Fresh off setting a school single-season record for most wins during the 2015 campaign, the Georgia Military College softball team landed four student-athletes on the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region 17 (Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association) team.
The Mercer University baseball team dropped its first Southern Conference series, after being swept by UNC-Greensboro in a doubleheader at Claude Smith Field on Sunday afternoon.
The No. 2-seed Georgia College softball team (44-9) made it to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championship Game, but eventually fell to the No. 1-seed University of North Georgia Nighthawks (44-7) by a 2-0 score.
Minor league hockey returns to Middle Georgia in October.
Wednesday's game came down to penalty kicks.
Macon-Bibb commissioners want to bring the sport back to the city.
The Mercer University baseball team swept a doubleheader with Savannah State on Tuesday at SSU’s Tiger Baseball Field. The Bears collected a 16-4 triumph in the opening game, which was resumed in the fifth after being suspended on March 31 in Macon, before posting a 3-2 win in the nightcap.
The Georgia College competition cheerleading squad is holding tryouts for the upcoming 2015-16 season Saturday, May 2, at 9 a.m. in the Centennial Center.
The NCAA released its first Division II Softball regional rankings of the 2015 season Wednesday, April 15 and the National-No. 8 Georgia College softball team (39-7, 16-4 PBC) is slotted second in the Southeast Region.
The team of five will compete this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway's Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama.
Freshman Logan Mattix (Loganville) of the Georgia College baseball team (23-15, 11-10 PBC) has been named the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) AstroTurf Freshman of the Week for the week of April 5-April 12.
The No. 6 Georgia College softball team (39-7, 16-4 PBC) completed a perfect weekend Sunday, sweeping the USC Aiken Pacers (20-12, 11-9 PBC) by scores of 3-2 and 9-0.
The Mercer University baseball team won its fourth straight Southern Conference series, hanging on to defeat Western Carolina, 5-3, in Sunday afternoon’s series finale at Claude Smith Field.
The Mercer University baseball team saw its three-game winning streak against Georgia Tech come to an end, as the Bears’ rally fell short in a 4-3 loss on Tuesday night at Russ Chandler Stadium.
The No. 6 Georgia College softball team (35-7, 12-4 PBC) fell victim to its first sweep of the season Tuesday, falling to No. 8 University of North Georgia (33-5, 14-0 PBC) by scores of 3-1 and 2-1.
Mercer University sophomore Kyle Lewis was named the Southern Conference Player of the Month for March, as announced by the league office this week.
The final game was played Monday night in the Men's NCAA Basketball Championship.
Freshman Hannah Coursey (Sugar Hill) of the Georgia College softball team (35-5, 12-2 PBC) has been named the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) AstroTurf Freshman of the Week for the week of March 30-April 5.
Chaz Haskins won the Johnson Recycling Late Model feature Saturday at Cochran Motor Speedway.
The Mercer University baseball team saw its seven-game winning streak come to an end, dropping an 8-4 decision to Furman in Sunday's series finale at Latham Stadium.
The Georgia College baseball team (17-13) had plenty of offense on display Saturday to take doubleheader action from Barry University (14-16) 12-11 and 13-5 at John Kurtz Field. The Bobcats have now won 10 of their last 11.
Senior Shanteona Keys (Roswell) continues to add to the most decorated resume in Georgia College women’s basketball history.
Precious Bridges and Alicia Williams led the Mercer women’s basketball team with 19 and 15 points, respectively, but it was not enough as the Bears fell to Siena, 65-54, in the WBI semifinals on Wednesday evening.
The most recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) poll was released Wednesday, March 25 and the Georgia College softball team (30-4, 7-1 PBC) has jumped two spots to No. 8 in the country.
The Knights faced off against the Thomas University (GA) Night Hawks on Tuesday afternoon and the result was a little different from the opening series of the season.
The Mercer University baseball team defeated Georgia 12-8 on Tuesday night at Foley Field, sweeping the season series and recording its third-straight victory over the Bulldogs.
The Trojans scored all of their runs in the first inning.
The Georgia College softball team (30-4) extended its win streak to nine Monday with a doubleheader sweep of Albany State University (4-13), 15-1 and 5-0.
The 2014-15 Mercer men’s basketball season concluded with a 71-69 loss to ULM in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational on Monday night at Hawkins Arena.
After leading the Mercer University baseball team to a perfect 4-0 record including a sweep of East Tennessee State in the program’s inaugural Southern Conference series, sophomore Kyle Lewis and senior Eric Nyquist were named the SoCon Player and Pitcher of the Week.
