The Charlton County basketball teams each won twice last week as the regular season winds down before the Region 2-A Tournament begins on February 3. The Indians are on the bubble as far as making a state playoff run, so the last five games will determine that fate.
The Bethune Middle School hoops teams are a combined 17-5 and played their final game of the year on Tuesday at Camden Middle School.
The Charlton County wrestling team fell short in the Area Team Duals to advance to the state tournament, but are still competing in advance of the traditional area tournament for individuals to advance to state beginning on January 31.
Spring sports are just around the corner with baseball practice already underway at the high school and middle school. Bethune will begin their softball practice soon and the Charlton County slow pitch team shouldn't be too far off in beginning. Tennis, golf, and track will also begin competing in the next few weeks.
Chris Milton's Tennessee Titans saw their season end one game short of the Super Bowl after falling on the road to the Kansas City Chiefs, 35-24. The Chiefs will now play in their first Super Bowl since 1969.
Courtney Williams scored 32 points and grabbed ten rebounds in her game Saturday in Turkey, but it wasn't enough as her Izmit team dropped an 85-81 decision.
Joining the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl will be the San Francisco 49er's who jumped out to a 27-0 halftime lead on the way to a 37-20 win over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game.
In college hoops, Gonzaga and Baylor continued to maintain their top spots in the polls, but third-ranked Duke lost back-to-back games to Clemson and Louisville. Fourth-ranked Auburn and fifth-ranked Butler also lost twice last week.
In women's hoops, South Carolina maintained their top spot, as did second-ranked Baylor. However, third-ranked Stanford went down to defeat to sixth-ranked Oregon.
Not much has changed in the NBA as the Milwaukee Bucks continue to maintain the best record in the league at 38-6, while the Los Angeles Lakers lead the Western Conference with a 34-8 record.