Robert Mize of Columbus fired a final-round 3-under-par 67 to take the lead and the victory at the Georgia Amateur Championship.
Bill Shanks sits down with Bryan Way, the head football coach of the Warner Robins Demons.
Pairings for the 37th annual GCI Great Alaska Shootout were announced Thursday afternoon, with Mercer men’s basketball among the eight-team men’s field as revealed by the University of Alaska Anchorage.
The End Zone's Bill Shanks talks with Von Lassiter, the head football coach of the Houston County Bears.
The Mercer Bears are coming off a 10-2 season.
The FPD girls basketball program announced several changes on Thursday, July 10 in a team meeting, as Charley Chase announced his intention to step down and John Griffin was appointed as head coach.
The Georgia Amateur Championship begins Thursday at Idle Hour Country Club.
Bill Shanks talks with Westfield's head football coach Ronnie Jones about the Hornets' upcoming season.
A 10U softball team from Jones County will play in the Dixie Youth World Series in Tennessee later this month.
The End Zone host Bill Shanks sits down with Jessie Hicks, head coach of Central High School's football team.
On this season's first episode of Coaches' Corner, The End Zone host Bill Shanks talks with Taylor County's Chris Kirksey.
Mercer University’s Tyler Zielenske was named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards Placekicker Watch List, becoming one of 36 returning kickers from the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) to receive recognition.
19-year-old Karim Muhammad is a talented golfer who may not be where he is today if it weren't for the help of a Macon non-profit.
Former Mercer men’s golf coach Steve Bradley was introduced as the next head coach at South Florida in an announcement made by USF Director of Athletics Mark Harlan on Saturday.
WRALL West relied on a solid pitching performance Wednesday by Dylan Franks and knocked off Vine Ingle 12-0.
Vine Ingle beat Dudley 5-4 Tuesday in a District 5 elimination game at Warner Robins American Little League.
Mercer University athletics officials say the Bears have left the Macon-based Atlantic Sun Conference and the school is now a member of the Southern Conference.
WRALL West's 12U softball team beat WRALL East 10-2 Monday night in Warner Robins to claim the District 5 title.
WRALL West baseball beat Vine Ingle and WRALL West softball knocked off WRALL East.
Former Mercer men’s basketball standouts Langston Hall and Daniel Coursey have each agreed to terms with National Basketball Association teams to compete in the annual NBA Summer Leagues. Coursey has a verbal commitment with the Boston Celtics, while Hall will join up with the Miami Heat.
Dudley Little League beat Warner Robins East Friday night and Vine Ingle beat Macon.
Georgia College freshman Sol Baldassini, accounting major and Georgia College soccer player, received an invitation to try out for the Argentinian women’s national team in November 2013.
The Georgia College cross country program and head coach Joe Samprone have released the 2014 Bobcat Cross Country schedule, complete with two home events.
The logo for the Macon Mayhem was unveiled Wednesday, featuring the team's colors of red, white and blue and the team's mascot, "Mac" the Barbarian.
The Mercer basketball team has been nominated for a national award.
Macon-Bibb mayor Robert Reichert and the team's owners will unveil the team's logo Wednesday.
A 30-match slate including four non-conference tournaments and 16 Southern Conference contests make up the 2014 Mercer volleyball schedule as announced by head coach Damian Elder on Monday.
Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson is back in Hawkinsville this weekend for his foundation's third annual Sports Academy and Community Weekend.
Former Mercer baseball shortstop Michael Massi got a chance to continue his baseball career in the professional ranks when he signed a free agent contract with the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday evening.
Former Georgia College All-American pitcher and former member of the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations Michael Antonini (2006-2007) took home another honor this week as a member of the New Jersey Jackals of the independent Can Am League.
Reigning Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year Trey Rule added another impressive distinction to his resume on Thursday as the Eatonton, Ga. native was named a Division I PING All-America Honorable Mention by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
Carolina Panthers' defensive end Charles Johnson will be in Hawkinsville this weekend.
41NBC spoke with Mercer basketball coach Bob Hoffman Wednesday about his annual summer camps and his upcoming team.
Former Mercer baseball shortstop Michael Massi added more one award to his resume on Wednesday afternoon when he was named to the Rawlings/American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-South Region second team.
An eye-popping 12 games against top-100 RPI teams and two early season tournaments highlight the 2014 Mercer men’s soccer schedule as released by head coach Brad Ruzzo on Wednesday morning.
By a unanimous vote, the Macon-Bibb Commission voted Tuesday to bring minor league hockey back to middle Georgia.
After learning it had been selected to participate in the in the 2014 Preseason WNIT last month, the Mercer women’s basketball team found out it drew Mississippi State in the first round as tournament officials released opening round match-ups on Tuesday afternoon.
