MOULTRIE - It is not often that a region champion has to face an 8-2 team in the first round of the Georgia high school playoffs, but that is what Colquitt County will do next Friday on Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium.

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MOULTRIE – When Colquitt County girls basketball coach Rondesha Williams got a call on Friday that Lee County had pulled out of its Saturday game in the Albany Tipoff Tournament, she eagerly took advantage of the opportunity to have her team take the Lady Trojans’ place.

MOULTRIE — Wayne Tucker played on the Moultrie High football team as a ninth-grader and was not there just to serve as practice fodder for the upperclassmen.

The Atlanta Braves crossed one item off its Christmas wish list with the signing of starting pitcher Drew Smyly. Now, how long will it take before the reigning National League East Division champions find another bat to complement Freddie Freeman in the lineup?

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Driving accurate throws downfield, exhibiting poise in the pocket and scrambling judiciously, Taysom Hill capitalized on his first true opportunity to make his case as a candidate to one day succeed record-setting star Drew Brees as the Saints quarterback.

No more tickets will be sold for next Friday’s first-round playoff game between Colquitt County and Brookwood. If the Packers win on Friday, a second-round playoff game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 on Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium. Ticket prices are set by the Georgia High Scho…

MOULTRIE – The Colquitt County boys basketball team rode a deep senior class and the theme “Why Not Us?” to a 13-13 record, two victories over Tift County and a second-place Region 1-7A finish last season.

MOULTRIE - It is not often that a region champion has to face an 8-2 team in the first round of the playoffs, but that is what Colquitt County will do next Friday on Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium.

MOULTRIE — When it was pointed out to Justin Rogers that Colquitt County had rushed for 246 yards in the 41-0 win at Tift County last Friday, the Packers coach quickly pointed out that the Packers had also run for nearly that much in the win over Lowndes the week before.

The Colquitt County High football team will play the No. 4 seeded team from Region 4 in the first round of the Class 7A state playoffs at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, on Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium. Tickets for the game will be on sale from  8 a.m.- 3 p.m. today through Friday, N…

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mike Bobo didn't plan to be back in charge of a football team this quickly. Now that he's South Carolina's interim coach, Bobo understands his mission is to rally a fragile group of players stinging after Sunday's firing of Will Muschamp.

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.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — In this one-of-a-kind Masters that had no fans and no roars, Dustin Johnson made sure it had no drama. And when he polished off his five-shot victory Sunday with lowest score in tournament history, he had no words.

Starting quarterback Xavier Williams suffered an injury to his knee on the first play, but the Packers scored a touchdown in the first quarter and another in the second and led Tift County 14-0 at halftime at Brodie Field in Tifton.

The pandemic wrecked more plans across college football on Wednesday, with No. 12 Georgia at Missouri becoming the fourth game postponed in the Southeastern Conference alone and No. 3 Ohio State's visit to Maryland canceled because of a coronavirus outbreak among the Terrapins.

MOULTRIE – Moss Farms Diving coach John Fox is a strong believer in the “Pyramid of Success,” the 15-building block program created by Hall of Fame college basketball coach John Wooden, who led UCLA to 10 national championships.

MOULTRIE – Colquitt County received top finishes from four wrestlers and took third place in the second annual Little Packer Invitational held Saturday at the high school.

MOULTRIE — Although it has been around several years, “trap game” is one of the more recent additions to the football lexicon.

MOULTRIE — These are figures that are easy to compute: Colquitt County is among the top-scoring teams in Class 7A, averaging 45.8 points a game, and is among the most frugal, giving up just 12.3 per contest.

MOULTRIE – Abby Plymel did a little pitching for the Colquitt County softball team as a freshman in 2017.

MOULTRIE - The Colquitt County seventh-grade basketball teams both claimed victories over Newbern Middle School on their home floor at the Willie J. Williams Middle School gym on Thursday.

MOULTRIE - Not only did Colquitt County knock off nationally ranked Lowndes on Friday on Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium, the Packers smacked the Vikings into a running-clock fourth quarter and earned the Region 1-7A championship in the process.

MOULTRIE — Elizabeth Funderburk helped lead Florida State’s women’s cross country team to a third-place finish in the ACC Championships last Friday.

The Atlanta Braves starting rotation has the pieces in place to be one of, if not, the top in Major League Baseball heading into next season. With the return of Mike Soroka from a torn Achilles, along with Max Fried and Ian Anderson, the Braves have a  top 1-2-3 in the rotation that I would …

Defensive back Richard LeCounte has been moved out of intensive care in an Athens hospital as he recovers from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident that will keep him out of No. 5 Georgia's game against No. 8 Florida on Saturday.

MOULTRIE - The Colquitt County eighth-grade girls basketball team got 18 points from Amareyia Knighton and 12 from Trinity Daniels to open their 2020-2021 season with a 36-16 victory over Valdosta on Monday at the C.A. Gray Junior High gymnasium.

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