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Women’s basketball
Kyana Barber (Middle Georgia College) — The Effingham County High School grad is averaging 5.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. She’s also shooting 57 percent from the field. Barber is 17th in the NJCAA in field goal percentage. The Lady Warriors are 18-4 and ranked 25th among NJCAA Division I teams. They have won 11 straight games and end the regular season Feb. 20 against South Georgia Technical College.
Shaniqua Goldwire (Middle Georgia College) — The former Lady Rebel is averaging 12.6 points per game and 11.3 rebounds per game. She is 15th in the nation in rebounding.
Skyy Bean (Paine College) — Bean is a freshman guard for the Lady Lions, who are 4-16.
Jasmine Wallace (Spelman College) — Wallace is a freshman center for the Jaguars (7-13). She had five points in a loss to Piedmont.

Tabby Douberly (Georgia Southern University) — An Effingham County High grad, Douberly is a freshman first baseman for the Lady Eagles, who open the season Friday against Oakland and Binghampton in the Georgia Southern Eagle Classic.
Marie Fogle (GSU) — The reigning Southern Conference freshman of the year is an infielder and outfielder for the Lady Eagles
Megen Smith (GSU) — The ECHS alum is a junior pitcher and first baseman for the Lady Eagles. The Eagle Classic, which also involves Lipscomb, concludes with a championship game Sunday at 1 p.m.
Katie Rietkovich (University of Georgia) — The former SEHS star is a freshman infielder for the Lady Bulldogs, who begin the third annual Red and Black Showcase on Friday against Virginia Tech.
Shelby Duff (Armstrong Atlantic State University) — As the designated hitter, Duff went 2-for-2 in an 8-0 win over Montreat. She was 1-for-3 in a 4-2 loss to Brenau and allowed four runs on seven hits in 3 2/3 innings.

Colby May (University of Georgia) — The freshman all-America and all-SEC freshman leads the Bulldogs into the 2010 season opener Friday against Baylor in Waco, Texas. May hit 11 home runs and drove 42 runs, with a .339 average, last season.
Josh Wilson (Armstrong Atlantic State University) — Wilson, a senior outfielder, is hitting .348 with six runs, six RBIs and four steals for the Pirates. He also has four doubles.
John Roberts (AASU) — The sophomore catcher is batting .480 with one home run and four RBIs through the first six games. He also has scored seven runs and has an OPS (on-base and slugging percentage combined) of 1.261 for the Pirates, who are 4-2.
Justin Wilson (AASU) — Wilson, a freshman, is 3-for-14 at the plate in five games.
Sam Dotson (AASU) — A junior right-hander, Dotson has allowed three earned runs on two hits in 2/3 innings of relief.
Jesse Osborne (AASU) — Osborne, a sophomore right-hander, has not allowed a run in three appearances, striking out seven in 8 1/3 innings. He is 1-0 on the year.
Brandon McCreery (AASU) — McCreery has one save in two appearances and has not allowed a run in 1 2/3 innings.
Chris Zittrouer (AASU) — A freshman infielder, Zittrouer is hitting .333 with five RBIs and two doubles.
Paul Cheeks (University of South Carolina Beaufort) — The sophomore outfielder is hitting .286 (2-for-7) with one RBI for the Sand Sharks, who are 5-0.
Spencer Jackson (USCB) — Jackson, a junior, was 3-for-7 with a homer and four RBIs in the first three games for the Sand Sharks. He had four hits in a doubleheader sweep of Warner on Sunday.
Kyle Jones (USCB) — Jones, a Calvary Day grad, is a sophomore outfielder for the Sand Sharks.
Kiefer Youmans (USCB) — Youmans, who played his first two years at Andrew College, is a junior outfielder for the Sand Sharks.
Evan Jarman (Middle Georgia College) — Jarman is hitless in his first four at-bats for the Warriors (2-3) and he also has thrown a scoreless inning.
Dylan Scott (Middle Georgia College) — Scott, a sophomore, is 1-for-5 with a double for the Warriors.