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  • Ex-Negro League player recalls 9 decades of living history

    Ex-Negro League player recalls 9 decades of living history

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:54:34 GMT

    At 90 years old, many people would have enough stories to fill a book. But no one's book would be quite like Rev. William Greason's.

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    At 90 years old, many people would have enough stories to fill a book. But no one's book would be quite like Rev. William Greason's.

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  • What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-31 17:51:41 GMT

    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

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    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

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  • Sports Overtime: Week 2 Final Scores

    Sports Overtime: Week 2 Final Scores

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:24:56 GMT
    It's the weekend, and you know what that means –time for some high school football! Here are the final scores for Week 2.More >>
    It's the weekend, and you know what that means –time for some high school football! Here are the final scores for Week 2.More >>
  • Are you the Sports Overtime Fan of the Week? Prove it!

    Are you the Sports Overtime Fan of the Week? Prove it!

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:37:08 GMT
    You can get in on the Sports Overtime fun with our new segment Fan of the Week! Take a photo of yourself or your crew at the high school football game or whatever you want, and post it on Twitter using
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    You can get in on the Sports Overtime fun with our new segment Fan of the Week! Take a photo of yourself or your crew at the high school football game or whatever you want, and post it on Twitter using the hashtag #SportsOT9.More >>
  • Hot Reads: Preseason nominees for the 2014 Chinstrap Awards

    Hot Reads: Preseason nominees for the 2014 Chinstrap Awards

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-08-28 11:00:25 GMT
    Don't worry. We'll be a lot nicer to the players in the SEC than the Emmy voters were to Netflix. We kind of have to - it's highly unlikely an actor could power clean the equivalent of a human being.More >>
    Don't worry. We'll be a lot nicer to the players in the SEC than the Emmy voters were to Netflix. We kind of have to - it's highly unlikely an actor could power clean the equivalent of a human being.More >>
  • UPDATE: Carver issues Heritage Bowl ALS IceBucket Challenge

    UPDATE: Carver issues Heritage Bowl ALS IceBucket Challenge

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:08:33 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Rivalry week is always fun. The Carver Tigers have gotten into the act, with Tigers coaches taking the ALS IceBucket Challenge on Wednesday, passing along the challenge to a numberMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Rivalry week is always fun. The Carver Tigers have gotten into the act, with Tigers coaches taking the ALS IceBucket Challenge on Wednesday, passing along the challenge to a numberMore >>
  • Heisman favorites are all chalk in 2014

    Heisman favorites are all chalk in 2014

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:18:10 GMT
    The Heisman Trophy has gone to a virtual unknown for the last few years - this list could prove that trend falls apart in 2014. More >>
    The Heisman Trophy has gone to a virtual unknown for the last few years - this list could prove that trend falls apart in 2014. More >>
  • Couch Potato: South Carolina debut highlights football season return

    Couch Potato: South Carolina debut highlights football season return

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:00:28 GMT
    Football season begins Thursday with a couple of SEC games - the excellent Texas A&M at South Carolina pairing, and Temple visits Vanderbilt in a less scintillating matchup.

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    Football season begins Thursday with a couple of SEC games - the excellent Texas A&M at South Carolina pairing, and Temple visits Vanderbilt in a less scintillating matchup.

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  • Heisman Trophy could go to unhyped player

    Heisman Trophy could go to unhyped player

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-26 14:28:01 GMT

    In the last two seasons, college football's premier award has gone to players who had never taken a single snap in a college game prior to the start of their Heisman-winning seasons. This year, it could happen again.

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    In the last two seasons, college football's premier award has gone to players who had never taken a single snap in a college game prior to the start of their Heisman-winning seasons. This year, it could happen again.

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  • Sports Overtime: Week 1 Final Scores

    Sports Overtime: Week 1 Final Scores

    Monday, August 25 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-08-25 16:57:58 GMT
    It's the weekend, and you know what that means - time for some high school football! Here are the final scores for Week 1.More >>
    It's the weekend, and you know what that means - time for some high school football! Here are the final scores for Week 1.More >>
  • UPDATE: Randy Morris answers in the ALS IceBucket Challenge

    UPDATE: Randy Morris answers in the ALS IceBucket Challenge

    Saturday, August 23 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-23 22:55:50 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - On Tuesday, I took the plunge, literally, answering the challenge from CVCC head baseball coach Adam Thomas in the ALS IceBucket Challenge. Yes, it was cold. Oh, brother. I issuedMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - On Tuesday, I took the plunge, literally, answering the challenge from CVCC head baseball coach Adam Thomas in the ALS IceBucket Challenge. Yes, it was cold. Oh, brother. I issuedMore >>
  • Rivalry Renewed: Jordan v. Columbus High School

    Rivalry Renewed: Jordan v. Columbus High School

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:58:05 GMT
    Jordan and Columbus High School have a long-standing tradition that dates back more than 100 years, and it's back on tonight after a two-year break. The two programs kick off for their opener at KinnettMore >>
    Jordan and Columbus High School have a long-standing tradition that dates back more than 100 years, and it's back on tonight after a two-year break. The two programs kick off for their opener at Kinnett Stadium.More >>
  • Residents in drought-stricken state take Dirt Bucket Challenge

    Residents in drought-stricken state take Dirt Bucket Challenge

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:59:41 GMT
    When your state is experiencing a severe drought, taking the Ice Bucket Challenge may not be allowed.More >>
    When your state is experiencing a severe drought, taking the Ice Bucket Challenge may not be allowed.More >>
  • UPDATE: Answering the challenge in the ALS IceBucket Challenge

    UPDATE: Answering the challenge in the ALS IceBucket Challenge

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:18 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:18:32 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - On Wednesday, CVCC head baseball coach Adam Thomas took the ALS IceBucket Challenge, and proceeded to issue challenges to follow in his frozen footsteps. On Thursday, I did myMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - On Wednesday, CVCC head baseball coach Adam Thomas took the ALS IceBucket Challenge, and proceeded to issue challenges to follow in his frozen footsteps. On Thursday, I did myMore >>
  • CVCC's Adam Thomas issues ALC IceBucket Challenge

    CVCC's Adam Thomas issues ALC IceBucket Challenge

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:20:38 GMT
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The ALS IceBucket Challenge continues to expand. On Wednesday, CVCC head baseball coach Adam Thomas took the ALS IceBucket Challenge, and proceeded to issue challenges to followMore >>
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The ALS IceBucket Challenge continues to expand. On Wednesday, CVCC head baseball coach Adam Thomas took the ALS IceBucket Challenge, and proceeded to issue challenges to followMore >>
  • Auburn Univ. enacts measures against counterfeit ticketing

    Auburn Univ. enacts measures against counterfeit ticketing

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:15:59 GMT
    During the off season, the City of Auburn took measures to protect fans from ticket counterfeiters. The Auburn City Council now requires individuals re-selling tickets within the Auburn City limits toMore >>
    During the off season, the City of Auburn took measures to protect fans from ticket counterfeiters. The Auburn City Council now requires individuals re-selling tickets within the Auburn City limits to have a permit.More >>
  • SEC West champ could have 2 losses

    SEC West champ could have 2 losses

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:16:25 GMT
    Brutal schedules may leave the SEC West champ with two losses heading to Atlanta. More >>
    Brutal schedules may leave the SEC West champ with two losses heading to Atlanta. More >>
  • AHSAA Basketball Tournament

    AHSAA Basketball Tournament

    Track how your high school is doing with news from Alabama High School Athletic Association high school basketball.More >>
    Track how your high school is doing with news from Alabama High School Athletic Association high school basketball.
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  • Tim Walton remains a Carver Tiger

    Tim Walton remains a Carver Tiger

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:55:36 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - There's nothing quite like coming home again after you've been away a while. For Tim Walton, it turned into a working visit. And that was more than okay by him as he checked outMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - There's nothing quite like coming home again after you've been away a while. For Tim Walton, it turned into a working visit. And that was more than okay by him as he checked outMore >>
  • Pioneer goes 4-0 in LLSWS pool play

    Pioneer goes 4-0 in LLSWS pool play

    Monday, August 11 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-08-11 22:02:29 GMT
    The Pioneer All-Stars completed running the table in pool play at the Little League Softball World Series on Monday afternoon with a 14-4 win in four innings over the Europe/Africa Region Champs from Prague,More >>
    The Pioneer All-Stars completed running the table in pool play at the Little League Softball World Series on Monday afternoon with a 14-4 win in four innings over the Europe/Africa Region Champs from Prague,More >>
  • Ethel Kennedy challenges Obama for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Ethel Kennedy challenges Obama for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:35:25 GMT
    As videos of Americans dumping buckets of ice over their heads dominate social media, Ethel Kennedy calls on President Barack Obama to take the challenge.More >>
    As videos of Americans dumping buckets of ice over their heads dominate social media, Ethel Kennedy calls on President Barack Obama to take the challenge.More >>
  • Paul Finebaum visits Columbus

