Area Sports

Basketball court dedication is this Saturday

A large crowd is expected for a special dedication service for one of Grady County’s most recognized citizens this Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Cairo High School. Teresa Edwards, CHS graduate, UGA graduate, Olympic gold medalist, multihall of fame member and recognized as the “most decorated basketball player in the world” calls Cairo, Georgia, home,…

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Cairo hosts Crisp Friday

The Cairo Syrupmakers (6-2, 4-0) hope to avoid mistakes that have haunted them over the last two weeks as they prepare to meet the Crisp County Cougars (5-3, 3-1) for a “Spooktacular Haunted Homecoming” this Friday night at West Thomas Stadium. The Syrupmakers are coming off a 28-20 victory over the Westover Patriots, after falling…

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Applications are available for Grady Co. Sports Hall of Fame

Grady County has several men and women who through the years have made significant contributions to our community and communities in other areas. During their years here in Cairo and Grady County, many of these people participated in high school sports that helped lay the foundation for successful years in college, careers in the business world,…

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Cairo to tackle Westover Friday night in Albany

The Cairo Syrupmakers (5-2, 3-0) hit the road one more time in the regular season with their third trip to Albany’s Hugh Mills Stadium to take on the Westover Patriots (4-3, 2-1). The Makers are coming off a 33-27 win in overtime over the Worth County Rams, while the Patriots were winners last week over Crisp…

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Syrupmakers take on Worth Friday night

After two road games to Albany’s Hugh Mills Stadium, and two region wins, the Syrupmakers (4-2, 2-0) are back home this Friday night to take on the Worth County Rams(3-4, 1-2) in another region 1-AAA match up.  The Syrupmakers have won two big games in a row since losing to TCCHS on September 16 at…

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Syrupmakers back on the road

The Cairo Syrupmakers are coming off the open date week with a 3-2 record at the halfway point of the season and 1-0 in region play with a win two weeks ago over Monroe.  The Syrupmakers are set to face the Dougherty Trojans this Friday night at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany. The Trojans, in…

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Syrupmakers take out Tornadoes 33-7

The Cairo Syrupmakers got back on the winning track and picked up their first region win of the year, as they took out the Monroe Tornadoes 33-7 this past Friday night in Albany. The Tornadoes jumped out to a 7-0 lead on their opening drive of the night, but the Syrupmakers responded in their first…

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Syrupmakers hit the road

The Cairo Syrupmakers finished their nonregion schedule with a 2-2 record, defeating Drew High School 7-6, and Jordan High 70-0. The Syrupmakers lost to two AAAA teams, Bainbridge and Thomas County Central, both by scores of 17-14. After four straight games at West Thomas Stadium, the Syrupmakers will hit the road this week in the…

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Cairo and TCCHS battle for the “Bucket” Friday night

The Barnett’s Creek Water Bucket goes to the winner of the Cairo/TCCHS game each year and is currently sitting at Cairo High School, but will be on the line again this Friday night as the Cairo Syrupmakers host the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets. The games starts at 7:30 p.m. at West Thomas Stadium. Even…

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Syrupmakers host Jordan Friday night

The Cairo Syrupmakers look to improve on last week’s showing against the Bainbridge Bearcats as they prepare to face the 0-2 Jordan High School Red Jackets. The Syrupmakers were plagued by mistakes and turnovers that proved costly in their first loss of 2011 to the Bainbridge Bearcats 17-14 last Friday. The game was Cairo’s first…

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