Robert Tyler tossed nine scoreless innings last week
University of Georgia pitcher and former Crisp County star Robert Tyler, The Herald’s reigning Ray Knight Player of the Year, is named the SEC Freshman of the Week
Bass fishing is good in Lake Seminole
Find out where the fish are biting — or not biting — around Southwest Georgia this week.
The Jets beat Central Georgia Tech for the region championship
One week after the South Georgia Tech women won the Region XVII tournament, the Jets rode region MVP Anthony Ethridge to a championship after the star sophomore scored 33 points Saturday. (ADDS: Albany State, Darton baseball)
Albany State falls to Benedict, 67-64
Albany State led by five points in the final minute of regulation in the SIAC championship game against Benedict College, but the Lady Tigers stormed back to force overtime and then knocked off the No. 1 seed Lady Rams, 67-64, in OT to win the conference title and earn an automatic bid to the Division II national tournament.
The American Heart Association Albany Heart Walk to be conducted at The Veranda
The American Heart Association says heart disease is America’s No. 1 killer.
After getting swept by Claflin in the regular season, the Albany State women’s basketball team took care of business in Wednesday’s SIAC quarterfinals with a 68-55 victory over the Lady Panthers. (ADDS: ASU men win opener, too)
Good news from around the DCSS
Dougherty County School System Notebook. Good news from around the DCSS.
New member approved by Albany City Commission at Tuesday meeting
Rashad Flournoy was sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the Albany Water, Gas and Light Commission board.
Eagles advance to GISA Class AA Elite 8
Terrell Academy’s Jared Sauls banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the Eagles to a thrilling 65-64 victory and into the Elite 8.
The Southland girls basketball team defeated Westminter, 35-30, in the opening round of the state playoffs to advance to the Elite 8 for the first time in seven years. (ADDS: Terrell Academy, Crisp Academy, Sherwood girls)