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Former SGTC Jets basketball player distinguishing himself at Texas A&M

From Staff Reports   COLLEGE STATION, TX – Jamie McNeilly was the starting point guard for the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) men’s basketball team ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Travelers’ comeback bid falls short against eventual champions Atlanta Lightning

POWDER SPRINGS, GA – After winning their first two games in convincing fashion on Friday, June 19, the Americus Travelers 15U All-Star baseball team (ATB) ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Travelers take first two games at Training Legends Blowout

POWDER SPRINGS, GA – The 15U Americus Travelers Baseball Team (ATB) made the return trip to Praise Academy in Powder Springs, GA and won the ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Travelers take four of five games to win Training Legends Georgia State Tournament

From Staff Reports     POWDER SPRINGS, GA – The Americus Travelers 15U Baseball Team (ATB) got their abbreviated summer season off to a great ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Donaldson named 2019-2020 Dave Williams National Coach of the Year

From Staff Reports   NORMAN, OK – The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) has named Georgia Southwestern State University Men’s Head Golf Coach Darcy Donaldson ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Travelers’ Diamond Debut washed out by rain

AMERICUS – For the first time in three and a half months, a local sports team finally took the field, albeit for just four innings. ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Travelers Baseball to compete in shortened summer season

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – While Major League Baseball, College Baseball, High School Baseball and most recreation leagues have been cancelled due to Covid-19, ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Local High School sports teams will be allowed to conduct summer workouts

AMERICUS – While things have not totally returned to what most people would call “normal”, life in Georgia is slowly moving in that direction. About ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Pope and Jones continue their careers and camaraderie at Clark Atlanta University

AMERICUS – Two Americus-Sumter seniors, point guard Trinity Jones and forward Brianna Pope, signed letters of intent to continue their education and play basketball at ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Leeder resigns as GSW Athletic Director to take position at Arkansas Tech

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University reports that Athletic Director Mike Leeder has announced his resignation to take the same position ... Read more

3 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Ken’s Column: Bored with no sports on television? Turn to YouTube

Obviously, the Coronavirus Pandemic has been extremely tough on all of us. According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, in Georgia alone, over 2,300 ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC guard Anna McKendree signs with Nicholls State

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) sophomore guard Anna McKendree has announced that she plans to continue her athletic and ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former Schley County baseball standout transfers to GSW

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Former Schley County baseball standout Reid Ragsdale has decided to play his final two seasons of college baseball at ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former SGTC Lady Jets star commits to Stetson University

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Shamari Tyson, a member of the South Georgia Technical College women’s basketball team, has decided to continue her education ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Nieves returns to Americus to play for GSW

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Former South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) standout guard Alyssa Nieves has decided to transfer from Morehead State University to ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Two Lady Jets named to 2019-2020 All-America Teams

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Two South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) women’s basketball players have been selected to the 2019 -2020 National Junior College Athletic ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

GHSA shuts down spring sports due to Coronavirus Pandemic

AMERICUS – Numerous high school baseball players, soccer players, lacrosse players and track & field athletes all across the state of Georgia, along with their ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former SGTC Lady Jets make impact at various colleges

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Before the Coronavirus pandemic, six members of the nationally ranked South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Lady Jets women’s basketball ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Ken’s Column: NCAA does the right thing

Well, the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) did what I though they would do and should do. The organization’s Division 1 Council announced on Monday, ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former SGTC Jet named All-American Honorable Mention

From Staff Reports   JACKSONVILLE, FL – Former South Georgia Technical College guard Dawan Bass of Baltimore, Maryland was selected as an NAIA All-American Honorable ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW’s Vincent Norrman selected for Prestigious Arnold Palmer Cup

From Staff Reports   NORMAN, OK -– Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) senior Vincent Norrman has been selected to play in the 2020 Arnold Palmer ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

SCPRD announces cancellation of both Spring Gymnastics and Adult Softball

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Sumter County Parks and Recreation Department (SCPRD) announced on Monday, March 30, that Spring Gymnastics and Adult Softball ... Read more

4 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Two SGTC Lady Jets earn All-America honors

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Lady Jets sophomores Shamari Tyson and Yasriyyah Wazeerud-Din were recognized as members of the ... Read more

5 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland’s Adam Smith represents Raiders well at GISA All-Star Weekend

From Staff Reports   AUGUSTA – Southland Academy senior guard Adam Smith was recently selected as a GISA All-Star and invited to play in the ... Read more

5 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

The Day the Music Stopped: Former Schley County standout and current Emory University senior baseball player Michael Leeder shares his thoughts on his senior season being cancelled

From Staff Reports   ELLAVILLE – As a result of the Corona Virus, the whole world has been turned upside down and that includes the ... Read more

5 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Ken’s Column: Welcome to March Sadness

Thursday, March 19, was supposed to be the first day of competition of arguably the most exciting sporting event in America: the NCAA Division I ... Read more

5 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former Schley County track and field athlete earns Peach Belt Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week

From Staff Reports   COLUMBUS – Former Schley County and current Columbus State University (CSU) track & field student-athlete Jackson Fulks was recently named the ... Read more

5 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

The Lady Panthers’ March to Macon and to the state championship

AMERICUS – It all started on Saturday, November 23, when the Americus-Sumter High School girls’ varsity basketball team began their quest for a state championship ... Read more

5 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

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