TIFTON — The Tift County Recreation Department 9- and 10-year-old All-Stars recently competed for the district tournament in Thomasville. Tift lost their first game to Sumter County June 21 and came back with a win later that afternoon against Mitchell County. Last Tuesday, the All-Stars opened with a win against Worth County that then forced them to play Sumter again. Tift fought hard for the victory, which then led them to their final loss against Bainbridge, which gave them a third place finish overall.
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Brown starting Pop Warner squad
Dreams do come true, if you ask Brian Brown. Waiting for years to set up a youth football league in Tift County, he finally has his chance. He hosts a Heads Up football camp this morning and is starting up Pop Warner teams.
"It's been a dream of mine for 10 years," he said.
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Devils to host first Taste of Tifton
Get out the party hats. Or to be true to the events, the party helmets. With the season just around the corner, the inaugural Taste of Tifton is on its way Aug. 2 as a kick-off party for the Tift County Blue Devils football team at Eighth Street Middle.
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Local swimmers 4th at state meet
After one day in the pool at Baldwin Drive Aquatic Center, the Tiftarea Tidal Wave came into Saturday's state swim championships in eighth place overall in the standings. Having to rely on their older swimmers to make up ground, the veterans pulled through.
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Two area golfers to play for world title
The Tift area will be well represented next week at the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship next week when a pair of area youngsters take to the greens at Pinehurst, N.C.
Firebirds fail to dethrone Kings
The Georgia Firebirds saw their string of hard luck continue over the weekend as they lost a 50-20 game to the Crescent City Kings in New Orleans Saturday in a Gridiron Developmental League contest.
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