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Rams fall to Kentucky State, 7-5
The Rams, who entered Wednesday’s SIAC tournament opener as the No. 1 seed after an undefeated conference season, were stunned by No. 4 Kentucky State, 7-5. (ADDS: Albany State’s Kenyan Conner named Coach of the Year, six Rams honored by conference)
Lady Knights will play for state title next week
The Deerfield-Windsor girls tennis team won its third straight region championship, while the Knights finished third in Tuesday’s GISA Region 3-AAA tournament.
The Hawks were dominated by the Pacers in the second half on Tuesday and will need to win tonight in Atlanta to avoid falling behind in the series for the first time.
Annual golf event hosted by LPGA Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez benefits Albany Community Hospice
Tournament proceeds benefit medical, emotional and spiritual programs and services offered through Albany Community Hospice and the Willson Hospice House for patients needing palliative or end-of-life care and their families, officials say.
Cavaliers sweep past Andrew College
Darton edged the Tigers by the narrowest of margins, 1-0, in Game 1. Then the Cavaliers let their bats do the talking in Game 2, winning 9-3.
OUTDOORS: Cricket tube sighting strips mythology from trout fishing
I never fish for trout without crickets, at least in a back-up role. I’ll put a live bug on a hand-tied dry fly in a heartbeat. Heck, when I’m really fish hungry I’ll shun flies altogether and fish crickets “nekkid.” I have no shame.
FISHING REPORT: Heavy rain and murky water cloud the forecast
Weekly fihsing reports for Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River.
Bubba Watson had a great day at Augusta National, but other past champions, including Phil Mickelson, didn’t fare as well on Friday
ASU has players from Westover, Worth County, Randolph Southern, Terrell Academy and Crisp County
Albany State baseball coach Kenyan Conner made it a point to search out local talent, and it’s paid off for the Rams, who are being led by a group of former Southwest Georgia high school stars.
Through the first seven races, seven different winners have celebrated in Victory Lane, however, none of them are named Jimmie Johnson or Matt Kenseth, who will be looking to take home a checkered flag tonight at Darlington Raceway.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Seahawks wide reciever Ricardo Lockette, an Albany native, respond to reports about Miami police investigating the NFL players.
Dan Jenkins, the celebrated writer with a word processor every bit as gifted as Bobby Jones once described O. B. Keeler’s typewriter, would scoff at the notion of iconic status, but the recurring interview requests this week refute any and all of his disclaimers.
Knights beat Southland, 11-1, in five innings
Deerfield’s Justin Glover hits two homers in the third inning and is sharp on the mound to lead the Knights past Southland on Friday.
Monroe girls win easily, Westover boys surge late
The Lady Tornadoes were in firm control Friday night at the Westover Relays, running away with an easy victory, while the Westover boys pulled away late.
Mets left fielder Eric Young, who entered Thursday's game against Atlanta hitting just .154, had three hits, including a triple, stole three bases and scored four times as the Mets defeated the Braves 6-4 to take the three-game series at Turner Field.
Ricardo Lockette, Colin Kaepernick and Quinton Patton are being investigated
Albany native and former Monroe star Ricardo Lockette is one of three NFL players being investigated by Miami police for an incident that happened earlier this month. (ADDS: Full incident report .pdf)
Bill Haas’ 68 tops the leaderboard after the opening round of the 2014 Masters
O’Neal is one of Southwest Georgia’s top shot putters
Westover’s Chris O’Neal has consistently improved during his short career, and his success will make his Patriots one of the favorites on the boys side tonight as the Westover Relays begin at 4 p.m. at Hugh Mills Stadium.
Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player usher in the 2014 Masters
Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player started the 2014 Masters on Thursday with their annual morning drives from the No. 1 tee, and Herald guest columnist Loran Smith was there to soak in the atmosphere at Augusta National.
- Deerfield girls win region tennis title
- GISA STATE SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Deerfield, Sherwood teams advance to quarterfinals
- Dougherty to name former Harlem Globetrotter Randolph as hoops coach
- Four Lee County standouts sign college scholarships
- Terrell County runs away with Region 1-A track & field titles
- Westover sweeps Region 1-AAAA meet; Bainbridge boys take 1-AAAAA title
- Deerfield-Windsor track & field teams roll to region titles
- Three SW Georgia schools ask GHSA to reconsider classification
- Glover’s big game leads Deerfield past Southland
- Monroe girls, Westover boys take Westover Relays
- Gattis' pinch-hit double lifts Braves past Marlins
- Series lead up for grabs between Hawks, Pacers
- Pacers rally, even series with Hawks
- Braves manage three hits in 1-0 loss to Marlins
- BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Varvaro lighting up radar gun
- Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson arrested
- Braves Minor set to return
- Braves fall to Mets in 14 innings
- BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Harang emerging as essential pitcher for Atlanta
- Phillies' Burnett outduels Braves' Wood for 1-0 victory
- Albany State baseball stunned in tourney opener
- Lady Cavs sweep Andrew, finish season undefeated at home
- Darton softball sweeps Middle Georgia
- Lady Rams settle for No. 2 seed
- Darton baseball sets school record with 17th straight win
- Darton baseball crushes ABAC for 15th straight win
- COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Darton baseball, softball keep winning streaks alive
- Cavs win district title, punch ticket to nationals
- Darton golf close to 13th straight nationals berth
- Albany State baseball finishes SIAC slate unbeaten