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SEC Announces Athletes Representing School at 2017 Media Days

MEDIA DAYS TAKES PLACE FROM JULY 10-13 IN HOOVER, ALABAMA

SEC Media Days kicks off on Monday, July 10th. On Wednesday the league announced the players representing each SEC school at the annual event. Arkansas, LSU and Tennessee will kick things off on Monday.  Representing the Razorbacks are senior Quarterback Austin Allen, Senior Offensive Lineman Frank Ragnow, and Senior Defensive Back Kevin Richardson. Representing LSU are Senior Wide Receiver D.J….

Georgia Tech Welcomes Graduate Transfer Brandon Alston

ALSTON COMES FROM LEHIGH AND HAS TWO YEARS OF ELIGIBILITY REMAINING

1/1Brandon Alston – Lehigh Basketball Website Show Caption Hide Caption Georgia Tech has added a new graduate transfer in Brandon Alston. Alston formerly played for Lehigh basketball and will join the Yellow Jackets’ program as a graduate student for the fall semester. “We are excited with the addition of Brandon,” said head coach Josh Pastner. “He gives us added depth…

Three Columbus Lions Named to All-NAL Defensive Squad

GRISWOULD, EDWARDS AND SEARS HONORED BY LEAGUE

1/1NAL All Defense Show Caption Hide Caption The National Arena League released the first-ever All-NAL Defensive roster ahead of Monday night’s championship game between the Columbus Lions and the Jacksonville Sharks. Three Lions players were honored. Kyle Griswould was named 1st team All-NAL at defensive back.  Griswould leads the league in interceptions with 10, including 4 taken in for a…

Phenix City 9u Team Gets Surprise Invite to SW Regional Tournament

LITTLE LEAGUE TEAM LOST IN STATE SEMIFINALS, INVITED TO REGIONALS BY STATE COMMISSIONER

On Sunday afternoon, the Phenix City 9u little league team was battling Westside (Mobile) in the semifinals of the Cal Ripkin State Tournament. In the bottom of the 11th inning, a wild pitch allowed Westside to score the game-winning run. The win advanced Westside to the State Championship game while the loss eliminated Phenix City and ended their season. At…

Auburn’s Austin Wiley Continues to Impress in Win Over Italy

WILEY AND TEAM USA WILL PLAY IN ROUND OF 16 ON WEDNESDAY

Auburn sophomore center Austin Wiley continues to impress while playing overseas. Wiley is a captain for Team USA’s U19 team as they compete in the FIBA World Cup in Egypt. In Tuesday morning’s win over Italy, Wiley scored 9 points and 14 rebounds as they wrapped up pool play. He’s the only member of Team USA averaging a double-double over…

Preparing for the Barbasol Championships

HOW THE RTJ TRAILS AT GRAND NATIONAL PREPARE FOR A PGA EVENT

You won’t see the green’s crew out on the course in a few weeks and thats not because they have days off, it means there’s a PGA tour in town. “We are actually mowing in the dark so we are here at 5-5:15 every morning. People don’t realize it but we are mowing every single fairway, every single green and every single…

What Makes the RTJ Trail at Grand National So Special?

IMPORTANCE OF THE RTJ TRAIL AT GRAND NATIONAL

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National has been home to prestigious PGA tournaments throughout its time, but what makes it so grand? Head Professional, Scott Gomberg, states, “it was the largest undertaking that golf has ever seen and no one’s ever been able to duplicate it. So i think the fact that he was involved in something so grand and not even…

Miharu Imanishi of Japan wins Auburn Women’s Pro Tennis Classic Singles Final

USTA EVENT WAS HELD AT THE YARBROUGH TENNIS CENTER IN AUBURN

Miharu Imanishi of Japan ousted American, Nicole Gibbs in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 in the singles main draw USTA Women’s Pro Circuit Tournament held in Auburn, Alabama. Imanishi (No. 5 seed) has won three ITF titles in her professional career and qualified for the US Open in 2014 and the Australian Open in 2015. The USTA Women’s Pro Circuit Tennis…

West Point Lake Stocked with Largemouth Bass Fingerlings

SOURCE: GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES' WILDLIFE RESOURCES DIVISION

1/1West Point Lake Stocking Show Caption Hide Caption Almost 610,000 new largemouth bass fingerlings now swim in West Point Lake. It’s all part of a recent stocking effort by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “In the future, we hope that these stocked largemouth bass fingerlings will lead to an increase in the abundance of quality-size largemouth…