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CSU’s Anita Howard Named Coach of the Year

LED TEAM TO FIRST ELITE EIGHT APPEARANCE SINCE 2001

CSU’s Anita Howard has been named Georgia College Women’s Coach of the Year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. The award comes on the heels of a highly successful first year for Howard that saw her Lady Cougars team win the Peach Belt Conference regular season and tournament titles en route to their first Elite Eight appearance since 2001. Howard has already…

Richard Carter Inducted Into Alabama H.S Sports Hall of Fame

WON SECOND STATE TITLE EARLIER THIS MONTH

Lanett boys head basketball coach Richard Carter was inducted into the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame Monday night. Carter’s career has spanned 45 years and includes 15 state semifinal appearances.  His Panther teams have won back-to-back state championships with the most recent coming earlier this month. Before coming to Lanett in 2012 Carter spent time coaching in Georgia. …

Alabama Adds Sun-Belt Opponent to 2019 Schedule

NEW MEXICO STATE TO VISIT BRYANT-DENNY STADIUM

Alabama has added New Mexico State from the Sun Belt Conference to the 2019 home schedule. According to fbsschedules.com the Aggies will take home a 1.7 million dollar paycheck for the game. Alabama will open the 2019 season against Duke in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.  The Tide will also face Southern Miss in a non-conference matchup. Although they currently reside in…

New Artwork Available on Georgia Recreational Licenses

NEW CREDIT CARD STYLE LICENSE FEATURES LARGEMOUTH BASS ARTWORK

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is offering license buyers an opportunity to add a credit card style license with a painting of a largemouth bass to their order for $5. The artwork is courtesy of Tony Ivory, who says “the only thing I love more than the outdoors, and my wife, is the freeing feeling that…

DeMarcus Ware Announces Retirement

FORMER AUBURN HIGH AND TROY UNIVERSITY STANDOUT WALKING AWAY AT AGE 34

DeMarcus Ware announced his retirement today via Twitter. Ware said he still had offers to play and felt he could contribute, but concern for overall health and quality of life outweighed his passion to continue. Ware played at Auburn High School before heading off to Troy University for college.  The Dallas Cowboys selected him with the 11th pick in the…

CSU Lady Cougars Beat Anderson, Advance to Next Round

ALEXIS CARTER, GABBY WILLIAMS COMBINE FOR 41 POINTS

The CSU Lady Cougars punched their ticket to the second round of the NCAA D-2 Women’s tournament Friday night as they cruised past Anderson by a final of 73-62. Alexis Carter led all scorers with 21 points while Gabby Williams added 19 of her own. The Cougar defense shut down Anderson most of the night on the other end of…

Falcons Tender 4 Free Agents, Including S Allen, WR Gabriel

The Atlanta Falcons have tendered four restricted free agents, including starting safety Ricardo Allen and wide receiver Taylor Gabriel, who was a surprise breakout star in 2016.  The Falcons also tendered offensive guard Ben Garland and cornerback Akeem King. The Falcons placed a second-round tender on Gabriel, who played a prominent role with Atlanta after being cut by Cleveland.  Gabriel…

Alabama Announces Spring Practice Dates

ANNUAL A-DAY GAME SET FOR SATURDAY APRIL 22

Alabama will open spring practice Tuesday, March 21st the school announced today. The team will hold 15 practice sessions leading up to the annual A-Day scrimmage inside Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, April 22nd. After a narrow loss to Clemson in January’s national championship game the Tide has seen several shakeups in both the player personnel and coaching departments. Former standouts…

Carver Falls to St. Pius in Quarterfinals

SEASON ENDS WITH 64-60 LOSS

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Carver Girls Defeat Jefferson, Advance to Final 4

The Carver girls basketball team took on Jefferson in Elite-8 action Tuesday night with the Tigers coming out on top 57-47. Mariah Igus and Ja’nya Love-Hill led the way for Carver with 15 points each with Mya Millner adding 14 more. With Carver winning and the Columbus girls victorious as well, it puts the Tigers and Blue Devils just one…