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Brenau University names Nathan Rhoads as new swimming coach

Nathan Rhoads took the job as swimming coach at Brenau University on Aug. 3, which the school made official in a press release Thursday.

August 15, 2015 | Times sports reports | Local colleges

University of North Georgia secures Division II softball national championship

OKLAHOMA CITY - The University of North Georgia softball team used timely hitting, combined with a strong performance in the circle by NFCA National Pitcher of the Year Courtney Poole, to win the school's first-ever national championship with a 5-0 victory over Dixie State on Monday in the NCAA Division II softball national title game.

May 25, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local colleges

North Georgia softball team tops Georgia College 2-0, advances to D-II College World Series

University of North Georgia junior ace Courtney Poole tossed a three-hit shutout and sophomore catcher Jessica Finch provided the game-winning two-run single in the first inning to help beat No. 8 Georgia College, 2-0 in the Division II Southeast Super Regional on Saturday in Dahlonega. With the win, the Nighthawks (49-7) advance to its fourth Division II College World Series.

May 16, 2015 | Times sports reports | Local colleges

Burns' walk-off grand slam earns 9-5 Super Regional win for North Georgia softball

Tiffanie Burns hit a walk-off grand slam over the left field wall as the University of North Georgia Nighthawks earned a 9-5 win over No. 2 seed Georgia College in 12 innings.

May 15, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local colleges

Jim Peeples named new Piedmont College AD

Piedmont College head baseball coach Jim Peeples has been named the new athletic director at the college, taking over from John Dzik, who announced in January that he would retire June 30 after 10 years in the AD position.

April 02, 2015 | Times sports reports | Local colleges

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter broke cast in fall, must get new one

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Georgia State coach Ron Hunter doesn't mind getting a new cast. But don't even think about swapping out his chair.

March 20, 2015 | Associated Press | Local colleges

Injury thrusts Georgia State coach into NCAA spotlight

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Getting around on a torn Achilles tendon is just part of the challenge coach Ron Hunter faces in leading Georgia State against Baylor in the NCAA Tournament.

March 18, 2015 | By Fred Goodall Associated Press | Local colleges

After 6 years, Mercer’s Gallon finally earns NCAA tourney berth

FORT MYERS, Fla. - After four years of college, Mercer forward Jakob

March 10, 2014 | Associated Press | Local colleges

Army hires Georgia Southern's Monken as head football coach

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Desperate to snap its long losing streak against its archrival, Army has hired former Navy assistant Jeff Monken as its 37th football coach.

December 24, 2013 | Associated Press | Local colleges

Brenau volleyball to hold breast cancer awareness fundraiser

Brenau University's volleyball team is holding their annual Dig Pink fundraiser night in support of Breast Cancer Awareness as they face Emmanuel College at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15 in Gainesville.

October 07, 2013 | From staff reports | Local colleges

Young Georgia State heads into full-time FBS competition

ATLANTA - Georgia State is making a bold move to the Sun Belt Conference and the Football Bowl Subdivision.

August 16, 2013 | Charles Odum Associated Press | Local colleges

Young Harris outfielder Bricknell named to ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division II All-America First Team

Young Harris College outfielder Zach Bricknell has been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division II All-America First Team.

May 29, 2013 | From staff reports | Local colleges

North Georgia wins three annual Peach Belt Conference awards

The University of North Georgia athletic department brought home three awards from the Peach Belt Conference on Tuesday night at the annual awards dinner.

May 29, 2013 | From staff reports | Local colleges

North Hall grad Wright named All-Tournament in NCCAA World Series

Josh Wright, a North Hall High graduate and a senior pitcher at Emmanuel College, was recently named to the NCCAA World Series All-Tournament team.

May 18, 2013 | From staff reports | Local colleges

Brenau loses in NAIA tennis quarterfinals

The Brenau University tennis team fell 5-4 to Lindsey Wilson in a back-and-forth match in the quarterfinals of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championship tournament on Thursday in Mobile, Ala.

May 17, 2013 | From staff reports | Local colleges

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College Roundup: Local area graduates make Brenau JV softball team

Former East Hall student Chelsea Dale, along with Flowery Branch graduate Elizabeth Kimbrell and North Hall graduate Kaitlin Edwards, will play for the new Brenau ...

August 24, 2015 | Times sports reports | Local colleges


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