Rhodes College pitcher and West Hall High alum Hunter Chandler has been awarded a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The Capital One All-American posted a 5-2 record with a 1.48 ERA, while walking only 13 batters during the 2011 season. Chandler was named to the SCAC All-Tournament team for his performance in a 21-inning win over Olgethorpe University. He pitched 10 2/3 innings in relief and only allowed 1 earned run in the longest game in Division III history.
For the third consecutive year the North Georgia Softball coaching staff has been named the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Staff of the Year. The Saints were led by head coach Mike Davenport who was named Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year for the third straight year. North Georgia finished the year with a school record 53 wins and have been ranked in the nation's top five for an unprecedented 30 consecutive weeks.
Tommy West couldn't imagine a better position for himself than his current job as the defensive coordinator at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. There, he is a three-hour drive from his parents, Jim and Carol, and also a brother, Tim, in his hometown of Gainesville.
North Georgia College & State University softball coach Mike Davenport has always stressed for his program not to chase trophies, even though the Lady Saints have collected quite a collection of hardware the past four seasons since becoming postseason eligible as an NCAA program.
SALEM, Va - The North Georgia College & State University softball team saw their season come to an end on Saturday evening, as Saginaw Valley State rallied late to come away with a 7-1 victory over the Saints in the third round of the NCAA Division II National Championships at the Moyer Sports Complex in Salem, Va.
SALEM, VA - Top-ranked Alabama-Huntsville left no room for doubt Friday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Division II National Championships, pounding out four home runs and running away with a 14-2 victory over North Georgia in the battle of the top two teams in the country at the Moyer Sports Complex in Salem, Va.
SALEM, Va. - North Georgia College & State University's softball team faced an early 3-0 deficit on Thursday evening against 11th-ranked Indiana (Pa.), but the Saints rallied with nine unanswered runs to storm back and take a 9-4 victory on the opening day of the Division II World Series at the Salem Sports complex in Salem, Va.
Brenau University softball players Tiffany Schandera, Morgan Smith and Jenny Shepherd have been named to the 2011 Louisville Slugger All-Region team, announced Wednesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Anna Maness was named to the second team for the Golden Tigers.
DAHLONEGA - As the North Georgia College & State University softball team prepped to board its bus Tuesday for a trip to the Division II College World Series, the feelings of its players were as varied as the selection of movies to watch during the seven-hour trip to the tournament site of Salem, Virginia.