Last week with the closing of schools statewide for the remainder of the school year, the Georgia High School Association canceled the remainder of the spring sports schedules. I would like to thank the seniors who put in all the hard work only to see their final chance to compete cut short.…

It's getting harder and harder every week to come up with a sports column when no action is taking place on the fields and courts nationwide.

The big news of the sporting world and the entire world remains the effects of the coronavirus that has shut down day-to-day activities everywhere.

The Bethune Middle School Maidens softball team picked up two wins in three tries last week to run their season record to 3-4 on the season.

Two Charlton County senior basketball players saw the fruits of their labor rewarded by being named to the Region 2-A First Team selected by the coaches in the region. Guard Seaquan Clark and center Zuryan Williams were selected to the first team while junior Jaheim Pollock was a second team…

The Charlton County baseball team ran their record to 11-3 on the season after picking up wins last week over Lanier County and Baker County (FL) before their season was suspended due to the threat of the Coronavirus. It is unknown if, or when, the season will resume.

The big news of last week was the cancellation of sporting events locally and nationwide due to the threats of the coronavirus. Some local events did get played before the suspension of activities began.

The Charlton County Maidens had a young team this past season, but it didn’t prevent them from having representation on the All Region 2-A basketball squad.

The Charlton County slow pitch softball team remained unbeaten on the season after sweeping a doubleheader from Thomas County Central last Monday in Douglas.

Last week the information printed in the Herald was not 100% accurate and I apologize for any misinformation, as it is my goal to give all deserving student-athletes their due.

The 10-under girls of the Charlton County Recreation Department became the first ever girls team to win a state championship after winning four games last weekend in Alma, at the GRPA Class C State Tournament.

The Charlton County baseball team saw their record go to 9-3 on the season after beating region foe Telfair County, before seeing their seven-game winning streak snapped by Long County. The Indians are currently 4-1 in Region 2-A play, just one game behind region-leading Wilcox County.

Congratulations to the 10-under girls basketball team for winning the GRPA State Class C State Tournament in Alma last weekend; becoming the first girls team to win a state title for the recreation department. Many thanks go out to Quin Reed, Tiara Dasher, and Shaundra Jackson for their time…

Charlton County High School sent a team of weightlifters for the first time to compete in the GACA Area Weightlifting Championship last weekend in Statesboro, and four team members qualified to advance to the State Meet. Tony Cobb was the area champion in his weight class, while Caleal Burro…

Charlton County High School sent a team of weightlifters for the first time to compete in the GACA Area Weightlifting Championship last weekend in Statesboro, and four team members qualified to advance to the State Meet. Tony Cobb was the area champion in his weight class, while Caleal Burro…

The Ten-under girls basketball team of the Charlton County Recreation Department competed in Alma last weekend at the GRPA District 2 Tournament and in the end claimed the title to advance to the state tournament which will also be held in Alma this weekend. After receiving a first round bye…

The Charlton County baseball team had a busy week last week and came out unscathed after winning all five contests and improving their record to 8-2 on the season.

The Charlton County baseball team had a busy week last week and came out unscathed after winning all five contests and improving their record to 8-2 on the season.

Congratulations to the 10-under girls basketball team of the Charlton County Recreation Department after winning the GRPA District 2 Tournament last weekend. They will now advance to the state tournament beginning this Friday in Alma.

The slow pitch softball team of Charlton County High School opened their season last Saturday at home against Baker County (GA) and came away with two convincing wins.

The Bethune Middle School track and field teams put on a good performance last week in a three-way meet that included Hilliard and Callahan Middle Schools.

Rain put a damper on some of the local sports action last week, but the Charlton County baseball team did get two of their four games played during the week. The Tribe fell in their Region 2-A opener against Wilcox County before bouncing back to knock off Bradwell Institute.

The Bethune Braves baseball team got their season off to a good start last Monday scoring all of their runs early on to take a 7-1 win over Camden Middle School.

