Deerfield gets right back into the GISA Region 3-AAA title race with a 5-3 win against rival Southland.
On Thursday morning, former Miller County football coach Ronnie McNease died at the age of 58, while on Friday, his friends and family in Colquitt mourned his passing.
Albany Tech signed five men's basketball players Wednesday, adding to the Titans' total while trying to replace stars such as Wilbur Lake, Dominique Poilite and Waylon Jones.
Three generations of the Lorber family are on the same Albany Mets T-Ball team. Assistant Doug Lorber is the grandfather, son Todd Lorber is the head coach and grandson, Gordon, is a player on the team.
Albany's Wayne Jordan of AMF Bowl-A-Rama will compete in Las Vegas this weekend for the chance to win $50,000 in a two-day tournament.
Albany State's softball team has won 11 of its past 12 games and seems primed to win its first SIAC tournament championship since the 2008 season.
Albany Tennis Association president Donna Friedlander hopes Saturday's city-wide tournament jumpstarts the sport's visibility in the Good Life City.
Former Southland star Jody Sellars not only leads GSW in wins this year, but has helped propel the Hurricanes to their best season since joining Division II.
Monroe offensive lineman Bryan Chamberlain says he will sign with the ACC champion Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in February.
Alexander Johnson, who starred at Dougherty and Florida State, signed a deal Tuesday that will last the rest of the season with Houston.
Former Deerfield-Windsor star Andre Young said he was taken aback by coach Oliver Purnell's decision to leave Clemson for DePaul, but Young said he won't transfer.
At the Masters, Tiger Woods gives his first open news conference since a scandal from numerous infidelities caused him to take a break from golf.Scott Chancey, sports writer
After coaching at Westover for seven years, Jeff Caldwell tells the school he will resign as both football coach and athletic director at the end of the school year.
Jeff Caldwell, who is resigning as Westover's football coach and athletic director at the end of the school year, said he is still on good terms with players and the administration.
It's been an up and down season for former Deerfied star Andre Young in his sophomore year at Clemson as the Tigers take the court today in the NCAA Tournament against Missouri desperately wanting to make some noise in this year's Big Dance after previous disappointments.
Miller County native Valorie Brabazon still feels the pain nearly seven years after her son and former Baylor University basketball player Patrick Dennehy was shot and killed by a teammate. The Bears' program -- which hasn't been the same since -- is back in the NCAA Tournament this season for only the second time since Dennehy's death in 2003, looking to turn over a new leaf. But for Brabazon, the loss of her son is still something she wrestles with every day.
South Georgia Tech's defense ranks second in the NJCAA and could have its hands full against second-ranked Gulf Coast CC.
The South Georgia Tech women's basketball team flies today to Kansas, where they Lady Jets face Gulf Coast Community College in the first round of the NJCAA tourney.
Lineman Michael Ledford and quarterback Loy DeVane become the first football signees in Randolph Southern's history Tuesday morning.
The Dougherty County Board of Education approved the hiring of Jesse Hicks as Dougherty's football coach and Felton Williams as Albany's full-time football coach.
According to two sources, longtime Albany High assistant Felton Williams -- who coached the Indians on an interim basis last season -- will get a second shot, this time with the interim tag removed.
NASCAR's 2004 Cup Series points champ Kurt Busch visits Albany's Miller Coors on Friday morning.
Today's Snickers Marathon Energy Bar Marathon is dedicated to Sara Underdown's memory because the two will forever go hand-in-hand.- Scott Chancey, sports writer
THURSDAY'S PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Westover baseball routs Albany, 21-0, while Patriots' soccer teams demolish Crisp; DWS, Southland tennis split openers
It takes just one inning for Westover to score 15 runs as the Patriots run away from Albany, 21-0, in three innings Thursday.
Despite a furious, late rally by Westover's girls, the young Lady Patriots can't overcome Northside, Columbus in a 55-51 loss Wednesday in the second round of the GHSA Class AAA state tournament.
After splitting their first two meetings of the regular season, South Georgia Tech and Albany Tech will break that tie tonight in the opener for both team's of the Region XVII Tournament.
After a rough first half, state-ranked No. 2 Randolph-Clay cruises in the second half to a 61-34 victory in the first round of the state tournament on Saturday night against Hancock Central.
