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Four Bulldogs Named to SEC Preseason Watch List

SOURCE: UGA ATHLETICS

Four members of the Georgia soccer team have been named to the Southeastern Conference Preseason Watch List announced Wednesday by the conference office.  Since 2011, the SEC has named a watch list in lieu of selecting preseason all-conference teams. Senior Sydney Shultis and sophomores Kayla Bruster, Caroline Chipman, and Reagan Glisson join 55 other SEC players on this year’s watch…

Payne Signs With Armenian Basketball Team

SOURCE: CSU ATHLETICS

Columbus State University standout JaCori Payne has signed a professional contract with Arakatz, a new team set to compete in the Armenian Basketball League. Payne becomes the latest Cougar to continue his career in the professional ranks, making him the 13th student-athlete to play professional basketball during head coach Robert Moore’s tenure and the 11th in the last five years….

Bulldogs Continue Preseason Practice Into First Week of Classes

SOURCE: GEORGIA SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS

A 10th University of Georgia preseason practice accompanied the first week of Bulldog classes at the Woodruff Practice Fields on Tuesday. The Bulldog squad worked for a little over two hours in full pads and helmets. Following a day off on Sunday, Georgia opened the school year with a full five days of practice before its second scrimmage on Saturday….

2018 Georgia Volleyball Season Preview

SOURCE: UGA ATHLETICS

The 2018 Georgia volleyball season will be the second under head coach Tom Black. The Bulldogs will look to continue growing this season following a successful 2017 campaign. In Black’s first season as head coach, Georgia finished 22-12 and fifth in the SEC with a 10-8 conference record. The Bulldogs had one combined conference victory in the previous two seasons….

SEC Announces Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll

SOURCE: AUBURN ATHLETICS

With its season opener just two days away, the Auburn soccer team was picked to finish fifth overall in the annual SEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the league office announced Tuesday. Florida was predicted to win the 2018 SEC Championship after all 14 of the league’s head coaches voted. Texas A&M checked in behind the Gators and was followed by Tennessee,…

The Columbus Lions Received a Warm Welcome Back From Massachusetts

THE LIONS DEFEATED THE MASSACHUSETTS PIRATES TO MOVE ON TO THE NAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Columbus Lions got a warm welcome back home from their victory over Massachusetts. The Lions took down the Pirates for the first time on the road this season to move on to the National Arena League championship. They are still waiting to see who they will play in that game as Jacksonville and Carolina play tomorrow night. After nine…

Fall Practice Begins For Columbus State University Women’s Soccer Team

THE LADY COUGARS MOTTO FOR THIS SEASON IS "FIND A WAY"

The Columbus State women’s soccer team hit the field this morning for the first practice of the fall season. The Lady Cougars come off a 16-4 overall record, seeing their season come to an end in the Southeast Region final. “Find A Way” is the team motto this year and that comes from the Region final loss. “The games that…

El Shahawy Named Deputy AD at UGA

SOURCE: GEORGIA SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS

Dr. Magdi El Shahawy, Senior Associate Athletic Director at the University of Southern California, has been named Deputy Athletic Director for Academics and Student Development at the University of Georgia according to an announcement Monday by UGA J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Greg McGarity. “Magdi brings a wealth of experience to the University of Georgia,” said McGarity.  “We are…

Equestrian Honored with Congressional Record

SOURCE: AUBURN ATHLETICS

Members of the Auburn equestrian team were recognized for its national championship title with a Congressional Record presented by Congressman Mike Rogers Monday afternoon. “When you’re successful at anything, it doesn’t just happen,” Rep. Rogers said. “There is a whole lot of time building up to that success. We want to recognize not just this achievement, but that you’ve been…

Jamie Fox Moves From Offensive Coordinator To Head Football Coach At Harris County

FOX GETS A WARM WELCOME FROM THE TEAM ON THE NEW ROLE AS HEAD COACH

High school football is back this week in our area and the Harris County Tigers will step onto the field Friday with a new head coach. Former Tigers offensive coordinator Jamie Fox will replace Zac Howard in that leading role this season. So far this summer the transition has been a smooth one and one that is welcomed by the team. “Coach Fox…