The Maiden softball team is now 11-5 on the season after beating Echols County and dropping an extra inning affair against region-leading Lanier County. Charlton is currently tied for second in Region 2-A with Wilcox County, a team they will play on Tuesday.
After a week off, the Indian football team looks to get back in the win column when they hit the road this Friday night to play Atkinson County in the Region 2-A opener for both schools.
The Bethune Braves picked up a big win last week when they defeated Camden Middle School by a 40-14 score.
Courtney Williams and the Connecticut Sun open the WNBA Playoffs on Tuesday when they face the Los Angeles Sparks in a best-of-five series. The Sun are the number two seed in the playoffs and the winner of this playoff round will advance to the WNBA Finals.
Chris Milton played his former teammates when the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts clashed on Sunday. Unfortunately, the Titans would lose a close 19-17 decision to fall to 1-1 on the season. Milton was in on two tackles during the game.
The third-ranked Georgia Bulldogs showed their dominance over Arkansas State last Saturday with a 55-0 win. The Bulldogs will now host seventh-ranked Notre Dame in Athens this Saturday in what should be a good indicator for both teams.
The Florida Gators remained unbeaten after rallying back to beat Kentucky, 29-21. However, the Gators lost quarterback Feleipe Franks for what may be a season ending ankle injury. It will be up to Kyle Trask to lead the Gators the rest of the way.
The Atlanta Braves clinched a playoff berth and saw their magic number to clinch the division drop to four games. Any combination of Braves wins or losses by the Washington Nationals equaling four will clinch the division. The Braves have 11 regular season games remaining.
The only other team to clinch so far has been the Los Angeles Dodgers who have claimed the National League West Division. The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs are battling it out for the National League central title. While no one in the American League has technically clinched their division, the New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins, and Houston Astros are almost virtual locks to claim division titles.
The Jacksonville Jaguars fell to 0-2 on the season after dropping a 13-12 decision to the Houston Texans. The Jaguars scored their only touchdown with just 30 seconds remaining and opted to go for two-points and the win. But the Jaguars were stopped just shy of the goal line to deny them the win.
The Atlanta Falcons evened their record at 1-1 after Julio Jones turned a short screen pass into a 50-yard touchdown with just over two minutes remaining to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles, 24-20.
The NASCAR Cup Series playoffs got underway Sunday, at the Las Vegas Speedway with Martin Truex, Jr. claiming the win and a guaranteed spot into the second round.