The Herald No. 2 Indians continue their best start in 30 years and improve to 7-0 with a 31-6 win against Calhoun County. (ADDS: Bainbridge vs. Hardaway; Southland vs. Pinewood; Randolph-Clay vs. Baconton Charter; Terrell County vs. Miller County; Crisp County vs. Worth County)
At 1-4, Albany State has stumbled to its worst start in 22 years, but the Golden Rams can get back on track with a homecoming win against Morehouse.
The Lady Rams fought back from a 2-0 deficit but came up short in the fifth set in a heartbreaking loss to Columbus State.
The Albany Panthers announce the signings of a dozen players on Wednesday and also announce that two new teams are added to the PIFL.
Albany State is 1-4 for the first time since 1991 but remarkably still controls its own destiny in the SIAC East Division.
Neither Albany State basketball teams were given much respect in the preseason rankings with the Lady Rams being picked to finish fourth in the East Division and the Golden Rams coming in at fifth.
The Indians snap a four-game losing streak Saturday with a win against Dougherty and improve to 1-2 in Region 1-AAAA.
Darton State College was buzzing with hundreds of basketball players, coaches and recruiters, who gathered at the junior college campus Saturday for the Southeast JUCO Jamboree.
The nationally-ranked No. 8 Lady Cavs got a goal from forward Lyana Perez 1:19 into the first overtime to avenge their only loss of the season and beat No. 5 GPC for the first time in the regular season since 2010.
Several of the top junior college women’s basketball teams from around the country will gather in Albany today for the Southeast JUCO Jamboree at Darton State College.
The Rams are rested and refocused after a bye week entering the conference game against Lane today, which ASU needs to win to control its own destiny in the East Division.
The Southwest Georgia Academy softball team improved to 20-0 and swept Southland in the GISA Class AAA state quarterfinals to advance to the first Final Four in program history. (ADDS: Crisp Academy, Lee County softball recaps)
Camilla native Jessie Atkins, the leading receiver in the conference, will likely miss the game against Lane on Saturday with a bruised elbow.
Darton men, women sweep Georgia Military College
The Darton soccer teams sweep Georgia Military College on Wednesday in the final home doubleheader of the season for the Cavs.
Worth County and Lee County both swept doubleheaders Tuesday to advance in their respective region tournaments, while Crisp County is the lone undefeated team left in the Region 1-AAAA tournament and is guaranteed a Top-2 seed in the upcoming state tournament.
The Rams took it easy last week and recovered from a brutal first-half of the season where they lost three of their first four games.
Lee County and Seminole County are the only unbeaten teams remaining in Southwest Georgia and both looked strong last Friday in blowout victories.
A day after Westwood coach Ross Worsham watched his Wildcats win the wildest game in Southwest Georgia this season, he was still shaking his head and saying the victory against Brookwood is something he will always remember.
Trying to avenge its only loss of the season, Darton was forced to play a man down in the second half but still managed to tie No. 7 Eastern Florida State.
Lee County shuts out Hardaway in the Herald No. 1 Trojans' Region 1-AAAAA opener to improve to 6-0 overall. (ADDS: Recaps from Early County-Berrien, Baconton Charter-North Cobb, Bainbridge-TCC, and Miller County-Calhoun County)
It has been nearly a month since Darton lost to Eastern Florida State, and now the nationally-ranked No. 2 Cavs travel to Melbourne, Fla., for a rematch and a chance to avenge their only loss of the season.
Albany State freshman and former Mitchell County star Jaquan Williams has caught four passes this season for 61 yards and one TD, but the speedy wideout could get a bigger role in the offense with sophomore starter Tevin Isom battling a rib injury.
The Albany Tech men’s and women’s basketball teams scrimmaged on Tuesday night and held a dunk contest and 3-point contests to kick off the start of the 2013 season. (ADDS: Photo gallery for Slam Dunk Contest)
Albany State is 1-3 for the second straight season and gets a much-needed rest without a game this weekend.
Westover had the biggest win in Southwest Georgia on Friday when the Patriots stunned Cairo, but they still sit behind unbeaten teams Lee County and Seminole County in the Fab 5 Poll.
Darton women’s soccer coach Ken Veilands won his 225th career game on Saturday, setting a new state record for victories.
