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Auburn, UGA, Alabama Make NCAA Softball Tournament Field

The Auburn softball team's quest to make it back to the Women's College World Series begins this week. All Regionals will be a four-team double-elimination format. The Tigers learned their NCAA fate during Sunday night's selection show and earned the…

NCAA Panel: Halves, not Quarters for College Hoops

Associated Press The NCAA basketball rules committee will keep the men's game at two halves and not recommend that it be broken into four quarters. It is also encouraging conferences to experiment with widening the lane and moving back the…

Glenwood Defends AISA-AAA Title, Repeats as State Champions

The Glenwood Gators are champions again. "It's awesome," said senior Brandon Moseley. "It's something that changed my life and I can definitely hang my hat on it." On Thursday, the Gators won the school's 22nd state championship as they beat…

NCAA Report Shows Strong Academic Progress

College athletes posted record scores in the classroom for the 12th consecutive year while historically black colleges and universities continue to bear the brunt of the harshest academic penalties, according to NCAA figures released Wednesday. The NCAA's most recent Academic…

Opelika & Beauregard Win Track & Field State Titles

The Opelika boys and Beauregard girls outdoor track teams are State Champions. Opelika won the 6A State Championship with 84 points. It was a three-peat for the Bulldogs who also won the state title back in 2015 and 2016. The…

Baseball Playoff Games Set (Week of May 8th)

The playoff schedule is set for area baseball teams as they get back on the field this week. Glenwood will play Pike Liberal Arts for the AISA-AAA State Championship on Wednesday, May 10th in Montgomery. The two teams will play…

Glenwood Softball Team Wins Another State Title

The Glenwood softball team has made it a 3-peat. The Lady Gators beat Northside Methodist 9-1 in the AISA-AAA State Championship game to take home the title for the third straight season. Pitcher McKenna Gillespie was named the Tournament MVP…

Playoff Baseball Recap: Saturday, May 6th

A couple of area baseball teams played crucial games on Saturday, May 6th in the AHSAA and GHSA playoffs. In the GHSA 4A bracket, Hardaway beat Troup 6-2 in a decisive game three to punch their ticket to the quarterfinals.…

Area Players Named to AHSAA All-Star Team Rosters

The 2017 North-South All-Star rosters were announced by the AHSAA with a few area players making the list for baseball and softball. A total of 72 outstanding juniors--18 on each team--were chosen from nominations submitted by high school coaches from…

Playoff Baseball Recap: Friday, May 5th

Playoffs continued for area teams on Friday, May 5th as baseball games took place all over. In the GHSA 4A bracket, Columbus was eliminated from the playoffs by Blessed Trinity after…

Scholar Athlete: Central Pitcher, Gracie Deaton

Central pitcher Gracie Deaton can easily remember her favorite moment thus far. "We just played Rehobeth two weekends ago in Hoover and it was probably the best game I've pitched all year," she…

Baseball Playoff Games Postponed

Weather has impacted playoff baseball on both sides of the border as games were postponed due to wet conditions. Below is an updated playoff schedule for Friday, May 5th: GHSA 4A 2nd round:…

Lanett Standouts Receive Offers From Alabama

While small in enrollment numbers, the footprint of Lanett High School football continued to expand Tuesday as Trikweze Bridges and Kristian Story each landed scholarship offers from Alabama. This marks the first SEC…

Brooks Officially Signs with UNC Basketball

It's been quite the ride for Auburn High's Garrison Brooks but on Monday, it all ended with his final decision becoming official. Garrison signed papers with the North Carolina basketball team to…

Other Georgia and Alabama College Players Taken in NFL Draft

Besides Auburn and Alabama, a few former football players from other Georgia and Alabama colleges and universities were taken in the 2017 NFL Draft. Tight End Gerald Everett of South Alabama was taken by the Los Angeles Rams as the…

Alabama Sets Record in 2017 NFL Draft

The Alabama Crimson Tide made a statement in the 2017 NFL Draft. A total of seven former Crimson Tide players were taken in the top 55 picks, a history making mark. They wound up with 10 players drafted overall. Cornerback Marlon…

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