    Paul Finebaum visits Columbus

    Sunday, August 10 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-08-10 17:05:09 GMT
    Paul Finebaum was in town Friday to promote his book "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference:  Why the SEC Still Rules College Football." Paul held a book signing at Books-A-Million at Peachtree Mall. More >>
    Paul Finebaum was in town Friday to promote his book "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference:  Why the SEC Still Rules College Football." Paul held a book signing at Books-A-Million at Peachtree Mall. More >>
  • Company lets fans buy stock in Bengals player

    Company lets fans buy stock in Bengals player

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-08-08 10:42:15 GMT
    Mohamed Sanu (FOX19)Mohamed Sanu (FOX19)
    A company called Fantex is offering 'shares' in Bengals wide receiver Mohamed Sanu. The concept allows fans to invest in football players by purchasing real stock that is linked to the player's future earnings.More >>
    A company called Fantex is offering 'shares' in Bengals wide receiver Mohamed Sanu. The concept allows fans to invest in football players by purchasing real stock that is linked to the player's future earnings.More >>
  • College football approaches; and we wait

    College football approaches; and we wait

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-07 14:48:40 GMT
    Football season is almost here. But we can't have any yet. More >>
    Football season is almost here. But we can't have any yet. More >>
  • Mississippi rebellion brewing in SEC West

    Mississippi rebellion brewing in SEC West

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-08-07 10:00:15 GMT

    The state of Mississippi is home to two of the SEC's top three returning quarterbacks.

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    The state of Mississippi is home to two of the SEC's top three returning quarterbacks.

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  • Northern falls in Regional semifinals

    Northern falls in Regional semifinals

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-07 03:23:45 GMT
    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (WTVM) – The second chance run for the Northern All-Stars is over. Tuckahoe American rallied for six runs in the bottom of the sixth to beat Northern 8-7 and give the Virginia stateMore >>
    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (WTVM) – The second chance run for the Northern All-Stars is over. Tuckahoe American rallied for six runs in the bottom of the sixth to beat Northern 8-7 and give the Virginia stateMore >>
  • Northern loses, still advances to regional semifinals

    Northern loses, still advances to regional semifinals

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-06 03:50:04 GMT
    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (WTVM) - The final game of pool play turned into a bad disaster movie for the Northern All-Stars, but like a Hollywood production, they survived to fight another day. South Brandon,More >>
    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (WTVM) - The final game of pool play turned into a bad disaster movie for the Northern All-Stars, but like a Hollywood production, they survived to fight another day. South Brandon,More >>
  • US General killed in attack in Afghanistan

    US General killed in attack in Afghanistan

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:16:54 GMT
    A U.S. general was killed by a gunman wearing an Afghan military uniform in Kabul.More >>
    A U.S. general was killed by a gunman wearing an Afghan military uniform in Kabul.More >>
  • Smiths Station Panthers go to work

    Smiths Station Panthers go to work

    Monday, August 4 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-08-05 03:51:56 GMT
    SMITHS STATION, Ala. (WTVM) – Monday was the big day for the Smiths Station Panthers, along with the rest of Alabama's high school football teams. It was the day they could officially get started on theMore >>
    SMITHS STATION, Ala. (WTVM) – Monday was the big day for the Smiths Station Panthers, along with the rest of Alabama's high school football teams. It was the day they could officially get started on theMore >>
  • Samuel, K. Pass commit to Louisville

    Samuel, K. Pass commit to Louisville

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:49:10 GMT
    COLUMBUS (WTVM) - The University of Louisville picked up a pair commitments on Friday when Carver defensive back Khane Pass and Central running back Traveon Samuel announced they intend to sign with theMore >>
    COLUMBUS (WTVM) - The University of Louisville picked up a pair commitments on Friday when Carver defensive back Khane Pass and Central running back Traveon Samuel announced they intend to sign with theMore >>
  • Rolando McClain found guilty of misdemeanor charges

    Rolando McClain found guilty of misdemeanor charges

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:37:43 GMT
    Rolando McClain (Source: Decatur Police Department)Rolando McClain (Source: Decatur Police Department)
    A Decatur municipal judge found former Alabama football star Rolando McClain guilty on charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct on Friday.More >>
    A Decatur municipal judge found former Alabama football star Rolando McClain guilty on charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct on Friday.More >>
  • Fmr. head coach Tony Dungy clarifies Michael Sam draft comments

    Fmr. head coach Tony Dungy clarifies Michael Sam draft comments

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:39:48 GMT

    Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy is clarifying comments he made on NFL Draft choices, and the comments were directed at St. Louis Rams rookie Michael Sam.

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    Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy is clarifying comments he made on NFL Draft choices, and the comments were directed at St. Louis Rams rookie Michael Sam.

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  • Snakes sign Gingera for 2014-15

    Snakes sign Gingera for 2014-15

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:57:35 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Cottonmouths signed forward Matt Gingera to a contract for the upcoming season, the team announced on Thursday. It will be Gingera's third season in a Snakes uniform. GingeraMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Cottonmouths signed forward Matt Gingera to a contract for the upcoming season, the team announced on Thursday. It will be Gingera's third season in a Snakes uniform. GingeraMore >>
  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:27:58 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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  • Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:55:17 GMT

    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

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    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

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  • Rasmus returns as Russell County baseball coach

    Rasmus returns as Russell County baseball coach

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:47:14 GMT
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - He's back. After one year coaching at Florence High School in northern Alabama, Tony Rasmus has returned home, accepting the head baseball coaching job at Russell County, theMore >>
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - He's back. After one year coaching at Florence High School in northern Alabama, Tony Rasmus has returned home, accepting the head baseball coaching job at Russell County, theMore >>
  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 2

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 2

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-07-15 13:05:33 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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  • Alice Coachman Davis, 1st black woman to win Olympic gold, dies

    Alice Coachman Davis, 1st black woman to win Olympic gold, dies

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:52:21 GMT
    Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old.More >>
    Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old.More >>
  • SEC Media Days dazes media, fans

    SEC Media Days dazes media, fans

    Monday, July 14 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-07-14 17:30:02 GMT
    The long, dark night that has persisted since the end of football season is almost over. SEC Media Days, that glimmer of hope before life begins again anew, kicks off this week in Hoover, AL. More >>
    The long, dark night that has persisted since the end of football season is almost over. SEC Media Days, that glimmer of hope before life begins again anew, kicks off this week in Hoover, AL. More >>
  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 1

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 1

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-07-14 15:01:28 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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  • SEC football: QB position will see lots of new faces

    SEC football: QB position will see lots of new faces

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-07-14 13:14:39 GMT

    In 2013, nine teams brought a quarterback to SEC Media Days. This year only five are scheduled to do so. Only one of those players – Ole Miss’ Bo Wallace – was a full-time starter in 2013.

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    In 2013, nine teams brought a quarterback to SEC Media Days. This year only five are scheduled to do so. Only one of those players – Ole Miss’ Bo Wallace – was a full-time starter in 2013.

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  • More Than A Game

    More Than A Game

    Sunday, July 13 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-07-13 16:56:07 GMT
    Sports is something that crosses borders and cultures. For a faith-based group from Phenix City, it's an opportunity to teach all over the world. Kim Smith shows us that for this area charity, baseball
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    Sports is something that crosses borders and cultures. For a faith-based group from Phenix City, it's an opportunity to teach all over the world. Kim Smith shows us that for this area charity, baseball literally is more than a game.More >>
  • Memorial service, visitation scheduled for Philip Lutzenkirchen

    Memorial service, visitation scheduled for Philip Lutzenkirchen

    Friday, July 4 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-07-04 13:12:09 GMT
    A memorial service will be held Wednesday to remember former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen. He was killed along with UGA's Ian Davis who was driving in an accident Sunday near LaGrange.More >>
    A memorial service will be held Wednesday to remember former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen. He was killed along with UGA's Ian Davis who was driving in an accident Sunday near LaGrange.More >>
  • 2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (July 3)

    2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (July 3)

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-07-04 02:27:29 GMT
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
  • 2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (July 2)

    2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (July 2)

    Thursday, July 3 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-03 21:06:51 GMT
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
  • 2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (July 1)

    2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (July 1)

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-02 03:10:25 GMT
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
  • Former Auburn football star killed in car wreck in Troup County

    Lutzenkirchen killed in car wreck in Troup County

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-07-01 11:44:07 GMT
    Photo Courtesy: auburntigers.comPhoto Courtesy: auburntigers.com
    Former Auburn University football star Philip Lutzenkirchen was one of two men killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in rural Troup County. Lutzenkirchen was 23 yearsMore >>
    Former Auburn University football star Philip Lutzenkirchen was one of two men killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in rural Troup County. Lutzenkirchen was 23 years old.More >>
  • 2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (June 30)

    2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (June 30)

    Monday, June 30 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-07-01 03:51:22 GMT
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
  • 2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (June 28)

    2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (June 28)

    Saturday, June 28 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-06-28 22:53:24 GMT
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 Game 4: Harris County 13, AmericanMore >>
  • 2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (June 27)

