After one semester at the University of Alabama, Blake Sims has grown as a football player, but more importantly, he's grown as a man.
Laura Simmons, a graduate of Johnson High and current senior on the Piedmont College women's basketball team, has been named the Great South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week, announced on Dec. 23.
Ogden, Utah was a little slice of Heaven for Ralston Cash this fall.
It's safe to say Ty McCormack ended his cross country career at North Hall High on a bitter note. The same can't be said about how he started his career at Clemson University.
If he had his way, Jaybo Shaw would probably not be home for the holidays.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - DeSean Jackson scored on a 65-yard punt return on the final play of the game and the Philadelphia Eagles scored 28 points in the final 7:28 to stun the New York Giants 38-31 Sunday and take over first place in the NFC East. With the Philadelphia win, the Atlanta Falcons secured a playoff berth in the NFC.
Donovan McNabb to second-string. Then to third-string. Then no guarantee that he'll be back next season.
Gainesville resident Mike McWhorter is a diehard baseball fan and collects memorabilia whenever he gets the chance. Nearly 20 years ago, a friend of his sister, who worked at the Astrodome in Houston, came across a vintage Astros jersey while the dome was undergoing renovations.
CLEVELAND - Bob Feller, the Iowa farm boy whose powerful right arm earned him the nickname "Rapid Robert" and made him one of baseball's greatest pitchers during a Hall of Fame career with the Cleveland Indians, has died. He was 92.
NEW YORK - Cliff Lee is returning to the Philadelphia Phillies, the team that traded him nearly one year ago.
This week is big for local high school basketball programs as they tune up for the upcoming Lanierland tournament. Chestatee, Johnson and West Hall will out play out-of-county matchups before the Hall County-based Lanierland begins on Dec. 20.
NEW YORK - Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy - as if there was any doubt.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp has left the Longhorns to take over at Florida.
ATLANTA - Derrick Alexander rushed for 131 yards and scored a touchdown for Sandy Creek, but the Patriot defense was ultimately responsible for the Fayette County school's second straight state title.
ATLANTA - Clinch County's performance on Saturday wasn't perfect, but the Panthers finished off a perfect season.
College football fans have entered one of those dreaded "down times" on the annual calendar.
Joey Logano continues his climb up the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ladder. His victory in the Daytona 500 on Sunday was the latest proof.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to reward Roger Penske for catapulting him into one of NASCAR's top stars.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kurt Busch has lost his appeal to be reinstated for the season-opening Daytona 500.
Another NASCAR regular season is almost upon us. For the third time in four years, somebody other than Jimmie Johnson is the defending champion.
When Dawsonville's Charity Witt decided to try her hand at competitive powerlifting, it came at the urging of her boyfriend, powerlifter and Georgia's Strongest Man winner Landon Jameson, as well as a personal desire to get stronger.
Roquan Smith never wanted to be a trailblazer, a revolutionary. He never set out to be the next Curt Flood, challenging college football's version of baseball's reserve clause.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kenseth, coming off a winless 2014 season, has opened the new year with a victory.
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