No. 13 Georgia stays home to host Vanderbilt, Mercer travels to Birmingham to play Samford and Georgia Tech welcomes Miami to Atlanta.
Zach Jackson intercepted a VMI pass with 1:32 remaining to secure a 27-24 victory for Mercer on Saturday.
Middle Georgia high school football scores.
The Seminoles rolled Thursday at the Ed Defore Sports Complex, pushing their record to 5-0 for the first time since 2009.
The Georgia Military College football team continues its climb in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Top 20 poll.
41NBC's Tucker Sargent picks this week's winners.
Cole Exum of Valdosta, grabbed the lead from pole sitter Russell Brown (also of Valdosta), then held off the hard charging Brown to capture the Georgia-Alabama Poole's Service Center of Helena, Ga. Sportsman Showdown at Cochran Motor Speedway Saturday, September 20.
John Russ threw three touchdown passes and ran for another, and Mercer beat Ave Maria of the NAIA 42-21 on Saturday night.
GMC used a big first half to breeze past MGSC Saturday in Milledgeville.
High school football scores from around Middle Georgia.
41NBC's Tucker Sargent chooses this week's winners.
Drelon Freeman hauled in five passes for 204 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Division-II Fort Valley State beat Savannah State 42-28 on Saturday night.
Alex Lakes had 13 carries for 151 yards and scored three of Mercer's six rushing touchdowns in a 49-0 romp of Stetson on Saturday night.
The Trojans were honored at a ceremony Saturday.
Georgia Military College’s football team had fallen behind in its first two games of the 2014 season and come up just short in a pair of second-half rallies in two defeats.
High school football scores from around Middle Georgia.
Men's, women's teams make Southern Conference debuts this fall.
41NBC's Tucker Sargent chooses this week's winners.
Gary Wilkins returned an interception for a touchdown and Jon Croft Hollingsworth kicked four field goals, including a 50-yarder, as unbeaten Furman rallied past Mercer 25-20 in a Southern Conference opener on Saturday night.
The Georgia Military College junior college football team was locked up in a tough battle with Kilgore College (Texas) for 60 minutes, but eventually fell 28-19 on a sweltering hot Saturday afternoon at Davenport Field in the Bulldogs’ home-opener.
Fort Valley State scored first Saturday in its season opener but didn't score again until the fourth quarter.
High school football scores from middle Georgia.
The Georgia College volleyball team and head coach Gretchen Krumdieck will open their second season this Friday, Sept. 5 at the Falcon Classic in Misenheimer, N.C. The Bobcats will be returning from an action-packed inaugural season.
41NBC's Tucker Sargent previews this week's games of interest.
Knights football is back and looking forward to another successful season starting with a ranking of number 3 in the National Club Football Association's (NCFA) preseason poll. The program is getting ready to kickoff it's 3rd season and continues to look for success to build on the 17-3 record from the previous 2 seasons.
Scores and highlights from Week 2 of 'The End Zone.'
HoCo quarterback Jake Fromm threw for more than 400 yards and led the Bears to a 46-27 win over Veterans at McConnell-Talbert Stadium.
The Mercer University football team defeated Reinhardt, 45-42, on Thursday night at Mercer University Stadium to open the 2014 season. The Bears were led by sophomore quarterback John Russ, who completed 15-of-21 passes for 230 yards and three touchdowns to go along with 51 rushing yards.
PGA Master Professional Ray Cutright, in his 21st season at Idle Hour Club in Macon, Georgia, has been named recipient of the 2014 PGA Golf Professional of the Year, the highest annual honor given to a PGA of America Professional.
12-year-old Marcus Reynolds doesn't come from a family of golfers.
After leading the Mercer softball program to a breakout 37-win season and a trip to the Atlantic Sun Conference finals, head coach James DeFeo was rewarded with a three-year contract extension as announced by Director of Athletics Jim Cole on Monday.
The Georgia College men’s basketball program and head coach Mark Gainous recently announced the signing of Pierre Richardson.
Former Georgia College baseball player Josh Taylor dealt two clutch performances in his two most recent professional outings, giving the GCL Phillies two consecutive come-from-behind victories against the Blue Jays and the Yankees clubs.
