Mercer women’s basketball head coach Susie Gardner continues to add depth to an already stellar 2013-14 recruiting class by announcing the signing of Forest Park standout Kayla Potts on Thursday afternoon.
Mercer men’s basketball head coach Bob Hoffman took another step in restocking the cupboard for the 2014-15 season on Thursday, announcing the signing of Andrew Fishler to a National Letter of Intent.
Adrian Juarez, director of coaching for the Macon Soccer Club, says soccer is catching up in America.
In a game that featured 30 total hits and 13 total pitchers, the No. 23 Georgia College baseball team (26-12) lost a shootout to Valdosta State University (23-16) 15-8 Wednesday night at John Kurtz Field.
The Hurricanes' TyAsia Grayer is living her dream. She recently signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at Middle Georgia State College.
Dublin High School is proud to celebrate three seniors who will be continuing their stellar athletic careers in college.
The Mercer baseball team returns home after a mini four-game road trip to host Northern Kentucky for a three-game series on Easter Weekend starting on April 17 at Claude Smith Field.
The Georgia College softball team (34-14, 13-9 PBC) enters the 2014 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament as the No. 4 seed, coming off a championship game run a year ago. The single elimination tournament will be hosted by Francis Marion University in Florence, S.C. and pits the top eight teams in the PBC against each other for an automatic bid in the NCAA tournament.
The Jones County School Board unanimously approved Justin Rogers, former Griffin High School assistant head coach and offensive coordinator, as its next head football coach at its meeting Tuesday night.
Mercer senior point guard Langston Hall will begin competition at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament on Wednesday as part of a select 64-member collection of senior college basketball players invited to the nation’s premier professional showcase.
Due to steady rain falling throughout the day, the Mercer baseball team’s mid-week game at Georgia Southern on Tuesday evening has been canceled.
41NBC spoke with several MGSC coaches Monday about the school leaving the NJCAA for the NAIA starting this fall.
The Mercer baseball team continues to grind through one of its busiest stretches of the 2014 season when it travels to Statesboro for a game against Georgia Southern on April 15 at 6 p.m. at J.I. Clements Stadium.
After throwing his third-straight complete game and second-straight complete game shutout, junior Eric Nyquist was honored by being named the Atlantic Sun Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week on Monday afternoon.
Middle Georgia State College, the four-year institution created when Macon State College and Middle Georgia College combined in January 2013, is joining the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics this fall.
The No. 12 Georgia College baseball team (26-11, 13-9 PBC) got swept in a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series for the first time this season Sunday, with a 7-6 loss at No. 3 Lander University (35-6, 21-6 PBC).
Junior Eric Nyquist threw his third-straight complete game and second-straight complete game shutout to lift the Mercer baseball team to a 2-0 series finale victory at Lipscomb on Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field.
Falling victim to a big five-run fourth, the No. 12 Georgia College baseball team (26-10, 13-8 PBC) lost a 10-5 game at No. 3 Lander University (34-6, 20-6 PBC) Saturday.
The Georgia College softball team (32-14, 11-9 PBC) dropped a pair of games to USC Aiken (33-12, 15-7 PBC) Saturday at Satcher Field. Junior Kristen Humphries (Columbus, Ga.) hit a grand slam in the first game’s 6-5 loss, and the Bobcats took a 1-0 lead in the second game before falling 4-1.
Senior Sasha LaGarde went 2-for-4 at the plate and junior starting pitcher Grant Papelian allowed just two earned runs as the Mercer baseball team fell by a 2-1 count to Lipscomb on Saturday Ken Dugan Field.
The Mercer men’s lacrosse team saw a chance to lock up an Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title slip away on Saturday afternoon, as Jacksonville registered seven fourth quarter goals to pull out a 14-12 victory at J.B. Milne Field.
The Georgia College baseball team and head coach Tom Carty are happy to host the program's annual Miracle League Day, coming up Wednesday, April 16 at 5 p.m. when the Bobcats host Valdosta State University.
