Darious Moten scored 21 points on 8 of 11 shooting from the field to lead Mercer to a 75-72 victory over Chattanooga in overtime Thursday night.
The Georgia College men’s basketball team (9-11, 3-8 PBC) completed an epic comeback with a 53-50 win at Young Harris College (5-12, 2-9 PBC) Wednesday night. Terrell Harris (Indiantown, Florida) and Larrentis Thomas (McDonough) each scored 13 points in the win.
The Georgia College women’s basketball team (9-9, 5-6 PBC) evened its record and picked up a second-straight victory Wednesday, Jan. 28, against Young Harris College (8-10, 5-6 PBC). Shanteona Keys (Roswell) had her best night of the season with 30 points, leading the Bobcats to a 62-48 road win.
Three players on the Georgia College baseball team were named to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Preseason All-PBC Team. The players named were seniors Clay Ardeeser (Loganville) and Steve Hazel (Kentwood, Michigan), as well as sophomore Jake Sandlin (Evans).
A back and forth battle went the Chargers' way Tuesday in Fort Valley.
The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) recently released its preseason coaches poll and Georgia College softball is slotted third. The Bobcats and head coach Jamie Grodecki are coming off their second NCAA Tournament appearance in a row.
Kahlia Lawrence notched her third-straight career-high game with 22 points, while Precious Bridges scored 23, as the Mercer women’s basketball team lost a heartbreaker to ETSU on Monday night at Hawkins Arena.
Chase Elliott had a flat tire with a hundred laps to go but fought his way back through the pack to win Sunday's Super Late Model Race at Watermelon Capital Speedway. John Hunter Nemecheck won the Pro Late Model race.
The Knights are making waves in their first year in the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) and have moved to 5-4 and the 5th spot in the standings after a win over Brewton Parker (4-5) on Thursday night.
James Sinclair scored 19 points to lead Western Carolina to a 60-52 comeback win over Mercer on Thursday night.
The Knights women defeated Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) member and their closest rival geographically on Thursday, defeating Brewton Parker College 59-33.
Georgia College will host a Baldwin County Scouts Day for its basketball double-header Saturday, Jan. 24 for members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America.
The Southern Conference released its preseason men’s lacrosse coaches poll results on Thursday, with the Mercer men’s lacrosse team taking fifth in predicted order of finish. Senior midfielder Tim Geran was also tabbed as one of 12 Preseason All-Conference selections, based on polling.
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their unrivaled family show to the Centennial Center at Georgia College in Milledgeville.
Pitcher Alex Wood says he's ready to start building relationships with his new teammates.
Kahlia Lawrence scored a career-high 21 points to lead a trio of double-digit scorers, as the Mercer women’s basketball team fell, 58-55, to Furman on Monday night.
The 2015 Braves Country Caravan starts Tuesday in Houston County.
Down as many as 15 in the second half Monday in the Centennial Center, the Georgia College men’s basketball team (8-10, 2-7 PBC) forged a comeback to force overtime, eventually losing to Flagler College (8-8, 3-6 PBC) 81-78 in the extra frame.
The Georgia College women’s basketball (7-9, 3-6 PBC) took a tough loss from Flagler College (4-11, 2-7 PBC) Monday in the Centennial Center, 60-53.
Ike Nwamu scored 17 of his 22 points in the first half when Mercer built a double-figure lead it wouldn't surrender in an 80-56 victory over Samford on Saturday.
A fadeaway jumper with 0.2 seconds left defeated Georgia College men’s basketball (8-9, 2-6 PBC) in a 79-77 barnburner Saturday at Armstrong State University (5-9, 3-5 PBC).
Freshmen Kahlia Lawrence and Alex Williams both notched double-doubles to lead the Mercer women’s basketball team to an overwhelming 80-51 victory against Wofford on Saturday afternoon at Hawkins Arena.
Despite putting four in double-figure scoring, the Georgia College women’s basketball team (7-8, 3-5 PBC) couldn’t get past Armstrong State University (8-7, 6-2 PBC) on the road, falling 76-71.
Georgia College senior first baseman Clay Ardeeser was named 2014 Georgia Dugout Club Division II Player of the Year, the organization announced recently.
Darious Moten scored 16 points, T.J. Hallice added 13 and Ike Nwamu 12 as Mercer beat Furman 67-64 on Thursday night.
