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Raiders dominate from start to finish in rout of SGA

AMERICUS – From the beginning of the contest to the end of it, there was actually no contest. On the strength of tenacious defense, three-pointers ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Furlow Charter Wrestling Team competes in first tournament of the year

From Staff Reports   HAMPTON, GA – The Furlow Charter School Wrestling team (FCS) participated in its first wrestling tournament of the year on Saturday, ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders fall to Terrell Academy in season opener

DAWSON, GA – With a little under seven minutes left in the game between the Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) and Terrell Academy (TA), one might ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Raiders turn up the heat in second half to pull away from Terrell Academy

DAWSON, GA – By halftime, the Southland Lady Raiders (SAR) had a 25-14 lead over the Lady Eagles of Terrell Academy (TA), but in the ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Wildcats get the 2020-21 season started off right with win over Brookstone

From Staff Reports     ELLAVILLE – The Schley County High School Boys’ Basketball team (SCHS) started off the 2020-21 season in a positive way ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County Lady Wildcats lose opener in close affair to Brookstone

From Staff Reports   ELLAVILLE – The Schley County Lady Wildcat Basketball Team (SCHS) took the Lady Cougars of Brookstone (BS) down to the wire, ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Raiders lose season opener to Westfield in overtime

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – The Southland Academy Lady Raider Basketball Team (SAR) came into its opening game of the 2020-2021 season hoping ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter Cycling to hold bike ride Saturday, December 5

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling will be hosting its monthly First Saturday Ride this Saturday, December 5. The ride will begin ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Panthers roll to victory over Central (Macon) in first ever Region 2-AAA contest

AMERICUS – The Americus-Sumter High School boys basketball team (ASHS) wasted no time in introducing themselves to their new region; Region 2-AAA. By using their ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

ASHS Lady Panthers earn first victory in Region 2-AAA against Central (Macon)

AMERICUS – The Americus-Sumter Lady Panther Basketball Team (ASHS) was introduced to their first Region 2-AAA opponent, the Lady Chargers of Central (Macon), on Tuesday, ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Disc Golfers from all over Georgia and the Southeast compete in Fat Belly Fling Disc Golf Tournament at Brickyard Plantation

AMERICUS – As a result of the world-wide devastating explosion of the COVID-19 virus, many people across the US and around the world have been ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW’s Dynamic Duo: The Christian Twins

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS, GA — Meet the Christian twins; a tale of two stories that lead down the same path. Bailey and Morgan ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Former Lady Jets Tyson, Wazeerud-Din Have Some Unfinished Business

From Staff Reports   DeLand, FL – Stetson University recently highlighted Shamari Tyson and Yazz Wazeerud-Din, two of the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) 2019 ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Lady Panthers use 14-0 second-quarter run to take control in win over Lee County

AMERICUS – The Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers (ASHS) showed no effects from the Thanksgiving holiday in their home opener on Saturday against Lee County (LCHS). While ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Turnovers prove costly to Panthers in season-opening loss to Lee County

AMERICUS – It has been eight months since the Americus-Sumter High School boys’ basketball team lost their only game of the 2019-2020 season; a 73-70 ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW Basketball Schedules Revised; Home Openers December 14 & 15

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University men’s and women’s basketball teams have revised their schedules for the 2020-21 season. Both ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Ward recognized as Hurricane Hero

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Athletics Department recently named Christie Ward a Hurricane Hero. The Hurricane Heroes initiative recognizes nominated ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech Lady Jets ranked 10th nationally in pre-season poll

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Lady Jets were ranked 10th in the nation in the “Way-Too-Early National Junior ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy Clay Target Team finishes as state runner-up at GISA State Tournament

From Staff Reports     SAVANNAH – The Southland Academy (SAR) Varsity Shooting Team finished as the state runner-up at the Georgia Independent School Association ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers open their season with a victory over Starr’s Mill

From Staff Reports     FAYETTEVILLE, GA – It has been almost nine months since that glorious March day in Macon when the Americus-Sumter (ASHS) ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Special teams, turnovers and penalties prove costly in Raiders’ loss at Brookwood

THOMASVILLE, GA – Coming off their 44-12 throttling of Tiftarea Academy the week before, the Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) made the 101-mile trek down near ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus-Sumter’s football game at Mary Persons cancelled due to COVID-19

AMERICUS – Tonight’s football game between the Americus-Sumter Panthers and the Mary Persons Bulldogs has been cancelled due to the fact that a member of ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy’s Chase Ledger breaks 49-year-old school record

AMERICUS – It is said that records are made to be broken. In the case of former Southland Academy (SAR) punter Donnie Price, it looked ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Panthers earn first win of the season at Pike County

From Staff Reports     ZEBULON, GA – Both Americus-Sumter (ASHS) and Pike County (PCHS) have struggled mightily this season. Coming into their Friday night ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Hall posts top 10 time, leads GSW at PBC Championship

From Staff Reports   OAKWOOD, GA – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) Sophomore Catherine Hall made the most of her season debut on Saturday, November ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Raiders defeat Tiftarea Academy in dominating fashion on Senior Night

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – After their heartbreaking loss to Valwood last week, the Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) came into Friday night’s crucial ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Wildcats’ state playoff hopes are dashed with loss to Manchester

ELLAVILLE – After last week’s loss to Chattahoochee County in Cusseta, the Schley County Wildcats (SCHS) came into Friday night’s crucial Region 5A-Public contest against ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Synovus wins SGTC Jets Booster Club Sparky Reeves Classic Golf Tournament

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The Synovus team of Buddy Guth, Jason Evans, and Jodie Hays won the coveted “Red Jackets” when they ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

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