The Mercer men’s lacrosse team aims to capture at least a share of the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title on Saturday as the Bears do battle with Jacksonville at D.B. Milne Field. Game time is scheduled for 1 p.m.
The Middle Georgia State baseball team has won 12 of its last 14 games.
The Mercer baseball team heads to Nashville this weekend for a three-game series against Lipscomb starting on April 11 at Dugan Field, with the winner assuming sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference standings.
The Georgia College softball team (32-12) received votes for the sixth-consecutive week in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II Top 25 Poll released Wednesday. The Bobcats received the most votes of those teams not making the top-25, and were just 12 votes shy of making the cut
The Georgia College softball team (31-12, 11-7 PBC) had its six-game winning streak snapped by Columbus State University (26-18, 8-10 PBC) in the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday at the Peeler Complex. The opening game 9-4 win allowed the Bobcats to become the first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) PBC team with 20 home wins, while a last-inning Cougar rally spoiled the Bobcat sweep attempt.
The Mercer baseball team dropped its first mid-week game of the 2014 season following a tough 7-6 road loss at Georgia State on Wednesday evening at the GSU Baseball Complex.
Whitney Okvist, a senior from Kennesaw, has 160 career steals.
After wrapping up the most successful season in program history, the Mercer men’s basketball team earned the No. 4 spot in the final CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll of the year.
The Georgia College baseball program continues its strong 2014 campaign by maintaining positions in the top 20 in all four national organizations, despite losing the team’s first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series of the year.
The Mercer baseball team recorded season-highs of 13 runs and 20 hits on its way to a 13-8 win over Alabama State on Tuesday evening at Claude Smith Field.
It took 34 games for the No. 12 Georgia College baseball team (26-8) to lose back-to-back contests, doing so in an 8-2 loss at Newberry College (21-21) Tuesday night.
The kids we spoke with tell us of all the sports they play, this is their favorite.
Mercer senior point guard Langston Hall was honored as the 2014 Lou Henson Award winner, presented annually to the top mid-major player in Division I college basketball by CollegeInsider.com as a part of Final Four weekend.
The Mercer baseball team tries to keep its unblemished mid-week record intact when it hosts Alabama State and travels to Georgia State for games this week.
Freshman running back Alex Lakes rushed for a game-high 109 yards and redshirt freshman quarterback John Russ threw two second half touchdowns to lead the Orange team in a 14-0 win over the White team in the Mercer football 2014 Spring Game on Saturday.
Mercer men’s basketball senior Kevin Canevari, who sparked a national sensation when he danced the “Nae Nae” following the Bears’ 78-71 triumph over No. 6 Duke in the NCAA Tournament, is headed to ESPN headquarters to appear on the ESPN2 program Numbers Never Lie.
Winners of nine out of its last 10 contests, the Mercer baseball team looks to keep things rolling with a three-game weekend series against USC Upstate starting on April 4 at Claude Smith Field.
The Georgia College softball squad (29-11, 8-6 PBC) picked up its second sweep of a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series this season, edging GRU Augusta (16-29, 3-9 PBC) in a pair of 3-1 games Wednesday.
First Presbyterian Day School is honored to be named the host venue for the 2014 Special Olympics Georgia, AREA 7 Track and Field Event. Activities are scheduled for Thursday, April 17 at the Dick Frame Track and Field Complex inside George S. Johnson Stadium.
The Georgia College softball program will host “Meet the Bobcats” night at Zaxby’s next week, including the on-location Bobcat sports radio show, “The Prowl.”
The Georgia College department of athletics will honor military personnel during a doubleheader showcase Saturday, April 5 as GC softball hosts Georgia Southwestern State University at the Peeler Complex and Bobcat baseball takes on Columbus State University, both games at 1 p.m. The goal is to honor all veterans both present and past that choose to attend, and to remind non-vets of the sacrifices that others have made for their freedoms.
Georgia College infielder Brandon Benson (Loganville, Ga.) earned the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Freshman of the Week award in the latest installment from AstroTurf.
