DARTON NOTEBOOK: Lady Cavs hoops adds another former D-I player to stellar recruiting class; ex-Darton softball coach hired by Division I Virginia
With the addition of Auburn transfer Cedricka Sweeting, Darton coach Lea Henry will now have four players with Division I talent on next year's roster.
ASU NOTEBOOK: Rams football secures fourth home game, will host Tuskegee on Sept. 14; Lady Rams softball star Jones honored nationally
The 2013 Albany State football schedule is finalized Wednesday as the school announces that the Sept. 14 game against rival Tuskegee will be played in Albany, while also Wednesday, Albany State softball star Vanessa Jones of Bainbridge is nominated for the NCAA's Division II Woman of the Year.
Leesburg's Nate Gahman finished tied for 10th in the Southeastern Amateur, one of the top amateur golf tournaments in the nation.
Three players with Division I talent will suit up for the Darton women's basketball team next season, including former Lee County star and Herald Super 6er DaQuenna Moore.
Albany High’s Juwon Young, one of the top prep linebackers in this part of the country, announces his commitment to the University of Miami.
PEACH STATE PIGSKIN PREVIEW --- NOTEBOOK: Richt says Camilla's Scott-Wesley could be UGA's next breakout star; Tech's Zenon battling injury
Georgia coach Mark Richt had plenty of complimentary words about Camilla’s Justin Scott-Wesley on Tuesday, saying he believes the former Mitchell County star could be the Bulldogs’ next big playmaker. (ADDS: note on former Albany High star Byrd competing for spot at QB at GMC)
For the first time in coach Mike White’s 14-year career at Albany State, the Rams have fewer than 10 regular-season games scheduled.
After Uyl Joyner leaves Albany State to join his brother’s coaching staff at Dougherty High, the Rams continue to search for his replacement with just three months left before the season begins.
The Panthers lose receiver and former Westover star Antwone Savage to a career-ending injury late Saturday but rally to beat Richmond in triple overtime to put themselves right back in the PIFL playoff picture with three games remaining.
The Deerfield baseball program’s 10-year state title drought will continue for at least another season after the Knights are swept out of the GISA Class AAA state championship series Saturday by Tattnall Square.
The Knights will have to put together two straight stellar performances if they want to win the school’s first state title in 10 years after losing Game 1 of the GISA Class AAA state championship series against Tattnall Square on Friday in Macon, 2-0.
It’s been 10 long years since Deerfield-Windsor — one of the most successful private school athletic programs in GISA history — has won a state title in baseball, as the quest to end the drought begins today in Macon against defending champ Tattnall Square.
Weston King is a steady leader on the mound for the Knights, who will look to the senior right-hander to lead them into the GISA Class AAA state title series this weekend.
Albany golf pro Sonny Skinner moves the wrong way in the final round of the Senior PGA Championship, but he still leaves St. Louis with a tournament to remember.
Knights starting pitcher Coleman Butler and the Deerfield pitching staff struggle against Brookwood on Friday evening during Game 1 of their best-of-three GISA Class AAA Final Four series as the Warriors roll to a lopsided 9-2 win to take the crucial opening game.
River Pointe Golf pro Sonny Skinner struggles a bit on Day 2 of the Senior PGA Championship -- falling from tied for third to tied for eighth -- but remains in the chase for his first major tour title.
Nine seniors are on a mission to end Deerfield’s 10-year state championship drought, and the next hurdle is this weekend’s semifinal series against Brookwood that begins today at home. (EDITS: corrects game time of second game of series to 1 p.m. Saturday)
The Wildcats' top two pitchers, Jordan Howard and Rush Brown, might not be on the mound today as Crisp Academy looks to return to the GISA Class A state championship series for the third straight year.
Albany State basketball coach Chris Cameron has added to his list of youth basketball camps, which will begin as early as June 2, while the school also has a football camp and golf outing planned.
Former Deerfield star and Mercer Bears senior Evan Boyd has overcome a broken wrist that just won’t seem to heal, but the former Albany Herald Player of the Year is still leading the Bears into the Atlantic Sun tournament as the No. 1 seed.
Former Lee County and current GSW golf star Nate Gahman struggles during the second round of NCAA nationals, but he’s still only four shots out of the Top 10.
Crisp County High School’s amazing baseball season comes to a heartbreaking end in the GHSA Class AAAA Final Four on Monday night when the Cougars are swept in a doubleheader by Marist.
It’s been 52 years since Crisp County High School hoisted its one and only state championship in baseball — a fact the 2013 Cougars hope to change, beginning today in Games 1 and 2 in their Final Four against Marist.
Georgia Southwestern star senior Nate Gahman — the Hurricanes’ top golfer all season — is one of eight individuals to receive an at-large bid for the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship, where the former Lee County star and Herald Player of the Year will end his college career this week.
The Terrell Academy baseball team saw on of the program's best seasons in years end Saturday in a 12-4 loss to Edmund Burke.