    2014 Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament results (June 27)

    Friday, June 27 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-06-28 03:51:10 GMT
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS at Britt David Park, Columbus MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 GameMore >>
    2014 GEORGIA DISTRICT 8 ALL-STAR TOURNAMENTS at Britt David Park, Columbus MAJOR BASEBALL Friday, June 27 Game 1: Northern 12, American 4 Game 2: Pioneer 10, Harris County 2 Saturday, June 28 GameMore >>
  • Todd Reeser named Columbus State AD

    Todd Reeser named Columbus State AD

    Friday, June 27 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-06-27 19:28:39 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus State University announced today it has hired Todd Reeser as its new athletics director. Reeser is currently executive senior associate athletics director for development andMore >>
    Columbus State University announced today it has hired Todd Reeser as its new athletics director.More >>
  • Howard waits for MLB Draft call

    Howard waits for MLB Draft call

    Friday, June 6 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-06-06 04:11:38 GMT
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The opening day of the three-day Major League Baseball Draft got underway on Thursday with baseball prospects hanging onto their cell phones waiting for the call they've beenMore >>
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The opening day of the three-day Major League Baseball Draft got underway on Thursday with baseball prospects hanging onto their cell phones waiting for the call they've beenMore >>
  • Phillips waits for MLB Draft call

    Phillips waits for MLB Draft call

    Thursday, June 5 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-06-05 04:14:38 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - JT Phillips had a picture perfect sophomore season at Georgia Perimeter this year. The former Columbus Blue Devil hit .419 on the way to being named GACC Player of the Year, NJCAAMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - JT Phillips had a picture perfect sophomore season at Georgia Perimeter this year. The former Columbus Blue Devil hit .419 on the way to being named GACC Player of the Year, NJCAAMore >>
  • Phillips 1st team NJCAA All-America; Holland, Rentz also honored

    Phillips 1st team NJCAA All-America; Holland, Rentz also honored

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-06-04 03:50:20 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – Former Columbus HS shortstop JT Phillips was named to the NJCAA All-American first team, it was announced yesterday. Phillips, the GACC's Player of the Year, led Georgia PerimeterMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – Former Columbus HS shortstop JT Phillips was named to the NJCAA All-American first team, it was announced yesterday. Phillips, the GACC's Player of the Year, led Georgia PerimeterMore >>
  • Sasser, AUM claim NAIA Softball World Series title

    Sasser, AUM claim NAIA Softball World Series title

    Friday, May 30 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-05-30 04:10:15 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - No. 2 Auburn-Montgomery rebounded from a first game loss to defeat No. 6 William Carey 10-6 to claim the championship at the NAIA Softball World Series played at South Commons StadiumMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - No. 2 Auburn-Montgomery rebounded from a first game loss to defeat No. 6 William Carey 10-6 to claim the championship at the NAIA Softball World Series played at South Commons StadiumMore >>
  • Jamey DuBose named new Central High football coach

    Jamey DuBose named new Central High football coach

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-05-28 12:28:04 GMT
    Jamey DuBose has been named Central High School's new football coach, confirms sports anchor Dave Platta. The announcement was made at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 27 at Central High.More >>
    Jamey DuBose has been named Central High School's new football coach, confirms sports anchor Dave Platta. The announcement was made at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 27 at Central High.More >>
  • Rentz prepares for World Series

    Rentz prepares for World Series

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:44:48 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - CVCC righthander Dalton Rentz has led the way all season long, including earning ACCC Tournament MVP honors. Kim Smith takes a look at what Rentz has meant to the No.1 ranked PiratesMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - CVCC righthander Dalton Rentz has led the way all season long, including earning ACCC Tournament MVP honors. Kim Smith takes a look at what Rentz has meant to the No.1 ranked PiratesMore >>
  • Smart steps down as Northside baseball coach

    Smart steps down as Northside baseball coach

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:16:06 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – David Smart said on Thursday night that he is stepping down as Northside's head baseball coach. Smart made the announcement at the teams end-of-season banquet. He said that he isMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – David Smart said on Thursday night that he is stepping down as Northside's head baseball coach. Smart made the announcement at the teams end-of-season banquet. He said that he isMore >>
  • It's back to work for the CVCC Pirates

    It's back to work for the CVCC Pirates

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-05-20 19:54:19 GMT
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Chattahoochee Valley Pirates are back at work after winning the Alabama Community College Conference Tournament last Thursday in Ozark, Ala. The Pirates' 11-5 victory overMore >>
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Chattahoochee Valley Pirates are back at work after winning the Alabama Community College Conference Tournament last Thursday in Ozark, Ala. The Pirates' 11-5 victory overMore >>
  • Lowe out as Central football coach

    Lowe out as Central football coach

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 5:49 AM EDT2014-05-20 09:49:07 GMT
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) – Central High School announced on Monday that Woodrow Lowe is no longer the head football coach. Central principal Tommy Vickers said the school administration was looking forMore >>
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) – Central High School announced on Monday that Woodrow Lowe is no longer the head football coach. Central principal Tommy Vickers said the school administration was looking forMore >>
  • CVCC wins conference tourney, earns NJCAA World Series berth

    CVCC wins conference tourney, earns NJCAA World Series berth

    Thursday, May 15 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-05-16 03:18:49 GMT
    OZARK, Ala. (WTVM) – The Chattahoochee Valley Pirates erupted for four runs in the sixth inning and five in the eighth to post an 11-5 win over Alabama Southern on Thursday to claim the ACCC TournamentMore >>
    OZARK, Ala. (WTVM) – The Chattahoochee Valley Pirates erupted for four runs in the sixth inning and five in the eighth to post an 11-5 win over Alabama Southern on Thursday to claim the ACCC TournamentMore >>
  • Braves release more details of new suburban park

    Braves release more details of new suburban park

    The Atlanta Braves have released renderings of their new stadium in suburban Cobb County, which will seat 41,500 and include plenty of revenue-generating amenities around the ballpark.More >>
    The Atlanta Braves have released renderings of their new stadium in suburban Cobb County, which will seat 41,500 and include plenty of revenue-generating amenities around the ballpark.More >>
  • Glenwood, Lakeside advance, Lee-Scott forces a deciding game in AISA playoffs

    Glenwood, Lakeside advance, Lee-Scott forces a deciding game in AISA playoffs

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:17:59 GMT
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Glenwood Gators swept Bessemer Academy in the AISA AAA state quarterfinals on Thursday evening to advance to the state final four. The Gators won the opener 10-0 in fiveMore >>
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Glenwood Gators swept Bessemer Academy in the AISA AAA state quarterfinals on Thursday evening to advance to the state final four. The Gators won the opener 10-0 in fiveMore >>
  • Blazers burn Cougars in final home game of regular season

    Blazers burn Cougars in final home game of regular season

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:22:26 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - Valdosta State scored eight of the game's final nine runs to rally to defeat No, 10 Columbus State 12-6 on Wednesday at Ragsdale Field. The Blazers had three key innings in the game beginningMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - Valdosta State scored eight of the game's final nine runs to rally to defeat No, 10 Columbus State 12-6 on Wednesday at Ragsdale Field. The Blazers had three key innings in the game beginningMore >>
  • CVCC ranked No. 1 in new NJCAA baseball poll

    CVCC ranked No. 1 in new NJCAA baseball poll

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:22:46 GMT
    The Chattahoochee Valley Pirates are ranked No. 1 in the nation in the new NJCAA Division I Baseball Rankings released on Tuesday. The Pirates have won 15 of their last 16 games, including a 14-2 victoryMore >>
    The Chattahoochee Valley Pirates are ranked No. 1 in the nation in the new NJCAA Division I Baseball Rankings released on Tuesday. The Pirates have won 15 of their last 16 games, including a 14-2 victoryMore >>
  • Alexander, Daniels earn PIFL Player of the Week honors

    Alexander, Daniels earn PIFL Player of the Week honors

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:07:02 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Lions swept the Professional Indoor Football League weekly player of the week honors for Week 3 of the season. Wide receiver Earl Alexander was named the Offensive Player ofMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Lions swept the Professional Indoor Football League weekly player of the week honors for Week 3 of the season. Wide receiver Earl Alexander was named the Offensive Player ofMore >>
  • Lady Cougars play Portsmouth FC Ladies to 1-1 draw

    Lady Cougars play Portsmouth FC Ladies to 1-1 draw

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:39:11 GMT
    PORTSMOUTH, England - (WTVM) The Columbus State Lady Cougars got the soccer portion of their Tour of England off to a good start on Tuesday night. The Lady Cougars played the Portsmouth FC Ladies to aMore >>
    PORTSMOUTH, England - (WTVM) The Columbus State Lady Cougars got the soccer portion of their Tour of England off to a good start on Tuesday night. The Lady Cougars played the Portsmouth FC Ladies to aMore >>
  • Lady Cougars arrive in England