The Mercer baseball team sent 15 men to the plate in a jailbreak top of the seventh inning to pull away from Alabama State for a 12-4 road win on Tuesday evening at the Wheeler-Watkins Baseball Complex.
Postseason awards keep rolling in for Mercer senior point guard Langston Hall, as the Atlanta native was named to the Associated Press All-America honorable mention list on Monday evening.
The Georgia College golf team will still be participating in “Meet the Bobcats” night at Zaxby’s, but the date has been changed due to scheduling conflicts. Originally scheduled for this Wednesday, the event is now slated to take place Monday April 21 from 5-8 p.m.
Mercer point guard Langston Hall will take his talents to North Texas for Final Four weekend, as the senior earned a roster spot for the 2014 Reese’s Division I College All-Star game as announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Tuesday.
David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Taco Bell Ford, comments on racing at Texas Motor Speedway
The Mercer University football team is set to hit the field for the second annual Spring Game on Saturday, April 5 at Mercer University Stadium. The game – which is free of charge for spectators – is set for a 3 p.m. kickoff.
Mike Scott scored 17 points and the Atlanta Hawks ended the regular season with a 111-103 win Wednesday over the Bucks, hours after Milwaukee owner Herb Kohl announced he was selling his team.
Julio Teheran pitched a three-hitter, Evan Gattis homered among a career-best four hits, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Wednesday night.
Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap will sit out the team's regular season finale Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks to rest for the playoffs.
Quarterback Aaron Murray still has some convincing to do after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery in late November.
Atlanta has become the newest city in Major League Soccer with an expansion franchise that will begin play in 2017.
Major League Soccer and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed plan a "major announcement" Wednesday on a proposed expansion team to play in Atlanta's new downtown stadium.
The game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed by inclement weather.
The Georgia Southern University All-Girl and Co-Ed cheer squads both returned home from the National Cheerleaders Association Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla., held April 9-13, with national recognition for their respective teams.
Dan Uggla hit two home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth inning Monday night that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a wild 9-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Chris Douglas-Roberts dribbled into the lane and sank a short jumper as time expired, and the Charlotte Bobcats overcame a 15-point deficit in the final period to beat the Atlanta Hawks 95-93 on Monday night.
Kemba Walker is returning to Charlotte's lineup against the Atlanta Hawks after missing the last two games with a sore right groin.
Major League Soccer and Falcons owner Arthur Blank are planning a "major announcement" Wednesday on a proposed expansion team to play in Atlanta's new downtown stadium.
Steve Koonin is joining the Atlanta Hawks ownership group after serving as president of Turner Entertainment Networks.
Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.
Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman each hit a two-run homer off Gio Gonzalez and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 10-2 victory on Sunday.
Bubba Watson is going for his second green jacket. Jordan Spieth is trying to become the youngest major champion in 83 years. Plenty of others are in the mix.
Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a homer, and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 6-3 on Saturday night to continue their early success against the Nationals.
Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Lou Williams had 18 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Hawks earned the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot with a 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has left a game against the Atlanta Braves with an apparent injury to his right thumb.
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade was in the starting lineup Saturday night after missing nine games with a sore left hamstring.
The stepfather of former Louisville guard Kevin Ware says the player is transferring to Georgia State.
The Washington Nationals have placed outfielder Denard Span on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion.
Georgia's offense clicked under fifth-year senior Hutson Mason, who led the Red team to a 27-24 win Saturday in the spring football game.
Jordan Schafer scored from first base on Justin Upton's bloop single to right field with two outs in the 10th inning, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Chase Elliott passed Elliott Sadler on the final lap night to win his second straight Nationwide Series race, going from fifth to first on the final two laps Friday night.
Paul Millsap had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks moved to the verge of a playoff spot with a 93-88 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
Paul Pierce has become the 18th player in NBA history to reach 25,000 points.
Six-time All-Star Lou Hudson has died at 69.