In a pair of close games last Saturday, the Bethune Maidens split a doubleheader with Fernandina Beach Middle School in Folkston. Fernandina would win the opener before the Maidens rallied back to win the second game.

The Charlton County baseball team opened up their regular season last week and claimed wins in two of the three outings. Charlton would drop the opener to Long County before rebounding back to defeat Hilliard and Brantley Counties.

The spring sports season is in full swing with high school and middle school baseball and softball beginning last week.

If last week’s preseason scrimmage against Ware County is any indication, it looks like the Charlton County baseball team will scrap and claw to the very end and not give up until the final out is recorded. 

The Charlton County wrestling team competed in the State Sectional Tournament this past weekend at Strong Rock Christian Academy, in Locust Grove, and in the end would have two of their wrestlers advance to compete at the State Tournament this weekend in Macon.

Congratulations to Seaquon Clark and Marcell Maxwell for signing letters of intent to play college football at Albany State and Defiance College, respectively. Best of luck as your football careers continue.

The Charlton County High School wrestling team sent nine wrestlers last weekend to the Area Tournament at Irwin County, and eight of those advanced to the Sectional Tournament by placing in the top four in their weight classes. The Sectional Tournament will be held at Strong Rock Christian S…

In a busy week to wrap up the regular season, the Charlton County basketball teams each won one of their final four games. Both squads defeated Irwin County at home on Monday, before losing on the road at Wilcox County, Turner County and Lanier County.

The Charlton County basketball teams wrapped up their regular season last week and will play in the Region 2-A Tournament beginning on Tuesday at Lanier County.

The Charlton County Indians and Maidens basketball teams won their only games of the week taking down Atkinson County last Tuesday night in Pearson. Their scheduled game on Saturday against Irwin County was rescheduled for Monday night due to the passing of Irwin County head football coach B…

Good news on the home front as Charlton County head football coach, Russ Murray, was released from the hospital after undergoing bypass surgery. Murray is resting comfortably and is on the mend. 

The Charlton County Indians and Maidens both picked up two wins in three tries last week as the Tribe defeated Clinch County and Echols County before falling to Irwin County. The Maidens fell to Clinch and then won out over Echols and Irwin. They have just five regular season games remaining…

The Charlton County basketball teams each won twice last week as the regular season winds down before the Region 2-A Tournament begins on February 3. The Indians are on the bubble as far as making a state playoff run, so the last five games will determine that fate.

The Charlton County basketball teams each played three competitive games last week, but could never get over the hump and dropped home games vs. Wilcox County and Turner County before falling to Brantley County on the road.

The Charlton County basketball teams each dropped three games last week as they continue to play hard, but just haven't been able to get over the hump recently.

The Charlton County basketball teams opened up the new year with three games last week. After falling to Pierce County on Thursday, the Maidens and Indians both lost close games to Lanier County Friday night. But on Saturday, both squads rebounded nicely to take down Hilliard, a team that ha…

The Charlton County basketball teams played some inspired ball last week. While the two teams only managed one win each during the week, they played close games with great crowds. So if you haven't seen them in action, they'll be at home on Tuesday and Friday, against Wilcox County and Turne…

The Charlton County Maidens and Indians continued play during the Christmas break with two away games against Appling County and Jeff Davis. The Maidens were able to defeat Appling, but fell short against Jeff Davis, while the Tribe was unable to pick up a win.

While the 2019 Charlton County Indians didn’t have the year everyone would have liked this past season, several individuals were rewarded for their hard work and effort by being selected to the All Region 2-A Football team. The team was voted on by the head coaches in the region.

The Charlton County boys basketball team dropped a tough game against Clinch County on Monday in Homerville before bouncing back to defeat Brantley County at home on Thursday. The Maidens squad played hard, but came up short in both of their games.

The Bethune Middle School basketball teams kept up their good work last week with wins over Callahan and St. Marys Middle Schools. The Maidens improved to 6-0, while the Braves won their fifth game in a row to improve to 5-1 on the year.

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