Top Sports stories
Hornets score early and often in rout
The Pelham Hornets pounded their way to 263 first-half rushing yards, highlighted by Desmond Parker, who had 132 yards and a touchdown on just three carries.
Tornadoes shake off loss to Perry with win
(ADDS: Deerfield-Windsor, Sherwood Christian, Calhoun County, Dougherty, Randolph-Clay, Southland, Americus-Sumter, Terrell Academy, Southwest Georgia, Bainbridge, Early County, Lee County, Crisp County and Tift County.)
Mason has started two games for UGA but none in Athens
Saturday’s season opener against Clemson will mark the first time since 2009 that any quarterback other than Aaron Murray starts a game for Georgia in Sanford Stadium.
Stewart said returning to racing will help him deal with tragedy
Tony Stewart has missed three races since he struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. in an Aug. 9 accident during a non-NASCAR sprint race in upstate New York.
Hill leads Aggies in rout
Kenny Hill threw for a school-record 511 yards and directed the offense efficiently in the No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies 52-28 dismantling of No. 9 South Carolina Thursday night at Williams-Brice Stadium in the 2014 college football opener.
SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River
An update on fishing prospects at lakes Seminole, Blackshear and Walter F. Georgia, along with the Flint River.
Crusaders take 21-0 advantage in first quarter, then cruise
So dominant were the Trinity Crusaders (1-1) that they never punted in the first half, scoring on every possession with the exception of the final one, which stalled when the quarter expired.
Three-sport standout has been strong for the Indians
The Indians’ lone selection to the Albany Herald’s Dynamite Dozen team, Malik Dungee plays both sides of the ball and even handles the kicking duties.
Young secondary will be tested against Tigers
Georgia’s depth chart it exchanged with Clemson featured a freshman at nickel back (Dominick Sanders), a redshirt freshman walk-on at free safety (Aaron Davis) and a junior who has started one game in his career and no games last season at conerback (Devin Bowman).
Second-baseman has cooled off in his past 13 games
Since hitting his first major league homer on Aug. 8, Tommy La Stella was 6-for-40 (.150) in his past 13 games before Wednesday, with four walks, seven strikeouts and a .175 slugging percentage.
Seminoles meet Oklahoma State in Dallas Saturday night
Florida State’s first game of the 2014 season is in Dallas against Oklahoma State, but whether the Seminoles are going to be good enough to get the chance to defend their championship - on Jan. 12, 2015, also in Dallas, the site of this year’s title game - is still to be determined.
Eagles scored 20 second-half points to upend Albany High in 2013
After last year, Albany High coach Felton Williams said his team won’t be taking Mitchell County lightly.
Friday's Prep Football Capsules
With opener still a week away, Albany State continues to work on little things
While the team is still riding its late-season momentum from last year, Mike White doesn’t want his team to repeat how it started last year when the team opened the season 1-4 before rattling off five straight wins and the SIAC championship.