Sports Overtime

  Knights prepare for season opener

Heavy equipment was on the move at Len McWilliams Field on Wednesday as the new football parking lot at Calvary Christian is under construction. Meanwhile, the Knights football team was getting a little Southern Exposure under the blazing sun for the picture day as they get ready for the opener

  Calvary Christian claims second straight state championship

GHSA State Playoff Results for Wednesday, April 24

  Carver High School basketball teams celebrate state championship wins

Marion County claims first state championship

Carver High School boys and girls sweep basketball state championships in GA

  Signing day wraps up in the Chattahoochee Valley

Continued Coverage

National Signing Day in the Chattahoochee Valley

  Central High School in Phenix City raises money for state championship rings

  Sports Overtime: Week 11

Sports Overtime Game of the Week: Auburn at Central

UPDATE: Hurricane Michael causes major sports schedule changes in the Valley

  Brothers live out mom’s dream at Columbus High

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 6

Sports Overtime: Week 6

  Sports Overtime: Week 5

Callaway at Troup is News Leader 9's Sports Overtime Game of the Week.

  All-Access: Callaway Cavaliers

Callaway's off to a good start once again this season.

  Callaway at Troup: Sports Overtime Game of the Week

They're two teams with legit state title dreams that have rolled thru the first three games on their schedules with blowout wins -- and now they collide in the home stadium they share.

Sports Overtime: Week 4

  All-Access: Smiths Station Panthers

In the Huddle: Central High School proves the two-QB system can work

Sports Overtime: Week 3

  Sports Overtime Week 3: Game of the Week announced

Sports Overtime: Week 2

  Callaway’s Fanning overcomes multiple ACL injuries to lead defense

Callaway linebacker Tely Fanning is no stranger to making the big play.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 1

It's that time of year for Sports Overtime with News Leader 9! This week's 'Game of the Week' is Marion County and Schley County.

Harris County High School assistant principal, athletic director passes away

Harris County High School's athletic director and assistant principal passed away Thursday afternoon.

Linebackers Diabate, Mwikuta make preseason Butkus Award watch list

Two local linebackers are up for national awards. Auburn High's Mohamoud Diabate and Troup County's King Mwikuta both made the high school Butkus Award preseason watch list.

CSU Lady Cougars sign three transfers

Three players have transferred into the Columbus State women's basketball program, the Cougars announced on Tuesday.

Columbus beats Carver in State Championship Game

Columbus High School beat Carver High School 69-67 in overtime to win the State Championship in Atlanta.

Central girls beat Auburn to earn state semifinal spot

Central had beaten Auburn two out of three times before heading into Tuesday's contest with the Tigers in the Regional Final.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 14

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 13

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 12

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 11

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 9

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 8

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 6

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 5

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 4

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 3

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 2

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football!

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 1

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football!

  Opelika's new QB excited to lead team

Opelika's going through changes. Quarterback Jake Bentley, a key member of last year's region championship team, is gone to South Carolina. He turned heads in 2015 with 30 touchdowns and nearly 3,000 yards passing. Now he's gone, and there's a new head of the pack:senior John David Worth steps in to fill the void.

Carver coach preparing players for next level in the classroom

When it comes to talent, college coaches are looking for d-linemen with a big number in the quarterback sacks column. But a big number in the quarterback SAT column also counts.

  Lady Devils advance to girls soccer state quarterfinals

The Columbus Lady Devils converted two penalty kicks to help the Region-1 champs to a 3-1 win over Alexander on Wednesday night at Kinnett Stadium in the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAA soccer tournament.

  Blue Devils beat Tigers in extras to retain share of region lead

Bremer Eysel’s bases loaded grounder to second base brought home Dawson Weaver with the winning run as the Columbus Blue Devils beat the Harris County Tigers 3-2 in nine innings on Saturday afternoon at Randy Jordan Field. The Blue Devils (15-2, 8-2 Region 1-AAAAA) loaded the bases without getting the ball of the infield. An infield hit, a hit batsman, a sacrifice bunt, and an intentional walk set up the game winning fielders choice. Cason Greathouse pitched the final four...

Harris County upends Columbus in big Region 1 showdown

Matthew Becker’s RBI single was the difference as the Harris County Tigers topped the Columbus Blue Devils 4-3 in eight innings on Wednesday in Hamilton. The Tigers took a 3-1 lead in the fourth inning on a two-run single by Tanner Maley. The Blue Devils tied it back up in the fifth, one run coming on a throwing error by pitcher Brett Griffin, the other on an RBI double by Trent Grantham. Harris County (11-4, 7-2 in region) and Columbus (14-2, 7-2) are now tied for second ...

Manchester falls to Pace Academy in title game

Pace Academy used a 12-0 opening run to propel the Knights to a 65-43 win over Manchester in the GHSA Class AA boys championship game on Friday night at the Macon Coliseum.

Lanett wins AHSAA basketball title

Lanett outscored St. Luke's Episcopal 25-3 in the third period and eased to a 73-48 triumph in the AHSAA State Basketball Finals Class 2A boys' championship game at the BJCC Legacy Arena on Friday.   The state title was the first for Lanett and the first for Coach Richard Carter in his 45-year coaching career.   Senior Tavaris Geiger tallied 22 points, had five assists and six steals to pace the Panthers (29-6). Freshman Terrion Truitt added 21 points and Anqua...