    Lady Cougars arrive in England

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:52:25 GMT
    by Chelsea Person OXFORD, England - The journey across the Pond for the Lady Cougars began Sunday night as they packed up and headed to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Waiting for the flightMore >>
    by Chelsea Person OXFORD, England - The journey across the Pond for the Lady Cougars began Sunday night as they packed up and headed to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Waiting for the flightMore >>
  • CSU athletic director Jay Sparks departs, Johnny Williams named interim

    CSU athletic director Jay Sparks departs, Johnny Williams named interim

    Sunday, April 6 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-04-06 12:09:07 GMT
    Johnny Williams, former athletics director at Troy University and former University of Alabama senior associate athletic director for external operations, has signed on to become the interim athletic dirMore >>
    Johnny Williams, former athletics director at Troy University and former University of Alabama senior associate athletic director for external operations, has signed on to become the interim athletic director at Columbus State University.More >>
  • Snakes sweep Havoc to advance to SPHL Finals

    Snakes sweep Havoc to advance to SPHL Finals

    Friday, April 4 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-04 04:07:22 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Jordan Draper scored the go-ahead goal with less than nine minutes remaining in regulation as the Columbus Cottonmouths beat the Huntsville Havoc 4-2 on Thursday night at the ColumbusMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Jordan Draper scored the go-ahead goal with less than nine minutes remaining in regulation as the Columbus Cottonmouths beat the Huntsville Havoc 4-2 on Thursday night at the ColumbusMore >>
  • Snakes win series opener at Huntsville

    Snakes win series opener at Huntsville

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-03 03:53:04 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WTVM) - Shayne Stockton scored at the 4:35 mark of the second period, and goalie Andrew Loewen made that single goal stand with 45 saves as the Columbus Cottonmouths beat the HuntsvilleMore >>
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WTVM) - Shayne Stockton scored at the 4:35 mark of the second period, and goalie Andrew Loewen made that single goal stand with 45 saves as the Columbus Cottonmouths beat the HuntsvilleMore >>
  • Cougars win another series

    Cougars win another series

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:00:22 GMT
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – 25th-ranked Columbus State won its seventh consecutive Peach Belt Conference series on Monday defeating Flagler 8-5 in the rubber game of a three-game set in St. Augustine, Fla. TheMore >>
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – 25th-ranked Columbus State won its seventh consecutive Peach Belt Conference series on Monday defeating Flagler 8-5 in the rubber game of a three-game set in St. Augustine, Fla. TheMore >>
  • Cottonmouths 2nd round playoff schedule announced

    Cottonmouths 2nd round playoff schedule announced

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:07:14 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The schedule for the second round of the SPHL playoffs has been set, and the Columbus Cottonmouths will host game two of their series with the Huntsville Havoc on Thursday at 7:30More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The schedule for the second round of the SPHL playoffs has been set, and the Columbus Cottonmouths will host game two of their series with the Huntsville Havoc on Thursday at 7:30More >>
  • SLIDESHOW: Columbus Lions kick off 2014 season at Harrisburg

    SLIDESHOW: Columbus Lions kick off 2014 season at Harrisburg

    The Columbus Lions of the Professional Indoor Football League kicked off their 2014 season against the Harrisburg Stampede on Sunday March 30 at 3 p.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. More >>
    The Columbus Lions of the Professional Indoor Football League kicked off their 2014 season against the Harrisburg Stampede on Sunday March 30 at 3 p.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. More >>
  • Snakes beat Rivermen to force a deciding Game 3

    Snakes beat Rivermen to force a deciding Game 3

    Friday, March 28 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-03-29 03:50:07 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Cottonmouths came up big offensively to beat the Peoria Rivermen 6-1 on Friday night at the Columbus Civic Center. The victory forces a deciding Game 3 in their SPHLMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Cottonmouths came up big offensively to beat the Peoria Rivermen 6-1 on Friday night at the Columbus Civic Center. The victory forces a deciding Game 3 in their SPHLMore >>
  • Snakes fall at Peoria in SPHL playoff opener

    Snakes fall at Peoria in SPHL playoff opener

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:51:06 GMT
    PEORIA, Ill. (WTVM) - Garrett Vermeersch scored twice and Kyle Rank stopped all 35 shots on goal as the Peoria Rivermen beat the Columbus Cottonmouths 2-0 on Wednesday night at the Peoria Civic CenterMore >>
    PEORIA, Ill. (WTVM) - Garrett Vermeersch scored twice and Kyle Rank stopped all 35 shots on goal as the Peoria Rivermen beat the Columbus Cottonmouths 2-0 on Wednesday night at the Peoria Civic CenterMore >>
  • Szabados to make pro debut Saturday night

    Szabados to make pro debut Saturday night

    Friday, March 14 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-03-14 17:27:03 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The time is now for the newest Snake. The Cottonmouths announced on Friday that recently signed goaltender Shannon Szabados will start on Saturday night versus the Knoxville IceMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The time is now for the newest Snake. The Cottonmouths announced on Friday that recently signed goaltender Shannon Szabados will start on Saturday night versus the Knoxville IceMore >>
  • PIFL adds Georgia Fire to replace disbanded Albany team

    PIFL adds Georgia Fire to replace disbanded Albany team

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 4:38 PM EST2014-02-26 21:38:02 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Lions lost an arch-rival, but the team won't lose any home games. The Georgia Fire, based in Rome, Ga. has been added to the Professional Indoor Football League andMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Lions lost an arch-rival, but the team won't lose any home games. The Georgia Fire, based in Rome, Ga. has been added to the Professional Indoor Football League andMore >>
  • Cougars top Shorter in pitchers' duel

    Cougars top Shorter in pitchers' duel

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:51 PM EST2014-02-26 04:51:43 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus State scored two runs in the second and got a key late inning double play to defeat Shorter 2-1 on Tuesday afternoon at Ragsdale Field. Five different Cougar pitchers limitedMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus State scored two runs in the second and got a key late inning double play to defeat Shorter 2-1 on Tuesday afternoon at Ragsdale Field. Five different Cougar pitchers limitedMore >>
  • Columbus, Kendrick girls advance to state quarterfinals

    Columbus, Kendrick girls advance to state quarterfinals

    Monday, February 24 2014 11:22 PM EST2014-02-25 04:22:33 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Tatyana Wyatt scored eight of her 12 points in the fourth quarter to lead Columbus High to a 50-37 win over Marist on Monday in second round action in the GHSA Class AAAA state playoffs. TheMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Tatyana Wyatt scored eight of her 12 points in the fourth quarter to lead Columbus High to a 50-37 win over Marist on Monday in second round action in the GHSA Class AAAA state playoffs. TheMore >>
  • Dukes named new football coach at Smiths Station

    Dukes named new football coach at Smiths Station

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 11:13 PM EST2014-02-20 04:13:30 GMT
    SMITHS STATION, Ala. (WTVM) - Smiths Station High tabbed Jason Dukes as the new head football coach of the Panther program on Wednesday.Dukes has been head coach at Alpharetta for five seasons, postingMore >>
    SMITHS STATION, Ala. (WTVM) - Smiths Station High tabbed Jason Dukes as the new head football coach of the Panther program on Wednesday.Dukes has been head coach at Alpharetta for five seasons, postingMore >>
  • Central, Eufaula, Lanett boys and Lanett girls advance

    Central, Eufaula, Lanett boys and Lanett girls advance

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 11:06 PM EST2014-02-20 04:06:44 GMT
    Four area teams advanced to AHSAA regional finals on Wednesday. Central defeated Spain Park 53-39 in the semifinals of the Class 6A Central Regional at Alabama State University in Montgomery. AnthonyMore >>
    Four area teams advanced to AHSAA regional finals on Wednesday. Central defeated Spain Park 53-39 in the semifinals of the Class 6A Central Regional at Alabama State University in Montgomery. AnthonyMore >>
  • GRU Augusta rallies to beat Cougars

    GRU Augusta rallies to beat Cougars

    Sunday, February 16 2014 10:49 PM EST2014-02-17 03:49:44 GMT
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Columbus State couldn't hold off a late charge by Georgia Regents University Augusta as the Jaguars defeated the Cougars 74-72 on Sunday afternoon. The Peach Belt Conference contest tookMore >>
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Columbus State couldn't hold off a late charge by Georgia Regents University Augusta as the Jaguars defeated the Cougars 74-72 on Sunday afternoon. The Peach Belt Conference contest tookMore >>
  • Lady Cougars win in OT in Augusta

    Lady Cougars win in OT in Augusta

    Sunday, February 16 2014 7:17 PM EST2014-02-17 00:17:53 GMT
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – It was all about taking care of business in overtime. Columbus State held GRU Augusta scoreless in extra time to post a 75-62 win in a PBC women's basketball game at Christenberry FieldhouseMore >>
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – It was all about taking care of business in overtime. Columbus State held GRU Augusta scoreless in extra time to post a 75-62 win in a PBC women's basketball game at Christenberry FieldhouseMore >>
  • Cougars top Pembroke 4-1 to win weekend series

