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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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The Metter High School golf team, coached by William Altman, played in a 9-hole tournament on Tuesday, March 30, at the Georgia Southern Golf Course.  

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Metter Tiger Tennis is headed to the first round of the GHSA State Tennis tournament after competing in Region 3-A play. The Tiger boys’ team came away with the second place trophy after matches in Claxton on April 1, 2021.

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The Boys and Girls Club of Candler County’s “Boys of Bravery” program received a lesson about respect and honor taught by volunteer/mentor Pastor Sidney Marlin. 

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Adam Callaway, Metter native, and two of his star basketball players have been recognized with top honors by the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA).

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The Lady Eagles of David Emanuel Academy faced Wheeler County in Stillmore on Friday, losing 6-4. Bree Wimberly put two points on the board for DEA, while Alana Tant and Sarah Jo Perkins added one point each. Pictured: Grace Catherine Hood in action.

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On Tuesday, March 16, Metter lost out against Claxton 2-1 in a battle of the Tigers played at home and then lost again on Wednesday, 6-1, to South Effingham during an away game. 

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The Metter High School tennis team had their opening match on Thursday, March 11. The team took to the courts at Harmon Park in Swainsboro, dominating the Emanuel County Institute Bulldogs.

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The Metter High School Track teams got to show off their home track and skills this past Thursday in The Jungle when Montgomery County, Tattnall County and Toombs County visited for the first home meet in 15 years.  

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The Eagles of David Emanuel Academy picked up two wins on the diamond this past week.

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Members of the Metter High Varsity Tigers were recognized by their Head Coach, Rodney Garvin, in a ceremony at the school on Friday. Receiving honors were Team Captains Jackson Longgrear, Josh Kelly and Jabarie Simmons, Top Tiger Taj Hobbs and True Tigers Christian Martinez, Cole McCranie an…

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On Monday, March 1, the Metter Tiger baseball team lost during their away game at Vidalia High School. By the end of the game, the Tigers were shut out 0-5. 

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The varsity Eagles of David Emanuel Academy split a doubleheader with Covenant Academy on March 5 in Stillmore. The Eagles lost Game 1, 3-9, but rebounded to claim a 5-4 victory in Game 2.

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On Saturday, Feb. 27, Metter High senior Angel Jarvis took part in the Farm Daze Ultra, which was held on a 350-acre family farm in Brooklet. The race course was a 3.1 mile loop. There were three races: 6 hour, 12 hour and 24 hour. 

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