On the heels of one of the most successful athletic seasons in program history, the Mercer University athletics department also performed at a high level in the classroom.
Fresh off back-to-back trips to the NCAA Tournament, the Georgia College softball program and head coach Jamie Grodecki looks forward to hosting its first youth camp of the summer next week.
Fans filled Bearfoot Tavern Monday to watch the U.S. soccer team take on Ghana in World Cup action from Brazil.
Mercer University running back Payton Usher is one of 38 players named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards Running Back Watch List, as announced by the organization on Monday morning.
Kevin Dowdell, director of sales and marketing at the Macon Centreplex, is set to speak to commission Tuesday night about bringing hockey back to Macon.
The Georgia College soccer program and head coach Hope Clark looks forward to hosting its second week of summer youth camp next week.
Fresh off back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances, the Georgia College baseball team has eighteen players seeing action in collegiate summer leagues.
Middle Georgia State College Athletics would like to recognize the 11 Student-Athletes that made the President's List (3.8 or higher GPA) and the 10 athletes that made Dean's List (3.5 GPA or higher) for Spring 2014.
Following its most successful two-year run in program history, based on total wins, the Mercer women’s soccer program looks to continue its winning ways in the Southern Conference as it announced its 2014 schedule on Thursday afternoon.
Dexter Copeland is back at Twiggs County after four seasons in Milledgeville.
The Georgia College soccer program and head coach Hope Clark released the 2014 schedule Wednesday, with nine home matches on the 17-game slate.
Girls from all over middle Georgia are attending an individual basketball camp this week at Mercer University.
Georgia Southern head football coach Willie Fritz was in Warner Robins Tuesday.
Angel McCoughtry matched a season high with 33 points, Tiffany Hayes hit the clinching free throws with 29 seconds remaining and the Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky 81-79 in overtime Sunday for their fourth straight victory.
Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday.
The Atlanta Braves have suspended struggling second baseman Dan Uggla for one game.
Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.
Justin Ruggiano hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning Friday that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-4.
The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on forward John Salmons.
Aaron Harang allowed four hits in seven innings, and the Atlanta Braves used early offense against Bartolo Colon to beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Thursday night and avert a four-game sweep.
The Atlanta Hawks opened free agency by formally announcing the signing of swingman Thabo Sefolosha.
The New York Liberty have acquired Swin Cash from the Atlanta Dream in exchange for DeLisha Milton-Jones.
NEW YORK (AP) — David Wright ignited a tiebreaking rally in the seventh inning with a hustle double, Travis d'Arnaud gave Dillon Gee some cushion with a two-run drive later in the seventh and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.
Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings and also delivered a table-setting hit from the No. 8 spot in the batting order as the New York Mets tagged All-Star Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Tuesday night.
Angel McCoughtry scored 12 of her 22 points in the third quarter, Tiffany Hayes added 17 points and the Atlanta Dream beat the Connecticut Sun 83-71 on Tuesday night.
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez appears to have escaped a fine from Major League Baseball after saying a replay decision was one of the "worst" calls he'd ever seen.
Ruben Tejada singled home the winning run with two outs in the 11th inning, Curtis Granderson hit a tying homer in the eighth and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Monday night.
Michael Phelps takes another step in his comeback and Ryan Lochte gets to test out his surgically repaired knee during a special meet at the University of Georgia this week.
The Braves, finding new ways to create runs, have regained the lead in the NL East with their best two-week stretch of the season.
Chris Johnson hit a three-run double, Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Karima Christmas scored 18 points to lead the Indiana Fever to a 77-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday night.
Andrelton Simmons' two-run single in Atlanta's three-run fourth helped the streaking Braves beat Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Three errors by New York fueled Atlanta's comeback as the Braves scored four runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth straight win.
The Braves will lose power-hitting catcher Evan Gattis for at least two weeks after an MRI revealed a bulging thoracic disk.
A public memorial service will be held for former Auburn player Philip Lutzenkirchen in his high school football stadium.
Mets manager Terry Collins says there is "zero" thought of placing David Wright on the disabled list though the third baseman will remain in New York and miss the three-game series with the Braves.
Angel McCoughtry scored 12 of her 20 points in the second half and the Atlanta Dream overcame some sloppy play late to escape with a 76-68 victory over the Indiana Fever on Sunday night.
A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Toronto Raptors have agreed to trade John Salmons to the Atlanta Hawks for Brazilian center Lucas Nogueira and veteran guard Lou Williams.
B.J. Upton tripled and drove in two runs Sunday to lead the streaking Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Phillies and their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years.
Georgia state police say a former Auburn University tight end has died in a one-car crash in western Georgia.
Barb Moxness won the Judson Collegiate and Legends Pro-Am Challenge on Saturday, beating Alicia Dibos with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff in the Legends Tour event.
