LEESBURG — Propelled by a third place finish by Alexis Tucker, Tift County’s Lady Devils took third at the Lee County Invitational cross country meet last Friday.
VALDOSTA - Tift County hit three more home runs and handed the Lowndes Vikettes their first region loss of the season Thursday night. Tift won the first game 2-1, with Lowndes taking the second by a 4-1 score.
League teams will play eight regular-season games in eight weeks and all teams will play a ninth game the week of the conference championship game.
TIFTON — Tiftarea Academy, Fitzgerald, Irwin County and Turner County are scheduled to resume their football seasons Friday night. All will be on the road, except Turner, which hosts Fitzgerald.
CHULA - A fifth inning base hit by Laura Ann Jones turned out to be the difference in Monday's Tiftarea Academy-Citizens Christian softball game, one that ended very differently than the way it started.
CHULA — Ware County and Valdosta took the varsity team crowns Sept. 12 at the annual Panther Prowl cross country meet at Tiftarea Academy. Ware had four of the top 10 runners and 27, easily giving them the girls crown over Brookwood School. Though with one more point than Ware, Valdosta was …
WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Storm-weary Gulf Coast residents prepared for a new weather onslaught Monday as Tropical Storm Sally slowly churned toward them, with forecasters predicting landfall as a hurricane.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons went all season without a 100-yard rusher in the backfield last year, so when Todd Gurley became available as a free agent, they were eager to sign him.
TIFTON — Volleyball continued its rampage Saturday, defeating all three of its region rivals at a home meet. Tift County won over Camden County, Colquitt County and Lowndes.
FLOWERY BRANCH — The Atlanta Falcons will be without cornerback Kendall Sheffield and defensive end Charles Harris for Sunday's season opener against the Seattle Seahawks.
TIFTON — The Tift County Blue Devils' football absence will extend at least one more week. The Tift County School System announced Saturday that the team won't be playing at Thomas County Central next Friday.
TIFTON — Tift County Schools Superintendent Adam Hathaway has issued an update regarding the football program Friday afternoon. The team had been scheduled to face Valdosta Friday night, but canceled hours before kickoff because of positive COVID-19 cases on the team.
MOULTRIE — Tift County’s Lady Devils hit not one homer in a game Thursday afternoon against Colquitt. They didn’t hit two, or even three. Four Lady Devils hit the long ball.
TIFTON — Tiftarea Academy starts its hunt for its third consecutive GISA football final four tonight. The Panthers trek all the way to Stockbridge, where they meet Community Christian in their regular season opener.
TIFTON — Tift County football has been without head coach Ashley Anders this week. The Blue Devils head coach has been hospitalized with COVID-19.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball coaches are pushing the idea of having next year’s NCAA Tournament include all eligible teams in Division I.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie kicker Rodrigo Blankenship spent last weekend putting together Lego sets as the Indianapolis Colts debated his future.
CHULA — Tiftarea Academy broke a close game open Tuesday night in beating Westwood. Up 4-2 in the bottom of the sixth, the Lady Panthers added five runs to coast to victory.
TIFTON - Josie Bullington launched a softball into outer space in the fifth inning Tuesday and the Tift County Lady Devils rallied for a 6-2 win over visiting Berrien.
The Atlanta Braves' season-long rotation woes continued Tuesday when Max Fried, the top healthy starter, was placed on the 10-day injured list.
NEW YORK (AP) — Roster cuts were made and practice squads filled out around the NFL during what's always a busy weekend on the league's waiver wire.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons cut former first-round pick Laquon Treadwell and two quarterbacks Saturday as they got down to the 53-man roster limit for the regular season.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The second preseason scrimmage for No. 4 Georgia on Saturday provided no clarity to the quarterback competition that continues without a top contender.
CORDELE - Defense was king Friday night as Tift County visited Crisp County to start the 2020 high school football season. The Cougars scored a first quarter touchdown and, well, that was it for the evening. Crisp won 7-0 as neither side had much success moving the football.
TIFTON — Tift County middle school cross country coach Laural Mullen knows that sports are not always about wins and losses. They are not always about points or standings or finish times. Sometimes, Mullen knows, sports are about humanity.
TIFTON - Paige Hill gave up no earned runs in 10 innings Thursday, but her efforts were not enough after Tift County dropped the first game of its region doubleheader against Camden County, 1-0. Camden took advantage of a four-run fifth to win the second contest, 6-2.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jamie Newman, the Wake Forest transfer who was projected to start at quarterback for No. 4 Georgia, is opting out of the season to prepare for the 2021 NFL draft.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Seaver transformed a franchise and captivated a city, setting enduring standards as he whipped his powerful right arm overhead for the Miracle Mets and dirtied his right knee atop major league mounds for two decades.
This Week's Circulars
- Suspect arrested in June shooting death
- Tift area can expect inches of rain from Sally
- AgGeorgia Farm Credit announces relationship manager in Nashville
- Donated plant stands come home to Myon
- Tift reports one death, six COVID-19 cases Sunday
- County commission sends service delivery proposal to city
- Red hot run for Lady Devils in TCC sweep
- Tift-Thomas County Central football game canceled
- Nurse alleges 'inhumane' medical practices at Irwin County immigrant detention center
- TCRD cancels fall sports
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