The Georgia College men’s basketball team (8-8, 2-5 PBC) came up short in a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) West Divisional matchup with Clayton State University (11-4, 4-3 PBC) 69-55 in the Centennial Center Wednesday night.
The Georgia College women’s basketball squad (7-7, 3-4 PBC) fell victim to an aggressive Clayton State University (11-5, 5-2 PBC) in a 75-71 loss Wednesday in the Centennial Center.
The Houston County school board voted Tuesday to approve the hiring of Carl Dixon as Perry's new head football coach and athletic director.
The Georgia College men’s basketball team (8-7, 2-4 PBC) fell victim to an outstanding run of three-point shooting from Columbus State University (11-2, 5-1 PBC) in a 91-90 loss in the Centennial Center Saturday.
Phillip Leonard scored 13 points, grabbed five rebounds and had eight assists to help Mercer beat The Citadel 74-51 on Saturday.
Jalen Riley scored 22 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer early in the second half, and East Tennessee State hung on for a 71-70 win over Mercer on Thursday night.
The Georgia College baseball team was listed No. 26 in the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Division II Preseason Poll, the organization announced recently.
Three drivers top the list of early entries for the annual event at Watermelon Capital Speedway.
A 21-point performance from Dwight Anderson (Minneapolis, Minnesota) and another Larrentis Thomas (McDonough, Georgia) double-double weren’t enough, as the Georgia College men’s basketball team (8-6, 2-3 PBC) fell at 2014 NCAA Regional Finalist University of Montevallo (9-6, 5-0 PBC) 87-74 Wednesday.
Four key players are back after the Hurricanes went to the state quarterfinals last season.
Precious Bridges has been named the Southern Conference December Player of the Month for women’s basketball.
The Wilkinson County boys basketball team scored its first region win Tuesday at Tattnall Square.
The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) will host its 2015 Team Dual Wrestling Championships at the Macon Centreplex, January 15-17.
Precious Bridges has been named the Southern Conference player of the week, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.
Tattnall Square Academy's boys basketball team is off to an 11-1 start under coach Jarvis Smith, who took over the team before the season.
Phillip Leonard and Darious Moten combined to score 42 points as Mercer won its third straight game to open the Southern Conference season on an 85-75 win over VMI Monday night.
A lineup that's yet to be determined will sign autographs at the Academy Sports and Outdoors store on Watson Boulevard January 20.
Organizers say the championship event was a success.
The Mercer men’s basketball team goes for its best start to conference play in more than a decade on Monday, challenging VMI in a 7 p.m. tipoff at Cameron Hall.
The Georgia College men’s basketball team (7-5, 1-2 PBC) took one of the better squads in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) to the limit Saturday, falling at the University of North Georgia (9-1, 3-0 PBC) 87-81 in overtime.
Ike Nwamu scored 15 points and Darious Moten had 14 to help Mercer beat UNC-Greensboro 76-55 on Saturday.
Tattnall Square Academy's boys basketball team is now 8-0 after a blowout win Monday in the school's annual Christmas Tournament.
The Mercer men’s basketball team scored the first 10 points, built a 17-point first half lead and were never truly threatened in a wire-to-wire 67-46 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Friday at Hawkins Arena. Junior Ike Nwamu booked his fifth 20-plus point performance of the year, leading all scorers with 22.
Bishop Frank Ray passed away Monday, that is according to Macon-Bibb Commissioner Al Tillman.
State championship game scores.
The Atlanta Hawks overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games by beating the Trail Blazers 105-99 on Friday night.
The Braves have traded right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for minor-league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd.
Jelani Hewitt scored 17 points on the strength of five 3-pointers and Trent Wiedeman added 16 points and Georgia Southern cruised to an 83-46 victory over Appalachian State on Thursday night.
Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague have been picked as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.
Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon when the four-time NASCAR champion retires at the end of this season.
Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 24 points and Georgia Tech earned its first Atlantic Coast Conference victory of the season by upsetting No. 23 Miami 70-50 on Wednesday night.
Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $6 million, four-year contract
Shacobia Barbee, No. 21 Georgia's leading scorer, will miss the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair a broken bone in her lower right leg.
