Kirby Smart gives much credit to first-year Arkansas coach Sam Pittman for helping to make No. 4 Georgia an annual contender for the Southeastern Conference championship.
CAIRO — It had been 30 years, according to Zach Grage and his staff’s research, that a Thomasville High School football senior class had won three games against two of its closest rivals.
CRAWFORDVILLE, Florida — In their first visit to Crawfordville, the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets found the host Wakulla War Eagles up to the challenge, taking the inaugural meeting of the two programs by a 29-7 score.
THOMASVILLE — Lexie Delbrey’s grand slam in the top of the sixth inning helped Bainbridge pull away for an 8-1 Region 1-AAAA softball win over Thomas County Central on Thursday.
THOMASVILLE — Brookwood will play its first Georgia High School Association (GHSA) opponent on Friday. Then it'll play two more in the following four weeks.
THOMASVILLE — There's a saying among coaches that teams improve the most between games one and two. Thomas County Central head coach Ashley Henderson has no doubt that will happen Friday night when the Yellow Jackets travel to Wakulla (Fla.).
THOMASVILLE — First it was a game with former Region 1-AA rival Brooks County. Then came the annual Rose City Rumble with Thomas County Central. This week it's the battle for the Syrup Pitcher with Cairo.
THOMASVILLE — Coaches talk about the greatest improvement in their team is normally seen from week one to week two. For Cairo’s Steven DeVoursney, it took almost to the end of last Friday’s tilt with Brooks County that he see his team perform like it’s capable of doing.
THOMASVILLE — Thomasville High School’s Mallory Fletcher retired 10 of the last 11 batters she faced, and the Lady Bulldogs softball team held on for a 7-6 win over Brookwood on Monday.
THOMASVILLE — Two weeks into the regular season and the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets are already having to reshuffle its schedule again.
The Maclay Marauders scored two second-half touchdowns and held the visiting Brookwood Warriors scoreless over the final two quarters for a 27-13 win Friday night.
THOMASVILLE — A week after their ground game was stifled in the season opener, the Thomasville Bulldogs running attack put enough distance between them and their closest rival.
CAIRO — The Cairo Syrupmaids' return from quarantine has been a successful one so far. After defeating Brookwood 11-3 last week, Cairo toppled Baconton Charter 4-3 Wednesday night.
THOMASVILLE — A rivalry rich in tradition with a history of great players and coaches and even greater games resumes Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium when Thomas County Central travels to play Thomasville.
THOMASVILLE — This year's version of the Rose City Rumble will feel and look a little different for the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets and Thomasville Bulldogs. When the two teams tangle Friday night, the 53rd edition of a rivalry dating back to 1962 will be played in front a reduced c…
Fans of the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets will be able to watch the action of the 2020 football season live from the comfort of their own home through a new live streaming service that will be offered by the school.
THOMASVILLE — It's game week for the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets. The first game week of the 2020 season is a doozy, as Central prepares for its annual Rose City Rumble with Thomasville on Friday night.
THOMASVILLE — Brookwood started its football season in dramatic fashion, winning Friday night's scrimmage 24-21 over Lafayette High School (Florida) in overtime.
THOMASVILLE — Season football tickets for Thomas County Central home games this year will go on sale Tuesday in the front lobby at Thomas County Central, beginning at 9 a.m. through 2 p.m. The season tickets for all five home games are $50 each. To purchase your ticket as a booster club memb…
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons cut former Cairo High School star J.J. Wilcox, along with former first-round pick Laquon Treadwell and two quarterbacks Saturday as they got down to the 53-man roster limit for the regular season.
QUITMAN — On a night with plenty of miscues on both sides, the Brooks County Trojans made the one big play that gave them the edge.
CAIRO — First it is Fitzgerald. Next week it's Brooks County. Then it's Thomasville. Three non-region opponents await the Cairo Syrupmakers over the first three weeks of the season. All play with a physicality that has Cairo coach Steven DeVoursney concerned, especially since his team has be…
ATHENS — Competition for the starting quarterback job at the University of Georgia shrunk by one on Wednesday when Jamie Newman announced that he was opting out of the season to prepare for the NFL Draft.
THOMASVILLE — Thomasville football coach Zach Grage has never been in this position before as a coach. Entering Friday night's season opener at Brooks County, the Bulldogs have not benefited from spring practice, enjoyed a full summer schedule or played in a scrimmage game.
ATHENS — The two transfer quarterbacks competing for the starting job at the University of Georgia have impressed first-year offensive coordinator Todd Monken — just not in the way Bulldogs fans might expect.
Worth County’s Brooke Hall capped a 4-for-4 day with a run-scoring hit, driving in Morgan Faulk with the winning run as the Lady Rams edged Thomasville 3-2 Thursday in a Region 1-AA softball game.
THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central head football coach Ashley Henderson got to see a lot of things on his checklist Thursday night — and he got to see just about everybody in a Yellow Jacket uniform hit those checkmarks.
CAIRO — Season tickets for Cairo High School football will not be sold this year, the school announced this week, and that’s just one change coming to how Syrupmaker fans will watch games during the coronavirus pandemic.
Brookwood softball's home opener Tuesday went into extra innings and ended in dramatic fashion, with the Lady Warriors walking off on Kendall Boggs' hard hit to the left-center field gap.
THOMASVILLE — COVID-19 has thrown Georgia high school football teams a curveball this offseason. The Tomas County Central Yellow Jackets are making necessary adjustments at the plate, however.
CAIRO — The topsy-turvy high school softball season hit a snag last week for the Cairo Syrupmaids. A COVID-19 positive case in the program has sidelined Cairo until Sept. 2, Cairo coach Randy Adams confirmed. That means no practices and no games for the Syrupmaids for the next week.
The date was Dec. 1, 2018. The setting was the SEC Championship game in Atlanta. Georgia and Alabama played in the postseason for the second season in a row following the National Championship game earlier that January.
Brookwood’s clay target athletes had a great showing at their first match of the season this past Saturday at Flint River Trap and Skeet in Albany. The Warriors had 19 shooters competing against 85 athletes from seven schools in the GISA. The competition consisted of 100 sporting clays and …
This Week's Circulars
- Cives Steel shutting down, 130 jobs end
- Two men wounded in early Saturday morning shooting
- Shooting victims remain in critical condition
- A big first for Brookwood
- Rape suspect extradited from Arizona
- NAACP letter questions drug squad's accountability
- Cash, meth seized in traffic stop, driver flees from scene
- Bulldogs pull away in second half to beat Syrupmakers
- No plea deal 'on the table' in Robert Carter case
- Alcohol beverage license holders fined for underage sales
Donna Sue Perkins Futch, 76, of Thomasville, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held at Whiddon Shiver Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 11:00 am with Pastor Gary Holland officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior …
Graveside Services for Mrs. Sallie Mae Trotter, 71 of Thomasville will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Highway 84, Thomasville, Georgia. The viewing will be held Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Hadley's Funeral …