The Charlton County Parks and Recreation Department will hold signups for youth soccer starting July 13 and ending on August 20. Soccer is for boys or girls in the age groups of six-under, eight-under, ten-under, and 12-under. The cost is $30.00. Signups will be held at the Recreation offic…

The Charlton County Parks and Recreation Department will hold signups for youth football starting July 13 and ending on August 20. Football is for boys or girls in the age groups of eight-under, ten-under, and 12-under. The cost is $35.00. Signups will be held at the Recreation office at 252…

With the GHSA mandated “Dead Week” over, the Indian football squad returned to work this week under some updated GHSA guidelines. The GHSA now allows intrasquad scrimmaging in addition to previous mandates allowing the use of balls in groups of up to 50 people.

The Charlton County Parks and Recreation Department will hold signups for cheerleading starting July 13 and ending on August 20. Cheerleading is for boys or girls in the age groups of eight-under, ten-under, and 12-under. The cost is $30.00. Signups will be held at the Recreation office at 2…

The Charlton County Parks and Recreation Department will hold signups for youth soccer starting July 13 and ending on August 20. Soccer is for boys or girls in the age groups of six-under, eight-under, ten-under, and 12-under. The cost is $30.00. Signups will be held at the Recreation office…

For the second summer in a row former Indian and University of Georgia pitcher Jack Gowen will be honing his skills for the Savannah Bananas of the Coastal Plain League. Gowen had his sophomore season in Athens cut short by the Covid-19 pandemic and will be looking to get back in action this…

The Indian football squad is enjoying a week off this week with the GHSA mandated “Dead Week” in place. No organized team activities are allowed to take place. The Tribe will get back to work on Monday in preparation for the upcoming season.

Congratulations to former Indian star Champ Bailey for being nominated for the College Football Hall of Fame. He is among 85 former players and coaches that will be voted on by National Football Foundation members and current College Football Hall of Famers. The 2021 Hall of Fame class will …

Congratulations to former Maiden softball players Lauran Allbritton and Savannah Pollock for being named to the USA South Academic All Conference team. Both young ladies had their freshman seasons cut short at Wesleyan College due to the Coronavirus, but maintained a 3.90 grade point average…

The Charlton County Indian football squad finally got to begin preparations for 2020 football on Monday. The team was divided into small groups at different times, allowing them to begin weight lifting, per Georgia High School Association guidelines.

For the first time in several months, Charlton County athletes will be able to work out and condition together on school grounds beginning on Monday. The Indian football team has split the team into four groups to begin weight training. The GHSA has stated that groups of twenty, including co…

Golf and NASCAR continued to be the headliners for live play this past week. Another charity golfing event and two different races led the live action.

For the first time in a long while, live sports took place over the weekend with a Skins Game golf match for charity and the reopening of the NASCAR season at the Darlington Raceway. While it isn't the NBA or the start of the major league baseball season that many of us would like to see it …

There are still no live sports on television for everyone to get their fixes in, but several events are not far away.

While the world of sports is still at a standstill, there are signs of light at the end of the tunnel in some sports.

 A tough decision was made last week to cancel the youth baseball and softball seasons of the Charlton County Recreation Department. Refund checks will be mailed to people as soon as they are ready. 

The world of sports is slowly trying to make a comeback with some of the shelter in place restrictions being lifted.

Another week without sports happening around the world so I hope all you sports fans are enjoying watching all the Classic Games being shown on various channels to get your fix. ESPN has seemed to go back to their original roots showing off-the-wall sports, including Cornhole Tournaments and…

With the shelter in place going on nationwide, every week seems to be a challenge to create this article and this week is no different.

In a move that was predicated by Governor Kemp's closing of schools, the Georgia High School Association last week canceled the remainder of the spring sports seasons. 

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.

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