The Rams fall to 1-3 on the season and 0-1 in the conference with a frustrating loss to Miles on Saturday.
Albany State will try to avenge last year’s 41-6 blowout loss to Miles when the Rams travel to Birmingham tonight for their conference opener.
Darton women’s soccer coach Ken Veilands is one win from becoming the winningest women’s soccer coach in Region XVII history.
In a rematch of last year’s SIAC championship game, the Albany State volleyball team overcame a 2-0 deficit on Thursday to beat Clark Atlanta in five sets.
As Darton prepares for a memorial service tonight to honor the life of fallen wrestler Ben Richards, athletic director Mike Kiefer says it’s not a time to start pointing blame at people for the tragedy.
Albany State’s offensive line has been opening holes for its running backs all season and has led the way for three different leading rushers in the Rams’ first three games.
The Dallas Cowboys and Jacksonville Jaguars have already sat down with ASU safety Dexter Moody and talked to him about his NFL future.
Lee County and Seminole County are both 4-0 this season and enjoyed dominant wins on Friday, while Westover is the biggest mover in the Fab 5 Poll, jumping from No. 5 to No. 3 after beating Monroe.
Albany State coach Mike White earns his 100th career win Saturday, and his players relish the opportunity to help their beloved coach reach the milestone.
After two straight losses to start the season, Albany State bounces back Saturday with a win against Elizabeth City State, giving Rams coach Mike White his 100th career victory.
Herald No. 1 Lee County improves to 4-0 for the second straight year with a 43-14 win against Morrow.
ASU looking for first win tonight vs. ESCU
The Rams are 0-2 for the first time since 2006, but the team is staying positive heading into tonight’s game vs. Elizabeth City State and believing they can turn their season around with a win.
Herald No. 2 Seminole, No. 3 Pelham clash tonight
Pelham and Seminole County are both 3-0 with explosive rushing attacks, but only one can emerge victorious tonight in a battle between the No. 2 and 3 teams in The Herald Fab 5 Poll.
The Lady Rams improve to 3-5 with a trio of wins in Day 1 of their confernece touranment Thursday at Kentucky State. (ADDS: Note on Darton women’s soccer)
After looking like “zombies” in the first half, the Darton men’s soccer team blows out Thomas University’s reserve team with four goals in the second half to win, 6-0. (ADDS: Darton women win big Tuesday)
Grambling State transfer Frank Rivers has been inconsistent to start the season, but ASU offensive coordinator Steve Smith says he still has confidence in his quarterback.
Herald Super 6er Nasheema Oliver of Crisp County commits to the University of Georgia on Monday.
The Trojans have defeated the Herald No. 2 team in back-to-back weeks and have solidified their spot at No. 1, while Seminole, Pelham, Bainbridge and Westover round out the rest of the Fab 5.
Albany State head coach Mike White is still sitting on 99 career wins after his third attempt to reach the century mark falls short against Tuskegee, which drops ASU to 0-2 on the season.
The Herald No. 1 Lee County Trojans shut down Westover’s offense on Friday and are starting to make a name for themselves on the defensive side, too. (ADDS: Notes on Deerfield, Seminole County, Monroe and Crisp County)
For the second straight week, Herald No. 1 Lee County takes care of the No. 2 team in Southwest Georgia, and this time it's the Westover Patriots who are the latest victims of Ohio State commit Stephen Collier and the top-ranked Trojans.
Darton sophomore wrestler Ben Richards’ brain activity ceased — a condition that is reportedly irreversible — on Friday after collapsing from heat exhaustion during practice last week, and members of the Cavs athletics community react to the tragedy.
SIAC giants ASU, Tuskegee meet tonight
Albany State and Tuskegee were predicted during the preseason to represent their respective divisions in the SIAC title game, and the two traditional powerhouses clash tonight at the Albany State Coliseum.
2013 could be breakout year for Rams’ Atkins
Albany State reciever and Camilla native Jessie Atkins is 13th in the nation in receiving after Saturday’s season-opening loss to North Greenville, but Atkins, QB Frank Rivers and the ASU coaching staff believe Saturday’s performance is just a sign of things to come for the junior wideout.