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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry has entered the NBA draft.

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CAIRO – The future of this year's spring sports hangs in the balance amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Included are the spring football practices for high school teams across Georgia, which are generally held in late April and early May. 

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THOMASVILLE — The future of this year's Georgia high school spring sporting events will be discussed Friday between Georgia High School Association Executive Director Robin Hines and the GHSA's Associate Directors. 

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TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 on Tuesday, ending weeks of speculation that the games could not go ahead as scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 on Tuesday, ending weeks of speculation that the games could not go ahead as scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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THOMASVILLE – Like other football coaches across Georgia, Thomasville High coach Zach Grage is away from his team this week, and for at least the rest of March, due to concerns over the spread of the  coronavirus pandemic. And like his coaching brethren, Grage is hopeful the team veterans ar…

THOMASVILLE — Dr. and Mrs. Jim Story, directors of the Rose City Run Events, have cancelled the 2020 43rd annual Rose City Run Events for the health safety of the walkers, runners, Thomasville YMCA employees, the volunteers and city and county employees and health care workers — all who have…

Todd Gurley has gone from the NFL's top running back to looking for a job.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are trying to mitigate one of the costliest mistakes in franchise history. The Chicago Bears could benefit from the purge.

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons and Dante Fowler have agreed to a $48 million, three-year contract, reuniting the outside linebacker with one of his coaches in college.

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THOMASVILLE – Thomas County Central football coach Ashley Henderson may not be around his team as much this week as he's used to but still expects his players to continue their offseason program. 

BOSTON (AP) — Over the past two decades, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick built the most successful player-coach partnership in NFL history, establishing the core of the Patriots’ championship culture.

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THOMASVILLE - Thomas County Central's annual Yellow Jacket Invitational, scheduled for Saturday at Thomas County Stadium, has been cancelled, along with other spring sporting events for the next two weeks, according to Central athletic director Sam Holland.

THOMASVILLE – Some of the top track and field teams in South Georgia and a few from North Florida are expected to be at Thomas County Stadium on Saturday, March 14 for the annual Yellow Jacket Invitational.

THOMASVILLE — Coffee’s Wes Lott held Thomas County Central to two runs on nine hits over 5 2/3 innings, and the Coffee Trojans escaped with a 5-2 non-region baseball win Tuesday.

NASHVILLE — Three Thomasville pitchers combined to hold Berrien to four hits, and the Bulldogs, now 8-4, picked up a 5-3 road win Tuesday.

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Several college basketball conference tournaments have been canceled moments before tipoff, putting the NCAA Tournament at risk.

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas.

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CAIRO – The Cairo Syrupmakers baseball team is 11-4 and 6-0 in Region 1-AAAA halfway through the season. Cairo coach Chad Parkerson believes there is still room for improvement for his team, which has won four straight heading into Thursday's doubleheader at home against Westover.

Eric Dickerson from SMU, Heisman Trophy winner Eric Crouch from Nebraska and the late Steve McNair from Alcorn State are among 17 players selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

THOMASVILLE — Jaylen Jones drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning, and the Thomasville Bulldogs rallied to beat Leon (Florida) 6-5 Saturday.

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THOMASVILLE — The newly-crowned GISA Class AAA girls basketball champions are already thinking about defending their crown.

THOMASVILLE — The Cook Hornets scored four times in the third inning and held on for a 4-3 win over Thomasville Bulldogs on Tuesday night. 

THOMASVILLE — Seth Nelson's bases-loaded walk in the top of the 11th inning lifted Lee County to a 2-1 win over Thomas County Central in a non-region baseball game Tuesday.

THOMASVILLE — Ella Grace Squires was a towering presence Saturday night in Brookwood's GISA Class AAA championship win over Deerfield-Windsor.

Nic Gable went 2-for-4 with a double and knocked in two runs, and the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets moved to 3-0 in Region 1-AAAAA baseball with a 5-2 win over Veterans on Friday.

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AMERICUS –  The GISA Region 3-AAA girls basketball champs couldn't capture the state crown Saturday night. That belongs to the Brookwood Lady Warriors.

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THOMASVILLE — Prior to a Region 1-AAAAA baseball game against Bainbridge on Thursday night, the Thomas County Central Baseball team held a very special first pitch ceremony for the life of Coach Devyn Newberry, who took the field for the Yellow Jackets as player from 2008-11 and a coach from…

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Mr. Virgil Dominic Dumas was born January 11, 1958 to Harry and Deloris Dumas in Vacherie, LA. He passed away on March 27, 2020. He leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife: Carolyn Dumas; 3 children: Angelina Felton (Tonkevious), Maurice Dumas and Sharonda Dumas; a host of siblings, gran…

Graveside Service for Freddie Lee "Bo" Wyche of Tallahassee, FL will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Peaceful Rest Cemetery on North Pinetree Blvd. in Thomasville, GA. [mdash] Hatcher-Peoples Funeral Home

Johnny Ross son of the late Allen Henry and Dorothy Ross passed away March 29, 2020. He leaves to mourn a host of relatives and friends. Graveside services for Johnny Ross at Peacefulrest Cemetery, Friday, April 3, 2020 at 11 AM [mdash] Hatcher-Peoples Funeral Home

Mrs. Leatha Allen daughter of Lloyd and Rosa Mae Harrell passed away March 30, 2020. She leaves to mourn a devoted and loving husband Jimmy Lee Allen and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 5:00pm at Hatcher Peoples Funeral Chapter …

Mr. James D. Tucker, 92 of Quitman passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family, on March 30, 2020. Mr. Tucker was born in Colquitt County on June 21, 1927 to the late Queen Esther Chapman Tucker and James Cleveland Tucker. He was a devoted husband for 67 years and a lo…