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WARNER ROBINS — After a promising first quarter in their Region 1-AAAAA opener, the short-handed Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets fell to the No. 4-ranked and defending region champion Warner Robins Demons 45-10 Friday night in Warner Robins. 

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FITZGERALD – A second straight Region 1-AA victory by Thomasville Friday night has the Bulldogs on the cusp of a region championship.

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FITZGERALD – A second straight Region 1-AA victory by Thomasville Friday night has the Bulldogs on the cusp of a region championship.

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THOMASVILLE — The Deerfield-Windsor Knights found just enough offense  at a most inopportune time for the Brookwood Warriors.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — For the second straight season, an abysmal start has made the playoffs a distant dream for the Atlanta Falcons even before the midpoint of the season.

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THOMASVILLE — Not long after Brookwood dropped its GISA Region 3-AAA opener to Southland, Warriors head coach Shane Boggs stressed to his team the importance of treating the 40-20 loss like the one game that it is. With the rest of the region slate still ahead for the Warriors, they can't ge…

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CAIRO — Almost a week after his team dropped its first Region 1-AAAA game, Cairo coach Steve Devoursney said his Syrupmakers are still feeling the lingering effects of their 52-46 double overtime loss to Carver-Columbus last Friday night.

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Astros right fielder Josh Reddick called out Yankees fans for tossing water bottles, baseballs and other objects on the field during New York’s 4-1 loss in the AL Championship Series on Tuesday night.

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Washington Nationals moved a party 86 years in the making from their ballpark's infield to a booze-filled clubhouse, manager Dave Martinez paused near the dugout and thrust the silver NL Championship Series trophy overhead, to the delight of loud, delirious fans stil…

LAKE WALES, Fla. — No. 14 Thomas University men’s golf shot a final round 280, 12 strokes better than any other team, to win the 26th Annual Webber Fall Invitational held at Lake Wales Country Club.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Kentucky is once again the favorite to win the Southeastern Conference men's basketball title and Florida forward Kerry Blackshear is the preseason pick as player of the year.

NEW YORK (AP) — LSU moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time and putting the Tigers behind No. 1 Alabama less than a month before the rivals meet in Tuscaloosa.

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THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville High School volleyball team capped off a long day Saturday at its home gym — and now will get to play at home at least one more time.

THOMASVILLE — A little bit of defense, a dose of special teams and a heaping helping of rushing offense gave Thomasville the lift it needed.

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THOMASVILLE — A little bit of defense, a dose of special teams and a heaping helping of rushing offense gave Thomasville the lift it needed.

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THOMASVILLE — It was the perfect elixir for a Thomas County Central football team that had suffered its first defeat two weeks ago, then limped into an open date.

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AMERICUS — The Brookwood Warriors owned the first half of the opening quarter of Friday night's game at Southland. The Raiders, however, dominated the final three quarters in the GISA Region 3-AAA opener for both teams.

COLUMBUS — Khairi McCoy scored in the second overtime and an apparent game-tying touchdown catch on fourth down for Cairo was ruled incomplete, and the Carver-Columbus Tigers held on for a wild 52-46 win Friday night at Kinnett Stadium.

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THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central has one final dress rehearsal before the opening act of Region 1-AAAAA play, which begins next week. Head coach Ashley Henderson believes his team responded positively during the open week following a humbling 38-22 loss to Brooks County on Sept. 27 and th…

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COCHRAN — The Bleckley County Lady Royals withstood Thomasville’s home run barrage and held on for a 5-4 win Wednesday in their Class AA state playoff series finale.

ATLANTA (AP) — With a stunning outburst their first time up, the St. Louis Cardinals scored 10 runs for the biggest opening inning in postseason history and dealt the Atlanta Braves another playoff heartbreak with a 13-1 rout in decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series on Wednesday.

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THOMASVILLE – Brookwood's quest for a region title begins Friday night when the Warriors open GISA Region 3-AAA play on the road against familiar foe Southland.

The Thomas County Middle School girls cross country team finished first at the Baconton Invitation Cross Country Meet out of 13 teams.TCMS boys cross country team finished fourth at the meet. 

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The reunion of the 1974 Thomasville High School Bulldogs state and national football champions and the 1973 state champions, including coaches, players, managers, cheerleaders and Julia Hickson, will be held Friday, October 11, starting at 5 p.m.

Starr’s Mill ended Thomas County Central’s season, sweeping a Class AAAAA first-round softball series 10-5 and 10-7 Tuesday.

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COCHRAN — The Thomasville Lady Bulldogs stayed alive with a 9-8 win Tuesday in Game 2 of their Class AA softball first-round playoff matchup with Bleckley County. 

AVE MARIA, Fla. — Thomas University men’s soccer defeated Ave Maria University, 6-1, to earn its first Sun Conference victory of the season.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Thomas University women’s soccer team played St. Thomas University to a 2-2 tie Saturday afternoon at Bobcat Field. 

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia offense averaging almost 43 points per game shouldn't have to make apologies if it doesn't have as many big-play passing highlights as some teams.

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Doris Lewis of Cairo died October 11, 2019. Funeral services will be held at Greater New Corinth MB Church in Cairo on Saturday, October 19, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Sylvester Williams officiating. [mdash] Weston Funeral Home

Mattie Sue Newsome Harrell, 83, of Thomasville, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held at Whiddon Shiver Funeral Home on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm with Rev. Marty Carnes officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to th…

Services for Jennie Haggins, 87 of Boston, Georgia are at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 19, 2019 at St. John AME Church in Boston, Georgia. Rev. Joseph Hankins, Eulogist and Rev. Marshall Ingram, Officiating/Pastor and interment is in the Boston Community Cemetery. Public viewing is from 10:00 …