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Former Smiths Station Pitcher Blake Rivera Drafted by Giants

Former Smiths Station Panther and current Wallace State CC pitcher, Blake Rivera, was drafted in the 2017 MLB Draft. Rivera was taken by the San Francisco Giants at 966th overall (32nd round). According to the ACCC website, Rivera had a…

Columbus Lions Coach Jason Gibson Wins 100th Game

Jason Gibson has reached a milestone with the Columbus Lions. The head football coach recently grabbed his 100th win with the franchise, a win over the Monterrey Steel on Monday night. The…

CVCC's Chandler Newman Drafted by San Diego Padres

Former Chattahoochee Valley Community College pitcher Chandler Newman has been drafted by the San Diego Padres. The Padres selected Newman as the 3rd pick of the 11th round, 318th overall. "Across the whole…

Beulah Names Cody Flournoy New Football Coach

When the Beulah football team hits the field this Fall, they'll be doing so under a new head coach. Cody Flournoy takes over the Bobcats and becomes the program's 13th head coach since 1973. He brings a lot of AHSAA…

Alabama Sportswriters Name Julio Jones Pro Athlete of the Year

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Julio Jones is the Alabama Sports Writers Association's pro athlete of the year. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver earned the award after helping the Falcons make their first Super Bowl appearance since 1998 and second in…

Doctor Advises Nick Fairley to Give Up Football

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley is seeing multiple heart specialists after one physician advised him to stop playing football, Saints coach Sean Payton said Thursday. "Obviously, there's concern," Payton said. "But there isn't a final answer."…

Sportsvisions Invites Area Coaches to Leadership Seminar

Attention all local high school football Coaches, Athletic Directors and Principals: Sportsvisions invites you to join them Friday, June 23rd 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Columbus State University Lumpkin Center President's Club for the "The Stay Ready Foundation High School…

Southern Union's Jackson Hesterlee Lands National Honor

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Southern Union outfielder Jackson Hesterlee is the Alabama Sports Writers Association's Community College Athlete of the Year. A North Carolina signee, Hesterlee will be presented the statewide award at the organization's banquet Sunday night in Hoover,…

Auburn and Florida State to Play for Super Regional Spot

The Auburn baseball team needs to win Monday night if they want to stay alive in the NCAA DI baseball tournament. The Tigers will play top region seed Florida State at 7/6 pm CT in Tallahassee, Florida with the winner…

Auburn Announces General Public Ticket Sales Date

Auburn University has announced that the general public will be able to purchase season tickets for Auburn's seven home football games starting June 8th at 1:30pm CT. Auburn's home games are against Georgia Southern, Mercer, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Georgia,…

Auburn Baseball Advances to NCAA Regional Finals

The Auburn Tigers are one win away from a Super Regional berth. On Saturday night, the Tigers beat Tennessee Tech 5-3 in the Regional winner's bracket and earned a spot in the NCAA Regional Finals. Casey Mize pitched a complete…

Auburn Baseball Wins First NCAA Region Game

The Auburn baseball team started off Region play in the NCAA DI baseball Tournament with a win. The Tigers are the #3 seed in the region and beat #2 seed UCF, 7-4 on Friday afternoon. The game was played in…

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