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Crisp County splits with Carrollton in finals

Cougars take Game 1, 12-0, then falter in nightcap

The split between Crisp County and Carrollton in the GHSA Class AAAA championship series sets up a winner-take-all championship game Monday afternoon at 3 p.m.

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PREVIEW: Southland OK with underdog role vs. Tattnall

Tattnall Square hosts Terrell Academy in Final 4

Southland Academy is a heavy underdog in today’s GISA Class AAA Final 4 series against two-time defending state champion Tattnall Square — but the Raiders are just fine flying under the radar.

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Crisp County hopes red-hot offense continues in championship series

Cougars meet Trojans in GHSA Class AAAA championship series

Crisp County will try to win its school’s first state championship in any sport since 1961 when the Cougars travel to Carrollton today for the GHSA Class AAAA state championship.

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PREVIEW: Crisp Academy keeps semifinal streak going

The Wildcats are in the GISA Class A semifinals for a fifth straight year

Crisp Academy entertains David Emanuel in the best-of-three semifinals, which begins at 1 p.m. today in Cordele.

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Terrell Academy has 'complete meltdown' in Final 4 loss

Trinity Christian advances to the GISA Class AA state championship

The Terrell Academy baseball team commits eight errors and has their most frustrating day of the season in Thursday’s GISA Class AA state semifinals against Trinity Christian, which swept the Eagles in a pair of blowouts.

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Deerfield girls tennis team finishes runner-up at state

Deerfield-Windsor is defeated by Weber in GISA Class AAA championship

With two eighth-graders in its lineup, the Deerfield-Windsor girls tennis team finishes as state-runner up in the GISA Class AAA tournament.

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Sherwood names Paula Piercey new softball coach

Paula Piercey is a former Georgia Southwestern star pitcher

Sherwood athletic director Eddie Dixon announces that Paula Piercey is hired as the school’s new softball coach, replacing Michael Hatcher, who stepped down from his post after last season.

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PREP NOTEBOOK: Dougherty County AD Johnny Seabrooks announces retirement

Johnny Seabrooks has been AD since 2001

Dougherty County Director of Athletics Johnny Seabrooks, the longtime coach synonymous with track & field in Albany who was recently inducted into the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Hall of Fame, announced his resignation this week. (ADDS: Lee County to get artificial turf football field; Deerfield-Windsor athletes honored)

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Terrell Academy baseball back in Final 4

Terrell Academy travels to Trinity Christian for GISA Class AA semifinals

The Eagles are back in the GISA Class AA state semifinals for the first time since 2009 after beating Gatewood in last weekend’s quarterfinals.

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Crisp County sweeps Alexander to advance to state finals

Cougars will play for first state title since 1961

Crisp took Game 1, 7-2, behind a complete-game gem from senior Taylor Walls. Then a pair of lefties in Stewart Tyler and Carter combined on a 3-0 shutout in the nightcap.

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Crisp County hopes to change fortunes against Alexander

In playoffs, Crisp has needed all three games to advance to next round

In Crisp County’s past two series against Walnut Grove and West Laurens, they have lost Game 1, then rallied to win the second and third games.

Terrell, Southland advance to state semifinals

Terrell outs Gatewood in three, while Southland sweeps Loganville Christian

Terrell will travel to Trinity Christian of Dublin in the semifinals, while Southland advances to meet Tattnall Square.

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Frederica ends Westwood's season with sweep

Knights take first game 9-0, then rally for 5-2 victory in Game 2

In the two-game set, Westwood committed four errors and hit into two momentum-killing double plays, while its pitching staff combined to hit seven Frederica batters and throw five wild pitches.

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GISA BASEBALL ELITE 8 ROUNDUP: Crisp Academy advances to fifth straight Final 4

Crisp Academy sweeps Citizens Christian

Crisp Academy sweeps Citizens Christian in a quarterfinal doubleheader to advance to the Class A semifinals for the fifth straight season. (ADDS: Deerfield eliminated; Southland and Terrell Academy win Game 1)

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PREP BASEBALL: Cougars rout Walnut Grove, advance to Final 4

Crisp County advances to the Final 4 for the second straight season and will play Alexander for a spot in the Class AAAA state title game.