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Thomasville High School and Westside Augusta High School will play on Saturday, November 28 at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Stadium. There will be two more opportunities for fans to purchase presale tickets for Saturday’s home playoff game. On a first-come, first-served basis, all playoff tic…

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THOMASVILLE — First-round dates have changed for playoff games involving Thomas County Central, Thomasville and Cairo this week. Instead of playing Friday night, all three will play on Saturday.

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THOMASVILLE — On a night the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets honored their most successful coach in program history, they also ended a state playoff drought.

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CAIRO — Before the start of Friday night's game, the Cairo Syrupmakers already had punched their ticket to the Class AAAA playoffs. They just needed to know their destination. 

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Former Thomasville High School basketball star Reggie Perry will be a member of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, after the team traded for him from the Los Angeles Clippers. 

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Thomasville High School football playoff tickets will go on sale, on a first-come, first-served basis, for their first-round playoff game against Westside Augusta beginning Monday, November 23 and continuing on Tuesday, November 24. 

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Former Thomasville High School basketball star Reggie Perry has been selected by the Los Angeles Clippers with the 57th pick overall in the 2020 NBA Draft.

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THOMASVILLE — Six weeks ago, following a 24-17 loss to Terrell Academy, Brookwood coach Shane Boggs gathered his players in the locker room and reassured them their preseason goal was still in play, even after starting the year 2-3.

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THOMASVILLE — The final week of the regular season presents a challenge Thomasville coach Zach Grage has never encountered before — resting up for the playoffs.

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THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central enters Friday night's regular season finale not yet knowing its playoff fate. A scenario exists where the Yellow Jackets could finish Friday night in a three-way tie for second and one where Central could miss the playoffs entirely.

With waterfowl hunting season opening Sat., Nov. 21, duck hunters can get to picking their favorite wetland location, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).  

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CAIRO — Second place and a home playoff game is on the line Friday night when the Cairo Syrupmakers host the Westover Patriots at West Thomas Stadium in a key Region 1-AAAA matchup.

ATLANTA (AP) — Left-hander Drew Smyly became the first of the 181 free agents to switch teams when he agreed Monday to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves, who bolstered a rotation that was depleted by injuries and disappointing performances.

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HAHIRA –– Brookwood's Nathan Yokely drilled a 36-yard field goal with no time remaining as the Warriors (7-3, 2-0 Region 3-3A) sank the Valwood Valiants (3-6, 1-1) 27-24 Friday night.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Leonard Hamilton is known for taking on a fixer upper, rebuilding programs at Oklahoma State, Miami and now Florida State. He is in his 19th season at Florida State and enjoying sustained excellence.

Bailey Hockman has taken a winding path to become North Carolina State's starting quarterback. His next chance to keep the Wolfpack's offense rolling will come Saturday against a Florida State program in which Hockman once hoped to make an impact.

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NASHVILLE — The Thomasville Bulldogs didn't show any lingering effects from last week's disheartening one-point loss to Fitzgerald for the Region 1-AA championship. It did help the Bulldogs were playing the two-win Berrien Rebels, who were overwhelmed by the Bulldogs' speed and precision passing.

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THOMASVILLE — After a record-setting career at Thomasville High School, Mallory Fletcher had one more milestone, and she reached it Thursday afternoon.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Already seven months behind schedule because of the pandemic, the most unusual Masters was 30 minutes old Thursday when the silence was interrupted by a rumble down by Amen Corner.

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NEW YORK (AP) — As opening day finally approached, Freddie Freeman had far bigger concerns than perfecting his swing and practicing his scoops.

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THOMASVILLE –—Second-half comebacks are becoming the norm for the Brookwood Warriors football team. So are regular season victories for that matter. It could lead to a GISA Region 3-AAA championship Friday night.

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THOMASVILLE — Levi Williams' next season as Thomas County Central boys basketball coach should be the most exciting and successful in his four-year tenure.

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THOMASVILLE — Abi White took to diving at a very early age. Now, it’s taking her to college.

THOMASVILLE — They’re known as multi-sport players, but Brookwood School seniors Jack Boltja and Jacob Lauderdale are headed to college with one sport in mind.

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THOMASVILLE — As disappointing as last week's 25-13 loss to Cairo was for Thomas County Central, the Yellow Jackets can ill-afford to let the disappointment linger too long — not with Region 1-AAAA favorite Bainbridge coming to the Jackets’ Nest on Friday night.

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The cart picking up golf balls on the practice range at Augusta National can only go so far. Club members were swapping tales Tuesday about the staff who reached the end of the range and had to sort through azalea bushes more than 350 yards away to pick up a few more balls.

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THOMASVILLE — There's a 24-hour rule for the Thomasville Bulldogs following a game. They have 24 hours to celebrate or sulk. It's a part of the program that Thomasville head coach Zach Grage's wife has to remind him of.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh was expected to take a step forward and be one of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s top teams in 2020. Florida State was presumed to have a dominant defense and return to prominence in the league.

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THOMASVILLE — The battle for the Barnetts Creek Bucket resumes Friday night when the Cairo Syrupmakers invade Thomas County Stadium to play the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets in a key Region 1-AAAA matchup. It's the first time the teams have played since 2017 when Cairo thumped Central 24-0. 

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THOMASVILLE — A win Friday night would be the Thomasville Bulldogs' biggest victory of the season.

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