    Cougars top Pembroke 4-1 to win weekend series

    Sunday, February 16 2014 7:13 PM EST2014-02-17 00:13:05 GMT
    COLUMBUS – Columbus State got another strong pitching performance by Bryan Headley and hit its first two home runs of the season to defeat No. 23/14 UNC Pembroke 4-1 Sunday afternoon in the rubber gameMore >>
    COLUMBUS – Columbus State got another strong pitching performance by Bryan Headley and hit its first two home runs of the season to defeat No. 23/14 UNC Pembroke 4-1 Sunday afternoon in the rubber gameMore >>
  • UGA wins Dogfight in Starkville

    UGA wins Dogfight in Starkville

    Thursday, February 13 2014 12:18 AM EST2014-02-13 05:18:08 GMT
    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Charles Mann scored 19 points, Juwan Parker added 16 and Georgia overcame a slow start to beat Mississippi State 75-55 on Wednesday night. Georgia trailed 22-8 midway throughMore >>
    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Charles Mann scored 19 points, Juwan Parker added 16 and Georgia overcame a slow start to beat Mississippi State 75-55 on Wednesday night. Georgia trailed 22-8 midway throughMore >>
  • King tops Cougars in opening game of tournament

    King tops Cougars in opening game of tournament

    Friday, February 7 2014 11:04 PM EST2014-02-08 04:04:38 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. — Chrissy Melcher hit a two-run homer with two outs in the top of the seventh inning to lead King University to a 2-0 win over Columbus State on Friday in the opening game of the Cougar ClassicMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. — Chrissy Melcher hit a two-run homer with two outs in the top of the seventh inning to lead King University to a 2-0 win over Columbus State on Friday in the opening game of the Cougar ClassicMore >>
  • AHSAA expands to seven classifications

    AHSAA expands to seven classifications

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 11:18 PM EST2014-01-23 04:18:58 GMT
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control unanimously approved no Wednesday a new seven-classification system for championship play beginning with the 2014-15More >>
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control unanimously approved no Wednesday a new seven-classification system for championship play beginning with the 2014-15More >>
  • Carr named preseason All-PBC

    Carr named preseason All-PBC

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 12:09 AM EST2014-01-22 05:09:22 GMT
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference released the softball preseason All-Conference team on Tuesday. Kristen Carr was one of 12 players from seven different schools to be selected for honors by theMore >>
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference released the softball preseason All-Conference team on Tuesday. Kristen Carr was one of 12 players from seven different schools to be selected for honors by theMore >>
  • Cougars use big second half to beat Saints

    Cougars use big second half to beat Saints

    Monday, January 20 2014 11:08 PM EST2014-01-21 04:08:15 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus State used a 19-0 run early in the second half to post a 93-74 victory over Flagler College on Monday afternoon. The Peach Belt Conference contest took place at the Lumpkin Center.More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus State used a 19-0 run early in the second half to post a 93-74 victory over Flagler College on Monday afternoon. The Peach Belt Conference contest took place at the Lumpkin Center.More >>
  • Lady Cougars outlast Flagler

    Lady Cougars outlast Flagler

    Monday, January 20 2014 11:04 PM EST2014-01-21 04:04:56 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – It's all about winning the grinders. The Columbus State Lady Cougars prevailed once again in Peach Belt Conference action with a 79-74 win over Flagler College. CSU is now 7-2 in gamesMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – It's all about winning the grinders. The Columbus State Lady Cougars prevailed once again in Peach Belt Conference action with a 79-74 win over Flagler College. CSU is now 7-2 in gamesMore >>
  • Sports Illustrated's Top 25 games of 2013 features 5 Auburn matchups

    Sports Illustrated's Top 25 games of 2013 features 5 Auburn matchups

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 8:30 PM EST2014-01-15 01:30:42 GMT
    The 2013 football season has come to an end, but the look back on the season continues on. For the Auburn Tigers, it was a year to behold (despite not winning the BCS National Championship).Sports IllustratedMore >>
    The 2013 football season has come to an end, but the look back on the season continues on. For the Auburn Tigers, it was a year to behold (despite not winning the BCS National Championship). Sports Illustrated reviewed the college football season for its Top 25 games of the year, and the Tigers are well represented.More >>
  • Lady Cougars handle Francis Marion

    Lady Cougars handle Francis Marion

    Friday, January 10 2014 11:23 PM EST2014-01-11 04:23:52 GMT
    COLUMBUS – The Columbus State Lady Cougars used stifling defense on Friday night, holding Francis Marion to 29.3 percent shooting to post a 68-51 win at the Lumpkin Center. Asha Alexander led CSU inMore >>
    COLUMBUS – The Columbus State Lady Cougars used stifling defense on Friday night, holding Francis Marion to 29.3 percent shooting to post a 68-51 win at the Lumpkin Center. Asha Alexander led CSU inMore >>
  • Francis Marion rallies to beat Cougars

    Francis Marion rallies to beat Cougars

    Friday, January 10 2014 11:19 PM EST2014-01-11 04:19:57 GMT
    COLUMBUS – Francis Marion rallied from a 12-point second half deficit to defeat Columbus State 75-72 on Friday night. The Peach Belt Conference contest took place at the Lumpkin Center. With the loss,More >>
    COLUMBUS – Francis Marion rallied from a 12-point second half deficit to defeat Columbus State 75-72 on Friday night. The Peach Belt Conference contest took place at the Lumpkin Center. With the loss,More >>
  • AU defense on FSU’s Winston: “pressure makes any quarterback average”

    AU defense on FSU’s Winston: “pressure makes any quarterback average”

    Saturday, January 4 2014 5:34 AM EST2014-01-04 10:34:02 GMT
    Heisman trophy winner and FSU quarterback Jameis Winston has put up scary numbers all season long. The redshirt freshman is the unquestioned leader of the Seminoles and the focus of the Auburn defense.More >>
    Heisman trophy winner and FSU quarterback Jameis Winston has put up scary numbers all season long. The redshirt freshman is the unquestioned leader of the Seminoles and the focus of the Auburn defense.More >>
  • Auburn players prepare as BCS Championship Week begins

    Auburn players prepare as BCS Championship Week begins

    Friday, January 3 2014 5:23 AM EST2014-01-03 10:23:04 GMT
    The Auburn Tigers are glory bound as they hit the home stretch in the pursuit of their second national title in four seasons. News Leader 9's Dave Platta joined us live from Pasadena, Ca. with a preview
    More >>
    The Auburn Tigers are glory bound as they hit the home stretch in the pursuit of their second national title in four seasons. News Leader 9's Dave Platta joined us live from Pasadena, Ca. with a preview of the big match-up.More >>
  • SEC schools fined for celebrating on football field, making too much noise

    SEC schools fined for celebrating on football field, making too much noise

    Friday, December 20 2013 5:22 PM EST2013-12-20 22:22:39 GMT
    (RNN) - Three Southeastern Conference schools will have to pay fines for having fans rush the field after big wins, and another must pay up for a longtime, loud tradition that violates a noise rule. AuburnMore >>
    Auburn has to cough up $5,000 for fans storming the field after its Iron Bowl win; Mizzou, Ole Miss and Mississippi State were also fined for excessive fan celebration and noise, the Southeastern Conference announced Friday.More >>
  • Cougars top Lakers for first PBC win of season

    Cougars top Lakers for first PBC win of season

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 11:50 PM EST2013-12-18 04:50:52 GMT
    COLUMBUS – Columbus State used a strong defensive effort to earn a 70-58 victory over Clayton State on Tuesday night at the Lumpkin Center, as they earned their first Peach Belt Conference win of the season.More >>
    COLUMBUS – Columbus State used a strong defensive effort to earn a 70-58 victory over Clayton State on Tuesday night at the Lumpkin Center, as they earned their first Peach Belt Conference win of the season.More >>
  • Lady Cougars fall to Clayton State

    Lady Cougars fall to Clayton State

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 11:47 PM EST2013-12-18 04:47:55 GMT
    COLUMBUS – The Columbus State Lady Cougars fell to No. 7 Clayton State 79-69 on Tuesday night in their last outing before the Christmas holidays. CSU is now 6-2, 1-1 in the PBC while the Lakers improvedMore >>
    COLUMBUS – The Columbus State Lady Cougars fell to No. 7 Clayton State 79-69 on Tuesday night in their last outing before the Christmas holidays. CSU is now 6-2, 1-1 in the PBC while the Lakers improvedMore >>
  • Marion County Eagles win state title

    Marion County Eagles win state title

    Saturday, December 14 2013 10:47 PM EST2013-12-15 03:47:05 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) - Lorenzo Smothers caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Justin Eckert in the fourth quarter to give Marion County the GHSA Class A Public School football title on Saturday afternoon at theMore >>
    ATLANTA (AP) - Lorenzo Smothers caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Justin Eckert in the fourth quarter to give Marion County the GHSA Class A Public School football title on Saturday afternoon at theMore >>
  • Buzzer-beater denies Cougars upset win over Montevallo

