Carver, Troup, Central-Talbotton advance to GHSA girls state semifinals

The Carver Tigers outlasted the Woodward Academy War Eagles 70-63 on Tuesday night in the GHSA Class 4A girls state quarterfinals, but the win came at a heavy price.

Two Kendrick athletes sign letters of intent

Scott Cochran leaving Bama for the Dawgs

Austin no-hits Wolves to lead RusCo to win

Auburn announces kick time for spring game

Bouton and Brooks power Cougars to win over Flagler

  Greenwave advance to GHSA quarterfinals; Americus-Sumter boys and Troup girls also advance

Continued Coverage

  Cougars top Lakers; Lady Cougars fall to Clayton State

  Three area girls basketball teams advance to GHSA state quarterfinals

Shooting woes continue in midweek loss for No. 13 Auburn

  Four area teams advance to AHSAA state semis on Tuesday

Birmingham Bound: Central tops Auburn in SE Regional Final

Cougars top Braves to clinch weekend series

Saturday’s state basketball tournament results

Here are the results from area teams in action on Saturday in the state basketball tournaments in Georgia and Alabama.

  Cougars win PBC baseball opener

The Columbus State Cougars got the conference portion of their schedule off to a good start on Friday afternoon with an 8-1 victory over the UNC Pembroke Braves.

  River Dragons top Rumble Bees

MJ Graham had two goals, and Jay Croop added a goal and two assists to lead the Columbus River Dragons to a 6-3 win over the Battle Creek Rumble Bees on Friday night at the Columbus Civic Center.

AHSAA and AISA Basketball playoff results

Here are Friday’s results from the AHSAA and AISA state basketball tournaments.

GHSA Basketball Playoffs results

Three area teams advance to AHSAA regional finals; three earn spots in AISA Finals

  Hinds signs with Presbyterian golf

  CSU basketball swept by North Georgia

  Cochran presented with McDonald’s All-American Game jersey

  Columbus City Council approves 3-year lease agreement for Columbus Lions

  Three area teams advance to AHSAA Regionals

A trio of area teams advanced to the AHSAA Regionals on Tuesday night with victories in the opening round of the state basketball tournament.

UAB basketball player beats toughest opponent he’ll face, cancer

UAB basketball player Luis Hurtado is a cancer survivor. He beat it in 2019.

Auburn to erect statues honoring 3 legends

The Auburn Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a request from the athletics department to commission statues of three Auburn football greats.

Over 75 area athletes sign for scholarships on National Signing Day

National Signing Day proved to be a busy Wednesday for area recruits, as a number of players signed scholarships with Division I programs at the FBS and FCS levels.

No. 11 Auburn pulls out another OT win on the road

For the second time in three games, the No. 11 Auburn Tigers have pulled out a road victory after regulation.

National Signing Day in the Chattahoochee Valley

National Signing Day is Wednesday, February 5 and Sports Leader 9 will have all the updates for you.

Auburn announces College GameDay fan information

The College GameDay crew will be on-hand ahead of the top-20 showdown between No. 17 Auburn and No. 13 Kentucky.

River Dragons look to extend winning streak this weekend

The River Dragons are taking their game on the road as they try to climb the ladder in the FPHL's tough Western Division.

College Gameday coming to Auburn for Auburn-Kentucky showdown

College Gameday is making its first trip to The Plains.

Alabama Cheerleading takes national title in all-girl competition

The championship marks the program’s second Division 1A all-girl national title, which began competing in 2014 and won a title in 2015.

Arrest warrant issued for OBJ following alleged contact with security guard at Superdome

OBJ is facing a charge of simple battery.

Bama commit from Lanett High School wins Mr. Football award

Story led the Panthers (15-0) to an undefeated season and the Class 1A state title this past season. He has also signed with the University of Alabama.

  Central High School in Phenix City announces new head football coach

Central High School announced during a press conference Tuesday that Patrick Nix will take on the role as head football coach.

9-year-old LSU superfan from Alabama witnesses national championship win

A young LSU superfan from Alabama got to enjoy the sights and sounds of LSU’s historic national championship in New Orleans.

Two-time 6A state championship coach Patrick Nix leaving Pinson Valley for Central-Phenix City

Pending Central-Phenix City Board of Education approval, Patrick Nix is expected to be named the new head football coach of the Central (Phenix City) High School Red Devils.

Clemson players meet teen battling leukemia at National Championship game

When Clemson took the floor at Media Day, you couldn’t help put notice some of the players talking to a teenager in the front row.

Hot shooting leads No. 5 Auburn over Georgia

The Tigers remain the only undefeated Power 5 team in the country after an impressive 82-60 win inside Auburn Arena.

Basketball great Charles Barkley donates $1 million to Miles College

It’s the single largest gift by a donor of $1 Million in Miles College’s 122 years.

  Community reacts to Central High School football coach’s departure

The Central High School Red Devils will need a new football coach after back-to-back appearances in the state championship and earning their first state title since the early 90′s.

NFL Network report: Dallas Cowboys hire Mike McCarthy as new head coach

Calling it a “done deal,” an NFL Network reporter says Mike McCarthy has signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys to be their new head coach.

Tua Tagovailoa to announce NFL Draft decision Monday morning

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will announce his decision January 6.

#8 Auburn to begin SEC play on the road vs. Mississippi State

#8 Auburn opens SEC play Saturday afternoon at Mississippi State. The Tigers, who are only one of two undefeated teams remaining in the country, are 2-15 in their last 17 trips to Starkville.

