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William Gay attended the 2nd Annual Shamrock Showdown in Clearwater, South Carolina, March 14. He set two new personal records 156.0DB sealed at 35Hz and 157.4DB kick at 43Hz for an average of 156.7DB to achieve second place in the No Wall 3001-Up Class. He is pictured with his father Larry …

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The Metter High School track team competed in a track meet hosted by Screven County. Metter, Screven, ECI, Southeast Bulloch and Swainsboro were the teams competing.

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David Emanuel Academy claimed a 10-5 victory over Twiggs Academy in baseball action in Stillmore on March 11.

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Gobble. Cluck. Purr. Georgia turkey hunters are practicing their best turkey calls as they get ready for the statewide turkey hunting season opening Saturday, March 21, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 

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The Metter High Tigers took the lead late in the game in a 7-5 victory over Bacon County last Tuesday. 

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Last week's rainy weather put a hold on the Metter Tigers’ baseball schedule, but they were able to squeeze in two of the three games of the Jeff Davis series this past Saturday. 

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On Saturday, March 7, Angel Jarvis participated in the Snickers Half Marathon held in Albany and sponsored by RunAlbanyGA. She finished the 13.1 mile course in a time of 2 hours, 9.16 seconds. She was the 215th runner to finish the race out of a total of 575 harriers.

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This past week three Metter FFA members traveled to Treutlen County High School to compete in the Sub-area Leadership Development Events of Jr./Sr. Prepared Public Speaking and Extemporaneous Speaking. 

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 Angel Jarvis had a great running weekend. On Saturday, February 22, 2020, she completed The Chocolate Run 10K race in Statesboro, finishing first in her division, females between the ages of 15 and 19. With a time of 49 minutes, 50.1 seconds, she was the fifth overall female to finish and t…

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Lisa Thornton shared this picture she found at her great-aunt’s house. “My great uncle Bill Dickey was on this team and passed away in 2017,” she said. “He had written the names and numbers on the back of the picture.”

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The Metter High School Tiger basketball team may not have had the season they had hoped for, but several members of the team were named to the 2AA All-Region Team.

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The Eagles lost in their bid for the state title when they were defeated 65-48 by Grace Christian of Bainbridge on Feb. 11.

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Angel Jarvis of Metter won first place in the female division and third overall at the Dream Center 5K held on Saturday, Feb. 15, in Millen. Angel posted a time of 22:48.

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The Lady Tigers ended their regular season with an overall record of 9-16 and a region record of 5-11. The Lady Tigers hosted the region tournament beginning on Feb. 4.

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The Metter Boys and Girls hosted the Region 2AA tournament Feb. 4-8. The varsity Tigers entered the tournament as the #5 seed with a 14-11 record on the season and played Bryan County in the first round of the tournament on Feb. 4.  

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David Emanuel Academy and Faith Academy of Waynesboro split their varsity games in basketball action on Monday in Stillmore. The Lady Eagles won 49-27 over Faith Academy, while the varsity boys dropped a 42-35 decision to FA.

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Edmund Burke Academy made a clean sweep of David Emanuel Academy in basketball action in Stillmore on Jan. 21.

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The Metter High Lady Tigers celebrated Senior Night with a big win against Bacon County last Friday. The festivities for the seniors took place between the two varsity games as the Lady Tigers honored and said farewell to Nakaya Braziel, Shay Johnson and Parijia Mincey.

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Habersham of Savannah won over DEA’s varsity girls and boys in basketball action on Jan. 17.

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The Eagles made a complete sweep of Heritage Christian Academy in Brunswick on Friday, Jan. 10. 

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On Tuesday, Jan. 7, the Metter High Lady Tigers hosted the Lady Tigers of Swainsboro. In an extremely hard-fought contest, Metter fell short, losing 50-43. 

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The Metter High Lady Tigers lost to Southeast Bulloch by a final score of 37-33 and won over Toombs County 49-43 since basketball action resumed after Christmas.

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 Be sure to use the brand new 2020 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide as you make all your fishing plans for next year says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). 

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The Lady Tigers lost two close games during the last two weeks’ matchups. On Monday, Dec. 16, the Metter Lady Tigers traveled to Claxton to take on Claxton Lady Tigers and lost by a score of 31-29.

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The David Emanuel Academy Eagles split games against Twiggs Academy in basketball action on Dec. 12 in Stillmore. The middle school boys and girls of DEA each won their respective game, while the varsity girls and boys suffered narrow defeats to the Trojans.

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In action last week, the Metter High Lady Tigers hosted region opponent Woodville Tompkins and lost by a score of 58-48. The Lady Tigers played really hard and were down at half by two, 20-18. 

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The David Emanuel Academy basketball teams were 3-1 in action against Twiggs Academy in Jeffersonville on Dec. 3. The middle school boys and girls and the varsity girls each won their games, while the varsity boys dropped a 61-49 decision.

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Last week the Lady Tigers played three games. On Tuesday, Dec. 2, the Tigers traveled to Bryan Co. and took on the 5-2 Redskins. 

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Walker Dollar (l) and Hudson Poole (r) were awarded Defensive/Offensive Players of the Week for their performance against Brooks County on Nov. 29 during the third round of State Playoffs. The Player of the Week award is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance and presented by local agent Ron Rushing.

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Trevar Mainer is an A-student who loves being part of the Metter High football team, but his passion is hunting. Recently, he had an exciting hunting adventure with this trophy-worthy 8-point buck.

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The Metter Tiger varsity basketball team kicked off their season on Nov. 26 against the Jenkins County Eagles in Millen. The Eagles were coming off of a win against Glascock County and the Tigers were missing several players due to football making a run in the state playoffs.

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Ian Glanton (r) received his state championship ring on Monday for earning Low Medalist at the State AA golf tournament earlier in the year. Glanton was part of the Metter High 2019 State Champion team and was also named Individual State Champ for AA. Presenting his state championship ring i…

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Kaliq Collins (l) and Aaron Collins (r) were awarded Defensive/Offensive Players of the Week for their performance against Union County on Nov. 22 during the second round of State Playoffs. The Player of the Week award is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance and presented by local agent Ron Ru…

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 This Friday night the Metter Tigers will host their third straight playoff game as the Brooks County Trojans come to town for a quarterfinal contest. There are only eight teams left standing in the state playoffs and that is quite an incredible accomplishment. The Tigers will certainly be l…

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The varsity Eagles of David Emanuel Academy defeated Faith Academy to open the 2019-2020 basketball season on Nov. 19.

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This past week the wrestling team kicked off the 2019-2020 season in Screven County followed by a meet later in the week against Jeff Davis County.

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