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Auburn Opens 2017 Season in Atlanta

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The Auburn volleyball team kicks off its 2017 campaign at the Hyatt Regency Invitational held in Atlanta, Aug. 25-26. The two-day tournament is hosted by Georgia Tech and also features No. 17 Michigan State and Furman. The Tigers open play Friday at 5 p.m. CT, taking on host Georgia Tech at O’Keefe Gym. The meeting marks the second-straight season the…

Despite Injuries Smart Says Bulldogs Show Promise

INJURY WON'T HOLD THE BULLDOGS BACK

Defensive back, Malkom Parrish has a broken bone in his foot that could sideline him for up to four weeks. However, Kirby Smart stated he has not been ruled out for the opener. Despite the versatile defender’s injury, Smart has liked what he’s seen from his team.   Follow Scott: Twitter Instagram

Toomer’s Oaks Off Limits This Fall

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1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn University officials are asking fans not to roll the new Auburn Oaks at Toomer’s Corner this football season because the trees aren’t fully established, but they welcome fans to enjoy the tradition by rolling designated trees next to the corner. The…

Georgia Tech signs up With Adidas to Provide Sports Apparel

Georgia Tech decided to end to its partnership with Russell Athletic

1/1Screen Shot 2017-08-22 at 3.04.32 PM Show Caption Hide Caption ATLANTA (AP) — Looking to boost recruiting and align with a hipper brand, Georgia Tech has teamed up with Adidas, which will serve as the exclusive apparel provider for its athletic programs. The agreement announced Tuesday comes after Georgia Tech decided to end to its partnership with Russell Athletic when…

Cooper, Scrap Yard Dawgs Win Cowles Cup

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Kasey Cooper had as memorable of a first professional season as one could hope for in 2017. The former Auburn slugger launched a two-run home run in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) championship series to pace the Scrap Yard Dawgs to their first Cowles Cup in franchise history. Cooper’s two-run shot came in the sixth inning in a tie game…

Rogers Earns Silver Medal at World University Games

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Former Georgia gymnast Brittany Rogers earned a silver medal with Canada in the team final on Monday at the World University Games in the Nangang Exhibition Center.   Rogers competed on vault (14.400), bars (12.900) and beam (13.225) to boost Canada’s final score to 161.100. Russia won the team competition (163.000), while Japan placed third (159.900).   In addition to…

CSU Men Second, Women Sixth in PBC Preseason Poll

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With the start of the season less than two weeks away, the Columbus State University men’s and women’s cross country teams were voted second and sixth, respectively in the Peach Belt Conference preseason poll. The Columbus State men received three first-place votes, totaling 40 points overall in second. Flagler (43) tops the preseason poll with Augusta (39), UNC Pembroke (38)…

Manchester Returning a lot of Talent

THE BLUE DEVILS ARE HOPEFUL FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON

Since Evan Hochstetler took over the Manchester football program back in 2015, the Blue Devils have continued to rise. This is a tough task to do with such a small number of players, but because of that the goals for the season remain simple. “We’ve got a lot of kids that play both ways so it’s offensively and defensively. We want…

Greater Achievement Youth Empowerment Academy Exceeds Expectations

City leaders are applauding the results of the Greater Achievement Youth Empowerment Academy

1/1-1 Show Caption Hide Caption LaGrange, Ga. August 21, 2017 – City leaders are applauding the results of the Greater Achievement Youth Empowerment Academy for helping local students exceed expectations on their recent SAT and ACT scores. The 501©3 group was established to help students in grades 9-11 improve their SAT and ACT exams. The group holds a free 6-week…