Barrett Elkins was hired as the men's tennis coach at Young Harris College on Tuesday. Elkins spent nearly four years as the head men's and women's tennis and head men's and women's golf coach at Ave Maria University located in Ave Maria, Fla. He started the tennis program from scratch. Elkins graduated from the Southern Catholic College, where he initiated the college's first club tennis program.
The University of North Georgia finished third in a rifle tri-meet with North Carolina State and Memphis on Saturday in Dahlonega.
In the day's first game, the University of North Georgia jumped out to a sizable lead in the top of the first inning, capitalizing on a hit and two errors by Lynn University (2-2), before eventually losing 4-3 on Sunday in Columbus.
The last time the University of North Georgia saw the University of Montevallo, the Falcons were escaping Memorial Hall Gymnasium with a narrow win. The second time around, the Saints (8-11, 6-6 Peach Belt Conference) were able to enact revenge on the Falcons (13-9, 8-5 PBC) with an 82-76 road victory on Saturday inside Bank Trust Arena.
Despite four early errors, No. 28 Lynn University was able to claim a 9-8 win over the University of North Georgia baseball team with a walk-off double in the bottom of the 10th inning to open the Comfort Suites Classic hosted by Valdosta State University on Friday in Valdosta.
Damon Stancil, a graduate of Berry College and member of the 1998 NAIA Championship golf team, has been named Brenau University's head golf coach, the school announced Friday.
With a jumper at the 13:09 mark, Gainesville grad Jaymee Carnes eclipsed the 1,000 career points mark en route to a 30-point performance Thursday night to lead three other Saints in double figures, but it was not enough as the University of North Georgia women's basketball team fell 92-88 on the road to Columbus State University in a pivotal Peach Belt Conference West Division matchup.
For the first time in school history, three Brenau University sports teams have attained Top 5 national rankings at the same time.
The University of North Georgia softball team will start the 2013 season ranked No. 12 in NCAA Division II as voted on by 16 head coaches from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
The University of North Georgia baseball team was chosen to finish 10th in the 2013 regular season by the coaches of the Peach Belt Conference as released in the 2013 PBC Preseason Coaches poll Tuesday afternoon.
The University of North Georgia softball team has been named the favorite to win the Peach Belt Conference title for the fifth straight year as selected by the conference coaches, announced Monday.
DAHLONEGA-The North Georgia men's basketball team was unable to keep up with the fast pace of Clayton State University, falling 88-75 to the Lakers on Homecoming Saturday evening.
Gainesville grad Jaymee Carnes entered Thursday night's Peach Belt Conference game needing just three rebounds to reach 500 career boards. The North Georgia junior collected those three boards in the first three and a half minutes of the Lady Saints' 71-42 rout of Georgia Southwestern State University in Dahlonega.
Anthony Dorsey of Truett-McConnell College has been named the NAIA National Division I Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday.
Young Harris College men's basketball player Frank Adams has been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday.
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.
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