THOMASVILLE — With the way the 2020 baseball season ended prematurely for Thomas County Central, the Yellow Jackets are chomping at the bit to return to the field when practices begin on Monday, Jan. 18.
Thomas County Central High School players were named to eight spots on the all-Region 1-AAAA football first team, and Cairo had also had eight spots.
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Harris English went more than seven years without winning on the PGA Tour, and he didn't mind going one extra hole to win the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Sunday.
THOMASVILLE — National Signing Day looms in a few weeks for seniors hoping to play football at the next level. But in the age of COVID-19, finding a collegiate home is more difficult than normal.
THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville Bulldogs placed more than a dozen players on the all-Region 1-AA football team, announced Wednesday by region coaches.
THOMASVILLE – The 2020 Thomasville Bulldogs did not capture a state title or be crowned Region 1-AA champs. But they will always be remembered for how they navigated a turbulent season that involved a global pandemic and ended with a playoff loss to the eventual state champions.
THOMASVILLE — The Region 1-AAAA slate begins Tuesday night for Thomas County Central's basketball teams — hopefully. In the age of COVID-19, nothing is guaranteed; not even a scheduled region hoops contest against Dougherty.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — New South Carolina coach Shane Beamer is keeping Mike Bobo on as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
CAIRO — 2020 has been a difficult year for many, but for the children in the Grady County Recreation Department's 10-and-under co-ed soccer team it ended with victory and pizza.
THOMASVILLE — The pursuit of academic, athletic and service excellence propelled one Thomas County Central High School student to state recognition. Recently, senior Anna James earned school and state High School Heisman honors for her exemplary achievements both on and off the athletic field.
THOMASVILLE – The Brookwood Lady Warriors’ title defense has gotten off to a quiet start. Much like other teams in the Georgia Independent Schools Association, last year’s Class AAA basketball champions have been slowed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Ashley Price, a seventh grade student at Thomas County Middle School, won five tournaments and 2020 player of the year on the PinkLinks junior golf tour. She just wrapped up her season recently with a win at Seminole Legacy Golf Course.
CAIRO — The second-round defeat in the Class AAAA playoffs was a disappointment for the Cairo Syrupmakers. But don't think coach Steven Devoursney was not pleased with the way his team performed under adverse conditions all season.
THOMASVILLE — Brookwood's season came to a disappointing end in the first round of the GISA Class AAA playoffs. The focus now is on next year's squad and how it can improve on this year's 8-4 season.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Matt Kuchar and Harris English broke a bunch of their own QBE Shootout records in a runaway victory Sunday at Tiburon Golf Club.
LAGRANGE — One by one, the Thomasville High School football seniors made their way through a cordon of teammates and coaches, with head coach Zach Grage waiting at the end for one last greeting.
THOMASVILLE — Thomasville's up-tempo offensive attack has blitzed opposing defenses ever since Zach Grage arrived as head coach in 2016. But it is only effective if the Bulldogs can churn out first downs and can keep their defense off the field.
THOMASVILLE — COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on Georgia high school athletic programs. Thomas County Central's basketball teams have suspended practices and canceled games for the next two weeks.
Thomasville High School football playoff tickets will go on sale, on a first-come, first-served basis, for the quarterfinal playoff game against Callaway High School beginning Wednesday, December 9 and continuing through Friday, December 11.
CAIRO — The Jackie Robinson Boys & Girls Club played host last week to a local baseball legend who said great success can come from small places such as Cairo.
SAVANNAH — A steady drizzle caused wet conditions Friday night at Memorial Stadium, making the traditional Gatorade bath impractical for the Benedictine players who wanted to celebrate with coach Danny Britt after a 45-23 win over Cairo.
CAIRO — The Jackie Robinson Boys & Girls Club's 8th annual Diamond Affair fundraiser will take place Thursday, December 17 at the Grady Cultural Center.
CAIRO – Cairo's surge in recent weeks could meet its stiffest challenge in the second round of the Class AAAA playoffs. The Syrupmakers, winners of five straight, will head to Savannah on Friday to play the Benedictine Cadets.
THOMASVILLE — A familiar playoff foe awaits the Thomasville Bulldogs in the second round of the Class AA playoffs Friday night. The Bulldogs are wary of payback as they travel to Dodge County to play the Indians.
THOMASVILLE — Three days removed from one of the wildest and most heartbreaking finishes in Shane Boggs' tenure at Brookwood, the veteran coach had zero regrets with how his team's first-round GISA Class AAA playoff game culminated against Westfield last Friday night. Well, there was one regret:
THOMASVILLE — Thomasville is no stranger to playoff wins during Zach Grage's tenure as head coach. But even after the Bulldogs' Class AA first-round 42-13 thumping of Westside-August last Saturday, there was a sigh of relief exhaled by the Thomasville coaching staff.
Thomasville High School football playoff tickets will go on sale, on a first-come, first-served basis, for the second-round playoff game against Dodge County High School beginning Wednesday, December 2 and continuing through Friday, December 4. Tickets will be on sale at the Thomasville High…
MILLEDGEVILLE — Thomas County Central will have to wait another year to capture its first playoff victory since 2016. Even a 17-point lead and a 12-point advantage over the Baldwin Braves Saturday afternoon in the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs was not enough to propel the Yellow Jac…
THOMASVILLE — With a rare Saturday matinee kickoff time, the Thomasville Bulldogs put on an impressive performance in their Class AA state playoff first-round matchup.
PERRY — Ethan Myers was stopped just short of the goal line on a two-point try in overtime, and the Westfield Hornets survived to beat Brookwood 49-48 Friday night in the first round of the GISA Class AAA state football playoffs.
CAIRO — A team that's had to overcome quarantines and game cancellations all season begins the first round of the state playoffs where it has since 2004 — at home, preparing for a first-round playoff game.
THOMASVILLE — On paper, the first round Class AA playoff game looks like a mismatch between 6-4 Westside-Augusta and perennial postseason participant 6-4 Thomasville.
THOMASVILLE — A contrast of offensive styles meets Friday night when the Brookwood Warriors travel to Perry to play Westfield in the first round of the GISA Class AAA playoffs.
THOMASVILLE — Ashley Henderson has waited three seasons to take Thomas County Central back to the playoffs. Now that the Yellow Jackets are set to return to the postseason for the first time since 2017, COVID-19 has forced the Yellow Jackets coach to be sidelined from making the trip with hi…
THOMASVILLE — If 2020 has taught football teams anything, it's that they better be prepared for anything. So when the Georgia High School Association announced Monday morning that Class AA and Class AAAA playoff games would be moved from Friday to Saturday to make up for a potential official…
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Sharon René Martin, 54, died January 8, 2021. Sharon's parents were Frank Dean Martin, III and Shirley Ann Parker Martin. Private services entrusted to Timothy E. Kitchens Funeral Home, Riviera Beach, FL. Local survivor: Rhonda A. Martin.
Graveside Services for Mildred Powell Hudson who passed away on January 8, 2021 at her home will be at 3:30pm at Peaceful Rest Cemetery on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Mildred leaves to cherish her memories to her loving husband Derrick Hudson, three children Demetrius Ellis, Keisha Ellis, Sh…