The first round of the 2015 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship, sanctioned by AMA (ATVMX), took place on Saturday in Middle Georgia with the Georgia National, presented by Kimsey Powersports, from Echeconnee MX.
Precious Bridges scored 35 points to lead the Mercer women’s basketball team to an exciting 73-71 win over Marshall on Sunday afternoon.
Tay Jerger (JR/Tallahassee, FL) threw 113 pitches on Saturday afternoon on his way to a complete game (9 innings) no-hitter for the Knights against the Loyola University Wolfpack.
In two vastly different games, the Georgia College baseball team (14-12, 7-8 PBC) swept a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) doubleheader with the University of Montevallo (12-12, 8-7 PBC) 14-2 and 6-5 Saturday at John Kurtz Field.
Softball is coming back to North Macon Park for the first time in more than 10 years.
Precious Bridges scored a game-high 26 points to lead a quartet of double-digit scorers as the Mercer women’s basketball team used a dominant first half to rout Troy, 83-68, in the first round of the WBI Tournament on Thursday night.
The Georgia College softball team (28-4, 7-1 PBC) swept its third-straight series and 11th total Wednesday, taking down the Cougars of Columbus State University (17-13, 3-3 PBC) by scores of 4-3 and then 9-6. Both games were nail biters, the first a one-run contest and the second taking an extra inning for the Bobcats to pull out their seventh-straight win.
Mercer and Stony Brook battled through 23 lead changes in Tuesday night’s College Basketball Invitational opener, but in the end junior Ike Nwamu rose above the rest with 10 points in the final 2:02.
Mercer scored 11 runs in the first three innings and went on to register a 16-4 victory over Georgia Tuesday at Claude Smith Field.
The Georgia College baseball team (10-12) extended its win streak to three with an 8-0 shutout of Emmanuel College Tuesday.
The Mercer women’s basketball team has accepted an invitation to the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI) Tournament, announced on Monday evening.
Gardner played at UGA from 1982-1986.
Mercer’s Riley Carter and Kirsten Stevens have been named the Southern Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, the league announced Monday. The selections are made by the Southern Conference office.
For the fourth consecutive season, the Mercer men’s basketball team has secured a postseason berth as the Athletic Department announced the team has accepted an invitation to the College Basketball Invitational.
A pair of Brandon Purcell (Glennville) home runs in the final game of a three-game set keyed Georgia College baseball (9-12, 4-8 PBC) to a doubleheader sweep of Columbus State University (15-9, 4-8 PBC) 9-3 and 9-7 Sunday at John Kurtz Field.
The Tattnall Square Trojans are 10-0 after a 12-0 win Thursday.
The Georgia College baseball team is set to join Bobcats Against Hunger’s campaign Friday, March 13 during the Bobcats’ contest against Columbus State University at 4 p.m.
Mercer University sophomore Charlie Madden was named to the 2015 watch list for the Johnny Bench Award presented by Baseball Savings, as announced by The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission
The Houston County School Board voted to replace the grass field with turf. It will cost the district $810,000 to install the field turf.
The Mercer University baseball team struggled in its series opener with Florida A&M, dropping a 14-2 decision at Moore-Kittles Field on Tuesday afternoon.
Ryan Howard hit his second homer in two games, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Sunday.
Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Atlanta 91-83 on Saturday, cutting the Hawks' lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference playoff series.
Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon.
Lucas Duda hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that sent the New York Mets to their 10th consecutive victory Wednesday night, 3-2 over the Atlanta Braves.
Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory and a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night.
Catcher Kevin Plawecki made an impressive big league debut, contributing with his bat and glove as the banged-up New York Mets won their ninth straight game by beating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 Tuesday night.
Left-hander Ian Thomas has been recalled by the Atlanta from Triple-A Gwinnett.
Hawks center Al Horford says he's definitely playing Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets.
Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks has been chosen as NBA coach of the year.
Georgia Tech has scheduled a two-game series against Central Florida, which is led by former Yellow Jackets coach George O'Leary.
Hawks center Al Horford is not sure if he'll be able to play in Game 2 of the first-round playoff series against Brooklyn because of a dislocated finger.
Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program.
Kyle Korver scored 21 points, including five 3-pointers, and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the pesky Brooklyn Nets 99-92 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoff series Sunday night.
Jonny Gomes drove in four runs to back Shelby Miller, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-Sunday.