Mike Martin said earlier in the week that he had been offered the head coacing job at Albany High and likely would be the school's next coach, pending approval by the school board, although on Friday, Martin does an about-face and says he's turning down the position.
Recently granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, Westover's Aairon Savage is ready to return to the field -- and coach Gene Chizik is ready to have him back.
More than 200 people attend the 2nd annual E. Cleve Wester Scholarship Dinner at Stonebridge Golf & Country Club on Thursday.
According to multiple sources Tuesday, Baldwin's Jesse Hicks could be recommended to be the new football coach at Dougherty and former Windsor Forest coach Mike Martin could be recommended to be Albany High School's new football coach as early as today.
The Dougherty County School Board did not address the football coaching openings Wednesday at Dougherty and Albany, which could soon have Jesse Hicks and Mike Martin, respectively, as the new hires.
REGION XVII TOURNAMENT: Darton, SGT win Region XVII tourney openers; Albany Tech's season comes to end
The Lady Cavaliers pull away in the second half from Atlanta Metro for a 93-83 win, but that still doesn't sit well with Darton coach Laura Blackwell heading into a showdown with No. 1 Middle Georgia today.
Sherwood Christian star running back Dontavious Brown continues his football career by signing with Austin Peay State on Monday.
South Georgia Tech women's basketball coach Brandan Harrell and ex-Americus-Sumter star Deatric Smith receive the NJCAA Region XVII's top honors.
State golfing legend Ed Everett will officially be a part of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame after tonight's induction.
REGION 1-A BOYS ROUNDUP: Greenwave crush Pirates, setting up showdown with state power Lanier County for title tonight
The Terrell County boys basketball team can win its fourth consecutive GHSA Region 1-A title with a victory against state No. 5-ranked Lanier County tonight.
Seminole freshman Katrese Brown plays hero for the Lady Indians on Friday in an overtime win against Bacon County, while a plethora of stars shine for Randolph-Clay in a 77-35 rout of Clinch County, setting up a showdown between the two tonight in Cuthbert for the 1-A championship.
On his 50th birthday, Georgia football coach Mark Richt stops by Albany First Baptist to speak at the area FCA spring banquet.
THURSDAY'S PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Area GISA boys teams reach state quarters; Mitchell County boys, girls advance to 1-AA title games vs. Thomasville
Deerfield was one of four local private schools to advance to the GISA state quarters on Thursday, joining Sherwood, Terrell Academy and Westwood, while in the GHSA, Mitchell County's boys and girls will play for Region 1-AA titles tonight at Thomasville.
Arabian Williams scores 31 points Tuesday as the Dougherty boys advance in the Region 1-AAA tourney, earning another shot at No. 1 Monroe.
Monroe's only senior, Lakeisha Jackson, leads the Lady Tornadoes to their first region tournament game victory in at least four years.
Today's Peach County-Westover girls game has been postponed until 5 p.m. Monday. The game will determine the regular-season GHSA Region 1-AAA champion and overall tournament host. Also, the GISA 3-AAA title games will be held with the girls at 5 p.m. today, followed by the boys at 6:30 p.m. at Southland Academy.
SGA star running back signs with NAIA powerhouse Lindenwood on Thursday at the school.
A seven-run rally by Georgia Southwestern on Wednesday that gave the Hurricanes a 7-6 lead is negated by a Valdosta State rally in a 13-9 Blazers victory.
It appears the Dougherty County athletics committee may recommend new criteria for future coaching searches that will give in-house candidates a better chance of earning interviews.
Darton and Albany State's women's basketball teams will wear pink jerseys to raise breast-cancer awareness during the next two days.
LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: Bainbridge NFL star Butler to watch Super Bowl with U.S. Troops; Albany golf pro Skinner on verge of another win; ASU football set to hold tryouts
James Butler has decided to spend his Super Bowl Sunday over seas with U.S. troops.
After a 19-33 season a year ago, the Hurricanes baseball team -- paced by a host of senior leadership -- hopes experience this year gets the program back on track.
Darton College's Whitney Blackburn, who finished as runner-up in last fall's region meet, has signed to continue her career with Georgia Southwestern.