After Thursday’s game was cancelled against Savannah Christian because of weather, the Metter High Tigers returned to the diamond on Friday to get one more game in. The Metter squad traveled to Dublin where, after another close one, they came out victorious 7-5 in region play. With the win, Metter advances to 2-0 in the region and 4-1 on the season.
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Willow Lake Golf Club will hold a formal groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday in anticipation of the club’s new practice facility and driving range.
The Metter High Marching Tiger Pride Band is planning a fundraiser to purchase new band uniforms.
The Metter High Lady Tigers fell just short of the Elite Eight, losing 75-37 to the Lady Lions of Lovett on Friday in the Sweet Sixteen.
The varsity basketball seasons ended for both the boys and girls’ teams at DEA with first round losses in the GISA Region 2-AA tournament held at Robert Toombs Christian Academy.
The Metter High varsity Tigers claimed their first win of the 2015 season with a 12-0 shut out of Savannah Christian on Monday afternoon. Metter scored ten runs in the first three innings to put the game away early.
The Metter High School Competition Cheerleaders attended Region at West Laurens on Saturday, Nov. 8, coming away with a third-place finish.They will now advance to the State Sectional in Columbus on Friday, Nov. 14, in the hopes to be able to compete for a State title on Saturday. Other teams in their region were East Laurens, Screven, Swainsboro and Harlem.Pictured (L-R), bottom: Alexa Stephens, Neally Alderman, Rayce Attebery, Ramsey Rigdon, Morgan Clifton, Maggie Dollar; back row: Blake Lanier, Emily Clifton, Mason Funderburke, Mya Collins, Savannah Mentzer and Regan Carter. Not pictured: Joniece Handsom and Katie Samples.
If you didn't catch the Metter-Bryan County game on Friday or if you want to enjoy all the action again as the Tigers won their season opener, check out this video by our own sports reporter Billy Tyson! Beginning with this week's game, video will be available by Monday mornings!
William Gay and his 1999 Toyota 4Runner “Rolling Thunder” placed second at a 2X IASCA Bass Boxing Lightweight event in Valdosta. The show, “Bumpin’ for Haley” was a benefit for a 5-year-old girl who has multiple medical issues.
Jackson Franklin landed this 5-1/2 pound bass while fishing in a family pond. He is the son of Ben and Kelley Franklin.
Campers had an opportunity to hone their baseball and softball skills during the Metter High School Softball and Baseball Camps held on June 12-13. In all, an estimated 40 youth took part in the camps. Younger camp participants learned basic fundamentals, while older campers focused on improving skills to move to the next level of play.
The 10U Metter Vipers won first place in the “Triple Play Classic” held at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro May 17. The Vipers went through the 11-team tournament undefeated to bring home first place in the Upper Division. The Vipers won bats, batting gloves, T-shirts and Splash in the Boro tickets for securing first place in the tourney.The Vipers previously also won first place in the “Spring Fling for the Ring” tournament held in Waycross Saturday April 26. The local boys went through the 18-team tournament field unbeaten and secured the championship and a gold ring for each player in the late night championship game against the Tribe out of Vidalia.Team members include (front row, l-r): Nate Woodcock, Reco Coney, Reese Hadden, Brendan Wood, John Luke Glanton. Standing, l to r: Kaliq Collins, Brooks Longgrear, Kyzer Anthony, CJ Donaldson, Thatcher Wallace, Lawson Salter. Not Pictured: Antoine Deloach. Coaches: Ryan Hadden, Bubba Longgrear.
Brady Cliett qualified for the GHSA AA State Golf Tournament by shooting a 78 at the GHSA AA Sectionals in Alma on Monday, May 5, at Blueberry Hills Plantation Golf Course. The Sectionals are for all teams and individuals who do not qualify for the State Tournament during the Region Tournaments. During the AA Region Tournament, Cliett was the low medalist of all individuals whose team did not qualify by shooting a 74. He was the low medalist of all individuals again at the Sectional Tournament. The GHSA AA State Golf Tournament for boys will be held at the Applewood Golf Course in Keysville on May 19.
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