The Cavs shoot a final round 297 in the NJCAA national tournament and finish 12th in the 24-team field — the worst they have placed in the last decade.
Rivals Deerfield and Westfield clash in the GISA Class AAA Elite 8 today, meeting in the playoffs for the first time since the Hornets beat the Knights for the 2011 state title.
Terrell Academy is no-hit Friday in Game 1 of the GISA Class AA Elite Eight by Edmund Burke, as the Eagles fall, 15-0, to put the their backs against the wall and state title hopes in jeopardy.
Once a rising star on the Southwest Georgia golf scene, Josh Crews has overcome time away from the sport due to personal issues to return as good as ever, securing a golf scholarship with the College of Coastal Georgia on Thursday.
The Terrell Academy baseball team is in the midst of its best season in years, and a large senior class doesn’t plan on letting it end in this weekend’s Elite 8 series against Edmund Burke. (ADDS: full schedule, preview items on Crisp Academy, SGA and Randolph Southern; and roundup item on Southland's Game 1 loss Thursday)
Nobody on Darton’s five-man roster has played in the NJCAA national tournament before, but Cavs coach Bill Jones III still thinks his team has the potential to bring home a title.
After coming to Albany with a goal to win the school’s first state soccer title, fourth-year coach Aly Joslin and his Lady Knights find themselves one win from fruition.
History will be made one way or another today when the Baconton Charter Lady Blazers girls tennis team becomes the first sports program since the school opened to play for a state championship.
GISA STATE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Crisp Academy baseball team honors fallen teammate with first-round sweep in state
The Wildcats have fallen teammate James Bodrey on their mind as they cruise through the first round of the GISA Class A state tournament Friday. (ADDS: roundup items on Deerfield, Randolph Southern, Sherwood, Westwood, SGA and Terrell Academy)
The Albany State softball team opens NCAA Regionals with a challenging game against reigning national champ Valdosta State, but the Lady Rams are ready after surviving a wild conference tourney just to get here.
Darton baseball comes from behind to beat South Georgia in the opening round of the region tournament Wednesday, setting up its next game with rival Middle Georgia today.
The 38-12 and nationally-ranked No. 9 Cavs have already tied a program record for wins in a season, but now they are looking for the first Region XVII baseball title in school history.
It’s been less than a week since Uyl Joyner stepped down as offensive coordinator at Albany State, and coach Mike White has dozens of candidates knocking on his door about the job.
Baconton’s history-making baseball team was one out — one disputed call at home plate — away from reaching the second round of the state playoffs Saturday, but after rain postpones the outcome of the decisive Game 3 until Monday, it takes Turner County just four minutes to end the Blazers’ dream season.
GHSA STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS ROUNDUP: Controversy rains down on Game 3 of series between Baconton, Turner; Miller splits
A nasty home-plate collision on what would’ve been the final out — and a Baconton win — to eliminate Turner County from the state playoffs is disputed, as the decisive Game 3 goes to extras before being delayed and postponed by rain until Monday at 4 p.m. (ADDS: roundup items on Miller County, Crisp County, Worth County and Westover)
GHSA STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS ROUNDUP: Baconton baseball splits state opener with Turner Co.; Lee County swept
Baconton survives its state playoff elimination game Friday in driving rain and forces a deciding Game 3 against Turner County today to keep its dream season alive.
The Rams will kick off the 2013 football season in four months, and suddenly they find themselves with no offensive coordinator or starting quarterback.
Casey Kincheloe scores three goals to lead Deerfield-Windsor to a semifinal win against defending state champ Westminster, putting the Lady Knights one victory away from the program’s first state title.
Albany State defensive lineman Justin Blash will try out for the New York Giants, while running back Nathan Hoyte and wide receiver Ronnie Tubbs will attend the New Orleans Saints rookie mini-camp.
Westover’s Katie Brown scores on a header during the final minutes of the second overtime Tuesday during the opening round of the GHSA Class AAAA state soccer playoffs, clinching the Lady Patriots’ first state postseason victory in seven years.
Darton’s Nate Ferrell caps off a wild game against Middle Georgia with a walk-off single to snap the Cavs’ three-game losing streak.
The Deerfield girls are moving on to the GISA Class AAA Final Four after beating Mount de Sales on Friday night at home — as reigning Herald Player of the Year Casey Kincheloe breaks the school scoring record — but the boys are done after MDS knocks off the Knights. (ADDS: item on Terrell Academy girls falling in Class AA Elite 8)
Albany State's pitchers can't find the strike zone during their elimination game Friday against Miles College, and the No. 1-seeded Rams are eliminated from the conference tournament after a 14-1 rout.
The Lady Cavs have had plenty of adversity this year, but they are focused and ready for this week’s Region XVII softball tournament.
Westover speedster Josh Black, who has a knack for making highlight-reel plays in the outfield and swinging a big bat, is taking his talents to Statesboro.