The Columbus Lions have a few things in their pocket right now. They have that National Arena League playoff spot locked up and they know they’re hosting an National Arena League semifinal game.Now they’re getting ready for a Flight test, hoping to get take to the air before the postseason.
Ben Carr began his day with four straight birdies en route to a round of 8-under 62 on Thursday to take a four-shot lead after two rounds of the 92nd Southeastern Amateur at the Country Club of Columbus.
All eyes at SEC Media Days were on new Auburn head coach Bryan Harsin on Thursday. The Tigers have already adopted his 4th-and-1 mentality. All signs say it’s been a smooth transition on the Plains for Harsin.
The Alabama Crimson Tide is in a familiar spot. The Tide has won six national titles since 2000. Another one this year would give them a second back-to-back repeat under the leadership of Nick Saban. But going back-to-back means forgetting all about last season.
Last year, JT Daniels was coming back from a torn ACL. Now, he’s got a shot to lead Georgia to its first national championship in over 40 years, thanks in part to the lessons learned from his misfortune.
The Phenix City 12U All-Stars are back at it for the third time in four years they look for another trip to the Cal Ripken World Series.They went unbeaten to win the district title, then ran the table in Florence, going 5-0 to claim the Alabama Cal Ripken state title. Next stop is Grand Bay for the Southwest regional.
The Columbus Lions have been clicking to say the least -- and not just on the field. There’s been a great outpouring of support from the fan base in Columbus and Lions coach Jason Gibson is loving what he’s seeing.
The Columbus Chatt-a-Hoots extended their Sunbelt Baseball League winning streak to three games with a doubleheader sweep of the Gwinnett Astros on Saturday at Golden Park, winning a game that had been suspended 8-6 and following it up with a 3-2 victory in the regularly scheduled game.
It was a crazy Friday night at Golden Park, one that saw a rain delay of over an hour and a half, some “interesting” calls from umpires, three ejections, and less than two innings of play, as the Columbus Chatt-a-Hoots and Gwinnett Astros met in the opening game of a two-game series on a night honoring the FPHL champion Columbus River Dragons.
This is preparation season for high school football season. You know the deal -- lifting and conditioning. But that gets boring after a while. That’s where the magic of 7-on-7 scrimmages puts the fun back into it.
The Columbus Lions are literally in the middle of their big midseason break, a 21-day stretch in between games in a season that’s seen them establish themselves as a power in the National Arena League and a frontrunner to bring another league championship to Columbus.
The Columbus Chatt-a-Hoots had to roll with the punches on Thursday afternoon when heavy rains came through and soaked Golden Park. Instead of holding their first practice, the first-year Sunbelt League team went with Plan B, and distributed hats and practice gear to the players.
The Columbus State Cougars stayed alive in the NCAA Division Two Southeast Regional with an 8-2 win over the UNC Pembroke Braves on Friday afternoon in a game played at Dillard Field in Tigerville, S.C.
Will Turner’s bases clearing triple in the second inning gave the Auburn Tigers an early three run lead and they never looked back from there to post a 9-2 victory over the Hoover Buccaneers in the opening game of their best-of-three AHSAA Class 7A state championship series on Wednesday.
The Calvary Christian Knights have been here before. They’ve been here before a whole bunch, actually. It’s championship weekend for the GAPPS state baseball playoffs and they’re out to claim another big trophy.
The Chattahoochee Valley Pirates are used to success. We’re talking a program that’s produced MLB All-Stars like Tim Hudson and Danny Cox, and produced JUCO World Series teams five times in the past seven seasons.
On the strength of two great pitching performances, the Brookstone Cougars swept the Stratford Eagles 3-2 and 1-0 on Thursday at Illges Field in the first round of the GHSA Class 1A-Private baseball playoffs.
Nate O’Brien’s wrister from the blue line in the second overtime gave the Columbus River Dragons a 4-3 win over the Elmira Enforcers on Saturday night at First Arena in Elmira, N.Y. in game two of the FPHL Ignite Cup Finals, giving the Dragons a 2-0 lead in the series.
Josh Pietrantonio had two goals and an assist and Jared Rutledge stopped 34 shots to lead the Columbus River Dragons to a 4-2 win over the Elmira Enforcers on Friday night at First Arena in Elmira in the opening game of the FPHL Ignite Cup Finals.
There’s more than one way to be a professional golfer. You’ve got the touring pros, who get all the notice and glory. Then there’s the club pros, the guys who keep the courses going and do the golf lessons and basically keep the amateur players happy.