Category Archives: Opinions

Bainbridge Manufacturing – What’s the Deal Part 2 (photos)

A little over a year ago (March 23, 2015), Sowegalive was treated to a tour of the Bainbridge Manufacturing facility and listened as CEO Abraham Levy laid out the plan to open the plant and put Decatur County folks to work.  From last year’s article: “More machinery will be arriving over the next three months, and the last piece… Read More »




Southern Football Report: Bowl Preview Part 3

It’s the most wonderful time of the year but also the most bittersweet time of the year for diehard college football fans like me. Bowl season is always fun because with all the coaching changes & a whole month to prepare, you never know how the games will turn out. Here is Part 3 of our Bowl Preview:… Read More »

Southern Football Report: Bowl Preview Part 2

It’s the most wonderful time of the year but also the most bittersweet time of the year for diehard college football fans like me. Bowl season is always fun because with all the coaching changes & a whole month to prepare, you never know how the games will turn out. Here is Part 2 of our Bowl Preview:… Read More »




Southern Football Report: Bowl Preview Part 1

It’s the most wonderful time of the year but also the most bittersweet time of the year for diehard college football fans like me. Beginning on Thursday, December 19th there is a football game (college or pro) every day until January 4th. Bowl season is always fun because with all the coaching changes & a whole month to… Read More »

Southern Football Report: Friday Night Preview

This Friday night is the final week before the playoffs get cranked up in the state of Georgia & there are plenty of games that absolutely matter this week. Live 101.9, Bainbridge Bearcats at Cairo Syrupmakers – Like this rivalry needed any more fuel than it already had… The Bearcats will travel over the Cairo for the second… Read More »

Southern Football Report: Week 9 Superlatives

The final week before the College Football Playoff Selection Committee takes over the sport has ended so before we all start making fun of the committee and their rankings, let’s hand out some superlatives. HOT State of Indiana – It’s not often that the state of Indiana receives high water marks for their performance on the gridiron but… Read More »




Southern Football Report: Week 9 Storylines

Here are five storylines to watch out for this weekend in college football: College Football Playoff Committee’s First Top Four – The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will be releasing their first Top Four of the season on Tuesday which makes this weekend’s slate of games very important to make one more good impression before the committee rules… Read More »

Southern Football Report: High School Weekend Preview

This Friday night the playoff picture will become a little more complete as teams are jockeying for position late in the regular season. Here are some of the games happening around southwest Georgia this weekend: Live 101.9 FM, Westover Patriots at Bainbridge Bearcats – The B Division of Region 1-AAAA is all wrapped up as the top three… Read More »

Southern Football Report: Week 8 Superlatives

We’ve passed the halfway point of the season and this past Saturday was supposed to be an easy, ‘cruise control’ weekend until it actually got started & turned into just another wild Saturday of college football. HOT Colorado Buffaloes – Shut the front door, the Buffaloes snapped a 12-game Pac-12 losing streak on Saturday night in Corvallis against… Read More »




Southern Football Report: Top Four after Week 7

Another week down in college football and that means, of course, we have a new order in the Southern Football Report Top Four. Ohio State Buckeyes 7-0 (3-0) Best Win: 34-27 at Indiana OCR: 23-24 This Week: at Rutgers Once again the Ohio State Buckeyes took care of business but this time it was against one-loss Penn State… Read More »

Southern Football Report: High School games this Friday night

The playoff picture is beginning to take shape & there are some key games this Friday night that have major playoff implications. Here are some games to keep your eyes & ears on: WBGE-FM, Live 101.9 – (5) Bainbridge Bearcats at Dougherty Trojans – Even though these two teams haven’t been in the same region every season, they… Read More »




Southern Football Report: Week 6 Superlatives

When the Week 6 began we had 20 undefeated teams. When the dust settled we only had 16. The general population welcomes Navy, Oklahoma, Northwestern & California to the mire that is the the group of one-loss teams. Let’s hand out some superlatives, shall we? HOT State of Texas – There are 10 FBS teams in Texas and… Read More »

Southern Football Report: Top Ten Recap

Here’s how the Top Ten fared last week: Ohio State Buckeyes – Defeated Maryland 49-28 in Columbus, Ohio: There had been a players-only meeting a week earlier that Terrapins Head Coach Randy Edsall didn’t know about & then there was the dreaded ‘vote of confidence’ by the administration earlier in the week even though reports were that Edsall… Read More »

Southern Football Report: High School games tonight

Tonight there are a few really good games in southwest Georgia & here are the three that you can hear on our family of radio stations: WBGE-FM, Live 101.9 – Worth County Rams at (5) Bainbridge Bearcats – This Bearcat team has been compared to the 1986 team a lot this season mainly because that team also began the… Read More »




Southern Football Report: Week 5 Superlatives

We exited the first Saturday in October with 20 undefeated teams and before the calendar turns to November, we’ll be down to at least 11 or less so buckle up because it’s going to be a crazy month in college football. HOT Florida Gators – Don’t look now but the Florida Gators are good again and they are… Read More »

Southern Football Report: Top Four after Week 5

Everyone just calm down and breath. It was just the first weekend in October and there is plenty more football to be played. With that being said, here goes nothing (Also, OCR means Opponents Combined Record): Ohio State Buckeyes 5-0 (1-0)  Best Win: 34-27 win at Indiana OCR: 11-13 Until the Buckeyes are beaten, they deserve to be… Read More »

Southern Football Report: Top Ten Recap

Here’s how the Top Ten fared last week: Ohio State Buckyes – Defeated Indiana 34-27 in Bloomington, Indiana: Over 100 penalty yards, three turnovers, 13 first downs & only 2 of 13 on 3rd down typically get a team beat, especially on the road against an undefeated team with the nation’s top rusher. The difference is that the… Read More »