The Charlton County Indians spent part of their spring break taking on the Turner County Rebels.
On Tuesday, the Tribe handled the Rebels easily on the road and the following day did the same at home to improve to 15-6 on the season.
With spring break out of the way, all the spring sports are beginning to wind down.
Baseball is in their final two weeks before the playoffs while the track teams are scheduled to run in the area meet in Claxton beginning April 15.
Golf and tennis area tournaments will be forthcoming soon too. The Maidens slow pitch softball team will be heading to the State Sectional Tournament in Woodstock starting April 17.
The fourth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs continued to be impressive after taking two of three games from fifth-ranked Vanderbilt over the weekend. Folkston’s L.J. Talley hit his fifth home run of the season in Saturday’s win and came through with a key run scoring single in their win Sunday against the Commodores.
Courtney Williams scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the regular season finale to help her Spanish League team wrap up the regular season and enter the playoffs as the fourth seed.
The NCAA Basketball Tournament saw the championship game get set after Auburn lost a heartbreaking one-point game to Virginia and Texas Tech ended the season of Michigan State. Details of the finals will be in next week’s edition.
In the women’s finals, Notre Dame rallied from a 17-point deficit, but in the end it would be top-ranked Baylor hanging on for an 82-81 win.
After losing the first three games to begin the season, the Atlanta Braves bounced back in a big way sweeping three games from the Chicago Cubs and then winning two of three from the Miami Marlins.
Former NBA stars, Vlade Divac, Sidney Moncrief, Jack Sikma, and Paul Westphal highlight the newest selections to the Naismith Memorial basketball Hall of Fame.
Also chosen to be inducted were WNBA great Teresa Weatherspoon, NBA players Al Attles, Carl Braun, Chuck Cooper, and Bobby Jones, NBA coach Bill Fitch, 1957-59 Tennessee A&I men’s teams that were the first to win back-to-back-to-back collegiate championships, and the Wayland Baptist teams that won 131 consecutive games from 1953-58.
Heading into the final week of the regular season, all but two playoff spots have been locked down.
In the Eastern Conference as of Sunday, five teams were still in contention for those final bids.
Corey Conners had to qualify for the Texas Open Monday then proceeded to go on to a two-stroke win for his first PGA win.
The win gives him a shot at next week’s Master’s in Augusta.
Kyle Busch won for the third time this season and for the tenth time in his career at the Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Busch lined up next to his brother Kurt on a final restart and went on to claim the win.