Both boys and girls Deerfield teams win GISA Region 3-AAA titles
The Lady Knights used Tarah Young’s 17.5 points to run away with the region title, while Chapman Ivey paced the Knights to a championship.
Representatives made case this week
Dougherty County School Board Attorney Tommy Coleman and representatives from Albany, Dougherty and Worth County High Schools asked the GHSA to reconsider its classification for the three schools for the 2014-16 school seasons.
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.
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.
Longtime Pirate coach resigned in January
Frank Killingsworth has been in Colquitt for the past 18 seasons, but he resigned as Miller County’s football coach recently. (ADDS: Notes on basketball coaching vacancies, Westover’s Trent Thompson)
State-ranked Rams overcome slow start for 14-2 win
Just a few days after Worth County moved up to No. 4 in this week’s Score Atlanta/AJC high school baseball poll, coach Will Smith wanted to make sure his team played like a state-ranked program.
Catcher has been strong behind the plate
Lee County’s Manny Chavarria has established himself as one of the top defensive catchers in the area. He has allowed just three passed balls this season, possesses a cannon-style arm and hardly ever allows a stolen base.
Pitcher helped Columbus State win national baseball title
Burdette entered CSU folklore in 2002 when he hurled a complete-game pitching gem against Cal State Chico in the finals at Paterson Field in Montgomery, Ala., scattering eight hits and striking out three. The championship victory was his second of the tournament.
Cougars are back atop the Region 1-AAAA standings
Crisp County’s 2014 senior class is doing its part to help put the team in position to avenge last season’s painful loss in the semifinals. The Cougars are 14-2 and have won 10 straight since a pair of losses to Florida powerhouses West Orange of Orlando and North Florida Christian in the prestigious LaGrange Invitational earlier this year.
R-C standout had considerable interest from several schools
The 5-foot-9 guard helped Randolph-Clay to a 27-4 record and the Class A girls public school state championship, while averaging 24 points, five rebounds, seven assists and six steals per game this year.
Jonathan Davis is currently the head baseball coach at Calvary Day School in Savannah
With Deerfield-Windsor baseball coach Rod Murray stepping down after this season, Calvary Day’s Jonathan Davis was named as Murray’s replacement on Monday.
Patriots, Lady Tornadoes win team titles at L.C. Smith and Winfred Benson Relays
After not winning a team title until last season, Westover boys repeat as champions while the Monroe Lady Tornaodes capture top honors after a second place finish last year.
Events begins at 9 a.m. this morning at Hugh Mills Stadium
Coaches agree the event gives track & field athletes an opportunity to see where they stand at the midpoint of the season.
Dougherty County AD will be honored in Savannah on Sunday
It will be the fourth Hall of Fame induction ceremony for Johnny Seabrooks, who is also a member of the Albany Sports, Albany State and Georgia Track and Cross Country Hall of Fame.
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