The Middle Georgia State College Knights club football team will kickoff the season with two scrimmages on August 30 at noon against Southeastern University out of Lakeland, Fla.
As part of a growing relationship, Mercer University and ESPN have announced that all seven home games for the Bears’ 2014 football season will be carried live on ESPN3.
The Georgia College men’s basketball program and head coach Mark Gainous announced the signing of Evyn Smith Tuesday.
The Mercer University football team will debut a Macon Made badge on the team’s helmets and carry a Macon Made signature flag when the team steps on the field for the 2014 season opener against Reinhardt on Thursday, August 28.
The Georgia College men’s basketball program and head coach Mark Gainous announced the signing of Chaz Berry Monday.
The theme for this year's Fort Valley State Wildcats is 'undeniable.'
The Mercer women’ soccer team dropped a close contest with the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers by a 1-0 margin on Sunday afternoon at the WKU Soccer Complex.
Blake Martin led from start to finish in the Pure Stock Division feature race Saturday night at Cochran Motor Speedway.
Scores from Friday, August 22. Watch The End Zone Fridays at 11:15 on 41NBC.
Projected starting quarterback Jurmon Weaver had an emergency appendectomy this week, according to head coach Kevin Kinsler.
Longtime Bobcat assistant coach Mark Gainous is the newest men's basketball coach at Georgia College.
Bill Shanks talks with GMC's head football coach, Steven Simpson, in this episode of the Coaches' Corner.
Mercer University head football coach Bobby Lamb announced that four players will carry the tag of team captain after a team-wide vote this week.
The Georgia College volleyball program and head coach Gretchen Krumdieck are pleased to welcome Caroline Brown as the new assistant coach.
Mercer University baseball coach Craig Gibson announced that Tanner Gordon will be joining the Bears’ coaching staff as a volunteer assistant for the 2015 season.
Head coach of the Dodge County Indians, Rex Hodges, joins Bill Shanks in the Coaches' Corner to discuss the upcoming 2014 season.
Mercer head men’s basketball coach Bob Hoffman announced the complete 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday, revealing a 31-game slate highlighted by the Great Alaska Shootout and 14 home games at Hawkins Arena.
Al Horford stood on the sideline during the first day of training camp Tuesday, tugging anxiously at his No. 15 jersey while his teammates went through a five-on-five drill.
Greg Walker has quit as hitting coach of the Atlanta Braves.
Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson doesn't believe his team is too excited about its successful start.
The Atlanta Falcons have lost center Joe Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes to season-ending injuries and also will be without starting safety William Moore for eight games.
Hutson Mason is getting some help for Georgia's struggling passing game.
Georgia safety Sheldon Dawson, who appeared in two games this season in a backup role, is no longer a member of the team.
The Falcons' current stretch of road games would be a challenge even under ideal circumstances.
The Atlanta Hawks are preparing to open training camp with plenty of turmoil off the court.
The Atlanta Braves' advanced Class A team is moving from Lynchburg, Virginia, to Zebulon, North Carolina.
Teddy Bridgewater passed for 317 yards and a key 2-point conversion before leaving with an ankle injury, and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Atlanta Falcons 41-28 on Sunday.
The already banged-up Atlanta Falcons offensive line has been decimated by injuries against the Minnesota Vikings.
Emilio Bonifacio led off the game with home run and Freddie Freeman added an RBI single in the first, and the Atlanta Braves finished a disappointing late-season collapse with a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Linebacker Chad Greenway's streak of 115 straight games played for the Minnesota Vikings has ended.
Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton each homered and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Kareem Leaver returned a fumble 44 yards on Savannah State's first possession and Delaware State turned two more fumbles into touchdowns in the first quarter for a 28-0 lead and 35-10 victory in both teams' Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener Saturday night.
Todd Gurley ran for a career-high 208 yards and two touchdowns, including a 51-yarder in the fourth quarter, as No. 12 Georgia bounced back from an early 10-0 deficit and held off gritty Tennessee 35-32 on Saturday.
No. 12 Georgia begins a stretch of seven straight Southeastern Conference games with a team that seemed to take all the steam out of the Bulldogs a year ago.
