Georgia Sports

Date Finalized for Georgia Dome Implosion

ATLANTA (AP) — With construction of the Atlanta Falcons' new Mercedes-Benz Stadium moving closer to completion, the implosion of the Georgia Dome has been set for Nov. 20. Steve Cannon, chief executive officer of Falcons owner Arthur Blank's AMB Group,…

SunTrust Park to Host College Football in 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta Braves, is moving into the college football business.  Kennesaw State will play Jacksonville State on Nov. 17, 2018. Braves president of development Mike Plant says the only necessary modifications…

Falcons to Honor Michael Vick and Roddy White

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are planning a retirement ceremony for two of the team's most prominent players — Michael Vick and Roddy White. The Falcons say Monday's ceremony at team owner Arthur Blank's offices will recognize the "contributions…

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…

Lady Cougar Basketball Recognized by City Council

The Columbus State University women’s basketball team was recognized Tuesday night by the Columbus City Council during their monthly meeting. The recognition comes in honor of the Lady Cougars’ 2016-17 season. The resolution reads as follows: "Whereas, the Columbus State…

Former Shaw Raider Edwin Jackson Joins Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — Right-hander Edwin Jackson will resume his lengthy major league career with Baltimore, which will be his 12th different big league team. The Orioles on Wednesday selected Jackson's contract from Triple-A Norfolk. The 33-year-old launched his career in…

Columbus Native Named Georgia Tech Softball Coach

The Georgia Tech softball program has found their new head coach and she's a native of Columbus, Georgia. Aileen Morales, one of the most decorated student-athletes in Georgia Tech softball history and a former highly successful assistant coach at her…

Cougar Baseball Adds Five

The Columbus State University baseball program is putting the finishing touches on its 2017 signing class, as head coach Greg Appleton announced five incoming players on Wednesday. Chase Brown, Clayton Duncan, Andrew Hayes, Garrett Kirkwood and Chandler Pethel will all…

David Carter Named UGA Basketball Assistant Coach

David Carter, assistant basketball coach at St. Mary’s College, has been named assistant coach at the University of Georgia. “I am very excited to have David joining our coaching staff,” said Fox.  “He assisted me at the University of Nevada and…

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…

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