The Charlton County basketball teams wrapped up their regular season last week and will play in the Region 2-A Tournament beginning on Tuesday at Lanier County.
Congratulations to the Charlton County wrestling team for advancing eight team members to the State Sectional Tournament this weekend at Strong Rock Christian School, in Locust Grove.
The Charlton County baseball team gets a chance to show off their skills this Thursday when they travel to Ware County for a preseason scrimmage game. They officially open up the regular season on Monday, when they play at Long County, and will play at Hilliard on Tuesday.
The Bethune Middle School baseball season gets underway next Monday, when they play at Camden Middle School in Kingsland. The Bethune Maiden softball team opens up on February 15, when they host the Maiden Softball Tournament.
Courtney Williams had a fantastic game last Saturday in her team's win overseas in Turkey. Williams poured in 31 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for the win.
The Super Bowl in Miami saw the San Francisco 49er's hold the high-powered Kansas City Chiefs offense in check for three quarters taking a 20-10 lead. But the Chiefs scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns to win their first Super Bowl since 1970 by a 31-20 score.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame selected five new members last weekend. Troy Polamalu, Steve Atwater, Isaac Bruce, Steve Hutchinson, and Edgerrin James will officially be inducted on August 8.
The NFL also named Baltimore Ravens quarterback, Lamar Jackson, as the MVP of the league for this past season.
In college hoops, things seemed to have stabilized for the most part atop the rankings. However, fourth-ranked Florida State, eighth-ranked Villanova, and tenth-ranked Seton Hall all lost last week.
At the Phoenix Open, Webb Simpson, won on the first playoff hole and beat Tony Finau for the title. Finau missed a putt on the last hole in regulation that would have given him the win.
At the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic defeated Dominic Thiem in five sets to claim his eighth title Down Under. In the women's field, Sofia Kenin won over Garbine Muguruza in three sets to win her first ever Grand Slam title.