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The Metter Middle School Competition Cheerleading Squad has started off the season with two second-place finishes in their first two competitions. The first, The Sweet Onion Cheer Classic, was held on October 9 at Vidalia High School. The second competition, on October 16, was the Gamecock C…

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Covenant Academy made short work of the Eagles when DEA traveled to Macon on Oct. 7. The Eagles suffered a 46-6 defeat, with Jesse Moore’s 76-yard touchdown run being DEA’s only score on the board. Moore also had an interception on the night. The stalwart Eagles will regroup this week during…

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The number-four ranked Metter Tigers will be back in action this Friday night as they welcome the McIntosh County Academy Buccaneers into The Jungle for a big region game. 

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The David Emanuel Academy Lady Eagles won the 2021 GAPPS State Softball Championship this weekend after soundly defeating Central Fellowship Christian Academy in a best-of-three series played in Stillmore.

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 Last week on our Facebook page, Metter Advertiser challenged our Pigskin Prognosticators to correctly guess the final Metter vs. Screven County score! 

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The Eagles traveled to Siloam on Friday night to completely dismantle the Nathanael Green Academy Patriots in a 64-0 shut-out. 

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 The Middle School Eagles of David Emanuel Academy have put three in the ‘W’ column with wins over Crisp Academy, Covenant Academy and John Hancock Academy. 

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 The Lady Eagles of David Emanuel Academy will host the state championship against Central Fellowship of Macon on Saturday, Oct. 9. 

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The Metter Tigers will be back on the road this Friday night as they travel to Millen to take on the Jenkins County War Eagles. The Tigers remain ranked number four in Class A and are looking to continue their regular season win streak. 

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The Eagles suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of the Twiggs Academy Trojans in Jeffersonville on Friday night.

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The Eagles of David Emanuel Academy clipped the wings of the visiting Eagles of Sherwood Academy of Albany, 40-6, in football action on Friday.

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The foursome taking part in the Georgia Jaycees Honor Corps Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday represented a blast from the past. Playing in the four-person scramble were (top picture, l-r) Jimmy Hattaway, Danny Kennedy, John David Miles and Steven Snell, son of the late Carvy Snell.…

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The David Emanuel Academy Eagles, the 2020 state runners-up, kicked off their 2021 season with a solid 34-16 win over the Crisp Academy Wildcats.

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Jordan Verbel was clutch at the plate with runners on base on Thursday, driving in four runs on two hits to lead Metter past McIntosh County Academy 17-8. 

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This Friday night the Metter Tigers will be at home once again as they welcome the South Effingham Mustangs into The Jungle. The Mustangs were off this past Friday, so this will be their first game of the season. 

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   After an outstanding baseball season, John Luke Glanton, rising senior on the Metter Tigers Baseball Team, was named Single-A Public Player of the Year by the Georgia Dugout Preview.

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The Metter High Boys’ Track Team placed 11th out of 83 Class A Public Schools at the GHSA Track and Field State Championships this past weekend. The Tigers were only a quarter point out of a Top Ten finish.  

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All seven members of the Metter High Lady Tigers track team earned medals in the top eight this past weekend at the GHSA State Track and Field Championships. In the process they placed seventh out of 83 Class A Georgia Public Schools.  

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On Thursday, May 6, Susanna Hooks Sayer (r) and her partner Claiborne Christian Porubsky (l) won the Ladies Doubles Tennis Championship for the Augusta area, the CSRA. Susanna and Claiborne were representing the Augusta Country Club in the championship. 

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In the first three rounds of state playoffs, the stingy Tiger defense has been reluctant to allow any runs from their opponents. 

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The clubs have not been sitting idle for members of the Metter High Tiger golf teams, which will be heading to the State Golf Meet on May 17-18 at the Nationals Course at Lake Oconee.

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Metter native Haley Thompson of Truett McConnell University competed at the Appalachian Athletic Conference Track and Field Championship on April 22-23 at Columbia International University in Columbia, S.C.  

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Ian Glanton won the 54th annual Dan L. Lanier Invitational Golf Tournament this past weekend at Willow Lake Golf Club.

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The Metter High School Boys Golf Team, coached by William Altman, played in the Neil Graham Invitational hosted by Coffee County High School on April 12. 

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On Tuesday, April 13, the Metter High Tigers took the win over Jenkins County during an away game with an end score of 5-1. 

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The DEA Eagles lost a narrow 6-7 decision to John Hancock on April 6 before shutting down Nathanael Greene Academy in a commanding 24-9 victory on April 8.

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Georgia Golf Hall of Fame member Sonny Skinner won the 15th annual Dan J. Parrish Senior Golf Classic this past Monday and Tuesday, April 5 and 6, at Willow Lake Golf Club.

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The Metter Tigers will have their last regular season home game on Tuesday, April 20, and will host rival ECI Bulldogs. Game time is set for 6 p.m. in the Jungle. Prior to the game, the team will honor the seniors from this year’s squad, beginning at 5:30 p.m.  

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The Metter High boys and girls golf teams, coached by William Altman, played in the Middle Georgia Classic, hosted by Bleckley County High School in Cochran, at Uchee Trail Country Club on April 5.  

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