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Florida State's Mike Norvell apologized Thursday after a star player accused the coach of lying about personally connecting with every football player to discuss the police killing of George Floyd and ensuing protests against racial injustice.

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players reaffirmed their stance for full prorated pay, leaving a huge gap with teams that could scuttle plans to start the coronavirus-delayed season around the Fourth of July and may leave owners focusing on a schedule as short as 50 games.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback Jake Fromm apologized for using the phrase "elite white people" in a text conversation from more than a year ago, and posted on social media early Thursday.

Coaches will be allowed to return beginning Friday to NFL team facilities closed because of the coronavirus pandemic as the league continues preparation for training camps and its season.

The Florida State football team met with coach Mike Norvell on Thursday after a star player accused the coach of lying about personally connecting with each player to discuss the police killing of George Floyd and ensuing protests against racial injustice.

 Last fall, Ron and Sarah Fowler more than tripled the number of victories the Colquitt County volleyball team earned during the husband-and-wife coaching team’s first year leading the young Lady Packers program.

Florida State University’s Elizabeth Funderburk has earned All-America honors for the 2020 NCAA Division I Indoor track and field season in the 5,000 meters.

Josh Crawford, a member of the Colquitt County football staff when it went undefeated and won back-to-back state championships in 2014 and 2015, is returning to Moultrie.

MOULTRIE — The Georgia High School Association announced that it will allow its member schools to begin summer conditioning programs for their athletes in all sports on Monday, June 8.

MOULTRIE — Ty Phillips was a prime defensive player for the Colquitt County football teams that won 30-straight games in 2014-2015 and went to start at Georgia Southern, finishing his collegiate career last fall.

MOULTRIE — First of all, Colquitt County head football coach Justin Rogers says there are people, businesses and institutions suffering worse than high school football as the world deals with the spread of COVID-19.

MOULTRIE — If the National Football League plays its 2020 season this fall, Cameron Erving is likely to be wearing a different jersey than the one he wore last year.

NORMAN PARK – As it approaches two months since a worldwide shutdown of most live competitive sporting events began, it looks as if the concept of winning and losing is returning to Colquitt County.

MOULTRIE – Just more than a month ago, Moss Farms Diving Tigers head coach John Fox was in San Antonio checking out the facility for the 2020 USA Diving Junior Nationals. Competition on the boards was going on at this time, but not much – if any – in terms of athletic competition in the coun…

Needmore Speedway officials announced on their website earlier this week that the April 25 racing program is cancelled due to Georgia's shelter-in-place order, which is still in place through April 30. The next scheduled event at Needmore, located off John Vickers Road in Norman Park, is May…


MOULTRIE – The Georgia Recreation and Parks Association athletic committee met Monday and voted to cancel all District and State baseball and softball tournaments for the 2020 season. The announcement, posted on, also stated that no decision was made on swimming and tennis competiti…

VALDOSTA – After more than an hour of private executive session, the Valdosta City School board of education voted to table the consideration of a new football coach at Valdosta High School.

Allow me to present a recollection from covering Little League tournament softball in Warner Robins. It was, in fact, among the last competitions I covered before relocating to Moultrie.

MOULTRIE – Mike Simpson has every reason to be excited. So he never allows frowns on any of the faces that come to the Bridge Creek Clays shooting range.

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MOULTRIE [mdash]Larry Lewis of Norman Park passed away. The viewing will be held Friday, June 5, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m at Southview Mortuary. We ask that you wear a facial covering to enter. Services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at The Portico at Southview Mortuary and we a…

VALDOSTA [mdash] Callie Inell Browning Daniels, 93, of Valdosta, died on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at her residence following a period of declining health. She was born on April 13, 1927 in Nashville, Georgia to the late Martin Chester Browning and Rosa Sutton Browning. She was dedicated to her…

MOULTRIE [mdash]Cythia Feijoo 61 of Moultrie transitioned from this life on Monday, June 1, 2020. Services are incomplete at the this time and will be announced at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Southview Mortuary, Inc.