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No streak is safe against Canes - You can just call the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes the streak busters after the week they've just had.GSW has won three of it's last four games, ending two long winning streaks along the way.This past - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Lady Canes split DH with USC Aiken - Georgia Southwestern remained in the thick of the Peach Belt softball standings Monday, splitting a doubleheader with USC Aiken in Americus.Jordan Miller batted in both GSW runs in a 2-1 game one win.A - Mon, 31 Mar 2014

GSW's Smith shuts down Rams - Freshman Zach Smith didn't let the Albany State offense even get going Wednesday, snapping the Golden Rams' win streak at ten.Smith (2-3) struck out nine, allowing only one run and three hits in the complete - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Rosalynn Carter Caregiver Institute Applauds RAND Study on Military Family Caregiving - Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) Launches Operation Family Caregiver to Provide Caregiving Support for US Military Families. RCI Executive Director Leisa Easom Comments on the Rand Corporations' “Hidden Heroes: America’s Military Caregivers,” a report that studies the stress military families experience upon returning from deployment. (PRWeb April 02, 2014) Read the full story at ... - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Canes stun #2 Lander with series win - Things have not been great for the GSW Hurricanes on the baseball diamond in 2014.They entered Monday's rubber match with #2 Lander dead last in the Peach Belt standings.Those standings did not matter - Mon, 31 Mar 2014

VSU stays hot, sweeps GSW - The Valdosta State Lady Blazers stayed hot Wednesday with a pair of road wins over Georgia Southwestern.They are the 13th and 14th win out of the last 15 games.In game one, Shelby Altman started a big - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Americus-Sumter head football coach and athletic director Reginald Mitchell resigns - Americus-Sumter County High School is in the market for a new head football coach and athletic director following the unexpected resignation of Reginald Mitchell earlier this week. According to Americus-Sumter High School South Campus Principal Kimothy Hadley, Mitchell informed him that he was stepping down as head football coach and athletic director earlier this week. On Thursday night, the ... - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Panthers pounce early in 8-4 win over Westover - Americus-Sumter head baseball coach Todd Vickery told his team before their Tuesday evening match-up that the most important game of the season is always that one that you are about to play. Vickery’s young squad apparently received that message loud and clear, and after exploding for seven runs in the first inning they were able to coast to an easy 8-4 win over Region 1-AAAA rival Westover. - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Moore ties school record; big innings lift Valdosta State past Lady 'Canes - The GSW Lady 'Canes hosted Valdosta State University in a non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon in Americus. Thanks to a big inning in each game, the Lady Blazers were able to sweep the doubleheader. - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

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Otto Francis Low, 1931 — April 13, 2014 - Kemmerer Gazette - ... 19 at 10 a.m. at the First Assembly of God Church in El Centro. The family suggests that donations in lieu of flowers be sent to Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 6439 Americus, GA 31709-6439 or Mooseheart Child City & School, Inc.; Mooseheart, IL 60539. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK - Atlanta Journal Constitution - The playoff brackets now match those of football, soccer and baseball, meaning schools from regions 1 through 4 (mostly Middle and South Georgia) will meet schools from region 5 through 8 (mostly North Georgia) beginning with the quarterfinals rather ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

West Forsyth's Hepler resigns to take job in Florida; hires, changes made at ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) - Reggie Mitchell has resigned at Americus-Sumter after one season, saying it wasn't the right fit, according to the WALB in Albany. Americus-Sumter was ... Brady also has been an assistant at Cass in Georgia and in Florida and New York. Campbell was 4-6 ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Seniors shine as Lady 'Canes sweep Young Harris in final home series - Americus Times-Recorder - AMERICUS — The Georgia Southwestern Lady Hurricane softball team met with Peach Belt opponent Young Harris College for their Senior Day doubleheader on Saturday. The Lady 'Canes swept the Mountain Lions, claiming early runs in both games to ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

GHSA will allow teams to schedule GISA schools - WALB-TV - The Georgia High School Association will allow teams to schedule regular season games against GISA teams. The GHSA ... Now hopefully we'll get a chance to play Americus-Sumter and Schley Co. and schools that are real close to us." Both Patrick and ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Parole Board Promotes Stubbs to Director Over Southwest Region - - ATLANTA, GA – The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has selected Tamara Stubbs as the agency's Southwest Regional Director. In this role, Stubbs is responsible for the operations of nine of the state's 41 parole offices including Albany, Americus ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Cougars sweep Georgia Southwestern with 9-7 win - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - AMERICUS, Ga. -- The Columbus State Cougars completed a three-game sweep of Georgia Southwestern Sunday with a 9-7 win. CSU got out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first when Jackson Oliver scored on a wild pitch followed by RBI singles by Blake ... - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

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