Sports Overtime

  Pierre Coffey returns to coaching at Chattahoochee County

Coffey left Spencer two years ago, and returns as coach of Chattahoochee County.

  Coach James “Jimmy” Lee Remembered

Senior athletes react to season cancellation

  Area teams play baseball games before season suspension

GHSA recommends local schools suspend all spring sporting events

Two Glenwood Gators sign Letters of Intent

  Central-Talbotton falls in state championship, 55-50

Continued Coverage

Central girls lose to Hoover in State Semifinals

LaFayette’s undefeated run ends in State Semifinals

State Title Bound: Lanett tops Jacksonville Christian in state semifinals 70-61

Two Kendrick athletes sign letters of intent

Birmingham Bound: Central tops Auburn in SE Regional Final

Over 75 area athletes sign for scholarships on National Signing Day

  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.

  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.

  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.

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

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Week 9: Sports Overtime

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

Week 8: Sports Overtime

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

Sports Overtime: Week 7

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

Sports Overtime: Week 6

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

All-Access: Manchester

Manchester opens region play with a tough task… the defending 4-1A champs Marion County.

In the Huddle: Marion County

There’s a new face in the backfield for Marion County this year, but he’s also an old face to the Eagles. We go In the Huddle with their senior running back who’s also the new kid in town.

Sports Overtime: Week 5

It’s Week Five of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley and Sports Overtime is back for another week of scores, highlights and more!

All-Access: Central High School

Central has eyes on a repeat state championship. They’ll get a playoff level opponent this week when they face Opelika.

Clutch play from Davis helps Opelika to 4-0 start

Opelika’s off to a hot start. 4-and-0 with wins against two teams that made the state semifinals and another that made the quarterfinals last season. One of the reasons for winning: clutch plays from key players like Brody Davis.

Sports Overtime: Week 4

Another week of high school football is in the books and Sports Leader 9 has all the highlights, scores and more you need to get caught up.

Sports Overtime: Week 3

Sports Leader 9 brings you highlights, scores and more from area high school football games every Friday night.

All-Access: Smiths Station

Smiths Station prepares for a tough region game against Central.

Central QB adds new threat to offense

Central's offense has another threat taking snaps.

All-Access: Spencer Greenwave

WTVM goes All-Access with Spencer high school and coach Robert Sanders.

In the Huddle: Carver Tigers

Any team’s goal is a state championship. Carver has a trio of players that have already experienced that, just not in football.

Central WR E.J. Williams commits to Clemson

One of the top players in the state of Alabama officially committed to the Clemson Tigers.

All-Access: Marion County Eagles

Marion County made it to the state semifinals last year, and they had to beat Schley County to get there.

In the Huddle: Schley County Wildcats

Schley County is led in part by a trio of players with something in common.

  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

Callaway’s Tank Bigsby commits to Auburn

Running back Tank Bigsby, a 4-star from Callaway, committed to the Auburn Tigers on Friday.

  Northside Patriots win first GHSA Class 4A state title

The Northside Patriots swept the Denmark Danes 7-6 and 11-2 on Wednesday night to claim the GHSA Class 4A state baseball title.

  Calvary Christian claims second straight state championship

The Calvary Christian School Knights claimed their second title in a row Friday night with a two-game sweep of Johnson Ferry Christian Academy, 10-3 and 15-1.

GHSA State Playoff Results for Wednesday, April 24

It’s playoff time for spring sports in Georgia, which includes baseball, soccer, and tennis.

  Carver High School basketball teams celebrate state championship wins

The Carver High girls and boys teams won the state championship Friday, March 9 in Macon, Georgia.

Marion County claims first state championship

The Lady Eagles topped Calhoun County 50-38 to claim the GHSA A-Public State Championship.

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

The Carver High School boys and girls basketball teams are both now state champions.

  Signing day wraps up in the Chattahoochee Valley

Back in December, a handful of players signed college football scholarships, and that set the table for National Signing Day, when the trickle of signings turned into a torrent.

National Signing Day in the Chattahoochee Valley

It’s that time of year again, when student athletes across the country formally decide what school they will likely be playing their respective sport at for the next four years.

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

Championship rings are on the way for the Central High Red Devil football team. The football players, coaches, cheerleaders, and more are raising money to pay for these once in a lifetime rings that cost $230 each.

  Sports Overtime: Week 11

It’s week 11 of Sports Overtime. This week’s ‘Game of the Week is Auburn vs. Central.

Sports Overtime Game of the Week: Auburn at Central

At the beginning of the prep football season, this matchup was penciled in as the best game of the year -- that is, if both teams ran the table.

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

The passage of Hurricane Michael has caused a near-complete rescheduling of athletic contests involving Muscogee County public schools.

  Brothers live out mom’s dream at Columbus High

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

Central at Smiths Station is News Leader 9's Sports Overtime Game of the Week.

  All-Access: Smiths Station Panthers

Smiths Station is off to a hot start, 2-0 for the first time since 2015.

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

Who says a two-quarterback system doesn't work? Central High school brings a pair of QBs to the table on Fridays.

Sports Overtime: Week 3

It's week three for News Leader 9's Sports Overtime!

  Sports Overtime Week 3: Game of the Week announced

Sports Leader 9 has announced its Game of the Week! They're state powers.

Sports Overtime: Week 2

It's week two for News Leader 9's Sports Overtime! This week's Games of the Week are Spencer versus Carver and Opelika versus the Callaway Cavaliers.

  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.