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.
The Piedmont College baseball team was eliminated from the NCAA South Regional Tournament, falling for the second time in postseason play to the Hornets of Shenandoah University.
DAHLONEGA - The No. 3 really is the magic number at North Georgia College & State University.
Kevin Caldwell threw eight strong innings, and the Piedmont College baseball team scored six runs in the sixth inning en rout to defeating Salisbury University 10-1 in the opening round of the 2011 NCAA South Regional Tournament on Wednesday. The win was only the second NCAA postseason victory in school history for the third-seeded Lions (31-13).
DAHLONEGA - Jessica Coan and Ansley Williams were both paying attention to the success of the North Georgia College & State University softball team last year, even though neither were students at the school or members of the team.
Lees-McRae College assistant Kris Stewart has been named head basketball coach at Brenau University.
CORTLAND, NY - The Piedmont College softball team's run in the NCAA Division III tournament ended with an 8-0 loss to Cortland State Monday in Cortland, N.Y.
DAHLONEGA - The NCAA announced Monday evening that North Georgia will be one of eight host sites for the Super Regional round of the Division II Softball Championships starting Friday.
The Piedmont College baseball team opens play in the NCAA Divison III National tournament against fourth-seeded Salisbury at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Milligan, Tenn.
DAHLONEGA - North Georgia continued its dominance in regional play on Sunday, taking out Flagler College 6-1 to capture a third straight NCAA Southeast Dahlonega Regional Championship at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
DAHLONEGA -- The North Georgia College & State University softball team used a four-run fifth inning on Saturday to erase a two-run deficit and rally for a 5-4 victory over Flagler College in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II Southeast Dahlonega Regional at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
DAHLONEGA - Last season North Georgia softball pitcher Sarah Phillips won more than 50 games and was named the Peach Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year for the second straight season. This season, Phillips only has 19 wins and most likely will not win her third straight PBC award.
With North Georgia just three outs away from advancing to the Peach Belt Conference Tournament championship game, Augusta State came alive with three ninth-inning runs to avoid elimination and force a deciding third game to be held at 7 p.m. tonight at Golden Park in Columbus.
For the third consecutive year, the second-ranked North Georgia softball team will be one of 16 host teams for the opening round of the 2011 NCAA Division-II softball championships to be played around the country this weekend.
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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