Sports

Red Bests Black For G-Day Win

SOURCE: UGA ATHLETICS

Team Red defeated Team Black by a 25-22 score in front of 66,133 fans at Sanford Stadium in the University of Georgia’s annual G-Day football game to close out spring practice on Saturday afternoon. A late nine-play drive for the Red team, led by quarterback Jake Fromm, was capped by the decisive 28-yard field goal from Rodrigo Blankenship with just…

Braves Legend Chipper Jones Visits Columbus on Book Tour

FORMER MLB PLAYER SIGNED BOOKS AT BARNES & NOBLE

If you drove by the Barnes & Noble in Columbus on Saturday, you may have noticed a lot of people wearing Atlanta Braves gear. That’s because inside the store, a legend was meeting and greeting his fans. Chipper Jones made a stop in Columbus on his book tour, promoting his autobiography “Ballplayer”. Jones has made a lot of stops throughout…

Columbus Lions Down High Country Grizzlies, Improve to 3-2 Overall

LIONS NOW THIRD IN LATEST NAL STANDINGS

The Columbus Lions are above the .500 mark after their win over High Country Saturday night. The Lions beat the Grizzlies, 57-44 to improve to 3-2 on the season and break a tie for fourth place in the latest National Arena League standings. The Lions were led by quarterback Darren Daniel who passed for 260 yards and five touchdowns, connecting…

CSU Tennis Sweeps Peach Belt Tournament Titles, Waits on NCAA Selection Show

SOURCE: COLUMBUS STATE ATHLETICS

For the first time in program history, the seventh-ranked and top-seeded Columbus State University women’s tennis team won the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on Sunday defeating fourth-ranked and second-seeded Armstrong State 5-3. The Lady Cougars snapped Armstrong State’s run of 13 consecutive PBC Tournament titles. “I can’t say enough about this group,” head coach Evan Isaacs said. “They have worked…

Alabama High School Baseball Playoff Continue with Next Round Schedule

AHSAA, AISA SCHEDULES RELEASED

The AHSAA and AISA playoffs continue this week after teams advanced past the first round. The best-of-three series are scheduled to take place this Friday, April 28th. Times below are for game one of a doubleheader. A third game if needed will be played the following day.   7A schedule: MGM @ Auburn – Friday, 5pm CT Central @ Theodore…

Georgia High School Baseball Brackets Set, First Round Begins April 28th

AREA TEAMS LOOK TO ADVANCE AFTER FIRST ROUND SERIES THIS WEEK

The GHSA and GICAA baseball brackets have been set as best-of-three series take place this week in the first round of the playoffs. Times below are for the first game of the series. Doubleheaders will take place on day one followed by a third game if needed the following day.   5A schedule: Griffin @ Harris County – Friday, 4pm…

GHSA Sets 1st Round Schedule of State Soccer Tournament

AREA TEAMS LOOK TO ADVANCE AFTER FIRST ROUND GAMES THIS WEEK

The GHSA Boys and Girls Soccer brackets have been set and the first round begins this week. A handful of area teams will look to win a state title.   5A schedule: Whitewater @ Harris County boys Starr’s Mill @ Harris County girls   4A schedule: White County @ LaGrange girls Hephzibah @ Columbus girls Baldwin @ Northside girls Chestatee…

Valley Head Football Coach Brad Lowe Steps Down

LOWE SPENT ONE SEASON ON THE SIDELINES WITH THE RAMS

The Valley Rams will be looking for a new head football coach. According to the school, Brad Lowe has stepped down from his position. Lowe joined the Rams last year and spent one season coaching them, finishing 1-9 in the AHSAA 5A standings. It was his first head coaching gig after spending more than 10 years coaching as an assistant…

Auburn High’s Garrison Brooks Headed to UNC

BROOKS WAS RELEASED FROM HIS NLI WITH MISSISSIPPI STATE WEEKS AGO

Two weeks after being released from his National Letter of Intent with Mississippi State, Auburn High’s Garrison Brooks has made his final decision. Brooks has committed to play basketball with The University of North Carolina, this year’s NCAA DI National Champions. Back in November, Brooks signed his NLI with the Bulldogs over UNC, Auburn, LSU and Georgia.  He then had…

UGA Football Signee Released from National Letter of Intent

D'ANTNE DEMERY WAS ARRESTED IN ATHENS FOLLOWING G-DAY

University of Georgia football signee D’Antne Demery has been released from his National Letter of Intent according to an announcement by UGA head coach Kirby Smart. The release follows Demery’s arrest Saturday night on charges of simple battery, criminal trespass-damaged property in downtown Athens. Demery is from Brunswick, Georgia. He signed with UGA in February and was scheduled to report…