Flint River Rapids club swimmer Nicole Fye, 12, posts a time of 2:29.67 in the 200 butterfly over the weekend at a meet in Clearwater, Fla., that ranks as one of USA Swimming's Top 100 marks all-time.
For the first time since moving to Division II in 2006, the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team is ranked in the Top 25, garnering the No. 21 spot in Tuesday's latest poll.
Albany Tech's men's and women's basketball teams go on the road and get swept by Atlanta Metro on Monday night.
The boys swim team continues its unbeaten streak as Deerfield sweeps the Raider Invitational in Southland and prepares for state.
David Greene, who had a successful college football career with the Bulldogs, gives his take on Georgia's 6-7 season at Thursday's annual Quail Unlimited dinner.
Former Atlanta Braves star Ryan Klesko and longtime Braves coach Bobby Dews reflect on the team's year and manager Bobby Cox's retirement. (INCLUDES: Dews comparing Posey to Chipper Jones.)
In key Region 1-A showdowns for both programs Friday, the Calhoun County boys prevail behind Marquez Williams' 27 points, while the Randolph-Clay girls get a huge win against the Lady Cougars to keep their slim region lead.
The South Georgia Tech women's basketball program has players on its rosters from as close as Florida but as far away as England and Latvia.
Florida state power Malone (Fla.) handed Bainbridge an opening-season loss two months ago -- but on Tuesday, The Herald's No. 2 Bearcats got even in a 78-51 rout.
After starting 10-0 -- then dropping two games in a row -- Herald No. 1 Monroe is back on track, beating city rivals Dougherty on Friday, then Albany on Saturday night.
Steven Wright has the South Georgia Tech men's program off to another great start and is looking get his team back to nationals, where the Jets made a splash two years ago.
It's hard to overshadow a 29-7 season, but that's exactly what the South Georgia Tech women are doing in their seventh year of existence, using a defensive focus to reach a nearly unblemished 14-1 start and No. 8 rank in the nation.
Both Deerfield-Windsor basketball teams dominate Calvary Christian at home and improve their unbeaten early region records.
Albany State wide receiver Ronnie Childs receives All-American honors while other Rams receive honorable mentions. (INCLUDES: ASU head coach Mike White being nominated for a national coaching award.)
The Lady Jets stay focused and improve to 14-1 on the season with a 73-64 win against Shelton State on Monday after losing their first game of the season Sunday. (CORRECTS: sequence of days of tournament games; INCLUDES: Darton losing to St.Petersburg.)
GEORGIA-FLORIDA SHOOTOUT: Miller's Jones posts second double-double in a row -- this time 32 points, 11 rebounds -- but Pirates fall to Graceville on final day of Shootout
Juwan Jones has another huge game as Jarrett Rahymes is solid once again, but their performances come in a loss in the finale of the Georgia-Florida Shootout to Graceville (Fla.).
GEORGIA-FLORIDA SHOOTOUT: Early rebounds from heartbreaking loss to Malone to close Shootout with win vs. Blountstown
Early County is off to a 5-2 start after Tuesday's win in the Georgia-Florida Shootout.
The Herald No. 2 Bearcats beat up on Niceville during the final day of the Georgia-Florida shootout as Bainbridge wraps up a 2-0 record at the event, while Peach State teams finish 6-2 vs. the Sunshine State.
GEORGIA-FLORIDA SHOOTOUT: Miller's Jones shoots lights out as Miller beats Blountstown; BHS girls sneak in game vs. Early during boys shootout, win 48-33
Miller County two-sport star Juwan Jones went off for a season-high 34 points and 11 rebounds Monday at the Georgia-Florida Shootout to lead the previously one-win Pirates past Blountstown, 76-72. (ADDS: Monday roundup of Dougherty, Monroe girls in Southern Shootout in MAcon)
The Bobcats let an 18-point lead slip away as Florida state Class A power Malone (Fla.) narrowly avoids its second loss.
Rodney Glenn and Devon Baulkmon lead Bainbridge in scoring during the Bearcats' win against Graceville in their opener of Georgia-Florida shootout Monday night. (EDITS: adds breakout of today's final-round schedule for Georgia-Florida shootout)
Former Sherwood and Worth County basketball star Courtney Mitchell continues to play a cruial role for the Lady Blazers this season as a junior starter.