Jonathan Papelbon made his first appearance in Philadelphia since he made a lewd gesture as he left the field, closing out the Phillies' 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night with a scoreless ninth inning.
Quarterback Kevin Ellison ran for 151 yards, Matt Breida added 135 yards and Georgia Southern beat Appalachian State 34-14 on Thursday night, spoiling the Mountaineers' Sun Belt Conference debut.
Edinson Volquez threw seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider and Neil Walker hit homers and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved within one game of the NL Central lead with a 10-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
Talk about making up for lost time.
Andrew McCutchen homered for Pittsburgh's only runs, and the Pirates stumbled in their chase for the NL Central title, falling to the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday night.
Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory has hired former Marshall coach Tom Herrion as an assistant.
Matt Ryan has received plenty of accolades for his mammoth passing numbers in the opening month of the season. Another came Wednesday, when the Atlanta Falcons quarterback was named NFC offensive player of the week.
Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Georgia receivers Malcolm Mitchell, Justin Scott-Wesley and Jonathon Rumph will not play Saturday against Tennessee.
Coming off a game that was little more than a glorified scrimmage, Georgia returns to more serious matters this week.
The Atlanta Hawks have signed free-agent guard Kent Bazemore and re-signed forward-center Elton Brand.
Braves left-hander Mike Minor has been shut down for the rest of the season after tests revealed inflammation in his pitching shoulder.
Andrew McCutchen homered, Francisco Liriano won his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved closer to a postseason berth, beating the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Monday night.
The Falcons' defense was handed a new challenge as players returned from their long weekend: How to contain Teddy Bridgewater.
The Atlanta Braves have fired general manager Frank Wren.
Braves general manager Frank Wren doesn't know what the immediate future holds for him and his struggling team.
The Atlanta Braves were knocked out of the playoff race Sunday after a stunning late-season collapse, losing to Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets 10-2.
Matt Breida rushed for 187 yards and two touchdowns to lead Georgia Southern to a 28-6 win over South Alabama in the first Sun Belt conference game for both teams Saturday night.
The slumping Atlanta Braves were shut down by Jonathon Niese and lost 4-2 to the New York Mets on Saturday night, damaging their flickering playoff hopes.
The Washington Huskies needed a second half surge to overcome a 14-point halftime deficit to earn a 45-14 victory over Georgia State on Saturday afternoon.
Harrison Butker kicked a 24-yard field goal with no time remaining and Georgia Tech rallied from an early deficit and remained unbeaten with a 27-24 victory against Virginia Tech on Saturday.
Sony Michel ran for 155 yards and three touchdowns to highlight a big day for freshmen in No. 13 Georgia's 66-0 win over Troy on Saturday.
Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the struggling Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night but were eliminated from playoff contention.
The last year Troy lost its first three games, Herschel Walker was running toward the Heisman Trophy at Georgia.
Devin Hester has set an NFL record with his 20th return for a touchdown, breaking the mark he shared with Deion Sanders.
Atlanta receiver Roddy White was a surprise addition to Falcons' list of inactive players Thursday night against Tampa Bay.
For Matt Ryan, the season opener was pure brilliance.
Three runs scored on Christian Bethancourt's single in the sixth inning to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night and preserve their fading playoff hopes.
Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team.
Falcons rookie left tackle Jake Matthews has returned to practice after missing last week's loss at Cincinnati with a sprained left ankle.
It would seem Georgia's depth at tailback took a hit when freshman Nick Chubb had surgery on Monday to repair his fractured left thumb.
The Atlanta Braves new suburban stadium already has a name — SunTrust Park.
The Atlanta Falcons expect rookie left tackle Jake Matthews to play Thursday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Jeff Gordon has won the third race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship and is part of a 12-driver field that advanced to the next round.
Kevin Harvick turned a lap at 162.933 mph to win the pole Friday at Dover International Speedway, leading the field for the third Chase race.
Tennessee defensive end Corey Vereen believes the Volunteers have some unfinished business to take care of Saturday at No. 12 Georgia.
A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.
