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Detroit Tigers' Tribute to Fort Benning

Detroit Tigers' Tribute to Fort Benning Tyler Redmond Willie Horton is not just a former Major League Baseball player, he is a Detroit legend. A 4-time All-Star, he uses his platform to support the…

Josh Pate

Josh Pate Co-Anchors WLTZ First News Today. Josh moved to the morning team from his previous position as evening Sports Anchor. Josh served as WLTZ Sports Director for three years. Pate is a native of Harris County, Georgia. He…

U14 Columbus Cottonmouth's Bring Home A Banner

For the U14 Columbus Cottonmouth hockey team, falling just short in tournaments was an unfortunate theme of the season. However, as the team traveled to Huntsville, Alabama for the Freedom Memorial Tournament they had one of…

Kids Beginner Golf Classes

Fore Kids Columbus is a Georgia state recognized youth golf program. The mission of this local non-profit organization is to bring quality golf instruction to children in a fun and exciting environment. Saturday morning junior golf classes are ongoing throughout the year!

Collegiate Kicker Scores Full Scholarship

An Ohio college footall player kicked his way into a full-ride scholarship. Bowling Green State University sophomore Jake Suder was set to play this upcoming football season without school assistance. To his surprise, though, head coach, Mike Jinks, said he…

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…

Auburn Hosts USTA Women's Pro Classic

Twenty years ago, Travis Debardelaben was a nationally ranked tennis player. "I played on the circuit back in 1997 and played some fairly notable people in the juniors," he said. Now a tennis coach and mentor,…

REPOSTED: Sports Director

The NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA is looking for a strong sports journalist to champion our hyper-local coverage strategy, anchor weeknight sportscasts, and report original content on-air, online, and via social media platforms. If you know sports, are dynamic on-camera,…