There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is recovering from surgery on his right leg, which he says was injured during his arrest by New York police last week.
The Atlanta Hawks spent the past month doing little more than warming up for the playoffs.
Even the most established Falcons players are scrambling to make a good first impression with new coach Dan Quinn.
Aaron Brooks scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls rallied from 18 down to beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-85 on Wednesday night in the regular-season finale.
Dan Haren gave up three hits in seven innings, Adeiny Hechavarria went 3 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday.
Giancarlo Stanton broke out of a slump with three hits and four RBIs, Dee Gordon and Ichiro Suzuki each scored two runs and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 8-2 on Tuesday night.
Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha blames New York City police for causing a "significant injury" that knocked him out for the season.
Alberto Callaspo hit a tiebreaking single in Atlanta's two-run fifth inning and the Braves held off Miami in the ninth inning to beat the Marlins 3-2 on Monday night in a game slowed by two rain delays.
The Braves have designated right-hander Juan Jaime for assignment and selected the contract of right-hander Sugar Ray Marimon from Triple-A Gwinnett.
John Wall had no trouble finding his rhythm after resting for two games, producing 24 points and nine assists Sunday night to lead the Washington Wizards to their highest win total in more than 30 years by beating a second-string group of Atlanta Hawks 108-99.
Joni Crenshaw, Andy Landers' top assistant the last three years, has been named to succeed him as the Georgia women's basketball coach.
Bartolo Colon helped himself with his first RBI in a decade, Daniel Murphy hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and the New York Mets beat Atlanta 4-3 Sunday, giving the Braves their first loss this season.
Coach Mark Richt says Georgia's quarterback competition "is still a race" after watching Brice Ramsey and Faton Bauta share time with the first-team offense in Georgia's G-Day spring game.
Mike Muscala scored 17 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-80 on Friday night to reach 60 wins for the first time in franchise history.
Pero Antic says he and Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha were not with Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland when Copeland was stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub.
Atlanta forward Thabo Sefolosha will miss the Hawks' final four regular-season games and the postseason because of a fractured right fibula and ligament damage suffered when he and teammate Pero Antic were arrested early Wednesday in New York.
New Falcons coach Dan Quinn did more than just say hello to his players in the first team meeting this week.
The Atlanta Braves are set to introduce their roster, including an all-new outfield, to their home fans.
Al Horford made the go-ahead basket on a dunk with 19 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 114-111 on Wednesday night to complete a season sweep.
A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer and five pitchers combined on a six-hitter Wednesday to help the Atlanta Braves complete a three-game sweep by beating the Miami Marlins 2-0.
The Atlanta Braves scored seven runs in the first inning off Mat Latos and beat the Miami Marlins for the second day in a row to start the season, 12-2 on Tuesday night.
The Atlanta Hawks set a single-season franchise high with their 58th victory, getting 16 points each from DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague in a 96-69 win Tuesday night over the Phoenix Suns.
Miami Marlins right-hander Mat Latos lasted only two-thirds of an inning in the shorting outing of his big career Tuesday and gave up seven runs to the Atlanta Braves.
Bubba Watson is still trying to comprehend that he's a two-time Masters champion.
Two Atlanta relievers combined to escape a bases-loaded, none-out jam in the seventh, and new closer Jason Grilli pitched a perfect ninth to help the Braves beat Miami 2-1 on opening day Monday.
The Miami Marlins' season opener against the Atlanta Braves has been halted because of rain — a first at 3-year-old Marlins Park, which has a retractable roof.
Tiger Woods arrived later than usual Monday for a Masters that is different from all the others he has played.
The Atlanta Braves have designated two-time All-Star Carlos Quinten for assignment, a day after getting him in a big trade with the San Diego Padres.
All-Star forward Paul Millsap of the Atlanta Hawks will miss at least the next two games with a right shoulder injury.
The Atlanta Braves get four players and a draft pick in return.
Alfredo Simon allowed one run over six innings for his best start of spring training in the Detroit Tigers' 4-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's competition committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.
Shelby Miller allowed one hit in six innings, solidifying a spot in Atlanta's rotation as the Braves lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 Sunday.
Kemba Walker scored 21 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat an Atlanta Hawks team missing all five starters, 115-100 on Saturday night.
The Georgia football team conducted its first scrimmage of the spring Saturday afternoon at Sanford Stadium.
Plenty has changed around the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division in the past few months.
Missouri has a head start in at least one respect as the Tigers aim for their third consecutive Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title.
Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.
Miami Marlins opening day starter Henderson Alvarez has been put on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
Kevin Streelman beat Camilo Villegas on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff Wednesday to win the Par 3 tournament at Augusta National.
It's John Wooden and Mike Krzyzewski.
Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
Police say Alabama player Jonathan Taylor, signed six months after Georgia dismissed him following his arrest in a girlfriend's assault, faces a new domestic violence charge.
Kevin Harvick is redefining dominance at NASCAR's highest level.
Ndamukong Suh is coming to Miami, where he and his new team will both try to end their playoff droughts.
Scott Barnes says this weekend promises to be the most unusual selection process of his five-year tenure on the NCAA Tournament committee.
Gordon scored his first ever pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday, setting a new record with a 194.679 mph lap.1.5-mile track.
The Southeastern Conference is moving up start times for a second straight day at its women's basketball tournament as a winter storm continues to bear down on central Arkansas.
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Peyton Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL.
Phoenix International Raceway will supplement its existing barrier system with packs of tires before NASCAR visits next weekend.
Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.
Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500.
Jeff Gordon is backing away from the possibility of running more races after this year.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the anniversary of his father's death Wednesday, saying it was not a day for mourning.
A person familiar with the process says troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon filed a grievance against the Browns, arguing he should not have been suspended for the 2014 finale.
A Delaware judge has ordered NASCAR driver Kurt Busch to stay away from his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll and not communicate with her.
Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the NBA All-Star Game record, and the Western Conference beat the East 163-158 on Sunday night.
Jeff Gordon will start from the pole in his final Daytona 500 of his career.
Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt has been appointed to the College Football Playoff selection committee.
Michael Jordan called North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith the most influential person in his life other than his parents.
On national signing day, there is a good chance Florida fans will be angry with Will Muschamp again.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh says the victory parade for the New England Patriots can't be pushed back again even though the city is still digging out from a snowstorm and the subway system is having weather-related service problems.
The New England Patriots are heading home after their 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl.
A super comeback gave the New England Patriots an NFL title that had eluded them for a decade.
After a couple of days of giving only scripted answers, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had his most extensive comments of Super Bowl week.
Tom Brady expects his cold to be gone in time for the Super Bowl.
A fire alarm sounded for the second time in three nights at the hotel where the New England Patriots are staying for the Super Bowl.
A study published in the journal Neurology says NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers.
Several thousand fans have gathered at City Hall Plaza in Boston to give the New England Patriots a raucous send-off to the Super Bowl.
The College Football Playoff says there is no interest in ESPN's suggestion to move next season's semifinals from New Year's Eve to Saturday, Jan. 2.
Kyle Busch is not getting involved in his older brother's personal issues, and expressed disappointment Monday that he has been mistaken for Kurt in coverage of assault allegations against the 2004 champion.
Jeff Gordon tells The Associated Press that he decided in the middle of last season that 2015 would be his last as a full-time NASCAR driver.
All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman still expects to play in the Super Bowl despite injuring his left elbow in the NFC championship game.
Tom Brady threw for three touchdowns and LeGarrette Blount ran in three more on Sunday to lead the New England Patriots into the Super Bowl with a 45-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
Russell Wilson hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 28-22 victory over Green Bay in the NFC championship game.
The Ohio State Buckeyes beat Oregon 42-20 in Monday's College Football Playoff Championship Game.
Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and the Indianapolis Colts upset Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 24-13 Sunday in the AFC playoffs.
From the high heat and humidity of August until the snow and bone-chilling winds of January, this has been the longest major-college season ever.
Green Bay rallied from an 8-point deficit as Aaron Rodgers threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Dallas 26-21 Sunday in an NFC divisional-round playoff.
This may be the final game with the Ducks for Marcus Mariota.
A former FBI director hired to look into how the NFL pursued evidence in the Ray Rice abuse case says the league should have investigated the incident more thoroughly before it initially punished the player.
Aaron Rodgers has returned to practice for the Green Bay Packers after sitting out with a left calf injury.
The College Football Playoff says it will help pay for the parents and guardians of Ohio State and Oregon players to travel to the national championship game in North Texas on Monday.
A federal appeals court has given the green light to a lawsuit by former NFL players against video game maker Electronic Arts over the use of their avatars in the company's Madden NFL series.
Rested from a bye week, the Green Bay Packers can finally devote their attention to preparing for the Dallas Cowboys in the next round of the playoffs.