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WTennis: Season Concludes for Bulldogs at Elite Eight

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Running into the surging Stanford Cardinal, the seventh-seeded Georgia women’s tennis team saw its run in the 2018 NCAA Division I Tennis Championships end with a 4-0 loss in the Quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at the Leighton Courts at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex. The 15th-seeded Cardinal (22-3) upped their win streak to 18 matches, advancing to their third-straight Final Four….

Historic Day for Kendrick High School

SIX KENDRICK HIGH STUDENT-ATHLETES WILL BE PLAYING AT THE NEXT LEVEL

Jabriea Burston – Basketball – Selma University Henry Stoneback – Cross Country – University of Jamestown Micheal Anthony – Football – Fort Scott College Michael Cohen – Football – Mesabi Range College Rashawn Crumpler – Football – Minnesota West College Cornelius Brooks – Football – Minnesota West College

Cougars Topple North Greenville In Southeast Regional Play

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The eighth-ranked Columbus State University baseball team won its second game in as many days, winning 4-3 over second-ranked and top-seeded North Greenville on Friday. The NCAA Southeast Regional is being played at North Greenville University. Perez Knowles (7-3) went the distance for the Cougars, limiting the Crusaders to just three runs on seven hits with nine strikeouts. Columbus State…

Auburn Softball Downs Kennesaw State in NCAA Regional Opener

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For the second time in 2018, a clutch hit by Alyssa Rivera was the difference-maker against Kennesaw State as the Tigers defeated the Owls 5-2 in the NCAA Regional in Tallahassee Friday at JoAnne Graff Field. “I thought our energy was great; thought our effort was even greater,” head coach Mickey Dean said. “We talked about it at the beginning…

No. 19 Auburn women’s golf set for NCAA Championships

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A chance at a national title awaits the No. 19 Auburn women’s golf team this weekend as the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships begin Friday in Stillwater, Okla. The Tigers are among 24 teams competing in the championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club, hosted by Oklahoma State. Play gets underway Friday morning with the Tigers set to tee off at 7:30…

Holland, Mize Named Semifinalists for National Awards

SOURCE: AUBURN ATHLETICS

Sophomore shortstop Will Holland and junior right-hander Casey Mize were named semifinalists for a pair of national awards, the College Baseball Foundation announced this week. Holland was named a semifinalist for the Brooks Wallace Award, while Mize was named a semifinalist for the National Pitcher of the Year Award. Holland is one of 16 shortstops across the country to be…

Alabama Finishes in Fourth at NCAA Regionals to Advance to the 2018 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship

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Senior Jonathan Hardee and freshman Wilson Furr finished among the top five individuals to lead seventh-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide men’s golf team to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Stockton Regional on Wednesday, securing a spot in next week’s NCAA National Championship. Alabama closed play with a three-day, 54-hole total of 15-under par 849 (282-280-287) to seal its 20thappearance at nationals…

WTennis: No. 7 Bulldogs Geared Up for Sweet Sixteen

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After arriving Monday on Wake Forest’s campus, the seventh-seeded Georgia women’s tennis team have spent the past two days priming for its run in the 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Championships, starting with Thursday’s noon Round of 16 matchup against No. 10 South Carolina. The Sweet Sixteen appearance marks the eighth straight for the Bulldogs and 18th overall in…