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Former Callaway Star KeShun Freeman to Represent GT at ACC Kickoff

FREEMAN IS ONE OF TWO PLAYERS FROM GEORGIA TECH THAT WAS SELECTED TO ATTEND

1/1Keshun Freeman Show Caption Hide Caption When Georgia Tech visits the ACC Kickoff, they’ll be represented by a former area player. Former Callaway Cavalier, KeShun Freeman, has been selected as one of two Yellow Jackets to speak at the annual event. Freeman has been a starting defensive lineman since his freshman season and has played in 39 consecutive games with…

Four Columbus Lions Make All-NAL Offensive Team

REEVE, ESPINOSA, PURIFOY, AND HOLLAND HONORED BY LEAGUE

Four Columbus Lions players are being recognized by the National Arena League for their performance this season. Wide Receiver Michael Reeve was named to the All-NAL First Team.  Reeve led the league in three different categories, finishing the year with 73 receptions, 809 receiving yards and 21 touchdowns. Quarterback Mason Espinosa was named to the All-NAL Second Team.  Espinosa leads…

SEC Network to Provide More Than 30 Hours of SEC Football Media Days Coverage

MEDIA DAYS TAKES PLACE FROM JULY 10-13 IN HOOVER, ALABAMA

1/1SEC Media Days Show Caption Hide Caption The SEC Network will be airing more than 30 hours from SEC Football Media Days inside the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama beginning Monday, July 10th, and concluding Thursday, July 13tg. The network’s coverage will be anchored by SEC Now: 2017 SEC Football Media Days and The Paul Finebaum…

West Georgia Jets Gearing Up for Their Next Event

JETS WILL TRAVEL TO ORLANDO FOR THE AAU PRIMARY NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND JACKSONVILLE FOR THE USATF REGIONALS

It began with a dad’s dream to coach and a passion in track and field. The West Georgia Jets are an organization that began in 2011. It’s a team made up of 50 Columbus area kids ranging in age from 6-18. “A lot of my athletes; their introduction into track is with our club. What I like to do is…

SEC Announces Athletes Representing School at 2017 Media Days

MEDIA DAYS TAKES PLACE FROM JULY 10-13 IN HOOVER, ALABAMA

SEC Media Days kicks off on Monday, July 10th. On Wednesday the league announced the players representing each SEC school at the annual event. Arkansas, LSU and Tennessee will kick things off on Monday.  Representing the Razorbacks are senior Quarterback Austin Allen, Senior Offensive Lineman Frank Ragnow, and Senior Defensive Back Kevin Richardson. Representing LSU are Senior Wide Receiver D.J….

Georgia Tech Welcomes Graduate Transfer Brandon Alston

ALSTON COMES FROM LEHIGH AND HAS TWO YEARS OF ELIGIBILITY REMAINING

1/1Brandon Alston – Lehigh Basketball Website Show Caption Hide Caption Georgia Tech has added a new graduate transfer in Brandon Alston. Alston formerly played for Lehigh basketball and will join the Yellow Jackets’ program as a graduate student for the fall semester. “We are excited with the addition of Brandon,” said head coach Josh Pastner. “He gives us added depth…

Three Columbus Lions Named to All-NAL Defensive Squad

GRISWOULD, EDWARDS AND SEARS HONORED BY LEAGUE

1/1NAL All Defense Show Caption Hide Caption The National Arena League released the first-ever All-NAL Defensive roster ahead of Monday night’s championship game between the Columbus Lions and the Jacksonville Sharks. Three Lions players were honored. Kyle Griswould was named 1st team All-NAL at defensive back.  Griswould leads the league in interceptions with 10, including 4 taken in for a…

Phenix City 9u Team Gets Surprise Invite to SW Regional Tournament

LITTLE LEAGUE TEAM LOST IN STATE SEMIFINALS, INVITED TO REGIONALS BY STATE COMMISSIONER

On Sunday afternoon, the Phenix City 9u little league team was battling Westside (Mobile) in the semifinals of the Cal Ripkin State Tournament. In the bottom of the 11th inning, a wild pitch allowed Westside to score the game-winning run. The win advanced Westside to the State Championship game while the loss eliminated Phenix City and ended their season. At…

Auburn’s Austin Wiley Continues to Impress in Win Over Italy

WILEY AND TEAM USA WILL PLAY IN ROUND OF 16 ON WEDNESDAY

Auburn sophomore center Austin Wiley continues to impress while playing overseas. Wiley is a captain for Team USA’s U19 team as they compete in the FIBA World Cup in Egypt. In Tuesday morning’s win over Italy, Wiley scored 9 points and 14 rebounds as they wrapped up pool play. He’s the only member of Team USA averaging a double-double over…