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.
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.
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.
May 14, 2011|
From staff, wire reports
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.
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.
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|
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