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Darton sweeps ABAC in home doubleheader

Lady Cavs improve to 10-0 at home

The Darton softball team bounced back from four losses over the weekend with a two-game sweep of rival ABAC. (ADDS: ASU softball sweeps Brewton-Parker)

Crisp County’s Tyler named SEC Freshman of the Week

Robert Tyler tossed nine scoreless innings last week

University of Georgia pitcher and former Crisp County star Robert Tyler, The Herald’s reigning Ray Knight Player of the Year, is named the SEC Freshman of the Week

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Legendary ASU football coach Hamp Smith: Hall of Fame induction is an honor

Smith is inducted into the SIAC Hall of Fame

The much-loved and much-respected former coach was one of 15 legends to make up the conference’s first Hall of Fame class in 14 years, which was officially inducted Wednesday as part of the SIAC Centennial Hall of Fame Gala in Birmingham, Ala.

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LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: South Georgia Tech men win Region XVII title

The Jets beat Central Georgia Tech for the region championship

One week after the South Georgia Tech women won the Region XVII tournament, the Jets rode region MVP Anthony Ethridge to a championship after the star sophomore scored 33 points Saturday. (ADDS: Albany State, Darton baseball)

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Lady Rams denied SIAC title with OT loss

Albany State falls to Benedict, 67-64

Albany State led by five points in the final minute of regulation in the SIAC championship game against Benedict College, but the Lady Tigers stormed back to force overtime and then knocked off the No. 1 seed Lady Rams, 67-64, in OT to win the conference title and earn an automatic bid to the Division II national tournament.

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Darton diver Crawford Berry wins another NJCAA title

Crawford Berry wins the 3-meter diving gold medal

Darton State College sophomore Crawford Berry renewed his reign as the 3-meter diving national champion at the NJCAA swimming and diving championships in Fort Pierce, Fla.

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LOCAL COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: Albany State women advance to SIAC title game

Lady Rams beat Clark Atlanta, 70-58

After falling behind by seven points in the second half, the Lady Rams storm back to clinch a spot in today’s SIAC championship game. (ADDS: Albany State men eliminated, Georgia Southwestern men advance in conference tournaments)

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Lady Rams advance to conference quarterfinals

After getting swept by Claflin in the regular season, the Albany State women’s basketball team took care of business in Wednesday’s SIAC quarterfinals with a 68-55 victory over the Lady Panthers. (ADDS: ASU men win opener, too)

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Darton State College divers set to defend national titles

Darton divers Crawford Berry and Sarah Hoop won NJCAA national titles in 2013

Sophomores Crawford Berry and Sarah Hoop will defend national titles while Darton’s swimmers reach for record times as the Cavs enter the 2014 men’s and women’s NJCAA national championship today.

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Darton, Georgia Southwestern can't catch Eastern Florida State in final round of Doublegate Invitational

Host Darton finishes tied for second

Holding a five-shot lead over both Darton and Georgia Southwestern heading into the final 18 holes, Eastern Florida State extended the margin and cruised to a seven-shot victory in the 12-team Doublegate Invitational.

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LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Darton, GSW golf tied for 2nd at Doublegate Invite

Darton, Georgia Southwestern are 5 shots back

The Darton and Georgia Southwestern golf teams are five shots back of leader Eastern Florida State heading into today’s final round of the Doublegate Invitational in Albany. (ADDS: Darton softball sweeps Thomasville JV)

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South Georgia Tech downs Darton in region semifinal

Lady Jets advance to region title game

On Friday, the Lady Jets continued their dominance in the postseason with a 72-54 win against defending region champ Darton in the semifinal round.

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Darton wrestling hoping to make history at nationals

Eight Cavs take to the mats this weekend at the NJCAA national wrestling tournament.

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Lady Cavs advance to Region XVII semifinals

Fourth-seeded Darton State College beat No. 5 Georgia Perimeter College, 70-64, at home Tuesday, advancing to the semifinal round of the Region XVII tournament.

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Albany State gets 'signature win' vs. rival Fort Valley State

The Rams knock off bitter rival and SIAC top dog Fort Valley State in a homecoming game in front of a sold-out crowd.


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