The Charlton County football team prevailed in the 71st edition of the Swamp War over Clinch County 35-34 in overtime. Jalen Lilley rushed for 242 yards and his fifth touchdown tied the score in overtime. Wyatt Crews kicked the deciding extra point to give the Tribe the win. The overtime game was just the third in Charlton County history and the first since 1991 against Bacon County.

The Charlton County Maidens softball team played five times last week to make up for games canceled due to weather and they came out on top in every game. They defeated Brantley County, Irwin County, Echols County, Brooks County and Islands to improve to 12-3 on the season.

Congratulations to freshman Indian football player Elyiss Williams for being selected to play in the 2021 Elite Classic Game in Rome on December 22 in Rome.

Former Indian Teon Burroughs registered two tackles last Saturday in Reinhardt University’s game against Bethel. Through four games Burroughs has been in on sixteen tackles from his defensive end position.

Marcell Maxwell had a big day for Defiance College with eight tackles in their game against Alfred State.

In college football top ranked Alabama cruised past Southern Mississippi 63-14 and second ranked Georgia rolled over Vanderbilt 62-0 in a week in which the top six teams all won. Oklahoma had to kick a last minute field goal to beat West Virginia but still remains unbeaten. Seventh ranked Texas A&M wasn’t so fortunate as they fell to Arkansas 20-10 and ninth ranked Clemson saw any chances of making the College Football Playoffs disappear when North Carolina State gave them second loss of the year 27-21 in double overtime.

The Atlanta Braves’ magic number to clinch the National League East dropped to five after the Philadelphia Phillies lost Sunday and the Braves won. Any combination of Braves wins and/or Phillies losses will result in the division title landing in Atlanta. The two teams opened up a three game series on Tuesday as the regular season comes to a close on Sunday.

The Jacksonville Jaguars looked like an entirely different team in the first half against the Arizona Cardinals as they took a 13-7 lead into the half. But mistakes in the second half proved costly as they fell 31-19 to go to 0-3 on the season.

The Atlanta Falcons kicked a field goal on the game’s final play to defeat the New York Giants 17-14. The Falcons trailed 14-7 early in the fourth quarter but scored the game’s final ten points to pick up their first win of the season.

In the first race of the round of twelve of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs in Las Vegas Denny Hamlin won his second race of the year and automatically qualified for the round of eight. Chase Elliott would finish in second place.

The United States dominated the European team at the Ryder Cup held in Wisconsin. The American team scored a record eighteen of twenty eight points in the match play format.