Tifton Gazette

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January 30, 2013

Irwin wrestler sets school record

TIFTON — Irwin County wrestler Sam Tucker recently broke the school record for most individual wins in a career. After the record-breaking win at the recent Blue Devil Invitational, Tucker has a 40-3 mark this season, and 152 in his career.

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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.

    July 21, 2014

  • Parents meeting tonight at TCHS

    July 21, 2014

  • 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.

    July 21, 2014

  • 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.

    July 21, 2014

  • COLUMN: Some of the weird things I have seen

    After 30 years of doing sports and news, I have seen some great things, some bad things  and some things that made me scratch my head and go "Huh!?"

    July 19, 2014

  • dean 3.tif Fun at Dean’s Back to School Rally

    July 19, 2014 3 Photos

  • tidal wave 7-20.tif Tidal Wave performing well at state

    After the first day and a half of the GRPA State Class B/C Swim Meet, the Tiftarea Tidal Wave squad has done well.
    Swimmers 10-under competed Friday and several Tidal Wave competitors were among the top finishers.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Todd Gurley 7-18.tif Georgia's Gurley: 2,000 yards 'would be awesome'

    Todd Gurley downplays talk of being a potential Heisman Trophy candidate, but the Georgia running back can't contain a smile at the mention of one milestone that's probably unrealistic.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • tidal wave 2.tif Tidal Wave prepare to host state meet

    Tifton and Tift County will see an influx of athletes from around the state this weekend as the Tift County Recreation Department prepares to host the 2014 GRPA State Class B/C Swim Meet.

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • courtney albritton 3-28.tif Albritton moves to NCAA finals

    After a tremendous outpouring of support by the Valdosta State fan base, Courtney Albritton secured a spot in the final round of the NCAA's Favorite Elite 89 Winner contest.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

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