The unsettled state of Tennessee's receiving corps threatens to neutralize one potential matchup advantage for the Volunteers in their Saturday matchup at No. 12 Georgia.
Joey Logano pulled away on the restart to win a green-white-checkered finish Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
The gap separating the two SEC divisions shows no signs of narrowing.
Brad Keselowski has won the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, a victory that automatically advances him into the second round.
Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career by winning the FedEx Cup and a $10 million bonus.
South Carolina's Mike Davis isn't gearing up for a showdown or to stamp himself one of college football's best back when the Gamecocks host No. 6 Georgia on Saturday.
Rory McIlroy hit a tee shot Friday that temporarily disappeared into a spectator's pocket.
Chris Kirk and Billy Horschel took a big step Thursday toward the biggest payoff in golf.
Rory McIlroy believes his big season deserves a big finish. The Tour Championship is his last chance.
One of the greatest quarterback classes in Southeastern Conference history is now toiling in the NFL.
Drew Brees says he's 100 percent healthy and has done his best to compensate for his relative lack of on-field preparation for this season.
This weekend's SEC lineup doesn't hold much national appeal, unless the scheduling backfires.
Defenses in the Atlantic Coast Conference aren't waiting for passing situations to bring on another defensive back.
Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.
Jameis Winston and defending national champ Florida State start the season No. 1 in the Associated Press poll.
A sheriff in upstate New York says there are no current plans to interview Tony Stewart for a third time.
Rory McIlroy won his second straight major championship and fourth of his young career, rallying on the back nine in the PGA Championship.
AJ Allmendinger beat Marcos Ambrose on a two-lap dash to the finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on a somber Sunday.
A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Tim Duncan is exercising the option on his contract for 2014-15 and will return to play for the San Antonio Spurs next season.
Carl Edwards snapped Hendrick Motorsports' five-race winning streak with his first career victory on a road course.
They were less than 30 seconds away.
Standout tight end Dallas Clark retired from the NFL after 11 seasons on Wednesday.
The Miami Dolphins have received final approval on a stadium renovation plan, boosting South Florida's chances of hosting future Super Bowls.
The Browns have agreed to terms with quarterback Johnny Manziel on his rookie contract.
Clint Dempsey scored one of fastest goals in World Cup history and John Brooks scored the game winner on a header in the 86th minute of a 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana, which had knocked the Americans out of the previous two World Cups.
The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA championship, beating the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday night to win the series in five games.
Martin Kaymer of Germany won the U.S. Open on Sunday with four days of dominance at Pinehurst No. 2.
Ray Allen is in the Miami Heat starting lineup for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, replacing the struggling Mario Chalmers.
Jimmie Johnson has finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.
Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points to lead San Antonio to a Game 3 road victory in Miami.
- An attorney for Donald Sterling says the Los Angeles Clippers owner has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. passed Brad Keselowski down the stretch to win a thriller Sunday at Pocono Raceway.
An attorney for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he has agreed to sign off on selling the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for what would be a record $2 billion.
Michael Vick isn't ready to break out the cane and rocking chair just yet.
Two Oakland Raiders cheerleaders have sued the team and the NFL claiming they were subjected to poor working conditions while being paid less than minimum wage.
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant has capped his MVP season by being the lone unanimous choice to the All-NBA first team.
The Super Bowl will scrap the Roman numerals for a year.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has received a new six-year contract extension through the 2020 season.
Jimmie Johnson dominated again at Dover International Speedway, extending his track record for wins with nine.
Ryan Hunter-Reay's Indianapolis 500 win brought him a $2.49 million payday.
Ryan Hunter-Reay has become the first American to win the Indianapolis 500 since 2006, making a dramatic pass of Helio Castroneves on the final lap to win Sunday's race in the second-closest finish in history.
Connecticut basketball coach Kevin Ollie has agreed to a $15 million, five-year contract with the national champion Huskies.
Helio Castroneves is back at his favorite track chasing history yet again.
Reigning NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson was honored and just a little bit anxious about voting for the NASCAR Hall of Fame this week.
Every night this week has something different in store for Ed Carpenter, from sponsorship appearances to autograph sessions. It comes with sitting on the pole for the Indy 500.