    Buzzer-beater denies Cougars upset win over Montevallo

    Saturday, December 14 2013 10:44 PM EST2013-12-15 03:44:12 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Ryan May's three-pointer at the buzzer gave No. 10 Montevallo a 77-74 win over Columbus State on Saturday at the Lumpkin Center in the PBC opener for both teams. Racing for a ball thatMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Ryan May's three-pointer at the buzzer gave No. 10 Montevallo a 77-74 win over Columbus State on Saturday at the Lumpkin Center in the PBC opener for both teams. Racing for a ball thatMore >>
  • Lady Cougars rally to beat Montevallo in PBC opener

    Lady Cougars rally to beat Montevallo in PBC opener

    Saturday, December 14 2013 10:31 PM EST2013-12-15 03:31:43 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Columbus State Lady Cougars put together a late comeback led by Asha Alexander to defeat Montevallo 63-60 on Saturday at the Lumpkin Center in the Peach Belt Conference opener for bothMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Columbus State Lady Cougars put together a late comeback led by Asha Alexander to defeat Montevallo 63-60 on Saturday at the Lumpkin Center in the Peach Belt Conference opener for bothMore >>
  • Tide signs Saban to long-term deal

    Tide signs Saban to long-term deal

    Friday, December 13 2013 11:04 PM EST2013-12-14 04:04:32 GMT
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama Director of Athletics Bill Battle announced on Friday night that head football coach Nick Saban and the University have concluded a new long-term agreement. "WeMore >>
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama Director of Athletics Bill Battle announced on Friday night that head football coach Nick Saban and the University have concluded a new long-term agreement. "WeMore >>
  • Gus Malzahn speaks at luncheon honoring high school football players, coaches

    Gus Malzahn speaks at luncheon honoring high school football players, coaches

    Friday, December 13 2013 6:21 AM EST2013-12-13 11:21:02 GMT
    It was a day to recognize the best and the brightest on the field. SportsVisions honored players and coaches Thursday at the Fifth Annual Valley Area High School Football Awards Luncheon.More >>
    It was a day to recognize the best and the brightest on the field.

    SportsVisions honored players and coaches Thursday at the Fifth Annual Valley Area High School Football Awards Luncheon.
    More >>
  • Cougars beat Fort Valley State

    Cougars beat Fort Valley State

    Wednesday, December 11 2013 11:49 PM EST2013-12-12 04:49:04 GMT
    COLUMBUS – Jermaine Morgan rattled the rim with a monstrous jam off an inbound pass with 12.6 seconds left to lift Columbus State to a 79-76 victory over Fort Valley State University on Wednesday eveningMore >>
    COLUMBUS – Jermaine Morgan rattled the rim with a monstrous jam off an inbound pass with 12.6 seconds left to lift Columbus State to a 79-76 victory over Fort Valley State University on Wednesday eveningMore >>
  • Auburn holds on for win over Tulane

    Auburn holds on for win over Tulane

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 11:09 PM EST2013-12-04 04:09:56 GMT
    AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn women's basketball team (5-3) defeated Tulane (4-3) 62-52 Tuesday night at the Auburn Arena. Five Tigers scored in double figures in the win, the first time for Auburn to do soMore >>
    AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn women's basketball team (5-3) defeated Tulane (4-3) 62-52 Tuesday night at the Auburn Arena. Five Tigers scored in double figures in the win, the first time for Auburn to do soMore >>
  • Cougars win season opener

    Cougars win season opener

    Thursday, November 21 2013 11:54 PM EST2013-11-22 04:54:19 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Columbus State Cougars overcame a slow start to defeat Carver Bible College 80-65 in the team's season opener on Thursday night at the Lumpkin Center. With the victory, the CougarsMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Columbus State Cougars overcame a slow start to defeat Carver Bible College 80-65 in the team's season opener on Thursday night at the Lumpkin Center. With the victory, the CougarsMore >>
  • Bama advances to play Georgia State in NIT Season TIpoff

    Bama advances to play Georgia State in NIT Season TIpoff

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 1:46 PM EST2013-11-19 18:46:58 GMT
    (RNN) - Alabama plays Georgia State in the second round of the NIT Season Tipoff on Tuesday at 7 p.m. CT. The Crimson Tide hammered Division II Stillman and GSU beat McNeese State 96-70 in Monday's firstMore >>
    Alabama will face Georgia State on Tuesday for the right to travel to New York for the semifinal round of the NIT Season Tipoff.More >>
  • Week 8 top performers: Marshall helps Auburn pull big upset

    Week 8 top performers: Marshall helps Auburn pull big upset

    Friday, November 15 2013 7:22 PM EST2013-11-16 00:22:29 GMT
    Here's a weekly look at five of the SEC's top performers in Week 8 and who to watch in Week 9.More >>
    Here's a weekly look at five of the SEC's top performers in Week 8 and who to watch in Week 9.More >>
  • Lady Cougars advance to PBC Soccer Tourney semis

    Lady Cougars advance to PBC Soccer Tourney semis

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 11:47 PM EST2013-11-06 04:47:54 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Looking for the program's fifth Peach Belt Conference Tournament title, the Columbus State women's soccer team used a 26-shot attack on its way to a 1-0 victory over UNC Pembroke on Tuesday.More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Looking for the program's fifth Peach Belt Conference Tournament title, the Columbus State women's soccer team used a 26-shot attack on its way to a 1-0 victory over UNC Pembroke on Tuesday.More >>
  • Line King grumpily points out horse racing better than football

    Grumpy Line King: horse racing better than football

    Friday, November 1 2013 12:03 PM EDT2013-11-01 16:03:37 GMT
    Week 10 Well, we're officially half-way through the regular College Football season and about 4 months away from pretending to crown a National Champion. Even though a large number of teams are takingMore >>
    It's a weak week for college football, but a great one for horse racing. Embrace what's beautiful, everybody.

     
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  • Couch Potato: November is the cruelest month for football teams

    Couch Potato: November is the cruelest month for football teams

    Thursday, October 31 2013 6:00 AM EDT2013-10-31 10:00:10 GMT
    The games of November are the ones you remember. SEC football teams begin navigating the season's most perilous month.More >>
    The games of November are the ones you remember. SEC football teams begin navigating the season's most perilous month.
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  • Lady Cougars drop seconds straight

    Lady Cougars drop seconds straight

    Wednesday, October 23 2013 11:53 PM EDT2013-10-24 03:53:28 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - North Georgia scored three second half goals to upend Columbus State 3-2 on Wednesday night in Peach Belt Conference play. The match took place at the Walden Soccer Complex. It's justMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - North Georgia scored three second half goals to upend Columbus State 3-2 on Wednesday night in Peach Belt Conference play. The match took place at the Walden Soccer Complex. It's justMore >>
  • Lady Cougars beat Montevallo

    Lady Cougars beat Montevallo

    Tuesday, October 22 2013 11:25 PM EDT2013-10-23 03:25:48 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus State Lady Cougars outlasted Montevallo to beat the Lady Eagles 3-2 on Tuesday night at the Lumpkin Center in a Peach Belt Conference volleyball match. It was CSU's ninth full-setMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus State Lady Cougars outlasted Montevallo to beat the Lady Eagles 3-2 on Tuesday night at the Lumpkin Center in a Peach Belt Conference volleyball match. It was CSU's ninth full-setMore >>
  • Couch Potato: Desperate football teams collide, a viewer's delight

    Couch Potato: Desperate football teams make for riveting TV

    Georgia at Vanderbilt Noon, ET, CBS Welcome to the Hunger Games. Two desperate teams with horrible defenses promise lots o' points and an excellent reason to get up before noon. Georgia's season got derailedMore >>
    It's Week 8 in the Southeastern Conference. Hope is lost for many teams while others struggle to keep the dream alive. It's cracking good TV, kicking off at noon Saturday.
    More >>
  • Tuskegee-Morehouse Football Classic kicks off this Saturday

    Tuskegee-Morehouse Football Classic kicks off this Saturday

    Friday, October 11 2013 10:57 AM EDT2013-10-11 14:57:06 GMT
    It's considered the granddaddy of all classics. The Tuskegee-Morehouse Football Classic kicks off this Saturday at 2 p.m. A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium in Columbus. More >>
    It's considered the granddaddy of all classics. The Tuskegee-Morehouse Football Classic kicks off this Saturday at 2 p.m. A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium in Columbus. More >>
  • Couch Potato: Seasons made or broken this weekend, all on your TV

    Couch Potato: Seasons made or broken this week

    Thursday, October 10 2013 6:00 AM EDT2013-10-10 10:00:10 GMT
    LSU is up against it, Florida keeps getting better, Alabama is looking increasingly domineering and Johnny Manziel is quietly racking up points.More >>
    LSU is up against it, Florida keeps getting better, Alabama is looking increasingly domineering and Johnny Manziel is quietly racking up points.
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  • Lady Cougars beat FVSU for 3rd time this season

