Jenna Callari

Glenwood sweeps Springwood in big AISA battle

The Glenwood boys and girls basketball teams swept Springwood Tuesday night in an AISA region game. The Lady Gators beat the Wildcats, 50-33 to improve to 22-0 on the season.  They were led by LaDajia Jones who had 19 points in the win. Audrey Crowe added 11 while Whitley Anderson chipped in 10.  The Lady Wildcats were led by last…

Taylorson becomes first Glenwood volleyball player to sign scholarship

Glenwood volleyball player Carlee Taylorson has made school history. On Tuesday morning, Taylorson became the first volleyball player from the school to accept a scholarship to play the sport in college. She’s headed to Southern Union in Wadley, Alabama. “Representing Glenwood, that’s a dream,” Taylorson said. “I’ve always wanted to come here (Glenwood) and so being able to represent them…

Georgia Tech’s Francis Kallon earns Tropical Bowl MVP honors

Georgia Tech defensive tackle Francis Kallon was named Overall Lineman MVP of the 2017 Tropical Bowl, which was played on Sunday at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach, Florida. Kallon led all players with two sacks, matched a game-high with two tackles for loss and tallied three total tackles to help lead his National team to a 28-14 win over the…

Greg Byrne to be named Alabama’s new Athletic Director

Greg Byrne, Vice President for Athletics at the University of Arizona, will become the new Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama effective March 1, pending approval of The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees. The 45-year-old Byrne, who is highly respected in his field, will be formally introduced to the media later this week. “We knew Bill…

Columbus boys, Loachapoka girls win games in MLK Classic

A handful of teams picked up wins in the annual MLK Classic held at Harris County High School on Monday, January 16th. The Columbus boys beat Valley, 53-47. The Loachapoka girls beat Valley in overtime, 57-52. Kaitlin Hill led the Lady Indians with 40 points. The Stockbridge boys defeated Houston County, 59-53 while the Houston County girls fell to Greenville,…

Georgia high school baseball teams begin practice

Spring is in the air in Georgia as high school baseball teams can officially start getting ready for the upcoming season. Baseball bats and gloves were brought out Monday afternoon for the first official day teams can practice in the Peach State. Teams like Columbus High and Northside High are coming off successful years.  The Blue Devils were the last…

Cottonmouths fall to Ice Flyers, 6-3

On Sunday afternoon, the Columbus Cottonmouths hosted the Pensacola Flyers in an SPHL game, and fell 6-3. Craig Simchuk scored the first goal of the evening to give the Snakes an early 1-0 lead in the 1st period but the Ice Flyers outscored them, 6-2 the rest of the game including 4 goals in the 2nd period. Keegan Bruce and…

Peach Belt Conference names award after former CSU coach Herbert Greene

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference announced that the annual men’s basketball Coach of the Year award will be named in honor of Columbus State University Hall of Fame coach and athletic director Herbert Greene. The Herbert Greene PBC Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year award will be presented for the first time on Friday, March 3. “This is…

Scholar Athlete: Pacelli wrestler, Colin Mulvany

For St. Anne Pacelli’s Colin Mulvany, wrestling is in his blood. “My dad wrestled and his dad wrestled, and his dad wrested in college actually,” he said. A family of wrestlers that currently ends with Mulvany. He’s a senior on the Viking squad who competes in the 132 pound weight class. Right now he’s a perfect 13-0 since the team’s…

Smiths Station boys win big 7A battle, Central girls also victorious

The Smiths Station boys came out on the winning side of things when they took on their rival, Central, in a big AHSAA 7A match-up on Wednesday night. The Panthers beat the Red Devils, 58-52 in a game that was tight from beginning to end. Airen Brooks led the winners with 18 points while Stevie Pringle added 15. For the…