The Charlton County Indians knew they had their hands full going into the game against second-ranked Brooks County. While the Tribe showed lots of positives, it would be the big play ability of the Trojans that led them to a 42-7 win in Region 2-A action.

The Charlton County Maidens advanced to the second round of the GHSA State Softball Playoffs after beating Wilcox County twice in their best-of-three series. The Maidens will be on the road for the second round, traveling to play Social Circle in a doubleheader Wednesday with an “if-needed” …

The Charlton County Maidens softball team wrapped up the regular season in fine fashion as they shutout their final three opponents last week and will enter postseason on a six game winning streak. The 18-4 Maidens will begin the state playoffs at home on Wednesday when they host Wilcox Coun…

The Charlton County Maidens wrapped up the regular season on a six-game winning streak and will enter the GHSA State Playoffs Wednesday against Wilcox County. The 18-4 Maidens will host Wilcox in a doubleheader Wednesday with an if game to be played Thursday in the best of three series. Wedn…

The Charlton County Maidens softball team dropped a tight non-region game to Brantley County before reeling off three straight region wins against Clinch County, Lanier County and Irwin County. The Maidens are 15-4 overall and 11-1 in region play. They will play Echols County at home on Tues…

The Charlton County football team dropped their first game of the year last Friday night when they were defeated by Turner County, 13-7. The Indians get this week off to regroup before having to face Brooks County in Quitman next Friday night.

With all the rain outs earlier in the season the Charlton County Maidens softball team is having to play catch up before the end of the regular season. With that being said the Maidens played five games last week and came out on top in all of them to improve to 12-3 on the season and push th…

The Charlton County Indians and Clinch County Panthers had squared off seventy times over the years prior to last Friday night. Many games have come down to the wire and Friday night’s game will be added to that list after Wyatt Crews’ extra point in overtime proved to be the difference in a…

The Charlton County football team prevailed in the 71st edition of the Swamp War over Clinch County 35-34 in overtime. Jalen Lilley rushed for 242 yards and his fifth touchdown tied the score in overtime. Wyatt Crews kicked the deciding extra point to give the Tribe the win. The overtime gam…

The Charlton County Indians celebrated Homecoming in style after defeating Tiftarea Academy 28-14 last Friday night at Champ Bailey Field in Folkston. At halftime Jordan Shivar was selected the Homecoming Queen.

The Charlton County football team used 100 yard rushing efforts and two touchdowns each from Jaylen Lilley (125 yards) and Jaylen King (100 yards) to defeat Tiftarea Academy last Friday night to improve their record to 4-0 on the season.

In another week when more games were canceled than were played, the Charlton County Maidens’ softball team dropped their lone contest of the week when they fell to Appling County, 8-1, last Tuesday. Games against Islands and Brooks County were canceled due to weather issues.

The Charlton County Indians used a “bend but don't break” defensive effort, along with a gritty fourth quarter offensively to pull away from McIntosh County Academy, 22-8, last Friday night in Darien. The Indians improve to 3-0 on the season for the first time since 2017 when they began, 4-0.

The Charlton County football team defeated McIntosh County Academy last Friday night in Darien, to improve to 3-0 on the season for the first time since 2017. The Tribe got two fourth quarter touchdowns to pull out the win.

 The Charlton County Maidens softball team saw their record go to 5-2 on the season after beating Atkinson County, 8-0, before falling to Lanier County, 6-1. With the loss to Lanier, the Maidens fall to 3-1 in Region 2-A behind unbeaten Lanier and 4-1, Irwin County.

Before Recreation Night festivites got underway Friday night, the Charlton County athletic department honored Herald writer and recreation employee Glenn Hughes (center) for outstanding support. Hughes has covered more than 400 straight football games and continues to support the Indians in …

The Charlton County football team improved to 2-0 on the season after shutting out Long County 40-0 at Champ Bailey Field last Friday night. The Indians will be on the road this Friday when they play McIntosh County Academy in Darien.

The Charlton County High School Band of Pride kicked off the new school year practicing their new half-time show, an eight-minute long event that features songs every generation will enjoy. The members practice weekly on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, learning the beats, choreography and much…

The Indian offense will return several starters – or those who played a lot from last year – and offensive coordinator Dusty Phillips hopes that pays off in year two of the offensive system he installed a year ago. The Tribe averaged 24 points a game last season and are looking to increase t…

The year was 1971. The Charlton County Indians were coming off a 4-6 record the previous season, but had fallen one game short of winning Region 2-B in 1970. The Tribe was optimistic that this would be their year to claim the title in Coach Warren Purvis’ second season at the helm.

The junior varsity edition of the Charlton County football team got their season underway last Thursday, when they hosted Brantley County at Champ Bailey Field. Most JV players fly under the radar as they don't see much or any action on Friday nights. But when this bunch of Indians got their…

The Charlton County Maidens softball team continued to battle Mother Nature as they were only able to get one game in last week. The Maidens defeated Clinch County to improve to 4-1 on the season.

In a game that spanned over two days, the Charlton County Indians opened up the 2021 football season with a hard-fought win over the Brantley County Herons in Nahunta. Lightning followed by a torrential downpour ending up stopping play on Friday night with only half of the opening quarter co…

Although it took playing on two different days to complete, the Charlton County Indians football team got their season off to a good start with a 27-19 win over Brantley County in Nahunta. Lightning and rain on Friday forced the completion of the game to Saturday morning. The Tribe will have…

The Charlton County Maidens softball team recorded their third straight shutout in as many games last week, after knocking off Turner County 15-0 in three innings in Ashburn last Thursday.

The Charlton County Maidens softball team improved to 3-0 on the season after shutting out Turner County on the road last week. The Maidens have yet to give up a run in the three games. Things will get a little tougher as they hosted Glynn Academy Monday, Lanier County on Tuesday and will pl…

The Charlton County Maidens softball team got their season off to a fantastic start after shutting out Dougherty from Albany and Seminole County in Thomasville on Saturday. The Maidens got great pitching and timely hitting in winning both games convincingly.

The Charlton County Indians showed members of the community a glimpse of the upcoming season last Friday night at Champ Bailey Field when they scrimmaged against each other as part of the Meet the Maidens and Indians event, sponsored by the Athletic Department and the Chamber of Commerce. Th…

The Charlton County Maidens softball team opened up their season in a good way last Saturday in Thomasville. The Maidens shut out both Dougherty and Seminole County, while giving up just one hit in the two games.

Last Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Waycross, 912 Sports Magazine hosted Media Day for the upcoming football season. Coaches from all classifications representing the 912 area code were in attendance, including Charlton County head coach Russ Murray. Coaches gave those in attendance a rundo…

Charlton County Indian football and Maiden softball returned to their respective fields this week to begin preparation for their upcoming seasons.

Charlton County Indian football and Maiden softball is right around the corner. I erroneously had reported that practice begins on August 1, but you'll have to wait one more day as Monday, August 2 is the official first day to begin practice. It will be good to see the local athletes back ou…

The Charlton County Indians and Maidens continue their off season work before officially starting practices on August 1. The Maidens softball team won't have many days to get ready as they open their season on August 7-8 at the Thomasville Invitational Tournament.

The 8U Charlton County Swamp Monsters competed in the Battle at the Border baseball tournament Saturday, June 26. The team led by Spencer Howell, Scott Owens and Derek Beard placed second overall receiving the silver champion rings. This tournament took place at Deuce Lloyd Sports Complex lo…

We're just a few weeks away from the football Indians and softball Maidens returning to the gridiron and the diamond to begin fall practices. Both teams will begin practices on August 2 in preparation for the upcoming season. 

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