    Lady Cougars beat FVSU for 3rd time this season

    Wednesday, October 9 2013 11:14 PM EDT2013-10-10 03:14:26 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Columbus State women's volleyball team continued its domination of Fort Valley State on Wednesday night. For the third time this season, the Lady Cougars defeated the Lady WildcatsMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Columbus State women's volleyball team continued its domination of Fort Valley State on Wednesday night. For the third time this season, the Lady Cougars defeated the Lady WildcatsMore >>
  • Cougars win Aflac/Cougar Invitational, Mize medalist

    Cougars win Aflac/Cougar Invitational, Mize medalist

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-10-02 03:43:10 GMT
    Columbus — Besting an 18-team field, the No. 11 Columbus State men's golf team cruised to victory in the Aflac/Cougar Invitational Tuesday. The tournament was played at the Country Club of Columbus. TheMore >>
    Columbus — Besting an 18-team field, the No. 11 Columbus State men's golf team cruised to victory in the Aflac/Cougar Invitational Tuesday. The tournament was played at the Country Club of Columbus. TheMore >>
  • Couch Potato: Bama on upset alert, Georgia faces LSU, Manziel attacks Hogs

    Couch Potato: SEC TV football is as good as it gets

    Thursday, September 26 2013 6:00 PM EDT2013-09-26 22:00:21 GMT
    LSU travels to Georgia, and Alabama takes on Ole Miss in a great weekend of college football on TV.More >>
    LSU travels to Georgia, and Alabama takes on Ole Miss in a great weekend of college football on TV.
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  • Couch Potato: Auburn-LSU, UT at Florida fairly interesting; Troy hopes to heat Mullen's seat

    Couch Potato: Auburn visits LSU; Tennessee faces UF; Mullen's seat heats

    Thursday, September 19 2013 6:00 AM EDT2013-09-19 10:00:09 GMT
    (RNN) - As far as football on TV goes, Saturday provides a good window of opportunity to pressure-wash the driveway before the winter snows. These games are so bad that Couch Potato could probably go aheadMore >>
    Auburn is off to a 3-0 start and heading to LSU; Tennessee limps to Florida after a humbling loss at Oregon, and Mississippi State battens down the hatches for a visit from a dangerous Sun Belt Conference opponent.
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  • THE LINE KING: Week 1 and college football is already ruined, but we'll still watch

    The Line King: College football is ruined already, but we'll watch anyway

    Tuesday, August 27 2013 4:21 PM EDT2013-08-27 20:21:48 GMT
    (RNN) - Opening week. Here we go again. Another long, drawn-out season of mediocre Division I college football and still no playoff – the only sport (in the history of sport) not to have a real playoff.More >>
    Our irreverent college football prognosticator The Line King is back for another season of almost always incorrectly predicting the outcomes of weekly games. However, he fails with a lot of flair.More >>
  • SEC: Which teams are most likely to flop, most likely to surprise

    SEC: Which teams are most likely to flop, most likely to surprise

    Friday, August 23 2013 12:26 PM EDT2013-08-23 16:26:42 GMT
    Every football season, one or two SEC teams exceed all expectations. Likewise, it seems, a couple of others find ways to stink it up. Last year's king of all surprise was newcomer Texas A&M, winner ofMore >>
    Which are the most likely SEC teams to surprise everybody and do better than expected? And who among them is most likely to break the hearts of high-riding fans? We'll let you know.
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  • Alabama releases 2014 football schedule

    Alabama releases 2014 football schedule

    Wednesday, August 21 2013 1:36 PM EDT2013-08-21 17:36:44 GMT
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama announced its 2014 conference football schedule on Wednesday. Alabama plays home SEC games against Florida, Texas A&M, Mississippi State and Auburn. UA travels to Ole Miss, Arkansas,More >>
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama announced its 2014 conference football schedule on Wednesday. Alabama plays home SEC games against Florida, Texas A&M, Mississippi State and Auburn. UA travels to Ole Miss, Arkansas,More >>
  • UGA's 2014 football schedule released

    UGA's 2014 football schedule released

    Wednesday, August 21 2013 1:31 PM EDT2013-08-21 17:31:10 GMT
    ATHENS, Ga. - The 2014 Georgia football schedule released by the Southeastern Conference on Wednesday shows the Bulldogs playing annual rival Auburn (home) and Arkansas (away) from the west in additionMore >>
    ATHENS, Ga. - The 2014 Georgia football schedule released by the Southeastern Conference on Wednesday shows the Bulldogs playing annual rival Auburn (home) and Arkansas (away) from the west in additionMore >>
  • SEC releases 2014 conference football schedule

    SEC releases 2014 conference football schedule

    Wednesday, August 21 2013 1:28 PM EDT2013-08-21 17:28:38 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference announced the conference football schedule for the 2014 season on Wednesday. "One year from today, August 21, 2014, the SEC Network will be launched, markingMore >>
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference announced the conference football schedule for the 2014 season on Wednesday. "One year from today, August 21, 2014, the SEC Network will be launched, markingMore >>
  • SEC announces new bowl agreements for 2014 season

    SEC announces new bowl agreements for 2014 season

    Monday, August 12 2013 2:53 PM EDT2013-08-12 18:53:46 GMT
    (RNN) - The Southeastern Conference has announced new bowl agreements that begin with the 2014 season, timed to coincide with the new College Football Playoff that will go into effect after the 2014 season.More >>
    The Southeastern Conference has announced a new agreement with a number of postseason bowls that will coincide with the movement to a College Football Playoff in 2014.More >>
  • Dixie Junior Boys World Series down to four teams

    Dixie Junior Boys World Series down to four teams

    Monday, August 5 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-08-06 03:43:55 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Dixie Junior Boys World Series was pared down to four teams after play on Monday at South Commons in Columbus. Hattiesburg, Miss. defeated the host West Georgia All-Stars 14-5More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Dixie Junior Boys World Series was pared down to four teams after play on Monday at South Commons in Columbus. Hattiesburg, Miss. defeated the host West Georgia All-Stars 14-5More >>
  • Cottonmouths announce 2013-14 hockey schedule

    Cottonmouths announce 2013-14 hockey schedule

    Monday, August 5 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-08-06 03:15:41 GMT
    The Columbus Cottonmouths announced their 2013-14 SPHL schedule on Monday. The 56-game slate includes 28 home and 28 away contests featuring games against each of the nine opponents in the league. TheMore >>
    The Columbus Cottonmouths announced their 2013-14 SPHL schedule on Monday. The 56-game slate includes 28 home and 28 away contests featuring games against each of the nine opponents in the league. TheMore >>
  • Northern falls in pool play opener at SE Regional

    Northern falls in pool play opener at SE Regional

    Friday, August 2 2013 11:03 PM EDT2013-08-03 03:03:17 GMT
    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (WTVM) - A sixth inning comeback fell short at the Northern All-Stars lost to Taylors Northwood, S.C. 3-2 on Friday in their opening game at the Little League Southeast Regional in WarnerMore >>
    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (WTVM) - A sixth inning comeback fell short at the Northern All-Stars lost to Taylors Northwood, S.C. 3-2 on Friday in their opening game at the Little League Southeast Regional in WarnerMore >>
  • West Georgia wins Dixie Majors World Series title

    West Georgia wins Dixie Majors World Series title

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 7:34 PM EDT2013-07-31 23:34:34 GMT
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTVM) - A five-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning gave West Georgia a 10-9 win over Paris, Tex. in the championship game of the Dixie Majors World Series played on WednesdayMore >>
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTVM) - A five-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning gave West Georgia a 10-9 win over Paris, Tex. in the championship game of the Dixie Majors World Series played on WednesdayMore >>
  • SEC football practice starts; opening games less than a month away

    SEC football practice starts; opening games less than a month away

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 5:43 PM EDT2013-07-31 21:43:34 GMT
    Southeastern Conference football practices start Thursday, Aug, 1, signaling that we are less than a month away from actual ball games. Alabama looks for its third straight national title and the SEC seeksMore >>
    SEC football teams start preseason practice beginning Aug. 1 through Aug. 5. The SEC football season kicks off Aug. 29 with a Thursday night clash between Ole Miss and Vandy. Many of the SEC's opening games promise to be entertaining.
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  • Northern wins Georgia state title, advances to SE Regional

    Northern wins Georgia state title, advances to SE Regional

    Friday, July 26 2013 3:02 PM EDT2013-07-26 19:02:05 GMT
    RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTVM) - The Northern All-Stars beat Warner Robins American East 8-7 to win the Georgia Little League state championship on Friday in Richmond Hill. For the second straight game NorthernMore >>
    RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTVM) - The Northern All-Stars beat Warner Robins American East 8-7 to win the Georgia Little League state championship on Friday in Richmond Hill. For the second straight game NorthernMore >>
  • Northern advances to state little league finals