Nemanja Djurisic scored 15 points, Marcus Thornton added 14 and Georgia stretched its Southeastern Conference winning streak to five in a row with a 70-62 victory over Vanderbilt on Tuesday night.
Once the proud home of Final Four teams, Georgia Tech has become the ACC's punching bag.
Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, extending the Hawks' franchise record with their 16th straight win.
Olivier Hanlan scored 25 points, including a go-ahead basket with 1:10 remaining, and Boston College held off Georgia Tech 64-62 on Sunday for its first ACC win.
J.J. Frazier sank all seven of his 3-pointers and finished with a career high 37 points on 12-for-14 shooting to lead Georgia to a 72-66 win over Mississippi State on Saturday.
Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Jeff Teague added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks eclipsed the franchise record with their 15th straight victory, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-93 on Friday night.
The Atlanta Braves and outfielder Jonny Gomes have agreed to a one-year contract with a vesting option.
Malcolm Brogdon scored 13 points and No. 2 Virginia ran its home winning streak to 21 games with a 57-28 victory against Georgia Tech on Thursday night.
Infielder Kelly Johnson and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league contract.
DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense, Kyle Korver dunked for the first time in more than two years, and the Atlanta Hawks tied a franchise record with their 14th straight victory, routing the Indiana Pacers 110-91 on Wednesday night.
University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt will receive a contract extension and raise.
Marcus Thornton scored 16 points and came up with a huge steal late in the game, helping Georgia rally for its third straight Southeastern Conference win with a 69-64 triumph over Mississippi on Tuesday night.
Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn's second interview with the Falcons appears to have strengthened his chances of becoming Atlanta's next coach.
The Atlanta Hawks won their 13th straight game, one shy of tying the team record, as Mike Scott and Paul Millsap each scored 20 points Monday in a 93-82 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
Seattle's NFC championship game win isn't stopping the Atlanta Falcons from talking with Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.
Shacobia Barbee scored 14 points with 11 rebounds and No. 18 Georgia held off Vanderbilt 64-53 on Sunday.
Week 3 marked the half-way point of the six-week Winter Flurry racing series at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Jan. 17, as points races begin to tighten and take shape.
Kyle Korver made a season-high seven 3-pointers on his way to 24 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Chicago Bulls 107-99 Saturday night for their 12th straight victory.
Kelton Ford made 6 of 9 from long range for a career-high 26 points as Troy held on to upset Georgia Southern 75-71 in Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday night.
Jamel Artis and Cameron Wright led all scorers with 20 points apiece and Michael Young added 16 as Pittsburgh beat Georgia Tech 70-65 Saturday.
Marcus Thornton and Kenny Gaines scored 16 points apiece and Georgia, which never trailed, beat Florida 73-61 on Saturday to end the Gators' streak of 24 straight wins in the Southeastern Conference.
Al Horford scored 22 points, Paul Millsap had 16 and the Atlanta Hawks extended their winning streak to 11 games, beating the Toronto Raptors 110-89 on Friday night.
Mike Hughes scored 18 points, a career high for the freshman, Jelanie Hewitt added 17 and Georgia Southern knocked off the last unbeaten Sun Belt Conference team, Louisiana-Lafayette, 76-70 on Thursday night.
Ole Miss outscored No. 18 Georgia 8-0 over the final 2:13 to secure a 55-52 victory over the Lady Bulldogs here Thursday night.
The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year contract with left-handed reliever James Russell for $2,425,000.
The Atlanta Braves are clearly rebuilding.
The Atlanta Falcons' coach search could become a waiting game if their top candidate is Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.
Kenny Gaines scored 17 points, and the Georgia Bulldogs hit nine of their final 10 free throws Wednesday night in holding off Vanderbilt 70-67 for their first Southeastern Conference win this season.
DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 22 points to help the Atlana Hawks win their 10th straight game, 105-91 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
Jerian Grant scored 12 points, Steve Vasturia added 11 points and No. 12 Notre Dame beat Georgia Tech 62-59 on Wednesday night.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants the Hawks to stay put, and he's confident any new owner would keep them in Atlanta.
Al Horford had his first career triple-double, scoring 21 points with 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Atlanta Hawks to their ninth straight win, 105-87 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night.
Georgia freshman forward Yante Maten was hit by a car and will miss Wednesday night's game at Vanderbilt because of a concussion.
