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Georgia Tech Welcomes Graduate Transfer Brandon Alston

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,”…

Three Columbus Lions Named to All-NAL Defensive Squad

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…

West Point Lake Stocked with Largemouth Bass Fingerlings

Almost 610,000 new largemouth bass fingerlings now swim in West Point Lake. It's all part of a recent stocking effort by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “In the future, we hope that these stocked largemouth bass…

Lions Duo Earn NAL Player of the Week Honors

Two Columbus Lions were recognized by the National Arena League as recipients of the Playoff Semi-Final Players of the Week. Wide receiver, Duron Neal, earned offensive player of the week based on his outstanding end of the game performance against the…

The National Arena League Unveils NAL Championship Trophy

The National Arena League unveiled their 2017 National Arena League trophy. The trophy will be given to the 2017 NAL Champions, a title that will be determined on July 10, 2017 at the National Arena League Championship game. The game…

Pacelli Names Brent Benefield Head Baseball Coach

Pacelli has announced the hiring of 33 year old Brent Benefield as head baseball coach. “We are excited to welcome Coach Benefield to the Viking family,” says St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School Athletic Director Buster…

Lions Prepare to Open Playoffs Friday Night

After wrapping up a 9-3 regular season the Lions are set to open the postseason on the road Friday when they take on Lehigh Valley. Earlier this season the Lions dropped a heart breaker…

$192 Million Renovation Begins on Philips Arena

ATLANTA (AP) — A $192.5 million renovation of Philips Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks, has begun a day after funding was approved by the Atlanta City Council. About $110 million for the renovation will be generated from the car…

Georgia Finalizes 2019 Non-Conference Schedule

The Georgia Bulldogs have finalized their 2019 non-conference schedule by adding a date against Murray State according to a report from Kevin Kelley. In addition to playing the Racers Georgia will also welcome Arkansas…

Lions WR Tristan Purifoy Named NAL Offensive Player of the Week

A big performance Monday night is getting one Lions wide receiver some recognition ahead of the playoffs. Tristan Purifoy has been named the National Arena League's offensive player of the week. In their win over the Monterrey Steel Monday night,…

Columbus Lions Coach Jason Gibson Wins 100th Game

Jason Gibson has reached a milestone with the Columbus Lions. The head football coach recently grabbed his 100th win with the franchise, a win over the Monterrey Steel on Monday night. The…

Braves 3B Adonis Garcia to Miss 2 Months

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves third baseman Adonis Garcia is expected to miss about two months after having surgery to repair ligament damage in his left ring finger. The Braves announced Wednesday that Garcia had the procedure Monday in Atlanta.…

CVCC's Chandler Newman Drafted by San Diego Padres

Former Chattahoochee Valley Community College pitcher Chandler Newman has been drafted by the San Diego Padres. The Padres selected Newman as the 3rd pick of the 11th round, 318th overall. "Across the whole…

UGA's Andrew Gist Drafted By Tampa Bay In 9th Round

The MLB Draft's 3rd-10th rounds took place on Tuesday and a UGA Bulldog is headed to the next level. Georgia senior pitcher Andrew Gist was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth round. This past season, Gist posted…

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