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Lions WR Tristan Purifoy Named NAL Offensive Player of the Week

PURIFOY SCORED FIVE TOUCHDOWNS INCLUDING GAME WINNER MONDAY NIGHT

1/119105797_1373617549358823_1048134232877408882_n Show Caption Hide Caption A big performance Monday night is getting one Lions wide receiver some recognition ahead of the playoffs. Tristan Purifoy has been named the National Arena League’s offensive player of the week. In their win over the Monterrey Steel Monday night, Purifoy hauled in 9 passes for 145 yards and scored five touchdowns. One of those…

Columbus Native James Clark Leads Field After Day One of Southeastern Amateur

CLARK IS A BROOKSTONE ALUM AND SHOT A FIRST ROUND OF -7

The Country Club of Columbus is treating Brookstone alum James Clark pretty well. The current Georgia Tech golfer shot a -7 first round score in the Southeastern Amateur, giving him a first place standing going into day two. Clark finished day one with 8 birdies and 1 bogey, giving him a two-stroke lead after the first round of play. He’s…

Former Smiths Station Pitcher Blake Rivera Drafted by Giants

RIVERA CURRENTLY PLAYS FOR WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HANCEVILLE

1/1Blake Rivera Show Caption Hide Caption Former Smiths Station Panther and current Wallace State CC pitcher, Blake Rivera, was drafted in the 2017 MLB Draft. Rivera was taken by the San Francisco Giants at 966th overall (32nd round). According to the ACCC website, Rivera had a 7-1 record with WSCC this season. Those stats included a 1.94 ERA and 72…

Columbus Lions Coach Jason Gibson Wins 100th Game

GIBSON HAS BEEN COACHING WITH THE LIONS SINCE 2007

Jason Gibson has reached a milestone with the Columbus Lions. The head football coach recently grabbed his 100th win with the franchise, a win over the Monterrey Steel on Monday night. The win makes him just the 3rd indoor football coach to grab 100 wins with one team. “You think about all those people that have sacrificed and they work…

CVCC’s Chandler Newman Drafted by San Diego Padres

NEWMAN WAS TAKEN IN THE 11TH ROUND

1/1Chandler Newman Show Caption Hide Caption Former Chattahoochee Valley Community College pitcher Chandler Newman has been drafted by the San Diego Padres. The Padres selected Newman as the 3rd pick of the 11th round, 318th overall. “Across the whole board I kind of know what professional baseball is going to be like and how tough it’s gonna be but I’m…

Beulah Names Cody Flournoy New Football Coach

FLOURNOY REPLACES JARED WOOTEN (2013-2016)

1/1Cody Flournoy Show Caption Hide Caption When the Beulah football team hits the field this Fall, they’ll be doing so under a new head coach. Cody Flournoy takes over the Bobcats and becomes the program’s 13th head coach since 1973. He brings a lot of AHSAA 7A experience to the 3A school. He spent the last two seasons as a…

Auburn’s Keegan Thompson, Jonah Todd Drafted on Day Two of MLB Draft

THOMPSON WAS TAKE BY THE CUBS WHILE TODD WAS DRAFTED BY THE ANGELS

Two Auburn Tigers saw their name appear on the MLB Draft Tracker Tuesday afternoon. Pitcher Keegan Thompson and outfielder Jonah Todd were selected during day two of the draft. Thompson was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 3rd round while Todd was taken by the Los Angeles Angels in the 6th round. Last year Thompson was selected in the…

UGA’s Andrew Gist Drafted By Tampa Bay In 9th Round

GIST POSTED A 3-4 RECORD WTH UGA THIS SEASON

1/1Andrew Gist Georgia pitcher Andrew Gist (5) during the Bulldogs’ game against Western Carolina at Foley Field in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. (Photo by Steven Colquitt) Show Caption Hide Caption The MLB Draft’s 3rd-10th rounds took place on Tuesday and a UGA Bulldog is headed to the next level. Georgia senior pitcher Andrew Gist was selected by…

Soccer Coaches Take in Young Talent at CSU’s Elite Camp

COACHES FROM EVERY LEVEL HELPING OUT AND SEEKING TALENT

Many young athletes can agree that summer camps help when it comes to getting noticed. This week at Columbus State University there’s not just players looking to garner some attention, there’s coaches from all levels of the game who are getting ready to recruit. CSU head coach Jay Entlich brought in coaches from all over the Southeast (NCAA DI, DII,…

Four Earn Spots After Southeastern Amateur Open Qualifier

TOURNAMENT KICKS OFF WEDNESDAY AT THE COUNTRY CLUB OF COLUMBUS

The 88th annual Southeastern Amateur field is complete. More than 30 golfers competed in Tuesday’s Open Qualifier, looking to earn one of a few open spots. At the end of the day Mark David Johnson of St. Simons Island, Georgia grabbed the top spot after a -4. Also making the tournament field were Barry Babbit (Ocoee, Florida), Evan Gfeller (Greenville,…