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Ahmod Collins (l) and Elijah Dekle (r) were awarded Offensive/Defensive Players of the Week for their performance against Vidalia on Nov. 1. The Player of the Week award is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. 

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The Metter Middle School Competition Cheerleaders placed second at the Rumble in the Jungle hosted by Swainsboro Middle School. Metter competed against nine other middle schools and  will now be in the Region championship on Thursday at William James Middle School.

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 This Friday night the Metter Tigers will host the Jeff Davis Yellow Jackets in their final regular season game. The Tigers will be looking for revenge. Metter has  lost three straight games to Jeff Davis and last year the Yellow Jackets ended Metters season with a 43-23 win over the Tigers. 

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This past Friday was homecoming for Metter High School and it was a day full of fun around campus and the community, but once the pep rallies and parades were through it was time for some football. 

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The Metter-Candler Recreation Soccer Teams wrapped up their season with a Halloween flair, as players took to the field in their Halloween costumes!  

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The David Emanuel Academy Eagles won their last regular season game 44-6 over Nathanael Greene Academy in Siloam.

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 The Metter Tigers improved their record to 7-1 overall and 3-1 in region play with a big win over the Bryan County Redskins on Friday night.  

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TJ Davis (l) and Brayden Burke (r) were awarded Defensive/Offensive Players of the Week for their performance against Bryan Co. on Oct. 25. The Player of the Week award is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. 

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The Metter High Tigers and Lady Tigers will be competing in the 2-AA Region Meet on Thursday, Oct. 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. 

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Walker Dollar (l) and Aaron Collins (r) were awarded Defensive/Offensive Players of the Week for their performance against Bacon Co. on Oct. 18. The Player of the Week award is sponsored by Ron Rushing Farm Bureau Insurance agent. 

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The Metter Tiger football team went on the road to Alma to take on the Bacon County Raiders this past Friday. Everyone was watching the radar as the threat of bad weather from Tropical Storm Nestor was on the way through the area, but the skies remained clear and the Tigers brought home the …

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The Middle School Eagles of David Emanuel Academy dropped a heartbreaker, 32-12, to Vidalia Heritage Academy in their last home game of the season.

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Metter High School Junior Angel Jarvis competed in the 9th annual Under the Oaks Half-Marathon held on Georgia’s scenic Jekyll Island on Saturday, Oct. 12. 

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The Metter High JROTC Raiders placed second in the region during Saturday’s Raider Regional Championship held in Statesboro. The Tigers competed against three other schools: Thunderbolt, Jenkins and Statesboro. 

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Aaron Collins (l) and Kaliq Collins (r) were awarded Offensive/Defensive Players of the Week for their performance against Swainsboro on Oct. 4. The Player of the Week award is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. Presenting the award is local agent Ron Rushing.

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The Lady Eagles of David Emanuel Academy finished the 2019 softball season as state runners-up, falling to Fullington Academy in Pinehurst on Saturday. The Eagles finished the season with a 16-9 record.

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Maci Nease of Metter and Ethan Wells of Swainsboro were crowned DEA’s Homecoming King and Queen during halftime ceremonies on Friday. Maci is the daughter of Heather and Jeremy Nease, and Ethan’s parents are Suzanne and Joe English and Michael and Rachel Wells.

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David Emanuel Academy won the battle of the Eagles on Homecoming night Friday when they defeated Vidalia Heritage Academy 50-8.

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The Eagles lost a heart-breaker to Covenant Academy in Macon on Friday, 30-24. 

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The Metter Tigers suffered a heartbreaking loss at home this past Friday, falling to the Swainsboro Tigers 14-7 in a thrilling match-up. The Swainsboro Tigers came into Friday’s game with a 3-1 record and they were ranked as the number six 2A school in the state of Georgia. 

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The Lady Eagles of DEA added two to the win column this past week with an 11-1 victory over Griffin on Sept. 26 and a 14-6 win over Vidalia Heritage on Sept. 30. Their middle school counterparts also recorded two wins, beating Griffin 5-1 and Vidalia Heritage 17-1. Pictured: Aubrey Williams …

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Metter High School’s Homecoming 2019 celebration will focus on all things Disney, with this year’s theme set at “When you wish upon a Homecoming ...”

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The Metter Middle School Lady Tigers wrapped up their regular season play this past week against Screven County and Jenkins County. The 1-1 week sends the Tigers into the region playoffs this week.

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This past Saturday, the Metter High JROTC Raider team traveled to Vidalia where they placed third in the Mixed team division. They competed in the team run, cross country rescue, tire flip, rope bridge and the fitness test.

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Devin Smith (l) and Elijah Dekle (r) were awarded Offensive/Defensive Players of the Week for their performance against Toombs County last Friday. Dekle ran through the Toombs’ defense. He had 72 yards on 19 carries on the last drive to seal the game. Smith led the defense with a key interce…

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The Metter High School Cross Country Team traveled to Jeff Davis Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 25, for the Annual XC Meet hosted by Jeff Davis High School. 

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The Metter High School Marching Tiger Pride competed in the annual Southeast Bulloch High School Band Blast this past weekend. The band received an Excellent Rating from the judges.

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 Friday night the Metter Tigers went on the road to Toombs County to take on the Bulldogs down in “The Pit” and emerged with a 14-3 victory. There was plenty of orange and black in the away stands as the community made the trip over to support their Tigers. 

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Metter Middle School cheerleaders will compete in their first competition of the season on Saturday, September 28, at 10:30 a.m. at Georgia Southern University, Hanner Fieldhouse. “I am very excited to have this outstanding squad this year. We invite everyone to come out and support our MMS …

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Nothing came easy for the Metter Middle School Tigers on Tuesday of last week as they fell 17-0 to North Tattnall. 

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This past Saturday, the Metter High School JROTC Tiger Batallion hosted a Raider meet. With nine schools and a total of 18 teams competing, Metter placed second overall out of 10 teams in the Mixed category.

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They may be young, but the Eagles of David Emanuel Academy are proving their determination as they notched another win in their belts on Friday.

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William Gay attended his first N.S.P.L. World Finals in Dillon, South Carolina on September 7-8.

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Antwan Coney (l) and TJ Davis (r) were named Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week respectively for their performance against Emanuel County Institute on Friday when the Tigers defeated the Bulldogs 21-7. The Player of the Week award is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. Local agent R…