports   SAVANNAH – Four members of the Sumter County Gymnastics Team (SCGT) traveled to Savannah, GA to compete in the AAU Gymnastics ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

10U Sumter County All-Stars claim the county’s first GRPA State Title in baseball since 1990

AMERICUS – It took having to win three straight games in the hot summer sun, but in the end, the 10U Sumter County All-Star Baseball ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Blanchard’s walk-off single in extra innings moves Sumter County past Lyons

AMERICUS – It has been said that sports doesn’t build character. It reveals character. On Thursday afternoon, June 24, the character of the 10U Sumter ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

10U Sumter County All-Stars take two of three games to open GRPA State Tournament

AMERICUS – The 10U Sumter County All-Star Baseball Team, known affectionately as the “SC Bomb Squad”, got off to a great start by winning two ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former Schley County baseball star Chase Patrick is headed to the CWS

From Staff Reports   ELLAVILLE, GA – Former Schley County standout and current Mississippi State senior right-handed pitcher Chase Patrick is headed with his Bulldog ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County 8U All-Stars win GRPA District 3 Tournament

From Staff Reports   THOMASVILLE, GA – It took a couple of days involving rained out games, but the Sumter County 8U All-Star Baseball Team ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Jets’ Guard Veronica Charles signs with Stony Brook (NY)

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) sophomore guard Veronica Charles has signed a letter of intent to continue her ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

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