LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Darton pitchers blank Lake Michigan; Albany Tech men's hoops to host first round of region tourney
Tyler Oglesby, Shawn Thomas and former Lee County star Matthew Aldrich allow just three hits in Friday’s shutout of Lake Michigan College, giving the Cavs their third straight win heading into next week’s Region XVII opener.
LOCAL COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: ASU women extend season with win in conference tourney opener; ATC men win finale; GSW women place two on All-PBC team
The Albany State women's basketball advances in the conference tournament Tuesday and will now face Stillman in the quarterfinals Thursday in Atlanta.
REGION XVII TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Darton, South Georgia Tech women cruise in opener; Albany Tech eliminated
Michelle Mitchell has another huge game to lead Darton past Central Georgia Tech in its Region XVII tourney opener Tuesday to advance to the Final Four in Savannah later this week.
Darton cruises to a win big Saturday against Albany Tech and locks down the No. 2 seed for Tuesday’s Region XVII Tournament, which may just feature the Lady Cavs and the Lady Titans again in a first-round matchup.
LOCAL COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: Albany Tech burns Andrew to snap 3-game skid; GSW men, women swept at home as Hurricanes officially eliminated from playoffs
The Lady Titans get a big win against a local rival Wednesday and now prepare for another Saturday when they host Darton.
Five Lady Cavs score in double figures in Saturday’s rout of Central Georgia Tech, setting up the biggest game of the season for Darton, which heads to region-leading South Georgia Tech on Monday for a showdown of the top two programs in Region XVII. (ADDS: items on ASU and Albany Tech men's, women's hoops getting swept Saturday; ASU baseball getting swept by Shorter College; GSW men's, women's hoops splitting homecoming games).
The Lady Jets are now three wins away from the first perfect region record in school history after topping Albany Tech, 58-35, on Thursday night in Americus.
Stillman comes into Albany and sweeps the Rams and Lady Rams, while Albany Tech's men's and women's hoops teams fall on the road to East Georgia --- a team they beat earlier this week in a sweep at home.
Michelle Mitchell's double-double helps Darton get revenge in Middle Georgia College on Tuesday in Albany, while former Westover star and Herald Player of the Year Terrance Noel sinks a highlight reel half-courter 3-pointer at the buzzer to lead Albany Tech men past Chattahoochee Tech, 57-55. (ADDS: items on South Georgia Tech women, Albany Tech women and Albany State men and women).
LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: Deerfield, Southland sending 21 total wrestlers to GISA State Tournament on Friday in Macon; SGA boys, girls hoops win; Albany Tech men, women sweep East Georgia
Deerfield and Southland had several wrestlers win region titles recently and several more qualify for the GISA State Tournament, which begins Friday in Macon.
The Lady Jets continue to dominate Region XVII opponents, running their region record to 10-0 with a 72-45 victory against host Albany Tech on Wednesday, while the South Georgia Tech men also win. (ADDS: item on SGT men beating Albany Tech with second-half surge)
LOCAL COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: Darton women get revenge on Georgia Perimeter; Albany Tech men, women roll
The Lady Cavs jump out to a 26-6 lead against Georgia Perimeter on Saturday in their rematch and hold off a late Lady Jags charge en route to a crucial Region XVII victory, 68-64.
Peach Belt Conference teams are remembering how much success last year’s Georgia Southwestern men’s basketball team had, and the Hurricanes, who have to deal with higher expectations after winning the PBC last season, are getting everybody’s best shot. (ADDS: South Georgia Tech gearing for trip to Albany; Gaines stepping up for Albany Tech; Darton wrestler Hicks wins title in Ohio)
LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: After knocking off conference No. 1 Benedict, ASU men nearly upset No. 2 Paine on Saturday
The Rams, who have been making a habit of giving top teams in the conference all they can handle, lose in overtime to Paine. (ADDS: items on Albany State women, Darton women, Albany Tech men, South Georgia Tech women and Andrew women.
LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: ASU men’s hoops crushes Benedict, top team in conference, 65-51; Lady Rams fall in double overtime
The Rams knock off Benedict --- the conference's top team --- Thursday night on the road, while the women lose a heartbreaker in double overtime. (ADDS: items on Darton women losing to Georgia Perimeter; Andrew falling to East Georgia; and Albany Tech men and women splitting with Central Georgia Tech; also, Darton's Mitchell named Region XVII Player of the Week; Darton wrestling team's next match; and ASU's conference tourney heading to Atlanta).
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