ATLANTA - Georgia will open the NCAA tournament in a familiar SEC arena and Georgia Tech will travel to Columbus, Ohio, for first-round games this weekend.
The tournament's official name, and what's engraved on the trophy, is the Royal Lakes Invitational, but area high schoolgolf teams refer to it as the Hall County championships.
Ohio State, Kansas, Pittsburgh and defending champion Duke have been awarded the top seeds in this year's NCAA tournament, an expanded version of March Madness that will include 68 teams.
Carl Edwards believed he should have opened the season with two wins, and the disappointment of missing Victory Lane carried with him into Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Dawsonville native Mattie Brogdon has been named a competitor in the NCAA Rifle Championship to be held March 11-12 in Columbus.
Hendrick Motorsports has signed 15-year old Chase Elliott to a multi-year driver agreement.
ATLANTA - A Thursday night season opener, games against two 2010 playoff teams and two trips to Texas highlight Georgia State's 2011 football schedule, announced Wednesday by the school.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Aaron Rodgers has turned the Green Bay Packers into Super Bowl champions once again.
STATESBORO - Jeff Monken has added four running backs, including two from Buford High School, among his 25 signees for Georgia Southern.
ATLANTA - Georgia State, which had no scholarship seniors on its inaugural 2010 team, has added eight signees.
Jamarco Warren, a Gainesville High graduate and current member of the Charleston Southern University men's basketball team, moved into ninth place in Big South Conference history for most career points on Jan. 22.
Get ready for a hair-raisin' Super Bowl in Big D.
The Georgia State University football team will face its second Football Bowl Subdivision opponent next fall as the Panthers play at Houston, Director of Athletics Cheryl L. Levick and head football coach Bill Curry announced Wednesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR is considering scrapping the points system it has used since 1975 in favor of a simpler method that awards points per finishing position, The Associated Press has learned.
NEWTON, Iowa - Chase Elliott is in the midst of one of the best rookie seasons in NASCAR Nationwide series history.
It's never too late to set a world record.
WOODLANDS, Texas - Gainesville golfer Spencer Ralston lost his match in the round of 64 by one hole at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Wednesday.
WOODLANDS, Texas - Gainesville's Spencer Ralston has qualified for the round of 64 match play in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Club at Carlton Woods (Nicklaus Course).
The University of North Georgia plans to install turf on sports fields on the Dahlonega Campus, allowing the facilities to be used for both athletics and intramural sports.
Rory McIlroy's come a long way in the past three months.
Morgan Nix shot a blistering 5-under par 67 in the final round of the 2014 Gainesville City Championship on Sunday at Chattahoochee Golf Course to finish the tournament with a 7-stroke victory.
JOLIET, Ill. - Chase Elliott is proving to be a quick study. A few questions for his teammates and a couple practice laps, and he was ready to roll in his first race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The second round of the 2014 Gainesville City Championship was completed on Saturday at Chattahoochee Golf Club. The second round was scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m., but the start was delayed until 1:30 p.m. due to heavy rains.
It was a good day for members of the Georgia IronDawgs Powerlifting team Saturday at the 2014 edition of the Georgia Games in Gainesville. The IronDawgs came away with a number of gold medals as well as some of the best performances of the day in the meet held at their home gym, the Iron Beast.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy looks as if he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.
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