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Mary Persons hands Americus-Sumter 34-point loss in Class AAA state playoff opener

The Panthers allow their most points since the consolidation and head home early from the playoffs after a 54-20 home loss to Mary Persons.

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New faces numerous at South Georgia Tech

Only one player — sophomore guard Khiry White — is back from last year’s team, which finished 21-10 despite going 8-7 in games decided on the final possession.

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SOUTH GEORGIA TECH WOMEN'S PREVIEW: Lady Jets aim for another amazing season

The South Georgia Tech women's basketball program dropped only four games a year ago, and despite losing several key players this past offseason, the Lady Jets, who open their season Saturday, hope they're in for an encore performance.

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Southland girls post highest finish at state cross country meet in history

The Lady Raiders finish fourth at this past weekend's state cross country meet.

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Panthers upend Pats, lock up spot in playoffs

In an ugly game Friday. Americus-Sumter holds off a late Westover rally to beat the Patriots in a crucial Region 1-AAA game for both that officially sends the Panthers to the postseason.

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Americus stomps Dougherty, keeps region title hopes alive

Bryce Benton leads the Panthers past the Trojans on Friday night, 41-6.

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Cook edges Americus, 12-7

The Panthers score on their first play Friday night, then fail to do much else as they suffer their first loss of the season in their home opener.

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Holy cow!: Young Raiders bounce Brookwood, 52-29

Southland puts on an offensive show Friday night during a home rout of their rivals from Thomasville.

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KICKOFF 2011: Pressure's on for Panthers in Pollock's second year

One season after a terrific year for Americus-Sumter's football team, second-year head coach Michael Pollock and his players plan to take it up a notch.

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KICKOFF 2011: Even with young squad, Southland expects better results in 2011

The Raiders may be young -- freshmen and sophomores make up more than half of the 50 players on their roster -- but third-year head coach Tim Goodin isn't worried, calling it a "good" kind of young.

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