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Georgia Southern Athletics Headed Back to Columbus for the 2017 Coaches Caravan

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1/1GA Southern Show Caption Hide Caption Georgia Southern University Athletics is hitting the road for their annual Coaches Caravan. Georgia Southern Athletics added Columbus to the 2016 Coaches Caravan tour and is excited to announce the Caravan will make the stop again for the 2017 tour. Georgia Southern alumni, fans, donors and friends in the Columbus area are invited to…

Central Beats Smiths Station, 7A Playoffs to be Decided Next Week

CENTRAL, AUBURN, SMITHS STATION FIGHTING FOR TWO PLAYOFF SPOTS

The two spots available in the AHSAA 7A R1 playoffs have yet to be determined. The Central Red Devils beat Smiths Station in two games Thursday night to improve to 2-2 in the region. The win in the third game also guaranteed them the tiebreaker over Smiths Station should it come to that. Right now, Smiths Station and Auburn are…

Dustin Johnson Announces Return to PGA Tour

WITHDREW FROM MASTERS AFTER SUFFERING BACK INJURY

Dustin Johnson’s injured back must be feeling better.  The world’s No. 1 player said he’ll return to the PGA Tour at the Wells Fargo Championships at Eagle Point Golf Club from May 4-7. The Wells Fargo Championship announced Johnson’s status Thursday. Johnson was among the favorites to win the Masters last week after winning three straight tournaments. But a fall at…

Scholar Athlete: Glenwood Pitcher & First Baseman, Jarrett Carter

CARTER LEADS THE TEAM IN MANY CATEGORIES

1/5Jarrett Carter Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5Jarrett Carter Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5Jarrett Carter Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5Jarrett Carter Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5Jarrett Carter Show Caption Hide Caption Ever since he started playing baseball, Jarrett Carter wanted to win a ring. That moment came last year. “It was kind of like a sigh of relief that came off…

Beauregard’s Drew Gracia IV Makes School History

BECOMES FIRST HORNET XC RUNNER TO ACCEPT NCAA D-II SCHOLARSHIP

1/1Gracia sign Show Caption Hide Caption A long distance runner from Beauregard High School has made school history. Drew Gracia IV has become the first cross country runner from Beauregard to be offered and accept a scholarship with an NCAA Division Two school. Gracia is headed to the University of Auburn in Montgomery, a school that will provide him a…

Eufaula Resident Pockets $5,000 Playing FLW Fantasy Fishing

JOHN AX COMPILED THE MOST POINTS WORLDWIDE

1/1fantasyfishing Show Caption Hide Caption John Ax of Eufaula, Alabama, accumulated the most points of any Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Fantasy Fishing player worldwide after last week’s FLW Tour event at Lake Cumberland in Somerset, Kentucky. Ax won $5,000 by assembling a team of anglers and earning points based on their performance in the FLW Tour fishing tournament. “It blew…

Macon Beats Snakes in OT, Leads to a Decisive Game Three

COTTONMOUTHS WILL HOST GAME THREE THURSDAY NIGHT

It will be a win and advance game three Thursday night at the Columbus Civic Center. After winning game one of the best-of-three first round series of the SPHL playoffs, the Columbus Cottomouths fell to the Macon Mayhem in game two. It was a 1-0 loss in overtime on Wednesday night. Since Macon won, there will be a game three Thursday night…

Postseason First Round Set for the Atlanta Hawks

HAWKS CLINCH 5TH SEED, WILL PLAY 4TH SEED WASHINGTON IN FIRST ROUND

1/1Atlanta Hawks Show Caption Hide Caption The first round of the postseason is set for the Atlanta Hawks. On Tuesday night, the Hawks clinched the fifth seed in the East by dominating the Charlotte Hornets, 103-76 and ensured another postseason match-up against the fourth-seeded Washington Wizards. This season, the teams split their four-game regular season series. Atlanta won the opener…