Justin Upton had two hits and three RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves were helped by two straight Ryan Howard errors in a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.
Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and drove in all four Atlanta runs to back Julio Teheran's strong pitching and lead the Braves over the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Friday night.
The Atlanta Hawks have selected Walter Tavares, a 7-foot-3, 265-pound center from Spain, with the 43rd overall pick in Thursday night's NBA draft.
Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points and Sancho Lyttle had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the Atlanta Dream held on for an 81-79 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Thursday night.
The Atlanta Hawks have selected Michigan State power forward Adreian Payne with the 15th overall pick of the NBA draft.
Matt Dominguez broke out of a slump with a three-run home run and rookie George Springer also homered to back up seven strong innings by Jarred Cosart in the Houston Astros' 6-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.
Justin Upton homered for the second straight game and drove in three runs, Alex Wood pitched seven sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros 4-0 on Wednesday night.
Notre Dame and Georgia will play in 2017 and 2019, marking the first regular-season meetings between the two schools.
Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton both homered Tuesday night to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros.
Atlanta brothers B.J. and Justin Upton have homered in the same game for the fourth time as teammates, tying a major league record.
Cappie Pondexter scored 23 points to help the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 85-78 on Sunday, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Tanner Roark won his fourth straight start, Denard Span had an RBI double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Sunday for a split of the four-game series between NL East rivals.
Doug Fister pitched eight shutout innings, and Anthony Rendon had three hits and two RBI for the Washington Nationals, who beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 victory on Saturday night.
The Atlanta Braves survived Craig Kimbrel's two-out blown save in the ninth inning by scoring twice in the 13th, topping the Washington Nationals 6-4 Friday night to flip-flop the standings atop the NL East.
Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points and had plenty of help as the Atlanta the Dream rolled to an 85-62 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
The Atlanta Braves have placed Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list after the right-hander broke a bone in his elbow.
Former Louisville guard Kevin Ware has been cleared by the NCAA to play immediately for Georgia State after transferring to the school this spring for family reasons.
Gavin Floyd, recently returned from Tommy John surgery, pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night before leaving with an elbow injury, the latest setback for an injury-riddled Atlanta Braves' rotation and one that tempered a 3-0 victory over the Washington Nationals.
Atlanta Braves right-hander Gavin Floyd left Thursday night's game against the Washington Nationals with an apparent elbow injury.
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan hasn't enjoyed the offseason too much.
The Atlanta Falcons have waived No. 2 quarterback Dominique Davis less than 24 hours after trading for T.J. Yates.
The Atlanta Falcons have acquired reserve quarterback T.J. Yates in a trade that sends linebacker Akeem Dent to the Houston Texans.
Police say Alabama defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
There's plenty of issues to discuss in the Southeastern Conference.
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has been cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana in Georgia.
The new College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta will open on Aug. 23.
Hundreds of fans and several dozen Auburn coaches and teammates attended Philip Lutzenkirchen's public memorial service, nearly filling the bleachers on one side of his high school stadium.
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.
Missouri's football team, the Tennessee men's basketball team, Georgia's equestrian team and the league's women's golf coaches have received the Southeastern Conference's annual sportsmanship awards.
Standout tight end Dallas Clark retired from the NFL after 11 seasons on Wednesday.
Auburn University officials say an eagle that once soared over home football games has died at age 34.
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.
Jerick McKinnon was the last of Minnesota's 10 draft picks to sign 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.
The Los Angeles Angels have placed right-hander Fernando Salas on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder.
Jimmie Johnson has finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
A Texas funeral home director says former Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans running back Rodney Thomas has died at age 41.
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.
Fuel company Sunoco will be the presenting sponsor of the rookie of the year award at the Indianapolis 500, its latest step in a longstanding relationship with the race.
Family members of late Sprint Cup champion Alan Kulwicki have begun a driver development program they hope to have running next season.
While awaiting medical clearance to resume driving after a concussion, James Hinchcliffe's thoughts of competing in the Indianapolis 500 went from apprehension to appreciation.
Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are injecting a dose of Hollywood star power to Pocono Raceway.
Kurt Busch's attempt to complete "the double" may have gotten tougher.
Sam Hornish Jr. beat Ryan Blaney off a restart with 21 laps to go and hung on to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Sunday at Iowa Speedway.
Juan Pablo Montoya had the fastest four-lap average among drivers ineligible to win the Indianapolis 500 pole and will start 10th.
Stewart-Haas Racing named Parker Kligerman as the backup driver for Kurt Busch during the NASCAR All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600.
Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant has won his first NBA MVP award.
NASCAR has reached a seven-year contract extension with Camping World to remain the title sponsor of the Truck Series through 2022.
Pippa Mann will run the Indianapolis 500 this month in conjunction with the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization.
IndyCar drivers are excited about the new road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.