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Johns Creek Wins Appeal, Game 3 Wednesday

Johns Creek baseball has new life after a controversial ruling that led to their elimination in last week's 6-A state semifinal series against Lee County was overturned Monday morning. An initial release from the GHSA last Thursday described the play in…

Dick Vitale Signs Contract Extension with ESPN

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN basketball analyst Dick Vitale has signed a contract extension with the network through the 2019-20 season. In adding a year to his previous deal, Vitale will be the main analyst on many network games, including…

SEC Baseball Tournament Bracket Announced

The SEC baseball bracket is set following the regular season. First round is a single elimination format and will begin Tuesday, May 23rd.   (11) South Carolina vs. (6) Vanderbilt at 10:30am ET (10) Missouri vs. (7) Texas A&M at…

Brookstone Hires Blair Harrison As Head Football Coach

Brookstone School has hired a new head football coach, one that's familiar with coaching the Brookstone Cougars. Blair Harrison has been hired to lead the program this Fall. Harrison coached at Brookstone from 2003-2012 where he finished with a 73-29 record. “My…

CSU's Kutsche, McClellan Land on All-Region Teams

The postseason awards keep rolling in for the Columbus State University baseball team, as Caleb Kutsche and Mason McClellan picked up a pair of All-Southeast Region honors. Kutsche was a second team selection by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association…

Columbus State Track Earns 13 All-Region Honors

The Columbus State University men’s track & field program was recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association with 13 All-Southeast Region selections. Xavier Matthews led the way for the Cougars, garnering three All-Region selections. The…

Braves' Freddie Freeman Fractures Wrist, Out 10 Weeks

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman suffered a fractured left wrist when he was hit by a pitch and is expected to miss about 10 weeks. Freeman was hit by Toronto's Aaron Loup during the fifth inning of an…

GHSA to Hear Appeal on Controversial Ending Friday

The GHSA Appeal Board has a pivotal decision to make. With Lee County having already won game one, game two of their state semifinal series versus Johns Creek ended in controversial fashion Wednesday night after an apparent Gladiators win was…

Columbus State Tennis Garners Regional Awards

The Columbus State University tennis programs added to their list of postseason recognition, drawing regional awards from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Beatriz Lopez was named the Southeast Region ITA Rookie of the Year, while Giorgia Vitale earned the region’s ITA…

Eight Hardaway Athletes Sign Scholarships

It was a busy Wednesday afternoon at Hardaway as eight Hawks student-athletes signed scholarships to play at the next level. The sports of volleyball, soccer, football and cheer were all represented.  The signings…

GHSA Changes Baseball Championship Dates Due to Graduations

In an effort to avoid conflict with several participating schools’ graduation ceremonies, the GHSA has rescheduled the 2017 State Baseball Championship series to begin on Wednesday, May 24th, instead of the originally-published starting date of Thursday, May 25th. Friday, May…

UGA Police Investigating Tennis Program

Associated Press The University of Georgia police department is investigating the possible theft of prescription drugs within the school's tennis programs. Georgia has suspended men's and women's assistant coaches, Bo Hodge and Drake Bernstein, respectively. The investigation and suspensions of…

Chattahoochee County's Taysha Sayles Signs Scholarship

Signing week continues for area high school student-athletes before the end of the school year. Over in Chattahoochee County, Taysha Sayles became the latest athlete to make their college dreams official. Sayles is headed to Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama…

Columbus State's Jalen Tolbert Earns Peach Belt Honors

Columbus State Track athlete Jalen Tolbert has been named the Peach Belt Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Week. Tolbert ran the second leg of the 4x100 relay and helped the Cougars set an NCAA automatic qualifying time at the…

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