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LAGRANGE — Thomas County Central’s defense forced three stops on fourth downs, and Persean Taylor ran for two touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets upended the Callaway Cavaliers 24-8 Friday night.

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CAIRO — Macy Ellis went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs as the homestanding Cairo Syrupmaids downed Thomasville 15-4 Monday in a non-region softball game.

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The Thomas County Central Lady Yellow Jackets took both ends of a doubleheader from Bainbridge on Thursday, completing a three-game Region 1-AAAA sweep.

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THOMASVILLE — Five games into the season, the Thomasville Bulldogs will finally enjoy its first of two bye weeks. It comes at an opportune time as the team has two weeks to reflect on its first loss of the season and prepare for its Region 1-AA opener in two weeks.

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THOMASVILLE — A week off has rejuvenated the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets just in time for the defending Class AA champion Callaway Cavaliers.

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FITZGERALD — As expected, the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane controlled the ball and the clock Friday night against the Cairo Syrupmakers. 

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THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville Bulldogs went toe-to-toe with three of the best teams in Class 4-A, and won. Now it's time to see how they fare against one of the best in Class 3-A.

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THOMASVILLE — Coaches say all the time the biggest improvements are made between the first and second games. For the Cairo Syrupmakers, their improvements led to their first win of the season last week.

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THOMASVILLE — Scoring runs and preventing opposing teams from scoring — that is the essence of Thomas County Central softball, especially of late. 

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THOMASVILLE — What began as a slow start to the season has picked up in recent weeks for the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets. 

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THOMASVILLE — Four weeks into the season, the Thomasville Bulldogs have already stamped their claim as a team to beat in Class AA. They just proved they could compete against three of the top teams in 1-AAAA (Thomas County Central, Cairo and Bainbridge). 

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THOMASVILLE — It is the end of an era for the Thomas University softball program. After 20 years of collegiate coaching and 13 years with the Night Hawks, head coach Bill Wilson is putting down the score bookand walking away from the game, officially announcing his retirement Monday.

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Keylee Barrett threw a two-hit shutout and held Locust Grove to three hits as the Thomas County Central Lady Yellow Jackets won two games at a weekend tournament.

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Despite a surge in COVID-19 cases and an outbreak within its own program, No. 2 Georgia is thrilled to be playing between the hedges before more than 90,000 red-clad fans.

Last week a situation unfolded here locally unlike any I’ve ever even heard of before. And, in true Thomas County fashion, it ended up being one that actually helped me regain a little faith in humanity. 

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The Thomas County Central Lady Yellow Jackets collected 32 hits over two games to Monroe’s one in a doubleheader sweep Thursday with identical 16-0 scores.

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The Cairo Syrupmaids completed their three-game Region 1-AAAA softball series sweep of Westover, taking both ends of a doubleheader Thursday.

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THOMASVILLE — The Brookwood Warriors are winless through the season's first three games against three Florida schools. Head coach Shane Boggs is concerned but not panicking, as the team enjoys its bye week.

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CAIRO – The Cairo Syrupmakers may not have won on the scoreboard last week against Thomasville but being able to play a game was a win in and of itself.

THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville Bulldogs may be a Class AA program, but a win Friday night and the Bulldogs could become de facto champs of Region 1-AAAA.

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THOMASVILLE – A win was much needed and just what the doctor ordered for the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets. After dropping a pair of games to start the season, Central reached the 50-point plateau for the first time in Ashley Henderson's tenure as head coach, as the Yellow Jackets thu…

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Equipped with the most captain’s picks in Ryder Cup history, Steve Stricker added four more rookies to his American team that included a mixture of obvious choices and perhaps a surprise, but no Patrick Reed.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Clemson sophomore quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei finally has the national spotlight to himself. The Georgia Bulldogs would love nothing more than to steal it from him and set themselves up for a run at a national championship.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State is banking on improvement production from the Seminoles after spending the last nine months patching up holes at quarterback, on the offensive line, in the secondary and along the defensive line.

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THOMASVILLE — Too many Maclay big plays — and too many Brookwood mistakes — were too much for the Warriors to overcome Friday night.

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THOMASVILLE — The Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets were looking for two things in their first meeting with the Lake Placid Dragons on Friday night: establish consistency on the offensive side of the ball, and minimize the mistakes that had doomed them in their first two contests.

The Thomasville Lady Bulldogs split a Region 1-AA softball doubleheader with Fitzgerald on Thursday, winning the nightcap 8-3 after Fitzgerald won the opener 8-1.

Thomas County Central rallied for three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and held on for a 5-4 non-region softball win Wednesday over Lee County,

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The Cairo Syrupmaids finished off a three-game sweep of Region 1-AAAA foe Monroe, taking the final two games Thursday by identical 15-0, 15-0 scores.

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THOMASVILLE — The mistakes that have plagued Thomas County Central in the first two weeks of the season “are fixable,” believes Central head coach Ashley Henderson. Central looks to correct those miscues this week as the team looks to avoid an 0-3 start and capture its first win this Friday …

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CAIRO — Coaches often tout their players as being just as resilient, if not moreso, than the coaches themselves. That's being tested this year for the Cairo Syrupmakers football team.

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