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The Waynesboro team of Daniel Mobley and Chris Mangieri won the inaugural,  Willow Lake 2-Man Scramble Golf Tournament that was held this past weekend at Willow Lake Golf Club.

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On Saturday, Dec. 5, David Emanuel Academy football players Dane Arrington, Timothy Braddock, Rylie Rowland and Brayden Smith all competed in the first-ever Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ 8-Man Junior/Senior All-Star Bowl. 

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He correctly called the Savannah Country Day game score during the regular season.

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Six members of the 2020 State Runners-up David Emanuel Academy Eagles have been named to the Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ All-Region and All-State Teams: Dane Arrington, senior; Brayden Smith, Timothy Braddock and Rylie Rowland, juniors; and Jesse Moore and Racyn Fai…

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Metter High School cross country runner Angel Jarvis has signed with Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus for the 2021-22 season. 

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The Metter Tigers will face Irwin County this Friday night in the Jungle. Tickets will be $15 each ($13 for students). 

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This week’s drop in temperatures may have sent them into hibernation, but as of last week, the snakes were still crawling in Candler County. On Wednesday, Nov. 25, Jonathan Smith killed this 7-ft. long rattlesnake, which weighed approximately 40 pounds.

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The Metter High varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will open their season on Thursday evening when they host Claxton in the Metter Middle School gym. The girls will play at 4:30 p.m., followed by the boys’ game. 

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After a stellar season, the Eagles of David Emanuel Academy fell just short in their bid for the GAPPS state title on Friday evening, losing 38-42 to Horizon Christian of Cumming in the state championship game.

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NOTE: You may want to arrive a little early for this rivalry! The Metter Tigers are 9-0, ranked number one in the state, and just secured their second consecutive region championship. A win this Friday over long-time rival ECI would be the icing on the cake. The Tigers will travel to Twin Ci…

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David Emanuel Academy suffered their first loss of the season on Friday when they lost to Covenant 62-32 in Stillmore. 

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The Metter High boys’ and girls’ cross country teams took part in the State Meet this past weekend. The girls’ team finished as the 18th team led by Angel Jarvis in 25th place with a time of 25:01. She was followed by Raquel Alvarado, 109th, 32:27; Kaitlyn Dekle, 122nd; Jessica Ventura, 124t…

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The Metter High boys and girls’ cross country teams competed in the region meet this past week, and both teams qualified for the State Meet, which will be held this Saturday, Nov. 7, in Carrollton. 

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Barrett Wilbanks, 13-year-old son of Patrick and Mallori Wilbanks of Claxton and grandson of Bill and Gwen Patterson of Metter, killed this 12-point deer while hunting with his dad on Oct. 25, 2020.

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Fall youth sports kicked off this week at Metter-Candler Recreation Department. The season got off to a late start after youth recreation activities were suspended before spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Brannen Harris killed this buck at Lone Oak Quail Plantation in Stillmore on Saturday, Oct. 17. It weighed 192 lbs. and had 8 points. 

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The Middle School Eagles of David Emanuel Academy defeated the Eagles of Vidalia Heritage Academy 38-8 in football action on Oct. 22.

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The undefeated Eagles of David Emanuel Academy added yet another win this past week when they defeated Grace Christian Academy of Bainbridge 44-12 in Stillmore. 

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After a commanding 17-1 victory over McIntosh County Academy on Oct. 13, the Lady Tigers saw their season come to an end in an 8-5 loss to Portal on Thursday.

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The Lady Tigers had a tough week on the diamond this past week as they went 1-2 in softball action.

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The Metter Tigers are still undefeated after Friday's 37-0 shut out of Screven County! Unfortunately, none of our prognosticators posted that particular score, but we are still super excited for our Tigers! Metter has an off week this week, so we will be calling for new prognostications next week.

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With their 56-8 Homecoming win over People’s Baptist Academy of McDonough on Friday, the Eagles of David Emanuel Academy are now 5-0 on the season.

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This Friday night the Metter Tigers will welcome the Jenkins County War Eagles into The Jungle. The Tigers remain ranked number two in Class A football and bring a 4-0 record into the contest. Metter is also 1-0 in region play. 

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Metter High School hosted a cross country meet on Thursday, Sept. 24, with Jenkins Co. and Bryan Co. participating. 

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