FLOWERY BRANCH - For Erika Rucker, the challenge lies ahead.
Ty McCormack is the kind of guy who doesn't dwell too long on his accomplishments. After a successful sophomore cross country season at Clemson University, the North Hall High graduate is already thinking ahead to the list of many goals he'd like to meet during the spring indoor and outdoor track and field seasons with the Tigers.
Chase Burnette and his younger brother Jake are busy climbing the ladder to becoming major league baseball players.
FARGO, N.D. - Wide receiver Warren Holloway scored twice to help North Dakota State defeat Georgia Southern 35-7 Saturday in a Football Championship Subdivision semifinal.
FARGO, N.D. - Dale Lennon built his career around stopping the option and he says North Dakota State will have a tough task this weekend in its playoff game against Georgia Southern, led by Flowery Branch grad Jaybo Shaw at quarterback and Buford grad Dominique Swope at running back.
STATESBORO - Quarterback Jaybo Shaw ran for two touchdowns and threw for another Saturday to lead Georgia Southern to a 35-23 win over Maine in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
MACON - Only two days after setting her career high in scoring, Jasmine Hassell again took the lead with 16 points to lead No. 14 Georgia to an 80-43 win over Mercer on Tuesday night.
STATESBORO - Dominique Swope, a Buford grad, ran for two touchdowns and 255 yards in a game dominated by both offenses as Georgia Southern held on to beat Old Dominion 55-48 Saturday in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
The lights will stay on Friday night at City Park Stadium.
LAS VEGAS - Freshmen Erika Ford and Krista Donald made a smooth transition into Georgia's starting lineup.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Connor Shaw threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead No. 14 South Carolina to a 10-win season for the first time in 27 years and its third straight victory over No. 18 Clemson, 34-13 on Saturday night.
LAS VEGAS - Georgetown accomplished two firsts Saturday with its 64-56 upset of No. 10 Georgia.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kentavious Caldwell-Pope came to Georgia with a reputation for being a prolific scorer.
The Georgia High School Association executive committee meets today in Thomaston to finalize news classifications around the state.
HOMESTEAD, FLA. - Tony Stewart insisted he wasn't a title contender when NASCAR's championship race began.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A giant, indeed.
Ghosts, ghouls and goblins across the South - they're huge SEC fans - know Halloween in the nation's finest conference means one thing: the All Hallow's Eve edition of SEC Banter.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yordano Ventura found his own way to honor his close friend Oscar Taveras on Tuesday night, pitching the Kansas City Royals past the San Francisco Giants in Game 6 of the World Series.
GRAPEVINE, Texas - The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken - and it likes the SEC.
SAN FRANCISCO - With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats.
SAN FRANCISCO - Down three runs and in danger of getting pushed to the World Series brink, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants raised up some Panda-monium.
Matt Breida ran for 201 yards and four touchdowns, including a 75-yarder on the opening play of the second half, leading Georgia Southern to a 69-31 win over Georgia State on Saturday.
ATLANTA - The state of Georgia's two GSUs - Georgia State and Georgia Southern - will play for the first time as new Sun Belt Conference rivals on Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.
Let the naysayers beware.
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The Lake Lanier Junior Crew's rowing team earned multiple medals at Clemson University's Tail of the Tiger Regatta.
Pass the crow. I'm ready to eat.