The Charlton County Indians football team fought valiantly against Wilcox County in the opening round of the GHSA State Class A Playoffs, but it wouldn't be enough as they fell 36-26 to end their season at 7-4.
Next up, the Indians and Maidens will compete on the hardwood. Both teams are scheduled to be in action this Saturday night at home when they host Echols County.
Congratulations to former Maiden, Courtney Williams, who had her number retired and was placed into the University of South Florida's Athletic Hall of Fame this past week.
There will be several former Indians in the postseason with their collegiate teams. Teon Burroughs and Reinhardt University won their sixth straight Mid-South Conference championship and will open the NAIA Playoffs against Keiser University on Saturday. The teams of Michael Elliott (West Georgia) and Seaquon Clark (Albany State) will face off against each other on Saturday, to open up the NCAA Division II Playoffs.
The top ranked Georgia Bulldogs fell behind early on the road at Tennessee, but quickly corrected the issue on the way to a 43-17 win to improve to 10-0 on the season.
Previously undefeated Oklahoma saw their chances of making the playoffs disappear after falling to Baylor. The Sooners were previously ranked eighth, but with the loss will tumble further down the polls.
College basketball got underway with some early big games. Top ranked Gonzaga knocked off fifth ranked Texas, second ranked UCLA beat fourth ranked Villanova and ninth ranked Duke beat tenth ranked Kentucky to open the season.
The Jacksonville Jaguars' up and down season continued. They fell behind the Indianapolis Colts 17-6 in the first quarter, then tried to rally, but came up short 23-17 to fall to 2-7 on the season.
While the Jaguars made their game competitive, the Atlanta Falcons didn't seem to show up at all for their game against the Dallas Cowboys. The Falcons fell behind 36-3 at the half and lost 43-3 to fall to 4-5 on the year.
In the early stages of the NBA season the Atlanta Hawks seemed to have lost that magic that led them to the Eastern Conference Finals. Currently they are 4-9 on the year, having lost six games in a row.
On the PGA Tour Jason Kokrak birdied four straight holes to take the lead and pull off a two shot win over Scottie Scheffler and Kevin Tway at the Houston Open.