Bo Nix ready for future after record-setting freshman season

“Bo, he’s going to win a championship for us before he gets out of here," said Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn. "Went up against the toughest schedule in football as a true freshman."

Davidson, Brown made impact with Auburn Tigers

“Those guys right there, I’ve been through it all with them. The long summers. The fall camps. The long practices during fall camp," defensive lineman Derrick Brown explained.

Bama, Michigan set to battle in the Citrus Bowl

Both coaches expressed their respects for the opposing program, emphasizing how good the match-up will be come Wednesday at noon.

Auburn to debut new helmet in honor of Pat Sullivan during Outback Bowl

Sullivan died at his home earlier this month.

Auburn fans prepare for Outback Bowl

Auburn fans don’t have to wait that much longer to see their Tigers back out on the field.

  Players and coaches honored at Sports Visions 12th annual High School Football Awards Luncheon

Players and coaches from schools across the Chattahoochee Valley received awards for their achievements on and off the field.

Report: Former AU star, 9 other ex-NFL players charged with defrauding health care program

According to the report, former Auburn standout defensive back Carlos Rogers is one of the players included in court documents.

Saints come out on short end of shootout against 49ers

The Saints dropped a heartbreaker in a back and forth shootout with the 49ers in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday.

Alabama Quarterback talks about his recovery and whether or not he’s going to the NFL

“I mean I felt like this is something that is bigger than me," The Bama QB said.

Central’s bid for back-to-back state titles denied by Thompson

The Central Red Devils saw their dreams of a second straight state title fall to the wayside thanks to an outstanding performance by Thompson’s Sawyer Pate.

AU Dean adds one second to final exams in honor of Iron Bowl victory

Auburn University’s Dean of the College of Liberal Arts is still celebrating their win over the University of Alabama in this year’s Iron Bowl.

SEC fines Auburn $250K for fans rushing field after Iron Bowl

A note from the SEC says member universities of the SEC unanimously approved the policy which requires fines to be applied.

Former Auburn quarterback, Heisman winner Pat Sullivan dies

Auburn football legend Pat Sullivan has died at the age of 69.

Auburn fans excited following thrilling Iron Bowl victory

Fans of the No. 15 Auburn Tigers are celebrating after their team defeated the team from Tuscaloosa in thrilling fashion.

Smiths Station little league football team gives up zero points all season, gets championship rings

A Columbus little league football team nicknamed the ‘donuts’ earned championship rings after not giving up a single point all season long.

Taking a look back at the Iron Bowl in the 2010s

As the decade closes, so will yet another chapter of the Iron Bowl as Auburn and Alabama meet inside Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Week 14: Sports Overtime

It’s week 14 of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley.

  Auburn University assistant coach is recovering after car crash

This morning, an Auburn University assistant basketball coach is recovering in the hospital after a car accident that happened over the weekend in Auburn.

University of Georgia athletics intern injured in Auburn vs. Georgia game

Late in the second quarter of Saturday’s game, a University of Georgia player collided with a photographer collided on the sideline at the end of a play.

  The date is announced for Bo Bikes Bama Annual Charity Bike Ride

The event date has finally been announced for the Bo Bikes Bama Annual Charity Bike Ride.

Week 13: Sports Overtime

It’s week 13 of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley.

Albany State receives athletic punishment from NCAA

Sanctions were handed down by the NCAA for rules violations in multiple sports.

Bo Nix said Tigers ready to “get after” Bulldogs

Auburn quarterback Bo Nix said he's looking forward to playing Georgia Saturday, but it's surreal to him that it's already this far in the football season.

Week 12: Sports Overtime

It’s week 12 of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley.

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

Famed Auburn University golden eagle possibly in early stages of heart failure

Nova, Auburn University’s famed golden eagle, could be in the early stages of heart failure, according to university veterinarians.

The Voice of the Auburn Tigers would have been 54

Happy Birthday! to a voice we all miss hearing this football season.The former Voice of the Auburn Tigers, Rod Bramblett would have turned 54 Tuesday, Nov. 5.

  Five area athletes accept scholarships for baseball and softball programs

Russell County had a whole quartet of players signing with JUCO programs.

Week 11: Sports Overtime

It’s week 11 of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley.

Auburn backup quarterback leaves football team

Coach Gus Malzahn says Gatewood has officially entered the transfer portal.

Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7 in World Series

Stephen Strasburg gutted through without his best fastball to throw a five-hitter Tuesday night, and now it’s on to Game 7 in the first World Series ever in which the visiting team won each of the first six games.

“War Eagle!” Have you heard Auburn’s new musical road?

An Auburn University alumnus had the idea to put America’s newest musical road on campus, and he worked with the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering to create the street sounds.

  Two families held together by 4-year-old with heart transplant attend LSU and Auburn football game

LSU and Auburn took the football field yesterday for a big game. Two families tied together through a tragic yet heartfelt life story were joining the many sitting in the stands.

Week 10: Sports Overtime

t’s week 10 of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley.

War Eagle! Auburn will start the 2019-20 basketball season in the Top 25

Auburn’s men’s basketball program will start the new season at No. 24 to follow up the program’s first-ever Final Four appearance.

Week 9: Sports Overtime

Sports Overtime is back for another week of scores, highlights and more!