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Panthers cool off Red Devils in Jackson

From Staff Reports   JACKSON, GA – After getting off to a really slow start in this game, the Americus-Sumter Panthers (ASHS) started to play ... Read more

13 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Panthers win hard-fought battle at Jackson

From Staff Reports   JACKSON, GA – The Americus-Sumter Girls’ Basketball Team (ASHS) was able to keep pace with Upson-Lee in the Region 2-AAA standings ... Read more

14 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders extend winning streak to six with win at Westfield

From Staff Reports   PERRY, GA – The Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) extended their winning streak to six games when they traveled up to Perry ... Read more

14 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

Turnovers doom Lady Wildcats at Taylor County

BUTLER, GA – After their 44-43 loss to Central Talbotton last Friday, the Schley County Lady Wildcats (SCHS) came into Tuesday night’s Region 5 A-Public ... Read more

16 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

First half explosion from Taylor County too much for Wildcats

BUTLER, GA – At one point in the first quarter, the Schley County Wildcats were tied 10-10 with Taylor County (TC), but over the next ... Read more

17 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

Columnist Loran Smith on the life and legacy of the late baseball great Henry Aaron

Hammering Hank   When it came to hitting homeruns, Hank Aaron was to “the manor born.” His familial origins, however, were not. His extraordinary ability ... Read more

2 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County Wildcats and Lady Wildcats come up short by one point

From Staff Reports   TALBOTTON, GA – After having to suspend basketball for nearly a month due to COVID-19 issues, both the Schley County Wildcat ... Read more

2 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Hurricanes earn hard-fought win over Flagler in overtime

From Staff Reports   ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – With 18 seconds left in overtime, Lex Chatman drained her fourth three-pointer of the game that gave ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Hurricanes lose to Flagler in battle for first place

From Staff Reports   AUGUSTINE, FL – The Georgia Southwestern State University men’s basketball team (GSW) had its three-game winning streak snapped with an 84-77 ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Storr named Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week

From Staff Reports   AUGUSTA, GA – Georgia Southwestern women’s basketball player Jaleah Storr was named Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week. ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Lady Jets upset fourth-ranked Shelton State

From Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets (SGTC) upset the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Panthers rebound from loss with win over Peach County

AMERICUS – On Friday evening, January 22, the Americus-Sumter Lady Panther Basketball Team (ASHS) found itself in a highly unusual and highly unpleasant position. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

After loss at Upson-Lee, Panthers rebound with win over Peach County

AMERICUS – The Americus-Sumter Panthers (ASHS) had their six-game winning streak snapped by Upson-Lee (ULHS) in a 60-55 Region 2-AAA loss in Thomaston on Friday, ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Solid defense and balanced scoring lead to victory for Lady Raiders

AMERICUS – The Southland Academy Lady Raider Basketball Team (SAR) did what they normally do in their 52-26 GISA Region 3-AAA victory over Brookwood (BKW) ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders use offensive explosion in second half to overwhelm Brookwood

AMERICUS – Led by seniors Owen Exley and Max Foster, who each scored 15 second half points, the Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) went on a ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Jets move to 2 – 0 with second straight shellacking of New Horizon Prep

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – After defeating New Horizon Prep 84-31 to open its season on Wednesday, January 20, the South Georgia Tech ... Read more

6 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

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

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

7 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

In spite of Chatman’s 27 points, Lady Hurricanes fall at Clayton State

From Staff Reports   MORROW, GA – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) junior guard Lex Chatman scored a career-high 27 points against Clayton State University ... Read more

7 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lakers get lapped by Hurricanes

From Staff Reports   MORROW, GA – The Georgia Southwestern State University men’s basketball team (GSW) picked up its third consecutive win with a 73-57 ... Read more

7 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Jets fall to nationally ranked Tallahassee Community College Eagles; Lady Jets win big

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Jets dropped a hard fought 84 – 68 decision to the nationally-ranked ... Read more

7 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Furlow Charter Wrestling Team turns in strong showing at Area 1-A Team Duals

From Staff Reports   ROBERTA, GA – The Furlow Charter Varsity Wrestling Team turned in a strong showing at the Area 1-A Team Duals, which ... Read more

7 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Panthers grind out win at Peach County

From Staff Reports   FORT VALLEY, GA – It was not the typical high-scoring game that the Americus-Sumter Panthers are use to, but nevertheless, ASHS ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Panthers earn hard-fought Region 2-AAA victory at Peach County

From Staff Reports   FORT VALLEY, GA – The Americus-Sumter Lady Panther Basketball Team (ASHS) got double-digit scoring from three players en route to a ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

McCain posts double-double to lead Lady Raiders past Tiftarea Academy

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Southland Academy (SAR) senior forward Holly McCain came ready to play Tuesday night. This was evident in the fact ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders use dribble penetration in lopsided victory over Tiftarea Academy

AMERICUS – After a slow start in the first quarter, the Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) decided to implement a strategy of taking the ball to ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Jets and Lady Jets kick off 2021 basketball season at home Wednesday

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Jets and Lady Jets will kick off the 2021 basketball season at home ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

New COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced at Americus-Sumter home basketball games

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Sumter County, the Sumter County Board of Education has decided ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Panthers ground Eagles in Lee County MLK Classic

From Staff Reports   LEESBURG, GA – After their thrilling 64-63 victory over Crisp County on Saturday, the Americus-Sumter Boys Varsity Basketball Team (ASHS) came ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

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