Congratulations to the Maidens slow pitch softball team for winning the Area Championship last week after beating Baker County twice. The Maidens have regular season games scheduled when they return from spring break and then will head to the sectional tournament in Woodstock on April 17.
The Charlton County Indians won two of three games last week, but have fallen to sixteenth in the recent power rankings. Right now the Tribe is fighting for a first round home matchup for the playoffs.
The Bethune Middle School Braves completed their season last week taking two of three games to finish the season with a 9-3 record.
The Charlton County Recreation department is gearing up for the upcoming baseball and softball season. Right now games are expected to begin Monday, April 8.
The fourth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs improved to 22-5 after dropping a mid-week game to Georgia Tech, but rebounding to take two of three games from Kentucky. L.J. Talley still leads the Dawgs with a .370 batting average.
The NCAA Basketball Tournament went about as planned until the Sweet Sixteen rolled around. One of the top seed, North Carolina fell to Auburn and then when the Elite Eight was said and done both Duke and Gonzaga had fell by the wayside. The Final Four will consist of Auburn versus Virginia and Michigan State playing Texas tech.
The Atlanta Braves got the 2017 season off to a rough start as they were swept in three games by the Philadelphia Phillies.
In the NBA, all eight playoff berths have been clinched in the Western Conference while in the Eastern Conference the Detroit Pistons, Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat are all trying to hold off the Orlando Magic and Charlotte Hornets for the final three slots.
Kevin Kisner defeated Matt Kuchar in the finals of the Dell Technologies Match Play at the Austin Country Club.
Denny Hamlin held off Clint Bowyer to win his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. Hamlin won by over two seconds at the Texas Motor Speedway in Forth Worth.