Sports

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…

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…

Rhett Lashlee leaving Auburn, takes Offensive Coordinator job at UConn

Rhett Lashlee’s time at Auburn has come to an end. On Wednesday night, it was announced that Lashlee was leaving the Tiger program to take the same job at the University of Connecticut. The Huskies announced the move on their Twitter page Wednesday evening and the Auburn Athletic Department confirmed the news later that night. Coach Gus Malzahn released a…