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Auburn’s First Three Kickoff Times Set for Upcoming Season

TIGERS WILL OPEN WITH TWO NIGHT GAMES, RETURN HOME FOR LATE AFTERNOON GAME

For the second straight year, Auburn football will open their regular season at night. Announced today, the Tigers will open against Georgia Southern on Saturday, September 2nd at 6:30pm CT. The game will be played inside Jordan-Hare Stadium and will just the second meeting between the two teams. The following week, Auburn will travel to Clemson on Saturday, September 9th…

Braves acquire Huascar Ynoa in Garcia trade

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It took a little longer than desired and some restructuring, but the Braves eventually sent left-handed starting pitcher Jaime Garcia to the Twins. Garcia and Minor League catcher Anthony Recker, were traded to the Twins in exchange for right-handed pitching prospect Huascar Ynoa and cash considerations on Monday afternoon. This was a move that has given Atlanta some financial flexibility to pursue…

LeGree Takes Over at Pacelli High School

FORMER PACELLI DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR MARK LEGREE NAMED TO HEAD FOOTBALL COACH

From Defensive Coordinator to Head Coach. Mark LeGree has moved up the chain at Pacelli high school. Once a player in the NFL, LeGree hopes his experience on the turf will make up for his in-experience on the sidelines. “Pete Carroll, Jim Harbaugh, Lovie Smith, I mean I take a lot of tips from them. I love their energy. They try…

Police Respond to String of Violent Incidents in Columbus

JD HAWK: DON'T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU SEE ON INTERNET

A bloody weekend in Columbus where three people died in a span of a few short hours led to all kinds of rumors and speculation within the community. The three unrelated incidents were not random acts according to the Columbus Police Department. One of those fatalities is now classified as accidental. Robbie Watson has the latest from Public Safety Headquarters…

Georgia Tech Completes Pre-Conference Men’s Basketball Schedule

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A season-opening trip to China to play Pac-12 power UCLA, a home game in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge against Northwestern and contests against Southeastern Conference foes Georgia and Tennessee highlight a 12-game pre-conference schedule for Georgia Tech completed this week. The slate includes two opponents that reached the NCAA Tournament in 2017, UCLA, which won 31 games and advanced to…

Alison Owen Joins Georgia Tech Softball Staff

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The Georgia Tech softball team has a new pitching coach. Alison Owen joins the Yellow Jacket staff, bringing with her a background in professional playing and coaching experience. Most recently, Owen served as an assistant coach for the Akron Racers, a team in National Pro Fastpitch. During that time, she prepared scouting reports for the pitching staff prior to series…

Auburn Center Austin Wiley Sidelined With Stress Fracture

WILL BE OUT 4-6 WEEKS, NO SURGERY IS REQUIRED

One Auburn basketball player is headed to the sidelines. Sophomore center Austin Wiley will have to take it easy for the next 4-6 weeks after a stress fracture in his left leg. While he should be good to go for the regular season, he will miss the team’s upcoming trip to Italy in August. The good news though, no surgery…

Columbus State Announces Cross Country Schedule

CSU TO HOST COUGAR CLASSIC AND PEACH BELT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Columbus State University has announced the men’s and women’s cross country schedules for the upcoming season. The two teams will run in four regular season meets before hosting the annual Peach Belt Conference championship. The lone home meet of the regular season happens on September 23rd when CSU hosts the annual Cougar Classic. The meet will take place on Fort…

Grayson Murray Wins Barbasol Championship

MURRAY'S FIRST CAREER PGA TOUR TITLE

The 2017 Barbasol Championship has named a new champion. After four rounds of golf at the RTJ Trail at Grand National and many, MANY lead changes, Grayson Murray from Raleigh, North Carolina wins the Barbasol Championship. Chad Collins finished tied for 2nd place after rounds of 67-60-69-68 for a 72-hole total of 20-under-par 264. He had an opportunity to tie for…

Stallings Leads Field After Third Round of Barbasol Championship

STALLINGS SITS AT -19 THROUGH THREE ROUNDS

Scott Stallings has a one shot lead heading into the fourth and final round of the Barbasol Championship. Scott Stallings is sitting at -19. He made 10 birdies in the third round along with an eagle.  He ended up tying the course record after shooting a 60. Behind Stallings is Grayson Murray at -18, and Tag Ridings and Chad Collins…