The Atlanta Falcons' coach search will enter a new phase on Wednesday when they have their second interview with Arizona defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.
Left-hander Wandy Rodriguez and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league contract.
Georgia coach Mark Richt has given promotions to assistants Tracy Rocker and Bryan McClendon.
With Rex Ryan no longer an option, three defensive coordinators, including Arizona's Todd Bowles, may lead the Atlanta Falcons' coach search.
Kyle Korver scored 19 points and DeMarre Carroll added 16 to help the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks win their eighth straight game, 120-89 over the Washington Wizards on Sunday.
Tim Quarterman scored a career-high 27 points as LSU came away with an 87-84 double-overtime victory Saturday against Georgia.
Georgia has hired Rob Sale of McNeese State as its offensive line coach.
Al Horford had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks withstood a spirited Detroit rally Friday night, holding on for a 106-103 victory to extend their winning streak to seven games and snap the Pistons' run at seven.
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.
A police report says Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings told an officer that he was running late for a parent-teacher conference when he was stopped for driving 99 mph on a metro Atlanta freeway.
The new playoff era is drawing lots of college football fans to bowl game broadcasts. But it isn't necessarily drawing more fans to stadium seats.
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.
A newspaper reports the owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles County, boosting the chances that pro football could return to the region.
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is transferring to Louisiana Tech for his final year of college eligibility.
Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Terrance Williams, the second for the lead late in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Cowboys rallied for a 24-20 wild-card win over Detroit on Sunday in their first playoff game in five years.
Andrew Luck threw for 376 yards and one touchdown, Daniel "Boom" Herron ran for another score and Indianapolis dominated the second half to beat Cincinnati 26-10 in the AFC wild-card round Sunday.
Stuart Scott, the longtime "SportsCenter" anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, has died at age 49.
If Jameis Winston heads to the NFL as everybody expects, the Florida State quarterback will remember the Rose Bowl as the site of his greatest achievement and his most disappointing day.
Marcus Murphy ran for 159 yards, Russell Hansbrough added 114 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Missouri beat Minnesota 33-17 on Thursday in the Citrus Bowl.
Troy Brouwer scored a power-play goal with 12.9 seconds remaining Thursday, giving the Washington Capitals a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in the seventh Winter Classic.
Melvin Gordon rushed for an Outback Bowl-record 251 and three touchdowns and Rafael Gaglianone kicked a 25-yard field goal in overtime to give No. 17 Wisconsin a 34-31 victory over No. 19 Auburn.
Jay Ajayi ran for 134 yards and three touchdowns and No. 21 Boise State made a late defensive stand to hold off No. 12 Arizona 38-30 in the Fiesta Bowl on Wednesday.
When Urban Meyer got back into coaching at Ohio State, he made it clear what kind of program he wanted to build.
Notre Dame has won the Music City Bowl in Nashville, beating No. 22 LSU 31-28 on Kyle Brindza's 32-yard field goal as time expired.
Nick Saban says he not interested in returning to the NFL.
LeBron James is missing the Cavaliers' game at the Atlanta Hawks with a sore left knee.
Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh can play in Detroit's playoff game after his one-game NFL suspension was reduced to a $70,000 fine.
Cole Stoudt threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and 18th-ranked Clemson routed Oklahoma 40-6 in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Monday.
No. 19 Auburn's leading receiver, D'haquille Williams, is suspended for the Outback Bowl.
Coach Chuck Pagano says he expects most of the Colts' injured players to be back on the practice field this week.
Cam Newton threw for one touchdown and ran for another, and the Carolina Panthers defeated the Cleveland Browns 17-13 on Sunday to take over sole possession of first place in the NFC South.
Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say seven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he's awaiting final clearance from team physicians before officially naming Cam Newton the starter for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
A sixth man has pleaded guilty to playing a key role in illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss has been fined $22,050 by the NFL for language deemed "abusive and insulting" directed at game officials.
The first College Football Playoff will feature Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State. Baylor and TCU were the first teams left out.
Joe Gibbs Racing is shuffling its crew chief lineup as it expands to a new fourth team to accommodate addition Carl Edwards.
Kevin Harvick has claimed his first career Sprint Cup championship with a win in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the final round of NASCAR's playoffs, while Jeff Gordon was knocked out when Ryan Newman completed a last-lap pass.