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CSU's Asouzu named Peach Belt Conference player of the week

Columbus State University women's basketball player Ashley Asouzu was named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week on Monday. The senior averaged 17 points and nine rebounds over three Lady Cougar victories to earn the honor. The award is…

Columbus Cottonmouths involved in bus accident on way to Peoria

Preliminary reports say weather played a role in a crash that involved the Columbus Cottonmouths professional Hockey team as they were on their way to Peoria, Illinois. The rollover happened around 1:15pm near the I-74/I-155 interchange. According to police on…

Georgia Tech's Francis Kallon earns Tropical Bowl MVP honors

Georgia Tech defensive tackle Francis Kallon was named Overall Lineman MVP of the 2017 Tropical Bowl, which was played on Sunday at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach, Florida. Kallon led all players with two sacks, matched a game-high with two…

Georgia high school baseball teams begin practice

Spring is in the air in Georgia as high school baseball teams can officially start getting ready for the upcoming season. Baseball bats and gloves were brought out Monday afternoon…

Cottonmouths fall to Ice Flyers, 6-3

On Sunday afternoon, the Columbus Cottonmouths hosted the Pensacola Flyers in an SPHL game, and fell 6-3. Craig Simchuk scored the first goal of the evening to give the Snakes…

Scholar Athlete: Pacelli wrestler, Colin Mulvany

For St. Anne Pacelli's Colin Mulvany, wrestling is in his blood. "My dad wrestled and his dad wrestled, and his dad wrested in college actually," he said. A family of wrestlers…

Columbus Lions re-sign veteran DB

COLUMBUS, GA, January 4, 2017 -- Head Coach and Director of Football Operations Jason Gibson today announced that veteran defensive back Chris Smith has signed a 2017 contract to return to the Columbus Lions, now members of the National Arena…

Georgia beats TCU 31-23, wins Liberty Bowl

The Georgia Bulldogs capped off 2016 with a win in the Liberty Bowl. The Dawgs beat the Horned Frogs 31-23 to win their 30th bowl game in program history and end the season with an 8-5 record. UGA started the…

UGA fans travel to Memphis for Liberty Bowl

Seas of red and black could be seen in Memphis, Tennessee on Friday morning as UGA fans cheered on their favorite team in today's Liberty Bowl against TCU. "What's that coming down the track, a big machine in red and…

Scholar Athlete: Harris County basketball player, AJ Coker

With a 6'4" frame, AJ Coker is used to getting attention.   "I've always been the tallest kid and everybody always sees me and says oh you have to play basketball," he said. "I just laugh and it's always been a normal thing for me."   The Harris County senior is an up and coming name according to his head coach. His hard work ethic in the off-season has earned him a starting spot on the Tigers varsity squad. It hasn't been easy getting to this

Scholar Athlete: Columbus cheerleader, Christin Walls

Being a cheerleader isn't easy. Just ask Columbus High's Christin Walls.   "People don't realize how much goes in to preparing for a routine," Walls said. "We do workouts 5 days a week during the summer just to get ready to even be able to throw this."   It's a physical sport that requires a lot of time, strength and determination.  It may not look like a difficult sport from the outside, but Walls insists there's more to it than meets the eye.  ...

Scholar Athlete: Columbus volleyball player, Skylar Blackmon

Skylar Blackmon is a champion, on the court and in the classroom.   "It's hard to stay focused but that's just who I am," Blackmon said. "I am a student athlete and so I work hard at that every day."   Blackmon is a senior on the Columbus High volleyball team who plays libero.  She was a starter on last year's team that won the 5A state championship and says her time with this program has been an experience like no other.   "I lov...

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