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.
COLUMBUS - The Peach Belt Conference announced the All-Conference team at a banquet in Columbus on the eve of the league's championship tournament at Golden Park.
The Piedmont College baseball used a late rally to defeat Huntingdon College, 5-4, and win the Great South Athletic Conference Championship on Sunday in Maryville, Tenn.
North Georgia College & State University's eight-game winning streak ended Sunday as Flagler College took a 13-7 at Bob Stein Stadium in Dahlonega.
The North Georgia baseball team erased a four-run eighth inning deficit on Saturday evening, scoring six runs late to take down Flagler College 7-5 at Bob Stein Stadium.
The North Georgia College & State University baseball team erased a five-run, first-inning deficit on Tuesday evening and rallied back to take down West Georgia 10-9 on a walk-off infield single at Bob Stein Stadium in non-conference action.
Led by three members playing in their last season, the Brenau University tennis team celebrated Senior Day by defeating Milligan College on Saturday in Gainesville.
The Brenau University softball team swept a doubleheader with No. 20 Shorter, 3-0, 3-2, on Tuesday in Gainesville. With the win, the Golden Tigers (37-7, 21-5 Southern States Athletic Conference) moved two games ahead of Shorter for first place in the conferences eastern division.
The North Georgia softball team checked in at No. 2 in the nation in the latest NFCA Division II Top 25 Poll, released Wednesday.
North Georgia's Jacob Rickett was named the Peach Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week, announced Tuesday by the league office. Rickett is the first Saints player to earn a conference weekly award this season.
For the third straight season, the North Georgia College & State University softball team is the champion of the Peach Belt Conference. After wrapping up their third straight regular season title last week, the Lady Saints made it three tournament titles in a row on Sunday with a 5-2 win over Augusta State in Florence, S.C.
Playing their 12th ranked team of the year on Saturday afternoon, the third-ranked North Georgia College & State University softball needed just one hit to inch by No. 22 Armstrong Atlantic 2-1 and advance to the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Championship game at Freedom Florence Park.
The No. 9 Brenau University softball team split a doubleheader with Lee University on Tuesday at the Lanier Park Softball Complex.
Senior Sarah Phillips threw a no-hitter for the third-ranked North Georgia College & State University softball team to cap a doubleheader sweep of Francis Marion, 2-1, 6-1, on Monday at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium in Dahlonega.
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.
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.
The Brenau University tennis team defeated Olivet Nazarene 5-0 in the second round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championship on Wednesday in Mobile, Ala.
Piedmont College defeated fourth-ranked Emory University 7-6 at the Salem Regional of the NCAA National Tournament on Sunday in Salem, Va.
Incoming Georgia Tech women's basketball freshman and Buford High senior Kaela Davis has been invited to the 2013 USA Basketball Under-19 World Championship Team trials May 16-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The world championships will be held July 18-28 in Lithuania.
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