Georgia officials are preparing to spend more than $30 million to buy land and build parking for the new stadium that would be home to the Atlanta Falcons.
Eric Young Jr. got three hits, stole three bases and scored four times as the New York Mets overcame Justin Upton's two home runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Thursday night.
West Virginia will play Georgia State in the 2015 football season in Morgantown.
If you're looking for someone not to pick at this year's Masters, go with Ryan Moore.
Driver to Chair and Participate in Event for Down Syndrome Research
Jeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.
The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Pedro Beato to Triple-A Gwinnett to clear a roster spot for right-hander Ervin Santana.
David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 CSX "Play It Safe" Ford, comments on CSX's "green" efforts and racing at Darlington Raceway
Bartolo Colon combined with two relievers on an eight-hitter, Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Rodney Stuckey scored 29 points, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond each had a double-double and the Detroit Pistons snapped a 10-game skid in Atlanta with a 102-95 victory over the Hawks on Tuesday night.
Baseball commissioner Bud Selig called Hank Aaron "ideally suited to become Babe Ruth's heir" as he participated in the Braves' celebration of the 40th anniversary of Aaron's record-breaking 715th homer.
Right-hander Cory Gearrin is joining the list of Braves pitchers having Tommy John surgery.
The Atlanta Falcons have added two potential starters to their secondary by signing safety Dwight Lowery and cornerback Josh Wilson.
Adam Scott has gone to majors for more than a decade looking at Tiger Woods as the player to beat.
Ervin Santana is slated to make his first start for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday against the New York Mets.
Major League Soccer is closing in on a deal with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an expansion franchise to Atlanta's new downtown stadium.
The New Orleans Saints have retained restricted free agent safety Rafael Bush by matching an offer from the Atlanta Falcons.
The first day of the Masters didn't last very long.
Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record on April 8, 1974.
In celebration of Chase Elliott’s first NASCAR Nationwide Series victory, Atlanta Motor Speedway is offering fans a limited-time ticket offer for the Labor Day Weekend of NASCAR night racing at AMS.
Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 107-88 rout Sunday of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home floor.
Tony Kanaan got a text of apology from Ryan Hunter-Reay and is ready to move forward, just like most of the IndyCar drivers after a wild weekend in Long Beach.
The College Athletes Players Association is criticizing Northwestern University's argument for overturning a ruling that would allow the school's football players to unionize.
As the errant shots began to pile up, Jordan Spieth swung his club angrily and spewed his frustration out loud enough for everyone to hear.
Unlike the other three majors, or any other tournament for that matter, the Masters forces patrons to leave technology behind for hours upon hours every day.
Bubba Watson would've preferred to play better, of course.
Bubba Watson wants to keep it simple.
Rory McIlroy took off his cap, rubbed his brow and let out a sigh of relief.
The Carolina Panthers signed free-agent safety Thomas DeCoud to a two-year contract.
What a wild ride for Phil Mickelson to start the Masters.
Breanna Stewart scored 21 points and Stefanie Dolson added 17 points and 16 rebounds to help UConn beat Notre Dame 79-58 on Tuesday night, giving coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies a record ninth national championship.
Students at the University of Connecticut are hoping they'll have another reason to celebrate tonight.
A petition seeking to ban quarterback Michael Vick from New York Jets' training camp at SUNY Cortland this summer because of his dogfighting-related crimes had over 2,600 signatures as of late Monday night.
Adam Scott is relishing every part of being Masters champion.
Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.
Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps after a late caution Monday in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh different winner in as many Sprint Cup races this season.
The Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway has been postponed by rain.
NASCAR will not regulate tire pressures at Texas Motor Speedway, and if drivers have tire failures during Sunday's race, officials believe they won't be able to blame Goodyear.
Andrew Suniula scored a pair of tries 2 minutes apart and the United States rallied from a 10-point deficit in the second half to beat Uruguay 32-13 Saturday, earning the Eagles another trip the Rugby World Cup next year.
Steven Bowditch held on to win the Texas Open in windy conditions Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory and a spot in the Masters.