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TIFTON — Homecoming has arrived and the Tift County Blue Devils follow Thursday’s parade with a football game tonight at 7:30 p.m. against the Miller Grove Wolverines.

CHULA — A year after Hurricane Michael, Tiftarea Academy resumed its annual cross country meet. The Panther Prowl took place Saturday morning at the school, sending runners on a course that stretched nearly the entirety of the campus.

TIFTON — A Tift County football player who received substantial injuries in a game with Valdosta Thursday returned home Saturday from a Macon trauma center, according to athletic sources.


TIFTON - When Tift County and Bainbridge played football Friday night at Brodie Field, one went in as undefeated defending state champions. The other entered with a record of 1-4.

TIFTON — A Tift County football player who received substantial injuries in a game with Valdosta Thursday is expected to recover but is out for the rest of the season, according to athletic sources.

TIFTON — Fitzgerald and Irwin County hit the road this week, traveling in opposite directions for tonight’s high school football games.

TIFTON — Tift County softball gets its best opportunity to make the Class AAAAAAA softball state playoffs this afternoon. All they need to do is win two out of three games from Camden County to enter as the third seed from Region 1. The games start at 4 p.m. in Kingsland. If a third game is …

Later this week we'll have a look at nicknames on Tift County's football team. Interviewed in this preview are, from left, Chrishon "Boobie" Stephens, Azaria "Stank" Smith, Stephen "Dolla Bill" Thomas and Jeffery "Ruff" Butler.

TIFTON — For the first time ever, the National Physique Committee will bring an NPC sanctioned bodybuilding competition to Tifton. The NPC is the largest and oldest amateur bodybuilding federation in the world. The Peach State Bodybuilding Championships will be held Oct. 5 at the UGA Tifton …

TIFTON — Turner County started the 2019 Region 2-A football schedule with a win last week. Tonight, they can keep themselves at the top of the conference, provided they win over Charlton County. Action will take place at Alan Hobby Field in Ashburn starting at 7:30 p.m.

TIFTON — Tift County cross country returns to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College this Saturday morning for the 18th annual Tift Invitational. Action gets started at 8:30 a.m. with the high school girls. Boys will follow at approximately 9:15. After the varsity athletes exit, middle schoole…

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech's basketball team was banned from postseason play for the upcoming season and slapped Thursday with four years of probation for major recruiting violations committed by a former assistant coach and an ex-friend of head coach Josh Pastner.

TIFTON — The Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane will take it a bit easier this week. They are off Friday night, a welcome respite from five weeks of football battles, according to head coach Tucker Pruitt. Pruitt’s job is only slightly easier Friday; he and his assistants are going scouting at a fe…

CORDELE - Tift County is set to wrap up the regular season Thursday with a doubleheader at Colquitt County. Monday, they traveled to Crisp County, but fell behind early in an 11-2 loss.

After giving up a point to Camden County, Tift County clinches the first set of Saturday morning's volleyball match, 25-22. The Lady Devils unfortunately did not have the same luck in the next two sets, dropping them 25-22 and 15-12. Tift finished out the day by defeating Colquitt County and…

LILBURN — For the first half, Tift County had Parkview running back Cody Brown's number. So much so that the Blue Devils held the four-star and No. 2-ranked running back in the country to three yards on nine carries.

TIFTON — Turner County has victory on its mind today head coach Nick Hayes as looks to rebound from his first loss ever as high school head football coach.

TIFTON — The Tift County Blue Devils embark on their longest road trip of the regular season tonight. Their destination is the Big Orange Jungle and the Parkview Panthers at 7:30 p.m.

ATLANTA — Ronald Acuña Jr. became the second-youngest player in baseball history to hit 40 homers in a season, Freddie Freeman also drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves clinched at least a tie for first place in the NL East with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.


TIFTON — Tift County celebrated Senior Night Tuesday, honoring five of its veteran softball players with a pregame ceremony.