The Rams earn their first win ever against Claflin in SIAC play thanks to the return of Mario Morris and a big game from Marcus Benitiz, while the Lady Rams win as well after Symone Wilkerson leads the team in scoring on her 21st birthday.
DWS swimmer Taylor Withers leads the boys to first place at the Stratford Holiday Invitational, while the girls take second place.
The Pelham girls stay undefeated thanks to a big second half against Terrell County, while the unbeaten Herald No. 5 Greenwave boys roll to an 18-point victory against the Hornets.
The Terrell County boys pick up where they left off last year, cruising to a big win against Miller, while the Lady Greenwave come close, but can't quite top the Lady Pirates.
The Albany State University football team faces Delta State today at home in the third round of the NCAA Division II football playoffs.- Daniel Kay, staff writer
The Albany State football team will have its hands full Saturday when it takes on Delta State in the Super Region II Championship, but no one in the area really knows much about the Statesmen. The Herald interviewed DSU head coach Ron Roberts on Wednesday to get a better grasp on the style, history and mindset of the team that stands between the Rams and school history.
Lee County star catcher Chase Griffin secures his college future Tuesday, signing with the Eagles' baseball program in Statesboro.
Deerfield jumps on Tattnall early and never relents en route to a 38-22 win Friday night in the GISA Class AAA state title game. (ADDS: photo gallery from game).
When head coach Matt Ruta left after last season to rebuild another program after finding success at Sherwood, he left some pretty big shoes to fill -- but new coach Gavin Felix thinks he has what it takes to fill them, and then some. (ADDS: Sherwood girls preview in breakout)
The Albany State football team has plenty to be thankful for this year, and will take a break today from its busy preparation for Saturday's game to enjoy a meal together.
With the Albany State football team facing its biggest game in years on Saturday against Wingate, The Herald sat down with the voices of the Rams on Tuesday to get their takes on the season and the playoffs.
In his fourth year as head coach of the Albany State men's basketball team, Chris Cameron feels he may finally have all the pieces to the puzzle in place for a run at another SIAC title -- and maybe beyond.
The Albany State football team's fans are pumped and ready to go for Saturday's second-round NCAA Division II playoff game at home against Wingate.
A late drive propels Edmund Burke past SGA on Friday night in Damascus, ending the Warriors' state championship hopes in the GISA Class AA semifinals.
In the middle of their long break after the regular season and before the playoffs, the Rams are still practicing hard and healing up.
After a huge preseason win against Division I Jacksonville State, the GSW women open their regular season today at Albany State with high hopes for their 2010-11 campaign.
Albany's Jason Willcox is headed to Hawaii for the most prestigious Ironman event in the world after his second-place finish in Florida last weekend.
The Eagles can't stop Savannah Christian on Friday in a first-round state playoff battle of two 9-1 teams.
The Albany State volleyball team recovers from getting kicked out of the winner's bracket on Wednesday by winning all three of its games on Thursday. (EDITS: Includes Lady Rams making the All-Conference team.)
Fraternal twins Richard and Catherine Westerfield are both going to the NJCAA Nationals soon for Darton College, as Richard's men's soccer team preps for Texas and Catherine's women's cross country team heads to South Carolina.
The GISA Class AAA No. 1-ranked Knights finish out just their third perfect 10-0 season in school history Friday with a rout of its biggest rival Southland, 40-7.
The Albany Tech women's basketball program is in only its second year of existence, but the Lady Titans feel ready to make a some major steps this season.
One of the biggest rivalry games all year in Southwest Georgia ends with Seminole County beating neighboring Miller County, 29-7, behind two scores from Barren Rambo and a strong defensive effort by the Indians to shut down the powerful Pirates offense.
T.T. Barber has another big night, the Miller County defense steps up big and the Pirates pick up a huge Region 1-A win vs. R-C.
Mistakes and penalties cost Albany against Brooks on Thursday night as the Indians' playoff hopes likely go up in flames.
The 6-0 Rams put their perfect record on the line today against a dangerous Benedict team ASU knows is capable of dealing it an upset loss just like it did two years ago.
Both Southland and Terrell Academy heavily criticize the officiating after Friday night's bizarre game in Dawson that ended in a 20-12 Raiders victory.
Jacob Hardwick and other players on Albany State take home SIAC awards Monday.