AHSAA basketball playoff wrapup for Wednesday

AHSAA Playoff Results Wednesday, Feb. 17 Central Regional at Alabama State University, Montgomery Class 7A Boys Central 65, Prattville 51 R.E. Lee 66, Auburn 58 OT Class 7A Girls Jeff Davis 55, Central 49 R.E. Lee 68, Auburn 57

GHSA basketball playoff wrapup for Wednesday

GHSA Playoff Results Wednesday, Feb. 17 Class AAAAA Boys LaGrange 81, Drew 60 Morrow 57, Shaw 55 OT Mundy’s Mill 58, Northside 42 McIntosh 100, Carver 69 Class AAA Boys Callaway 73, Jefferson 58 Class AA Boys Manchester 84, Greene County 54 Rabun County 74, Chattahoochee County 48

  Blue Devils win season opener

The Columbus Blue Devils opened with a 4-run first inning and never looked back to defeat Woodward Academy 11-1 in their season opener on Tuesday afternoon. The game was played at Randy Jordan Field. Cason Greathouse drove in the first run with an RBI groundout, while Jack Copley added a run-scoring single and Gage Dempsey had a 2-run single to get the Devils off to that fast start. Greathouse picked up the win, giving up just one hit and striking out eight in four innings of wo...

  AHSAA basketball playoffs wrap up for Tuesday

AHSAA Basketball Playoffs Tuesday, Feb. 16 Class 6A Boys Pelham 67, Opelika 49 Homewood 81,Russell County 48 Class 5A Boys Eufaula 56, St. Paul’s 45 Class 5A Girls Demopolis 84, Beauregard 48 Class 2A Boys Lanett 60, Francis Marion 44 R.C. Hatch 68, LaFayette 64 Class 2A Girls R.C. Hatch 73, LaFayette 25 Class 1A Boys Jefferson Christian 65, Loachapoka 57

  AHSAA area basketball tournament results through Thursday, Feb. 12

Here are the AHSAA area basketball tournament results through Thursday, Feb. 12: 7A-AREA 4 BOYS at Central Thursday, Feb. 11 Auburn 56, Smiths Station 51 Saturday, Feb. 13 Auburn vs. Central, 7 pm 7A-AREA 4 GIRLS at Auburn Wednesday, Feb. 10 Central 50, Smiths Station 45 Friday, Feb. 12 Central vs. Auburn 6A-AREA 5 BOYS at Russell County Thursday, Feb. 11 Opelika 80, Benjamin Russell 56 Russell County 84, Valley 65 Saturday, Feb. 13 Opelika vs. Russel...

  GHSA regional tournament results through Thursday, Feb. 12:

Here are the results of the GHSA regional tournaments through Thursday, Feb. 12: REGION 1-AAAAA BOYS Monday, Feb. 8 at Columbus Columbus 65, Hardaway 57 Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Shaw Northside 74, Harris County 68 Shaw 72, Columbus 59 Friday, Feb. 12 at LaGrange Shaw vs. Carver, 6 pm Northside vs. LaGrange, 7:30 pm Saturday, Feb. 13 at LaGrange Third Place, 4:30 pm Championship, 7:30 pm REGION 1-AAAAA GIRLS Monday, Feb. 8 at Columbus Shaw 53, Hardaway 47 Tue...

GHSA prep basketball regional schedules

Region tournament action begins on Monday for GHSA prep basketball teams. Here are the area's regional schedules: REGION 1-AAAAA BOYS Monday, Feb. 8 at Columbus Hardaway vs. Columbus, 7:30 pm Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Shaw Harris County vs. Northside, 6 pm Hardaway/Columbus vs. Shaw, 7:30 pm Friday, Feb. 12 at LaGrange Hardaway/Columbus/Shaw vs. Carver, 6 pm Harris County/Northside vs. LaGrange, 7:30 pm Saturday, Feb. 13 at LaGrange Third Place, 4:30 pm Championshi...

  Carver Tigers begin fall practice with high hopes

“Hey, good workout. Keep it up, man. Let's go!” The shout came as the Carver Tigers ended their first water break at their first football practice of the fall on Monday morning. The hot, humid conditions didn’t seem to bother anyone. But that’s not a surprise, considering last year’s disappointments.

St. Anne-Pacelli welcomes new high school baseball coach

St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School announced Tuesday the hiring of Hart Mizell as its new High School Baseball Coach. Mizell currently serves as Director of Baseball Operations for Georgia Southern University, a position he's held since January 2015.

Sports Overtime: Week 8 Final Scores

It's the weekend, and you know what that means - time for some high school football! Here are the final scores for Week 8.

Sports Overtime: Week 7 Final Scores

It's the weekend, and you know what that means - time for some high school football! Here are the final scores for Week 7.

Sports Overtime: Week 6 Final Scores

It's the weekend, and you know what that means - time for some high school football! Here are the final scores for Week 6.

Central hires DuBose as head football coach

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) – Central High School hired Jamey DuBose on Tuesday and will introduce him as the new Red Devils head football coach at 6:00 pm ET at the school's auditorium. DuBose was hired

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Chattahoochee Valley May Not Get Anticipated Federal Funding

Federal Government may not deliver funding for Valley area to build new schools because of base realignment at Fort Benning.

Veterans Asked to Share Stories

In honor of Memorial Day, the Library of Congress is ussuing a call to action for all Veterans from various conflicts and wars to come forward and share their oral histories.