    Northern advances to state little league finals

    Thursday, July 25 2013 6:54 PM EDT2013-07-25 22:54:24 GMT
    RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTVM) - The Northern All-Stars rallied from a 3-run first-inning deficit to beat Cartersville 4-3 in the Georgia Little League state semifinals on Thursday morning at Richmond HillMore >>
    RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTVM) - The Northern All-Stars rallied from a 3-run first-inning deficit to beat Cartersville 4-3 in the Georgia Little League state semifinals on Thursday morning at Richmond HillMore >>
  • Northern wins again, clinches state semifinal berth

    Northern wins again, clinches state semifinal berth

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 10:57 PM EDT2013-07-24 02:57:56 GMT
    RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTVM) - The Northern All-Stars are moving on. Austin Hicks had two two-run homers and Trent Grantham had a three-run shot to lead Northern to an 11-4 win over Martinez-Evans NationalMore >>
    RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTVM) - The Northern All-Stars are moving on. Austin Hicks had two two-run homers and Trent Grantham had a three-run shot to lead Northern to an 11-4 win over Martinez-Evans NationalMore >>
  • Northern beats Toccoa to stay unbeaten

    Northern beats Toccoa to stay unbeaten

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 12:06 AM EDT2013-07-23 04:06:28 GMT
    RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTVM) - It was the Trent Grantham show on the mound and at the plate as the Northern All-Stars beat Toccoa 4-1 on Monday night at the Georgia Little League state tournament in RichmondMore >>
    RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTVM) - It was the Trent Grantham show on the mound and at the plate as the Northern All-Stars beat Toccoa 4-1 on Monday night at the Georgia Little League state tournament in RichmondMore >>
  • Live

    LIVE BLOG: 2013 SEC Media Days - Day 3

    LIVE BLOG: 2013 SEC Media Days - Day 3

    Thursday, July 18 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-07-18 18:43:20 GMT
    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.More >>
    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.More >>
  • Malzahn, Bielema trade jabs at SEC Media Days

    Malzahn, Bielema trade jabs at SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 6:10 PM EDT2013-07-17 22:10:33 GMT
    HOOVER, AL (RNN) - The 13th annual SEC Media Days concludes Thursday with appearances by LSU, Georgia, Alabama and Vanderbilt. It's bound to an improvement over Wednesday, which peaked shortly after breakfastMore >>
    SEC Media Days brought Johnny 'Football' Manziel, but two coaches new to the SEC stole the show.More >>
  • LIVE BLOG: 2013 SEC Media Days - Day 2

    LIVE BLOG: 2013 SEC Media Days - Day 2

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 4:55 PM EDT2013-07-17 20:55:41 GMT
    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.More >>
    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.More >>
  • American Little League wins again

    American Little League wins again

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 9:03 AM EDT2013-07-17 13:03:07 GMT
    The 9 and 10 year olds in the American All Stars of Columbus are celebrating tonight. The 2-0 team claimed a victory in the state little league competition in Lavonia, Georgia.More >>
    The 9 and 10 year olds in the American All Stars of Columbus are celebrating tonight. The 2-0 team claimed a victory in the state little league competition in Lavonia, Georgia.More >>
  • District 8 All-Star Tournament crowns final champs

    District 8 All-Star Tournament crowns final champs

    Thursday, July 11 2013 11:11 PM EDT2013-07-12 03:11:47 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Northern Little League won the final two championships on Thursday night as the Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament wrapped up at Shirley Winston Park. In major baseball, NorthernMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Northern Little League won the final two championships on Thursday night as the Georgia District 8 All-Star Tournament wrapped up at Shirley Winston Park. In major baseball, NorthernMore >>
  • Two more champs crowned at District 8 tournament

    Two more champs crowned at District 8 tournament

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 11:11 PM EDT2013-07-10 03:11:34 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Two more champions were crowned on Tuesday night at the Georgia District 8 Little League All-Star Tournament at Shirley Winston Park in Columbus. Northern defeated Pioneer 8-7 inMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Two more champions were crowned on Tuesday night at the Georgia District 8 Little League All-Star Tournament at Shirley Winston Park in Columbus. Northern defeated Pioneer 8-7 inMore >>
  • No champs crowned on Monday at Dist. 8 Tourney

    No champs crowned on Monday at Dist. 8 Tourney

    Monday, July 8 2013 11:16 PM EDT2013-07-09 03:16:05 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - No champions were crowned on Monday at the Georgia District 8 Little League All-Star Tournament at Shirley Winston Park. Northern beat Pioneer 3-2 to force a deciding game in theMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - No champions were crowned on Monday at the Georgia District 8 Little League All-Star Tournament at Shirley Winston Park. Northern beat Pioneer 3-2 to force a deciding game in theMore >>
  • Rain again affects the District 8 All-Star Tournament

    Rain again affects the District 8 All-Star Tournament

    Saturday, July 6 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-07-06 22:18:33 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - For the third time in four days, heavy rains affected the Georgia District 8 Little League Tournament at Shirley Winston Park on Saturday. Most of the schedule was completed, butMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - For the third time in four days, heavy rains affected the Georgia District 8 Little League Tournament at Shirley Winston Park on Saturday. Most of the schedule was completed, butMore >>
  • District 8 All-Star Tournament schedule adjusted after rainouts

    District 8 All-Star Tournament schedule adjusted after rainouts

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 10:42 PM EDT2013-07-04 02:42:53 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Heavy rains that washed out play at the District 8 Little League All-Star Tournament at Shirley Winston Park on Wednesday forced a shuffling of the schedule. Here is the newlyMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Heavy rains that washed out play at the District 8 Little League All-Star Tournament at Shirley Winston Park on Wednesday forced a shuffling of the schedule. Here is the newlyMore >>
  • District 8 All-Star Tournament: Tuesday Wrapup

    District 8 All-Star Tournament: Tuesday Wrapup

    Tuesday, July 2 2013 11:22 PM EDT2013-07-03 03:22:30 GMT
    2013 DISTRICT 8 LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT Major Baseball Saturday, June 29 Game 1 – Pioneer 27, Chattahoochee County 0 Game 2 – Peach 15, Harris County 5 Game 3 – American 16, Sumter 0 Monday,More >>
    2013 DISTRICT 8 LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT Major Baseball Saturday, June 29 Game 1 – Pioneer 27, Chattahoochee County 0 Game 2 – Peach 15, Harris County 5 Game 3 – American 16, Sumter 0 Monday,More >>
  • Simmons lifts Braves past Pirates in 10th

    Simmons lifts Braves past Pirates in 10th

    Tuesday, June 4 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-06-05 03:43:58 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) - Andrelton Simmons hit a game-ending double off Mark Melancon in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Melancon (1-1) walkedMore >>
    ATLANTA (AP) - Andrelton Simmons hit a game-ending double off Mark Melancon in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Melancon (1-1) walkedMore >>
  • Lions sign former MVP Antwon Young

    Lions sign former MVP Antwon Young

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 11:53 PM EST2014-02-05 04:53:26 GMT
    LIONS SIGN MVP QB ANTWON YOUNG COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Lions announced on Tuesday they signed quarterback Antwon Young for the 2014 season. The 6'4", 225-pound native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., wasMore >>
    LIONS SIGN MVP QB ANTWON YOUNG COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Lions announced on Tuesday they signed quarterback Antwon Young for the 2014 season. The 6'4", 225-pound native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., wasMore >>
  • Signing Day: High school athletes sign contracts for college sports

    Signing Day: High school athletes sign contracts for college sports

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 5:11 PM EST2014-02-05 22:11:57 GMT
    Signing Day is underway in the Chattahoochee Valley. Student athletes from over a dozen schools in the area are signing contracts for college sports. Here is the list so far: LaGrange High SchoolZachMore >>
    Signing Day is underway in the Chattahoochee Valley. Student athletes from over a dozen schools in the area are signing contracts for college sports. Here is the list so far: LaGrange High SchoolZachMore >>
  • Auburn HS OLB Evans signs with Crimson Tide

    Auburn HS OLB Evans signs with Crimson Tide

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 1:10 PM EST2014-02-05 18:10:08 GMT
    Auburn High outside linebacker Rashaan Evans pulled a surprise and signed with the University of Alabama on Wednesday morning. Evans, widely considered the top outside linebacker in high school football
    More >>
    Auburn High outside linebacker Rashaan Evans pulled a surprise and signed with the University of Alabama on Wednesday morning.

    Evans, widely considered the top outside linebacker in high school football had narrowed his choices to the Crimson Tide, hometown Auburn, and UCLA.
    More >>
  • Cougars squander 19-point lead in loss to Georgia Southwestern

    Cougars squander 19-point lead in loss to Georgia Southwestern

    Thursday, February 6 2014 11:52 PM EST2014-02-07 04:52:48 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus State saw a 19-point first half lead disappear as Georgia Southwestern rallied to beat the Cougars 77-65 Thursday night. The Peach Belt Conference contest took place at the LumpkinMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus State saw a 19-point first half lead disappear as Georgia Southwestern rallied to beat the Cougars 77-65 Thursday night. The Peach Belt Conference contest took place at the LumpkinMore >>
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